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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 2301687
  • Location: ,
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management

501051 - Government and Community Relations Specialist (Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I)

Classificaiton: Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I
Department: Government and Community Relations
Sub-Division: University Advancement
Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051 per month (Anticipated hiring range is $3,897 - $4,167 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
The Government and Community Relations department initiates and maintains Cal State Fullerton's connection and relationship between local, state and federal officials and the University. The office advocates for the University and acts as a central point for those interested in developing a relationship with the institution. We provide periodic updates to legislative delegations on campus programs and funding priorities especially in these difficult budget times. The office works cooperatively with the CSU's offices of advocacy and state and federal relations. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Government and Community Relations Specialist (Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Government and Community Relations, the Government and Community Relations specialist serves as support to the Government and Community Relations office. Performs the full range of work related to program and policy research, analysis, development, evaluation, and/or operational and budget/fiscal analysis related to government and community relations. Prepares clear, concise, accurate and timely briefings and support for memoranda and other written materials. Provides logistical support for special events, briefings, and legislative visits, maintain files and contact lists. Provides representation on behalf of the University to elected officials and staff, as well as serving as a liaison to the broader community where appropriate. Provides administrative and operational support for the Office of Government and Community Relations, including the Associate Vice President (AVP) and directors. Interacts with a broad spectrum of campus and CSU system personnel, students, alumni, legislative, and general public constituencies. Coordinates a variety of campus administrative paperwork, including procurement, travel arrangements, travel authorizations, and claims. Maintains key contact databases of local, state, and federal elected/appointed officials and staff. Maintains paper and electronic filing systems. Maintains and tracks budget using Excel and CMS. Provides timely and regular budget reports to the Associate Vice President and others. Collects, tracks, and develops the campus report for federal Lobbying Disclosure Act expenses. Maintains government and community relations' social media/multimedia efforts including e-newsletters and update existing government relations websites. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university and/or the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving the study, analysis, evaluation, development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices or programs plus two years of related experience.

Working knowledge of and the ability to apply standard theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the program or administrative specialty to develop conclusions and make recommendations. Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to the applicable program or administrative specialty. Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques. Ability to take initiative and plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Skilled in research, development, and evaluation of policies and programs. Ability to collect, evaluate, and interpret data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Expertise investigating and analyzing problems with broad administrative impact and implications. Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively. Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or presentation form. Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Possess a minimum of five years of administrative, analytical, liaison or applicable management experience. Previous work experience at local, state, and/or federal elected offices.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours. Must be able work the annual Commencement ceremony.

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2021 (9:00 PM)

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