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Richard Oakes Multicultural Center (ROMC) Senior Office Assistant
Class II, Step 1 - $10.85/hour
up to 20 hours to be arranged per week
-This is a student position-

Anticipated Start Date: 07/23/2012


  • Serve as liaison between the Culture and Arts Program Manager and Student Center departments.
  • Process and maintain schedules, attendance, and payroll records to assigned staff and departments.
  • Order and maintain office supplies; prepare and process purchase requisitions according to approved procedures
  • Disseminate program/event information and schedules to staff as necessary to assure effective coordination of department or program functions.
  • Prepare and type rough drafts, letters, reports, memoranda or other correspondence.
  • Brainstorm with Culture and Arts Program Manager to design programs that meet the mission and goals of ROMC
  • Collect and compile data and other information for inclusion into periodic reports; Revise schedules, reports, records, and other information as necessary.
  • Attend weekly meetings with ROMC Culture & Arts Program Manager, library staff and interns
  • Monitor and keep track of expenditures related to the ROMC departments; project budgetary needs and make adjustments, as needed; assist in the process of developing the ROMC’s annual budget
  • Review and proof documents for accuracy, completeness and conformance to applicable rules and regulations.
  • Train and provide work direction and guidance to others as assigned.
  • Disseminate written materials and provide information orally to SFSU department representatives, faculty, students, and staff to promote ROMC programs and events.
  • Perform secretarial and clerical duties; answer phone calls/communicate with student organization(s)
  • Assist the Culture and Arts Program Manager with reviewing ROMC pending room requests
  • Coordinate the programming logistics of various on and off-campus individuals to ensure effective program outcomes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Operate a Macintosh computer to enter and retrieve data, and generate reports. MS Word and Excel software programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and professional telephone manner.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle projects/assignments, work independently, meet deadlines while providing excellent professional service to clients.
  • Must be enrolled at SFSU with a minimum of 6 units; must be available to work during the summer.
  • Ability to establish & maintain cooperative working relationships with diverse students, faculty, staff, Student Center Governing Members, vendors and contractors
  • Willingness to learn and grow beyond one’s current state of cross-cultural awareness
  • Excellent ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Thorough understanding of the mission and vision of the ROMC


  • One year of previous office experience.
  • Ability to type 50 wpm.
  • Basic knowledge of social justice/civil rights struggles of marginalized groups strongly.
  • Research and/or marketing skills.

To be considered for the position, you must submit a cover letter to include the position you are applying for, a resume and a Student Work Availability Form to the Student Center Business Office (Conference Level C-134). If you need assistance in writing a cover letter and resume, you may contact SF State Career Center at

You may go to to obtain a Student Work Availability Form, or to the Student Center Business Office (Conference Level C-134).

For more information please contact Dr. Francine Shakir, Culture & Arts Program Manager for the Richard Oakes Multicultural center at (415) 405–0700.


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