Program Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Program Coordinator
Classification Title Administrative Support Coordinator I
Job Summary

Under the supervision of the EES I, EES II, ASC II or designated HEERA manager, the program coordinator is responsible for assisting in the planning, delivery, promotion, evaluation, and tracking of various courses, programs, workshops, seminars, and special events with a moderate to high level of complexity. The program coordinator participates in meetings with other departments regarding courses, maintains current processes, serves as a point of contact for program information (internally and externally), may occasionally represent the program at industry events and provides some direction to the program support coordinator or temporary assistants. In addition, the program coordinator may be responsible for coordinating the process of implementing ongoing student services, new student recruitment, and day-to-day coordination of academic programs.

FLSA Hourly/Int - This position may be eligible for health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to FLSA. Employees who are determined to be eligible for health benefits will be notified by the Benefits Office.
Classification Salary Range

2,846.00 – 4,711.00 monthly

Hiring Range $16.42 - $27.18 per hour
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step No
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? Yes
Regular or Temporary Temp
Full Time or Part Time Hourly Intermittent
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Hours may vary based on department needs. This position will typically average around 20 hours per week. Occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
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 knowledge of business mathematics beyond basis 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. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling.
2. Thorough knowledge of office systems and ability to use a broader range of technology, systems and packages.
3. Ability to independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects.
4. Ability to apply independently a wide variety of policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not exist.
5. Working knowledge of budget policies and procedures.
6. Ability to perform business math, such as calculate ratios and percentages, track financial data, and make simple projections.
7. Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports.
8. Ability to effectively handle a broad range of interpersonal contacts, including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature.

9. Ability to work a flexible schedule (may include evenings and weekends).
10. Ability to travel to on- and off-campus sites as needed for courses, programs, and events.

Preferred Qualifications

11. Experience working in an institution of higher education.

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications

12. Possess valid driver’s license and maintenance of good driving record.

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 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
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, 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 AS0172P
Number of Vacancies 2
Open Date 11/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 11/15/2017
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. * 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. * This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule. Please state your schedule of availability.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record?
    • yes
    • no

Documents Needed To Apply

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