Department Coordinator

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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: 538755; 04/26/2024

Department Coordinator
Administrative Support Coordinator II
New Student and Family Engagement

Salary Range: $3,865 - $6,336/Monthly (Budgeted Hiring Salary Range: $3,865 - $4,200/Monthly)

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Director, the Department Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day administrative and business operations of the department, including scheduling meetings, coordinating student payroll, maintaining, and preparing budgets, and preparing travel and purchasing requests. The incumbent will oversee department Human Resources processes and work closely with the division's business operations manager on maintaining budgets and processing budget-related documents. The Department Coordinator serves as the principal customer service agent for the department. The incumbent will frequently take the lead in researching relevant University policies and procedures and gather the necessary background required to make recommendations on issues that may have a broad impact across the department. The incumbent will serve as the coordinator for Campus Tours Unit and will supervise Tours and Administrative Aide student assistants. Fully and accurately execute administrative and fiscal documents including but not limited to travel requests and claims, purchase orders and requisitions, employee account modifications, and budget and expenditure transfers in a timely manner. Proactively reconcile expenditures and guarantee timely payment of invoices and credit card statements, including performing necessary campus and/or vendor follow up to ensure department's financial responsibilities are met. Maintain accurate records and creates budget projections for quarterly assessment and review. Coordinate and maintain calendars, coordinate meetings, create agendas, and prepare materials for meetings. Oversee Human Resources processes for the department, including the recruitment, separation, and affiliated processes for professional and student assistant staff. Support the initial onboarding of all new professional and student assistant staff. Verify work hours and process monthly payroll for student assistants. Maintain reasonable inventory of office supplies and equipment and execute required purchasing paperwork for supplies, services, hardware, and software for the department. Oversee the control and scheduling of all maintenance, repair, and remodeling work in the area. Maintain professional and technical knowledge relevant to the various responsibilities of the position. Use critical thinking and independent judgment to analyze and anticipate the administrative needs of the office to ensure smooth and successful daily operations. Serve as coordinator for the Campus Tours unit, ensuring smooth daily operations and engaging campus guest experiences. Effectively supervise the Campus Tour Guide/Office Aide student assistant team. Collect user experience and process data to generate and present semester/quarterly program assessment. Provide knowledgeable, accurate, and courteous support via phone, e-mail, and in person to ensure a positive service experience for students, parents, and campus guests. Remain knowledgeable and conversant on all activities, programs, and services offered by the department to effectively communicate the same to constituents. Establish and maintain close working relationships with other campus offices and departments both in-person and via electronic communication to achieve timely, accurate, and best-case resolutions to student, parent, and/or guest issues and concerns. Attend necessary trainings and divisional and/or university meetings to maintain/enhance customer service skills and increase knowledge of current best practices. Assist the director with special projects as assigned and provide thoughtful and dedicated support for other NSFE, Division of Student Life, and/or campus-wide events and initiatives as needed. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to four years of general office experience, which included providing ongoing work coordination and/or lead responsibilities. Bachelor's degree may substitute for one year of professional experience. Independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures. Ability to perform standard business math including calculating ratios and percentages, tracking financial data, and making simple projections. Ability to effectively handle a broad range of interpersonal contracts including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature. Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports. In-person work. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.


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 on 5/10/2024 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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