(PROJECT FUNDED POSITION, CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction of assigned supervisor, develop, coordinate, and implement activities to support internship, job placement, and employment opportunities for students enrolled in Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. Incumbent will implement soft skills and job readiness training for CTE students and develop strategic relationships with faculty, internship sites, and agencies. Participate in providing students, staff, and others with specialized information, training, and assistance related to area of assignment; oversee and participate in providing a wide variety of reference and resource information related to assigned function or program area; and perform a full range of the more complex program support and clerical assistance duties in support of assigned program area. Position is project funded; continued employment is contingent upon funding. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Establish and maintain strategic relationships with faculty, job placement/training agencies, internship sites, and businesses to promote program for participant placement; conduct job readiness training workshops for CTE students; research and maintain current job listings and develop resources for students to identify current internship/job openings related to their identified career goal; develop tools to assists students in assessing their job skills for internships and/or job placements; establish and maintain records including student records; maintain complex, interrelated filing systems including confidential files; collect, compile, and record narrative, statistical, and financial data and other information; research and verify information as requested; provide assistance to other student services staff as needed; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of the State Education Code and other legal requirements related to area of assignment; technical aspects of field of specialty; information and research resources available related to areas of assignment; work organization and office management principles and practices; basic research methods and techniques; basic mathematical concepts; principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette; interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy; English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary; oral and written communication skills. ABILITY TO: Perform a full range of technical, program support, administrative, and clerical duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative; understand, interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances; develop recommendations for problematic areas and implement and monitor changes; implement procedures for the day-to-day operations of assigned program areas; coordinate and conduct workshops, seminars, special events, class presentations, and orientations; work independently and meet timelines; screen, interview, and assess needs of students and clients; research, compile, analyze, and interpret data; exercise good judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving confidential, difficult, and sensitive situations; work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person; work effectively with minimal supervision; work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: two years of college with major course work in business administration, behavioral, or social science, or related field; and three years of increasingly responsible experience in job placement or internship development.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Range 24, Steps 1-6, $4,168.00-$5,070.00. Initial placement for external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
WORKING DAYS & HOURS:
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.
STARTING DATE: As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2359. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
FAXED MATERIALS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials on-line:
(1)	Letter of application (cover letter)
(2)	SWC on-line application
(4)	Supplemental questionnaire
(5)	Unofficial copies of college transcripts showing supplemental course work
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.