Community and Educational Partnership Liaison

Pleasant Hill, California
$4,923 per month (1st step)
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Diablo Valley College


Community and Educational Partnership Liaison

Job Number: 0000976

Salary: $4,923 per month (1st step)

Deadline: 05/30/2017


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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.


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


It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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