Government/OGA (1204)-Civic Engagement Coordinator

6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA Req #589
Friday, December 1, 2023

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: The Civic Engagement Coordinator shall organize Governmental Affairs participation in campus outreach to promote voter education and registration; publicize Governmental Affairs activities through social media; and plan events to activate student engagement and interest in advocacy.  



  • Manage voter registration and information efforts. This includes scheduling and training volunteers, securing appropriate supplies and equipment, and maintaining accurate records. Coordinate with Residential Life and the County’s Registrar Office the placement of a polling booth on campus for local, state and federal elections.
  • Coordinate club, organization, and classroom presentations to educate students on issues affecting higher education and recruit new Governmental Affairs Policy Committee (Lobby Corps) members.
  • Coordinate visits of community leaders, including but not limited to state legislators and city council members to the campus in conjunction with the Legislative Affairs Coordinator and Sacramento State Office of Public Affairs and Advocacy to discuss issues in higher education and publicize Sac State.
  • Coordinate Office of Governmental Affairs (OGA) events, forums, etc., and organize participation in campus/community events.
  • Plan the opening reception to the annual California Higher Education Student Summit in collaboration with ASI Executive & Board Associate and university staff to be held on campus.
  • Coordinate & chair the City Ambassadors committee. This includes scheduling committee meetings, drafting agendas, securing room reservations with assistance of fulltime staff and maintaining accurate records.
  • Use social media platforms and the OGA web page to promote Office of Governmental Affairs and its related activities.
  • Other duties may be assigned.




  • 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 follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse student population
  • Inter-personal skills



  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at Sacramento State; maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA overall (for Student Assistant incumbents)
  • Proven strong organizational skills
  • Basic Knowledge of PC windows-based personal computers - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Experience with event and/or project planning



  • Knowledge of higher education issues at the state and national level
  • Previous experience organizing volunteers
  • Previous public speaking experience
  • Experience with event and/or project planning
  • Experience in booking spaces

I work. I learn. I play. I am ASI



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. 




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

  • Job Family Student Services
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.97
Location on Google Maps
  • 6000 J St, Sacramento, CA 95819, USA