Classification: Administrative Support Coordinator I
Hours: Full-time / 40 hours per week
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $3,505 to $3,690 per month
CSU Salary Schedule
*CSUMB provides pay scales representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for this position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, and CSU systemwide pay for comparable jobs.
Priority Screening Date: October 31, 2023
Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled
California State University, Monterey Bay is a mid-sized university in California’s Central Coast that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees. Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, CSUMB is part of the nation’s largest four-year public university system, California State University, which educates nearly 460,000 students every year.
With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,000 students, CSU Monterey Bay is both a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our staff and faculty transform students’ lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning, and a strong emphasis on multicultural and global perspectives. CSUMB’s sustainability goal is to be carbon neutral by 2030.
The university’s Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in developing a diverse body of faculty, staff and administrators. Many appreciate living and working close to the shores of beautiful Monterey Bay, with easy access to recreational areas from Big Sur to Santa Cruz. Nearby opportunities for collaborative research include working in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Silicon Valley, and with colleagues at local research universities, including UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University.
As one of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate rental housing on East Campus, and competitive salaries for faculty and staff. With proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose, opportunities for faculty, staff and students are as endless as the shores of the nearby Pacific Ocean.
Under the general supervision of the Chair of the School of Computing and Design, the Administrative Support Coordinator is responsible for performing a full range of State and Corporation clerical and administrative assignments that are varied and complex in support of the School of Computing and Design.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provides administrative support to the Department chair and faculty. Prepares and processes work orders, pay requests, paperwork for selected external funds, personal reimbursements etc. Manages all travel arrangements ensuring all paperwork are processed accurately in a timely manner. Creates requisitions and tracks the purchase order. Assists the ASC II with research for procurement card spending and oversees the purchasing of supplies, and assists ASC II with other budget tracking.
- Supports program needs; i.e., providing scheduling assistance to the Chair and the ASC II, generating permission numbers, administering the student assistant hiring and timesheet processes, assisting in the course evaluation process each semester, tracking in student internship placement, and assists with other day-to-day operational needs of the School.
- Coordinates the logistics of variety of special events and activities including preparing agendas, scheduling meetings, reserving rooms and facilities, coordinating catering, inviting attendees, requesting parking permits, etc. Provides oversight of the event set-up/take-down and taking minutes at events whenever requested.
- Assists with outreach and recruitment activities such as creating a semi-annual newsletter, marketing materials, maintaining social media sites, communicating with high school and community college counselors and administration, and coordinating visits by faculty to such external entities as needed.
- Provides support in creating, organizing and maintaining a central filing system for confidential office files and student records. Assembles information from these filing systems in response to requests.
- Receives incoming calls, messages and visitors. Addresses questions and handles complex telephone and e-mail requests. Makes recommendations on day-to-day administrative operations and procedures, performing independently under general goals.
- Promotes and maintains an atmosphere of excellent internal and external customer service within the School and boarder community.
- Attends workshops, conferences, and advisory meetings as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Chair and other designated personnel as needed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of: applicable university infrastructure, policies, and procedures; English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; office systems and budget policies and procedures.
Skills: Experience to be fully functional in all technical aspects of work assignments. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures.
Ability to: use a broad range of technology, systems and packages; independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects; apply independently a wide variety of policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not exist; perform standard business math, such as calculate ratios and percentages, track financial data, and make simple projections; draft and compose correspondence and standard reports; handle effectively a broad range of interpersonal contacts, including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature.
Must possess 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
SPECIALIZED SKILLS REQUIRED:
Experience tracking and monitoring budgets, revenue, and expenditures. Excellent English writing skills. Experience with event planning. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and social media software.
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Technical fluency with Photoshop and/or Illustrator. Must be an exceptional listener and communicator with the ability to effectively convey information verbally and in writing. Ability to take proactive and positive measure to ensure optimal support of the office; identify confidential matters and maintain confidentiality in the highest regard; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a multicultural and diverse community using respect and effective interpersonal skills.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Professional; Google Workspace (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive, Calendar, Forms, etc.); Oracle-PeopleSoft/Common Management System or equivalent student, HR and Financial information systems; Hyperion or equivalent reporting tools; intranet drives; and internet browsers.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITION DESIGNATIONS:
- All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
- 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 will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
- This position has been designated as a sensitive position with access to:
- or control over, cash, checks, credit cards, and/or credit card account information;
- and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards.
- This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
- Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.
- This position may require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. The position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.
CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental and vision plans; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 15 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit Employee Benefits Summary. As a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.
For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Careers at CSUMB. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.
CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Human Resources at (831) 582-3389 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at https://csumb.edu/clery/asr-and-fsr-notices-availability/.
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.