Admin Support Assistant (514439)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Fresno
  • Fresno, California
  • May 14, 2022
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description


Administrative Support Assistant
(Administrative Support Assistant II)

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $3,120 - $3,276 per month

Full classification Salary Range: $3,120 - $4,592 per month
  • This is a full-time (equivalent to 40 hours per week), probationary, non-exempt position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Department Administrative Assistant and the Department Chair, the incumbent will perform a wide variety of complex clerical assignments in support of the Psychology department's faculty and students. These assignments include prioritizing and assigning clerical work for student assistants, preparing, tracking and monitoring expenditures for student and faculty travel, interpreting university policy for both students and faculty in regards to admissions/registration and a variety of other areas related to an academic department, hiring student assistants for faculty and other special projects, providing administrative/clerical support to the department graduate committee and graduate students, maintain department inventory of supplies, prepare and track department purchase requisitions, electronically admit students into our graduate programs, serve as the department's safety coordinator and be responsible for maintaining all files to meet OSHA standards. Assist with the department participation in the CSM Commencement. Update and help maintain the Psychology department's webpage, twitter and Instagram accounts.

Key Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of current office methods, procedures and practices.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other software - Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat and Google applications.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and multiple interruption environment while successfully completing many different clerical tasks in a timely manner and also maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to adjust priorities and be responsive to short-notice requests.
  • Apply judgment, discretion, and initiative in the performance of the above described job duties.
  • Learn, interpret and apply a variety of complex policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to promote teamwork and collegiality. Demonstrated reliability, punctuality, and self-motivation.
  • Coordination and organization of large scale events.

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

Education and Experience
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of progressively responsible clerical experience.

Department Summary

The Department of Psychology is concerned with the scientific study of human behavior and consciousness, and the applications of these findings to the areas of home, school work, and social relations. It covers topics such as learning, cognition, motivation, personality, psychophysiology, sexuality, group processes, cultural factors, and abnormal behavior. We are one of the largest academic departments on campus, offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees to our majors. We strive to provide exemplary service to our students and faculty and maintin positive working relationships with others on campus.

Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by May 29, 2022 will be given full consideration by the search committee.
  • Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click "Apply Now" to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

Vaccination Interim Policy

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 https://calstate. latest/ and questions may be sent to

Supplemental Information

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 California State University, Fresno. 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 Fresno State has identified 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 a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Fresno, California 93740 United States View Map