Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Coordinator

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Sacramento City College


Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Coordinator

Job Posting Number: F00377P

Salary: $49,505 to $82,075 annually. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overloads, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information    Entering annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and experience. Candidates not holding a master's degree may start at a salary lower than posted above.

Closing Date: 07/31/2018


Complete job description and application available online at: https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/8603


Position Summary    

General Responsibilities: 

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: coordination of instructional programs and/or teaching assigned classes, if assigned, under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in their regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance, including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; and fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.


Under the direction of the assigned Student Services Administrator, the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Coordinator coordinates, implements, and oversees daily activities of the EOPS/Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education(CARE)Program/NextUp (Cooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support (CAFYES)). The EOPS Coordinator ensures compliance with a variety of state and federal laws, guidelines, and regulations; develops, monitors, and communicates the program’s goals and objectives; identifies and coordinates appropriate accommodations for students in the program; and provides counseling services, as needed, to students and affiliated programs within EOPS.


The EOPS Coordinator works in unison with the EOPS Classified Staff Supervisor to complete all aspects of the EOPS/CARE/NextUp (CAFYES) Program implementation guidelines as written in the State Chancellor’s Office Program Plan; creates staffing and counseling schedules to meet all mandated counseling contacts and basic office coverage; works to track all student learning and program outcomes; meets program and staff expectations in accordance with Sacramento City College policies and the assigned Student Services Administrator; and monitors and maintains program budgets.


The EOPS Coordinator prepares college, district, and state reports; oversees outreach geared towards the identification and recruitment of EOPS/CARE/NextUp (CAFYES) potentially eligible students enrolled in local feeder high schools, alternative schools, county government services, and other community based arenas; participates in local, regional, and statewide EOPS/CARE/NextUp (CAFYES) meetings and conferences.


The EOPS Coordinator serves as a liaison to the California Community College State Chancellor’s Office on all issues relative to program implementation, oversight and compliance; serves as liaison to campus categorical programs such as California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS), and other categorical programs; works collaboratively with Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA), Puente, Umoja, and other equity programs; and serves as program liaison to instructional departments supporting EOPS instructional cohorts.


The department maintains a focus on:

● Enhancing student equity and the work that is at the heart of the College’s development of Guided Pathways.

● Administering EOPS/CARE/NextUp (CAFYES) Programs for students and other student services programs.

● Leveraging technology to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of processes and other student services operations.

● Building collaborative relationships within and among various Student Services departments, Instruction as well as other constituent groups throughout the College and community.

● Assessing program effectiveness, developing and implementing goals, expediting work flow, managing fiscal resources, and bringing projects to timely and successful completion.

● The advancement of students and equity.

● Staff professional development/training; promoting respect and civility in the workplace and academic community at-large; and thoughtfully planning and facilitating positive organizational change.

● Acknowledging that race, culture, and language play a significant role in the success of our students, and striving to create and nurture culturally competent and linguistically appropriate services for all students.

● Learning and knowledge of student development theory.

● Supporting and promoting Guided Pathways and equity.


Applicants applying to this position may also be interested in applying to the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Coordinator position at American River College, posting #F00378P.


Assignment Responsibilities    

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

● Coordinating with EOPS faculty and staff to provide effective assessment, orientation, counseling, academic/career planning, and educational programs and services to eligible and enrolled EOPS students.

● Organizing individual and group counseling processes to assist students in making decisions regarding AA/AS, transfer, and occupational/career goals.

● Collaborating with instructional and student services faculty and staff, and with other college programs to support student success.

● Determining eligibility for support services and providing specialized advisement to students with disadvantages as needed.

● Assisting faculty in accommodating the academic needs of students in EOPS.

● Collaborating with instructional and counseling faculty and staff, and with other college programs to support student success.

● Coordinating with other support programs to support EOPS students; i.e., CalWORKS, DSPS, MESA, Umoja, Puente, etc.

● Preparing, implementing, and monitoring annual EOPS plans and reports as required, ensuring compliance with laws, mandates, and regulations.

● Coordinating and monitoring the EOPS/CARE/NextUp (CAFYES)budget with the EOPS Classified Staff Supervisor, including working with the Advisory Committee.

● Monitoring expenditures and preparing and submitting required state, federal, and institutional reports.

● Participating in division/department budget meetings.

● Collecting and processing required data that will assist in the development of appropriate funding.

● Developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with instructional areas, student services, outreach centers, feeder high schools, neighboring colleges and universities, state, county, and community agencies.

● Providing compliance, programmatic, and direct service oversight for EOPS/CARE/NextUp (CAFYES).

● Developing and implementing a strategic plan to inform prospective students who may qualify for EOPS/CARE/NextUp (CAFYES), and coordinating with College Outreach and Recruitment efforts.

● Maintaining currency with trends and developments in the field through appropriate literature, conferences, regional meetings, professional organizations, and other information sources.

● Serving on college committees and advocating on behalf of EOPS students.

● Performing other duties as assigned.


The assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus work and/or hours.


Minimum Qualifications    

1. Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution, completed by November 1, 2018, in Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Guidance Counseling, Educational Counseling, Social Work or Career Development; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent.*




2A. Have completed a minimum of nine semester units of college course work predominantly relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages.




2B. Have completed six semester units or the equivalent of a college-level counseling practicum or counseling field-work courses in a community college EOPS program, or in a program dealing predominantly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages.


3. Have two years of occupational experience in work relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages.


4. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


*NOTE: Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.


The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No: F00377P
Posted: 6/20/2018
Application Due: 7/31/2018
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Salary: $49,505 to $82,075 annually.