Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Life, and under the leadership/direction of the Program Lead for the Esports Engagement Center and the IT Division Project Manager, the Assistant Coordinator assists in the development and implementation of programs that facilitate growth in the areas of scholarship, personal and leadership development, citizenship, campus engagement and the clarification of personal values. The Assistant Coordinator will be trained to provide guidance and mentoring, through programming and advising efforts, to students at SDSU, especially those connected with the Esports Engagement Center. This person assists with the daily operations of the Esports Engagement Center, including supporting student assistants, assisting with the design and implementation of programs, and partnering with campus departments. The Assistant Coordinator will be trained to serve as a Coordinated Care Advisor, providing holistic support and advice to students. Additionally, they engage with a variety of center, office, sub-divisional, divisional, and campus-wide activities that support student engagement in and outside of the classroom.
The Assistant Coordinator is responsible for completion of program-related tasks or projects assigned by the appropriate administrator. The Assistant Coordinator in this position also provides back-up generalist support to other program coordinators within the Office of the Dean of Students, including (but not limited to) the Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life, the Center for Student Organizations & Activities, the Well-being & Health Promotion department, the Glazer Center for Leadership and Service, the Center for Commuter Life, Campus Assistance, Response, Engagement, and Support (CARES), SDSU Connects, and Student Life programs that support retention, academic excellence and enhance graduation rates. Evening and weekend work are routinely part of this position.
This person has a duty to report through Title IX and a responsibility to uphold the Clery Act as a Campus Security Authority.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2024, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated as 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.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego. Department Summary
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University. Departments include, but not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs; Basic Needs Center/ECRT; Career Services; Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach and Success; Communications Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs; Financial Aid and Scholarships; Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center; New Student and Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center; Student Financial Center: Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being & Health Promotion; Cultural Centers; and programming related to Inclusive Excellence.
Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures, while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:
- Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
- Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all backgrounds;
- Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty, and staff; and
- Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
“The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community’s diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic, and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.”
For more information regarding the New Student and Parent Programs department click here . Education and Experience
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Key Qualifications
Compensation and Benefits Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,764 per month.
- Ability to effectively handle and complete several ongoing projects and activities in a work environment characterized by frequent interruptions.
- Ability to conduct presentations on programmatic co-curricular activities.
- Working knowledge of or the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of university policies, procedures, rules and regulations and their application to student organizations, student activities and expression, and student governance structures preferred.
- Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work and student advising and community contacts.
- Effective interpersonal skills required to build and maintain cooperative working relationships among diverse individuals and groups.
- Basic experience in program development of student organizations and activities, fraternity and sorority life, leadership programs, cross-cultural center, residential life, and student academic success centers preferred.
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 .
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,764 - $4,604 per month. Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here .
Principles of Community
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs, and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU’s Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another. Supplemental Information
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 1, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by August 31, 2023. 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 and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here .
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Pang Thao at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled