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Application Deadline First review of applications will be at 8 am on November 27, 2017. Applications received on or after the first review date may not be considered.
Conditions of Employment This position is a member of the Management Personnel Plan and serves at the pleasure of the President.
Responsibilities Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with the Seawolf Commitment, our values include 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.
Reporting to and under the general supervision of the Director of Academic Services, Pre-College Programs the Manager of Outreach and Academic Services, Fort Bragg is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing, and supervising all student-centered program operations, with a primary focus of classroom curriculum, teaching, and management. The Manager of Outreach and Academic Services is responsible for the hiring, supervision and guidance of all assigned personnel as well as assisting with budget management and audit compliance. The Manager of Outreach and Academic Services is also responsible for ensuring compliance with all SSU, CSU and sponsoring agency policies and procedures.
Major duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following in support of Pre-College Programs. The incumbent is responsible for Design, planning, implementation and supervision of student-centered activities including classroom curriculum, teaching, and management; Assigned areas of audit compliance, both fiscal and programmatic, in accordance with sponsor, SSU, CSU, state and federal compliance standards; Meeting or exceeding student-centered program objectives; Development, implementation and administration of all assigned programs and activities as well as on-going assessment and program modification; Understanding and implementing all provisions of the CSU & SSU sponsored projects manual; Development and maintenance of all appropriate and required documentation ensuring data is collected, analyzed and submitted in accordance with sponsor guidelines; Ensuring complete and accurate documentation of eligibility, needs for services and services provided as specified by sponsoring agency; Assisting with the recruitment, hiring and evaluation of assigned staff, instructors and student assistants, as well as providing supervision and direction for problem solving and conflict resolution; Ensuring all appropriate background checks and fingerprinting are completed prior to staff start dates; Supporting recruitment and advisement of participants, ensuring participation in program activities according to sponsor requirements; Developing and maintaining positive working relationships with campus personnel, community members, schools and target population representing SSU in a professional and positive manner; Assisting with development and implementation of staff training and in-service training for employees; Keeping immediate supervisor informed in a timely manner of all significant changes or concerns regarding matters related to the assigned project(s) or personnel; Providing any requested analysis, report or evaluation to immediate supervisor, handling all irregular occurrences with appropriate discretion and consulting immediate supervisor for guidance; Participate in University and community functions as required or appropriate.
Participate in University committees and perform other secondary duties as assigned.
Duties will primarily take place off-site at Fort Bragg High School however additional duties may be performed in various locations both within and outside of Sonoma County, including working indoors and outdoors to support field trips and other program activities and events. As an exempt employee you have some flexibility in your schedule however must be available during regular hours Monday through Friday to meet the operational needs of the program. Your specific start time is determined by your Appropriate Administrator. Evening and weekend hours will be required and will be specified only by the supervisor to meet operational needs. The incumbent must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such levels as is determined by the Appropriate Administrator. This position will require occasional travel, by automobile or airplane, with overnight stays.
Qualifications This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a discipline appropriate to the position with a valid CA teaching or pupil personnel services credential, must have successful experience working with high school aged students, demonstrate aptitude in management, supervision, strategic planning, project management and program implementation, must be able to adapt to change in the work environment, effectively handle multiple tasks and competing demands, demonstrate ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written form, have ability to design and implement formative and summative evaluation strategies, and demonstrate high level of proficiency with computer applications including Excel spreadsheets and MS Word. Additionally the incumbent must possess a working knowledge of the practices and activities of TRIO and precollegiate 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; use initiative and resourcefulness implementing program activities; reason logically; and the ability to work both independently and as a team player.
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, parents and other internal and external constituents.
The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
Qualification Note Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Application Process Click the 'Apply Now' to apply to this position. Materials submitted with your application will not be returned. The ADA Coordinator is available, at 707/664-2664, to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.
Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: 1. Cover Letter and Resume - application system only allows one document to be uploaded, so cover letter and resume must be included in the same MS Word or PDF file (file name should not contain any spaces or special characters) 2. Online Employment Application (complete entire application, resume/cover letter will not substitute for any part of the application)
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.
Other Information Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.
About Sonoma State University Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.
Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.
Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at www.sonoma.edu/ps/about/jeanneclery.html; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at www.sonoma.edu/housing/general-info/emergency-prep/fire-safety.html.
Contact Information Sonoma State University Human Resources Main (707) 664-3100 Fax (707) 664-3196 1801 East Cotati Avenue Rohnert Park, CA 94928 email@example.com
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