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Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (MERG; Georg E. Matt, PhD, Director) is an extramurally funded research group at San Diego State University (SDSU) with members from the Public Health, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology and Communications departments at SDSU as well as external research groups. The research conducted at MERG covers a wide range of issues in measurement, evaluation, and health policy.   Under direct supervision, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with extramurally funded applied tobacco research projects. Research projects conducted by this unit are led by investigators from San Diego State University in collaboration with researchers from other research, academic, and clinical institutions throughout the US. An understanding of the research process, effective and efficient communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail are critical for successful completion of responsibilities.
Req No.
2021-12666
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Measurement & Evaluation Research Group (MERG)
Location
US-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 County. The SBLRC is considered the community-based clinical research field site within San Diego State University (SDSU) where research activities are conducted.   Our research is focused on epidemiologic, behavioral, and genetic research in an effort to improve health, and well-being being delivered to Hispanic/Latinos at risk for, or have, cardiometabolic conditions such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.     This position is responsible for the design, management, and implementation of data-related activities for several current and future research studies housed within the SBLRC.  This position works collaboratively with the management team to develop, implement, and monitor protocols and procedures for proper management of participant information and electronic health record data to ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies and procedures on personal identifiable information (PII).   The Research Specialist I contributes to the compilation and interpretation of both qualitative information and quantitative data in the investigation of problems in specific subject matter fields. 
Req No.
2021-12661
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
South Bay Latino Research Center (SBLRC)
Location
US-CA-Chula Vista
Licensed to San Diego State University, KPBS Radio, Television & Online serves San Diego County with news, information, entertainment and cultural content.  The organization presents local and national content that is valued and trusted by the community.  KPBS also produces and distributes content about San Diego that is valued by local, regional, national and international audiences and is worthy of support.   The KPBS Freelance Web Producer works closely with the KPBS Morning Edition team, as well as other show producers, the digital team, reporters, news editors, and the Interactive department. The position is responsible for helping us to grow and diversify our audience by enhancing our core, public-service driven content, using audience engagement strategies. The Freelance Web Producer creates original digital content, including reporting and writing news briefs and developing broadcast content.  The Freelance Web Producer also keeps abreast of various news sites and sources throughout the day and regularly updates KPBS.org with news stories. 
Req No.
2021-12659
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This Statement of Work covers the need for the services of college students to provide technical and analytical support in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Network Management and Network Security for the Dolus project. The purpose of this project is to develop and demonstrate a C4I solution for Medium and Large Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs). BACKGROUND   The Dolus effort started in FY19. The goal of Dolus is to develop and demonstrate large Unmanned Surface Vehicles. - Dolus will incorporate multiple C4I system and programs of records (PORs)  providing capabilities such as Local Area Network, Cross-Domain Solution, Line of Sight (LoS) and satellite communications and positioning, Navigation and timing (PNT) data. - Dolus will integrate with fleet operations to demonstrate an enhanced warfare capability. - By using autonomous capability, Dolus will augment manned naval warships and enhance Fleet warfighting effectiveness. - Dolus will develop tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP’s) for follow-on efforts. - Dolus is intended to be a “leave-behind” capability for the fleet.  
Req No.
2021-12656
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under general supervision, incumbents have full purchasing responsibility for a variety of diverse, technical and specialized activities. Develops ordinary contracts, service agreements and/or leases; items or services may be purchased directly from vendor/contractor with little modification or may be unique, scarce or custom-made items requiring creative development of original specifications, with minimum supervision or assistance. Resolution of conflicts between providers and end-users is an integral part of the position; applies current specifications on all contract and purchasing documents regardless of complexity or technical content as well as develops specifications when none exist; effectively develops specifications which are cost effective and not unduly restrictive. This is a journey-level position; work is accomplished with a greater degree of independence to make decisions and independently solve problems. Involves creative development of specifications and/or evaluation criteria for bidding, service agreements, contracts or leases. May lead lower-level purchasing or clerical staff.
Req No.
2021-12646
Category
Accounting/Finance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Purchasing
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The function of the Sponsored Research Development (SRD) unit is to assist faculty and staff in the development and submission of proposals for sponsored research and educational projects. It is the "pre‐award" unit of the research foundation and the office faculty should contact once a sponsor has been identified and a proposal is being developed. Sponsored research development staff can assist faculty with interpreting guidelines and sponsor submission requirements, contacting potential sponsors, preparing budgets, completing application forms, obtaining university approvals, electronic submission of proposals, facilitating compliance items, duplicating and mailing of proposals, and assisting with follow‐up and other pre‐award needs. In fiscal year 2020, the office helped faculty submit over 1,200 proposals to federal, state, local, corporate, and foundation sponsors. Almost 700 awards were received amounting to over $144 million.  There are twelve employees in SRD: seven development specialists, two sponsored programs coordinators, an analyst, a technician, and the director of the department.
Req No.
2021-12643
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Development (SRD)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on Sept 30th    The mission of the SDSU Global Campus is to provide self-support education and training to enhance careers and transform lives and organizations. Global Campus serves as the 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 life-style and expectations of working adults and other lifelong learners. In addition, Global Campus provides a range of academic special programs for individuals and groups at various times, in various locations, and via various modalities throughout the year. Global Campus provides language training to international students, teacher training for adults, and programs that allow international students to attend credit courses at SDSU. The Global Campus Student Center is responsible for providing a range of concierge-style student services designed to meet the needs of adult learners who require readily available, fully accessible and high-quality services that are easily accessible and engaging.   Under the supervision of Emma Ryan, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining communication with agent contracts and follow up on contracts such as updating information on agency per the guidance of Emma Ryan. This position will also help as needed in general office functions such as answering the phone, greeting co-workers, students and other SDSU office personnel, providing guidance and clear information for incoming inquiries. Other tasks and duties will be assigned as needed.
Req No.
2021-12640
Category
Customer Service/Support
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position closes on October 7th at 4pm   Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the mission to provide exceptional workforce development and learning experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. Providing over 80,000 learning experiences to health and human service professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences that transform the heart, mind, and practice with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a diversity of workforce development solutions for the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. The Academy invests in its staff with an innovative work environment that promotes staff well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its diverse staff. The Academy is committed to becoming an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed organization. Responsive Integrated Health Solutions (RIHS) provides County of San Diego Behavioral Health System with staff development services that will increase competency in culture, co-occurring disorders, family-centered services, and resiliency as is required to outreach, assess, and support the recovery of severely mentally ill adults, children, and their families. RIHS coordinates classes, conferences, and training; provides curriculum and trainer development; develops eLearning courses; and offers consultation, research, and staffing needs assessment in the area of mental health and substance abuse under a Mental Health Services Act contract with the County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services. RIHS also provides the County of San Diego Behavioral Health System with staff development services that increase competency in health integration, culture, co‐occurring disorders, the provision of resilience, family-focused, recovery-based services, and provides peer education groups for people new to recovery.  RIHS Programs include Adults System of Care Training, Children’s System of Care Training, Geriatric Certificate Program, Roadmap to Recovery Program, Cultural Competency Academy, Peer Support, and Pathways to Well-Being Training.   
Req No.
2021-12634
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
Under immediate supervision, incumbents are responsible for day-to-day ordinary and recurring purchasing activities for which there are well-defined instructions, models and precedents. Incumbents do not perform the full range of buyer transactions and are limited in scope and routine; purchasing authority is limited and clearly defined. Responsibilities involve procurement of basic supplies, equipment and services; expedites documents to ensure goods are properly received and payments authorized on a timely basis. May obtain bids, place standing orders, verify cost information, process purchasing documents, establish records and review documents for compliance with department procedures; and processes a variety of documents. Duties may include some clerical tasks. This is an entry-level position; work product is generally reviewed by higher level purchasing staff and/or guidance from supervisor.
Req No.
2021-12619
Category
Accounting/Finance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Purchasing
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position closes on 10/05 at 4pm   This position will serve Riverside County   Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the mission to provide exceptional workforce development and learning experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. Providing over 80,000 learning experiences to health and human service professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences that transform the heart, mind, and practice with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a diversity of workforce development solutions for the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. The Academy invests in its staff with an innovative work environment that promotes staff well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its diverse staff. The Academy is committed to becoming an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed organization. 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.
2021-12617
Category
Community/Social Services
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-CA-Riverside
This position closes on Sunday 9/26 at 4pm   The Communities Fighting COVID! with Vaccines project, funded by the US Health Resources and Services Administration, aims to improve vaccine uptake in San Diego County Latino/Latinx and Black/African American residents using a community health worker (CHW) model. As lay members of the community, CHWs are trusted to provide health information to members of their community. This includes identifying opportunities for education, providing informal counseling and guidance on health, and promoting positive health messages.    Under the direction of the IPH Director, CFC! with Vaccines Coordinator will support a Community Health Worker (CHW) Lead, a Youth Engagement Lead, and 11 FTEs of CHWs and a TBD number of volunteers. The CFC! with Vaccines Coordinator will be responsible for; Oversight and administration of CFC! with Vaccines, including coordination with HRSA; assist Leads with training CHWs and volunteers on their roles and responsibilities; overseeing the use of web-based applications and ensuring all users are appropriately trained on data collection; identifying and coordinating opportunities for community presentations and events; maintaining a referral and resource guide to support community members; maintenance and compliance with IRB protocols; approval of social media and messaging created by CHWs; assisting with the preparation of peer-reviewed publications; convening and leading SD COVERED, the community advisory board for this project; leading weekly investigator meetings; assessing and addressing CHW needs and wellness; collaborating with management staff of sister programs as appropriate for staffing needs; and other duties as assigned.
Req No.
2021-12598
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
IPH
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on 10/04 at 12pm 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. The Administrative Support Coordinator I is responsible for carrying out administrative support operations and assisting in accomplishing the administrative objectives of a small to medium-sized organizational unit by personally performing the more difficult and responsible administrative support functions.  Assignments and projects are varied and complex with longer work cycles and may require specialized knowledge.  Administrative support projects often involve coordinating, prioritizing, and monitoring through their completion with accountability for end results individually and tracking work performed by others. Often involved in planning and coordinating work in the unit and may provide lead work direction and/or training assistance to others.
Req No.
2021-12596
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The role of the Graduate Research Assistant will be to support investigators from SDSU’s Center for Research on Sexuality and Sexual Health (SASH) in community outreach and the development of research study proposals for external funding. Projects will focus on health equity among LGBTQIA+ young people and young people experiencing homelessness, with an emphasis on substance use prevention, mental health promotion, and treatment. This is an ideal role for a graduate-level student with experience working in or collaborating with community-based organizations (especially in the San Diego or Southern California region), as well as experience with (or at a minimum interest in) research study design and grant writing. In addition, students should have an interest in research to advance health equity among LGBTQIA+ young people and/or young people experiencing homelessness. 
Req No.
2021-12592
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Institute for Behavorial and Community Health
Location
US-CA-San Diego
KPBS serves the greater San Diego community with informative, cultural, entertaining and educational television, radio, and web programming.  KPBS TV/FM is the public television and radio stations for San Diego.  Licensed to San Diego State University, KPBS supports and furthers the university’s educational and community service mission by informing, enlightening and empowering its audience.  It does so not only by presenting national and locally produced programming of value to its San Diego audience, but also by producing programming about San Diego and its people for distribution nationwide.   The single largest source of revenue for the stations’ support is from the San Diego community in the form of annual giving from individuals. Currently, over 60,000 members provide nearly $8 million, and approximately 3,000 Producers Club members provide nearly $4 million in gross annual revenue. Individual donations are garnered through a process of moving constituents through a marketing funnel of awareness building activities, engagement opportunities, conversion to event attendees, members and volunteers as well as cultivating brand ambassadors that advocate for KPBS as a valued community institution. Growing the membership base in a significant way will require not only investments in acquiring new members but also investments in retaining and cultivating deeper relationships with existing members.   Under the direct supervision of the Database Marketing Manager and working closely with the Director of Membership and the   Producer, this position is responsible for implementing efforts by the KPBS Membership Department to retain new, existing, and rejoining members/donors, which is essential for increasing net revenue and allowing for desired growth in our member file. This will be accomplished through coordinated efforts with digital engagement and marketing efforts, implementation of operational practices, direct marketing and telemarketing activities. Activities will be designed to help achieve departmental and station strategic goals.
Req No.
2021-12581
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (MERG; Georg E. Matt, PhD, Director) is an extramurally funded research group at San Diego State University (SDSU) with members from the Public Health, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology and Communications departments at SDSU as well as external research groups. The research conducted at MERG covers a wide range of issues in measurement, evaluation, and health policy. Under direct supervision, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with implementation of extramurally funded applied tobacco research projects. Research projects conducted by this unit are led by investigators from San Diego State University in collaboration with researchers from other research, academic, and clinical institutions throughout the US. An understanding of the research process, effective and efficient communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail are critical for successful completion of responsibilities. The primary purpose of this position is dissemination of information to stakeholder groups through social media management and website design.
Req No.
2021-12580
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Psychology
Location
US-San Diego
Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (MERG; Georg E. Matt, PhD, Director) is an extramurally funded research group at San Diego State University (SDSU) with members from the Public Health, Chemistry, Biology, Psychology and Communications departments at SDSU as well as external research groups. The research conducted at MERG covers a wide range of issues in measurement, evaluation, and health policy. Under direct supervision, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with implementation of extramurally funded applied tobacco research projects. Research projects conducted by this unit are led by investigators from San Diego State University in collaboration with researchers from other research, academic, and clinical institutions throughout the US. An understanding of the research process, effective and efficient communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail are critical for successful completion of responsibilities. The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to translate technical medical and scientific information for dissemination to the general public and stakeholder groups. The incumbent will research, interpret, write, and edit scientific information for posting on our website, newsletter articles, and lay publications.  
Req No.
2021-12579
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Psychology
Location
US-San Diego
Under direction, incumbents must have course work in the discipline requested on the task order Statement of Work.     The purpose of this task is to provide analytical and technical support services from students majoring in the fields of Computer Science or Computer Engineering for the DARPA OPS-5G project. The purpose of this project is to provide support in the areas of software integration and testing for open source software providing Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Management and Orchestration (MANO), and 5th Generation (5G) cellular capabilities.       NIWC Pacific is serving as the Government Independent Test and Evaluation (ITE) team for OPS-5G. The purpose of the DARPA OPS-5G program is to pursue research leading to development of a portable standards-compliant network stack for 5G mobile that is open source and secure by design. Eight (8) industry and academia teams have been funded to work on security enhancements in four Technical Areas (TA), including cross-scale security, secure network slicing, and distributed denial of service (DDOS) mitigation. To support this work, NIWC Pacific is establishing 5G network evaluation testbeds in two laboratory environments, integrating software based on the Linux Foundation 5G Super Blueprint, and performing ITE activities for the security enhancements developed by OPS-5G TA performer teams.
Req No.
2021-12577
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Licensed to the Board of Trustees of San Diego State University, KPBS serves a countywide audience with news, information, cultural, entertainment, arts, digital content, and educational television and radio programming. The station exists to inform, enlighten, and entertain San Diego viewers and listeners by presenting locally and nationally produced programming that is valued and worth maintaining.   The Media Production Specialist plays an important role in supporting content creation for KPBS. The Media Production Specialist utilizes their technical expertise in assistance of producers, hosts, reporters, and other technical personnel to make content come to life and serve our audience. Primarily responsible for technical, aesthetic, and programmatic components of KPBS Radio’s Morning Edition as well as digital content. The duties of this position require the incumbent to be capable of independent action, cooperating closely with and providing assistance to staff and performing well in stressful situations. This person will work under the supervision of the Operations Manager to meet the ever-changing needs of our multiple content operations.   This position is covered under the SAG-AFTRA collective bargaining agreement with KPBS.
Req No.
2021-12574
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position closes on October 1st at 4pm   Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the mission to provide exceptional workforce development and learning experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. Providing over 80,000 learning experiences to health and human service professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences that transform the heart, mind, and practice with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a diversity of workforce development solutions for the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. The Academy invests in its staff with an innovative work environment that promotes staff well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its diverse staff. The Academy is committed to becoming an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed organization. Adult Protective Services Workforce Innovations (APSWI) is a workforce development  program of the Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of the San Diego State University School of Social Work. APSWI provides innovative workforce development to APS professionals and their partners. Our mission is to provide exceptional learning and development experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities to ensure that abused and vulnerable older adults and adults with disabilities receive high quality, effective interventions and services.
Req No.
2021-12566
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
Become a part of our diverse team of Human Resources professionals dedicated to hiring the very best individuals who support the research endeavors of San Diego State University.     The Sr. HRBP partners across the organization to handle HR questions, build strong relationships, and offer the applicable solutions to management and employees. Provides day-to-day recruitment support, performance management guidance, ensure the company complies with employment and labor laws, interprets HR policies, analyzes classification and compensation requests, and resolves complex employee relations issues. Working with the hiring manager, facilitates the full HR life cycle, which includes attracting and recruiting employees, their development, engagement, retention and release.    We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to the team, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more, please click here
Req No.
2021-12560
Category
Human Resources
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Human Resources
Location
US-CA-San Diego