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Office Assistant, Engineering & Computer Science - Internship & Career Services Office

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Working Title: Office Assistant

Classification Title: Administrative Support Assistant II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Thursday, September 15th @ 11:55pm PDT

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Internship and Career Services Director, Office Assistant (Administrative Support Assistant II) is the first point of contact for the Internship and Career Services office in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Responsibilities for this position are varied and include: front line contacts with a variety of campus and community individuals; providing excellent customer service, assisting with information requests and problem solving; handling tasks with frequent interruptions; maintaining and safeguarding confidential data and materials at all times; assisting with coordinating events and providing other clerical and administrative support.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $ 3,120.00 - $ 4,592.00 per month 

Hiring Range:$ 3,120.00 - $ 4,592.00 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range:  2

Recruitment Type: Temporary (Annually Renewable)

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan 12 months 

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm. Occasional evenings and weekends required. 

Department Information 

The College of Engineering and Computer Science is dedicated to providing high quality education that will transform students into professionals capable of contributing to the advancement of technological knowledge, progress, well-being and sustainable growth of our Capital region and the State of California. The mission of the College of Engineering and Computer Science is to focused heavily on producing career-ready engineering, computer science and construction management professionals who possess the critical thinking skills, creativity, communication skills and the problem solving abilities necessary to make an immediate and lasting contribution to their profession. Our sixty-eight full-time faculty members earned their degrees at some of the nation’s best universities. They are dedicated to personally educating and training young people, and share a practical, design-oriented philosophy which encourages independent thinking and problem solving. The academic programs prepare our 4,000 students for both professional practice and advanced study in their chosen disciplines.
http://www.ecs.csus.edu/

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires fundamental written and oral communication skills, including a sound foundation in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; an ability to understand standard office procedures; an ability to operate standard office equipment; an ability to learn office technology systems; an ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; and typing and keyboard skills.

These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through completion of a high school program or its equivalent and some experience in an office environment.

Required Qualifications 

Experience:
1. Experience performing clerical or administrative support duties in an office environment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
2. Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service in a busy environment
3. Effective communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with a variety of individuals on campus and in the community to engage in effective problem solving.
4. Ability to apply independent judgement, discretion, and initiative to address problems and develop practical, thorough and creative solutions.
5. Fluency in using standard office software packages (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) with the ability to generate spreadsheets and manipulate data
6. Strong organization and time management skills 

Conditions of Employment:
- Ability to pass a background check

Preferred Qualifications 

7. Knowledge of social media platforms and marketing strategies
8. Knowledge of University system software such as CMS PeopleSoft, Handshake, Parking requests, SacLink.
9. General working knowledge of applicable university infrastructure, policies and procedures

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter.

Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualifications.

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. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

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 https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr-empservices@csus.edu

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

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 https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html. 

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 https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html . 

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 https://www.csus.edu/clery . 
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.

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.

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