Learning Center Technician (40hr/11mths)
Kern Community College District
Position Closing Date:
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
40 hours per week/11 months
Kern Community College District provides a rich health and welfare benefits offering to our employees, including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-term Disability.
In addition to the above benefits, the District also offers a robust voluntary benefits selection:
- Flex 125
- Additional products and services through American Fidelity
- Supplemental voluntary life insurance
- Tax Shelter Annuities
The District participates in CalPERS retirement system and Social Security benefits for Classified and Management employees. Employees covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), are vested 100% after five years of full time service credit. All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Benefits Website
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of technical duties in support of the Learning Assistance Center and the Special Services program; participate in the recruitment and selection of student tutors.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
- Recommend and assist in the implementation of the goals and objectives of the tutorial program; establish schedules and methods for tutorial services; implement policies and procedures.
- Participate in the recruitment and selection of student tutors and assigned staff; provide or coordinate tutorial staff training; provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff; work with tutorial staff to improve work performance; calculate and process the student tutor payroll.
- Provide clerical assistance for the Learning Assistance Center staff; answer telephones; refer callers to proper departments as needed; provide information to students, the public and other offices; schedule tutorial appointments; assist students with the completion of necessary forms.
- Prepare a variety of reports on operations and activities of the Learning Assistance Center and of Special Services activities; maintain or supervise the maintenance of a variety of files relating to departmental or tutorial program students and instructors.
- Arrange and monitor a variety of testing programs including CLEP, SAT, placement and competency tests; proctor a variety of exams; assist with the operations of laboratory classes conducted in the Center.
- Monitor and implement assigned budget.
- Coordinate the use of Learning Center equipment and books; arrange maintenance and repair of the Learning Center equipment.
- Attend and conduct a variety of meetings; prepare minutes and agendas as required.
Education and Experience:
Any Combination Equivalent To:
- Perform related duties as assigned.
Graduation from high school supplemented by specialized training in office administration or a related field AND
two years of increasingly responsible office experience.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
- Principles and practices of supervision and training.
- Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
- Budget preparation and control.
- Telephone techniques and etiquette.
- Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
- Basic recruiting techniques.
- Basic principles and methods of instruction.
- Payroll preparation techniques.
- Operation of standard office equipment, including a computer.
- Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
- Oral and written communication skills.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
- Apply and explain department and program curriculum, objectives and goals.
- Recruit, train and provide work direction to student tutors and assigned staff.
- Calculate and process student tutor payroll.
- Operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer.
- Maintain records and prepare reports.
- Meet schedules and time lines.
- Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
- Make generalizations, evaluations or decisions without immediate supervision.
- Assign and review the work of others.
- Complete work with many interruptions.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
- Answer telephones and greet the public courteously.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on June 7, 2021
are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.Completed application packet must include:
It is the applicant’s responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.Foreign Degree:
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form
Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.EEO Plan 2018-2021Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices.Discrimination Free Work EnvironmentThe District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/15348
. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
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