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 Thursday, December 6, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by Wednesday, December 5, 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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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 departmental support staff consists of both office and technical staff. The office consists of one Administrative Coordinator II, one Administrative Support Coordinator I, and one Administration Support Assistant II. The office also consists of a work study position, student assistant positions and volunteer summer interns through local high schools, and other volunteers. The departmental technical support staff consists of two full-time Operating Systems Analysts, one full-time Information Technology Consultant, one full-time Programmer Analyst, as well as technical student assistant positions and volunteer summer interns and volunteers. The Department of Geography conducts a full range of normal departmental activities. The Administrative Support Assistant II position reports to both the Department Chair and the Administrative Support Coordinator II.
The essential duties of this position are to provide administrative support assistance in the promotion of the department and its programs through various media outlets, and provide clerical and administrative support for the faculty, staff, and students in the Department of Geography. This position is also responsible for providing backup support to the Administrative Support Coordinators I and II; and to coordinate the public relations efforts of the department (via YouTube, social media, newsletters, mailings, etc.)
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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.
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
Experience and/or Education in one or more of the following: Public Relations, Advertising, Media Relations.
Experience working in an academic setting
Customer service experience in an office setting.
Experience in the professional use of digital and social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, and/or Pinterest
Experience with Adobe Suite and Desktop Publishing programs
Demonstrated Work Experience, Training or Education in Public Relations, Advertising, Media Relations or other-related field.
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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.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.