Working Title: Enrollment and Marketing Specialist
Classification Title: Public Affairs/Communications Specialist II
Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Tuesday, January 17th 2023 @ 11:55pm PST
Please note: As of January 3rd, 2023 this position has been reposted and is actively under recruitment. Apply today!
Previous applicants need not re-apply.
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.
Under supervision of the Associate Director, Enrollment and Marketing, the Enrollment and Marketing Specialist will work closely with program staff including program managers, ensuring their marketing and engagement needs are met. The incumbent will also be responsible for leading and executing special projects for the Enrollment and Marketing area from inception to implementation. The incumbent will work independently on a broad range of projects and will collaborate across the organization to ensure copy is written, edited, proofed and distributed for promotional projects, campaigns, publications, media releases, and advertisements. The incumbent will also work closely with media representatives, web developers, graphic designers, and senior level staff.
The incumbent must have all the skills required of a Public Affairs/Specialist II. In addition, the incumbent must have thorough knowledge of the program and applicable communications techniques, work autonomously, and exercise sound judgment and discretion in the completion of assignments and projects.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,761 - $6,803 per month
Hiring Range: $3,761 - $5,900 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training
Salary Grade/Range: Grade 2
Recruitment Type: Temporary (Annually Renewable)
Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM, work hours may vary depending on department operations
Telecommuting Options: Hybrid Work Available
The College of Continuing Education (CCE) extends the mission of the university by increasing access for non-traditional learners. With a primary expertise on serving adult learners, CCE provides programs and services to individuals and employers year-round, unbound by traditional semester schedules and formats. CCE serves a hybrid student body that extends beyond California, serving over 80,000 learners annually through in-person, hybrid and fully online workshops, courses, conferences, certificate and degree programs.
Entry to the first level within this classification requires knowledge of the fundamentals of public affairs and/or media relations, and/or some exposure to marketing and marketing research. This background normally is obtained through a college degree, which includes relevant coursework in the field, and up to two years of related professional or technical experience. In addition, strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles are essential to initial entry to this classification.
1. Ability to use Common Management System, Microsoft Office, Continuity 2000 (C2K), Internet tools, and social media platforms such at html, Facebook, BlogSpot, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.
2. Excellent organizational skills. Evidence of coordination of multiple projects and/or assignments and establishing priorities.
3. Proven track record of working with a variety of stakeholders, which include instructors, administrators, vendors, business and community leaders, university staff, and students.
4. Advanced communication skills (oral, written, interpersonal). Experience with the preparation and delivery of formal and informal presentations.
5. Digitally literate (web, social media, blogging, online learning platforms) and have demonstrated experience in community and/or business engagement, and in the development of communication strategies including advertising and public relations plans.
6. Experience with market research techniques, identifying target market opportunities, and enrollment trends.
7. General knowledge and experience of design, print, advertising and marketing principles as well as media buying.
8. Ability to work independently, exercising sound judgment and discretion in the completion of assignments and projects.
9. Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to enhance enrollment.
10. Ability to lead collaborative teams as well as supervise or lead less experienced staff.
11. General knowledge or education in social media, communications, public relations or marketing.
12. Experience with assignments that reflect complex work that has significant impact on the success of a project or program.
13. The ability to embed diversity into marketing strategies and communications.
14. Experience with diverse public contact in higher education; knowledge of and experience with continuing education.
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume, cover letter, and three professional references. Failure to upload required documents to the online application 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 student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and 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.
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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.
CSU Telecommuting Program
Sacramento State is participating in the CSU Telecommuting Program. The opt-in program is available for positions within the Management Personnel Plan (MPP), Academic Professionals of California (APC) union, or California State University Employees Union (CSUEU). All CSU employees, regardless of telecommuting status, must still comply with the CSU’s Out of State Employment Policy.
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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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.
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.