Laboratory Coordinator, Senior (Dental Hygiene)

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Recruitment Type: Open (Internal and External applicants) Special Instructions to Applicants

NOTE: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $5,071 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 $6,177 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Position Title Laboratory Coordinator, Senior (Dental Hygiene) Location Diablo Valley College Posting Number 0001296 # of Openings 1 Range 65 Salary $5,071/ per month (first step) Position Status Permanent Overtime Status Non-Exempt (eligible) Position Full-Time If temporary, employment duration: n/a # of Hours Scheduled Per Week 40 Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Shift Differential % n/a # of Months 10 Non-work Periods: June & July EEO Job Category Technical/Paraprofessional Employee Group Classified Department D3515-Dental Hygiene Position Definition

To plan and organize the day-to-day operations of multiple instructional laboratories or disciplines; to organize, schedule and assist in evaluating a variety of laboratory activities; to assist in department budget preparation and administration; to provide tutoring services to students in the disciplines assigned; and to provide a wide range of technical, clerical, and other assistance to students, faculty, and tutors.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Laboratory Coordinator- This classification is distinguished from the senior level in that it is responsible for the day-to-day operation of a single discipline or laboratory area as opposed to multiple disciplines or laboratory operations with larger scope and complexity.

Laboratory Coordinator, Senior – Positions in this classification are responsible for the planning, organization and preparation of laboratory operations for two or more disciplines or operations with larger scope and complexity.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plans and coordinates large department laboratory operations for a variety of disciplines.
Monitors and tutors students in the use of laboratory facilities and in the areas in which the students need assistance.
Provides students, faculty, and tutors with assistance and training in the operation of computers and other laboratory equipment.
Identifies student needs and determines remediation plans for students with weaknesses in the assigned subject area; advises students on study methods, learning strategies and monitors student progress.
Coordinates tutoring services activities for assigned department(s).
Assists in developing and monitoring department budgets in coordination with management and faculty; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; maintains student billing records.
Develops and maintains a reference library and files of resource material for faculty and student use.
Assists in the administration of laboratory assignments, exercises, and tests under the direction of an instructor.
Develops and implements new or modified laboratory policies and procedures, as required.
Meets with faculty to become familiar with their lesson plans and expectations for student competencies.
Monitors computer software and hardware to ensure proper working order, performs minor maintenance when necessary; reports and documents equipment problems or failures.
Coordinates workload of multiple department laboratories; monitors assignments of assigned staff.
Assists in the preparation of instructional aids used by students and faculty in the laboratory.
Conducts statistical review to analyze and assess the service effectiveness in assigned laboratory.
Promotes and advertises tutoring services to faculty, staff, and students via web pages, emails and class visits.
Assists in the selection of student assistants and/or tutors; provides training, functional and technical supervision, and evaluation of student assistants and/or tutors; reviews and approves student assistant and/or tutor timecards for accuracy and submits to a departmental supervisor or manager.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Three (3) years of responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a laboratory, or assisting a college instructor, in assigned disciplines.

EDUCATION / LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in assigned disciplines, or the equivalent.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of

Knowledge of:
Laboratory equipment, software, materials, supplies and procedures as used in assigned laboratory.
Basic teaching and learning theories, principles and practices of tutoring.
Principles, practices, and applications of the assigned subject material at the level of the courses taught in the District.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems and/or other student tracking software.
Educational and standard business software (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Methods of gathering and presenting general statistical data.

Minimum Qualification-Skill To Minimum Qualification-Ability To

Skill/Ability to:
Perform a variety of instructional assistance, tutoring, and related support functions with assigned academic subject area.
Assist students in understanding the basic fundamentals of assigned subject areas.
Operate, set up, troubleshoot, and demonstrate the use of computer and other equipment in the laboratory.
Analyze laboratory procedures and make constructive suggestions for improvement.
Develop and maintain record keeping systems for the laboratory.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Organize, coordinate, supervise and schedule a variety of laboratory activities.
Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the course of required duties.
Prepare clear, concise, and complete reports using standardized practices.
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.

Desirable Qualifications

1.Ability to organize, coordinate, and plan for execution of clinical activities including: generate and maintain accurate computerized records, databases, reports, and files; budget monitoring and assisting in budget preparation; interpret and apply policies, procedures, rules and regulations; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; train and direct office assistant and students in clinic operations.

2.Familiarity with all data, tools, equipment & instruments relative to the dental program and ability to ensure all are operational or arrange for service, as needed.

3.Previous experience complying with environmental health and safety regulations necessary to use and dispose of hazardous materials in a clinic environment. Experience in maintaining a HIPPA compliant office.

4.Previous experience & training to oversee the full operation of the Dental clinic from patient intake to maintaining all aspects of the daily clinic operation.

Job Open Date: 05/09/2019 Job Close Date: 06/06/2019 Open Until Filled No Diversity Statement

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.

Employee Benefits:

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.

Newly hired employees may notify the respective union (Local 1 or United Faculty) if they opt to join and/or authorize payment to the union. If the newly hired employee authorizes payment to the union then the following fees apply: Local 1 has a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contribution of 1% of gross pay +$1. United Faculty has an agency fee of .55% of gross pay plus $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):
http://www.4cd.edu/hr/localonecontract/2015-2018%20Local%201%20Contract.pdf

Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):

http://www.4cd.edu/gb/policies_procedures/MANUALS/MSC_08.pdf

POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP)

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.

Quicklink http://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/6051 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please respond to the following required Supplemental Questions addressing the minimum and desirable qualifications. The information provided in these questions will be used to determine which individuals will be invited for an interview. In order to receive every consideration in the selection process, you must complete ALL questions with concise but detailed answers and provide all requested information. Each answer will be evaluated separately. Be sure to clearly show on your application ALL previous work experience, education and training which qualifies you for this job. Referral to a resume or writing N/A in lieu of a response to any question on either the application or supplemental questionnaire is not an acceptable answer. Applicants submitting incomplete applications will be disqualified from consideration. Indicate "Yes" that you have read and understand these instructions.
    • Yes, I have read and I understand the above instructions.
  2. * Tell us how you meet the minimum qualification of a Bachelor's degree with course work related to the assigned discipline (dental), or the equivalent.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Tell us how you meet the minimum qualifications of Three (3) years of responsible experience in the operation and maintenance of a laboratory, or assisting a college instructor, in the assigned discipline (Dental Hygiene and Assisting).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please elaborate on your experiences and background working in a Dental or Medical office environment. Describe your role in the office setting as it relates to maintaining an organized work environment, managing supplies and inventories, monitoring budgets, sterilizing dental or medical equipment, supervisory or training responsibilities, and any office/patient management systems you have used in performing your duties.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcript (must show degree(s) conferred)
Optional Documents
  1. Application for Equivalency
  2. Unofficial Transcript 2
  3. Unofficial Transcript 3
  4. Unofficial Transcript 4
  5. Foreign Degree Evaluation Form (NACES Approved Agency)

 

 

 

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