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Department Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator I)

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

Working Title: Department Coordinator

Department Name: Psychology

Division: Academic Affairs

Classification Title: Administrative Support Coordinator I

Classification Salary Range: $3,505 - $5,508 per month

The final salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

About the Department/Position:

Under the general supervision of the Dean for the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences (CNBS) and in collaboration with the Chair for the Psychology Department, the Department Coordinator will perform a variety of administrative tasks for the Department. Assigned responsibilities will include answering the telephone; scheduling the Chair's appointments; preparing travel requests and expense claims; purchasing supplies and equipment; performing budget and class schedule data entry; preparing and routing documents for signature approval; assisting with the recruitment process for full-time and part-time faculty; and coordinating the overall effective administrative operations of the Department.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the Department Chair
  • Provide department-related administrative assistance to the faculty
  • Compile and prepare data and materials for special reports and/or projects
  • Provide training and directions to the student assistant
  • Monitor department budgets and track expenditures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience, typically 3 years. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of office systems and ability to use a broader range of technology, systems, and packages
  • Thorough knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, methods, and records management;
  • Knowledge of proper customer service-oriented techniques
  • Skill in planning, organizing, coordinating and performing work in complex situations
  • Ability to apply independently a wide variety of policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not exist;
  • Ability to handle effectively a broader range of interpersonal contacts, including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, or Education 

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • 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 prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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