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Curriculum & Scheduling Specialist

Employer
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Location
Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
Community College
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Job Details

Job Title:

Curriculum & Scheduling Specialist

Position Type:

Classified

Position Code:

2CIN14

FTE:

1

Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):

$4,883.00/month

Job Location:

Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545

Department:

Academic Services

Job Summary:

The Chabot College Community

Chabot College is committed to educational equity in its academic programs and college services so that students may achieve their personal, educational, and career goals. Our equity work today builds upon a strong history: the Puente and Umoja (formerly Daraja) learning communities, now models which have been replicated across the state, were created at Chabot College. These programs have paved the way for a series of additional educational and student support programs intentionally focused on equity that thrive at Chabot College today. Chabot College is located in Hayward, California, the third most diverse city in the United States. We serve a highly diverse student population and are proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Information about the demographics of our campus community can be found here (http://www.chabotcollege.edu/ir/).

Serving our diverse community requires a culturally-responsive approach that recognizes the myriad strengths and assets that our students bring to the campus community. We do so by promoting a classroom and co-curricular learning environment that is inclusive, collaborative, engaging, and challenging, and where respect, dignity, and integrity are core values. We see students as producers of knowledge, not just consumers of knowledge. We work to reframe inequities as a problem of practice, and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and institutional responsibility.

Joining Our College Community

We seek equity-minded applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to an educational community. We look for applicants who:

1. Accept their shared role and responsibility in addressing opportunity and achievement gaps experienced by students
2. Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of difference
3. Empower the underrepresented and underserved
4. Demonstrate cultural competence and cultural humility
5. Have experience and success in closing student equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices, or are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about implementing practices that achieve these goals
6. Believe that all people have the right to an education and work environment free from fear, harassment, or discrimination
7. Are dedicated to addressing issues of social justice
8. Actively seek to disrupt institutional and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically marginalized communities
9. Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Curriculum & Scheduling Specialist for Chabot College in Hayward, California.

Under general supervision, perform a variety of highly specialized technical and clerical duties involved in the development of the College catalog and course schedule as well as faculty assignments; update and track curriculum changes within the Banner system and on the web; review, analyze, process, and correct course scheduling data and related materials submitted by the Deans; and input data into Banner system in order to produce the College class schedule, the College catalog, full-time faculty load sheets, and adjunct faculty assignments.

Representative Duties:

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

1. Plan and coordinate the development of the schedule of classes: establish timelines and confer with College administrators to determine instructional requirements.

2. Oversee and support database management, data entry, and room assignments.

3. Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems and issues related to the development of the schedule of classes (fall, spring, summer, and/or intersessions) to ensure compliance with curriculum and District policies and procedures.

4. Provide technical expertise to the Curriculum Committee on Instruction regarding curriculum proposals and past practices; maintain College catalog file; maintain course outline files; assist in coordinating College catalog changes.

5. Monitor curriculum development and assure accurate input of all new, revised and inactivated courses into instructional databases; assure the accuracy of curriculum and prerequisite codes, load factors, and conformance with District policies and state guidelines; maintain comprehensive curriculum master files and other related databases; assist faculty in the calculation of hours as noted in course unit values.

6. Attend College Enrollment Management Committee meetings (CEMC); assist with gathering information for CEMC.

7. Analyze and verify course information from division deans to set up courses as approved by the curriculum committee; work with deans to resolve discrepancies; input data into Banner to create the courses for the college catalog.

8. Input the department subject rubric into the database; create override codes, in-progress codes, and combinations of probability statements to set up the prerequisite for the courses.

9. Verify class information to add a class from the deans; access the instructional database and input data; assign date, days, time, hours, room, and instructor name for class.

10. Create all campus Course Reference Numbers (CRN) for regular schedule course and special circumstances, including independent study, credit by exam, student sections, and cross-enrollment for UC.

11. Communicate with Student Services during each registration period regarding course changes, cancellations, and additions.

12. Assign California Community College Taxonomy of Program codes, Student Accountability Model codes, and course classification codes.

13. Produce all faculty teaching assignment contracts and resolve discrepancies in teaching assignments and loads; assist deans in the resolution of discrepancies in teaching assignment and load.

14. Calculate instructor assignment workload value for all classes including cross-listed, cross-linked, and open-lab classes; generate instructor teaching assignment sheet for approval and distribution.

15. Oversee the maintenance and updating of the Instructor Workload Assignment Sheets and contracts that carry the workload value of all classes and any exception to the normal workload pattern; monitor instructor workloads to assure contract compliance; serve as a resource to District’s Chief Negotiator concerning instructor workload matters; serve as a resource to District Human Resources to verify and update faculty teaching records as they pertain to salary.

16. Coordinate with College administrative services in the accurate and timely payment for faculty; verify and update teaching assignment records per semester to provide for accurate placement on salary schedule; work closely with District Human Resources/Payroll Services to identify and resolve errors in salary schedule report each pay period; verify accuracy and update salary schedule each pay period.

17. Prepare and generate statistical records and reports regarding instructor workload.

18. Answer questions from Division staff about faculty assignments, room assignments, and course questions.

19. Serve as a liaison between Information Services and the College on all technical databases that affect schedule preparation, MIS reporting, and curriculum; download, proofread, and edit printed and electronic class schedule for public distribution bi-annually.

20. Analyze database and computer programming requirements of the scheduling and curriculum office functions and provide technical information to programmers regarding database needs; serve on computer software planning committees.

21. Provide work direction and information to student personnel as assigned; establish priorities, timelines, and procedures.

22. Collect and input data for new rooms, room attributes, and resources into Banner and the scheduling program; assist deans and others with room searches and room scheduling.

23. May coordinate college-wide room use and room scheduling; update and maintain scheduling system for rooms, course changes, and event changes; serve as system expert on campus.

24. May maintain and update Academic Services website.

25. Perform other administrative support duties including tracking and logging full-time and part-time faculty evaluations, compiling and distributing part-time faculty mailbox and permit list, and maintaining log of Personnel Action Forms for the purpose of Board approval.

26. Utilize various computer applications and software packages; maintain and generate reports from a database or network system.

27. Operate office equipment including computer equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, and facsimile machine.

28. Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Any combination of the following would provide a typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities.

Education/Training:

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by two years of college level course work in information systems, business administration, public administration, liberal studies, English, or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree is desirable.

Experience:

Two years of responsible technical, administrative, and/or secretarial experience including experience involving responsibilities related to the preparation of complex documents. Experience with instructional programs desirable.

Minimum Qualifications:

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:

1. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

2. Principles of organization and timeline preparation.

3. District organization, operations, policies, terminology, rules, programs, and objectives.

4. Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.

5. Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.

6. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

7. Principles and procedures of record keeping.

8. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:

1. Perform a full range of complex technical duties; think analytically and exercise a high degree of independent judgment in applying highly complex laws, rules, and regulations.

2. Organize and coordinate the preparation and production of major projects.

3. Prepare and coordinate with Divisions/Departments the process of schedule building and catalog development.

4. Understand and apply faculty contracts to faculty load and assignment sheets.

5. Understand and use an MIS system as it pertains to the development of the schedule and curriculum.

6. Understand course guidelines and the calculation of course hours as they relate to course units.

7. Reason and define problems, collect data and draw valid conclusions.

8. Analyze situations and make decisions in procedural matters.

9. Gather and compile data in written, tabular, and graphic form.

10. Critically review source data and detect and correct errors.

11. Manipulate data, format reports, and publish final documents.

12. Perform mathematical computations of moderate difficulty.

13. Understand the organization, operation, and services of the District as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.

14. Interpret and apply administrative and departmental policies and procedures.

15. Independently prepare correspondence and memoranda.

16. Implement and maintain standard filing systems.

17. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance.

18. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

19. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

20. Work independently in the absence of supervision.

21. Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.

22. Meet critical deadlines while working with frequent interruptions.

23. Work cooperatively with other departments and divisions, District officials, and outside agencies.

24. Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries and requests for information.

25. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

26. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

27. Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Banner Experience

2. Class scheduling experience and/or curriculum process knowledge

Job Work Schedule:

40 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., hours may vary depending on department needs, occasional evening and weekends required as needed, 12 months/year.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting.

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of
employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against
any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious
creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other
similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its
own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Posting Number:

AS456P

Open Date:

10/12/2021

Close Date:

11/02/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Organization

Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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