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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
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 listeners. 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 KPBS Communications Department is responsible for the strategic coordination of information to staff, the public and press about KPBS content, employees, station outreach, events and activities. As a steward of the KPBS brand, the Social Medial Strategist helps grow our audience across social networks, connecting people with our content and engaging them in conversation. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for meeting station goals for content distribution, audience growth and fundraising while maintaining brand consistency across all social platforms. In addition to managing social media postings, the Social Media Strategist is responsible for planning an editorial calendar and for evaluating new social platforms.
Req No.
2021-12513
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with first review of applicants to take place on October 4th.   The mission of the Research & Equity Scholarship (RES) Institute (https://res-iste.sdsu.edu/; Director/PI: Felisha Herrera Villarreal, Ph.D.) at San Diego State University is to promote scientific and applied research, training, and the exchange of information that contribute to the knowledge and understanding of P-20 educational trajectories and the contexts that engage and support students from diverse backgrounds. The RES Institute unites scholars who research important topics pertaining to equity in education to collaborate on funded research projects and the production of timely research reports and publications with critical implications for education policy and practice.   The RES Institute is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with interests in STEM education, minority serving institutions, community college pathways, and strong quantitative expertise. The position involves contributing to large scale, NSF funded, mixed-methods research projects focused on the role of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) in STEM pathways for students who began at community colleges, with a specific emphasis on racially minoritized and historically underrepresented students.
Req No.
2021-12506
Department/Project Name
Interwork Institute
Location
US-CA-San Diego
KPBS is San Diego’s public television and radio stations.  The California State University Board of Regents owns its broadcast license and San Diego State University Foundation acts as its fiscal agent.  The stations currently receive financial support from the University, the federal government and private corporations and foundations.  The Marketing, Education and New Media division is responsible for a variety of activities including on-air fundraising, membership, community relations and outreach, public information, kpbs.org, volunteers, events, graphic design, print and broadcast marketing and advertising. The single largest source of revenue for the stations’ support is raised in the MENM division through in the form of memberships. Currently, about 49,000 members provide more than $6 million in gross revenue annually, roughly one-third of KPBS’ annual operating budget.   Under the direct supervision of the On Air Fundraising Manager and Senior Producer, the Producer II will be responsible for implementing the tactics required to meet the fundraising goals of the radio and television fundraising campaigns conducted throughout the year at KPBS; testing and implementing new online revenue opportunities including on-air promotions/campaigns to increase online revenue year round; providing production, coordination and administrative support during on air television campaigns; and working collaboratively with the membership marketing staff on various tactics related to the online fundraising site.  
Req No.
2021-12445
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
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. Our collective efforts are driven by a diverse and multi-disciplinary team that includes wide ranging expertise at all levels of our organization. We are based a short 1.2 miles off the SDSU campus and benefit from the culture of diversity and inclusion that SDSU, a Hispanic-serving institution, offers.   We are seeking an organized and efficient team player who has enthusiasm for working in a research community committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will possess a solid background and experience in molecular and/or microbiology and demonstrate the independence and initiative to manage the Center wet labs and prioritize and organize their work effectively through evolving conditions. As a core member of our Biomedical Methods Group (BMG), you will advance the SDSU HealthLINK Center through performing molecular and microbiology tests and experiments, efficiently coordinating the activities of the BMG team, and managing the wet labs, including technical equipment, supplies, regulatory compliance, and work flow.  These activities will support multiple research projects led by a diverse pool of researchers from across a range of disciplines who are seeking Center services.   We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to our research, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more, please visit our benefits page.
Req No.
2021-12391
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
SDSU - HealthLINK
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Full and Part-Time Opportunities Available!   We are seeking a dedicated team of individuals to be part of San Diego State University's (SDSU's) South Bay Latino Research Center (SBLRC) .  Our goal is to conduct meaningful research activities focused on promoting and expediting research to improve cardiovascular disease outcomes in the low-income Hispanic/Latino populations living in the border region of San Diego.  Our research is focused primarily on epidemiologic, behavioral and genetic research in a 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.     You will be part of a team of Research Assistants who are passionate about their community and community-based research.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact with study participants, conduct recruitment screening, health assessments, interviews and/or collecting participant information and data.   We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to our research, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more, please visit our benefits page
Req No.
2021-12380
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS/SOL)
Location
US-CA-Chula Vista
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 Recruitment Support Assistant plays a pivotal role on the team by supporting the recruitment and new employee/onboarding function and by processing the temporary, student and faculty hires.  Additional responsibilities include overseeing hiring pools, verifying and processing new hire documentation, coordinating career fairs, new employee orientation and related administrative assignments.   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.
2021-12362
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Human Resources
Location
US-CA-San Diego
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. The Counselor for Upward Bound/HCOP is responsible for conducting weekly advising sessions, taking a lead role in the planning and implementation of the recruitment process and engagement activities. Assist in the implementation of monthly Saturday Sessions, assist the Director with the coaching of Counselor Interns with student recruitment. In this capacity, the Counselor provides the necessary skills, and motivation to help students attain their achievement and academic goals. The Counselor may also serve as the Head Resident Advisor during the Six-Week Summer Academy. In this capacity, the Head Resident Advisor supervises Resident Advisors and is responsible for ensuring program policies and procedures are followed to secure the health and safety of students. Head Resident Advisor is also responsible for working with the Program Director to plan and implement training for Residential Staff.
Req No.
2021-12344
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Pre-College Institute
Location
US-CA-San Diego
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 general direction of the Director of Student Engagement, this position provides administrative and in-person support to the Student Engagement Team in the SDSU Global Campus Student Center. This position carries a medium level of responsibility with regard to the information available to him/her; therefore, the candidate’s success is contingent upon his/her ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality at all times. 
Req No.
2021-12338
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
FUNCTION OF THE UNIT In February 2011, SDSU launched a unique program called the Troops to Engineers (T2E) Program for veteran students pursuing undergraduate and graduate engineering and computer science degrees. T2E, currently offered only at SDSU, provides custom career assistance for students seeking to improve their professional development skills, find paid internships, and secure an engineering specific job upon graduation from SDSU. The program is designed to benefit military veterans transitioning from active duty through higher education to their civilian career.   Goals and evaluation of the program: - Goal #1: To place 100% of program participants seeking career assistance into paid internships and full time jobs upon graduation. - Goal #2: Increase the number of veterans pursuing degrees and careers in engineering and computer science majors. - Goal #3: Create a regional and national model of a program that will increase the number of veterans pursuing careers in engineering and computer science across the country. - Goal#4: Stabilize program funding through grants from industry and other organizations. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Under general supervision of the PI, or a designee of the PI, the Troops to Engineers Program Coordinator will perform a variety of duties in support of the day-to-day operations of the Troops to Engineers (T2E) Program.
Req No.
2021-12333
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
College of Engineering
Location
US-CA-San Diego
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.    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
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-
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
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 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
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
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