#6618 Events & Alumni Relations Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator II), College of Pro

Job description



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on May 24, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by May 23, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under general supervision of the director of the School of Journalism & Media Studies, the Events & Alumni Relations Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the School in the key areas of special events planning and execution; alumni and donor relations; class scheduling and academic student support; and technology support. This position acts as primary liaison to the dean’s office on scheduling, special events, and donor relations. The incumbent is expected to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff and students. As a primary assistant to the School director, the ASC supports the goals and activities of the School.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,333 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,115 - $5,316 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.

These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Experience coordinating events

  • A minimum of one year of professional experience in event planning

  • Experience in the professional use of digital and social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or Pinterest

  • Experience with donor relations, stewardship or related donor experience at a major university or large organization

  • Experience coordinating travel arrangements

  • Proficient in professional use of digital and social media platforms

  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience with Oracle, SIMS/R, ASTRA, WebPortal and Blackboard


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No: #6618
Posted: 5/15/2018
Application Due: 7/14/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,333 per month.