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Administrative Support Coordinator II

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Position Summary

The Administrative Support Coordinator II is a staff member of the Fowler College of Business assigned to the Finance, Management and Marketing (FMM) department office.  The Administrative Support Coordinator II serves as the lead to department Administrative Support Assistants and as the Administrative Support Coordinator to the three department chairs. 

The position is under the direction of the department chairs and is responsible for interpreting and ensuring adherence to applicable University policies and procedures while facilitating the smooth operation of all aspects of the department office including lead direction to the administrative support assistants and student assistants.

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.

Department Summary

The Department of Finance at San Diego State University offers undergraduate specializations in the areas of Finance, Financial Services, and Real Estate. Graduate programs are available in Finance and Financial & Tax Planning.  Career opportunities for finance graduates include positions with business and nonprofit organizations in financial management, protection of assets, client services, evaluation and selection of securities for investment portfolios and loan management, financial and estate planning along with wealth management, and real estate services, development and property management. The Department supports research in real estate, financial management, financial planning, and investments.

The Department of Management offers undergraduate specializations in Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, and General Management. MBA specializations in Entrepreneurship and General Management prepare masters’ students for tomorrow’s leadership challenges. Career opportunities for graduates in domestic and international business, human resources, corporate governance, and organizational management. The Department supports research and teaching focused on understanding a wide range of organizations from a variety of perspectives, including entrepreneurship innovation, leadership, diversity, human resource management, employee and firm performance, ethics, strategic management, corporate governance, and international management.

The Department of Marketing offers undergraduate specializations in Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Professional Selling and Sales Management.  Career opportunities for graduates include sales and sales management, brand management, marketing research, market analyst, retailing, advertising, digital and social media, media planning and buying, and positions in advertising and marketing communications agencies as account planners or account executives. The Department supports research and teaching focused on understanding branding, communication, sales, health, and consumer welfare. They apply behavioral, quantitative, and managerial orientations to explore how marketers can engage with consumers, how organizations can advance sales, and how consumers understand and communicate about brands.

For more information regarding the Fowler College of Business, click here.

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. 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.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in an academic setting is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Minimum 3-years of related progressive office/work experience is preferred.
  • Ability to perform business math, analyze budgetary data, and make accurate projections requiring some inference.
  • Ability to effectively handle interpersonal interactions at all levels.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,300 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: $3,865 - $6,336 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. 

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on April 19, 2024.  To receive full consideration, apply by April 18, 2024.  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 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.

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

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Tina Deesen at


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