Health Services Coordinator (Full-time, Temporary, Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

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Health Services Coordinator (Full-time, Temporary, Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Position)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014181F
Department: DSPS/Health Services CAÑ (DEPT)
Location: Cañada College
Position Number: TBD
Percentage of Full Time: The work year is 175 days (10 month of service).
FLSA: Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Months per Year: 10
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Note: The District will make every attempt to at least match the salary at your current employer.
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Position Type: Faculty Positions

Who We Are:
Cañada College seeks a full-time, temporary, non-tenure track faculty member in Health Services. The College provides students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders.

The Coordinator assists in the planning, coordination, and implementation of Health Center services such as, but, not limited to, direct patient care, outreach events, and activities that support health care access for students and the academic community. In collaboration with campus partners, the Coordinator provides health care services to students and qualifying faculty. The Coordinator performs highly complex professional health care work in reviewing difficult individual/group/organizational problems, developing and recommending courses of action, and implementing proposed solutions. In addition, the Coordinator will ensure the clinic and staff are in compliance with College, state and federal regulations/laws/guidelines.

The ideal candidate will share the College’s commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. The San Mateo County Community College District currently enrolls roughly 23,000 students, the majority of whom are from minoritized populations. The College, which is a part of the San Mateo County Community College District was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution in approximately 2000. Of the students at Cañada College, 3.0% are African-American, 0.1% are American Indian, 11.1% are Asian, 3.7% are Filipino, 36.8% are Latinx, 1.4% are Pacific Islander, 25.8% are White, and 15.1% are Multi-Ethnic. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual ready to collaborate with staff, faculty and administrators who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” (See:

The College seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve.

The College and the District:

Who We Want:

The Position:

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Assures equitable, accessible, quality medical services for students. Provides direct patient care services as needed

2. Ensures that all services rendered are in compliance with governing regulatory agencies

3. Provides appropriate staffing that reflects the needs of the College (i.e.: coordinates staff and schedules, hires additional staff if necessary)

4. Monitors and takes appropriate measures surrounding budget and supply utilization

5. Treats illnesses and injuries of students, including documentation and providing emergency medical attention as appropriate

6. Trains and supervises staff

7. Assures biomedical waste, medications, equipment, and inventory are serviceable, stored appropriately ,and disposed of according to procedures and regulations

8. Maintains documentation per College, state, and federal guidelines. (this includes, but is not limited to: treatment record and logs, immunization records)

9. Participates in meetings as needed

10. Maintains professional standing and continuing education opportunities for self and staff

11. Performs clerical duties, including typing reports, correspondence, forms, notices, and referrals

12. Researches and compiles statistical, narrative, financial, demographic and other data to track and implement necessary program review

13. Ensures alignment of health care goals and mission with the College’s Educational Master Plan

Minimum Qualifications:
• Possession of a Master’s degree or above in nursing and a California Public Health Nurse certificate OR Bachelor’s degree in nursing, a California Public Health Nurse certificate, and a Master’s degree or above in health education, sociology, psychology, counseling, health care administration, public health or community health OR the equivalent

NOTE: Other health services personnel shall not be subject to statewide minimum qualifications; however, all personnel shall possess appropriate valid, current licensure or certification to practice in California when required by law. Ancillary personnel shall work under appropriate supervision when required by their license laws.

• Current CPR certification• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

Physical Requirements:

Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:
For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:

Degree Equivalence

The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.

Academic Background Equivalence

Related to disciplines in which a Master’s Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:

i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree, and

ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.

Professional Achievement Equivalence

The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the community at large.

2. Recent work experience in acute care, student health, emergency care, public health, and/or health education.

3. Skill in coordinating multiple health services, and multi-task, especially in emergency situations.

4. Understanding of and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college.

5. Experience in directing the work of others and in providing positive problem solving skills.

6. Ability to adapt to the demands of an ever-changing environment.

7. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds.

8. Knowledgeable of and skillful in working under federal, state, and local regulations, policies and procedures.

9. Proficient in the use of computers, and applicable software and databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits include a choice of medical plans, dental coverage, vision care, sick leave, salary continuance insurance, and an optional tax-deferred flexible benefit plan. Coverage is offered for employees and all eligible dependents. Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Employees may also be eligible for various first-time homebuyer programs.

Open Date: 04/10/2018
First Review Date: 04/24/2018
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:
Required Application Materials All applicants are required to submit: 1. A completed online District application form (go to to complete the application and to apply for this position). 2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience. 3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted) Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview. 4. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicant’s cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration or demonstrate other job-related skills.

Conditions of Employment:
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)

Foreign Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs in order for it to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by a U.S.-based credentials evaluation service. The District currently accepts evaluations from agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.

5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement:
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.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report:
San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2017 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2017 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2017 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2017 Annual Security Report is now available at You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 6/15/2018
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