Admin Support Assistant II (10/12)

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


Working Title: Administrative Support Assistant II (10/12) 

Classification Title: Administrative Support Assistant II - Communications Department (10/12)

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday January 30th, 2023 @ 11:55pm PST

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

The incumbent provides administrative support to the Department of Communication Studies. The department is comprised of Communication Studies, Journalism and Film Studies. Serving approximately 1200 FTE, 70 Faculty members- Full time and Temporary, as well as 3.5 staff members.

FLSA:  Non-Exempt (eligible for overtime compensation) 

CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,782 - $4094 per month 

Hiring Range: $2782- $2875

Salary Grade/Range:  II

Recruitment TypeRegular 

Time BaseFull-Time 

Pay Plan 10/12. This position is on the 10/12 Pay Plan. The off-work months are June and July. Benefits and salary are paid over 12 months.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm Work will be performed on-site; not eligible for telecommuting.

Department Information 

Communication Studies offers programs that focus on understanding the communication process and developing skills to communicate effectively. We offer a wide range of courses in interpersonal, group, and organizational communication, rhetorical theory and criticism, public relations, mass communication and research methodologies. Concentrations include general communication studies, public relations, journalism and film. We foster an inclusive learning environment with students and faculty from all walks of life and our courses are taught by award-winning faculty with expertise across communication studies.

For more information please visit our website

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 office procedures; an ability to operate standard office equipment; an ability to learn office technology; an ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; and typing and keyboard skills.
These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through completion of high school program or its equivalent and some experience in the office environment.

Required Qualifications 

1. Experience providing high level of customer service.
2. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with others from diverse backgrounds
3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to provide information clearly and concisely
4. Strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to complete projects and meet deadlines
5. Ability to perform clerical tasks of routine nature.
6. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve a variety of problems
7. Ability to work in a team and collaborative environment.
8. Proficiency in standard office equipment such as PC Computer, Copier, Risograph duplicator, fax machine, multi-use phone system, collator.
9. Fluency in standard software programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
10. Ability to use judgement and discretion in support of department office activities.

Preferred Qualifications 

11. Knowledge of Common Management System (CMS) Dreamweaver, CDDnet/Dashboard, Mac computer, or Pro Tools.

Condition of Employment:

  • Ability to pass background check

Documents Needed to Apply

List documents needed for this position: Resume and cover letter 

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 and questions may be sent to

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 

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.

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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