Program Assistant, Special Populations and Equity Programs

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Program Assistant, Special Populations and Equity Programs

$3,639.00 Monthly

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Job Type
Classified Contract

Special Populations & Equity Program

Job Number

5/20/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Position Description

Under general supervision, performs one or more of the following major functions in a program for a special needs student population: intake interviewing; coordination of referrals to other on- and off-campus services; coordination of tutorial services; community outreach and recruitment. May direct the work of student assistants, peer tutors, or other employees. May be assigned to collect, compile, classify, and report a variety of program data.


This classification may be used in a variety of programs for special student populations. Program Assistants perform a combination of the following duties:
• Conducts intake interviews, determines need for services and/or program eligibility; interprets test results; makes referrals to other on- and off-campus programs and services.
• Provides a variety of general guidance to assist students in meeting educational goals; presents workshops; assists in student orientation; explains program policies and procedures.
• Coordinates support services by recruiting, training, and directing student assistants.
• Establishes relationships with high school and community agency personnel for program recruitment purposes; coordinates the development and preparation of promotional materials.
• Compiles, analyzes, processes, reports, and interprets a variety of student data; prepares a variety of narrative and statistical reports based on student data; assists in preparing grant proposals to establish funding base; maintains current files and records.
• Assists in development or program goals, activities, and budget; may monitor budget.
• Maintains resource library.
• May provide clerical assistance when needed.
• Performs related duties as assigned.


• Knowledge of the objectives and methodologies of programs designed to assist educationally and economically disadvantaged persons.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, establish cooperative working relationships with staff, administrators, faculty, students, and others contacted in the course of performing assigned duties; ability to advise students regarding educational goals and to provide tutorial support.
• Ability to train and direct the work of other employees, student assistants, and peer tutors.
• Ability to keep accurate records and prepare statistical and narrative reports.
• Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of this would be an associate degree with coursework or experience in social services, and an understanding of the needs and characteristics of educationally and economically disadvantaged student populations.
• Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
• Associate degree.
• Team­-oriented.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-­paced environment, be flexible, and take initiative.
• Bilingual (Spanish/English).

Additional Information

• Local travel may be required for recruitment and community relations activities.
• Working hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm. Hours may vary according to assignment.

Chaffey College recently implemented an online electronic application system. Our new application can be accessed at The application must be completely filled out in detail and clearly show that you meet the qualifications as set forth in the announcement, and you must upload the following documents:

Please do not include any additional documents; only the documents that are indicatedbelow. If you upload documents that are not required, your application may be disqualified.
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Copy of college level transcripts (if you are using your education to meet the qualifications) (photocopies or computer printouts are acceptable. Copies of diplomas/degrees are NOT acceptable in lieu of transcripts

This is a full­time, 12-­month, classified bargaining unit position. Starting date: as soon as possible. Range 13 of the CSEA Salary Schedule, with a starting salary of Step A, $3,639. Excellent benefit package.

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Chaffey College serves over 18,000 students offering academic and career technical education programs to the local residents at the three campuses and online. The college's superior general education courses provide a basis for students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities or to acquire job skills necessary for the changing marketplace. Chaffey College is also recognized for its outstanding career technical education (CTE) programs. A student whose objective is to gain technical skills, change careers, or improve their existing skills can choose from over 60 CTE programs including accounting, nursing, automotive technology, fashion design and merchandising, fire technology or hotel and food service management.

Like the Inland Empire the college has a diverse population with a broad range of ages, cultures, and viewpoints represented. Students, faculty, staff, and the community, enjoy cultural opportunities on campus at athletic events, live theatrical and musical performances, and art exhibitions at the college's Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art.

Chaffey College has a rich history as one of the earliest colleges founded in California. George and William's vision for a college to serve the Ontario area has grown into a thriving nationally recognized center for learning. 130 years later the college and all that it stands for continuing to make a significant impact on the community, economy, and each individual who has stepped onto the college grounds.

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