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Emergency Hire Administrative Support Coordinator I - Agribusiness

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job no: 513423
Work type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Administrative, Temporary, Time Varies

Job Summary

Provide a full range of moderate to complex support involving the use of judgement and discretion in support of the department head and faculty of Agribusiness. Day-to-day work is performed independently and is usually of moderate scope and complexity.

Budget; responsible for projecting, monitoring, advising and reconciling budget. Track spending of professional development dollars and student hours. Provide reports to department head weekly/monthly/as needed

Initiate incoming student assistant and ISA/tutor paperwork for payroll and approve time in system monthly, as well as coordinate advertising on Mustang Jobs for all student positions available

Coordinate meetings, projects and special events as needed include the Department Advisory Board Meetings, Fall Conference, Graduation, Fall Preview, Salinas Valley Fair, Open House and other events throughout the academic year

Interpret and communicate to students, parents and prospective students administrative and academic regulations, policies and procedures of department

Update the department website and its link to industry jobs and internships; maintain department social media including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube accounts.

Coordinate and create the department newsletter.

Track donations and send timely thank you letters.

Assist with student hiring for SA/ISA, and dean’s list certificates.

Act as point-of-contact for students, parents, and prospective donors.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or its equivalent. Four years of general office support or technical experience. (Training at a vocational school or full-time college education may be substituted for two years of the required experience on the basis of one year of college education for 6 months of experience)


Anticipated Hiring Range: $18.90 - $20.79 per hour

Classification Range: $18.90 - $29.70 per hour

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to [email protected]

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

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.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Advertised: April 19, 2022 (3:15 PM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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