Transition Coordinator (Grant Funded)

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San Mateo County Community College District

Transition Coordinator (Grant Funded)

Posting Number: 2014514S

Department: Academic Support & LT CSM (DEPT)

Location: College of San Mateo

Position Number: 4CC003

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $60,348 (annual) - $77,004 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Reporting to the Dean of Academic Support and Learning Technologies and interacting closely with the Adult-Education College and Career Educational Leadership (ACCEL) Executive Director, Adult School Transition Specialists, and adult education consortia, this position assists with programs and services to support adult education students' transition to community college. Under direction, the Transition Coordinator will work in partnership to implement the requirements outlined in the Adult Education Block Grant for San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD). This position requires extensive interaction with individuals from different cultural and professional backgrounds. The Transition Coordinator will need to maintain robust partnerships with faculty, staff, students, and administrators from both the Adult School and community colleges. A close relationship with the Planning Research and Institutional Effectiveness Office, Assessment Center, Counseling Department, Financial Aid, Learning Center, Admissions and Records, Professional Development, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) and English Learner Services (ESL) Departments are critical. The Coordinator will work with faculty to develop CTE curricular pathways, as well as perform services in collaboration with other college staff in the following areas; student recruitment, orientation, special events, tours, individual, and specialized programs to support current and potential program participants

Public contact is extensive and can include students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, governmental agencies, and the general public for the purpose of exchanging program information and services. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to adequately represent the college and program, to serve as a technical resource person for the program, and to design original program components and services. The Transition Coordinator can lead the work of student assistants, proctors, and other staff as assigned.

This is a temporary position funded by the ACCEL Adult Education Block Grant and may be eliminated once the funding has been exhausted.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in social work, social services, counseling, adult education, education, ESL, communications, or a closely related field
• Successful experience of increasing responsibility in education, social services, or a related area
• Extensive public contact experience that has demonstrated respectful and sensitive communication with people at various levels within an organization who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities
• Experience working with community college students from diverse backgrounds
• Experience with program planning, implementation, and evaluation
• Experience with training and leading the work of others
• Experience with researching, formatting, assessing, and preparing data for reports and other materials
• Experience using a variety of computer software to track and monitor data
• Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, including public speaking
• Demonstrated skill in multi-tasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
• Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of specific program and related college services available to students and other potential participants
2. Knowledge of applicable and available community, business, governmental and educational resources
3. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
4. Skill in written communication
5. Skill in short- and long-range program and event planning, program and event implementation, coordination and evaluation
6. Skill in interviewing, assessment, and evaluation
7. Skill in sensitive, respectful and effective communication with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities
8. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and efficient working relationships
9. Skill in researching, analyzing, comparing, compiling, and formatting a variety of data for reports with attention to detail
10. Skill in use of the Microsoft Office Suite and web-based content management systems
11. Ability to work effectively as part of a customer-service team
12. Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree in social work, social services, counseling, adult education, education, ESL, communications, or a closely related field • College classroom training and teaching experience • Knowledge of the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) legislation, purpose, and requirements • Knowledge of specific program and related college services available to the campus community, students, and other potential participants • Experience in developing CTE pathways and bridge preparation for career academies • Experience in developing stackable credentials for health related fields

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 11/15/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.





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Posted: 11/2/2017
Application Due: 11/2/2018
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