Job #6985 Administrative Support Assistant II, Political Science-College of Arts and Letters

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Job Title: Administrative Support Assistant II, Political Science-College of Arts and Letters
Location: San Diego Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 6985



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

Initial review of applications will begin on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by Tuesday, June 25, 2019. 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 ful-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before January 11, 2020, with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. 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 clerical staff consists of one Administrative Support Coordinator II and one full-time Administrative Support Assistant II, as well as work study and student assistant positions. The Political Science Department conducts a full range of normal departmental activities. The Administrative Support Assistant II position reports to both the Administrative Support Coordinator II and the Department Chair.

Expected objectives of the position are that the Political Science Department will receive essential support. Correspondence, research, and other materials will be prepared accurately, neatly, and promptly. Requests for information will receive accurate and prompt responses. Complete files will be maintained. Reproduction requests will be handled efficiently and in a timely manner. Student workers will receive prompt and appropriate training. Equipment will be maintained. Telephones, receptionist, and mail responsibilities will be met efficiently and courteously. Department special events will be successfully organized.

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Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,730 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,600 - $4,458 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 fundamental written and oral communication skills, including a sound foundation in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; an ability to understand standard office procedures; an ability to operate standard office equipment; an ability to learn office technology systems; an ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations; and typing and keyboard skills.

These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through completion of a high school program or its equivalent and some experience in an office environment.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Some experience working in an office environment.
  • Experience working in a university setting preferred.
  • Experience coordinating administrative support functions for a group
  • Experience with data entry and updating database records
  • Some experience with budgets.
  • Proficient with 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) 594-1663.


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.

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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: 6985
Posted: 6/13/2019
Application Due: 8/12/2019
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