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Communication Studies Department Coordinator

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/18/23

Job Description

Communication Studies Department Coordinator

Job No: 523898
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary

This position coordinates an office of approximately 95 academic employees, which includes 23 tenured/tenure-track faculty 1 FERP, 40 Lecturers, 17 Teaching Associates, and 14 Graduate Assistants; ftes of 1,135.80 with three BAs (947) majors and second majors, a minor (74) and an MA (21). Serves as the primary resource for information regarding Department policy and practice for faculty, students, and staff providing continuity in policy and procedure; maintains Department budget and records; and particularly budget and travel.
Key Responsibilities

  • Performs data entry of budget allocations and expenditures and maintains account balances with CMS.
  • Understand, disseminate, and implement procedures, policies, and practices.
  • Serves as primary liaison between student, faculty, administrators, and the public.
  • Departmental record-keeping, records processing, reports, and written material preparation.
  • Maintains all required department personnel file and records.
  • Plan events or activities with chairs input.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Ability to carry out professionally complex assignments and independently plan and develop sound approaches and solutions to meet department's program, faculty, and student needs. Knowledge of budget and fiscal resources, allocations, and accountability. Provide professional representation for the department to all constituencies. Develop and deliver essential information through written and oral interactions. Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with program faculty, academic departments, the dean's office, and a variety of offices and individuals on and off campus. Creating and implement appropriate programs/events that foster student, faculty, campus, and local community relations. Working knowledge of Windows, Word, e-mail, spreadsheet, databases (CMS), and webpages.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to five years of administrative support experience required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Academic department experience preferred.

Communication Studies

Administrative Support Coordinator II

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.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,681 - $6,034 per month.

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Full-time temporary position to June 30, 2024 with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy

The 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 as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, 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.

Application Closes: Feb 01, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.