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Director, Student Engagement and Outreach

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA Req #278
Thursday, February 27, 2020

SEO’s purpose is to provide holistic student-centered programs and services that
enhance student life and create lasting memories through community engagement,
connection building, and creative exploration.

When applying:

A cover letter and resume are required. You are only able to upload one file- please make sure to include both documents in a single file.

No relocation package. Pay is commensurate with experience. 
Exceptional Benefits Package

ASI has an amazing opportunity for a Director of Student Engagement and Outreach.

The Director of Student Engagement and Outreach is responsible for the overall administration and operational oversight of all programs and services in the SEO department. The Director provides leadership and direction to the following areas: KSSU Student Run Radio, A-Team Event Planning, the Safe Rides Program, the ASI Food Pantry, the Hot Spot Engagement Center, and ASI Promotions and Outreach. The Director is responsible for program development, staffing, budgeting, and creating policies and procedures, assumes full responsibility for the leadership of the department, and supports, communicates and consistently implements ASI policies and procedures.


  • Ensure the Student Engagement and Outreach programs offer quality services that meet the needs of a diverse student population. Provide programmatic oversight by developing and implementing policies and procedures and regularly meeting with the Associate Director and other department staff as needed.

  • Work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse range of campus constituencies to serve a diverse student population.

  • Maintain working relationships with students, staff and university administrators.

  • Directly supervise the Associate Director of Student Engagement and Outreach, with indirect supervision of the A-Team event and outreach staff.

  • Oversee the operation of the ASI Food Pantry, inclusive of directly supervising the Food Pantry Coordinator and indirectly supervising any part-time student assistants, managing donor relations, grant writing, co-chairing the Food Pantry advisory council, overseeing that health regulations and campus protocols are followed, and reporting statistics.

  • Directly supervise the Student Services Coordinator, with indirect supervision of KSSU Radio core staff and Safe Rides program.

  • Ensure ASI’s compliance as it relates to copyright infringement and royalty sharing with outside producers and distributors. Seek legal counsel when necessary.

  • Support and enhance the educational and leadership development of Student Engagement and Outreach staff by developing, coordinating and implementing student leadership experiences and training. Organize and facilitate collaboration between ASI student staff and University student service programs and activities.

  • Oversee the planning and implementation of the annual ASI student employee awards.

  • Develop, manage, and evaluate the annual department budget. This includes preparation of future budgets, monitoring and evaluating the current budget, meeting established deadlines, and advising management of budget related issues.

  • Participate as a member of ASI’s management team advising and providing input to the Executive Director regarding organizational issues such as long-term planning, policies and procedures, and finance matters.

  • Represent Associated Students, Inc., on various Committees, particularly those related to basic needs, wellness, campus/student life, student involvement and leadership development.

  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations related to OSHA and ASI IIPP standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Leading the Department: Manages and supports organizational transformation; aligns department initiatives with ASI’s mission and vision.

  • Leading Self: Adheres to the highest standards of ethics, is open to new ideas and approaches; and exhibits leadership behaviors.

  • Leading Others: Manages effective teams and work groups effectively; builds and maintains relationships.

  • Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication. Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with staff, employees and public.

  • Flexible/Adaptable: Maintains effectiveness in varying work environments where circumstances and priorities are changing.

  • Resilient: Maintains high performance and composure under pressure, opposition or criticism.

  • Creativity/Innovation: Encourages new ideas and innovations in programming; questions conventional approaches.

  • Financial Management: Prepares, justifies and administers the program budget. Monitors expenditures and uses cost- benefit thinking to set department priorities.

  • Policies, Process and Procedures: Acts in accordance with established guidelines; communicates and enforces Associated Students Inc. policies and procedures.

  • Partnership: Works effectively and collaboratively with campus constituencies to serve a diverse customer population.

  • Customer-Focused: proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of service.

  • Problem-Solver: Demonstrates broad ways to analyze and handle complex problems and situations.

  • Cooperation: Works effectively with others in order to achieve a shared goal; follows instructions


  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university

  • At least one-year experience as an assistant director or higher, or equivalent experience

  • Two years supervisor experience including staff recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation

  • Experience in budget planning and implementation

  • Experience in student leadership development

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree preferred 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to fingers, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; must be able to climb, kneel, squat, reach overhead.

Associated Student Inc. provide generous benefits package to eligible ASI Full-Time Staff:

  • Medical: 100% Employer paid Kaiser HMO or Sutter Health Plus HMO medical plans for employees to choose from. A generous employer contribution towards employee plus family (includes vision) {Small employee contribution for dependent coverage. Coverage begins on the first of the month following the date of hire}
  • Dental: Employer paid dental for employee plus family
  • Retirement Benefits: eligible employees receive generous ASI retirement contribution after 12 months of service subject to the terms of the retirement plan
  • Life Insurance: Employer paid $50,000 Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment for eligible employees
  • Long Term Disability - employer paid Long-term Disability Insurance for full-time employees
  • Flexible Spending Plan, Medical Reimbursement & Dependent care
  • Vacation – eligible employees start to accrue vacation following date of hire (increases with years of service)
  • CA Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays -Up to 13 holidays per fiscal year
  • Paid Personal Holiday - 24 hours per year for full-time and 12 hours for part-time regular employees
  • Tuition reimbursement – up to 6 units per semester
  • Parental Leave Pay 4 weeks of paid leave for full-time employees on FMLA baby bonding leave subject to the terms of Parental Leave Pay policy
  • Childcare - access to on-site childcare at the ASI employee rate
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Discounts at other ASI programs
  • Annual staff events, employee recognition, and other activities

I work. I learn. I play. I am ASI


Depending on the position for which you apply for, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily after you are offered a position with Associated Students, Inc. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students, Inc. employees who apply for the position.


Associated Students is a nonprofit corporation and an auxiliary organization of California State University, Sacramento providing a wide range of programs and services to the students of CSUS.  Therefore, ASI employees are not state employees.



Associated Student Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.


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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date Friday, May 1, 2020
  • 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA