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University Enterprises, Inc.

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SACRAMENTO , CA
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Community Outreach Liaison

University Enterprises, Inc.
SACRAMENTO, CA Full time
Posted on April 29, 2018

$17.99 - $25.18 per hour + excellent benefits

University Enterprises at Sac State is seeking a Community Outreach Liaison for the High School Equivalency Program.

View job details & apply online at:  www.ueijobs.com

APPLY BY: 5/11/18

Position Information

 

Job Title Community Outreach Liaison
Worksite City Sacramento, California
Advertised Salary Range $17.99 - $25.18
Temporary No
Length of Appointment N/A
Hours per week Regular (full-time) Employee – 40 hours per week (Benefited)
FLSA Non-Exempt
Broad Scope and Function

The position is responsible for overseeing the identification, recruitment, and enrollment of individuals who are eligible for the CSUS High School Equivalency Program. The position will involve establishing a presence and creating strategic partnerships with regional organizations in the greater Sacramento areas that have high concentrations of migrant and seasonal farm workers. This includes but is not limited to North and South Sacramento.

Reporting Relationship

The position reports directly to and receives general supervision from the HEP Director and/or designee. The position supervises Recruitment Assistants.

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.

Work Schedule  
Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in one of the Behavioral or Social Sciences, Education or related field or equivalent experience.

2. Demonstrated experience in advising, education or related student services field and working with underrepresented students in academic and/or career advisement.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of the unique cultural traits found in migrant families.

4. Excellent command of the English and Spanish language including grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

5. Demonstrated familiarity with email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and internet computer applications such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite.

6. Demonstrated experience effectively communicating and working with all levels of employees and/or participants while maintaining a professional demeanor and exercising tact and good judgment.

7. Experience handling and maintaining confidential information.

8. Demonstrated experience working in a multi-cultural environment and ability to function effectively in multicultural settings.

9. Ability to work a flexible and changing work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

10. Self-directed with the ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work independently, function in a detail-oriented capacity, and respond effectively and with flexibility to changes in priorities and deadlines.

11. Must be legally eligible to drive in California and be acceptable for vehicle insurance coverage under the University Enterprises insurance plan. Must continue to meet the established driving standards. Must possess own transportation for use in traveling to various sites.

12. Must be fingerprinted and pass a background check. Must continue to meet the established standards.

Preferred Qualifications  
Physical Requirements

Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines. Use of public transportation or own transportation.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, office environments, university campuses, grade schools, community centers, migrant labor camps, and agricultural fields. Due to the demographic the program serves the position will involve frequent driving and schedule changes.

Project Description

The Sacramento State High School Equivalency Program (HEP) is one of fifty federally funded educational programs nationwide designed to assist seasonal agricultural workers and their families in obtaining the equivalent of a high school diploma. HEP also helps students prepare to move on to higher levels of education or training and into more stable and better-paid forms of employment.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

1. Plans, implements, and manages outreach activities for the HEP program. Researches, establishes, and maintains potential student recruiting sources. Researches data related to migrant youth in the service areas. Meets with various sources, explains the program, and secures resources for students. Maintains on-going contact with resources.

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2. Provides specialized advising in career placement, vocational training, postsecondary education, or the U.S. Military. Facilitates student career development/planning, placement services, and volunteer opportunities, internships, and the employment skills development project including educational/career cooperative relationships.

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3. Advises the North and South Region participants; participates in identifying, intervening, and providing direct academic and support resources to at-risk student populations; also participates in the Student Retrieval program including developing reports for retention.

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4. Meets with site/instructors at each HEP school site regularly. Works with site/instructors to assist in providing information to meet student’s needs. Develops and conducts informational workshops for students.

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5. Establishes strategic partnerships with community organizations, businesses, education sites, and other agencies that serve migrant and seasonal farm workers.

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6. Develops expertise and understanding of eligibility requirements. Completes necessary paperwork as proof for participant’s eligibility for program.

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7. Establishes and meets expected enrollment goals.

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8. Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills to create partnerships and enroll students in program.

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9. Recruits student participants. Interviews and maintains a pool of prospective students. Completes enrollment forms and forwards to HEP Director.

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10. Participates in the implementation of student orientation.

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11. Researches, develops, and maintains a central file of vocational education, higher education, and job placement possibilities as well as back-up files at each site.

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12. Participates in scheduled staff meetings and other meetings as required.

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13. Prepares a written monthly status report regarding recruitment and placement activities, upcoming plans, and potential or actual problems and submits to HEP Director.

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14. Meets monthly or more frequently with Director to review recruitment and placement reports.

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15. Supervises Recruitment Assistants.

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16. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Number B042F17
Number of Vacancies 1
Position End Date (if temporary)  
Open Date 04/27/2018
Close Date 05/11/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

If you do not include both a cover letter and resume with your application, your application materials will not be considered. Please include your employment history in the “Employment Experience” section of your application in addition to submitting your resume and cover letter.