Program Services Coordinator - NOVA Career Services (Temporary)

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San Mateo County Community College District

Program Services Coordinator - NOVA Career Services (Temporary)

Posting Number: 2014529S

Department: SparkPointCenter SKY (DEPT)

Location: Skyline College

Position Number: TBD

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: other

Salary Range: $24.05 per hour - $30.67 per hour

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.

This position involves the planning and implementation of NOVA career services to Skyline College students and members of the community. The NOVA service model will be implemented as a part of SparkPoint and Career Services at Skyline College, within the Counseling Division. Under direction, the employee assists in planning and coordinating the implementation of services such as NOVA program orientations, recruitment strategies, career workshops, job skills assessments, grant compliance, reporting, counselor scheduling, and other support for current and potential program participants, which will result in high levels of connection to training options and employment in long-term careers. Public contact is extensive and can include students, staff, other educational institutions, community members, 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. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in public relations and in employee time; however, management controls limit the risk of more serious consequences. The Program Services Coordinator can lead the work of student assistants, proctors, and other staff as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sociology, human resources or a closely related field
• Successful work experience of increasing responsibility in social services, human resources 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 academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
• Experience with program planning, implementation and evaluation
• Experience leading the work of others
• Experience with researching, formatting, assessing and preparing data for reports and other materials
• Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, including public speaking
• Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to track and monitor data, compose and prepare correspondence, memoranda and other information.

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. Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations governing employment and training programs, including procurement procedures, financial requirements, eligibility, program implementation, and evaluation
4. Knowledge of local labor market relative to identifying employment opportunities
5. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
6. Skill in written communication
7. Skill in short- and long-range program and event planning, program and event implementation, coordination and evaluation
8. Skill in interviewing, assessment, and evaluation
9. Skill in respectful, tactful and sensitive interactions with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
10. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and efficient working relationships
11. Skill in research, compiling and formatting a variety of data for reports
12. Skill in using a variety of computer software to compose, format and prepare correspondence, memoranda, publicity and other printed materials
13. Ability to work effectively as part of a customer-service team

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this position, benefits are not included.

First Review Date: 01/25/2018

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: 12/13/2017
Application Due: 3/21/2018
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