Computer, Research and Production Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator II), Part-time, Temporary, 50% Time base

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sonoma
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Part Time
Position Description

Application Process

This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.

Job Summary

Working under general direction and reporting to the Anthropological Studies Center (ASC) Business Director, with additional lead work direction from Project Managers, the Computer, Research, and Production Coordinator initiates, coordinates, and implements a variety of administrative duties in support of the administrative operations of the Anthropological Studies Center (ASC). The incumbent solves a broad range of operational and procedural office and administrative problems sometimes requiring research, analysis and evaluation of information and the use of ingenuity in developing solutions. Work involves identifying needs, planning and initiating projects, coordinating work and seeing a project through initiation, execution, coordination, implementation and evaluation.  Contacts involve interaction with all levels inside and outside the university.

Key Qualifications

Requires a high school degree or technical/vocational program degree, and a minimum of two to three years administrative work experience involving program administration and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development of improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs. Experience or ability to learn protocols, ensuring all ASC produced documents and other published products adhere to appropriate standards. Demonstrated understanding or ability to quickly gain familiarity of ASC's editorial policies and of the accepted protocol for completion of site record forms, including maps. Strong proficiency working with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (especially InDesign, but also Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat), two years’ preferred.  Familiarity with and the demonstrated ability to create the types of graphics and technical reports typically required by archaeologists and historians highly preferred. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of webpage design and PeopleSoft preferred.

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $1,676 to $1,896 a month at a 50% time base. This is a part time, temporary, non-exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.

Supplemental Information

Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community. 

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be 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.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources ( The ADA Coordinator is also available ( to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

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