Reference Number: 1521230
California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University System. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 14,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.
Under the general supervision of the Academic Resource Manager and in collaboration with the Department Chair, the incumbent serves as the Department Coordinator for the Department of Modern Language. The primary duties and responsibilities include overseeing and scheduling of all office activities and for making sure that all work is completed in a timely and professional manner. The incumbent independently performs a wide variety of moderate to complex administrative tasks involving the use of judgment and discretion; set priorities, interpret different academic policies and procedures, and communicate effectively with faculty, students, staff and external communities, in-person or by telephone and electronic communication; responds to general inquiries, routine questions and/or resolves issues and problems by providing necessary information. The incumbent is expected to compose and type memos, letters, notices, directives, bulletins, schedules, and agendas; schedule and coordinate appointment calendars, travel, arrange meetings and ensure that proceedings are properly recorded; track, and report on department expenditures; create and maintain filling systems for administrative activities, curriculum, faculty personnel, and student records. Incumbent may also provide lead work to other staff and student assistants.
– Correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
– Modern and standard office procedures, practices, methods, filing systems and records management;
– Proper customer service techniques;
– University or academic infrastructure, policies and procedures.
Experience and Education:
High school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents.
Professional clerical training OR bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a program-related major preferred.
Several years of related office work experience, equivalent to three.
Equivalent to three (3) years of general office work under supervision which has provided the applicant with the stated knowledge, abilities, and skills. Use of word processing and spreadsheet software programs. Use of computer network systems. Preferred