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Job ID: 7276

Job Title:

Administrative Support Assistant (Deaf Studies)

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Date Posted:

December 20, 2017

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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Administrative Support Assistant (JID 7276)

Education/Deaf Studies

Full-Time / $2539 - $2700 / 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 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 of the Department Chair, the Administrative Support Assistant provides a full range of general office clerical support to the Department of Deaf Studies and collaborates extensively with the faculty, office staff, peer mentors, and lab assistants to collectively uphold a welcoming and hospitable environment. The incumbent answers, screens, and routes telephone/videophone calls and email messages; greets all visitors to the office; manages the appointment calendar for the Academic Advisement Office; distributes incoming and outgoing mail; regularly checks department voicemail and multiple email accounts; maintains department bulletin board/display cases and MIND Screen announcements; updates department listservs; collects/posts faculty office hours; inventories/orders office supplies, services, and equipment through chargebacks and requisitions; organizes and maintains department cloud-based files; maintains all office and Information Technology (IT) equipment (videophones, copy machine, fax machine, computers, printers, laptops, adapters, cameras); maintains the resource library database and manages the reservation system for equipment and resource materials; assists in coordinating special projects, meetings, and department events; makes all room reservations for classes and special events; serves as the department delegate to assist faculty and staff with eTravel authorizations and claims; processes and files student forms; oversees the department website and coordinates changes/updates with the College of Education webmaster; manages online textbook adoptions; utilizes SOLAR to research student records, print permission numbers and reports, and other Student Assistant and Schedule of Classes tasks as needed; serves as back-up PeopleSoft Timekeeper; and performs other duties as assigned.


Equivalent to three (3) years of full-time, general office clerical work that has provided the applicant with the knowledge and abilities listed. Equivalent to full-time college or university education/vocational school training in business or job-related field may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required experience on a year for year basis. Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Thorough knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; and office methods and basic filing systems procedures and practices. Working knowledge of higher education institutions and general university policies and practices as they pertain to bachelor's degree programs. Ability and specialized skills to: organize, coordinate, and prioritize multiple tasks; learn, identify, and independently interpret and apply a variety of complex policies and procedures; investigate, analyze, and resolve routing clerical problems; work in a busy environment with frequent interruptions; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; prepare and draft memoranda and correspondence; keep moderately complex records and files; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; operate standard office equipment; and software including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $2539 - $4202 per month.

The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $2539 - $2700, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

TEMP: This is a Temporary-renewable position; end date to be determined.

General Information

This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

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 apply for the position.

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 as a condition of employment.

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: 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 prior to January 3, 2018 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:

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Northridge is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services.


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