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Director, Executive Fellows Program

Job No: 533594...
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Working Title: Director, Executive Fellows Program

Classification Title: Administrator II

Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline: Sunday, March 17th @ 11:55pm PST (Posting will remain open until filled)

Position Summary

The Director will lead the Executive Fellows Program, managing and overseeing all aspects of the selection process, the hiring process, recruitment of executive branch placement offices, maintaining a positive working relationship with the executive branch and mentoring, training and supervision of the executive fellows. They will also assist with the recruitment process and support various programs and projects at the Center for California Studies.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime compensation)

Anticipated Hiring Range: $7,500 per month- $10,000 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,583 per month - $14,713 per month

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Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Regular (At-Will)

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Department Information

A Gateway to Public Service & Leadership

The Center for California Studies is based at Sacramento State - the "Capital Campus" of the California State University.

Being located in California's capital strategically positions the Center to be the link between the University and the three branches of California's government, think tanks, other universities, and outside partnerships involved with public service in California. This, paired with our extensive research, academic programming, and position as part of the country's largest public university system makes us uniquely equipped to fulfill our mission to bridge academia and government in the service of strengthening California's democracy.


Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
• Five or more years recent or direct experience working with or in government.
• Formal supervisory or management experience, including the hiring process.
• Experience in mentoring, advising and/or teaching interns and/or students.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Superior written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated skills in the following areas: organization, collaboration, project management, interpersonal, problem-solving and data analysis.
• Strategic planning and leadership skills, including the ability to lead and inspire others and the ability to cultivate partnerships with outside entities.
• Demonstrated knowledge of California state government and its structure, processes and actors.
• An understanding and appreciation of California's demographic, economic, geographic and/or political diversity.
• Demonstrated ability to recruit, retain and cultivate a workforce that is representative of California's demographic, racial/ethnic, economic, geographic and political diversity.

Ability to pass background check

Preferred Qualifications
• Recent and direct experience working in the executive branch of state government.
• Graduate degree in a field related to public policy, public sector management, non-profit management or education.
• Demonstrated ability to work successfully with different organizational cultures and institutions.
Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter, and diversity statement.

Diversity Statement: Sac State holds diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in its core values. Please share how you would implement DEI in this position and how these values have impacted your past work experiences. (500 words or less)

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 https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/human-resources/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html.

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 https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/human-resources/learning-development/csu-learn.html.

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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.

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.

Advertised: February 23, 2024 (3:45 PM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/533594/director-executive-fellows-program

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