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Administrative Assistant

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


Job No: 515392; 06/20/2022


Administrative Support Coordinator I
VP of student Affairs

Salary Range: $3,276 - $5,148/Monthly


Work Schedule: Full-Time; Monday to Friday 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.; non-exempt.


Essential Functions: Under general supervision, the administrative assistant will assist the Associate Vice President of Student Life as well as support the Office of the Vice President for Student Life in the day-to-day operation and administration of the office. The incumbent will: develop agendas and takes minutes for assigned meetings; provide the Associate Vice President with essential support in the coordination, implementation, and evaluation of specialized projects; use critical thinking, reasoning, and prioritization to address a wide range of unique problems and interactions with university students, faculty, staff, and external constituents; gather and analyze data to determine impact on student retention and graduation; compile and analyze financial data to identify how resources are distributed to inform discussions on future allocations; access financial data for several equity programs, providing reports and identifying issues that may have budgetary impacts; create and maintain databases, confirm attendance for events, and generate reports as needed; reserve event venues and request catering orders as needed; draft and review a wide variety of documents, including, but not limited to, correspondence, reports, flyers, and brochures; compose general correspondence and draft text that may be used to update and enhance websites and other promotional materials; assist with reviewing and coordinating documents and forms submitted by departments in the Division of Student Life that have budgetary and fiscal impacts; process standard and electronic mail; prepare and compose correspondences, reports, and other documents; create and maintain paper and electronic records and files; arrange meetings and events; order and maintain office supplies; troubleshoot office problems; perform administrative duties in support include responding to and directing student inquiries, screening students with complaints or problems, and may personally handle such incidents based on working knowledge of Divisional policies and procedures or refer them to the appropriate Divisional staff member; and provide clerical support to other senior administrative office staff as needed.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to three years of general office experience, which includes providing ongoing work coordination and/or lead responsibilities with notable accountability for the work results of support staff or unit administrative function. Thorough knowledge of office methods, procedures, and practices. Fluency in using standard office software packages such as Microsoft Office Suite. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Comprehensive knowledge of applicable university infrastructure, policies, and procedures. Ability to: learn, interpret independently, and apply a variety of complex policies and procedure; independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects; and perform standard arithmetic functions of transactional nature, including tracking and comparing data. Demonstrated competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas, and instructions. Demonstrated ability to effectively handle a broader range of interpersonal contacts, including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature.

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 system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Preferred Qualifications & Experience: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and experience with delivering student services in a university setting.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon 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.


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin July 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is 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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women, and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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