Ryan Smith, Ph.D

Ryan left the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) where he has been for the last 6 years. While at PolyU he taught seven different subjects at the Bachelor or Higher Diploma Level and one marketing subject at the Master Level over his time there. In addition, he serves or served in various administrative roles such as Restaurant Manager, academic advisor, student club advisor, and health and safety board member. Ryan obtained a Doctorate in Hotel and Tourism Management at PolyU with his thesis centered on hotel-restaurant co-branding.

Role: 
Faculty
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Office: 
BUS 348
Phone: 
(415)338-7482
Office Hours: 
TTH 9:00am-11:00am
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Advisor
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D

Intern, Digital Marketing & Consumer Experience

Business Name: 
The J.M. Smucker Company
Industry: 
Consumer Products
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
Junior
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
40 hours per week
Pay Range: 
Competitive
Position Description: 

The J.M. Smucker Company’s west coast corporate office is in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District. In 2015, The J.M. Smucker Company added a collection of #1 and leading pet brands to its existing portfolio of trusted consumer foods and coffee brands, including Meow Mix®, Milk-Bone®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Natural Balance®, Pup-Peroni®, and 9Lives®. Steps from the Embarcadero, the San Francisco office boasts four floors in the iconic One Maritime Plaza and houses a variety of corporate functions for our Pet Food and Pet Snacks portfolio. 

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Analyze website and social media trends using analytic resources (e.g., Google Analytics, Omniture, Hitwise, Facebook Insights)
  • As required, assist with special projects related to important company initiatives (social media, email marketing, mobile programs, etc.)
  • Collaborate with external agencies to manage projects
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative in assisting supervisors with miscellaneous projects as needed
  • Communicate key learnings/insights to supervisors and internal clients
  • Learn how to apply your individual talents to a successful team in a fast-paced, professional business environment
Required Qualifications: 

Juniors pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree (Business or Communication majors and other degrees related to marketing)
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Preferred qualifications

Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Preferred skills include fluency with HTML and digital production environments.
InDesign or Photoshop experience a plus.
Detail oriented

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Accountant Trainee

Business Name: 
Department of Industrial Relations
Industry: 
Government/Public Administration
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
Undergraduates
Graduate
Location: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
40 hours per week
Pay Range: 
$3,524.00 - $4,202.00
Benefits: 

Great benefits working for the State of California:
-Retirement and savings plans
-Health, dental, and vision insurance
-Access to long-term disability and long-term care insurance
-State paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
-Flexible schedule
-Advancement opportunities are open to you, and you maintain your benefits if you switch jobs or state departments

Position Description: 

Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Officer (Supervisor), the Accountant Trainee performs professional accounting work in the establishment and maintenance of accounts and records while receiving training.

Position Responsibilities: 

-Audits, reviews, processes CalATERS Global Travel Expense Reimbursement (ER) in conformity with the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) rules and regulations, the State Administrative Manual(SAM) pertaining to all travel reimbursements
-Determine the applicable rules and regulations needed to resolve items claimed for reimbursements
-Monitors CalATERS Global hotline and email inbox to ensure claims are processed in a timely manner
-May coordinate with the Statewide Travel program staff in matters related to any Concur and CalTravelStore issues
-Approves travel expense claims after verifying the validity of the claim and ensure that all necessary supporting documentation is provided to DIR Accounting
-Review and approve travel advance requests; coordinate with the Office Revolving Fund (ORF) unit in the issuance of the travel advance check
-Assist in the reconciliation of automated accounting transactions in the California Sate Accounting and Reporting System(CALSTARS)
-Process the excess lodging rate requests (STD 255C) and maintains request log

Required Qualifications: 

Required qualifications Bachelor's degree

Preferred qualifications College degree in Accounting 

How to Apply: 

1.) Take evaluation for the classification you are applying for:
https://www.jobs.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/9PB31.PDF

2.) Submit application in the following link, in the "Apply For This Job" link at the top right of the page. You will be required to create a CalCareer account where you can track the status of your application.
https://www.jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=76323

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled

Nana Seo, MBA

Nana’s work experience includes director of corporate development for a non-profit, where she overhauled and spearheaded the non-profit’s efforts to forge new relationships with companies and advanced its visibility in both the private and public sectors. She has experience collaborating on projects with UCLA’s MBA program, UC Berkeley and Cal State Sacramento. Her previous work experience also includes management consulting, and corporate strategy and M&A due diligence for Citigroup in New York and London. Nana holds a B.A.

Photo: 
Role: 
Staff
Position: 
Consultant
Terminal Degree: 
MBA