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Cohort Learning Communities Program Assistant - Hourly

Employer
Highline College
Location
Des Moines, WA
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Job Details

General Summary

Posting will be open until filled, with priority screening for applications received by October 7, 2022.

The Cohort Learning Communities (CLC) Program Assistant will work under the general supervision of the CLC Program Director. The CLC Program Assistant will provide students, staff, program participants, and/or the public with information on the purpose of, and the activities related to, the CLC Programs. They will compose written communications, design informational flyers, create newsletters, and other correspondence as well as establish and maintain records relating to program operations. Any performance of clerical duties is in support of the incumbent's performance of specialized tasks.

Please be advised beginning October 18, 2021 ,of the Washington State employees' requirement to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Additional details are located in the Supplemental Information section.

Essential Tasks

The CLC Program Assistant will:

  • Recruit students from high schools, the church community, and community organizations, serving as the primary contact with program participants; provide information regarding program policies and activities; perform a variety of public relations functions;
  • Compose correspondence, printed materials, and/or news releases related to program policies, procedures, and operations; edit materials for accuracy, appearance, readability, and style;
  • Use spreadsheet and database software to develop and maintain records; including an alumni database as well as a detailed list of all tasks in progress and completed;
  • Confer with other campus departments and outside agencies; serve as a resource person for campus committees concerned with program operations; interpret statistical data, historical activity reports, and other materials in the functional area;
  • Coordinate arrangements for program activities such as meetings, conferences, student orientations, and informational sessions;
  • Schedule appointments and meetings;
  • Perform complex word processing tasks such as merging and sorting, integrating text with graphics, spreadsheet, and data base files, uploading and downloading, and creating footnotes and outlines;
  • Work with student leaders to organize and plan student activities including university and cultural field trips and events;
  • May direct the work of others including CLC student leaders/student employees;
  • In collaboration with the CLC Program Director, assist in initiating planning and overseeing the development and implementation of mentor and mentee programs;
  • Attend Professional Development training, conferences, and regional symposiums (i.e Umoja Conferences);
  • Perform related duties as assigned including, but not limited to, providing ongoing personal, academic, and career counseling to first-year, second-year, and continuing students.
Qualifications

REQUIRED:
  • High school diploma or equivalent; AND
  • 2 years of full-time clerical experience;
    OR
  • Equivalent education/experience.
Supplemental Information

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 employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law. Conditions of Employment
Highline College does require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff and faculty –– with waivers for specific exemptions –– for those who physically attend courses, operations, or other in-person activities. This decision was made in accordance with higher education proclamation 20-12.4. A candidate will not be asked to report their vaccination status unless they are hired by the college. If a candidate chosen for hiring is not fully vaccinated from COVID-19 and plans to submit a medical or religious exemption to this employment condition, the hiring process will be suspended until a decision has been made regarding any exemption application which is submitted. A candidate will not be allowed to do any work for Highline College or be onboarded as a new employee during the time period when the exemption is being considered. The request for an exemption does not guarantee approval.

THE COLLEGEHighline College prides itself on its commitment to diversity and equity, its institutional culture of collegiality and innovation, its globalization of curricula and its inclusion of the community in its programming. Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional- Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science, four-year degrees.MISSION AND VISIONAs an essential part of our mission and vision, diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.APPLICATION PROCEDUREYour online application must include the following to be considered complete:1. A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of the position;

2. Letter of Interest (Cover Letter) describing how your skills and abilities relate to this position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

National Criminal Background Check may be required;
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highlineNEED APPLICATION HELP?Should you have any difficulties uploading your documents or navigating the application process, please contact NEOGOV Technical Support at 1-855-524- 5627, Monday - Friday 6:00 AM to 6:00PM Pacific Time.HIGHLINE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERHighline College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status.REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONSThe College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodations in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (206) 592-3812. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the state's free telecommunication access service.TITLE IX POLICYHighline College complies with Title IX regulations. For details on our policies, see our website https://humanresources.highline.edu/faculty-and-staff/policies/title-ix/The College appointing authorities reserve the right and may exercise the option to make an employment decision prior to the conclusion of the recruitment process.

Organization

Highline College prides itself on its commitment to diversity and equity, its institutional culture of collegiality and innovation, its globalization of curricula and its inclusion of the community in its programming. Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500 students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing 35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity, community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional- Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science, four-year degrees.

MISSION AND VISION
As an essential part of our mission and vision, diversity, equity and inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
2065923270
Location
2400 S. 240th St.
Des Moines
Washington
98198
US
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