Community and Educational Partnership Liaison (Diablo Valley College)

Pleasant Hill, CA
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Definition

To serve as liaison between the college and various public agencies, businesses, groups, and individuals in the development of community/educational partnerships; to assess, develop, and implement strategies for partnerships between the community and the college; to assist in the oversight, coordination, and operation of neighborhood college sites; and to perform duties as required.

Position Title
Community and Educational Partnership Liaison (Diablo Valley College)

Diablo Valley College

Posting Number

$4,923 per month (1st step)

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to: Represent the college to a wide variety of agencies, groups, and individuals seeking to develop community/educational partnerships as a bridge for their employees/prospective students to further their education. Assess needs; develop, implement, and evaluate strategies for partnerships with public and private secondary schools, institutions of higher education, and community organizations. Participate in the oversight, coordination, and operation of the neighborhood college sites and in the development of new course ideas. Research and interpret policies and procedures related to the development and implementation of educational partnerships; participate in designing, communicating, and implementing procedures. Serve as a leader in team building, problem solving, and communication processes within the college setting and when representing the college to external groups to develop partnerships. Organize and direct college departmental work teams to recruit potential students and promote college programs and services. Assist in reviewing and prioritizing financial resources for use in outreach activities. Develop strategies and implement a recruitment plan that identifies and encourages target populations to enroll in college programs and courses; assist faculty and staff in outreach efforts. Promote college programs through participation at school college nights, community meetings, and other outreach events. Design and implement programs and workshops to address concerns and needs of students. Make presentations to businesses and industries as part of community outreach and recruitment for various college programs. Pursue resource development through partnerships, grants, and other appropriate means. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or public relations. Training: Two years of related experience developing, implementing, promoting, and evaluating programs and services, preferably in a college setting. License: Possession of, and ability to maintain, an appropriate valid California driver's license and a good driving record.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
College outreach and recruitment program goals and objectives; special needs and concerns of target populations. Standards, programs, and services related to admissions, financial aid, matriculation, and counseling. Diverse communities, groups, and agencies within the District's geographic boundaries including local businesses and industry. Effective outreach and recruitment methods for use with diverse groups and the general community. Principles and techniques of supervision. Data analysis and report preparation. Budget preparation. Program record keeping practices and requirements. Team building and problem solving techniques.

Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Coordinate and monitor a variety of programs and activities at outreach sites. Work effectively with diverse business and community groups and individuals. Design and implement outreach and recruitment; evaluate programs for effectiveness. Gather and compile data and statistical information; prepare written and statistical reports and charts. Use and operate computers, word processing and database software. Prepare and monitor annual budgets; prepare and maintain accurate records and files. Prioritize work to meet deadlines; manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Deliver oral presentations to business and community groups and students with effectiveness. Provide technical and functional supervision to others; assign work; review for accuracy and timeliness. Operate and use modern office machines including a computer, video terminal, and peripheral equipment, a facsimile machine, and a telephone. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties. Lead teams and develop effective solutions.

Desirable Qualifications
• Experience developing community and industry partnerships that support student job development needs
• Knowledge of community college work experience programs
• Experience developing programs in partnership within education, community-based organizations and the workforce development board
• Experience using data such as labor market data, tracking student performance, following up with industry partners and students once they leave the college
• Knowledge of educational policies and procedures related to student success outcomes
• Ability to communicate effectively and work well in a team-based environment
• Experience with project development, program marketing, community outreach and presentation development and facilitation
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including faculty, students, community-based organizations, high schools, workforce development board and industry partners

Special Instructions to Applicants
The two Community and Education Partnership Liaison positions will serve as Work-based Learning Coordinators for Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at Diablo Valley College. As part of the Workforce Development team, one of the Work-based Learning Coordinators will coordinate the Work Experience program including recruiting students, managing the enrollment process and coordinate the faculty schedules and payroll. This position will coordinate employer outreach and industry engagement activities that both support CTE faculty and lead to job opportunities for students. The other Work-based Learning Coordinator position will assist faculty in the development and facilitation of their advisory committee meetings and will continuously work to broaden the employer contacts for the college, faculty and the workforce development unit. Collaboration with DVC staff, faculty, the workforce development board, county agencies, community-based organizations and industry partners is a key component of this position. As part of a dedicated team of professionals, the Work-based Learning Coordinator will participate in regional planning and local implementation of best practices to meet the state mandates for the Strong Workforce Program. The placement will be based on relevant experience determined through the application and interview process.

Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $4,923 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $5,997 per month is reached on the salary schedule

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


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