Administrative Support Assistant II (504138)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description


Position Summary

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese has nine Tenured and Tenure-Track faculty members, 15 lecturers, 22 teaching associates, six graduate assistants, one Administrative Support Coordinator II and one Administrative Support Assistant II, as well as work study, student assistant, and tutor positions. The number of part-time faculty and teaching associates varies from semester to semester. This position is under the supervision of the Department Chair.

The Administrative Support Assistant II (ASA II) acts as liaison between Graduate Division evaluators and department Graduate Advisor. They will support the Graduate Advisor during the admissions process with the Cal State Apply site, transcripts, scores, and Interfolio access. The ASA II will serve as the department receptionist and will assist students, faculty, and the general public, speaking either English or Spanish as appropriate. In addition to assisting the Administrative Support Coordinator in maintaining and updating the department website, they will update and maintains the department's social media accounts. The ASA II assists the Administrative Support Coordinator in the preparation of correspondence regarding the Spanish Master's Program, the Translation Studies Program, and other routine correspondence.

For more information regarding the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Entry to this classification requires fundamental written and oral communication skills, including a sound foundation in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; an ability to understand standard office procedures; an ability to operate standard office equipment; an ability to learn office technology systems; an ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations; and typing and keyboard skills.

These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through completion of a high school program or its equivalent and some experience in an office environment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a university setting

Specialized Skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,912 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,912 - $4,592 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 2, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by September 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Employment Services at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map