University Enterprises, Inc.

6000 J Street
SACRAMENTO , CA
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Outreach Specialist

University Enterprises, Inc.
SACRAMENTO, CA Full time
Posted on October 29, 2017

OUTREACH  SPECIALIST

$17.99 - $25.18/hr + excellent benefits

University Enterprises on campus at Sac State is seeking an
Outreach Specialist for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP).

View job details and apply online at www.ueijobs.com

 Filing Deadline:  11/13/2017

Position Information

 

Job Title Outreach Specialist
Worksite City Sacramento, California
Advertised Salary Range $17.99 - $25.18 per hour
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

This position is responsible for recruiting eligible CAMP students to the program by providing one-to-one and group information and assistance concerning higher education enrollment opportunities, policies, and procedures to prospective migrant and underrepresented students and their families. This position also advises first year migrant students regarding university policies, registration, withdrawal, graduation, financial aid, general education, academic advising, and other issues typical of university life. The position represents CAMP in coordinating all outreach activities and student events, and maintaining the case management for outreach and retention. Due to the nature of the job responsibilities, the person in this position will have a legal duty to report child abuse and neglect and is considered by law to be a “mandated reporter”.

Reporting Relationship

This position reports directly to and receives general supervision from the Program Director. The position supervises interns.

Conditions of Employment

This 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.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Minimum Qualifications

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

3. Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish.

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

5. Demonstrated skill in advising and guiding students individually and in-groups.

6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with coworkers, students, parents, faculty, and staff.

7. Demonstrated skill to work independently.

8. Demonstrated familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet computer applications, such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite.

9. 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 have reliable transportation.

10. 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. Frequent travel throughout Northern California.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an office environment, continuous contact with staff, students, campus community, the public, and other agencies.

Project Description

The primary purpose of the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) is to provide academic, support services and financial assistance to address the special needs of migrant and seasonal farm worker students and to enhance the opportunity of these students for success at the postsecondary education level. The position is responsible for recruiting eligible students to the CAMPprogram by providing one-to-one and group information and assistance concerning higher education enrollment opportunities, policies and procedures to prospective migrant and under represented students and their families. Represents CAMP in coordinating all outreach activities and special projects, and for maintaining the case management for outreach.

Job Duties

 

Job Duty

01. Travels throughout Northern California and makes presentations to students, school personnel, community organizations, parent advisory committees, and community agencies regarding CAMP, higher education opportunities and financial aid. Verifies student program eligibility.

Job Duty

02. Coordinates identification and follow-up of incoming CAMP students’ admission, financial aid process, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)/Summer Bridge application, and housing.

Job Duty

03. Provides individual advising to applicants and existing students regarding university policies, registration, withdrawal, graduation, financial aid, general education, academic advising, and other issues typical of university life.

Job Duty

04. Provides new students with orientation to campus services. Explains polices regarding financial aid, health services and tutorial services. Helps to assess career development, career advancement, and ideas on techniques related to job search opportunities.

Job Duty

05. Coordinates and implements special activities for students and their families. This includes, but not limited to recruitment activities, CAMP orientation, the CAMP Student/Parent Program, career exploration workshops, the annual student/staff retreat, and other activities in alignment with CAMP objectives.

Job Duty

06. Prepares monthly reports and other documentation of the CAMP outreach and retention components.

Job Duty

07. Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with campus supportive services offices, academic departments, community agencies, secondary school personnel, and migrant education personnel

Job Duty

08. Supervises and evaluates student interns.

Job Duty

09. Plans, coordinates, implements, and supervises early outreach summer residential programs.

Job Duty

10. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director to ensure the success of the program and its participants.

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Number B021F17
Number of Vacancies  
Position End Date (if temporary)  
Open Date 10/27/2017
Close Date 11/13/2017
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 and salary history in the “Employment Experience” section of your application in addition to submitting your resume and cover letter.