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Instructional Support Technician I

San Diego State University
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 4, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructional Support Technician I

Job No: 518055
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Position Summary

The School of Nursing is part of the SDSU College of Health and Human Services. It is one of five schools, the School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Public Health, the School of Social Work, the School of Exercise and Nutrition, and the School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. The School of Nursing has both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and trains future nurses in conjunction with a wide variety of community health care agencies who provide student placement for educational experiences and training purposes.

The Instructional Support Technician in the School of Nursing is responsible for oversight of the various SON laboratories used to educate undergraduate and graduate nursing students. The Instructional Support Technician will work closely with the Director, Associate Director and the Simulation and Skills Lab faculty to create and foster a positive, effective, hands-on learning environment. Other responsibilities include the assessment and evaluation of equipment, order replacement supplies and materials, assist in staffing laboratory needs using work/study students and other staff as available, conduct audits, and manage multiple lab calendars. The Instructional Support Technician will also ensure optimal functioning of AV and simulation technology (ie. Learning Space and CAE manikins), assist with standardized patient program, and conduct inventory assessments periodically to maintain supplies necessary for laboratory operations.

The Instructional Support Technician will also work closely with the school's Administrative Support Coordinator II to make sound evaluations and decisions regarding purchasing necessary supplies and equipment that are within the school's budget. The Instructional Support Technician will provide advice and expertise in the evaluation, purchase, upgrades, and maintenance of resources and will ensure proper maintenance and support of lab and classroom materials and equipment. The Instructional Support Technician will also maintain a resource library of current textbooks, DVD's and other media needed for courses in the School of Nursing, and will advise faculty on these resources, and their availability. The Instructional Support Technician will also support and provide backup to the School of Nursing office staff and maintain/organize the School of Nursing databases.

For more information regarding the SDSU School of Nursing, click here.

Full-time, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to two years of experience providing instructional support services for a unit or discipline, acting as a student assistant, or in producing materials or supplies related to the discipline.


Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area to which assigned may be substituted for one year of the required experience.


Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials,supplies, or equipment and in a related discipline may be substituted for the experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an academic environment.

  • Experience ordering, maintaining and/or managing medical and healthcare related supplies and equipment.

  • Familiarity with standard healthcare supplies and equipment.

  • Experience as a licensed medical assistant, CNA, LVN, or corpsman/clinician.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,100 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,815 - $6,620 per month.

SDSU Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 17, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by November 16, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Tina Deesen at

Advertised: Nov 02, 2022 (9:00 AM)
Applications Close: Open until filled

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