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Manager of Outreach and Academic Services - Lower Lake (Administrator I), Temporary

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sonoma
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
Position Description

Application Process

This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Upward Bound Lake and Mendocino County Programs, the Manager of Outreach and Academic Services – Lower Lake provides management and guidance for Upward Bound, Lower Lake programs, and supervises staff and student personnel. The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing all student-centered program operations, with a primary focus of classroom curriculum, teaching, and management. The incumbent is responsible for the hiring, supervision and guidance of all assigned personnel as well as assisting with budget management and audit compliance. The incumbent is also responsible for ensuring compliance with all SSU, CSU and sponsoring agency policies and procedures.

Key Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of three years' experience in personnel supervision and evaluation, program development and evaluation, and fiscal management along with three years of progressively responsible and applicable management and/or supervisory experience. Bachelor's Degree in a discipline appropriate to the position. A valid CA teaching or pupil personnel services credential highly preferred. Master's Degree in Education or related field preferred. Incumbent must have demonstrated experience working with high school aged students; aptitude in management, supervision, strategic planning, project management and program implementation; ability to adapt to change in the work environment, effectively handle multiple tasks and competing demands, demonstrated ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written form; ability to design and implement formative and summative evaluation strategies, and demonstrate high level of proficiency with computer applications including Google Suite and Microsoft Office (Excel spreadsheets and MS Word). Additionally, the incumbent must possess a working knowledge of the practices and activities of TRIO and Pre-collegiate programs, experience advising, teaching and tutoring; have knowledge of learning strategies, academic skill development, and appropriate grade level assessments; have demonstrated sensitivity and understanding to the needs and characteristics of low income and potential first-generation college students; facilitate academic and motivational development for low-income and first-generation college students; have knowledge of the college preparation and placement processes; and ability to be initiative and resourceful.

The incumbent must demonstrate integrity and sound judgment in performing duties; possess the ability to supervise the work of staff and recommend appropriate personnel actions; be able to apply strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills and train and evaluate performance, taking corrective action as needed; deal with stressful situations while maintaining composure; and contribute to a collaborative environment utilizing exemplary communication and problem solving skills as necessary. Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously, adjusting quickly to changes needed on a daily basis. 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.

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $4,500 to $4,800 a month. This is a full time, temporary, 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.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 15 paid holidays are offered each year. Sonoma State University is also a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) Employer.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

Supplemental Information

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.

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all faculty, staff, administrators, and students who are accessing campus facilities 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. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to continue to help us protect and maintain a healthy Seawolf Community. More information related to campus level requirements can be found here: https://risk.sonoma.edu/covid-compliance-and-monitoring-office.

CSU Out of State Policy - Sonoma State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

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).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to hr@sonoma.edu. The ADA Coordinator is also available (hraccommodations@sonoma.edu) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Sonoma State University's Annual Security Report includes summaries of institutional policy relating to campus safety, drug and alcohol use, sexual assault, and other matters. The report is published in compliance with the Clery Act and includes three years of certain crime statistics that occurred in Clery Act defined geography. A paper copy of the report may be requested in person by emailing the Clery Compliance and Safety Office at clery@sonoma.edu.

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