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Senior Program Coordinator

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Temporary position renewable dependent on budget and work performance.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Senior Program Coordinator
Classification Title Administrative Support Coordinator II
Job Summary

Under the direction of the AA/S NE, EES I, EES II or designated HEERA manager, the ASC II is responsible for the planning, delivery, promotion, evaluation, and tracking of various courses, programs, workshops, seminars, and special events with a high level of complexity. The senior program coordinator serves as lead in meetings with other departments regarding courses, recommends changes to current processes, serves as a point of contact for program information (internally and externally), represents the program at industry events, and provides training to ASA II, ASC I, or temporary assistants. The senior program coordinator’s responsibilities are completed using both established policies and procedures and major deviations from these processes. Supervisory review is sought for any extreme deviation prior to implementation. The supervisor sets broad goals and objectives for the position.

The senior program coordinator will be primarily responsible for implementing ongoing student services, new student recruitment, and day-to-day coordination of academic programs. The senior program coordinator will also be responsible for documenting organizational policies, procedures and best practices.

FLSA Non-Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$3,115.00-$5,161.00 monthly

Hiring Range $3,115.00 - $4,138.00
Salary Grade/Range 2
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Temp
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends to meet department needs.
Department Information

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.

These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience.

Required Qualifications

1. Experience using standard office software programs (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Internet Explorer)
2. Experience in using independent judgment and decision making
3. Experience being quality oriented (accurate, timely, responsive to customers’ needs).

4. Thorough knowledge of office methods, procedures, and practices.
5. Good communication skills (written and verbal).
6. Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills
7. Problem solving, analytical and conflict resolution skills
8. Basic knowledge of some marketing principles, strategies, techniques and practices.
9. Team oriented and ability to give lead work direction to support staff.
10. Strong project, implementation, and program management skills
11. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures
12. Ability to perform standard business math, such as calculate ratios and percentages, track financial data, and make simple projections
13. Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of staff and external constituencies
14. Ability to use negotiation and persuasion skills to achieve results and expedite projects.

15. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications

16. Experience working in continuing education
17. Experience working in an institution of higher education
18. Ability to use Continuing Spectrum (C2K)

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications

19. Must possess a valid Driver’s License with the ability to travel to on and offsite locations

Is Background Check Required Yes
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Eligibility Verification

-Candidate selected will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Hiring Preference Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.
Conflict of Interest
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Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0152P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 09/27/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 10/11/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Temporary position renewable dependent on budget and work performance.

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad
  2. * Please select the highest level of education obtained.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
    • Some college
    • None of the above
  3. * How many years of experience do you have working in an office environment?
    • 0
    • 1-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please rate your experience with public presentations.
    • Expert
    • Advanced
    • Satisfactory
    • Minimal
    • No Experience
  5. * Please describe a challenge or problem you confronted in your previous or current professional work experience and the steps you took to solve the problem.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation