Women's Resource Center Assistant Coordinator

Location
97280
Posted
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Women's Resource Center Assistant Coordinator

Portland Community College


Requisition Number: 09097

Location: Cascade Campus

Address: 705 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR

Hours of Work: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Position Status: Academic Professional; Level 3; Full-time; Exempt

Starting Salary Range: 2016/2017 Salary Range: $42,429/yr to $73,568/yr. (see "Additional Posting Information" section for details)

Job Close Date:

Job Summary:
This position assists the Women's Resource Center Coordinator in planning, implementing and supporting programs sponsored by the Women's Resource Center. These include but are not limited to Project Independence (a scholarship funded transitions program designed to support students facing barriers to college), Women's Leadership and the Black Women's Empowerment League. The incumbent assists with recruitment and intake, and provides ongoing case management to program participants who continue their education. The incumbent may also develop and deliver classroom instruction to Project Independence. The position requires the incumbent to become a privileged and confidential advocate through completing a 40 hour Title IX training.

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Auto and Home Insurance. Retirement and tax deferred 403B plans.

Paid Leave:
13.33 hours of Vacation leave per month
1 day of Sick Leave per month
11 Holidays
3 additional Personal Leave days per year

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Responsibilities/Duties:
Responsibilities/Duties:
- Assists Coordinator in carrying out the day-to-day activities in the Women's Resource Center; assists with providing retention strategies for program participants who enroll in regular coursework following completion Project Independence.
- Provides confidential and privileged support and advocacy for students with Title IX reports.
- Provides support for students facing personal situations that may impact school performance, and crisis intervention.
- Works collaboratively with career/technical program faculty and department chairs to bring career information to program participants.
- Assists program coordinator with the Project Independence orientations and individual intake interview.
- May develop and deliver classroom instruction to Project Independence.
- May work with Coordinator to develop and implement an outreach communication strategy including print, electronic and website content development.
- With Coordinator, develops opportunities for peer mentoring.
- Provides students with information about campus and community resources.
- Works with community partners to increase available resources for students facing sexual violence, interpersonal violence or stalking.
- Works closely with Counseling staff, student services areas, and faculty to implement student success initiatives that help to retain program participants.
- Assists Coordinator with the development and facilitation of student success workshops and other programs and events sponsored by the Women's Resource Center.
- Assists in hiring, training and supervising WRC student leaders. Assists WRC board in planning and implementation of programs and projects.
- May assist the Coordinator with the preparation of annual reports detailing program successes and challenges; and with identifying funding sources for the program.
- Provides one-to-one assistance with financial aid and scholarship applications.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
In the online application's Education/Employment History sections, include jobs, duties, and dates that support all of the following qualifications. The information on the resume/cover letter will not substitute for the completed application.

Bachelor's degree in student development, psychology, social work, social science or related field is required (relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis).

Experience working with at-risk women in the development of life and career goals. Experience assessing student needs and coordinating educational and community based services. Demonstrated background of working with diverse populations is required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:
- Women's issues and developmental needs;
- Understanding the role of the community college in assisting women to become economically self-sufficient;
- Understanding the scope and nature of the barriers faced by returning women students.

Skill in:
- Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity to the needs of returning adult women;

Ability to:
- Work with students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds;
- Defuse emotional or tense situations and offer viable solutions;
- Effectively communicate in oral and written form;
- Work as a team player with faculty and other student services staff;
- Solve problems and think critically.

Special/Preferred Qualifications:
Special/Preferred Qualifications
Candidates that have a Master's degree in student development, psychology, social work, social science, counseling or other related field may be allowed to teach Career Guidance courses.

Experience working with post-secondary students.

Experience providing resources and delivering services that support the academic success of students of all genders.

Experience planning and implementing a student leadership program.

Experience providing support to survivors of sexual violence, interpersonal violence and gender based discrimination.

Experience balancing competing demands in a rapidly changing environment.

Additional Posting Information:
Additional Posting Information:

- Initial salary placement will normally be at Step 1. Advanced initial salary placement for directly relevant professional, business or industrial experience may be applied for new Academic Professionals.

To apply for this position you must submit:
1. Completed responses to the Required Questions from the Committee - scroll down to see "Required Questions" below - (Attach document)*
2. Completed online application
3. Cover Letter (attach document)*
4. Current Resume (attach document)*


* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.

- Upon hire candidate will be required to supply official copies of transcripts for all degrees earned.

- Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

- This position is included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Federation of Faculty/Academic Professional Employees. Employment in this position will require, as a condition of employment, payment of monthly union dues or a monthly fair share fee in lieu of dues through automatic payroll deduction.

- Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

- As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Documents that must be associated with this posting:
Resume
Cover Letter
Responses to Required Questions

Documents which can be associated with this posting:


Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: jobs.pcc.edu

As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.




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