Program Services Coordinator (Science, Math & Technology)

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Posting Number 2014701S Position Title Program Services Coordinator (Science, Math & Technology) Location Skyline College Department Sciences / Math / Technology SKY (DEPT) Position Number 2C0188 Percentage of Full Time 100% FLSA Non-Exempt (accrues overtime) Months per Year 12 If other, please specify Min Salary $62,868 (annual) Max Salary $80,220 (annual) Position Type Classified Positions Posting Text

Who We Are

The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.

The College and the District

Skyline College, which was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, is part of the San Mateo County Community College District, which currently enrolls approximately 23,000 students, the majority of whom are from minoritized populations. Of the students at Skyline College, 2.6% are African American, 0.2% are American Indian, 18.2% are Asian, 18.4% are Filipino, 18.8% are Latinx, 1.2% are Pacific Islander, 19.3% are White, 19.8% are Multi-Ethnic, and 1.7% are unknown.

Who We Want

We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.

The Position

This is paraprofessional work involved in supporting student services programs in the Science, Math, and Technology Division. Under direction, the employee assists in the planning, coordination, and support of services such as student recruitment, orientation, job skills, special events and activities, and tours for individual and specialized programs within the division. The employee will also assist with other administrative support needs within departments of the division. Public contact is essential and can include students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, governmental agencies and the general public, for the purpose of exchanging program information and services. The Program Services Coordinator can lead the work of student assistants, proctors, and other staff as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Assists in planning and facilitation of workshops, symposiums, tours, job fairs, advisory board meetings, and other special events in conjunction with management, faculty and other staff

2. Coordinates logistics and establishes timelines, required materials, online support services, facilities, publicity, and other program and event needs

3. Assists in planning of joint events with other college departments and programs, and with outside business and community representatives

4. Provides support for special application process into career technical education programs

5. Participates in presentations to small and large groups as a program and college representative

6. Communicates and exchanges information with students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, vendors, governmental agencies, and the general public regarding a variety of college programs, services, eligibility requirements, policies, timelines, required forms, and other information

7. Supports faculty and division staff in compiling and managing student learning outcome data, accreditation processes and reporting, grant reporting processes, and updating of department and division websites

8. Enters, modifies, and retrieves online data; uses a variety of software to compose, format, and prepare correspondence, memoranda, publicity materials, surveys, brochures, flyers, bulletins, reports, presentations, and other materials

9. Sets up and maintains confidential and other files

10. Plans and coordinates lay-out, graphics, photography, and other artwork, editing, printing, multimedia enhancements, web page information, distribution and other services in conjunction with other staff, students, and/or vendors as appropriate

11. Assists dean and division assistant as needed

12. Directs and coordinates the work of student assistants, test proctors, and other staff as assigned

13. Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sociology, human resources, or a closely related field

• Successful experience of increasing responsibility in education, social services, human resources or related area

• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

• Experience with program planning, implementation and evaluation

• Experience with training and leading the work of others

• Experience with researching, formatting, assessing and preparing data for reports and other materials

• Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to track and monitor data

• Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, including public speaking

• Demonstrated skill in multi-tasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently

• Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Knowledge of math, science and technology programs and related college services

2. Knowledge of applicable and available community, business, governmental, and educational resources

3. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking

4. Skill in written communication

5. Skill in short- and long-range program and event planning, program and event implementation, coordination, and evaluation

6. Skill in sensitive, respectful and effective communication with people of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds

7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and efficient working relationships

8. Skill in research, compiling, and formatting a variety of data for reports

9. Skill in using a variety of computer software to compose, format, and prepare correspondence, memoranda, publicity, and other printed materials

10. Ability to work effectively as part of a customer-service team

Physical Requirements

This classification requires sitting for various lengths of time; the ability to type, use phone, occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects of light to moderate weight; work at a computer, including viewing a monitor for various lengths of time, repetitive use of keyboard, mouse or other control device, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate keyboard; and ability to operate a motor vehicle and drive to off campus locations in order to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications Benefits

Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/08/2019 First Review Date 04/19/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:

1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position).

2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.

3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicant’s cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.

Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.

For questions related to this posting, please contact:

SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555
Fax:(650) 574-6574
Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
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5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Accomodations

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report

San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2018 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2018 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2018 Annual Security Report is now available. The Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • District Employee
    • District Employment Site
    • CCC Registry
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • ACCCA
    • HERC
    • EdJoin.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook or Twitter
  2. * Do you possess a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sociology, human resources, or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Can you demonstrate successful experience of increasing responsibility in education, social services, human resources or a related area?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Can you demonstrate cultural competence, a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you had work experience that includes program planning, implementation, and evaluation?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience with training and leading the work of others?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience researching, formatting, assessing, and preparing data for reports and other materials?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience with the use of a variety of computer software to track and monitor data?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Can you demonstrate skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Can you demonstrate skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working both independently as well as part of a customer service team?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3

 

 

 

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