Program Coordinator, Senior (Career and Employment Services)
Posting DetailsPosting Details (Default Section) Recruitment Type: Open (Internal and External applicants) Special Instructions to Applicants
Reporting directly to the Dean of Counseling and Enrollment Services, the Senior Program Coordinator for Career and Employment Services is responsible for coordinating career services for students. This position works directly with the Transfer Services Coordinator to coordinate the operations of the Career and Transfer Center. This position also coordinates the job board, career fair, and other events for DVC students. Additionally, this position organizes and presents at workshops and class visits and will collaborate with discipline faculty, career education staff, and others across the campus.
NOTE: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $ 4,709 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $ 5,737 per month is reached on the salary schedule.Position Title Program Coordinator, Senior (Career and Employment Services) Location Diablo Valley College Posting Number 0001233 # of Openings 1 Range 65 Salary $4,709 - $5,737/month Position Status Permanent Overtime Status Non-Exempt (eligible) Position Full-Time If temporary, employment duration: # of Hours Scheduled Per Week 40 Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours
Monday – Friday 8am-5pmShift Differential % # of Months 12 Non-work Periods: EEO Job Category Technical/Paraprofessional Employee Group Classified Department D4000-Counseling Division Position Definition
To plan, coordinate, develop, implement and facilitate student support or instructional services for large – scale and complex program(s) in order to attract, retain and support a diverse population of students; and to provide technical program administration for all related activities.Distinguishing Characteristics
Positions in this classification are responsible for the planning, organization and preparation of large, complex student support or instructional programs. Senior Program Coordinators are more involved in program planning and coordination involving two or more major programs.Examples of Duties/Essential Functions
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provides overall direction and guidance to the day-to-day operations, problem solving and decision making regarding a large and complex assigned program; implements program policies and directives according to District, federal or State guidelines.
Performs program development and administration for large and/or multiple programs.
Assists in the development, preparation and/or administration of department and program budgets.
Maintains and compiles data for statistical reports, student data reports, student records and files, or material requested by the District and State Chancellor’s Office.
Prepares periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
Coordinates with other departments and/or external vendors to arrange for support equipment, materials, services or resources for students and orients students in processes or use.
Develops, schedules and leads training programs for faculty, staff and managers to promote access to and increased awareness of available student support services and programs.
Develops and implements support programs; conducts research appropriate to the operation and effectiveness of the program.
Reviews applications or other program documents to determine acceptance or make decisions pertaining to program; advises students on issues associated with assigned program; identifies problems and provides advice.
Designs and develops presentations, written information and other resource materials concerning available college and community services and programs.
Assists students with navigating college processes as appropriate for assigned program; guides students in utilizing the services of the college and outside agencies; provides referral to auxiliary resources.
Participates in special activities and events as needed.
Maintains and monitors payroll records for student assistants.
Advances program objectives consistent with college’s organizational mission and goals.
Creates program policies and processes to facilitate student success.
Meets with community members, business leaders and external agencies to solicit their participation and interest in college student service programs.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Four (4) years of experience performing responsible student services duties in a related college program.
EDUCATION/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent.
Current policies, procedures and regulations related to assigned student services program.
Modern office procedures, practices and technology/equipment.
General college classroom procedures and requirements.
General needs of population of students supported.
Philosophy and objectives of students services programs; problems encountered by students supported.
General principles and practices of supervision.
Basic interviewing and test proctoring techniques.
Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Design, develop, and implement effective student support services and programs to meet the needs of the community.
Understand and carry out verbal or written instructions in an independent manner.
Identify and obtain resources and other needed programs and services to meet students’ academic and vocational needs and objectives.
Assign work to, oversee, and train student assistants.
Gather, prepare and maintain accurate data, records, files and reports.
Analyze situations accurately and independently make sound decisions in procedural matters.
Serve as a liaison between students and community or college agencies and services.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; prepare clear and concise technical and statistical reports.
Function in a fast-paced environment with significant public contact.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of performing required duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.
• Experience developing and facilitating career exploration/development activities including one-time and on-going programs.
• Experience planning and organizing events such as large career and job fairs and workshops.
• Experience supporting faculty and students in programs and services.
• Experience in training and supervising student assistants and staff in the area of student services and career exploration.
• Understanding of transfer processes and career pathways to 4-year colleges and universities
• Knowledge of current labor market trends and ability to effectively incorporate this knowledge into relatable information for students.
• Strong communication and presentation skills, including the ability to work one-on-one with students, represent the department at all-college and community events and meetings.
• Ability to work with faculty and staff, or other collaborative teams, to coordinate and plan the delivery of services to targeted student populations including but not limited to first generation college students, Veterans, student with disabilities, International Students, foster youth, un/under employed, etc.
• Knowledge of software relevant to career exploration and development for college students.
• Experience developing marketing materials and approaches including print, webpage, and social media.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.Foreign Degree and Credit Statement:
In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.org prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.About Us
About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.
Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.
As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 52,088 students a year, in 2017-18 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 10% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 33% Hispanic/Latino; 29% White/Caucasian; and 11% Other.
The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.
Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.
Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.
Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.
Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.
Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.
Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.
Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).
Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.
Agency Shop: Local One Classified positions are within a collective bargaining unit. Local One employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. This is a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contributions of 1% of gross pay + $1. The United Faculty positions are also within a collective bargaining unit. United Faculty employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. The monthly contribution is an agency fee of .55 % of gross pay + $2.50.
For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):
Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):
All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.ADA Accommodations
In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to [email protected]. For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Please explain how you meet the minimum qualification of: Four (4) years of experience performing responsible student services duties in a related college program.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Please explain how you meet the following minimum qualification: Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent.If you do not possess a bachelor's degree, you must upload a bachelor's equivalency form in the attachment section of the online application.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Explain your experience developing and facilitating career exploration/development activities including one-time and on-going programs.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Describe your experience planning and organizing events such as large career and job fairs and workshops.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Tell us about your experience supporting faculty and students in programs and services.
(Open Ended Question)
- Unofficial Transcript (must show degree(s) conferred)
- Application for Equivalency
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Unofficial Transcript 4
- Foreign Degree Evaluation Form (NACES Approved Agency)