Admission & Outreach Advisor

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Admission & Outreach Advisor
Classification Title Student Services Professional IB
Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Director, the Admissions and Outreach Advisor recruit students for University enrollment and represent Sacramento State at various educational and community programs, events and activities. The incumbent will act as a University liaison by providing resources to high school and community college counselors to update them about changes in admission policies, academic programs and general education.

This role requires use of sound independent judgment while dealing with moderately complex student service problems. It demands the utilization of effective interpersonal skills with both individuals and groups, to be flexible and versatile, to use tact and sensitivity and to apply effective analytical skills in assisting with the preparation of documentation, mandatory reporting and program assessment.

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

$3,470 – $4,908 monthly

Hiring Range $3470-$3572 Monthly
Salary Grade/Range 2
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 8am-5pm; Hours may vary depending on department need
Department Information

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the methods and problems of organization and program management; research and interviewing techniques; principles of individual and group behavior; the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge of the organization, procedures and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned; and the basic principles, practices and major trends in the Student Services field to which assigned.

Ability to rapidly acquire a working knowledge of the specific objectives of the campus Student Services program and its relationship to the total campus operation; interpret and apply program rules and regulations; gather and analyze data; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; present clear and concise information orally and in written reports; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations and other private and public agencies.

Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Equivalent amounts of graduate level job related education may be substituted for the required 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

1. University student services experience (e.g., advising, admissions, student programming or development)
2. Expereience in recruiting and marketing.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
3. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment subject to frequent change
4. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide services to a diverse student population
5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a diverse environment
6. Proficiency using standard office software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite)
7. Familiarity working with school-based record/data systems/software (e.g., PeopleSoft)
8. Ability to apply moderately complex rules, regulations and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

9. Ability to understand, embrace, and communicate Sacramento State marketing messages.
10. Knowledge of admissions, financial aid and housing processes
11. Ability to use standard office equipment and standard software programs (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) Explorer, FireFox, Safari, etc.), various online academic resources (i.e., CSUMentor, CollegeSource, Assist, etc
12. Flexible schedule and ability to travel
13. Experience recruiting students from various backgrounds towards higher education
14. Knowledge of Freshman and Transfer Admission Requirements in the California State University System
15. Experience working with diverse students: first generation and low income student populations
16. Bilingual English/Spanish

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


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 AS0154P
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 work experience do you have in student services programs or related field?
    • More than 5 years
    • 4 to 5 years
    • 1 to 3 years
    • Less than one year
    • No experience
  3. * Please describe your experience with recruiting and marketing.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

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