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San Francisco State University
  • Position Number: 5301220
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Position Type: Business - Finance

Academic Office Coordinator (Administrative Analyst/Specialist Non-Exempt) - Clinical Lab Sciences Program

Job No: 539039
Work Type: Staff
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Working Title

Academic Office Coordinator

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

Applicants may visit for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing

San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be 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" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Clinical Lab Sciences Program

Appointment Type

This is a one-year probationary position.

Time Base

Full-Time (1.0)

Work Schedule

For the first 3 months: Work Schedule is in person, Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Afterward, a hybrid schedule working from home twice per week. The WFH days to be agreed upon between the new hire and manager.

Anticipated Hiring Range

$5,208.00 - $5,417.00 per month ($62,496.00 - $65,004.00 annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

The Administrative Analyst/Specialist is a broad classification with four position skill levels. It is designed for positions covering a wide range of general and/or specialized administrative responsibilities in support of a program and or organizational unit. Most of the work is administrative and analytical in nature with duties covering operational, policy and program research, analysis, reporting, and evaluation for the effective development and administration of programs or improvements to operational policies and procedures. Incumbents may also provide program administration or leadership. Responsibilities may include overseeing day-to-day administrative operations and providing lead work direction to others.

Position Information

Performing Administrative Duties for CLS Director
  • Handling and arrange the schedule and faculty workloads for special sessions throughout the semesters. Assisting with budget management, tracking revenue & expenses, processing invoices, check requests, Honorariums, and expense reports - Timely completion and submission of the Online Scheduling Building (OSB) for Fall, Spring, & Summer sessions. Maintaining financial records for General fund, Trust Funds from both University and CPaGE Offices.
  • Processing Hiring Documents and ETRAC transactions for CLS, including Lecturers and Student Assistants. Leverage the course scheduling system (CS) to actively monitor and facilitate effective communication regarding the department's class schedule for each academic term, ensuring that all students are informed and up to date.
  • Generate and review audit reports to ensure accuracy and completeness of the published course schedules. Coordinating department-hosted events such as Faculty Panel Interviews, Student Selection, Advising Group Sessions, Graduation Day, SFSU accreditation visits, and Orientation Day etc. Managing catering services for advisory committee meetings, student selection day lunches, and graduation reception.
  • Assisting with applicant files and summarizing applicant outcomes for each class. Helping with CastleBranch documentation for clinical courses to ensure that HIPAA compliance is maintained in the interactions between the department and hospitals or reference labs. Communicating with prospective internship & reentry students and advising current CLS students under the supervision of the Director.

Providing General Office Management and Administrative Support for CLS Program
  • Managing office procedures for filing/archiving hard and soft copy documents, including student files and special project documents. Leading coordination and logistics for the office, including monitoring office machines and troubleshooting equipment issues. Oversee the ordering and inventory management process for supplies required in laboratories, classrooms, and the office space, ensuring appropriate stock levels are maintained. Prepare and submit DocuSign/ TAR approval requests and purchase order requisitions for necessary acquisitions.
  • Attending Campus, CHSS, and AOC meetings to stay informed about SFSU Policy and Procedure changes. Hiring, training, and supervising Student Assistants. Assisting CLS Faculty with Travel Documentation and payroll distribution. Maintaining departmental whiteboard calendar for faculty and staff. Scheduling repairs or requests for Information Technology and Operation Facilities, Handling mail distribution, filing, and copying as needed.
  • Minute-taking at Advisory committee meetings. Preparation of promotional material for the website, brochures, stationary, and business cards. Present the department with tasks related to affiliated laboratory network representatives, laboratory representatives (not within affiliated network). Keep a record of communication with prospective applicants, past alumni, and California Department of Health representatives for NAACLS accreditation purposes. Contracted vendors representing service agreements for laboratory and office equipment, supplies, and services.
  • Maintain and update the department's website by incorporating new information such as upcoming events, departmental changes, profiles of new faculty members, and other relevant content. Address and resolve requests or inquiries received from faculty members within the department, ensuring prompt and efficient resolution of any issues they may encounter. Facilitate communication with various campus departments regarding transferred funds that have not been received, and work to resolve any challenges or delays in the transfer process. Disseminate email communications to all faculty members, students, and other relevant stakeholders within the department, keeping them informed about important announcements, updates, or developments.
  • Regularly communicate and coordinate with the Department Director & Chair, providing updates on the aforementioned processes, seeking guidance or approval when necessary, and ensuring seamless collaboration and efficient workflow. Ensure that the office environment is well-maintained, clean, and professional, creating a conducive atmosphere for productivity and a positive representation of the department.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of general practices, program, and/or administrative specialty.
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to apply fundamental concepts.
  • Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures.
  • Ability to learn, interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures relating to and impacting the applicable program, organizational unit, and/or administrative specialty.
  • Knowledge of basic methods and procedures for research and statistical analysis and the ability to apply them.
  • Ability to analyze data and make accurate projections using business mathematics and basic statistical techniques.
  • Ability to organize and plan work and projects including handling multiple priorities.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to compile, write, and present reports related to program or administrative specialty.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the work group and serve as a liaison for the organizational unit.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in an office or academic environment of at least 2 years.
  • Highly organized and able to multitask and manage priorities.
  • Possess a high level of interpersonal skills and professionalism.
  • Sensitivity to working in a multicultural setting is imperative.

  • Must be able to sit, stand and move about the department freely.
  • Ability to lift and carry textbooks and office supplies either in hand or by use of carts.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

CSUEU Position (For CSUEU Positions Only)

Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

Additional Information


Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU). CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

CSU strongly encourages 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 are encouraged to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.

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