Administrative Support Coordinator II (501312)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description


Position Summary

The Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (DLE) is a graduate level academic department administering bilingual teaching credentials, certificates and master's degrees. The Department offers SDSU's American Sign Language courses. Faculty in the department also teach in the SDSU/Claremont Graduate University doctoral program.

The Administrative Support Coordinator II provides administrative and clerical support for an academic department. The Administrative Coordinator II position serves as a point of contact for all guests visiting the department including prospective students, current students, staff, and faculty. Work is performed independently ensuring that the department is following policy and meeting deadlines. The Administrative Support Coordinator II must be able to effectively handle highly sensitive situations and interpersonal interactions at all levels.

The Administrative Support Coordinator II: Has a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of university operational and procedural administrative work. Performs all department clerical and administrative tasks including managing the various budgets; office, travel, and program paperwork, purchasing, and reimbursements; "guide teacher" payments; calendaring; event/meeting arrangements; facilities requests; correspondence and mailings; data entry; maintaining files; and supervising student assistants. Develops class schedule drafts and maintains master class schedule, ensuring that necessary courses are offered at times that do not conflict and ensures that the department is meeting all program and fiscal obligations. Prepares and submits faculty appointment paperwork. Assists Department Chair with department faculty candidate searches, the RTP process, and lecturer, teaching associate and graduate assistant appointments including the collection of performance evaluations. Ensures all contractual obligations have been met. Processes course proposals and faculty forms for Global Campus course offerings. Assists students and faculty with a range of issues including newly admitted students with the admittance process; RDRs; official transcripts; final comprehensive exams; grade changes; and GRE collection. Maintains student files in the department office and files necessary documentation with the Graduate Division.

For more information regarding the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education, click here.

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.

Education and Experience

Entry to this classification requires 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. 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 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a higher education or public sector setting.
  • Experience working with a highly diverse student population in a university setting.
  • Experience working as a coordinator in an academic department.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Bilingual English/American Sign Language

Specialized Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with a relational database such as FilemakerPro

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,650 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,352 - $5,639 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.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 13, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by July 12, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

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.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map