Working Title: Rapid Rehousing Coordinator
Classification Title: Student Services Professional III
Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, August 21st @ 11:55pm PDT
Under the general guidance and direction of the CARES Case Manager, the incumbent will coordinate the activities of the Rapid Rehousing project on campus. The Rapid Rehousing Coordinator will serve students who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. The individual in this position will work closely with the CARES Office’s housing partners and staff at the Chancellor’s Office who are administering the agreements with, and payments to, Sac State’s Rapid Rehousing community partners.
The incumbent will support the Rapid Rehousing project by identifying and connecting students to community partners to provide a transition to stable housing. The position will support students, community partners and the faculty researchers who will be working directly on the project. The incumbent will be a true advocate for student success and must possess a demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage a diverse caseload.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month
Hiring Range: $4,691 - $5,500 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.
Recruitment Type: Regular (Probationary)
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm. Hours may vary depending on department need.
The Sacramento State CARES office provides support to students who are in crisis or experiencing unique challenges to their education. We coordinate referrals to campus and community resources and offer follow-up support to address a variety of issues including, but not limited to: Transportation Barriers, Mental Health & Wellness, Physical Health & Wellness.
For more information: https://www.csus.edu/student-affairs/crisis-assistance-resource-education-support/
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.
- Bachelor’s in counseling, social work, student affairs counseling, sociology, or related field from an accredited university.
- Experience working with students dealing with sensitive and complex issues.
- Experience working as part of a case-management support team.
- Solution-focused approach to student care.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Experience with budget projections, tracking and reporting.
- Experience with strategic planning and project management.
- Ability and interest in working effectively with a diverse student population.
- Ability to multi-task and manage a diverse caseload of students.
- Ability to work efficiently and effectively, and to adapt to change in a dynamic work environment.
- Knowledge of crisis services, suicide assessment, case management and trauma-informed work, familiarity with basic needs services, assessment and support.
- Experience using Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Conditions of Employment: Ability to pass a background check.
- Master’s degree in counseling, social work, student affairs counseling, or related field from an accredited university.
- Four years full-time experience in case management.
- Experience in crisis intervention and experience working with more severe psychopathology.
- Experience using a student information system, such as CMS/SA used in the CSU system.
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and cover letter.
Failure to upload 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 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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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.
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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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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 https://www.csus.edu/clery .
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.