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Department Coordinator

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 8/02/22

Job Description

Department Coordinator

Job No: 517314
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary
This position supervises the daily operations of the Department office and provides administrative support for the department and its members. The incumbent interprets and implements operating policies and procedures of the Department as well as of the College and the University, serving as a resource person for all personnel and fiscal operations of the Department.
Key Responsibilities

  • Department office management: Is responsible for the general operation and the clerical procedure in the Department office, maintaining a smooth-running, functional operation.
  • Scheduling: Work as scheduling coordinator to assist the department chair who prepares the academic class schedule. Uses the appropriate software for entering and modifying all relevant information for schedule building.
  • Communication: Communicates department policy clearly and effectively. Provides guidelines and support for department personnel to properly refer or answer student and visitor walk-in and phone inquiries.
  • Personnel: Assists the hiring committee chairperson. Maintains working files of all department Tenured and Tenure-track faculty, lecturers, part-time faculty, staff, teaching associates, graduate assistants, work-study students, and student assistants.
  • Special Events and Activities: Assists the department chair in the preparation of various departmental events and the yearly Department newsletter by compiling photographs and data.
  • Budget and Fiscal Records: Assists Chairperson in any necessary accounting activities.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
The incumbent must have thorough knowledge of academic office environment, which includes University policy procedures, and guidelines, class scheduling, materials needed for development of courses and degree programs, fiscal and budget matters, personnel, hiring, development, and carrying out special events. The incumbent must be able to help and take over tasks of those under her supervision as needed. The incumbent must be able to communicate well with, and contribute to a positive university experience for students, faculty, staff, visitors, and other personnel on campus. The incumbent must be able to perform mentally demanding work amid constant interruption distractions. This requires good organizational skills, flexibility, the ability to set priorities, and the ability to use discretion and work independently. The incumbent must possess an excellent command of the English language

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.


Four years of responsible office management in an academic office setting.

Four year college degree.
Physics and Astronomy
Administrative Support Coordinator II
The targeted salary may be set as high as $4,300 per month based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $3,440 to $5,639 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 for two years 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
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.

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
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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: Aug 13, 2022 (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.