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Under general supervision of the Senior Director of Pre-Collegiate Programs, with additional lead work direction from the department Directors and administrative staff, the Upward Bound North and Upward Bound Math and Science (UB3S) Administrative Coordinator works independently and in collaboration with multiple directors and staff to oversee administrative and clerical operations of the UB3S Programs. The incumbent provides leadership in administration of and improvements to operational policies and procedures, especially relating to program events, academic and outreach services, and coordination with other campus offices and staff. The incumbent initiates, coordinates, and implements a variety of administrative and fiscal duties in support of UB3S Programs; provides lead work direction, training, and guidance to other support staff; and provides back up to other staff in the department as needed. Work assignments require professional interaction at the highest levels within and outside the university.
This position requires a high school degree or technical/vocational program and a minimum of 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. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of standard office systems and the ability to use a broad range of standard office technology to support duties of the position. Bachelor’s degree highly preferred. Must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs and characteristics of low-income and potential first-generation college students. Familiarity with the purpose and administrative operations of TRIO Programs highly preferred. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of Google Suite and PeopleSoft preferred. Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred.
The incumbent must have the ability to learn, interpret, and apply a variety of complex policies and procedures; demonstrate the ability to maintain accurate records with a high level of attention to detail; ability to independently handle large, multiple work unit priorities, projects, and meet critical, cyclical deadlines in a timely manner; analyze operational and procedural problems and develop, recommend, and evaluate proposed solutions. The incumbent must have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team or in group situations; solve problems using reasoning and judgment to develop practical, thorough, and creative solutions; prioritize multiple tasks to meet changing priorities; use negotiation and persuasion skills to achieve results and expedite projects; perform business math, analyze budgetary data and limited math analysis, and make projections requiring some inference; be detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills; exercise discretion when handling interpersonal situations and matters of a confidential nature; and possess experience responding with sensitivity to individuals from diverse backgrounds. The incumbent must be able to provide outstanding customer service to students, staff, faculty, and visitors while working in a professional, fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents and must be able to accept constructive feedback. The incumbent may be required to meet the standards of the University Conflict of Interest policy if performing purchasing with the ProCard.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3,792 to $3,991 a month. This is a full 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.
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