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Full Circle Project Admissions

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
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Apr 5, 2022

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Full Circle Project Admissions & Outreach/Advising Coordinator

Job No: 512728
Work Type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services

Working Title: Full Circle Project Admissions & Outreach/Advising Coordinator

Classification Title: Student Services Professional III (SSP III)

Posting Details

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Tuesday, April 19th @ 11:55pm

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

Under the general oversight of the Director of Academic Advising and with lead direction from the Director, Full Circle Project, the Admissions & Outreach/Advising Coordinator is responsible for managing a caseload of students that varies by semester, averaging approximately 200-250 students, collaborating with Admissions and Outreach as well as Academic Advising to promote student engagement and retention.

This work includes analysis of needs, considerable advisement of policy and eligibility requirements and the use of planning, interviewing and counseling techniques. Assignments require the application of a high degree of judgment, persuasiveness, imagination and professional skills and knowledge in the specified program or service area as well as a general understanding of the interrelationships and need for coordinated action to develop integrated solutions crossing organizational lines. When appropriate, the incumbent develops approaches for possible implementation that meet specific program needs.

Admissions and Outreach coordination involves recruitment of students for university enrollment and representing the University at various educational and community programs, events, and activities. Academic Advising coordination includes providing general education and graduation advising to lower-division and new transfer students. This position with the Full Circle Project serves as a focal point for other staff and faculty involved in this type of work across the campus.

The Admissions & Outreach/Advising Coordinator shares responsibility for providing lead work direction for an ASC I and up to 10 student assistants and helps manages the day-to-day operations of the Full Circle Project.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range is at or near the minimum of the classification, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Temporary

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm; hours may vary according to department needs.

Department Information

The Full Circle Project is a comprehensive academic support program by Sacramento State, the Department of Ethnic Studies, and the Asian American Studies program. FCP helps incoming Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) first-year students transition from high school and community college and graduate from Sacramento State with a transformational university experience.

FCP is nationally recognized as the premier student success program primarily addressing the diverse needs and interests of Sacramento State's APIDA and other high need students. For more information, visit:

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities:

The following knowledge and abilities as well as those listed at the lower levels in the Student Services Professional series are required for appointment into this classification. Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior. General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned; general knowledge of individual counseling techniques; general knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, of the organizational procedures and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned. Working knowledge of student services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned.

Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; advise students individually and in groups on complex student‑related matters; determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature; interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.


Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.

A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.


Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.

Required Qualifications

  • Higher education student services experience (e.g. advising, admissions, student programming or development)
  • Experience working with students from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Experience supervising student assistants and providing lead work direction for professional staff

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • 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 environment
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively, and to adapt to change in a dynamic work environment
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population and diverse work environment
  • Ability to compile, prepare, write and review reports
  • Proficiency using standard office software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Familiarity working with school-based record/data systems/software (example: PeopleSoft/CMS, EAB)
  • Ability to understand, interpret, analyze and apply complex rules, regulations and procedures
  • Ability to understand and analyze the nature of problems presented by constituents, present solutions, and project the consequences of alternative courses of action
  • Ability to carry out complex assignments without detailed instructions

  • Conditions of Employment:
    • Ability to pass a background check.
    • Occasional travel may be required.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Educational Leadership, College Student Personnel, Educational/School/Career Counseling, or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with students considered to be “at promise”
  • Experience with or a general understanding of program coordination
  • Knowledge of General Education and academic policies in the California State University system
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include occasional evening or weekend work hours
  • Ability to prepare reports and analyze advising and student data, create presentations, assist in grant writing and proposal writing for system, state, and national organizations

  • Required Licenses/Certifications


    Documents Needed to Apply

    Resume, cover letter. Failure to upload the required documentation may result in disqualification.

    About Sac State

    Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to" href="">student success," href="">diversity, equity and inclusion," href="">community engagement," href="">philanthropy, and" href="">campus safety.

    As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

    To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

    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.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
    Out of State Employment Policy

    Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

    As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

    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.

    It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

    The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
    The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.
    Eligibility Verification
    Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

    Note to Applicants:

    Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

    Advertised: April 05, 2022 (8:30 AM)
    Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

    To apply, visit

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