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Fellow Advisor and Coordinator

University Enterprises, Inc.   Sacramento, CA   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 19, 2022
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Fellow Advisor and Coordinator
Career Center/Sacramento Valley College Corps

University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) at Sacramento State is seeking an Administrative Coordinator (Operations and Personnel) 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:  $20.17 - $30.25 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 – 13 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:  December 4, 2022

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.

Sacramento State requires all campus employees, including auxiliary employees, to be fully vaccinated, including a booster, against COVID-19 unless they have a qualifying exemption.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
?    Bachelor’s degree in one of the Behavioral or Social Sciences, Education or related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
?    Experience working with higher education student programs.
?    Experience training, instructing, mentoring, counseling, or advising low- to moderate-income college students.
?    Demonstrated ability to administer recruitment, outreach, and onboarding of college student participants.
?    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. 
?    Demonstrated ability to initiate and produce effective print and web-based materials in collaboration with marketing and graphic design staff.
?    Excellent written and oral communication skills including excellent command of English language including grammar, spelling, and punctuation. 
?    Demonstrated ability present workshops and trainings. 
?    Experience facilitating meetings, workshops, training, or advising in person and via video conferencing software.
?    Demonstrated ability to respond to needs of ethnically and culturally diverse students, as well as sensitivity to the needs of underrepresented students in general. 
?    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. 
?    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.
?    Demonstrated experience using computer applications including email, spreadsheets, word processing, and presentation software such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite.
?    Must be fingerprinted and pass a background check. Must continue to meet the established standards.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
?    Additional education such as a Master’s degree, certification, or postbaccalaureate courses in counseling or related field.
?    Knowledge of university data systems such as EAB and CMS.
?    Experience working with undocumented students.
?    Experience with federally designated Minority-Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and/or Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions
?    Knowledge of America Learns.
?    Experience with AmeriCorps or California Volunteers College Corps.
?    Experience with service-learning, leadership development, or career development programs.

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:  

?    Contributes to the development of print, web, email, social media, phone, and presentation tactics to recruit eligible students into the program.
?    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. 
?    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.
?    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.
?    Contributes to and leads training, instruction, and activities required by College Corps in collaboration with SVCC staff and campus partners.
?    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.
?    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. 
?    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. 
?    Performs other duties as assigned by the Career Center Director and SVCC Project Director to ensure the success of the program and its participants.

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. 


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