Administrative Support Assistant (499467)

  • California State University (CSU) Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 15, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place. Learn more:

Major Duties
Under general supervision, the Administrative Support Assistant acts as the initial point of contact and provides support customer service for inquiries (phone and in-person, and e-mail) for Business Operations, which requires a general understanding of the functions performed in the other units within the department. The incumbent provides academic support for the students, applicants and prospective students to the Department.
• Tracks prerequisites and testing completion of applicants and students, reports classification and student program changes to Graduate Studies, refers students to correct area based on inquiry.
• Assists with the application process, which includes retrieving applications and data from the electronic application system, receiving application documents and creating applicant files by program specialization, scheduling applicant interviews and reserving interview locations in collaboration with faculty.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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• Equivalent to three (3) years of full-time, general office clerical work that has provided the applicant with the knowledge and abilities listed. Previous clerical student assistant or clerical office experience and experience with CSUN Solar account access and systems, preferred.
• Equivalent to full-time college or university education/vocational school training in business or job-related field may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Thorough knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; and office methods and basic filing systems procedures and practices.
• Ability and specialized skills to: organize, coordinate, and prioritize multiple tasks; learn, identify, and independently interpret and apply a variety of complex policies and procedures; review and resolve routine clerical problems.
• Ability to work with interruptions, keep deadlines, communication with various areas of the campus, College and Department. Warm, professional manner. Self-starter with collaborative team spirit.
• Work in a busy environment with frequent interruptions; prepare and draft memoranda and correspondence; keep moderately complex records and files; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; proficient in the use of computers; email, document preparation, correspondence, label making and office equipment.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
• The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to; medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
• Classification: 1032 / Administrative Support Assistant
• The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $2912 -$3100, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The salary range for this classification is: $2912 -$4592 per month.
• HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday.
• REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

General Information
• Applications received through May 11, 2021, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
• This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
• A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. 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.
• The person holding this position may be 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.
• Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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