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This opening is for current SDSU Undergraduate Students only   SDSU Research Foundation’s Facilities Planning, and Management Department oversees approximately 650,000 square feet of buildings owned by the SDSU Research Foundation.  The majority of these properties are located adjoining campus, on nearby Alvarado Road, and in several areas within the county.    Under direct supervision of the Associate Director of Facilities, this position provides administrative support and office coordination, information gathering and analysis, effective communication and interaction, positive customer service and other duties as assigned to support the facilities planning and management department.  
Req No.
2021-12331
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Facilities Management
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of candidates to take place on August 11th   The San Diego State University Pre-College Institute is a change-ready strategic-thinking/planning organization that promotes college access and completion for underserved students through excellence and innovation in education. SDSU Upward Bound/HCOP are educational opportunity programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to assist eligible high school students to pursue and complete postsecondary programs of education. There are 14 UB/HCOP staff members in the Academic Year and 31 during the Six-Week Summer Academy.  UB/HCOP is funded to serve 167 (UB Classic: 93/ UB STAR: 74) students during the Academic Year and 90 during the Six-Week Summer Academy. The purpose of SDSU Upward Bound is to develop in students the motivation and skills to assist them to pursue and complete a program of postsecondary education. The purpose of HCOP is to assist individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter a health or allied health profession. Incumbents are employees of the SDSU Research Foundation, an at-will employer. The SDSU Pre-College Institute is, within the SDSU School of Teacher Education, is seeking a full-time Director of Summer Residential Programs to direct and oversee the implementation of the Upward Bound/HCOP programs’complex and multi-layered operations as well as its philosophies, goals, and objectives. 
Req No.
2021-12316
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Pre-College Institute
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 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 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.
2021-12308
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
South Bay Latino Research Center (SBLRC)
Location
US-CA-Chula Vista
Under the direction of the Director of College Enrollment, the Grade Level Coordinator is responsible for working with students, parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and other relevant persons to facilitate the creation of a college bound culture for their assigned grade on the Hoover High School campus. It will be necessary to work with contact persons in each school in the feeder pattern in order to ensure that the college bound culture is being created from elementary school on through high school and beyond.  Supports established standards around College and Career Readiness programming that leads to increased college enrollment and graduation rates. Assists with the implementation of college and career readiness plans that are specifically tied to school improvement and the student engagement initiative.   Grade level coordinated delivery of services: Postsecondary Planning: college application coaching to determine best match/fit schools, 1:1 advising in college and financial aid, scholarship support, career exploration Student Life: personal development, community service, strengths and dream exploration, meaningful summer experiences, social-emotional supports, cultural competency and awareness Family Engagement: family workshops, 1:1 advising in college and financial aid planning   
Req No.
2021-12304
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Counseling & School Psychology Projects
Location
US-CA-
The Director of College Persistence designs and leads CEPA’s strategy to continuously assess and improve preparedness to succeed in college, including clear, specific, and ambitious performance measures for multiple projects, operational priorities and individual work goals and deliverables. The director will help to identify COVID responsive postsecondary strategies and unpack the impact of the pandemic on students’ postsecondary plans. The Director of College Persistence and Completion will report to Dr. Laura Owen, the Executive Director, Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment.
Req No.
2021-12303
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Counseling & School Psychology Projects
Location
US-CA-
Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment, the Director of College Enrollment oversees all College Avenue Compact’s dynamic programs and staff. These programs, funded by Price Philanthropies are strategically designed to increase the number of students who graduate from Hoover High School prepared to matriculate and graduate from, SDSU or other four-year colleges and universities.   The Director of College Enrollment works in close collaboration with San Diego Unified School District administration, school-level counselors and administration to implement innovative programs that are aligned with the program’s vision. The Director of College Enrollment is responsible for guiding work related to grade level curriculum planning, resource contracting, staffing, staff development, budget, grants, and college enrollment program evaluation.
Req No.
2021-12302
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Counseling & School Psychology Projects
Location
US-CA-
Under general supervision, 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, Information Systems, Electrical Engineer or Computer Engineering for the Command and Control Processor (C2P) Modernization (Mod) project. The purpose of this project is to provide support in the areas of software testing, automated test script development, and full software development lifecycle for the C2P Mod system.   The C2P Mod Integrated Product Team (IPT) is responsible for development of the C2P Mod system that supports tactical message routing for execution of Ballistic Missile Defense and Anti-Air Warfare missions aboard Navy ships and limited shore sites around the world. C2P Mod will primarily be developed in C++ programming language over a 4-year period of time partitioned in 5 increments where each segment of the code will go through extensive test and verification by a separate, and independent team. The current plan is to use cloud technologies as a basis for a testdriven development methodology, whereby software developers will create unit, or software component tests prior to submission into the build pipeline, that will then launch a series of automated code quality checks as well
Req No.
2021-12297
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.   This Statement of Work covers the requirement for student services to provide technical and/or analytical support in the field of computer science for the Data Transformation Services (DaTS) Data Engineering project. The purpose of this project is to utilize various methods to transform raw data into useful data systems. For example, leverage DON COVID data to create algorithms, statistical analysis, and visualization via a COVID dashboard. The incumbent will work with cloud service providers to build a data engineering system based on cloud service offerings.   Background: The DATS Portfolio has a requirement to automate the ingestions, curation, availability and accessibility of decision-ready data. Data will be developed, managed, and integrated as a holistic entity.
Req No.
2021-12296
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Must be a current SDSU undergradute student. 20 hours/week   The Financial Services department is responsible for the budgeting, accounting and financial affairs of SDSU Research Foundation.   This is an Accounting position lending administrative support to the Procurement Department.     
Req No.
2021-12288
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Purchasing
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Rosa Parks Elementary School social worker (MSW) coordinates student services through the school’s social work program, an integral part of the Social Emotional Program. The candidate will actively provide assessment, individual and group counseling, and case management. The candidate will ensure services are effective and maintain a positive relationship with the school and community agencies.
Req No.
2021-12285
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
School of Social Work
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The mission of San Diego State University Global Campus is “to be a world leader in delivering innovative educational experiences to all learners, expanding opportunity and transforming lives. Our programs and technologies are ever-evolving to meet ever-changing needs; our high level of service and support is a constant.” SDSU 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.  The primary audiences include workforce, military, working adults and international constituencies.     SDSU Global Campus maintains a pool of part-time Global Campus Instructors. Instructors must be in the pool in order to be offered classes. Being assigned to the pool does not guarantee that you will receive an assignment. Please apply if you would like to be considered for the pool.      Positions/ Industries we are currently hiring for: - Marketing - Management& Leadership - Project Management - Hospitality - Contract Management - Meeting and Event Planning
Req No.
2021-12284
Category
Education/Training
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The mission of SDSU DUI Program (DUIP) is to provide superior education and counseling services to reduce the incidence and prevalence of driving under the influence and enhance the quality of life of our community members in a safe, culturally sensitive, trauma-informed environment. Community members are provided an opportunity to explore their relationship with substance use and develop an understanding of the interplay between physical health, mental health, and trauma, with alcohol and drug use and related adverse consequences.
Req No.
2021-12275
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP)
Location
US-CA-San Diego,
The SDSU Research Foundation WIC Program is the largest WIC agency in San Diego County, with approximately 80 employees providing a variety of nutrition services to over 26,000 participants per month who are high risks individuals and families from diverse language and cultural backgrounds.   Under the direction of the WIC Associate Director of IT & Facilities, the WIC Operations Assistant performs day-to-day tasks in support of WIC Operations such delivering supplies, overseeing equipment/supply storage and organization, making minor facility repairs and distribution of WIC materials.  
Req No.
2021-12270
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Freelance Video Journalist will work under the supervision of the Senior Producer and in coordination with other members of the News Division to follow the KPBS Strategic Plan and Editorial Vision. The primary duties of the Video Journalist include the creation of news content for KPBS TV, radio and web using professional broadcast cameras and non-linear editing equipment on an as needed basis. This position works closely with news editors, reporters, producers, managers, production assistants and staff. This position is responsible for technical operation and first-line maintenance of the station's shooting and editing equipment. Incumbent will need to adhere to high ethical standards.   This position is being hired to support KPBS on an as-needed basis, with no set schedule.  
Req No.
2021-12269
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
SDSU generates more than $100 million per year in research grants over all disciplines. The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) has been operating for 22 years for the purpose of protecting and commercializing intellectual property developed by SDSU faculty and staff. The TTO provides expertise to all of campus for intellectual property issues while remaining focused on its goal of commercializing research-based intellectual property for public benefit.    The purpose of this position is to evaluate, manage the protection of and help to advance to commercialization innovations that result from SDSU’s research endeavor.  
Req No.
2021-12260
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Technology Transfer
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This Statement of Work covers the need for analytical and technical support services from a graduate or senior undergraduate student in the field of Applied Mathematics in support of scientific research and development projects at Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific) in the Cryogenic Exploitation of Radio Frequency (CERF) Laboratory. The purpose of this project is to assist in the development of techniques to automate data collection and post-processing analysis from measurements taken in the CERF Laboratory.   CERF explores RF properties of superconductor magnetometer sensors and has developed a Python based software suite which automates instrument measurements as well as performs remedial post-processing analysis. Due to the rapid grown of the software suite, CERF requires assistance in the software’s further development  
Req No.
2021-12258
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under general supervision, incumbents must have course work in the discipline requested on the task order Statement of Work.   This Statement of Work covers the need for student services to provide technical and/or analytical support in the fields of computer science, electrical engineering, information systems, computer engineering etc. (Must be a major listed in basic contract SOW) for the TRAP project. The purpose of this project is to develop a system that will recommend locations to send reconnaissance assets to locate vessels that are not currently being actively tracked by other assets.   The U.S. Navy needs the capability to locate vessels at sea. We are developing software to assist with this task. We need assistance developing a user interface for this software that is easy-to-use and displays a wide variety of data including point objects, regions, probability density maps, altitude and bathymetry contours. The TRAP Project creates a necessary dynamic framework software tool.
Req No.
2021-12256
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Information Systems team serves the evolving information services and technology needs of SDSU Research Foundation. The team is responsible for the operation, maintenance, security and ongoing development of SDSU Research Foundation enterprise systems and providing administrative desktop services for central staff personnel. Our innovative team members are service oriented and work closely with our users and colleagues to develop and implement user-focused technology initiatives that support improved services for researchers and employees, contributing to increased productivity, security and accessibility of information.    The Enterprise Information Systems Team is responsible for enterprise system design, configuration, testing, validation and data integrity functions.  In collaboration with department experts and the programming and development team, this group serves a critical role in strategic service initiatives to replace inefficient paper-based processes with new systems and workflows that provide a consistent, end-user focused experience. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Under general direction of the Enterprise Systems Manager, the Systems Administrator and Business Analyst is responsible for administering and supporting InfoEd, an enterprise class Electronic Research Administration (eRA) software system, including the Proposal Development, Sub-Contract, Subrecipient Monitoring, Human Subjects, and SPIN (Sponsored Proposal Information Network) modules.   Specifically, this position will oversee and manage ongoing maintenance of InfoEd eRA modules, develop a solid understanding of InfoEd eRA modules from both technical and functional perspectives, configure and establish workflow logic, routing and custom forms within the InfoEd eRA application and provide technical support to the appropriate department users as needed.  The incumbent will be the InfoEd technical expert and responsible for assisting departments maximize the systems capabilities to streamline operations and enhance service to faculty and staff.   The Systems Administrator and Business Analyst is also responsible for a wide range of activities focused on the delivery of timely and accurate reports and automated, user-focused business processes: generating audit reports, troubleshooting and resolving data integrity issues, requirements gathering, determining business requirements, performing complex systems and data analysis, creating specifications, ensuring stability and integrity of software applications, planning, and testing software system configuration changes, developing project implementation and test plans, providing end-user application support, training users, and supporting information systems projects.   In all areas of duties and responsibility, the Systems Administrator and Business Analyst will have a good understanding of the function of all SDSURF departments and how they relate to one another, will have strong technical and analytical skills, a strong aptitude and desire for troubleshooting and data validation and integrity controls, will be able to ‘think outside the box’ and help develop innovative solutions to solve problems and improve business processes, and will be a collaborative and inclusive team player.     
Req No.
2021-12253
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Information Systems
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This recruitment is open until filled with first review of applications on July 29th   We have multiple openings for in-person NSA positions located throughout San Diego County.  For a list of WIC offices, please visit our website here    The SDSU Research Foundation WIC Program is the largest WIC agency in San Diego County, with approximately 80 employees providing a variety of nutrition services to over 26,000 participants monthly.   Under the direction of the Regional Manager, the WIC Nutrition Services Assistant is responsible for providing a variety of clerical duties in support of WIC program operations; provides customer service to program participants and applicants; educating participants on non-nutrition issues such as program orientation, including the use of food instruments and determines eligibility of WIC participants. This position travels to other WIC Offices in the San Diego region as needed. This position may include training for eligibility to become a certified California WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA).  
Req No.
2021-12250
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Must be a current  SDSU student to be considered. 20 hours/week  
Req No.
2021-12246
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Accounts Payable
Location
US-CA-San Diego