Program Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Program Coordinator
Classification Title Student Services Professional II
Job Summary

Under the General Supervision of the Director of the Centers for Diversity and Inclusion, the incumbent is responsible for helping to coordinate and carry out programs along with fiscal operations, and general student services support within the PRIDE Center. In conjunction with the Director, they will also help schedule space within the Centers. This position will also represent the Center on appropriate committees as needed.
The incumbent is responsible for the coordination of day-to-day operations of the PRIDE Center. This position provides essential leadership to the student assistants employed in the center and is also responsible for the development and functioning of programs, management of the center’s budget, and oversight of the space.

FLSA Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is exempt, (not eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$3,935 – $5,595 monthly

Hiring Range $3,935 to $4,132 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Occassional evenings and weekends as needed
Department Information

The PRIDE Center is committed to enriching the campus experience and developing students as individuals and as members of communities. We exist to create and maintain a campus environment that is open, safe, and supportive of student diversity in the areas of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Our work is accomplished through student-centered education, outreach, advocacy and support.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.
Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect compile analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentation based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; recognize multicultural, multisexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts; and, rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.
Possession of these knowledge and abilities typically is demonstrated through the Experience requirements below.

Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Working knowledge of the activities associated with providing service and support for all students in an LGBTQ+ (PRIDE) Center, including knowledge of diversity and social justice issues.
2. Familiarity with LGBTQ+ identity development theory and issues confronting LGBTQ+ students in higher education.
3. Ability to work and collaborate with students, staff and faculty from diverse racial, cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
4. Demonstrated ability to supervise and coordinate the work of student assistants and volunteers.
5. Ability to work independently and possess self-direction skills to be able to initiate plans, organize, prioritize, multi-task, and coordinate work in a fast paced organization.
6. Working knowledge of basic accounting principles and financial recordkeeping procedures necessary to monitor and reconcile accounts.
7. Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to compose, draft and edit correspondence, reports, notices and conference announcements.
8. Ability to advise students on sensitive issues.
9. Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction.
10. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
11. Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Conditions of Employment:
- Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

12. Master’s degree in related field.
13. At least two years of experience working with student services, student group advising, and/or supporting diversity programs in a university environment.
14. Ability to communicate effectively with staff, volunteers and the Centers’ community regarding event planning, record keeping, facility use, and maintenance needs.
15. Knowledge of General Education in the California State University system.

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications
Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Hiring Preference Not Applicable
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, 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 AS0159P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 10/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 11/01/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

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. * 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
  2. * How many years of LGBTQ related work experience do you have?
    • Ten or more years
    • Five to ten years
    • Two to five years
    • Experience that is less than two years
    • No experience
  3. * Please articulate your understanding of diversity and how it relates to working with the LGBTQ community.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

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