Community Outreach Representative (African American Community) (ASA II) (Hourly-Intermittent) Up to 2 positions

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Time Varies

Working Title: Healthy Living Survey Community Outreach Representative (African American Community)

Classification Title: Administrative Support Assistant II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

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.

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the PRC Director and the lead work direction of the Healthy Living Survey Project Coordinator, the Community Outreach Representative is responsible for providing dedicated day-to-day outreach throughout California to community-based organizations (CBOs), religious organizations, community health centers, and local businesses (External Entities) for the purpose of recruiting African American participants in the Healthy Living Survey. This will include statewide travel to External Entities throughout California. Community Outreach Representative will be responsible for coordination of the recruitment process with personnel of External Entities, potential participants and PRC staff. They will be responsible for researching and garnering support of External Entities for the project, recruitment of qualified respondents, assisting qualified participants complete the survey as needed, providing daily reports to the Healthy Living Survey Project Coordinator, data entry, quality assurance, and following all study protocols for data collection.

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.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $18.00 - $26.49 per hour

Hiring Range: $19.00 per hour. Initial appointment will not exceed $19.00 per hour unless required by MOU (collective bargaining agreement) or policy.

Salary Grade/Range:  2

Recruitment Type: Temporary, short-term

Time Base: Hourly-Intermittent 

Work Hours: Variable depending on project needs. 0-40 hours per week. Weekends. Travel for up to a week at a time. Hourly-intermittent employees in CSUEU classifications are limited to 1000 hours per fiscal year.


Valid driver's license and maintenance of a safe driving record.

Department Information 

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires fundamental written and oral communication skills, including a sound foundation in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; an ability to understand standard office procedures; an ability to operate standard office equipment; an ability to learn office technology systems; an ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; and typing and keyboard skills.
These entry qualifications would normally be obtained through completion of a high school program or its equivalent and some experience in an office environment.

Required Qualifications 

1.Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assist with planning and coordinating tasks
2.Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals and entities from various backgrounds.
3.Demonstrated competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies,information, ideas, and instructions.
4.Demonstrated experience using computer applications including email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases such as the programs in the Microsoft Office Suite.
5.Excellent oral and written communication skills.
6.Ability to address a variety of problems and recommend solutions within guidelines/procedures. Ability to learn, interpret independently, and apply a variety of complex policies and procedures.
7.Ability to apply independent judgment, discretion, and initiative to address problems and develop practical,thorough and, at times, creative solutions.
8.Ability to effectively handle interpersonal interactions at all levels and handle sensitive interpersonal situations.

Conditions of Employment:
-Ability to pass a background check.
-Ability to travel throughout the state of California for up to a week at a time.

Preferred Qualifications 

9.Experience working with community-based organizations, religious organizations, local health departments, community health centers, and in the California African American community.

10.Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the social sciences or a related field is preferred. Social science research experience or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.

11.One or more years of research experience, including: experience in telephone, online or in-person data collection, experience with maintaining data security according to protocols; experience in recruiting and tracking participants for research projects; experience with data entry and/or data quality assurance.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume (including 3 professional references) and cover letter. Failure to upload these documents may result in disqualification.

Notes to Applicants:

These positions are funded by non-reoccurring grants, contracts, or special projects with beginning and end dates and are therefore not eligible for permanent status per CSUEU MOU Article 9.49(d).

Positions are temporary and renewable. Reappointment is contingent on funding, work performance, and recommendation of supervisor.

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 successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, 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.

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. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

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.

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


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