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Department Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 516628
Work type: Staff
Location: San José
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

 

Job Summary

*This position is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Justice Studies department and 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the Psychology department.*

Reporting to the Director of Resources and Operations, the Department Coordinator provides administrative support to the Departments of Psychology and Justice Studies within the College of Social Sciences. Working independently under direct supervision, this position performs moderate to complex clerical and administrative support duties for the department chair, administrative staff, and faculty. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as front-line receptionist, answers phones, greets faculty, staff, students and visitors
  • Coordinates and is responsible for the production of department publications including layout, copy editing, and proofreading
  • Coordinates and maintains departmental databases
  • Maintains a list of faculty office hours, and maintains green-sheet and exam files
  • Designs outreach materials
  • Maintains semester restricted course lists
  • Assists students seeking codes for restricted courses
  • Responsible for coordination of special events, receptions, and department convocation.
  • Maintains and updates department website
  • Provides ongoing support to faculty members and chair, prepares and maintains faculty office hour’s list; prepares and distributes textbook order forms; maintains syllabi files
  • Coordinates and provides logistical support for activities such as department and university balloting procedures and distributing agendas and materials
  • Provides administrative support to graduate advisors in coordinating the graduate admissions process for the MA, Clinical and Industrial Organization Psychology programs
  • Maintains applicant files and assists in the coordination of graduate program committee reviews/interviews
  • Works with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research to ensure each accepted applicant package is complete
  • Reconcile monthly ProCard statement

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to draft, compose and appropriately format correspondence and standard reports
  • Thorough knowledge of software applications: word processing, spreadsheet, database and website management, and Adobe Suite.
  • Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Scheduling, Student Administration, CFS, FTS and email programs such as Gmail
  • Ability to handle multiple work priorities, prioritize, organize and plan work and projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and public relations skills
  • Website development/management and graphic design skills.
  • Ability to effectively write and present reports to the Chair of the department
  • Ability to maximize productivity through the use of appropriate tools
  • Ability to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of all operational functions

 

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents
  • Two years of related office work experience or a combination of education and experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Clerical experience in an office setting (maintaining files, answering phones, and customer service)
  • Experience in Web maintenance
  • Purchasing experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Adobe Suite, web development/management software, graphic design skills, and email programs such as Gmail

 

Compensation

Classification: Administrative Support Coordinator I
Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,820/month - $4,180/month
CSU Salary Range: $3,276/month - $5,148/month

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.

 

 

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: July 21, 2022 through August 7, 2022. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

 

Work Schedule

8:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Justice Studies department; Monday through Friday

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the Psychology department; Monday through Friday

 

Contact Information

University Personnel
jobs@sjsu.edu
408-924-2252

 

CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (including all booster doses of an approved vaccine for which an individual is eligible per current CDC recommendations) or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. As a condition of employment, any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as well as with other safety measures established on the campus. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to jobs@sjsu.edu.

 

Additional Information

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

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All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Security-Report.pdf. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at clerycompliance@sjsu.edu.

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf. The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at uhs-frontdesk@sjsu.edu.

 

 

Equal Employment Statement

San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

 

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Last Updated May 23, 2022