Department Administrative Assistant
Compensation and Benefits
Anticipated Hiring Salary: $3,352 per month
Full classification Salary Range: $3,352 - $5,639 per month
- This full-time (equivalent to 40 hours per week) position is temporary and expected to end on or before 3/31/2022. Extension of this assignment is contingent upon sufficient additional funding and satisfactory performance.
The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.
Under the supervision of the Department Chair, this position coordinates all clerical and administrative support functions for full-time and part-time faculty, and teaching associates in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. Assignments are varied and complex and involve maintaining positive working relationships with various personnel throughout the campus and the community. The ASC II also interacts regularly with a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Work is performed under general direction, requiring considerable self-motivation, innovation, judgment and discretion.
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- Draft and compose effective and accurate correspondence, minutes, guidelines, and reports
- Work with frequent interruptions in a fast-paced work environment
- Work in a flexible collaborative manner with faculty and staff and provide strong customer service to the campus community
- Coordinate many different administrative tasks, set appropriate priorities and deadlines, and complete all projects accurately and efficiently
To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.
Education and Experience
- High school program, technical/vocational program or equivalent
- Four years of progressively responsible administrative experience with a wide variety of duties and responsibilities
- Experience utilizing a record management system (i.e. PeopleSoft Administration)
- Strong experience and proficiency in the use of office software packages (i.e. Microsoft Word and Excel)
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures believes that the study of a language should enable the student to participate in oral and written communication in the language, gain knowledge and understanding of the cultures of the world, connect with other disciplines and acquire knowledge that may be unavailable to the monolingual English speaker, develop insight into the nature of language and culture, and participate in communities at home and abroad.
Deadline & Application Instructions
Applications received by 12/6/2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee.
Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.
California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.
Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.
Equal Employment Opportunity Information
California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
Vaccination Interim Policy
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. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.
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 as a condition of employment.
This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.
Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.