Administrative Support Assistant (8131)

California State University    Northridge, CA
Job Description
$2,600 - $3,717 a month

Administrative Support Assistant (JID 8131) Research and Graduate Studies Full Time / up to $2900/mo. CSUN's Commitment to You CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community. About the University One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond. Major Duties Under general supervision, the Administrative Support Assistant provides clerical and general office support to the Research and Graduate Studies office. The incumbent answers phones; schedules meetings; reserves rooms; organizes files; maintains office calendar; maintains office supplies; sorts and distributes mail; is responsible for scanning, faxing, copying; and data entry; covers font desk and assists students and faculty walk-ins; monitors office email account(s) and forwards email to appropriate individual; assist with organizing office events; and performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Equivalent to one (1) year of full-time, general office clerical work that has provided the applicant with the knowledge and abilities listed; two years preferred. Equivalent to full-time college or university education/vocational school training in business or job-related field may be substituted for the required experience on a year for year basis. Alpha/numeric data entry at 45 keystrokes per minute. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Working knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; and office methods and basic filing systems procedures and practices. Ability and specialized skills to: learn, interpret, and communicate standard university policies and procedures; perform multiple tasks in a busy work environment; identify and resolve routine clerical problems; screen telephone calls, visitors and mail; establish and maintain a cooperative working relationships; read and write a level appropriate to the duties of the position; and operate standard office equipment and software. University experience, good written and oral communication skills, knowledge of data entry and events planning, ability to work in a fast pace environment with attention to detail preferred. Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule The university offers an excellent benefits package. The salary range for this classification is: $2600 - $3717 per month. The anticipated HIRING RANGE is up to $2900 per month, dependent upon qualifications and experience. HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period. General Information A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position. The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. How To Apply Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet. Applications received through February 22, 2019, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled. In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below: www.csun.edu/careers Equal Employment Opportunity CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 20:55:57 GMT

Recent from Blog

The Jobrino blog is written with jobseeker and employers in mind to enable them to realize their full potential. Jobrino blog is your one-stop destination to find new research about the workplace and the latest insights into the employment market.

How To Explain Gap In Employment

No matter what job profile you work in, one of the most crucial parts of job hunting process is having a resume that gets noticed. However, it’s probably the most challenging question that ...

Read more

Find Me a Job | How Recruitment Agencies Can Help You Find Job

If you’re frustrated in your job search.   Is your application not getting the desired response? ...

Read more

Are You Ready for 6 Different Types of Job Interviews?

Like people, job interview comes in all shape and sizes. The question is are you ready for these types of Job Interviews. Every employer has a preferred style of interviewing a candidate for obtaining information they need for their hiring decision. ...

Read more

The Dos and Don’ts of Switching Roles within a Company

There are plenty of reasons for switching roles within a company. May be the job position you’re in doesn’t suit you because you are not able to leverage your skills and attributions, or maybe you’ve a cultural clash with your current manager and/or team, you want to expand your horizons ...

Read more