(Part-time) Shasta CARES Program Specialist (Grant-Funded)

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Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities


The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

Classified positions in the California Community College system offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of our students seeking to improve their lives and communities. Our classified staff engage with a diverse employee and student populations, facilitating equitable outcomes for all by implementing and supporting our various employment and academic programs. As a classified staff member at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals and educators working together to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career in classified service at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

The Shasta CARES Program Specialist works collaboratively with various offices in the District to promote and facilitate the success of the Shasta Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education for Safety (CARES) Program. Employees in this classification train, lead, and assist student workers participating in sponsored events and activities. Employees in this classification receive limited supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures and exercise a high degree of independence and initiative.

SUPERVISOR: Director of Campus Safety or designee

CLASSIFICATION: Range 29 on the current Classified Salary Schedule, 24 hours per week, 12 months per year. Work hours are tentatively 9:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Exact days and hours to be determined upon hire.

BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time. No medical, dental or vision insurance provided. For more information regarding Employment and Vacation Policies, please view the Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability

Essential Functions:

  • Serves as a site liaison for extended education sites.
  • Works closely with the Shasta CARES Program Director and campus departments including, but not limited to, Counseling, Enrollment, and Student Services to implement primary prevention education and bystander intervention for campus safety issues such as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
  • Provides information and promotes awareness among students and employees about Shasta CARES programs and services at a variety of District events and activities at on and off campus sites.
  • Assists the Program Director in the development and implementation of the Shasta CARES Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) for all extended education sites.
  • Assists the Program Director in tracking participation in and effectiveness of the prevention and education program for all incoming students about sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
  • Prepares a wide variety of materials such as interoffice communications, event and informational materials, brochures, requisitions, forms, letters, reports, statistics, special projects, specifications, and other materials as directed.
  • Independently composes and sends various forms of written correspondence.
  • Receives, handles, and processes confidential information ensuring security and strict rules of confidentiality are maintained.
  • Exercises independent judgment; relieves an administrator of actions not requiring his/her immediate attention.
  • Performs other related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
Knowledge of:
  • Proper office methods, techniques, and procedures including filing systems, business correspondence, reception, report writing, telephone etiquette, and professional communication through a variety of formats.
  • Verbal and written communication skills; correct use of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
  • General budgeting and purchasing principles.
  • Computer applications such as word processing, graphic presentation, desktop publishing, webpage design, and spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Interpersonal communication skills demonstrating tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of people under emergency and potentially traumatic situations.
  • Principles of trauma-informed behaviors, procedures, and practices.
  • Programs and services operated by the Campus Safety Department and Shasta CARES.
Ability to:
  • Communicate tactfully and effectively orally and in writing.
  • Learn the operations, procedures, policies, and requirements of assigned office and apply them with good judgment in a variety of procedural situations.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions independently.
  • Perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.
  • Establish and maintain recordkeeping and filing systems to organize and maintain electronic and paper records.
  • Assist in the composition, review, revision, and finalization of reports including drafting, editing, and proofreading documents containing text, data, and graphics accurately.
  • Organize, prioritize, and process assigned workload and tasks within stringent time lines.
  • Operate a variety of standard office equipment including calculators, copiers, computers, printers, and other standard equipment.
  • Learn from errors, determine appropriate corrective action, and prevent repeated occurrences.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including those from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds.

Education Required:

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience Required:
  • Experience and/or education in sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking issues (may be professional or volunteer experience).
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
Additional Information

Online Application with Additional Preferred Materials to be attached to application:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

Attention Applicants:

  • After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.
  • Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
  • Candidate evaluations will not be considered.
  • Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.
  • Interviews will be by invitation only.
  • Interviews are held on campus. No Skype or Phone Interviews.
  • The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
  • The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.
New Classified Appointments will be placed at Step 2 on the Classified Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st if the hire date is before April 1, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum sixth step.

Longevity pay in accordance with Section 8.8 of the
Classified Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.




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Posted: 2/12/2019
Application Due: 6/6/2019
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