This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
In your cover letter please respond to the following prompts:
- Please briefly describe how your skills and experience have prepared you for a role that is responsible for smooth administrative facilitation and communication among three programs.
- Please describe how you would prioritize your workload.
Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.
Reporting to the Director, Upward Bound Lake and Mendocino Programs, the Upward Bound Program Coordinator - Lake and Mendocino County Programs initiates, coordinates, and implements a variety of administrative and fiscal duties in support of Lake and Mendocino County Upward Bound Programs. The incumbent is responsible for coordination of clerical work and administrative support functions and performs the full range of secretarial and administrative functions for Lake and Mendocino County Upward Bound Programs. The incumbent makes recommendations on operational and procedural processes for the department; oversees project coordination; provides lead work direction, training, and assistance to other support staff, and provides back up to other staff in the department as needed. Work assignments involve using reasoning and judgment to develop practical, thorough, and creative solutions. Day-to-day work is performed relatively independently with general instructions, except for new assignments.
Minimum educational requirements are a high school degree or technical/vocational program degree and a minimum of two to three years related office experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to be proficient in performing work assignments. Bachelor's degree highly preferred. Must have demonstrated sensitivity to the needs and characteristics of low-income and potential first-generation college students. Familiarity with the purpose and administrative operations of TRIO Programs highly preferred. Must have a thorough knowledge of office methods, procedures and practices and ability to use standard office software packages, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and Microsoft Word; and a strong foundation of English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Must possess a working knowledge of spreadsheets, software programs, database systems, statistical reports, desktop publishing, and graphic applications. Bi-lingual Spanish/English preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Salary for this position will not exceed $24/hr. 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.
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.
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.
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at Sonoma State, please visit: https://covid19.sonoma.edu/ vaccine-requirement- information
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.
Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled