Job Details

California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 1575983
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Secretary and Administrative Assistants


Admin Support Assistant 12 Mo


Classificaiton: Administrative Support Assistant II
Department: HSS - Politics Admin & Justice
Sub-Division: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Salary Range: $2,600 - $4,592 per month (Anticipated hiring range: $2,678 - $3,000 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 AM 5:00 PM; Tuesday, 10:00 AM 7:00 PM

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 Humanities and Social Sciences is committed in educating students to be culturally, globally, socially, historically and environmentally astute, civically responsible alumni able to navigate an increasingly complex and interconnected world. We are seeking an exceptional individual who is organized, detail oriented and possesses excellent communication skills to join our team as an Administrative Support Assistant II. 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 Assistant provides clerical and administrative assistance to both the Master of Arts in Political Science and the Master of Public Administration graduate programs in the Division of Politics, Administration and Justice. In consultation with faculty coordinators, the Administrative Support Assistant works with program applicants and graduate students to explain programs, requirements, policies, and procedures. Assists graduate students with admission and course registration. Under the guidance of the graduate program coordinators, prepares study plans and graduation checks for approval and maintains the student files for both graduate programs. Updates and maintains department website using OmniUpdate. Updates and maintains department social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Tracks and maintains alumni information. Provides front office assistance as needed, including answering phones and assisting students, staff, faculty, and guests. Under general direction, provides assistance in planning, scheduling, tracking, and executing meetings and events for the Division of Politics, Administration and Justice. Assists with departmental events such as commencement. Other duties are as assigned.


Essential Qualifications:

High School diploma or the equivalent and three years of experience in general office, clerical or secretarial work or the equivalent. General working knowledge of applicable university infrastructure, policies, and procedures. Thorough knowledge of office methods, procedures, practices, and equipment. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling with demonstrated competence in effectively presenting standard information in writing. Ability to learn, interpret independently, apply, and identify deviations from a variety of complex policies and procedures. Ability to apply independent judgment, discretion, and initiative to address problems and develop practical, thorough and, at times, creative solutions. Ability to perform arithmetic functions of a transactional nature, including tracking and comparing data. Ability to work on the front line, with a variety of campus and community individuals requiring active problem solving and effective interpersonal skills. Demonstrated competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas, and instructions. Basic typing and keyboarding skills.

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:

Prior experience working in an academic office. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software. Experience with OmniUpdate and maintaining social media accounts.


Special Working Conditions:


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; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

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).


Hiring Preference: Not Applicable
Application Deadline:

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