Project Rebound Housing Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Project Rebound Housing Coordinator

Classification Title: Student Services Professional III

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, November 27, 2023 @ 11:55pm PT

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Director of Project Rebound, the Student Services Professional III, Housing Coordinator, performs complex professional student service work requiring a high degree of judgment, professional skills and knowledge of advisement while dealing with student service problems of varying complexity and sensitivity.  It demands the utilization of advanced interpersonal skills with both individuals and groups, to be flexible and versatile, to use tact and sensitivity and to apply effective analytical skills in assisting with the preparation of documentation, mandatory reporting and program assessment.

The Project Rebound Housing Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Project Rebound’s supportive housing initiative and assisting Project Rebound students (both residents and non-residents) with their supportive housing needs. The Coordinator is responsible for assessing the needs of residents and making appropriate referrals to resources on campus and agencies off campus.  The position requires a strong case-management and/or residential services provision background.

The purpose of this work is to assist students in making successful progress toward their degree objectives; to provide learning experiences which supplement those in the classroom; and to assist and encourage students to utilize effectively the knowledge, skills and abilities learned during their university careers.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime compensation)

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring at the minimum of the classification: $5,025/ month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,025 - $7,159 per month 

Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment TypeRegular (Probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan12 months 

Work Hours: Monday through Friday; 8am - 5pm. Hours may vary depending on department need. On-site work is a requirement for this position.

Department Information 

Project Rebound assists students to prepare, apply, enroll, and graduate with a degree from Sacramento State. Project Rebound provides educational resources and services for students looking to develop professional skills.

We work to transform those who were formerly incarcerated into scholars through counseling, mentoring, academic resources, and career development. We support students who are motivated to succeed by earning a high-quality degree from Sacramento State. For more information, please 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 


  1. Student services experience related to the assigned program area (e.g., advising, admissions, residential life, student programming or development).
  2. Experience in one or more of the following fields: substance abuse counseling, case management, life coaching/mentorship, re-entry services.
  3. Knowledge/experience in trauma-informed programming, restorative justice, and/or conflict resolution.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  1. Ability to independently prioritize, plan and organize work in a fast-paced environment.
  2. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide direct programs and/or services to a diverse student population.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.
  4. Ability to compile, prepare, write and review reports.
  5. Proficiency using standard office software packages (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
  6. Familiarity working with school-based record/data systems/software (example: PeopleSoft).
  7. Ability to understand, interpret and apply moderately complex rules, regulations and procedures.
  8. Strong ability to establish, articulate, and maintain life-affirming interpersonal boundaries.
  9. Ability to coordinate, supervise, and collaborate with volunteers.
  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  11. Ability to travel.

Work Schedule Requirements

  1. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Condition of Employment

  • Ability to pass a background check. *Lived experience of incarceration and/or the legal system is not necessarily disqualifying for this position.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Master’s degree in a related field.
  2. Experience working with students from various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, including underserved students.
  3. Knowledge of local, state, and federal corrections systems, parole, probation, housing.
  4. Experience working with incarcerated individuals and/or individuals with a conviction history.
  5. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the project’s target population (i.e., a formerly incarcerated person).
Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter.

Failure to upload required documentation may lead to disqualification.

About Sacramento 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 is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

“As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student successteaching, research, scholarship and creative activityjustice, diversity, equity and inclusionresource development and sustainabilitydedicated community engagement, and wellness and 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.

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.

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.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 

Out of State Employment

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.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (ie. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

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

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