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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 study of the prevalence and development of chronic disease 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 origin between the ages of 18-74.
Req No.
2021-11571
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS/SOL)
Location
US-CA-Chula Vista
  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.   As the Salesforce Developer you'll take the lead maintaining and optimizing existing Salesforce functionality to help drive user adoption and engagement. This position will work collaboratively with the Salesforce Administrator in user management, sharing/visibility, reporting/dashboards, custom objects and fields, and automation including workflow rules, process builder and approval processes, validation rules, and data management.  Additional responsibility are to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain new software applications in support of the achievement of business requirements.
Req No.
2021-11540
Category
Information Technology
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position closes at 4pm on March 16th   Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this position is virtual, requiring telework. It is anticipated that the position will transition back to in-office at our San Diego location as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.   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 being an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed organization.   The Academy Evaluation Team provides evaluation support to all Academy programs, including assistance defining logic models and expected outcomes of training and Academy services. They design evaluation tools, and electronic data collection systems, analyze data and provide feedback to both Academy programs and Academy stakeholders. They also assist programs to utilize the data to enhance training and services.
Req No.
2021-11537
Category
Education/Training
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
This is a 20/hour a week position.   The Division of Research and Innovation (DRI) supports and furthers the academic mission of SDSU by assisting SDSU faculty and Deans in devising strategies to advance and expand SDSU’s research endeavors, develop cooperative multidisciplinary, multi-institutional partnership programs, and provide institutional infrastructure for research, scholarly and creative activities.   Provide operational and administrative support to the Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation. The Administrative Assistant will organize meetings and events, and support internal and external project communication and project management.
Req No.
2021-11533
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Research Advancement
Location
US-
This is a temporary, 10-hour a week position. The mission of Sponsored Research Contracting and Compliance (SRCC) is to ensure timely and effective contract negotiations when working with public agencies, other universities, nonprofit organizations, and private industry. SRCC is responsible for initiating the subcontracting process for grants and contracts and is involved in the subrecipient monitoring process. The department works closely with Sponsored Research Development and Sponsored Research Administration, as well as with SDSU’s Division of Research Affairs, to ensure that we adhere to sponsor, university, and San Diego State University Research Foundation (SDSURF) policies, particularly in compliance areas such as human and animal subjects, conflict of interest, cost sharing, export controls, responsible conduct of research, and environmental health and safety.    This position will support Sponsored Research Contracting and Compliance in the areas of correspondence and electronic filling related to awards and subagreements.  
Req No.
2021-11531
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Contracts & Compliance (SRCC)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants on Thursday, March 11, 2021   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.
2021-11512
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP)
Location
US-CA-San Diego,
This position is open until filled with first review of resumes taking place on 2/24/2021   Overview SDSU Research Foundation’s payroll department provides services for Central Staff employees including those working on research projects, at KPBS, at Extended Studies, and The Campanile Foundation.   The functional responsibility of the Payroll Technician I is to provide technical support to complete and process payroll/personnel documents for each payroll cycle.   
Req No.
2021-11496
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Payroll
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled.    The San Diego State University Pre-College Institute (PCI) promotes college access and completion for under-served students through excellence and innovation in education.  Pre-College Institute comprises 24 staff members which include management and support personnel.    Under the direct supervision of the Director of the Summer Residential Programs, the Work-Study Internship Coordinator is responsible for managing the total recruitment process for the Upward Bound/HCOP Academy; for the development of a STEM work-study research internship and pre-internship initiative for low-income and/or potential first-generation college-bound high school students.   The Upward Bound/HCOP work-study Internship Coordinator uses independent analysis and judgment to develop, coordinate, and supervise complex and varied administrative tasks to provide exemplary work-study opportunities for high school students in collaboration with the campus community. The position encompasses three major areas of responsibility: Internship development and coordination, employer relations, and student/academic department relations.  
Req No.
2021-11490
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Pre-College Institute
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of resumes taking place on 2/16/2021 The competitive salary is $90,000 to $93,540 annualized.      Department Description The SDSU Research Foundation is seeking an experienced leader and research administrator to join the post award department within the Sponsored Research Services (SRS) division. The SRS division supports the research mission of San Diego State 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.   Position Summary  Under direction of the Associate Director, the Grants Management Supervisor will be responsible for supervising a team of grant specialists while managing a minimal portfolio of awards in order to maintain hands-on involvement with the core activities of the department.  
Req No.
2021-11468
Category
Accounting/Finance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Administration (SRA)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with new candidates first review to take place on March 5th. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this position is virtual, requiring telework. It is anticipated that the position will transition back to in-person services as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. The Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 to support the health and human service community by providing training, technical assistance, organizational development, research, and evaluation to serve the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. The Academy is committed to being an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed organization. Responsive Integrated Health Solutions (RIHS) is an MHSA/County of San Diego contracted program within the Academy that provides training, workforce development, technical assistance, consultation and peer-facilitated education to the County of San Diego Behavioral Health System to ensure the delivery of culturally responsive, person-focused, co-occurring, recovery oriented, and resiliency centered services to the behavioral health community. Roadmap to Recovery (R2R) is a peer-staffed behavioral health program within RIHS offering peer workforce development and peer-facilitated recovery education groups.  R2R recruits, trains, and provides continuing education for certified Peer Support Specialists who wish to enter/re-enter the peer workforce, gain valuable field experience, and reinforce peer Core Training competencies by providing direct support services via group facilitation and individual services.  R2R recovery education classes, initially developed in 2004, were intended to provide participants with the education and skills to develop increasingly active and collaborative partnerships with clinical providers in their individual behavioral health treatment and recovery plans
Req No.
2021-11419
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
This Statement of Work covers the need for student services to provide technical support in the field of Computer Science at the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific, for the Digital Modular Radio (DMR) Engineering project and test. The purpose of this task is to develop basic scripts for the automation of radio tests using the LabVIEW software suite, perform basic database administration tasks, and develop and maintain system configuration spreadsheets.   The DMR is a re-programmable radio system software, capable of providing functionality and the capability to interphase with the existing military communications legacy systems. The DMR program provides High Frequency (HF), Very High Frequency (VHF), and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) bands. The DMR provides the operational force with an improved communications capability for more effective battle group management and interoperability among Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. The mission of the DMR is to ensure operational readiness and success by providing military commanders with the ability to command, control, and communicate with their forces using voice and data communications during all aspects of military operations.
Req No.
2021-11412
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Accounts Payable (AP) Department is responsible for processing disbursements and administering the Procurement Card (PCard) Program for San Diego State University Research Foundation.   Under the direct supervision of the Payment Services Manager, the Accounts Payable Supervisor plans, organizes, and directs the high-volume workload in accounts payable, providing supervisor and leadership to the Accounts Payable team. The position ensures accurate and timely disbursements while adhering to company policies and procedures and providing a high level of customer service.  The position is responsible for tax law compliance and reporting. Accounts Payable Supervisor represents accounts payable in ongoing strategic service enhancements and process improvement projects and leads the accounts payable team in the transition from paper-based to efficient paperless on-line services. 
Req No.
2021-11406
Category
Accounting/Finance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Accounts Payable
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled.    KPBS produces unique multimedia experiences for San Diego County through multiplatform content creation and publishing. These platforms include desktop web, mobile web, mobile device apps, live and on-demand media services, syndicated publishing to other websites, and social media services. The content on KPBS platforms includes in-depth resources on topics covered on KPBS Television and KPBS Radio, as well as digitally exclusive content such as interactive data tools, news and feature reports, social media, user-submitted content, and online communities. The site also serves as a destination for KPBS viewers and listeners where they can donate, learn more about KPBS, listen to programming and find out what’s on.   Oversee all visual elements of KPBS’ Interactive properties to ensure a positive user experience, from design to implementation.  Work collaboratively with the web news producers to create special features and sections. Maintain a consistent look for the KPBS website, e-newsletters and other interactive communication vehicles. Ensure quality and consistency in all of the visual elements of the site, from station branding to navigation to digital advertising.   This position is part of the SAG-AFTRA bargaining unit with KPBS.    
Req No.
2021-11383
Category
Information Technology
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled.    Under the direction of the KPBS Director of Finance, the Accounting Manager has the responsibility of working with the SDSU and SDURF Financial Service teams in ensuring the accuracy of the financial reporting and the integrity of the KPBS financial systems.   This position is responsible for and skilled in technical accounting and in the General Ledger close process, and required to proactively communicate with all other departments within the organization. This position indirectly supervises three employees/student assistants in the KPBS Finance and Accounting department and assists with other corporate business functions.
Req No.
2020-11334
Category
Accounting/Finance
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity (SA&CD) is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University.  Departments include, but not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs; Career Services; Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach and Success; Communications Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs; Financial Aid and Scholarships; Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center (MVP); New Student and Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center; Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being & Health Promotion; Cultural Centers; and programming related to Inclusive Excellence.      The SDSU Military and Veterans Programs (MVP) is the California State University (CSU) system’s flagship veteran’s resource center and the first veteran’s center in the system. The MVP is a component within Student Affairs and Campus Diversity which directs, manages and provides services for all aspects of the veteran, active duty, reserve and depend programs for San Diego State University undergraduate and graduate students. The MVP manages all veteran and military-connected support services and events for the campus and serves as the primary source of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD), California Department of Veterans Affairs (CAL Vet), and other agencies.   At the direction of the MVP Director, this position assists with the daily operations of the Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center through the administration of all military and veteran related education benefits.  Work is typically performed independently, with direction from the Director and/or the Senior Education Benefits Specialist/Veterans Coordinator.  Accuracy and attention to detail are vital to keep the university and the military affiliated students in compliance with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations.   This position assists with all aspects of the certification process for military affiliated students to receive federal and/or state VA education benefits; contacts/liaises with the general public, students and campus community for all VA-related questions and processes, including daily inquires via office walk-ins, e-mail, phone, etc.; and helps resolve payment and overpayment issues between VA and students via communications with the VA Regional Processing Office (RPO) in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Req No.
2020-11299
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
SDSU - Student Affairs
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This is an in-person position located at our Sky Park, San Diego office.  This recruitment is open until filled with first review of applications on Friday, December 11th   The primary mission of the Center for Alcohol & Drug Studies & Services (the Center) Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP) is to help reduce the incidence and prevalence of driving under the influence and the negative consequences of this behavior for our community and its residents. Our mission is also to assist participants in identifying and seeking solutions of their own alcohol and other drug problems. Under the guidelines established by the State of California and the County of San Diego, DUIP strives to provide the highest quality of counseling services to those who have been convicted of violating the DUI laws.
Req No.
2020-11284
Category
Community/Social Services
Department/Project Name
Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP)
Location
US-CA-San Diego,
The mission of Sponsored Research Contracting and Compliance (SRCC) is to ensure timely and effective contract negotiations when working with public agencies, other universities, nonprofit organizations, and private industry. SRCC is responsible for initiating the subcontracting process for grants and contracts and is involved in the subrecipient monitoring process.    The SRCC Analyst position is responsible for the receipt, compliance review and processing of awards.  Under the guidance of the Director, the analyst reviews award documents to develop and prepare subaward agreements when appropriate.  Job duties also include the development and implementation of computer-based processes related to SRCC workload metrics and tracking of awards and compliance related issues in conjunction with SDSURF electronic systems.    
Req No.
2020-11259
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Contracts & Compliance (SRCC)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This recruitment is open until filled with first review of resumes on Monday, November 23rd.   The primary mission of the Center for Alcohol & Drug Studies & Services (the Center) Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP) is to help reduce the incidence and prevalence of driving under the influence and the negative consequences of this behavior for our community and its residents. Our mission is also to assist participants in identifying and seeking solutions of their own alcohol and other drug problems. Under the guidelines established by the State of California and the County of San Diego, DUIP strives to provide the highest quality of counseling services to those who have been convicted of violating the DUI laws.
Req No.
2020-11226
Category
Community/Social Services
Department/Project Name
Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP)
Location
US-CA-San Diego,
The Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 to support the health and human service community by providing training, technical assistance, organizational development, research, and evaluation to serve the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. Responsive Integrated Health Solutions (RIHS) is an MHSA/County of San Diego contracted program within the Academy that provides training, workforce development, technical assistance, consultation and peer-facilitated education to the County of San Diego Behavioral Health System to ensure the delivery of culturally responsive, person-focused, co-occurring, recovery oriented, and resiliency centered services to the behavioral health community. Roadmap to Recovery (R2R) is a peer-staffed behavioral health program within RIHS offering peer workforce development and peer-facilitated recovery education groups.  R2R recruits, trains, and provides continuing education for certified Peer Support Specialists who wish to enter/re-enter the peer workforce, gain valuable field experience, and reinforce peer Core Training competencies by providing direct support services via group facilitation and individual services.  R2R recovery education classes, initially developed in 2004, were intended to provide participants with the education and skills to develop increasingly active and collaborative partnerships with clinical providers in their individual behavioral health treatment and recovery plans
Req No.
2020-11197
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
This position  is part-time at 22 hours/week.   The ASSET Program is housed in the Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies and Services under the San Diego State University School of Social Work. Founded in 1963, the SDSU School of Social Work was the first school of social work in what is now the 23 campus California State University System.   The School, with over 600 students, is one of the largest professional schools on campus, offering both BSW and MSW degree programs, and a BA in Gerontology. The graduate program provides advanced concentrations in Direct Practice and in Administration and Community Development. The School, in conjunction with Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) offers a Joint Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use (IRSU).  The School is extensively involved in local, state, and national human service issues through individual faculty research and community intervention programs.  In addition, the School has made a major commitment in the area of alcohol and other drug research.  Visit our website at http://socialwork.sdsu.edu.   The Center for Alcohol and Drug Studies and Services is a project of the San Diego State University School of Social Work. The Center was created to address alcohol and other drug-related problems at San Diego State University and in the larger community. The Center specializes in research and evaluation design with an emphasis on socio-behavioral research and applied evaluation and is an umbrella organization for several alcohol and drug related research initiatives, including the SDSU Driving Under the Influence Program which provides education and counseling services for court-ordered offenders in the central judicial district of San Diego County. Our multi-disciplinary staff have decades of experience in research and evaluation and are highly committed to scientific excellence. More information can be found here: https://chhs.sdsu.edu/irsu/files/2020/11/ASSET-Brochure-2021_FINAL-1.pdf 
Req No.
2020-11186
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
School of Social Work
Location
US-CA-