Salary and Benefits
Salary for this position will be $20 per hour.
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Wednesday, July 1. Please refer to the Application Process section of this posting for additional details.
Conditions of Employment
This is a part time, temporary, non-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.
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.
Reporting to the Director of Outreach Services, the Outreach Support Personnel provides academic and motivational support to program participants in grades 9 through 12, and assists in preparing students for productive positive futures in post-secondary education and assists them in becoming independent learners.
Major duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide academic and motivational support to program participants Organize and present college awareness activities.
- Monitor students' progress and attendance.
- Complete Education Action Plans.
- Participate in team meetings, trainings, and events, including Saturday and Summer Academy programs, workshops, field trips, campus tours, recruitment presentations, and award ceremonies.
- Maintain accurate documentation of student and parent program participation, and prepare outreach reports as needed, using Excel and Word programs.
Performs other secondary duties as assigned.
Duties will primarily take place in an office setting however additional duties may be performed in various locations on the Sonoma State University campus, including working both indoors and outdoors. The normal work schedule is hourly intermittent to meet operational needs of the department. As a non-exempt employee, any request for overtime will be specified and pre-approved by Appropriate Administrator. Your specific start time is determined by your Appropriate Administrator. Evening and weekend hours may be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator.
This position requires two years' experience working with working with a diverse student population, including those from at-risk, low-income, first-generation backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner with participants in grades 9 through 12, parents, schools, and business professionals required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) programs required.
The incumbent must possess good communication skills, both oral and written; the ability to learn and apply program information and instructions; solve problems; prioritize multiple work responsibilities; maintain confidentiality at all times; complete projects in a timely and effective manner with good attention to detail; and the ability to adapt and be flexible in an ever-changing work environment. Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred. The incumbent must successfully clear a fingerprint clearance.
Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents. Must be able to accept constructive feedback and work cooperatively in group situations.
Please visit http://web.sonoma.edu/jobs/ to apply to this position, materials submitted with your application will not be returned. For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org | 707.664.3100).
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:
1. Cover Letter and Resume - application system only allows one document to be uploaded, so cover letter and resume must be included in the same MS Word or PDF file (file name should not contain any spaces or special characters)
2. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
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.
The ADA Coordinator is available at 707.664.2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.
About Sonoma State University
Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at www.sonoma.edu/ps/about/jeanneclery.html; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at www.sonoma.edu/housing/general-info/emergency-prep/fire-safety.html.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Rohnert Park, California