Career Education Pathways Coordinator

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Career Education Pathways Coordinator

MiraCosta College

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Discipline or Department: Career & Technical Education

Position Type: Staff/Classified

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Starting $5,879.50 per month

Working Hours: One regular, full-time, grant funded position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year on the Oceanside campus. This position is currently funded through December 2021. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding (grant is anticipated to be renewed) and satisfactory performance in accordance with district standards. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:

1. Application for classified employment on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how you meet the desirable qualifications and the representative duties.

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated above. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the additional question(s) listed below. Your answers will appear toward the bottom of the application form.

- MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your own commitment to diversity and how you will meet the minimum qualifications of "sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students."

The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to three to four weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and 4) fingerprint clearance.

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five days prior to the closing date.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for these positions.

Basic Function and Other Details:
Under the direction of the Associate Dean, Career Education, plan, organize, and coordinate student pathways in career education from high schools to community college and from non-credit education to credit programs. Provide specialized information, assistance and support to the District, faculty, students, parents, local school districts and community partners on career education pathways, including articulation process and dual enrollment. Coordinate all aspects of the pathways work under the CTE Transitions, and the Perkins Title I-C grants.

Representative Duties:
(E = essential job function)

1. In coordination with the School of Career Education and local K-12 partner institutions, identify and map K-14 career education pathways, certificates and degrees, work-based learning, transfer opportunities, labor market information, and industry certifications, as well as aspirational or in-progress curriculum and other pathway elements.(E)

2. Manage high school articulation agreements with K-12 and community college faculty for the awarding of articulated credit for high school students. Develop new and maintain existing secondary to post-secondary multiyear sequencing of courses through documented pathways. (E)

3. Build partnerships with K-12 administrators, committees, advisory and work groups to advise and promote Career Education program goals. Act as liaison between secondary school district and MiraCosta College faculty for the purpose of the development of K-12 to postsecondary pathways. Collaborate with other CTE Transitions program staff in the region to partner on pathways. (E)

4. Work with credit and noncredit faculty to identify opportunities for dual enrollment in Career Education. In coordination with other dual enrollment efforts on campus, facilitate implementation of the Career Education dual enrollment initiatives.

5. Collaborate with student services on inclusion and/or development of critical student support services necessary for high school to college transitions and career and college readiness. Facilitate career education awareness activities for adult education students.

6. Promote K-14 Career Education pathways that are high-wage and high-demand. Prepare and disseminate informational and promotional articles and materials related to pathways using a variety of outlets, including social media. Ensure up-to-date information on the web and all marketing outlets. (E)

7. Schedule, organize and conduct events and workshops for students and parents at school districts, Community-Based Organizations (CBO), or on college campus promoting Career Education pathways and raising awareness about available early credit options. (E)

8. Collaborate with MiraCosta College Career Center to develop, organize and provide work-based learning opportunities in Career Education fields for high school students. (E)

9. Coordinate with registrars and admissions and records to ensure the efficiency of workflow processes specific to Credit by Examination (CBE) efforts, articulations, and dual enrollment across departments. (E)

10. Serve as primary contact for K-12 CTE consortia members and CBOs. Provide information and explain policies and procedures regarding programs relating to the college, CTE Transitions, applicable grants and their rules and regulations.

11. Coordinate all activities related to the CTE Transitions grant, track progress, manage budgets and prepare grant reporting. Support the goals of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education grant and the Strong Workforce Program by building pathways that are relevant to the outcomes targeted by these programs. (E)

12. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, prepare program reports; compile and report outcomes of activities; demographic and other data regarding services provided and populations served.

13. Perform related duties as assigned.

Type of Benefits:
A full benefit package which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; other optional coverages; and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

Minimum Qualifications:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree or the equivalent.
(To view MiraCosta College's equivalency guidelines for classified positions go to d_Positions.pdf.)

2. Two years of related work experience.
(IMPORTANT: For work experience, one "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours)

Desirable Qualifications:
1. Experience in K-12 2. Experience as a high school counselor 3. Experience with Career Pathways

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Closing Date: 5-11-2018

First Screening Date:

Human Resources Contact Information:
[email protected] or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton.

MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.

The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving approximately 10,500 students, is located on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, and attracts more than 3,000 students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 2,500 students in the college's noncredit programs including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes. The Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of the college’s Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs, as well as certificate programs to train skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the TCI provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), also located at the TCI, provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.





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Posted: 4/16/2018
Application Due: 5/14/2018
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