Executive Administrative Assistant (CAS II)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Confidential, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Working Title: Executive Administrative Assistant

Classification Title: Confidential Administrative Support II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

The Confidential Administrative Support Coordinator II (CASII) provides direction and oversight of various complex administrative operations serving Human Resources, and provides executive assistance of a complex and confidential nature to the Sr. Associate Vice President for Human Resources (Sr. AVP for HR). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, records management, policies and procedures, coordination of projects, programs and assisting with various committees. In addition, the CASII is responsible for all administrative functions performed in the Sr. AVP for HR’s Office, and provides strategic support to the directors of Human Resources and the department in general. The CASII is part of the Human Resources Management Team, reporting directly to the Sr. AVP for HR. This position works closely with Human Resources directors and their staff on various administrative tasks as needed.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime)

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,233.00 - $9,514.00 per month 

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range, within the classification range - $4,233 - $6,667 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range: 2 

Recruitment TypeRegular (probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time 

Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00PM; other hours as required

Department Information 

The Office of Human Resources supports the goals and objectives of the University through the development, implementation, and maintenance of human resource programs, policies, and processes which include the recruitment, development, and retention of diverse, competent, and talented professional personnel. Our skilled staff is available to provide you with professional and timely information, advice and counsel in the areas of benefits, classification/compensation, recruitment, employee and labor relations, payroll, and professional development and training.

Minimum Qualifications 

To enter this classification at position skill level I, the incumbent must have a basic foundation of knowledge of the principles of organization, administration and management; and the ability to analyze and find solutions to problems, work independently, communicate effectively, and write clear and concise reports. Some positions may require a basic knowledge of research techniques and statistical methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree or professional training program specific to the position (e.g., Certified Public Accountant) and directly related work experience, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

Required Qualifications


  1. Professional experience providing executive-level administrative support to a senior manager or administrator, including appointment and meeting scheduling, and travel arrangements.
  2. Experience supervising and/or providing lead work direction to staff (e.g., setting work priorities, providing direction, and delegating tasks).
  3. Experience interpreting complex policies and procedures and communicating them effectively to others.
  4. Professional experience monitoring, tracking, and reconciling budget expenditures.



  1. Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills.
  2. Knowledge of records management principles, policies, and best practices.
  3. Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and analyze issues and develop, recommend, and evaluate solutions.
  4. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and documents utilizing judgment, diplomacy, and discretion. 
  5. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  6. Ability to be flexible and adapt to change easily. 
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  8. Effective interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of staff, management, and external constituents.
  9. Ability to maintain professionalism in order to represent the Office of the Human Resources (OHR).
  10. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint).

Conditions of Employment

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.


Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Experience using web editing programs, updating web sites.
  2. Professional experience managing and coordinating small and large scale events.
  3. Professional experience working for a college or university.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter, diversity statement.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page. 

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity  
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit . 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

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

Eligibility Verification  
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:
The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


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