San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on February 6, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by February 5, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not 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.
Under general direction, the Marketing and Conference Housing Services Coordinator (MCHSC) is responsible for the ongoing marketing program to attract and retain students to live on the SDSU campus, as well as, the operation of conference services program for the residence hall facilities.
The MCHSC implements an ongoing marketing program both on and off campus to maintain occupancy and, thereby, enhance the student success rate. The MCHSC recommends for approval new marketing initiatives to the Director, as needed. The MCHSC will lead and train student assistants as needed on marketing in general and as it relates to specific campaigns. The MCHSC will coordinate the completion of all marketing work including the production and distribution of traditional and electronic marketing materials and all social media.
During the three-month summer conference season, the MCHSC schedules and arranges logistical support for conference use of the residence halls. During this period, the MCHSC must be on call 24 hours a day, 7-days a week. Under the direction of the Director of Housing Administration, the MCHSC will coordinate the hiring, training and lead work of a staff of 35 students, develop and update conference manuals, booklets and related forms, coordinate the inventory of conference housing services and supplies, and interface with Aztec Shops Conference Services Coordinator as per contract obligations.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,691 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,515 - $5,704 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.
A college degree, which includes relevant coursework in the field, and up to two years of related professional or technical experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Experience creating and maintaining websites including interactive, web-based information systems, marketing and social media.
Mac operating system experience.
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; be able to communicate clearly orally and in writing; and be highly organized and detail oriented.
Ability to develop themed marketing campaigns.
Ability to establish and meet multiple deadlines.
Ability to coordinate and prioritize varied tasks, set deadlines and complete projects accordingly.
Ability to solve a wide range of problems and develop solutions.
Able to work independently while keeping Director fully informed.
Knowledge of service capabilities of university agencies, auxiliaries and departments.
Knowledge of scheduling procedures, logistical coordination, attention to detail.
Knowledge of training techniques and ability to transmit skills to staff.
Thorough knowledge of standards of service in the hospitality industry and the relationship of same in a university setting.
Knowledge of University housing, and University resources.
Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, listening skills, and attention to detail.
Sensitivity to needs and concerns of diverse groups of students, understanding of issues for students in their transition to University life.
Effective interaction with conference clients, staff and faculty.
Demonstrated skills in development of written hard copy and electronic materials for publication.
Ability to work independently under general supervision and set priorities in an often changing environment.
Ability to develop logical solutions to problems, to demonstrate flexibility and to compromise.
Organizational ability; the ability to work on several projects at once and the ability to meet deadlines and to work under pressure while troubleshooting and making on-the-spot decisions.
Ability to interpret the benefits of living on-campus.
Ability to define, develop and implement procedures; ability to carry out assignments without detailed instructions.
Prior Conference Service experience.
Experience creating and delivering publications.
Experience with budget preparation and monitoring.
Demonstrated proficiency in web-based marketing and interactive/social media marketing.
Experience in and knowledge of marketing to the college-aged demographic, freshmen through graduate level.
Residence Hall experience in a University setting.
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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.
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.
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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.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to t...he state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.