Outreach Coordinator, Academic Talent Search (Student Service Professional III), Temporary (516398)

Sonoma State University
July 13, 2022
Rohnert Park, CA
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Application Process
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Thursday, July, 21, 2022.

Many of our program students come from low-income families whose parents did not go to college. In your cover letter, please describe your experience overcoming barriers similar to that of our program students. Please also describe your familiarity with TRIO programs and the needs of traditionally underrepresented students.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.
Job Summary
Reporting to and under general direction of the Project Director, Academic Talent Search (ATS) Sonoma/Mendocino County Programs (Project Director), the Outreach Coordinator, Academic Talent Search performs a wide variety of complex Student Services Professional work by providing comprehensive academic advising services to students and is responsible for case management and assisting in the coordination of outreach services (e.g., student recruitment, college placement, school outreach) for ATS Sonoma, Mendocino and Cloverdale participants. The incumbent works collaboratively with other ATS advisors, university staff, faculty, and administrators to support the educational experience of the students/participants, as well as perform other activities related to student success and academic advising.
Key Qualifications
This position requires the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related. Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of work experience. Two years' experience with TRIO, academic support, or similar programs, including two years' experience working with low-income, first-generation minority or disadvantaged students required. Additional education beyond Bachelor's Degree and/or certifications and training in areas appropriate to the position and demonstrated success in overcoming obstacles similar to that of the target population preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency highly preferred. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite, Student Access, and PeopleSoft preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $4,691 to $4,879 a month. This is a full time, temporary, exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.
Supplemental Information
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at Sonoma State, please visit: https://covid19.sonoma.edu/ vaccine-requirement- information.

CSU Out of State Policy - Sonoma State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. 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.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to hr@sonoma.edu. The ADA Coordinator is also available (hraccommodations@sonoma.edu) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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