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CalFresh Healthy Living Student Assistant

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Department: Office of the Dean of Students
Work type: Student Assistant
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Excluded

    • Position Summary
    • One temporary hourly-intermittent student assistant positions in Basic Needs CalFresh Healthy Living Program.

    • Days/Hours
    • Availability to work during the 8:00am - 4:00pm in summer and 8:30am - 5:00pm during fall. Some evening and weekend hours.
    • Start Date
    • Position available on or after July 1, 2024 and ending on or before May 31, 2025. Possibility of reappointment based on budget, department needs, and job performance.

    • Job Description/Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Prepare and deliver both single session and series-based sessions to Stan State students in a virtual and/or face-to-face format (e.g. Building a Healthy Plate, Shopping on a Budget, reading a Food Label, Rethink your Drink, and Planning Healthy Meals) using approval curricula.
      • Engage with students through social media platforms (Instagram (IG)) via posts, videos, reels, stories, etc.
      • Use design software (e.g.Canva) to create promotional content surrounding classes and indirect education materials.
      • Record, edit, and post recipe videos that involve student-friendly recipes from
      • Create Harvest of the Month posts that involve the nutrient profile of seasonal produce, as well as a recipe from that features the seasonal produce
      • Collaborate with Basic Needs through IG live sessions, to showcase how CalFresh benefits can be used after becoming approved.
      • Form cross campus partnerships to promote and recruit participants (with a focus on students with limited resources) for classes.
      • Keep records of class attendance, Instagram content, and CFHL data in Word/Excel spreadsheet.
      • Attend weekly meetings with CFHL Coordinator, and brainstorm ideas surrounding policy, systems, and environmental changes that support healthy food availability
      • Attend monthly CFHL collaborative meetings to provide updates on CFHL at Stan State.
      • Assist with training of volunteers.
      • Collects and maintains documents, information, and records for submission to supervisor
      • Support the campus by providing feedback on the climate of healthy behavior, including the most pressing concerns they are seeing/experiencing in interactions.
      • Assist with CFHL programming and awareness through virtual or in-person tabling and outreach events
      • Knowledgeable of and ability to use independent judgement to refer students to additional campus resources. Refer students to Basic Needs Coordinators or Care Manager for additional resources as needed.
      • Attend meetings with Basic Needs team as needed.
      • Provide regular updates to supervisor(s).

      Other duties as assigned.

    • Qualifications

    • Preferred Qualifications:
      • Demonstrates excellent customer service and passion to help and support students.
      • Demonstrates the ability to work well in a team or individually.
      • Demonstrates good judgement when handling sensitive and/or confidential materials.
      • Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality, promptness, and attendance.
      • Demonstrates the ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
      • Demonstrates ability to accurately complete work in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
      • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Demonstrates dependability and able to follow-through on assignments.
      • Demonstrates familiarity with Canva, Adobe, Word, and PowerPoint.
      • Demonstrates the ability to work with a diverse population.
      • Demonstrates experience working with or awareness of college students who have experienced food insecurity and/ or financial hardships or emergencies.
      • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, maintained during employment; must be making progress towards degree.
      • Demonstrates the availability to work during the hours of 8:30 - 5:30. Some evening and weekend hours.

      Required Qualifications:
      • Availability to travel to Turlock and Stockton campuses.
      • Undergraduate students must be registered/enrolled in a minimum of six (6) Fall/Spring units.
      • Post-baccalaureate students in a graduate program must be registered in a minimum of four (4) Fall/Spring units.
    • Special Conditions

    • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
    • Salary Range

    • $16.00 per hour 

    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
    • Additional Information
    • Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at 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 Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. 

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.

      Exceptions to minimum eligibility qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the University



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