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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 3029641
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Secretary and Administrative Assistants

509142 - Online Programs, College Curricular Initiatives and Funded Projects Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator I)

Classificaiton: Administrative Support Coordinator I
Department: Dean Engineering and Computer Science
Sub-Division: College of Engineering and Computer Science
Salary Range: $3,276 - $5,148 per month (Anticipated hiring salary is $3,276 per month)
Appointment Type: Temporary
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; This is a temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2023 with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if funds and/or program needs exist.

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
The College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) is committed to educating engineers and computer scientists who will graduate with state-of-the art knowledge in their chosen field and are ready to embark on careers in industry and government, or proceed to acquire advanced degrees in their own or related fields. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Online Programs, College Curricular Initiatives and Funded Projects Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Administrative Support Coordinator will provide administrative and professional support for the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) online degree programs and related curricular activities, degree programs and curricular initiatives administered by the ECS Dean's office, and post-award support for all funded grants and projects. Assists the Program Coordinators with semester course schedule building, compiles student recruitment plan, emails communications to cohorts to assist with registration and course options, preparation of study plans and grad checks, and other student interactions, by phone, email, and in person. Assists with travel and purchasing as needed. Programs are a part of larger departments, and coordination with departments personnel will be ongoing.

The Administrative Support Coordinator will also provide post-award support for all funded grants and projects which will include all external grants, intramural grants, and projects sponsored by industry, foundation, or individuals. Assists faculty with budget management, purchasing, and student worker hiring and timekeeping, and grant reporting requirements. Serves as liaison between the ECS Dean's office and the University campus at large (e.g., Academic Programs, Scheduling, Finance, Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, University Extended Education, Philanthropic Foundation, Auxiliary Services Corporation, etc.). Works independently on majority of assigned tasks to resolve daily problems using judgment and sound solutions while being mindful of campus and ECS policies and procedures. Performs work on projects with varied complexity. Engages in a broad range of interpersonal contacts. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
High School diploma or the equivalent and four years of progressively responsible experience in general office, clerical or secretarial work or the equivalent. Thorough, detailed knowledge of applicable university infrastructure, policies, and procedures. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Thorough knowledge of office systems with the ability to use a range of technology, systems and software packages. Ability to independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects. Ability to apply a variety of policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not exist. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures. Ability to perform standard business math including calculating ratios and percentages, tracking financial data, and making simple projections. Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports. Ability to handle effectively a broad range of interpersonal contacts including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Self-starter with front-line customer service experience and a strong customer service orientation. Clerical and administrative support experience in an academic environment at a university level. Demonstrated excellent written and oral communications skills to ensure effective communication with a wide audience (e.g., students, academic administrators, faculty, sponsoring agency representatives, and the general public). Knowledge and experience using CMS/PeopleSoft or databases. Knowledgeable about grant management (federal, state, and private foundation). Detail oriented. Ability to be proactive about deadlines.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours.

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the State of California.

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 and questions may be sent to

Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2022 (9:00 PM)

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