Job No: 505236 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Marketing/Communications
The Division of Business and Financial Affairs is responsible for ensuring a safe, productive campus environment while providing the highest quality service in support of the academic excellence through thoughtful stewardship of financial, technological, infrastructure and human resources at San Diego State University (SDSU).
The SDSU Office of Housing Administration (OHA) is responsible for planning, providing, and administering housing services and facilities for over 6,000 students. This includes the operation of residence halls and apartments, off-campus housing and conference housing. Housing Administration supports the educational mission of the Residential Education Office (REO) while providing the business operations for all housing related functions in support of a quality environment to enhance the student's educational experience. The OHA staff consists of approximately 25 employees and generates annual revenues of nearly $75,000,000.
The Marketing Assistant is a member of the Office of Housing Administration (OHA) team. In conjunction with the Executive Director, Associate Directors and other managers, staff, and student assistants, this position assists in carrying out the mission and vision of SDSU Housing and is responsible for supporting and contributing to a positive atmosphere that facilitates respect, inclusivity and collaboration.
Under the supervision and direction of the Assistant Director for Marketing, Communications, Outreach & Assessment, the Marketing Assistant serves as a member of the OHA team, sharing responsibility for serving an on-campus housing program. This position assists in providing general marketing support to the OHA and Residential Education Office (REO) staff and supports marketing and outreach functions such as assisting with social media, communications, marketing, special event coordination, and completes other related duties and assignments.
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This is a full time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, 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.
Education and Experience
Entry to the first level within this classification requires knowledge of the fundamentals of public affairs and/or media relations, and/or some exposure to marketing and marketing research. This background normally is obtained through a college degree, which includes relevant coursework in the field, and up to two years of related professional or technical experience. In addition, strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles are essential to initial entry to this classification.
Knowledge of basic marketing and communications principles
Demonstrated graphic design skills in Adobe Illustrator, In-Design, Lightroom and Photoshop
Experience using Sprout Social media management tool
Experience using Canto digital asset management tool
Experience using OmniUpdate website content management tool
Experience using Mailchimp email campaign management tool
Experience using Spinetix digital display tool
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation; demonstrated ability to proofread and edit.
Knowledge of relevant marketing tools and applications
Ability to learn a variety of department and campus specific programs
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines
Ability to apply independent judgment, discretion and initiative to address problems and develop practical, thorough and, at times, creative solutions
Demonstrated ability to effectively learn, interpret, apply, and communicate established department policies, procedures, and information
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications within a diverse population, strong listening and interpretive skills, and the ability to deal positively with unexpected developments and diverse perspectives in and outside the university
Ability to maintain high quality/standards of work, ethics, commitment, and professional responsibility
Thorough knowledge of office methods, procedures, and practices. Working knowledge of office equipment, including multi-line telephones, copy/scan, and FAX machines.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer applications including microsoft suite, google suite, adobe suite, databases as well as online calendaring and email
Must have the ability to work in a high traffic area and maintain a high tolerance for frequent interruptions and distractions
Have the ability to stick to timelines and meet deadlines while producing precise, high-quality work
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called in periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,011 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,923 - $5,283 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.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 7, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by October 6, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
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.
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
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.
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Advertised: Sep 23, 2021 (2:00 PM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.
Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."
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