6817 Administrative Support Coordinator I, College of Arts and Letters - Dean's Office

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by Tuesday, December 4, 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.

The Dean's clerical staff consists of three Administrative/Analyst Specialists, two Administrative Support Coordinators II, and one Administrative Support Coordinator I. This position is responsible for providing daily coverage of reception desk and phone lines as well as clerical support functions.  The position reports to the Director of Resources Management.

Under the general supervision and guidance of the Director of Resources Management, the Administrative Support Coordinator I will serve as the public face of the College of Arts and Letters Dean’s Office to visitors in person and on the phone, and will assure that operations in the front office proceed as efficiently as possible. The ASC I will be responsible for multiple work assignments related to budget and financial activity for the Dean’s Office and for CAL’s Systems Support Group and the Social Science Research Laboratory, using independent judgment and coordination with the campus community. S/he will assist the Dean’s Assistant in organizing the College’s standing committees and assisting with routine internal events.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,988 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,846 - $4,998 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 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

  • Budget experience
  • Experience coordinating administrative support functions for a group
  • Experience with data entry and updating database records
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.


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) 594-1139.

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. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

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.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

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: 6817
Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 1/31/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,988 per month