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Emergency Preparedness & Continuity Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator II) - Fullerton

Fullerton, CA
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Emergency Preparedness & Continuity Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator II)

Posted: Thursday, 4/11/2024
Job no: 538137
Work type: Staff
Location: Fullerton
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Safety
Position Description

Job Title

Emergency Preparedness and Continuity Coordinator


Administrative Support Coordinator II




University Police


Vice President, Administration and Finance

Salary Range

Classification Range $3,865 - $6,336 per month

(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $3,865 - $5,000 per month)

Appointment Type


Time Base

Full Time

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres in the heart of Southern California, the University was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At Cal State Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty, and administrators through orientations, training programs, and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, the Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff, and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from various career disciplines that share the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:

The University Police department is dedicated to ensuring the University Community's right to a crime free environment through exemplary and professional service. We seek an exceptional individual to join our team as the Emergency Preparedness and Continuity Coordinator (Administrative Support Coordinator II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Division of Administration and Finance provides services and support to over 45,000 diverse students, faculty, and staff at Cal State Fullerton. It is the mission of the Division to provide customer-focused support and steward our physical and financial resources in order to fulfill the University’s mission and support student success. As part of the Division, the Cal State Fullerton Police Department (CSUF PD) provides contemporary law enforcement and emergency preparedness safety services including emergency management, business continuity, patrol, public safety, traffic, investigations, community engagement, crime prevention, and security services.

This position, under general supervision of the Emergency Preparedness and Continuity (EP&C) Manager, provides direct support to the campus community (student, faculty, and staff) in tasks related to emergency preparedness and mission continuity to support a safe, inclusive, and welcoming university environment for all Titans to thrive. As a team member of Cal State Fullerton Police Department, the Emergency Preparedness and Continuity Coordinator shall support efforts to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion are incorporated into department operations, programs, services, and culture. The Emergency Preparedness and Continuity Coordinator shall represent Cal State Fullerton Police Department and Cal State Fullerton by providing exceptional customer service while supporting the emergency preparedness and mission continuity needs of the university community.

This position has been established to enhance the mission of Cal State Fullerton and support a diverse campus community that is prepared to respond in case of a disaster or emergency that occurs on the University. The resiliency of the University and Titan community will be strengthened with the appointment of this position by assisting in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, training and exercising those policies and procedures. The Emergency Preparedness and Continuity Coordinator will also aid in the assessment of essential campus functions and mitigating hazards and risks that threaten those functions. The Emergency Preparedness and Continuity Coordinator will espouse openness and transparency, and will be comfortable in public dialogue, both formal and informal. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

High School diploma or the equivalent and five years of progressively responsible experience in general office, clerical or secretarial work or the equivalent. Comprehensive and detailed knowledge of applicable university infrastructure, policies, and procedures. Thorough mastery of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Expertise in using office software packages, technology, and systems. Ability to independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects. Ability to independently interpret and apply policies and procedures and use judgment and discretion to act when precedents do not exist. Ability to troubleshoot most office administration problems and respond to all inquiries and requests related to work area. Ability to understand problems from a broad perspective and anticipate the impact of office administration problems and solutions on other areas. Ability to analyze operational and procedural problems and develop, recommend, and evaluate proposed solutions. Ability to perform business math, analyze budgetary data, and make accurate projections requiring some inference. Ability to effectively write and present own reports. Ability to effectively handle interpersonal interactions at all levels including highly sensitive interpersonal situations. Ability to use negotiation and persuasion skills to achieve results and expedite projects.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to complete the background check satisfactorily may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, or related field is highly desirable. Professional Experience: Two or more years of work experience in a related field with general knowledge of emergency management and business continuity concepts. Professional experience in an academic setting, ideally a university of similar complexity and size is highly desirable.


A Valid California Driver’s License. Completion of essential Incident Command System ICS courses (ICS 100, 200, 300 and 400) National Incident Management System IS 700 and 800 certifications within the first year of employment. Completion of First Aid/CPR/AED certificate within first year and maintained throughout.

Special Working Conditions

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In the event of a campus emergency, may be required to work on campus for extended periods of time, to include nighttime and overnight hours. Occasional overnight travel is expected of this position. Will be required to be accessible 24/7, including evenings and weekends. Call back is a strong possibility given the critical nature of the position.

Must be willing to respond to mutual aid emergency requests at any of the other 22 CSU campuses or from other emergency management entities. May require attendance at trainings, conferences, and meetings out of the area and away from the campus for several days.

This position will require the person to walk on campus, walk on paved, unpaved, uneven paths, roads, walkways, upstairs, ladders, reach, enter small spaces, kneel, squat, in areas such as offices, academic classrooms, laboratories, industrial areas, athletic fields, housing structures, parking structures, and retail food facilities; enter and monitor dusty, noisy, hot and cold areas or areas purported to contain unknown odors, smells, and/or chemicals.

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment where students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the requirement outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as a Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant, or Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who applies for a position may be required to successfully complete job-related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e., H1-B Visas).

Hiring Preference

On-Campus CSUEU Employees

Advertised: Apr 11 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 25 2024 Pacific Daylight Time

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