Sonoma State University

Located in California's premier wine country one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma State is a small campus with big ideas. As California's premier public undergraduate institution, SSU has a commitment to graduating students who have the ability to think critically and ethically and can effectively use information technology. The faculty and staff provide collaborative relationships with students and an education that fosters ethical exploration, civic engagement, social responsibility, and global awareness combined with a solid foundation in an academic discipline.

The University strives to create a campus climate in which the desire to build trust among people is widely shared, and opportunities for enhancing diversity and a sense of community are encouraged and supported. We stand committed to fostering and sustaining a pluralistic, inclusive environment that empowers all members of the campus community to achieve their highest potential without fear of prejudice or discrimination. We encourage every member of our university community to embrace the underlying values of this vision, and to demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting, retaining, and attracting students, faculty, and staff who reflect the diversity of our larger society.

SSU is one of the most requested campuses in the CSU system and regularly named a “Best Regional University” by U.S. News & World Report and has also been named one of the “most wired” campuses in the nation by Princeton Review. SSU is the only California University invited to be a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a prestigious group of 25 universities and colleges across the nation committed to providing superior liberal arts and sciences education to their students. With 33 percent of the university's 8,600 undergraduates being Hispanic, SSU is proudly a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

From the world-class Green Music Center to the beautiful Lakes, SSU is a shining example of what makes Sonoma County one of the world’s most desirable locations. The stunning beauty of the 269-acre campus is just part of what makes Sonoma State a unique liberal arts university.



1 job(s) at Sonoma State University

Sonoma State Unversity 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, California, USA
Jun 16, 2020
Part Time
Description: Department Name Pre-Collegiate Programs Salary and Benefits Salary for this position will be $20 per hour. Application Deadline This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Wednesday, July 1. Please refer to the Application Process section of this posting for additional details. Conditions of Employment This is a part time, temporary, non-exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date. Responsibilities Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community. Reporting to the Director of Outreach Services, the Outreach Support Personnel provides academic and motivational support to program participants in grades 9 through 12, and assists in preparing students for productive positive futures in post-secondary education and assists them in becoming independent learners. Major duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: - Provide academic and motivational support to program participants Organize and present college awareness activities. - Monitor students' progress and attendance. - Complete Education Action Plans. - Participate in team meetings, trainings, and events, including Saturday and Summer Academy programs, workshops, field trips, campus tours, recruitment presentations, and award ceremonies. - Maintain accurate documentation of student and parent program participation, and prepare outreach reports as needed, using Excel and Word programs. Performs other secondary duties as assigned. Duties will primarily take place in an office setting however additional duties may be performed in various locations on the Sonoma State University campus, including working both indoors and outdoors. The normal work schedule is hourly intermittent to meet operational needs of the department. As a non-exempt employee, any request for overtime will be specified and pre-approved by Appropriate Administrator. Your specific start time is determined by your Appropriate Administrator. Evening and weekend hours may be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator. Qualifications This position requires two years' experience working with working with a diverse student population, including those from at-risk, low-income, first-generation backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner with participants in grades 9 through 12, parents, schools, and business professionals required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) programs required. The incumbent must possess good communication skills, both oral and written; the ability to learn and apply program information and instructions; solve problems; prioritize multiple work responsibilities; maintain confidentiality at all times; complete projects in a timely and effective manner with good attention to detail; and the ability to adapt and be flexible in an ever-changing work environment. Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred. The incumbent must successfully clear a fingerprint clearance. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the university and establish and maintain productive and effective, inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents. Must be able to accept constructive feedback and work cooperatively in group situations. Application Process Please visit to apply to this position, materials submitted with your application will not be returned. For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources ( | 707.664.3100). Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: 1. Cover Letter and Resume - application system only allows one document to be uploaded, so cover letter and resume must be included in the same MS Word or PDF file (file name should not contain any spaces or special characters) 2. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application) A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position. The ADA Coordinator is available at 707.664.2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process. Other Information Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. About Sonoma State University Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country. Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited. Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at Closing Date/Time: Open until filled