TEMPORARY Professional Development Coordinator

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TEMPORARY Professional Development Coordinator

Salary: $33.45 Hourly
Location: Reedley College, CA
Job Type: $ATS$JobTypeJobType
Division: RC Office of Instruction
Job Number: 202100461-T

General Purpose
Under general supervision, performs a variety of complex professional and technical work in support of District/college professional development activities; works with the Professional Development Committee to plan, create and implement all professional development programs; serves as a resource to campus, program and organizational development initiatives; conducts needs assessments/evaluations and develops training programs; and performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
  • Meets with managers, supervisors, workgroups and individuals; may coordinate with Institutional Research to develop individual and group survey instruments; conducts needs analyses and identifies performance and training needs; identifies organizational and workgroup barriers to performance; develops and proposes training, development and/or other initiatives.
  • Coordinates and works with the Professional Development Committee, the Academic Senate, the Classified Senate and the Office of Instruction to plan, schedule, conduct and evaluate training and development programs customized to meet department and workgroup needs; designs and develops new and/or adapts instructional materials, including workbooks, skill-building and role-playing exercises, case studies, handouts and other materials relevant to department or workgroup needs; evaluates participant feedback and modifies programs and instructional materials.
  • Following instructional system design methodology, designs and develops curricula and instructional materials for new custom-developed training programs; reviews training and development objectives, course content and instructional materials with District departments to ensure their appropriateness and relevance to meet training and performance needs; pilot tests and refines content and materials; designs and develops workbooks, tests and other instructor and participant teaching and learning aids; evaluates and modifies programs based on experience and training feedback.
  • Performs small-group and individual coaching for skill improvement and other purposes; conducts mini-needs analyses; creates scenarios and scripts for participant use; coaches employees on development of personal improvement plans; follows up on progress and recommends additional development initiatives and action steps.
  • Conducts literature research to design, develop and revise employee training curricula and training materials.
  • Oversees, coordinates and tracks all training and professional development activities and attendance campus-wide and manages the preparation and maintenance of narrative and statistical reports needed for a variety of grants that support professional development; keeps accurate records, files and materials.
  • Oversees the research, identification and expansion of grant and funding opportunities for professional development and oversees the submittal of clear and comprehensive grant proposals.
  • Represents the college and makes presentations to various groups within the District, other educational institutions, community organizations and governmental agencies.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal and state laws and reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.

  • Prepares memoranda, reports, process documentation, correspondence and other written materials; designs graphics for training and other materials.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of:
  • Theory, principles, practices and techniques of training and instruction, particularly as related to adult development in an employer setting.
  • Methods and techniques for conducting needs assessments and designing training programs, includ­ing instructional system design methodology.
  • Principles, practices, techniques and tools applicable to organizational improvement analysis.
  • Principles and practices of group facilitation.
  • Principles and practices of public personnel administration.
  • Modern organization and management principles and practices.
  • Federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to the administration of human resource programs, employee relations and employee training practices.
  • Research methods and data analysis techniques.
  • Principles and practices of sound business communication including proper English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, purchasing and maintaining public records.
  • Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work being performed.
  • Personnel Commission Rules, Board Policies, Administrative Regulations, Human Resources procedures and collective bargaining agreements.
Skills and Abilities to:
  • Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, rules and policies.
  • Assess training, development and organizational improvement needs and design cost-effective programs and approaches to meet needs.
  • Conduct effective training programs.
  • Facilitate large and small-group interactions for improvement processes.
  • Make presentations and present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively to diverse audiences.
  • Research and identify grant and other funding opportunities for professional development; submit comprehensive grant proposals.
  • Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence, analytical studies and other written materials.
  • Use computer tools and software to develop presentation and instructional materials and aids.
  • Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential personnel issues and employee situations.
  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment within areas of responsibility.
  • Develop and implement appropriate procedures and controls.
  • Use tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues, situations and concerned people.
  • Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Prepare and present periodic training sessions as directed.
  • Operate a computer and use standard business software.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in public or business admin­istration, human resources, psychology or a related field, and three years of increasingly responsible experience in the design and delivery of employer-based training and development and/or organizational development programs and services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance program.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. Employees are frequently required to walk and stand; and lift up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with District managers, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet.

The employee may be required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and to adjust to work schedule changes and requirements to work overtime.

Assessment Process

All SCCCD employees will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. To learn more about this requirement, visit the Vaccine Mandate information page or go to scccd.edu.

Only the most qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the assignment. The current vacancies are at Madera Community College and Reedley College.

To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd/jobs/3302151/temporary-professional-development-coordinator

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State Center Community College District (SCCCD) was formed in 1964 when it assumed control of Fresno City College and Reedley College. SCCCD serves approximately one million people and 18 unified and high school districts in more than 5,500 square miles of urban and rural territory, including most of Fresno and Madera counties and portions of Kings and Tulare counties. SCCCD is governed by a seven-member board of trustees who represent seven trustee areas. Total district enrollment for the fall semester 2012 is over 34,000 students. SCCCD is a merit system district with over 2,300 faculty and classified staff represented by the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The total operating budget for SCCCD in 2012-13 is $168 million. 

Fresno City College, established in 1910, enrolls in excess of 22,000 students and offers more than 100 associate of arts and science degree programs and 60 certificate of achievement programs in vocational/occupational areas. Reedley College, established in 1926, is located in Reedley (approximately 25 miles southeast of Fresno) and enrolls approximately 6,200 students in a variety of courses and degree programs in occupational education and the arts and sciences. SCCCD operates three educational centers with a combined enrollment of approximately 8,300 students. The Willow International, Madera and Oakhurst centers offer programs in general education for transfer and two-year degrees. In addition, the district offers occupational and technical training at its Career and Technology Center and the Training Institute.

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