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Under the direction of the Director for Career Pathways and Social Capital, and in conjunction with the Avenues for Success team, the Career Specialist is responsible for working with students, parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and other relevant persons to support the development and implementation of career exploration initiatives and programming for 6th-8th graders at Wilson Middle School. It will be necessary to work with contact persons in each school to ensure that a culture of career exploration and lifelong learning is being created through middle school and beyond. The Career Specialist understands the importance of career development as part of student development, lifelong learning and building social capital, and supports established standards around college and career readiness programming that leads to increased college enrollment, graduation rates, career preparedness and viable pathways to employment.
Req No.
2022-14496
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
College of Education
Location
US-CA-
This position is open until filled with an initial application reveiw to take place after October 7, 2022.    The SDSU Research Foundation’s Facilities Planning and Management Department participates in the university’s mission of research excellence by supporting and housing funded research in research foundation-owned and leased properties when space is not available on campus. The model of asset management performance balances research, university and commercial space occupancies to maximize research opportunities, university needs, and utilizes commercial rent revenue to offset operational expenses. The department is comprised of staff whose work requires close coordination with each other on all day-to-day functions.   Reporting to the Associate Director of Facilities, the Maintenance Supervisor functions as a key member of the Research Foundation’s management team, and is responsible for crew supervision, budget oversight, project leadership, and contract oversight.  
Req No.
2022-14484
Category
Facilities/Maintenance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Facilities Management
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place on October 17, 2022.   This is an on-call/as-needed part time position scheduled weekdays between 7:00am - 4:30pm.  The incumbent can be scheduled from 0-20 hours per week. This position is based out of Los Angeles/Ventura.    Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. Our services incorporate principles of anti-racist, trauma-informed, and recovery oriented practices. Providing over 70,000 learning experiences to health and human service and justice system professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences with the mission to provide exceptional learning and development experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a variety of workforce development solutions in Southern California and beyond.    A significant effort in the Academy’s commitment to the ongoing work of creating an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed workplace is the recruitment of individuals who represent the full diversity of our community. The Academy invests in people to create an innovative work environment that promotes well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its staff and their intersectional identities. When you join the Academy team you can expect to contribute to an inclusive and innovative environment where the sharing of ideas, perspectives, and experiences is welcomed and encouraged. In applying for a position at the Academy, we invite you to consider our Core Values and our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Child Welfare Development Services (CWDS) provides workforce development, organizational support, technical assistance and capacity building for the public child welfare staff of Southern California counties. These services include coaching, simulation, classroom training, eLearning and evaluation services. Workforce development services consist of development opportunities for new social workers, the existing workforce, supervisors, managers and executive level leadership as well as community partners and multi-disciplinary partners working closely with child welfare agencies.
Req No.
2022-14478
Category
Community/Social Services
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-San Diego
This position will be open until filled.   KPBS TV/FM and kpbs.org, San Diego’s public media platforms, are licensed to San Diego State University.  The function of the Development Division at KPBS is to manage and increase all aspects of major gifts, Campaign gifts, planned gifts, endowment gifts, and annual membership of the Producers Club to the Station. Additionally, the Development Division plays a key role in raising awareness of its programming and activities throughout the community   The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will be involved in all aspects of major gift fundraising for the station. Primary responsibilities include acquiring and upgrading Producers Club members, as well as securing major, campaign, and planned gifts.   The MGO will secure gifts of $10,000 a year or more from individual, family and private foundations. The successful candidate in this position will work with our Producers Club members and other prospects to identify, cultivate, and solicit individuals for renewals, upgrades and major gifts. The MGO will identify new opportunities to engage with KPBS Producers Club members and major donor prospects. The MGO will also identify prospects for planned gifts.   This position will play a key role as KPBS embarks on several campaigns that will lay the foundation for the organization’s future success. The campaigns will focus on capital improvements related to facilities and technology, endowment and sustainability, estate and planned gifts.   Responsible for securing face-to-face donor visits, writing cases for support, proposals and gift solicitations, and to follow up and insure that gifts and grants received are appropriately recognized and meet requirements. The position will share in the financial goals for the Major Gifts team and will mentor and supervise some of the Development staff.  Additionally, the person will work with various departments and staff to develop and produce on-air spots; attend and participate in departmental and station events in addition to donor cultivation events; represent the station at major social events that KPBS co-sponsors.   This is an outstanding opportunity to advance the mission of one of the most successful public media organizations in the United States.    Benefits & Job Perks Full Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Accident) 403(b) Matching and Voluntary Retirement Flexible Spending Account(s) Employee Assistance Program 10 Vacation Days 14 Observed Holidays Sick Leave Accrual Paid Leave Options Hybrid Work Schedule   *Flexibility to attend and host events that occurr on nights and weekends is a must*
Req No.
2022-14477
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
    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.
2022-14465
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
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. 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 exploration of the prevalence and development of chronic diseases 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/Latino origin between the ages of 18-74. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION We are seeking a motivated individual with excellent attention to detail, communication, and organization skills.  Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are necessary to perform the duties of the position.  
Req No.
2022-14453
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS/SOL)
Location
US-CA-Chula Vista
Under direction, incumbents must have course work in the discipline requested on the task order Statement of Work.   CERF explores RF properties of superconductor magnetometer sensors and has developed a Python based software suite which automates instrument measurements as well as performs post-processing analysis. To expand testing capabilities, CERF requires assistance to automate laboratory experiments, clean datasets, and analyze measurement results using Python or MATLAB.  
Req No.
2022-14448
Category
Other
Department/Project Name
SPAWAR
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This is a full time in office position at San Diego State University campus.    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 Evaluation Specialist to refine and implement the SDSU HealthLINK Center’s evaluation plan designed to assess Implementation, Engagement, Satisfaction, Dissemination, and Impact of Center activities. Critical to the role is experience in program evaluation, survey design, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, coding of archival data, and preparation of reports.    As a key member of the team, the Evaluation Specialist will implement the evaluation plan for the Center by refining and/or developing evaluation instruments and processes for collecting, managing, and analyzing data for assessing and reporting on our constructs. They will work closely with members of the Health Data Analytics Team and the Communication Specialist to analyze and report on evaluation metrics consistent with the Center's Logic Model. Supervisory responsibilities may include the direction of research assistants and interns engaged in the compilation, analysis, and reporting of data.   If you have enthusiasm for working in a research community committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and are looking to become a key player in the essential daily functions of a powerhouse organization, this is the position for you!   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.
Req No.
2022-14413
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
SDSU - HealthLINK
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The student assistant will be trained to perform laboratory experiments as well as literature search, data management and analysis, writing, and presentations. Research activities include extraction, purification, and characterization of food proteins, including their bioactivities (e.g., antioxidant activities), functional properties (e.g., solubility, emulsifying properties, foaming properties, gelation, etc.), and flavor profiles (sensory evaluation and instrumental analysis).
Req No.
2022-14402
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewded as submitted.   We seek to fill one fulltime Research Specialist II position to conduct study activities on two mobile health (mHealth) studies funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). START is a 5-year study to improve HIV treatment outcomes for sexaul minority men in the US. eSTEP is a 3-year study to improve engagement in the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) care continuum to reduce risk for HIV among sexual minority men and transgender women. Both studies are within the Improving Health Outcomes Through Technology (iHOTT) lab (https://ihott.sdsu.edu) in the Department of Psychology at San Diego State University under the direction of Dr. Keith Horvath.   This position will help to oversee the daily operations of activities in both the START and eSTEP studies, which includes engagement of study participants during study visits, conducting online focus groups, meeting with community advisory boards, creating intervention content, coordinating communication between the study team and technology development partners, assisting the Principal Investigators in creating reports and with scientific outputs, and other duties as assigned.
Req No.
2022-14357
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Psychology
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position will remain open until filled.    The Institute for Public Health (IPH) serves as a bridge between the public health academic community and public health practice. It supports the development of mutually beneficial partnerships between the San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Public Health (SPH), public health agencies, and private organizations. Our academic-practice partnerships are national, statewide, regional, and along the international border. These partnerships are intended to expand the base of knowledge for all individuals working in public health, and are facilitated through student field placements, internships, scholarships, collaborative faculty-practitioner research, program evaluation, technical assistance, continuing education, professional development, agency capacity building, and dissemination of health data and information. The IPH is a “values-driven” organization.   The IPH also serves as the cornerstone for SDSU’s partnership with Scripps Research Translational Institute, in which this position will take an active leadership role, with the goal of reducing health disparities and promoting health justice and equity in collaboration with Scripps Health, Scripps Research, and Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute (SWDI).
Req No.
2022-14307
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
IPH
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after October 17, 2022.   This position is based out of Riverside County. Candidate must live within a commutable distance to the Academy for Professional Excellence, Riverside office location.   Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 with the goal of revolutionizing the way people work to ensure the world is a healthier place. Our services incorporate principles of anti-racist, trauma-informed, and recovery oriented practices. Providing over 70,000 learning experiences to health and human service and justice system professionals annually, the Academy creates experiences with the mission to provide exceptional learning and development experiences for the transformation of individuals, organizations, and communities. The Academy continues to grow with new programs and a variety of workforce development solutions in Southern California and beyond.    A significant effort in the Academy’s commitment to the ongoing work of creating an anti-racist, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed workplace is the recruitment of individuals who represent the full diversity of our community. The Academy invests in people to create an innovative work environment that promotes well-being and a culture that builds on and fosters the strengths of its staff and their intersectional identities. When you join the Academy team you can expect to contribute to an inclusive and innovative environment where the sharing of ideas, perspectives, and experiences is welcomed and encouraged. In applying for a position at the Academy, we invite you to consider our Core Values and our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.   Child Welfare Development Services (CWDS) provides workforce development, organizational support, technical assistance and capacity building for the public child welfare staff of Southern California counties. These services include coaching, simulation, classroom training, eLearning and evaluation services. Workforce development services consist of development opportunities  for new social workers, the existing workforce, supervisors, managers and executive level leadership as well as community partners and multi disciplinary partners working closely with child welfare agencies.     
Req No.
2022-14297
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Academy for Professional Excellence
Location
US-CA-Riverside
Several Positions Opened Until Filled 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.   PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Under the direction of the Director, the Global Campus Instructor is responsible for development and delivery of course-work specific to the individual designated area of expertise.    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: - Meeting and Event Planning Professional Certificate - Business of Wine Professional Certificate - Business of Craft Beer Professional Certificate Courses are taught in both a classroom and or online setting per SDSU needs as well as current Covid guidelines/directives. Assignments may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.
Req No.
2022-14292
Category
Education/Training
Department/Project Name
SDSU Global Campus
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Freelancer Reporter covers news of local relevance and often national significance across all KPBS beats, as directed.  The reporter will work collaboratively with beat reporters, and at the direction of the News Editor.  The reporter will also work in coordination with other members of the News Division.   KPBS beats involve taking complex concepts and rendering them into accessible and compelling stories.  These stories will be carefully grounded in fact, but can still be playful or moving as the subject matter requires.  KPBS news beats are, but not exclusive to, arts & culture, border, education, environment, health, investigative, metro, and military.    The Reporter will pitch news stories, or be assigned stories by the editors, that can be distributed on KPBS radio, TV, KPBS.org, KPBS social networking and KPBS mobile.  The news stories will be produced in formats for radio newscasts, in-depth radio features, TV packages, multi-media projects and special reports as assigned. The Reporter works closely with online producers and editors to create original content in support of beat reporting.     The Reporter may be assigned to anchor radio newscasts, and appear as a guest or host on KPBS TV and radio programs. The Reporter is expected to participate in station on-air fundraising activities, and make appearances for KPBS community-building events and other public relations activities.   This position is filled on an on-call, as-needed basis with no set schedule.
Req No.
2022-14148
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
Under supervision of an SDSU Faculty member, this position is intended to provided mentored advanced training to enhance professional skills and research independence in the Post Doc's academic discipline.
Req No.
2022-14132
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
SDSU - Chemistry and Biochemistry
Location
US-CA-San Diego
This position is open until filled with an initial candidate review to take place after August 12, 2022.   Under the supervision of Dr. Storholm and the SHEL Lab Manager, the Graduate Research Assistant will assist with enrolling and onboarding participants into research projects, data collection, data analysis, and other research tasks for NIH-funded research projects focused on the prevention of HIV/STI transmission among sexual minority men, transgender, and nonbinary identified individuals. The overall goal of this research is to improve the overall health of sexual and gender minority community members by reducing stigma, improving mental health, reducing substance use and violence exposure, and increasing engagement in biomedical prevention interventions for HIV and other STIs.   The Graduate Research Assistant will primarily work on one of the following ongoing projects:   - Project Eros This is currently evaluating the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on health behaviors among a prospective cohort of 500 sexual minority men, particularly as it relates to engaging in HIV and STI risk and prevention behaviors. This study will run entirely virtually/online with participants from all over the United States. The Graduate Research Assistant will support this work by enrolling and onboarding participants into the study over zoom, working as a liaison between research participants and the research team, participating in data collection, and will have the opportunity to assist in data analysis and dissemination of findings.   - PrEP Well This project is currently implementing and pilot testing PrEP Well, a comprehensive implementation strategy that addresses structural barriers to HIV prevention for trans and nonbinary identified persons by integrating culturally appropriate and gender-affirming PrEP care into existing sexual and gender wellness services at a Los Angeles Based trans community center. The Graduate Research Assistant will support this work by working as a liaison between staff of the community center and the research team, participating in data collection, and will have the opportunity to assist in data analysis and dissemination of findings.    
Req No.
2022-14108
Category
Research/Project
Department/Project Name
Health and Human Services - GSPH
Location
US-CA-SD
This position works a hybrid in-office schedule, generally a minimum of two days in the office per week, with initial training conducted in-office. Additionally, candidate must live within a commutable distance.     Reporting to the Director of Facilities Management, the Real Estate Administrative Analyst supports the department by performing a variety of routine to complex administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment. This position requires a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism while interacting with senior executives, university representatives, faculty, tenants, vendors, and contractors. The candidate must be well organized, detail oriented, flexible, proactive, resourceful, and able to complete high volumes of complex tasks and projects quickly while meeting tight deadlines and react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require quick turnaround. This position will regularly perform administrative and technical work in analyzing data, attending/scheduling meetings, preparing written reports, reviewing proposals/contracts/agreements, preparing statistical reports and spreadsheets, etc. Work isperformed using considerable judgment and involves management of critical data, integrating processes within an organization as a whole to maintain core services, which support and foster research.    
Req No.
2022-14091
Category
Facilities/Maintenance
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - Facilities Management
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The SDSU Research Foundation Women, Infants, and Children (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. The WIC program is a safety net program that aims to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care for residents of San Diego County.   Under the direction of the WIC Community Services Manager, the WIC Call Center Representative is responsible for handling all incoming and outgoing telephone calls and electronic communications for the WIC Program in a professional, courteous and welcoming manner.
Req No.
2022-14071
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Department/Project Name
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
Location
US-CA-San Diego
KPBS News serves a countywide audience with news, information, cultural, and entertainment programming. KPBS is the public media station for San Diego with a mission to be the premier source of local news and information for the San Diego region.    The Freelance News Editor ensures we prioritize accountability-driven coverage, and include a mix of thought-provoking stories as well as fresh explainers that teach the audience something new. KPBS is committed to providing quality local in-depth news and news analysis on all of its platforms – TV, Radio, Web and Mobile. The mission of the news division is to provide balanced, accurate reports about the people and issues of import affecting San Diego & Imperial Counties and its citizens.     The Freelance News Editor works under the supervision of the Director of News & Editorial Strategy (DNES) to manage the day-to-day coverage of news and to edit/review daily news on radio, TV and online, assigning stories, news planning, reporting and editing for radio, TV, and the web and supervises reporters and their daily assignments. 
Req No.
2022-14055
Category
Radio/TV/Multimedia
Department/Project Name
KPBS
Location
US-CA-San Diego
The Sponsored Research Services (SRS) division supports the research mission of the 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.   Under direction of the Associate Director, the Sponsored Research Development (SRD) Manager is responsible for performing at an advanced level. Responsible for staff supervision, day-to-day management of operations; managing a complex and diverse workload that is comprised of grants and contracts proposals to federal, state and local government and private funding agencies. Responsible for pre award activities, focusing on the development and preparation of a variety of applications, understanding, interpreting and effectively communicating proposal requirements, complex federal regulations and internal policies and procedures, applying specialized knowledge.   The SRD Manager is required to exercise independent judgment and discretion when working with faculty, funding agency personnel, and SDSU Research Foundation (SDSURF) and University (SDSU) personnel. Must be self-directed and able to prioritize and organize their own tasks and duties as well as the priorities and tasks of their employees and be able to function effectively and efficiently in situations requiring an elevated level of tact and diplomacy.    Demonstrates an understanding of the global view of the organization (both SDSURF and SDSU) and how their actions and level of professionalism may impact the organization. Serves as part of the leadership team in the SRD department and SRS division focusing on their personal expertise in research administration and knowledge of the organization to positively impact staff morale, service, and business practices.
Req No.
2022-13942
Category
Management
Department/Project Name
SDSURF - SR Development (SRD)
Location
US-CA-San Diego