Program Services Coordinator (Funded by the Zero Textbook Cost Grant)

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Program Services Coordinator (Funded by the Zero Textbook Cost Grant)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014535S

Department: Academic Support & LT SKY (DEPT)

Location: Skyline College

Position Number: TBD

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.

This is paraprofessional work at the action level involved in supporting student services for the Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Grant in the Academic Support & Learning Technologies and Science, Math, and Technology divisions. Under direction, the employee assists in the planning, coordination, and support of the day-to-day operations of the assigned grant to facilitate awareness and adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) within Skyline College. The employee will also assist with other administrative support needs within the department (s). Public contact is essential 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, and to serve as a technical resource. 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.

This is a temporary position funded by the Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) 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 along with experience applicable to requirements of this position
• Successful experience of increasing responsibility in education, 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 with training and leading the work of others
• Experience with researching, formatting, assessing and preparing data for reports and other materials
• Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to track and monitor data
• Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, including public speaking
• Demonstrated skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads and working both independently as well as part of a customer service team
• Familiarity with issues in open education, open textbooks, open access, copyright, and intellectual property
• Experience working in an academic library

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. Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including excellent presentation skills
4. Skill in short- and long-range program and event planning; program and event implementation, coordination, and evaluation
5. Skill in respectful, tactful and sensitive interaction with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds
6. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and efficient working relationships
7. Skill in research, compiling, and formatting a variety of data for reports
8. Skill in using a variety of computer software to compose, format and prepare correspondence, memoranda, publicity and other printed materials
9. Strong computer skills for communication, scheduling, tracking and reporting, including ability to use MS Office Suite, Windows OS, and other programs
10. Knowledge of budget preparation and monitoring
11. Knowledge of copyright, permissions, and appropriate attribution of CC Licensed materials
12. Demonstrated ability and knowledge regarding the identification, curation, licensing, and best practices associated with the adoption of Open Educational Resources for teaching and learning
13. Ability to work as part of a multi-functional team in a self-directed way
14. Strong attention to detail and accurate output
15. Ability to work effectively as part of a customer-service team
16. Ability to use and adapt to a range of technologies and information in a variety of formats

Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program • Preferred work background in state and federal grant programs management • Training or experience in Instructional Design principles, particularly backwards design • Prior experience as an instructor and/or instructional librarian • Project management experience • Experience with web-based publishing, presentation tools, and various media types • Experience with learning management systems • Experience with the evaluation of textbooks • Ability to incorporate open pedagogy into educational environments

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: 02/20/2018

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: 12/19/2017
Application Due: 3/28/2018
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