Temp/Hourly Pgm Coord – Transitional Studies

Shoreline Community College
Shoreline, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Job Summary


Job Type: Part time (15 hours/week)

Department: Transitional Studies

Salary: $18.10/hour

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

The Transitional Studies unit includes the college’s ABE, ESL, I-BEST, High School+, GED, CEO, and LCN programs and supports students—including many historically underserved/marginalized, first generation, and ELL students—to successfully navigate and achieve their academic and career goals. The programs within this unit support students with varying backgrounds and educational pathways, including learning English, getting a high school diploma or GED, taking college-level classes, or preparing for a career. Working within Transitional Studies requires a commitment to pluralism and equity as well as fostering an environment of inclusiveness among students, faculty, and staff.

This part-time position is under the direction of the Transitional Studies Program Manager and would involve overseeing the main office and supporting the administrative functions of the Transitional Studies department and its programs in-person. Among other things, this includes assisting with outreach and communication, student inquiries and concerns, CASAS testing, and helping input data into the Washington Basic Education Reporting System (WABERS).

Essential Job Duties

  • Oversee the Transitional Studies main office and provide in-person assistance to students
  • Address student inquiries and concerns in-person and virtually (via email/phone)
  • Enter and review data through State reporting system
  • Assist with student outreach and onboarding
  • Help with communications to Transitional Studies students, staff, and faculty
  • Assist with scheduling and proctoring of CASAS tests
  • Provide broader administrative support for Transitional Studies unit as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/experience
    • Experience working in Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), or Transitional Studies programs
    • Microsoft Office Access, Excel, Teams, SharePoint, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word programs
  • Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competence
  • Ability to professionally interact with a diverse population of students, staff and faculty
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and deal effectively with upset individuals
  • Reliability, punctuality and ability to use discretion in decision making processes
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both oral and written English
  • Knowledge of more than one language
  • Knowledge of WABERS or other state/federal reporting systems
  • Conditions of Employment


  • Ability to meet the physical demands of sitting for prolonged periods of time at a desk/computer workstation, using repetitive arm, hand and finger movements
  • Ability to work in an open office setting with frequent in-person interaction and numerous interruptions, work under pressure, and handle multiple tasks/prioritize competing demands.
  • Ability to read printed materials and a computer screen.
    These positions may work full or part-time on an on-call basis, for periods of one week to six months, to fill in for permanent staff absences. As an hourly on-call position, there is no predictability or guarantee of the number of hours/days that may be scheduled. Hourly employees maintain an “at-will” employment relationship meaning that either you or the College may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason. Hiring of this position is contingent upon available funding as determined by the College President.

    Persons with disabilities have the right to reasonable accommodation in all aspects of employment with the College. This includes, but is not limited to recruitment, application, hiring, training, termination, conditions of employment, and any other employer-supported activities. Applicants requesting accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected].

  • In compliance with the Immigration & Nationality Act, proof of authorization to work in the US will be required at the time of hire. In addition, employment for this position requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or documentation of eligibility for a religious or medical exemption as of October 18, 2021 forward.
  • A collective bargaining agreement exists and membership in the Washington State Federation of Employees (WFSE) or payment of a service fee may be required dependent upon total number of hours.
  • Other conditions that may apply will be detailed upon offer of employment.
  • This position is overtime eligible.

  • In accordance with RCW 28B.112.080, applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current or past places of employment. Required Materials

    To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • NEOGOV online application/profile
  • Letter of interest addressing each qualification
  • Current resume

  • Please Note: Once application materials have been submitted, you may not modify the application.

    *Community Standard Statement

    "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly ..."

    -- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Shoreline Community College is a place for students, employees, and the community to pursue excellence in education in an environment dedicated to equity, inclusiveness, and self-reflection. We value respectful, dynamic interactions and lively discussion. We strive to create an environment where everyone is supported and valued. Shoreline Community College does not tolerate hateful, violent, or discriminatory actions that target any person or group based on their beliefs, customs, identity, or affiliations. When one of us is diminished, all of us are diminished.

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