University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) at Sacramento State is seeking a Fellow Advisor and Coordinator for the Career Center’s Sacramento Valley College Corps project. Sacramento State is among the selected 45 campuses statewide for the inaugural #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program. Sacramento State, UC Davis, Sacramento City College, and Woodland Community College form the regional Sacramento Valley College Corps (SVCC). Led by the California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, the #CaliforniansForAll College Corps initiative has three goals: engage college students in meaningful service to build leadership and civic responsibility; promote academic success and economic well-being with students from diverse backgrounds; and to support the work of community-based organizations in key local priorities: K-12 Education, Climate Action, Food Insecurity. View more information at https://www.csus.edu/student-life/career-center/spotlight/college-corps.html
RATE OF PAY: $21.98 – $32.97 per hour
BENEFITS: UEI offers an excellent benefits package that includes:
- UEI contribution to a TIAA retirement plan after one year of service
- Paid Vacation Time
- Paid Sick Time
- Paid Holidays – 14 paid holidays per year including paid time off the week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day as the CSUS campus is closed
- Excellent medical benefits – 100% employer-paid medical & dental for employee-only coverage and low cost for family coverage
- Educational Assistance Program for employees and/or dependents
- View a comprehensive list of all of the benefits at https://www.enterprises.csus.edu/wp-content/uploads/UEI_Benefits-At-A-Glance-Brochure_Projects.pdf
FILING DEADLINE: November 5, 2023
APPLY ONLINE: To be considered, all applicants must apply through the UEI website at https://secure6.saashr.com/ta/6158859.careers?ShowJob=520535828
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position is a full-time, non-exempt (eligible for overtime pay), benefited position, with a defined contribution retirement plan through TIAA. (The position is not covered under the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.) Continued employment in this position is dependent upon funding and the mutual consent of University Enterprises and the employee, and either University Enterprises or the employee, can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause. Program continuation is contingent upon funding.
The selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States. University Enterprises, Inc. is not a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1B Visa).
It is strongly recommended that all University Enterprises, Inc. employees follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications.
1. Bachelor’s degree in one of the Behavioral or Social Sciences, Education or related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
2. Experience working with higher education student programs.
3. Experience training, instructing, mentoring, counseling, or advising low- to moderate-income college students.
4. Demonstrated ability to administer recruitment, outreach, and onboarding of college student participants.
5. Demonstrated ability to contribute to maintenance of ongoing performance measures including documentation of fellow’s weekly activities across multiple sites, produce program reports and assessments, collect student data, and accurately track progress.
6. Demonstrated ability to initiate and produce effective print and web-based materials in collaboration with marketing and graphic design staff.
7. Excellent written and oral communication skills including excellent command of English language including grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
8. Demonstrated ability to present workshops and trainings.
9. Experience facilitating meetings, workshops, training, or advising in person and via video conferencing software.
10. Demonstrated ability to respond to needs of ethnically and culturally diverse students, as well as sensitivity to the needs of underrepresented students in general.
11. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, collaborate, and build consensus with all levels of community partners, students, staff, and faculty with sometimes competing needs and perspectives while maintaining a professional demeanor and exercising tact and good judgment.
12. Demonstrated ability to work independently with little direction and coordinate many different tasks, determining the importance of each, setting deadlines, and completing projects accordingly while keeping Project Director and colleagues well-informed.
13. Demonstrated experience using computer applications including email, spreadsheets, word processing, and presentation software such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite.
14. Must be fingerprinted and pass a background check. Must continue to meet the established standards.
1. Additional education such as a Master’s degree, certification, or postbaccalaureate courses in counseling or related field.
2. Knowledge of university data systems such as EAB and CMS.
3. Experience working with undocumented students.
4. Experience with federally designated Minority-Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and/or Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions.
5. Knowledge of America Learns.
6. Experience with AmeriCorps or California Volunteers College Corps.
7. Experience with service-learning, leadership development, or career development programs.
Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, copiers, printers, scanners; and lift or move boxes weighing up to 50 pounds.
Work is performed in a hybrid office environment and remote work environment. Also includes continuous contact with staff, students, campus community, and occasional travel to consortium partner sites, community host sites, and event or service sites. Occasional weekend and evening work is also required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The position performs general advising and coordination of services for 50-100 college student fellows with the Sacramento State Career Center’s Sacramento Valley College Corps (SVCC) project, which facilitates the outreach, recruitment, retention, compliance, training, career development, leadership development, service-learning, and reporting objectives of the fellow experience. The position reports directly to and receives general supervision from the Hornet Campus SVCC Project Director. The position may provide work direction to student assistants and collaboration with staff, campus partners, SVCC partners, and community partners.
The specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:
1. Contributes to the development of print, web, email, social media, phone, and presentation tactics to recruit eligible students into the program.
2. Assists students with meeting program enrollment and maintenance requirements, meets document submission deadlines, completes background checks; verifies financial aid, academic progress, and service hours; and assists students with completing time reporting.
3. Connects students with campus and community resources to address financial aid, academic progress, financial and food security, mental health and wellness, career development, and other needs.
4. Maintains communication and check-ins with fellows through email, phone calls, Zoom, individual and group in-person meetings; problem-solves or elevates issues that could affect student success and program completion.
5. Contributes to and leads training, instruction, and activities required by College Corps in collaboration with SVCC staff and campus partners.
6. Liaises between fellows and their host sites/supervisors; occasionally visits fellows at host sites to observe and photograph fellow experiences and get feedback from fellows and host site supervisors; troubleshoots and elevates any concerns to Project Director.
7. Collaborates with colleagues to ensure the timely collection, tracking, and analysis of data related to the fellows required by the #CaliforniansForAll grant to ensure milestones are met and funding continues. Contributes to the accurate completion of required reporting to California Volunteers and AmeriCorps; tracks student fellows’ submissions and approves all processes including background checks, registration in courses, verification of hours/timesheets, and other data as needed.
8. Attends ongoing College Corps trainings related to Fellow Advisor role and actively contributes to meetings and events at the campus, consortium, and state-wide levels.
9. Performs other duties as assigned by the Career Center Director and SVCC Project Director to ensure the success of the program and its participants.
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