Art Department Office Support Coordinator

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

Working Title: Art Department Office Support Coordinator

Classification Title: Administrative Support Coordinator I

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Thursday, July 18, 2024, @ 11:55 p.m. 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

Under the general supervision of the Chair, with lead direction of the Administrative Support Coordinator (ASC II), the Administrative Support Coordinator I is responsible for providing administrative support to the Art Department office, performing a broad range of clerical functions and administrative activities of the office. The incumbent also provides front desk reception duties. This position will serve as a central source of information about policies, procedures, and activities for faculty, staff, students, and visitors, with tact and professionalism.

FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime compensation)

Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,680 per month-$3,938 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,680 per month - $5,783 per month

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Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment TypeRegular (Probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday - 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Department Information 

The Art Department at Sacramento State is a vibrant and dynamic hub of artistic excellence and creative exploration. We are a dedicated community of artists, scholars, and professionals committed to pushing the boundaries of visual arts and fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. We offer a comprehensive range of undergraduate (BA and BFA) and graduate (MFA) programs that provide immersive, hands-on experiences across a diverse range of mediums and techniques. We believe that a truly vibrant artistic community celebrates and uplifts diverse voices and experiences. Our curriculum, faculty, and programming are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and empowered. We actively work to dismantle barriers and promote equity, ensuring that all members of our community have the resources and support they need to thrive. The Art Department is more than just an academic program—it's a community where innovation, collaboration, and the pursuit of artistic and academic excellence thrive.

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.

These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience.

Required Qualifications 

  1. Demonstrated ability to maintain a welcoming and inclusive work environment with diverse colleagues and constituents including faculty, students, staff, invited guests, and members of the community.
  2. Demonstrated history of and commitment to building and maintaining a respectful and professional work environment.
  3. Strong problem solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills
  4. Demonstrated ability to work independently and productively, with general instructions.
  5. Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and external constituencies, both verbally and in writing.
  6. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  7. Proficient experience using standard office equipment, and software programs (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite, Excel and Outlook, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Cloud, Zoom, etc.).
  8. Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports.
  9. Ability to perform business math, such as calculate ratios and percentages, create Excel formulas, track financial data, and make simple projections
  10. Experience with interpreting, understanding and applying policies and procedures to ensure best practices in office management.
  11. Demonstrated ability to apply independent judgment, discretion, and initiative to address problems and develop practical solutions.
  12. Experience handling confidential information, interpersonal interactions at all levels and highly sensitive interpersonal situations.
  13. Experience providing office reception services, including answering questions in a professional manner, such as from walk-ins, phone, Zoom, and email.
  14. Demonstrated ability to maintain the workflow of the front office and anticipate upcoming deadlines, events, and tasks.
  15. Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to initiate and independently plan, organize, prioritize, multitask and coordinate work
  16. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Experience using University systems, such as Common Management System, Data Warehouse, and Astra, etc.
  2. Knowledge of website maintenance and social media platforms
  3. Experience in working with the creative community and/or scholars and artists in the creative fields.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter.

Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.

About Sacramento 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 is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

“As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student success; teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity; justice, diversity, equity and inclusion; resource development and sustainability; dedicated community engagement, and wellness and 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.

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 (Clery 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 from the Office of Clery Compliance & Training by emailing

Under the Clery Act, this position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) depending upon the role on campus and/or job duties. If this position is identified by the Director of Clery Compliance & Training as a CSA position, you will be notified via email and will be assigned the appropriate training in CSU Learn.

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.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 

Out of State Employment

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.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (ie. 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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