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Sociology Department Coordinator

California State University, Long Beach
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Sociology Department Coordinator

Job No: 538281
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary

The Sociology Department Coordinator serves as the primary resource for information regarding Department policy and practice for faculty, students, and staff; maintains Department files and records; and provides continuity in policy and practice.

This position will coordinate the Sociology Department, which consists of approximately 51 academic employees, including 21 tenured/tenure-track, 1 joint, 27 lecturers, and 2 Instructional Student Assistants; FTES of 742.35 FTEF 36.29 with a BA (824) majors, a minor (93).

Key Responsibilities
  • Understand, disseminates, and implement procedures, policies, and practices. Provides continuity of departmental policies, procedures, and practices by providing information about policies and procedures.
  • Provides chair and college office with budget projections when required.
  • Serves as primary liaison between student, faculty, and administrators and the public.
  • Maintains all required department personnel file and records.
  • Supervises and trains Administrative Support Coordinator I (0.90) and any student assistants or instructional student assistants.
  • Departmental record-keeping, records processing, reports and written material preparation.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Ability to carry out professionally complex assignments and independently plan and develop sound approaches and solutions to meet departments program, faculty, and student needs. Knowledge of budget and fiscal resources, allocations, and accountability. Manage, plan, and execute various projects with specific deadlines. Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with program faculty, academic departments, the dean's office, and a variety of offices and individuals on and off campus. Working knowledge of Windows, Word, Drupal, Adobe Acrobat Pro, CS Link, email, spreadsheet, databases, Ad Astra, and People Soft (CMS). Create and implement appropriate program/events that foster student, faculty, campus, and local community relations. Develop and deliver essential information through written and oral interactions.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience
  • Equivalent to five years of administrative support experience required.
  • Academic Department Experience Preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

Physical Summary
  • Sedentary work - Involves mainly sitting. Walking and standing are minimal. Lifting is limited to lightweight objects. (10 pounds or less).

  • Department



    Administrative Support Coordinator II


    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.

    CSU Classification Salary Range: The CSU Classification Salary Range for this position is $3,865- $6,336 per month.


    Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

    Time Base

    1.0 time-base, 40 hours per week.

    Duration of Appointment

    This is a temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

    Application Procedures

    Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

    PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

    Additional Information

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

    California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

    Equal Employment Statement

    California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.


    We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact

    Out of State Employment Policy

    California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

    As of January 1, 2022 the .

    Out of State Employment Policy

    California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

    As of January 1, 2022 the" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

    Application Closes: Apr 25, 2024 (11:55 PM)

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