The Operations & Resources Coordinator has a key role in the Career Services department and serves as an important asset to the department’s leadership and staff. This role works on various projects across internal teams and stakeholders. Embraces innovation and forward thinking to meet operational priorities and goals. The position supports the front desk, development of budgets, student payroll and training, writing of correspondence with vendors and manages fiscal operations, accounts payable, and procurement. In coordination with the front desk staff organizes and schedules meetings with campus partners, alumni, employers, and community members.
It serves as the first touch for students, industry partners, and other stakeholders and serves as a resource and valued contributor to staff and leadership decision-making.
This position integrates all facets of Career Services operations by supporting the following areas:
- Operations, Administration, & Finance
- Programs, Resources, & Special Projects
- Technology Systems & Reporting/Outcomes
- Risk Management & Compliance
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.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University.
The Division facilitates the academic and career success, personal growth, and well-being of all students, and works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations, and organizational structure while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging, and inclusion.
We accomplish this through the following activities:
- Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world.
- Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all backgrounds.
- Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, faculty, and staff, including enhancing the learning environment, expanding learning opportunities for all students inside and outside the classroom, and expanding and connecting opportunities for students to participate in transformational experiences.
- Developing leaders who believe in and lead others toward supporting civility, mutual respect, and diversity in our society and workplaces; and Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
“The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community’s diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic, and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.”
The department of Career Services is a unit in the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity. It is an innovative, reputable, globally recognized leader supporting education, workforce, and economic development.
The Career Services department serves students by supporting their career development journey through the following activities:
- Career exploration
- Professional development
- Employment preparation and experiential learning
- Industry engagement and employment outcomes
The Career Services department serves industry partners by supporting their talent acquisition and business needs through the following activities:
- Workforce development planning and consulting
- Professional development
- Direct services and resources to support talent acquisition
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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 orally and in writing. Requires a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages. High School diploma or equivalent combined with several years of related office work experience.
- Experience using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and/or Career Services Management (CSM) systems and other technology platforms that may include Handshake, CalJOBS, Neoserra, Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), Discord, Trello, and Monday.com.
- Experience working in career services, business/employer services, entrepreneurship services, and/or higher education.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,681 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.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,681 - $6,034 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
Principles of Community
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU’s Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on May 29, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by May 28, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
CSU Vaccine Policy: The California State University has established a policy requiring faculty, staff, and students accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To access the SDSU campus, you must be fully up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster if you are eligible for one, or request a medical, religious, or off campus exemption, as applicable.
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 and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, 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 SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
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