K-14 Technical Assistant Provider (OC/LA)

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K-14 Technical Assistant Provider (OC/LA)

Full Time Management
DIVISION: Educational Services
DEPARTMENT: Workforce and Economic Development
OPEN DATE: 09/01/20
CLOSING DATE: 09/30/20 05:00 PM
START DATE: As soon as possible after the offer of employment.
SITE: Rancho Santiago Community College District Operations Center
2019 MANAGEMENT SALARY RANGE: Grade F: $103,663.49 - $108,847.32 - $114,295.64 - $120,008.43 - $125,998.94 - $132,298.88 - $138,913.83/year
POSITION DETAILS: Two (2) Full Time Positions:
K-14 Technical Assistant Provider – Orange County (NEW F-3) & K-14 Technical Assistant Provider – Los Angeles

The District provides excellent medical and dental coverage and life insurance of a minimum of $50,000 or a maximum not to exceed the annual salary of the employee. Holidays, sick days, and vacation are earned in accordance with the Administrative Handbook. Payroll deductions include the California Public Employees' Retirement System and Social Security.

This position is categorically funded and contingent upon funding at the time of hire.

Provide regional leadership in the development, administration, and organization of Pathway Improvement initiatives for Career Technical Education Incentive Grants (CTEIG) and partnerships in the K12 Strong Workforce Program (K12 SWP). Develop regional partnerships and engagement with regional stakeholders, including leaders and representatives from the region's local education agencies, community college districts, professional organizations, and local business community. Initiate and facilitate engagement and collaboration of college faculty, secondary teachers and counselors for an effective and efficient launch of pathway improvement initiatives within the region.

Technical Assistance:
Collaborate with K12 Strong Workforce Program partners to develop a regional technical assistance plan, utilizing needs assessment and diagnostic tools focused on career education and early college credit, aligned with guided pathways and regional economic priorities. The regional technical assistance plan will integrate K12 pathway initiatives for K12 Pathway Coordinators and for each Regional Consortia; assist local educational agencies with grant applications; build knowledge base of regional consortium's plan, and align career technical education program objectives with regional consortium's plan; create templates, toolkits, and guides for K12 Pathway Coordinators; identify and analyze organizational barriers in implementing pathways from the field, and pilot regional and state level solutions.

Data Projects: Support consortia in understanding the metrics/outcomes associated with CTEIG Grant and K12 SWP workforce program, their relationship to accountability reporting requirements, and implications for continuous improvement. Responsible for accurate data collection, reporting, use, and communication to enhance K14 pathway transitions and student outcomes (student-level information will be reported through Cal-PASS Plus). Activities to guide initiative development include, but are not limited to: providing assistance to LEAs to gain a common understanding about effective and accurate data collection techniques; ensure submission of CALPADS and other standard reports to Cal-PASS Plus; coordinate with WestEd, to identify student enrollment patterns, industry sector trends, and student outcomes within and across regions; coordinate with the Centers of Excellence to review and disseminate information on the region's current labor market trends and gaps.

Regional Partnerships Convener: Convene an ongoing K12–community college network focused on K12 partnerships with community colleges and businesses to support K12 pathway improvement activities; move network beyond building awareness of pathways to scaling practices in the region, and complement work of the Regional Consortia.

Professional Development: Plan, coordinate and/or implement regional professional development opportunities for K12 Pathway Coordinators, as well as stakeholders on key K14 topics relevant to the region.

Communication: Identify emerging, promising, and best practices of pathway development and pathway improvement initiatives, and communicate successes of local work within regions and across the state; provide policy briefings based on research and evidence of local implementation to inform the CCCCO and CDE, and to assist policymakers.

Compliance: Develops and disseminates resources and documents including supporting Cal-PASS Plus membership to facilitate data sharing and securing College and Career Access Pathway partnership agreements. Works closely with community college and K12 districts' Human Resource Directors to support instructional services for career pathways that meet the compliance of statutes for collective bargaining agreements. Duties related to compliance include, but are not limited to: submit data for Cal-PASS Plus; create and secure partnership agreements; provide consistent research and professional development regarding any current legal and regulatory changes that would affect the pathway program; gathering data and submitting required reports to the state after executive review and approval.

This position reports to designated administrator/supervisor.

Required Training and Experience

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of school district, county office of education, college, or university work experience in a lead position.

Knowledge of: Data tools used to assess student outcomes, program performance, and labor market information. Personnel and budget management principles, procedures, and strategies. Principles and methods of program planning, including program review. Public relations, group presentations, and effective communication in a diverse environment.

Ability to: Organize and conduct special events in conjunction with college departments and programs. Conduct meetings, facilitate groups and workshops. Instruct practitioners on how to use data tools to assess student outcomes and program performance. Develop and administer a comprehensive program work plan, budget, and outcomes. Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with industry, faculty, staff, students, and the public. Be sensitive and committed to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the student/community population. Use computer software for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively, both orally and in writing. Travel to off- campus functions and transport presentation materials and equipment. Represent CTEIG and K12 Strong Workforce Pathways at relevant state and federal conferences and industry events. Attend instructional and student services meetings, as well as regional or State Career Pathway and Dual Enrollment meetings, as needed.

Application Screening

In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
• Education experience (breadth and depth)
• Work experience (breadth and depth)
• Demonstrated leadership capabilities
• Program development
• Community involvement
• Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse socio-economic community
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others

Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview.

Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:

• Oral communication skills
• Presentation
• Problem solving skills

A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants.

Method of Application
For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents online at http://www.rsccd.edu/employment/Pages/Employment.aspx by the specified closing date for the position.

Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
• Resume (Required)
• Cover Letter (Required)
• Unofficial transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)

Travel reimbursement is available to those meeting the established district criteria.

Pre-Employment Requirements
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal record check will be paid for by the candidates.

The Rancho Santiago Community College District is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance.

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Posted: 9/1/2020
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