Career Center Coordinator II

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Classification TitleCareer Center Coordinator II Position Information

Job TitleCareer Center Coordinator IIPosition NumberCCC980LocationCypress CollegeDepartmentCounseling & Student DevelopmentPercentage of Employment 100%Months of Employment 12 Months Per YearWork ScheduleMonday- Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)About Us:

Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.

The ideal candidate will share Cypress College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Cypress College truly embodies an inclusive learning culture. The student body is incredibly diverse, with over 46% Latinx, 24% Asian/Pacific Islander, 16% Caucasian, 4% African American, and 0.18% American Indian/Alaskan Native. Students from over 30 countries join our International Student program every year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students.

Cypress College is ranked 3rd in the nation (among community colleges between 5,000 and 15,000 students) for the quality of faculty/teaching and 1st in California (out of 114) in the 2018 best Community Colleges report by Cypress College epitomizes an environment of academic excellence, underscored by our 53% completion rate, a full 7% higher than the state average. Whether it is vocational studies such as our T-TEN program, a collaboration with Toyota Motor Corporation which is ranked #1 in the nation, or academic programs, such as English and ESL, where the success rate of our students is 15% higher than statewide averages, Cypress College sets the benchmark for excellence. Cypress College is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is eligible for designation as an Asian American, Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI). Cypress College is proud of its many programs that serve our diverse student body, such as the Legacy and Puente programs. The College provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations.

College employees are guided by the four core values of Excellence, Integrity, Collegiality and Inclusiveness. We are a Guided Pathways institution, and our comprehensive Student Services programs support and enhance strategic goals related to access, retention and persistence initiatives on campus. In partnership with instructional faculty, our student services staff and faculty strive to implement innovative strategies to ensure all students succeed and experience a culturally relevant environment on campus.

Cypress College is an equity-minded institution, committed to ensuring all students are supported on their academic journey. We invite you to be a part of this celebrated and diverse community of learners where we put students first. More information can be found at .

What We Offer:Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for the planning, coordinating and organizing a variety of Career Center services and activities to assist students and facilitate their educational goals; coordinates use of Career Center facilities with faculty, staff and students.

Essential Functions

Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

Job Description

Serves as the lead for the institution in the strategic, fiscal and operational coordination of the Career Center to ensure student success. Provides direction and coordination in the implementation of the goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the Career Center. Provides technical information and expertise to students, instructors and staff regarding Career Center activities and services; collaborates with students, faculty and staff to understand students’ academic needs, career goals and progress.

Coordinates the design, implementation and facilitation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), Student Support Services Quality Review (SSSQR), and the Student Services Master Plan (SSMP). Organizes, participates and serves as the chair for general meetings, committee meetings, and special projects as assigned. Coordinates programs and services related to Career Center coordination.

Develops and coordinates informational materials, presentations and workshops regarding programs and services; develops materials for distribution to promote activities and services; coordinates and participates in outreach activities to promote educational awareness, opportunities and services of the Career Center.

Researches and implements current and trending career development theories, labor market statistics, career trends outreach, marketing and career search methods and skill requirements and directly applies this knowledge to best serve the diverse student population needs.

Ensures compliance with campus, district, state and federal objectives and regulatory requirements, including compliance with the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Coordinates use of Career Center facilities with faculty, staff and students; maintains the Career Center in a safe, clean and orderly condition. Schedules and conducts meetings with faculty and staff for program evaluation and improvement.

Performs administrative duties related to the maintenance and efficiency of the Career Center; types various forms, letters and correspondence; maintains student attendance records, maintains confidential student information and progress data on appropriate forms and records; compiles statistical data.

Assists in the preparation of the annual Career Center Budget; monitors expenditures, initiates and develops grant one one-time funding requests; prepares fiscal reports as directed. Orders, maintains, receives, catalogs, and stores equipment, materials and supplies; maintains inventories to assure adequate quantities are available for timely instructional use.

Compiles and maintains a variety of records, logs, files and statistical reports related to the activities of the Career Center; prepares and maintains a variety of records related to students and program activities.

Develops and prepares materials for faculty and student use.

Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed; coordinates professional development for new and continuing employees.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Working Relationships

The Career Center Coordinator II maintains frequent contact with various departments, faculty, staff, and students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of district organization, policies, procedures, goals and objectives of assigned department

Knowledge of policy, procedure, local, state and federal regulations related to department operations

Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision, training and direction of personnel

Knowledge of leadership, organization and project management

Knowledge of project planning, career assessment, occupational research, resume writing, interview skill, etc.

Knowledge of specialized career development applications, resources, equipment, techniques and strategies

Knowledge of the proper methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the assigned department

Knowledge of appropriate safety precautions and procedures

Knowledge of instructional methods and techniques

Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures

Knowledge of proper English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary

Knowledge of bookkeeping, record keeping, documentations, analysis, accounting principles, budget preparation and maintenance

Knowledge and ability to operate computers, copiers and other standard office equipment

Ability to present materials and to perform experiments and demonstrations in the area assigned

Ability to assist students in understanding and applying basic principles of the assigned subject area

Ability to make arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements

The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university.

Four (4) years training or work experience directly related to the position.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications

Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Evidence of minimum of one (1) year of experience developing, implementing, and coordinating career development programs.

Demonstrate experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Working Conditions

College or District indoor office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with administrators, management, faculty, and staff; sitting for long periods of time (up to 2-3 hours); repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities; occasional travel to other locations to attend meetings or conduct work. May be subject to performing physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, standing, climbing or walking while performing demonstration and providing student assistance.

Salary Range$5,368 - $6,510 per MonthNumber of Vacancies1 Posting Detail Information

Posting Number2015374POpen Date10/04/2019Close Date10/25/2019Special Instructions Summary

This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of four (4) full time years of training or work experience directly related to the position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your experience, training, and/or education which demonstrates your understanding and sensitivity to diversity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Can you provide proof, if hired, that you are eligible to work in the United States (NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CalJobs
    • CCC Registry
    • Cypress College
    • Employee Referral
    • Fullerton College
    • Human Resources
    • Indeed
    • Monster
    • NOCCCD Website
    • OC Register
    • North Orange Continuing Education
    • Other (list below)
  6. Other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
Optional Documents
  1. NACES Evaluation of Foreign Degree
  2. Additional transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)




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Posted: 10/5/2019
Application Due: 10/25/2019
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