• Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 19, 2022
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support

Job Description

Job No: 516787; 8/4/2022

Administrative Support Assistant I
Office for Students with Disabilities

Salary Range: $3120- $3,829/Monthly

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

Essential Functions: Reporting to the Director and Associate Director and under the general direction of the Assistive Technology and Alternative Media Coordinator, the incumbent is responsible for assisting in production which includes the conversion of printed materials into electronic text (e-text), Braille, large print, and tactile graphics to accommodate students with disabilities. The incumbent contacts and collaborates with publishers and external agencies to obtain required e-texts; performs quality control checks on files produced by student assistants; evaluates and ensures print materials are prepared for the best file conversion; scans and edits materials into electronic files; and organizes completed electronic files as per the established file archiving procedures for storage. Day-to-day work is performed independently with general instructions, except for new assignments. The incumbent will help organize multiple priorities. The incumbent is primarily accountable for their own work results.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time general office experience, Knowledge of assistive technology. Must have general computer skills (Windows), and strong skills in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Capacity to identify and solve problems and refer more complex problems to appropriate staff. Ability to respond to routine inquiries and explain standard policies and procedures to others. 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.

Desired Qualifications: Associate's or bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences, public, or business administration, or job-related field. Knowledge of and experience with specialized software such as, but not limited to Kurzweil 3000, Kurzweil Firefly, JAWS, and Magic. Knowledge of Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software. Familiarity with computer imaging (scanning) and computer image editing skills. Good database management skills.

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 systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

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 August 18, 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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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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