Community Partnership Coordinator #570843851

University Enterprises, Inc.   Sacramento, CA   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 8, 2024
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Community Partnership Coordinator

Career Center

REQUISITION #570843851

University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) at Sacramento State is seeking a Community Partnership Coordinator for the Career Center. The Sacramento State College Corps program is where college students help community efforts, learn new skills, network, and find out what working in their future career fields might feel like. This program is part of a bigger effort by California Volunteers to encourage students to: help with important projects in education, food distribution, health, community and environmental partnerships; succeed in school and prepare for their future careers; work with local agencies and non-profits to alleviate local issues.

RATE OF PAY: $24.10 - $36.15 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 – starting at 6.66 hours accrued/month
  • Paid Sick Time – 8 hours accrued/month
  • 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

FILING DEADLINE: This position is open until filled with a priority review date of July 22, 2024. We will begin application review on this date.

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 on complex community educational programs or volunteer educational management programs.

3. Experience building respectful relationships with community leaders across various sectors (e.g., institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies, etc.)

4. Experience as a program lead, managing projects, directing others, and overseeing data collection and evaluation.

5. Experience maintaining performance measures, producing reports, and tracking progress.

6. Proficiency in creating print and web-based materials.

7. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills for addressing diverse student needs and collaborating with partners.

8. Experience delivering presentations and workshops.

9. Experience working independently to organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple complex and detailed projects, adapt to changing work priorities, and perform interrelated tasks.

10. Demonstrated experience using computer applications including email, spreadsheets, word processing, and presentation software such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite.

11. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, staff, and community members. Ability to initiate and develop mutually beneficial community/university partnerships.

12. Ability to deliver, evaluate, and adjust new programs and curricula.

13. Experience working effectively and respectfully in diverse settings.

14. Must be legally eligible to drive in California, complete and pass an online training course, maintain a good driving record, and be acceptable for vehicle insurance coverage under the University Enterprises insurance plan. Must continue to meet the established driving standards, driving record will be monitored with the California Department of Motor Vehicles to ensure compliance.

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


1. Master's degree in one of the Behavioral or Social Sciences, Education or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.

2. Knowledge of community-based and government organizations in the K-12 education, food security, and climate action sectors.

3. Experience in utilizing internet-based technology to support program management including AirTable, Box, and Teams.

4. Ability to track and report data by federal and state grant guidelines.

5. Experience in using a student information system, such as PeopleSoft/Common Management System and EAB, which are used in the California State University system.

6. Experience working with undocumented students and knowledge of AmeriCorps.

7. Experience working with federally designated Minority-Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and/or Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions.


With or without a reasonable accommodation: Sit or stand 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, fax machines, 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, and campus community, and occasional travel to partner sites, community host sites, and event or service sites. Occasional weekend and evening work is also required.


The Community Partner Coordinator (CPC) is responsible for recruiting, training, and supporting Community Host Partners (CHPs) for Sacramento State College Corps and general advising and coordination of services for 25-35 Sacramento State student fellows to fulfill the outreach, recruitment, retention, compliance, training, career development, leadership development, service-learning, and reporting objectives of the fellow experience.

The CPC will work under the direction of the College Corps Project Director and will be responsible for coordinating with partners, conducting workshops, providing training, publishing newsletters, performing evaluations to increase efficiency, and ensuring programmatic outcomes through regular check-ins and data collection related to community impacts.

The CPC will be the primary source of community service-related information and will also serve as the lead contact for maintaining effective relationships between CHPs regarding fellows and community engagement for the SSCC project.

This position requires travel throughout the Sacramento region. This position will coordinate between host sites and fellows, providing support and evaluation to increase efficiencies, and ensuring programmatic outcomes related to community impacts.

The specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. In partnership with project leads, develops a Request for Participation for community partners and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

2. Recruits community partners aligned with the project areas of need. Conducts in-take for prospective community partners to understand needs and desired outcomes for partnership. Onboards and trains community partners to ensure understanding of program requirements. Develops training schedule and materials.

3. Creates criteria to select host sites and maintains accurate records of community partners. Creates systems for easy access for student participants to find sites and placements.

4. Serves as the main point of contact for community partners and coalition institutions partners. Provides ongoing support to community partners, including hosting regular meetings for community partners. Develops a system for annual debriefing with partners for continued program improvement.

5. Works with project leads to ensure placement slots for student participants. Supports placement and movement of student participants, as needed.

6. Actively participates in meetings and provides updates on progress and statistics regarding community partners.

7. Works with project leads and the data analyst to define performance measures. Supports the development of community partner evaluation tools.

8. Administers, tracks, and manages community partner data in partnership with the data analyst.

9. Works with Lead Advisor/Coordinator and Advising staff to develop training related to fellow retention and engagement.

10. Assists students with program enrollment and maintenance requirements. Ensures timely submission of documents, tracks service hours and data logs, and helps students with time reporting.

11. Acts as liaison between advisors, fellows, and host sites/supervisors. Gathers feedback from fellows and supervisors and visits host sites to observe and photograph experiences.

12. Troubleshoots and escalates concerns to the Lead Advisor or Project Director as needed.

13. Performs other duties as assigned by the Career Center Director and SSCC Project Director to ensure the program's and its participants' success.

Note: This position vacancy is with University Enterprises Inc., an auxiliary organization of California State University, Sacramento. This is not a University position; the incumbent will be an employee of University Enterprises. University Enterprises operates commercial enterprises on the California State University, Sacramento campus; it is responsible for grant and contract management and fiscal services for University research and sponsored programs and provides fiscal services to University related agencies and activities. University Enterprises is a non-profit corporation governed by a board of directors in conformance with the appropriate State of California codes and policy directives of the Board of Trustees and the campus administration.

University Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of University Enterprises that all employees and applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All recruitment, hiring, placement, and promotions will be on a basis of qualifications of the individual for the position being filled, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age (over 40 years), sex, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (diagnosis or history of cancer)*, citizenship, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. Any persons who feel that they have been discriminated against in connection with an application for employment should contact University Enterprises' Director of Human Resources at (916) 278-7003. *As defined in Section 12926(F), Government Code 12990.


In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Sacramento has made crime reporting statistics available on-line. Print copies are available in the CSUS library and by request from the CSUS Office of Public Safety and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.


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