Senior Project Coordinator, (AA/S NE), College of Continuing Education

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Working Title: Senior Project Coordinator

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst/ Specialist Non-Exempt

Posting Details 

Priority Application Deadline: Sunday, November 26th @ 11:55pm PST (Posting will remain open until filled)

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 general direction of the senior staff of the Organizational Excellence & Leadership revenue center at the College of Continuing Education (CCE), the incumbent is responsible for leading the planning and the delivery of educational services and programs for employers and organizations, including trainings and other in-person and virtual education projects. The incumbent is part of the Organizational Excellence & Leadership revenue center with over 40 staff that aims to provide transformative opportunities for clients to solve organizational challenges by providing educational services and programs that lead to actionable solutions and sustainable outcomes. A commitment to quality and to providing the highest level of customer service possible are also requisites for this position.

FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime)

Anticipated Hiring Range: $3694 per month - $5972 per month Anticipated hiring range commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3694 per month - $7131 per month

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Salary Grade/Range:  1

Recruitment Type: Temporary (Annual Renewable)

Time Base: Full-Time

Work HoursMonday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM,  work hours may vary dependent on department operations.

Department Information 

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.

For more information, visit the Sacramento State, College of Continuing Education website at

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field
with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would
normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience
involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies,
procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications 

1. Experience in training or educational programming-related experience
2. Experience providing customer service while working in a service-oriented organization and/or position
3. Experience with developing, managing and implementing budgets
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
4. Knowledge of being quality-oriented and customer-centric: detailed, accurate thorough, timely, dependable, responsive, proactive, solution-oriented
5. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of staff, administrators, and all external constituents, both verbally and in writing
6. Ability to use common software applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and quickly learn other web-based applications for project management and event planning
7. Knowledge of project management and organizational skills in coordinating many different tasks, establishing priorities and timelines, and completing projects according to complexity and resource needs, with a commitment to quality and attention to detail
8. Ability to gather and report data for both internal use and the clients
Other Requirements:
9. Ability to work in evenings and weekends as needed
10. Ability to travel statewide, including overnight stays, to support the essential functions of the position
Conditions of Employment
Ability to pass a background check

Preferred Qualifications 

11. Five (5) years of experience in training or educational programming-related experience
12. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, education, or a related field
13. Certification in project management, meeting and event planning, and/or completion of related coursework
14. Familiarity with instructional design strategies
15. Experience with online platforms for synchronous training delivery
16. Experience working in a financially self-support organization

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter.

Failure to upload required documentation may result in 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 success; teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity; justice, diversity, equity and inclusion; resource development and sustainability; dedicated 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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