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This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on 10/28   This will be a part-time position consisting of 10-20 hours per week.   Prison Arts Collective (PAC) is the only university-based Arts in Corrections program in the state and offers high-quality instruction in visual arts, creative writing, music, and yoga with the dual goals of facilitating the development of creative and technical skills in art, alongside the development of interpersonal and intrapersonal skills (confidence, communication, patience, relaxation, and decision-making). PAC also leads Arts Facilitator Training for incarcerated participants to learn to facilitate their own classes and provides ongoing mentorship for peer facilitators. PAC invites artists, scholars, and experienced teachers to participate in the exciting expansion of this project as Teaching Artists with leadership roles in the organization.
Req No.
2021-12767
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
College of Arts and Letters
Location
US-
The application window for this position will close on November 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm.    Accounting position lending support to the Financial Services department.  Requires thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting procedures, financial record-keeping methods, procedures and practices and a general knowledge of governmental financial record-keeping methods.  Incumbent is required to work independently and exercise initiative and judgment in analyzing information and making decisions consistent with standard practice and established guidelines.  Read and explain funding agency policies and procedures related to assigned area of responsibility; review data for accuracy and completeness and make correcting entries; prepare statements and reports which require utilization of a variety of sources.  Reconcile complex reports and financial data; prepare journal entries; resolve problems associated with incorrect entries.   Computer experience and knowledge of Excel are necessary.
Req No.
2021-12761
Category
Accounting/Finance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Finance & Accounting
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on October 28th   Are you looking for a position with a dynamic organization at SDSU? Join SDSU Pre-College Institute team as the Media Specialist. It is a part-time position for 20 hours/week. The SDSU Pre-College Institute (PCI) promotes college access and completion for students, implements innovative programs to enhance excellence in teaching and learning in multicultural settings and studies their outcomes. Founded in 1983, by our Executive Director, Dr. Cynthia Park, PCI provides an invaluable service to our communities’ multicultural, socio-economically diverse, low-income, underrepresented, and underserved students.   Please submit a cover letter, resume, and complete the application.   As the Media Specialist, your role would be to support our team as we share our stories through social media, website, and articles. Our goal at PCI is to extend an invitation to life to our students and to support them as they make their way through the K-career pipeline. Using multiple grants and sources of funding, PCI has implemented a variety of ongoing programs and initiatives to achieve that mission. SDSU continues to build on the foundation of community engagement, high-impact practices, and cultivating compassionate leaders.   More about the role:  sustaining PCI brand consistency through written, visual, social media, website, and any other means. Develop public relations, media relations, publicity, and membership development for PCI, Pathways, Talent Search, Upward Bound, HCOP, F-SMP, and donor-funded projects.   Develops and maintains a framework for the organization’s public information policy under the direction of the Executive Director.   Developing, designing, writing and/or editing a variety of print or electronically-based communication materials, as well as coordinating related public affairs, media, community relations, and marketing activities for Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Press Release or website.   Building and maintaining relationships with relevant internal and external constituents to ensure that the public receives relevant, timely, and positive information. Develops and maintains community linkages including attendance at appropriate community meetings, and regular communications with parents and teachers of targeted students.   Collaboration across teams, project staff, faculty, and community on the theme, design and content. Attend and actively participate in All PCI staff meetings, planning meetings and cross-team collaborations.   Management of PCI website and analytics.   Developing strategies to promote the image of the Pre-College Institute and projects using market research data to determine the most effective techniques and approaches for reaching target audiences  
Req No.
2021-12750
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Pre-College Institute
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on October 20th.    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.
2021-12731
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under direction, incumbents must have course work in the discipline requested on the task order Statement of Work.   The Benthic Microbial Fuel Cell (BMFC) system is a groundbreaking technology that supports the Navy. The Navy seeks to improve the microbial fuel cell technologies to obtain more power production in deep sea and cold environments. With the use of BMFC, the Navy pursues to improve efficiencies to add in supplemental power sources.
Req No.
2021-12714
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.   The Benthic Microbial Fuel Cell (BMFC) system is a groundbreaking technology that supports the Navy. The Navy seeks to improve the microbial fuel cell technologies to obtain more power production in deep sea and cold environments. With the use of BMFC, the Navy pursues to improve efficiencies to add in supplemental power sources.
Req No.
2021-12713
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under general direction, incumbents can be a PhD candidate or in a Master's degree program and able to perform at a high level.   The Benthic Microbial Fuel Cell (BMFC) system is a groundbreaking technology that supports the Navy. The Navy seeks to improve the microbial fuel cell technologies to obtain more power production in deep sea and cold environments. With the use of BMFC, the Navy pursues to improve efficiencies to add in supplemental power sources.
Req No.
2021-12705
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under general direction, incumbents can be a PhD candidate or in a Master's degree program and able to perform at a high level.   The Benthic Microbial Fuel Cell (BMFC) system is a groundbreaking technology that supports the Navy. The Navy seeks to improve the microbial fuel cell technologies to obtain more power production in deep sea and cold environments. With the use of BMFC, the Navy pursues to improve efficiencies to add in supplemental power sources.
Req No.
2021-12703
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
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 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.
2021-12700
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
Location
US-Mira Mesa
The Institute for Behavioral and Community Health (IBACH: http://www.ibachsd.org)bridges communities and science to conduct meaningful and relevant public health research that leads to positive health outcomes and sustainable health programs. We are funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other federal, state, and local funding agencies, to design studies whose ultimate goal is to promote health and reduce health disparities.   The COVID Prevention Research Program is a community-academic partnership between SDSU’s School of Public Health and Family Health Centers of San Diego. This study will test the immediate, mid-term and long-term efficacy of a tailored intervention to prevent household and community spread of COVID-19 among Latinos. FHCSD patients who are recently diagnosed with COVID-19 will be recruited into the study, along with members of their household.   The Research Assistant III will be part of the program’s core measurement staff. Under the general supervision of Program Manager and Data & Evaluation Manager, the Research Assistant III will be trained to conduct all study measures using standardized protocols and to collect survey data from index patients. The research assistant II will be responsible for conducting data quality checks and assisting with the management of data collection processes, adhere to detailed research protocols and procedures, and help support the development of data collection protocols and intervention-related research.
Req No.
2021-12698
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
IBACH
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under general supervision, incumbents must have course work in the discipline requested on the task order Statement of Work.   The Cyber / Science and Technology Department at NIWC Pacific delivers leading information warfare capabilities. Responsibilities include signal processing such as re-sampling, frequency conversion, and filtering. These tasks enable data analyses and establish metrics for satisfying requirements. The development of signal processing techniques will better enable the Warfighter.    
Req No.
2021-12689
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Biopod assists Biology and Chemistry Principal Investigators and their lab members with their administrative tasks to successfully complete their research projects.   Position will support administrative duties related to ordering and reimbursements including placing orders for several Biology and Chemistry research laboratories and allocating expenses to the correct grants. Additionally, this role will provide support to visitors of the Shiley BioScience Center.
Req No.
2021-12672
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Biology
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Become a part of our team dedicated to creating positive change. 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. We are based next to the SDSU campus and benefit from the culture of diversity and inclusion that SDSU, a Hispanic-serving institution, offers. We are seeking a motivated and dedicated individual with excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal and written) who has enthusiasm for working in a research community committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. As a member of our team, you will gain valuable experiences. Being bilingual (English/Spanish) is a definite plus.
Req No.
2021-12662
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
SDSU - HealthLINK
Location
US-CA-San Diego
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
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
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
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on September 13th.   The mission of the SDSU Global Campus is to provide self-support education and training to enhance careers and transform lives and organizations. SDSU 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, SDSU 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.  The American Language Institute (ALI) provides language training to international students, teacher training for adults, and programs that allow international students to attend credit courses at SDSU.  The marketing department is responsible for all marketing efforts to support SDSU Global Campus and the ALI, including publications, advertising, research, public relations, media relations, developing strategic marketing plans, photography and video, website maintenance and enhancement, database development, social media marketing, and other marketing related functions as needed.   Under the general direction of the Director of Admissions, this position provides lead nurturing and administrative support to the Admissions Department at SDSU Global Campus. This position carries a medium level of responsibility with regard to the information available to them; therefore, the candidate’s success is contingent upon their ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality at all times.
Req No.
2021-12543
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on September 13th.    The mission of the SDSU Global Campus is to provide self-support education and training to enhance careers and transform lives and organizations. SDSU 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, SDSU 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. The American Language Institute (ALI) provides language training to international students, teacher training for adults, and programs that allow international students to attend credit courses at SDSU.   Under general direction of the Director of Admissions, this position provides linguistics support to the Admissions and Marketing Departments at SDSU Global Campus. This position carries a medium level of responsibility with regard to the information available; therefore, the candidate’s success is contingent upon their ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality at all times.   The Admissions Team at SDSU Global Campus seeks a student assistant with strong linguistic skills to assist with training the Global Campus chatbot. This is a fast-paced environment; you will have a variety of work for your portfolio at the end of this assignment.
Req No.
2021-12542
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego