Student Employment Coordinator

Job description

Student Employment Coordinator

MiraCosta College

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Discipline or Department: Student Services

Position Type: Staff/Classified

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: starting at $5,810 per month (range 26, step 1)

Working Hours: POSITION AVAILABLE: One regular, full-time position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year on the Oceanside campus. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 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 essential 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 in this job posting. 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 post-secondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Post-secondary 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 Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree. NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the Supplemental Question listed below. Your answers will appear at 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 four (4) 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 (5) days prior to the closing date.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for these positions.

Basic Function and Other Details:
Under general supervision, lead and participate in the work of planning and implementing the delivery of student employment services to students and alumni, including job search and work skills training. Perform related duties as assigned.

Representative Duties:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Collaborate with Career Center faculty and staff to implement and monitor a case management approach to delivering career readiness and employment preparation services to credit students.

2. Assess students for employment readiness; assist students with preparing for interviews and editing employment related materials; schedule students for counseling appointments, workshops, orientations and special events; refer students to appropriate Career Center work¬shops, placements and/or community resources.

3. Coordinate student employment programs for the district through collaboration with employers, faculty, staff and students; act as a liaison between the student employment program and other departments, businesses, governmental agencies or other educational institutions; ensure students meet eligibility as student workers and compliance with federal and state regulations and district policies and procedures.

4. Develop and maintain proactive relationships with local employers, city and county governments and community groups in order to build employer database, job postings and funding opportunities; disseminate information regarding posting jobs and participation in Career Center services and events; develop and maintain mailing and contact lists.

5. Develop and conduct presentations and workshops related to employment opportunities, employment skills and to promote department services.

6. Recruit students, faculty and employers to participate in student employment and related events; work with students to find placements related to career objectives; match student workers to jobs related to their majors; orient students to student employment program expectations and requirements.

7. Act as employer primary point of contact; answer and resolve employer issues; assist with developing and implementing a student work performance assessment program.

8. Coordinate logistics of employment opportunity fairs and Career Center events; lead and liaison with event participants; prepare and produce promotional materials.

9. Solicit employers for job postings and participation in Career Center events; coordinate employment and discipline fairs with faculty; evaluate the effectiveness of outreach efforts.

10. Maintain employer tracking and employment databases; ensure database integrity and maximize automatic processes.

11. Post and publicize employment opportunities through a variety of means; administer database applications for employment; maintain placement data, including conversions of work-based learning opportunities to permanent employment.

12. Represent the college or department at events, such as college and job fairs, orientation programs, business and community events and outreach events; serve as lead for job fairs, industry fairs, and Career Center student/employer events. OTHER DUTIES:
1. Compose and coordinate publication of departmental brochures, newsletters and other informational material related to student employment, employer outreach, and employer recruitment; research, develop and write materials such as news releases, fact sheets, flyers, brochures, newsletters, presentations and speeches; develop and implement distribution strategies.

2. Maintain and update a variety of department and program-related websites and social media accounts.

3. May provide work direction to student and temporary workers.

4. Perform related duties as assigned.

Type of Benefits:
COMPENSATION: Based on the 2018-2019 classified salary schedule, the starting salary for this position will be $5,810.00 per month (range 26, step 1), plus 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:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and one (1) year of related work experience in student employment services; or graduation from an associate degree program and three years of related work experience in career services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A bachelor's degree is preferred and may be required to advance to higher levels in the class series.

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:
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Experience teaching students how to write and edit resumes, cover letters, and profiles. 2. Work experience assisting students with using social media to develop proactive and effective job searches. 3. Work experience creating and delivering curriculum and/or workshops for job and internship searches. 4. Work experience working with community college students. 5. Highly detail-oriented with excellent time and task management skills. 6. Demonstrated success as a self-motivated, enthusiastic, innovative, and highly collaborative team player. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The MiraCosta College Career Center provides comprehensive career-related services to credit students enrolled at MiraCosta College. The Career Center is composed of faculty who provide career assessment/counseling and experiential education instruction and of staff who assist students with all aspects of career readiness and employment preparation. The faculty and staff work collaboratively with one another and with faculty and staff of the district's Instructional and Student Services divisions to ensure that the career readiness and employment preparation needs of all MiraCosta College credit students are met. The Employment Services staff in the department organize their work around peak student demand times: the start of each semester and the summer session. During these peak student demand times, Employment Services staff prepare upwards of 400 students to obtain credit internships, credit co-ops, student worker positions, and permanent employment. During peak demand times, all Employment Services staff provide career readiness and employment preparation services to students seeking campus positions, internships, and co-ops, regardless of area of specialization. Once peak demand has been met, each Employment Services staff member undertakes to fulfill their unique responsibilities, as detailed in the duties for the specific position described in this job description.

Licenses and Other Requirements: A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district's vehicle insurance program.

Closing Date: 2-11-2019

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: 1/18/2019
Application Due: 2/12/2019
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