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Under direction, incumbents must have course work in the discipline requested on the task order Statement of Work.   This Statement of Work encompasses the need for student technical and/or analytical support in the fields of Marine Biology, Oceanography, Biology and Chemistry towards the development of toxicity and uptake values for PFAS relevant to marine systems. The specific task requires use of both standardized and innovate laboratory-based testing procedures to evaluate the toxicity and bioaccumulation of 10 priority PFAS (PFBA, PFBS, PFHxA, PFHxS, PFOA, PFOS, PFDA, PFDS, 6:2 FTS, 8:2 FTS) as part of a Navy Environmental Sustainability Development to Integration (NESDI) program project #601, titled “Chronic toxicity and bioaccumulation evaluation of multiple PFAS for benthic and pelagic species relevant to marine ecological risk assessment.” These tasks will be conducted in the Bioassay Laboratory at NIWC Pacific in San Diego, CA.  
Req No.
2022-14540
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after  October 17, 2022.    Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. Our services incorporate principles of anti-racist, trauma-informed, and recovery oriented practices. Providing over 70,000 learning experiences to health and human service and justice system professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences with the mission to provide exceptional learning and development experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a variety of workforce development solutions in Southern California and beyond.    A significant effort in the Academy’s commitment to the ongoing work of creating an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed workplace is the recruitment of individuals who represent the full diversity of our community. The Academy invests in people to create an innovative work environment that promotes well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its staff and their intersectional identities. When you join the Academy team you can expect to contribute to an inclusive and innovative environment where the sharing of ideas, perspectives, and experiences is welcomed and encouraged. In applying for a position at the Academy, we invite you to consider our Core Values and our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.   Adult Protective Services Workforce Innovations (APSWI) is a workforce development program that provides innovative workforce development to Adult Protective Services (APS) professionals. APSWI mission is to provide exceptional learning and development experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities to ensure that  older adults and adults with disabilities who are vulnerable and experience abuse receive high quality, effective interventions, and services.      
Req No.
2022-14529
Category
Community/Social Services
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
This is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after October 18, 2022.  This position requires the availability to work a hybrid in-office/remote scheduled.   The Sponsored Research Services (SRS) divisoin supports the research mission of San Diego State University in the areas of grant development and adminisrtion, including: developing and submitting proposals; negotiating grant and contract awards and subawards; and administering grants, contracts, research support funds, gift funds,  and other campus and community programs.     The Sr. Fund Administrator is responsible for managing a workload that is comprised of gift funds, internal grant program funds, institutional allocation funds, and self-support activities.  The position has direct responsibility of an assigned portfolio of funds and is required to understand and interpret SDSU Research Foundation policies and procedures, SDSU policy and California State University policy as applicable.       .
Req No.
2022-14519
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Administration (SRA)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after October 17, 2022.    This position requires the availability to work  a hybrid in-office/remote schedule.   The Sponsored Research Administration (SRA) department is the post-award office that provides support and assistance to faculty on the administration, compliance and fiscal management of grants and contracts awarded from federal, state and local government and private funding agencies, while ensuring that funds are expended in accordance with the terms and conditions of the funding agency, SDSU Research Foundation policies and procedures and SDSU and CSU regulations.  In addition to externally funded research and scholarly activities, the SRA department is responsible for the administration of gift funds on behalf of The Campanile Foundation, campus and community programs, as well as institutional allocations and research support funds.    Under direct supervision, the Sponsored Research Technician is responsible for providing administrative and technical support for Sponsored Research Administration department. Typical duties include assisting with setting up grant and contract awards and other fund types, input of budgetary and other administrative changes to active awards, supporting the award closeout process, and other duties as assigned.    
Req No.
2022-14517
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Administration (SRA)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The reporter will work at the direction of the News Director, under the supervision of a News Editor, and work in coordination with other members of the News Division. The reporter will be part of a team tasked with covering social inequity in housing, social services, immigration, schools, workplaces, cultural institutions, the legal system and access to health care. Cultivating the beat is important, but all KPBS reporters will occasionally work outside their beats, or conversely team up with others as the news merits.   KPBS news beats include arts and culture, health, education, environment, investigative, military and other topics and issues.  The reporter will produce news stories that may cross beats at the assignment of the News Editor, and that can be distributed on KPBS radio, TV, KPBS.org, KPBS social networks and KPBS mobile.  The news stories will be produced in formats such as, but not limited to, radio newscasts, in-depth radio features, TV packages, multimedia projects and special reports as assigned. The reporter may be assigned to help fill in for other newsroom positions, such as anchoring newscasts or web producing, and appear as a guest or host on KPBS TV and radio programs.  The reporter will produce local content and prepare final productions that can be distributed on all KPBS platforms. The reporter is expected to participate in station on-air fundraising activities, and make appearances for KPBS community building events and other public relations activities.   This position is under the SAG-AFTRA collective bargaining agreement with KPBS.   Benefits & Job Perks   Full Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Accident) 403(b) Matching and Voluntary Retirement Flexible Spending Account(s) Employee Assistance Program 10 Vacation Days 14 Observed Holidays Sick Leave Accrual Paid Leave Options    
Req No.
2022-14498
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after October 21, 2022.    This position works a schedule of 30 hours per week and comes with comprehensive benefits.    At San Diego State University's (SDSU’s) HealthLINK Center for Transdisciplinary Health Disparities Research (SDSU HealthLINK Center), our vision is to inspire transformational and collaborative research that promotes health and well-being for all people and communities. Fundamental to our mission is the advancement of health equity. Our collective efforts are driven by a diverse and multi-disciplinary team that includes wide ranging expertise at all levels of our organization. We are based a short 1.2 miles off the SDSU campus and benefit from the culture of diversity and inclusion that SDSU, a Hispanic-serving institution, offers.    The Center offers a wide range of research services, housing expertise in multiple research methods and establishing an IT infrastructure to support varied research needs and data analytics applications across the university to enhance health disparities research. The Center is designed to support research projects led by SDSU investigators and affiliated partner organizations, including those funded as Research Projects, as Pilot Projects, or who access our services through a cost recovery system.      We are seeking a bright, energetic, and highly organized individual to serve as the administrator of the Center’s web platforms. SDSU HealthLINK Center’s current platforms include the Health Science Research Portal (HSRP), using a hosted Hubzero platform, and  the SDSU HealthLINK Center’s website using WordPress. The Web Platform Administrator will manage web content and user communities across these platforms. The Web Platform Administrator will monitor and maintain a safe, secure, and efficient user experience by implementing security protocol, supporting users, and updating Center platforms’ content. In addition to being technically savvy, we are seeking someone who possess strong probem solving, critical thinking, active listening, and time management skills.    If you have enthusiasm for working in a research community committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and are looking to become a key player in the essential daily functions of a powerhouse organization, this is the position for you! We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to our research, and we put people first by offering you benefitsthat support your life and well-being.
Req No.
2022-14497
Category
Information Technology
Department/Project Name
SDSU - HealthLINK
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after October 11, 2022.  Under the direction of the Director for Career Pathways and Social Capital, and in conjunction with the Avenues for Success team, the Career Specialist is responsible for working with students, parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and other relevant persons to support the development and implementation of career exploration initiatives and programming for 6th-8th graders at Wilson Middle School. It will be necessary to work with contact persons in each school to ensure that a culture of career exploration and lifelong learning is being created through middle school and beyond. The Career Specialist understands the importance of career development as part of student development, lifelong learning and building social capital, and supports established standards around college and career readiness programming that leads to increased college enrollment, graduation rates, career preparedness and viable pathways to employment.
Req No.
2022-14496
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
College of Education
Location
US-CA-
This position is open until filled with an initial application reveiw to take place after October 7, 2022.    The SDSU Research Foundation’s Facilities Planning and Management Department participates in the university’s mission of research excellence by supporting and housing funded research in research foundation-owned and leased properties when space is not available on campus. The model of asset management performance balances research, university and commercial space occupancies to maximize research opportunities, university needs, and utilizes commercial rent revenue to offset operational expenses. The department is comprised of staff whose work requires close coordination with each other on all day-to-day functions.   Reporting to the Associate Director of Facilities, the Maintenance Supervisor functions as a key member of the Research Foundation’s management team, and is responsible for crew supervision, budget oversight, project leadership, and contract oversight.  
Req No.
2022-14484
Category
Facilities/Maintenance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Facilities Management
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place on October 17, 2022.   This is an on-call/as-needed part time position scheduled weekdays between 7:00am - 4:30pm.  The incumbent can be scheduled from 0-20 hours per week. This position is based out of Los Angeles/Ventura.    Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. Our services incorporate principles of anti-racist, trauma-informed, and recovery oriented practices. Providing over 70,000 learning experiences to health and human service and justice system professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences with the mission to provide exceptional learning and development experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a variety of workforce development solutions in Southern California and beyond.    A significant effort in the Academy’s commitment to the ongoing work of creating an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed workplace is the recruitment of individuals who represent the full diversity of our community. The Academy invests in people to create an innovative work environment that promotes well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its staff and their intersectional identities. When you join the Academy team you can expect to contribute to an inclusive and innovative environment where the sharing of ideas, perspectives, and experiences is welcomed and encouraged. In applying for a position at the Academy, we invite you to consider our Core Values and our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Child Welfare Development Services (CWDS) provides workforce development, organizational support, technical assistance and capacity building for the public child welfare staff of Southern California counties. These services include coaching, simulation, classroom training, eLearning and evaluation services. Workforce development services consist of development opportunities for new social workers, the existing workforce, supervisors, managers and executive level leadership as well as community partners and multi-disciplinary partners working closely with child welfare agencies.
Req No.
2022-14478
Category
Community/Social Services
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
This position will be open until filled.   KPBS TV/FM and kpbs.org, San Diego’s public media platforms, are licensed to San Diego State University.  The function of the Development Division at KPBS is to manage and increase all aspects of major gifts, Campaign gifts, planned gifts, endowment gifts, and annual membership of the Producers Club to the Station. Additionally, the Development Division plays a key role in raising awareness of its programming and activities throughout the community   The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will be involved in all aspects of major gift fundraising for the station. Primary responsibilities include acquiring and upgrading Producers Club members, as well as securing major, campaign, and planned gifts.   The MGO will secure gifts of $10,000 a year or more from individual, family and private foundations. The successful candidate in this position will work with our Producers Club members and other prospects to identify, cultivate, and solicit individuals for renewals, upgrades and major gifts. The MGO will identify new opportunities to engage with KPBS Producers Club members and major donor prospects. The MGO will also identify prospects for planned gifts.   This position will play a key role as KPBS embarks on several campaigns that will lay the foundation for the organization’s future success. The campaigns will focus on capital improvements related to facilities and technology, endowment and sustainability, estate and planned gifts.   Responsible for securing face-to-face donor visits, writing cases for support, proposals and gift solicitations, and to follow up and insure that gifts and grants received are appropriately recognized and meet requirements. The position will share in the financial goals for the Major Gifts team and will mentor and supervise some of the Development staff.  Additionally, the person will work with various departments and staff to develop and produce on-air spots; attend and participate in departmental and station events in addition to donor cultivation events; represent the station at major social events that KPBS co-sponsors.   This is an outstanding opportunity to advance the mission of one of the most successful public media organizations in the United States.    Benefits & Job Perks Full Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Accident) 403(b) Matching and Voluntary Retirement Flexible Spending Account(s) Employee Assistance Program 10 Vacation Days 14 Observed Holidays Sick Leave Accrual Paid Leave Options Hybrid Work Schedule   *Flexibility to attend and host events that occurr on nights and weekends is a must*
Req No.
2022-14477
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after October 6, 2022.  This position requires the availability to work a hybrid in-office/remote schedule.    The Sponsored Research Services (SRS) division supports the research mission of the University in the areas of grant development and administration, including: developing and submitting proposals; negotiating grant and contract awards and subawards; and administering grants, contracts, research support funds and other campus and community programs. In addition, the division provides administrative support for gift funds on behalf of The Campanile Foundation.    The Sponsored Research Technician is responsible for providing administrative support for Sponsored Research Services.    
Req No.
2022-14475
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Services (SRS)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
    The mission of Global Campus at San Diego State University is “To provide self-support education and training to enhance careers and transform lives and organizations.” Global Campus serves as a principal University liaison with the greater San Diego community and provides a wide variety of traditional and nontraditional, credit and noncredit educational experiences designed to fit the lifestyle and expectations of working adults and other lifelong learners. In addition, Global Campus provides a range of academic and special programs for individuals and groups at various times, in various locations, and via various modalities, including technology-based programs -- throughout the year. Global Campus’s primary audiences include workforce, military, working adults and international constituencies. Purpose of the Position   Under the direction of a Program Director, the Program Manager manages and coordinates the daily operations for Global Campus programs. Responsibilities include administration and management of activities involved in accomplishing the goals and objectives of each program. The Program Manager has primary responsibility for the P/L budget, generating revenues from enrollment, recruiting faculty/instructors and managing the end-to-end product lifecycle, so the duties of a Program Manager extend from high level planning to implementation. The Program Manager will build on existing programs and partnerships and will work with the Global Campus team to accomplish the mission, vision and strategies of Global Campus.
Req No.
2022-14465
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The South Bay Latino Research Center (SBLRC) seeks to promote and expedite research that improves cardiovascular disease outcomes in low-income Hispanic/Latinos living in the border region of San Diego. The SBLRC is considered the community-based clinical research field site within San Diego State University (SDSU) where research activities are conducted.   The SBLRC primarily focuses on epidemiologic, behavioral, and genetic research in an effort to improve health, well-being, and the care delivered to Hispanic/Latinos who are at risk for, or have, cardiometabolic conditions such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.     Housed within the SBLRC, the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) is a multi-center, interdisciplinary epidemiological study of Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and other institutions, centers, and offices of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The goals of the HCHS/SOL study include further exploration of the prevalence and development of chronic diseases in Hispanics/Latinos, the role of acculturation in health conditions, and to identify factors that play protective or harmful roles in health among Hispanics/Latinos. This longitudinal cohort study is intended to address a wide variety of health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, and diabetes, among others. The target population recruited from the South Bay area of San Diego County includes over 4,000 persons of Hispanic/Latino origin between the ages of 18-74. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION We are seeking a motivated individual with excellent attention to detail, communication, and organization skills.  Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are necessary to perform the duties of the position.  
Req No.
2022-14453
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS/SOL)
Location
US-CA-Chula Vista
Under general direction, incumbents can be a PhD candidate or in a Master's degree program and able to perform at a high level.   CERF explores RF properties of superconductor magnetometer sensors and has developed a Python based software suite which automates instrument measurements as well as performs post-processing analysis. To expand testing capabilities, CERF requires assistance to automate laboratory experiments, clean datasets, and analyze measurement results using Python or MATLAB.
Req No.
2022-14449
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under direction, incumbents must have course work in the discipline requested on the task order Statement of Work.   CERF explores RF properties of superconductor magnetometer sensors and has developed a Python based software suite which automates instrument measurements as well as performs post-processing analysis. To expand testing capabilities, CERF requires assistance to automate laboratory experiments, clean datasets, and analyze measurement results using Python or MATLAB.  
Req No.
2022-14448
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after September 28, 2022. This position works a hybrid in-office/remote schedule.    Payroll Technician I The functional responsibility of the Payroll Technician I is to provide technical support to complete and process payroll/personnel documents for each payroll cycle.  The Payroll Tech I is required to have a thorough knowledge of business English, arithmetic, general office methods, policies and procedures, a comprehensive understanding of payroll laws, and the ability to use the Banner Finance system.   Payroll Tech II Under supervision from the Payment Services Manager and the Payroll Supervisor, the Payroll Technician II has the responsibility to independently perform, for a significant portion of time, the typical activities related to the processing of the full range of payroll transactions such as appointments, changes in status, leaves and separations. Work at this level is more responsible and of greater diversity and complexity than the Payroll Technician I, and is distinguished by the fact that the work is accomplished with a much greater degree of independence and a thorough knowledge of payroll and HR regulations. Work assignments require the application of payroll and HR regulations, policies, procedures, programs, guidelines, and applicable state and federal laws. The Payroll Technician II is required to have a thorough knowledge and understanding of financial record-keeping methods, procedures, and policies of SDSU Research Foundation, Banner payroll system, as well as familiarity with federal and state tax law, compliance, and reporting.
Req No.
2022-14437
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Payroll
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after September 28, 2022.   Under the direction of the Community Health Worker Liaison Manager, the Community Health Worker Liaisons (CHWLs) will help build up CHW capacity to ensure every community has access to accurate health information to reduce the spread of disease and increase the overall health of all San Diegans. This training program will provide education, communication, technical assistance, resources and outreach to local San Diego County communities. A Community Health Worker is a trusted member of, and/or has an unusually close understanding of the community being served. This trusted relationship enables the CHW to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health services and the community, facilitating community access to information and resources and improving the quality of service delivery. Utilizing CHWs is a part of the County’s effort to ensure every community has access to accurate health information to reduce the spread of disease and increase the overall health of all San Diegans.   CHWLs will provide COSD-CHW Training Program to approximately 150 Community Health Workers annually. CHWLs will also provide technical assistance and support through 5 Continuing Education Seminars annually for CHWs. Lastly, CHWLs will help organize and facilitate a CHW Community Coalition meeting 12 times annually.   Position will require some community-based work and potential risk for exposure to COVID-19. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided by the project.
Req No.
2022-14435
Category
Healthcare
Department/Project Name
IPH
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This is an academic appointment intended to cover student employees who are currently enrolled at San Diego State University.  This position is a half-time appointment, paid hourly for hours worked not to exceed 20-hours per week.   Under the general direction of the Executive Director of Marketing, and more specifically the Marketing Strategy and Research Analyst, this position provides research and data analytics support to the Marketing Department at SDSU Global Campus. This position carries a medium level of responsibility with regard to the information available to him/her; therefore, the candidate’s success is contingent upon his/her ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality at all times.
Req No.
2022-14428
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after September 26, 2022.    Under the direction of the Office of HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) and Regional Affairs, the SDSU HSI Progresando en Salud goals are to: - Enroll 200 Latinx adult learners seeking careers in healthcare into the HSI Progresando en Salud program in two years. - Create community, identity, and sense of belonging for participants through a cohort model. - Remove financial, systemic, and institutional barriers to and facilitate successful pathways to health care careers through various entry points (undergraduate programs, graduate programs, post baccalaureate programs degree completion, certificate programs (SDSU Global Campus), and non-traditional undergraduate degree programs (SDSU microsites) for adult learners that honor the different available paths to health careers for traditional and non-traditional Hispanic/Latinx. - Produce well-informed participants about the breadth of health careers available to them. Participants should leave the program more informed about healthcare careers than upon entry. - Connect all participants with SDSU student mentors, faculty mentors, and professional mentors to facilitate retention, knowledge, navigation and connection. - Provide paid opportunities for participants to engage in unpaid or underpaid extracurricular career crucial experiences (such as clinical shadowing of health career professionals, clinical volunteer experience, internships, practicum, or clinical placements) without the need to sacrifice their ability to earn income and support themselves.
Req No.
2022-14424
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
SDSU - Student Affairs
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after September 26, 2022.   At San Diego State University's (SDSU’s) HealthLINK Center for Transdisciplinary Health Disparities Research (SDSU HealthLINK Center), our vision is to inspire transformational and collaborative research that promotes health and well-being for all people and communities. Fundamental to our mission is the advancement of health equity. Our collective efforts are driven by a diverse and multi-disciplinary team that includes wide ranging expertise at all levels of our organization. We are based a short 1.2 miles off the SDSU campus and benefit from the culture of diversity and inclusion that SDSU, a Hispanic-serving institution, offers.    We are seeking an Evaluation Specialist to refine and implement the SDSU HealthLINK Center’s evaluation plan designed to assess Implementation, Engagement, Satisfaction, Dissemination, and Impact of Center activities. Critical to the role is experience in program evaluation, survey design, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, coding of archival data, and preparation of reports.    As a key member of the team, the Evaluation Specialist will implement the evaluation plan for the Center by refining and/or developing evaluation instruments and processes for collecting, managing, and analyzing data for assessing and reporting on our constructs. They will work closely with members of the Health Data Analytics Team and the Communication Specialist to analyze and report on evaluation metrics consistent with the Center's Logic Model. Supervisory responsibilities may include the direction of research assistants and interns engaged in the compilation, analysis, and reporting of data.   If you have enthusiasm for working in a research community committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and are looking to become a key player in the essential daily functions of a powerhouse organization, this is the position for you!   We value your hard work, integrity, and commitment to our research, and we put people first by offering you benefitsthat support your life and well-being.
Req No.
2022-14413
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
SDSU - HealthLINK
Location
US-CA-San Diego