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Government CSSA Liaison

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA Req #284
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Student Government’s purpose is to lead the Sacramento State community in serving the diverse needs of Sacramento State students by promoting leadership development, shared governance, relationship building, community betterment, and lifelong personal and professional growth.

SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Executive & Board Associate, the California State Student Association (CSSA) Liaison is responsible for participating in monthly plenary meetings of the CSSA Board of Directors as the ASI Board of Directors’ representative. The CSSA Liaison is responsible for keeping the Board of Directors informed about higher education issues at the local, State and national level, most specifically those put before the CSSA Board of Directors.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend monthly CSSA Plenary Meetings to support the ASI President; serves as the voting representative in the President’s absence.

  • Attend the annual board planning retreat and bi-weekly Regular Board meetings during the fall and spring Semesters, and as available to attend working board meetings.

  • Report verbally or in writing to the Board regarding higher education issues under consideration by the CSSA Board.

  • Work in coordination with the OGA Legislative Affairs Coordinator to represent the ASI Board of Directors’ position on bills affecting higher education at the State Capitol.

  • Under the direction of the Board of Directors, may develop action plans to respond to campaigns, legislation, or other pertinent items. This may involve organizing rallies, informational meetings, presentations or other special events.

  • Assist the Legislative Affairs Coordinator in organizing and implementing lobby training for the students of Sacramento State.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff, employees and public

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse student population

  • Self-motivated and comfortable taking initiative

  • Ability to manage project and/or event planning

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Expected to use independent judgement regarding accomplishing work assignments.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of higher education issues at the state and national level

  • Ability to travel for monthly meetings which are held on weekends throughout the academic year

  • Currently enrolled Sac State student

  • Ability to secure reliable transportation in order to attend meetings off of the Sacramento State campus

  • Proven strong organizational skills

  • Basic Knowledge of PC windows-based personal computers - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Ability to work outside of typical working hours


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with event and/or project planning

  • Previous public speaking experience

  • Knowledge of the State legislative process


I work. I learn. I play. I am ASI

 

BACKGROUND CHECK

Depending on the position a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily after the candidate is 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.  www.asi.csus.edu 

 

EEO

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 Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $13.25
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, July 1, 2020
  • 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA