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PROGRAM SPECIALIST (Student Success/Counseling)

Employer
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Location
San Jose
Salary
$71,950 - $87,822 Annual Salary (Range 89: Classified Salary Schedule Fiscal Year 2023-2024). Starting placement is generally at Step 1.

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Technology, Analysts & Programming, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
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Institution Type
Community College

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PROGRAM SPECIALIST (Student Success/Counseling)

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Close/First Review Date: 06/23/2024

Campus Location: Evergreen Valley College

Position Description:
POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Specialist (Student Success/Counseling) reports to the Division Dean of Student Success at Evergreen Valley College. The work schedule is 12 months per year; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This position is represented by CSEA (California School Employees Association), Chapter 363.

POSITION PURPOSE

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, coordinate a large number of activities within a special program ranging from recruitment to producing handouts and marketing materials and providing information to student participants. Functional direction may be provided by a Counselor or Instructor assigned to the program.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assist in the coordination and implementation of program activities.

2. Conduct community outreach, including public presentations and expanding and maintaining a community network, both on and off campus; presentations to be to both student groups and community members.

3. Produce and disseminate communication materials.

4. Plan and organize orientations and events.

5. Attend a variety of program-related functions on and off campus.

6. Coordinate general front office activities including referring students to appropriate locations, answering the phones, assisting in preparing reports and program correspondence.

7. Collect and assemble statistical data regarding program activities and achievements.

8. Maintain program accounts and perform regular bookkeeping activities.

9. Provide general administrative support to the program.

10. Learn and follow program policies and procedures.

11. Perform other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

1. Office administrative practices and procedures including filing and the operation of standard office equipment, particularly personal and online computers and appropriate application software - MS Office suite of applications, Internet browsers.

Skills and Ability to:

1. Ability to demonstrate success in communicating effectively before diverse audiences, establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships, speak and write clearly in English, and work with attention to detail.

Required Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. Associate’s degree.

2. Two years of related experience.

Desired Qualifications:


District’s Diversity Requirements
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

    Salary Range:
    $71,950 - $87,822 Annual Salary (Range 89: Classified Salary Schedule Fiscal Year 2023-2024). Starting placement is generally at Step 1.

    Benefits:
    Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Classified employees also receive vacation, 12 sick leave days and 20 paid holidays.

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/

    About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
    The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

    As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% – AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

    The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.







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  • Organization

    With student learning as its primary focus, the San José/Evergreen Community College District provides continuous access to a wide range of comprehensive and flexible post-secondary academic and occupational programs that prepare Silicon Valley residents of all ages for balanced and productive lives and successful careers. To reach these educational goals, the district provides the appropriate support services to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population.

    In fulfilling this mission, the district assists students in achieving their educational and employment goals including, but not limited to, lower-division transfer and general education, two-year college degrees, certificates, distance learning opportunities, basic skills instruction, English as a Second Language, economic development, adult non-credit courses, targeted career training, and community services courses.

    Human Resources

    Human Resources serves those individuals dedicated to providing educational opportunities and critical support services to the students from our communities.  Our role is to attract the very best for our students to ensure that staff, faculty and administrators are skilled in their profession, sensitive to students needs and welcoming to all who come to San Jose-Evergreen Community College District.

    Human Resources is to safe guard the interests of the District and promote the professional growth, health and well-being of all its employees. The Human Resources Services Group provides direct service and support to individual employees.  We work together with our partners at the colleges and district –wide operations to develop initiatives that foster the continuous development of our workforce.

    The employees are the foundation upon which this District realizes the values it upholds through the dedication, leadership and understanding demonstrated by our faculty and staff.

    San José/Evergreen Community College District is for the professional who is committed to equity and excellence, and attracted to a work environment dedicated to student success.  We welcome you to our community.

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