Pre-Collegiate Program Assistant (Casual Worker), Part time, Temporary, Hourly, Multiple Openings

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sonoma
Categories: Excluded, Administrative, Temporary, Part Time
Position Description

Application Process

This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume.

In your cover letter, please confirm which site location you are applying for from the following list:

Sonoma County locations: Sonoma State University or Piner High School

Lake County Locations: Upper Lake High School, Lower Lake High School, Clear Lake High School

Mendocino County Locations: Fort Bragg High School, Ukiah Unified School District Office

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the assigned site Program Manager, with additional lead work direction from the Associate Director of Pre-Collegiate Programs, the Pre-Collegiate Program Assistant provides academic, operational, and motivational support to Upward Bound and Academic Talent Search program participants in grades 6 through 12, and/or assist with programmatic needs to support individual programs to meet their annual objectives.  

Key Qualifications

This position requires demonstrated experience working with working with diverse populations. Incumbent is required to demonstrate ability to communicate in a professional manner with participants in grades 6 through 12, parents, schools, and business professionals. Proficiency in typing and with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and/or Google Applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides) programs required. Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred. The incumbent must successfully clear a fingerprint clearance.

The incumbent must possess good communication skills, both oral and written; the ability to learn and apply program information and instructions; solve problems; prioritize multiple work responsibilities; maintain confidentiality at all times; complete projects in a timely and effective manner with good attention to detail; and the ability to adapt and be flexible in an ever-changing work environment.

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $16 to $18 per hour. This is a part time, temporary, non-exempt position. Reappointment to this position is dependent upon the individual's performance as well as administrative and budgetary considerations. The university reserves the right to terminate this appointment earlier than the scheduled expiration date.

Supplemental Information

Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community. 

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at Sonoma State, please visit:

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to The ADA Coordinator is also available ( to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

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