Classified Employment Opportunities
COORDINATOR, CAREER TECHNICAL EDU. & OUTREACH
Career Technical Education
PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE
Friday, January 3, 2014
(initial screening deadline - open until filled)
DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014
The Career Technical Education (CTE) and Economic Development Office of Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking a qualified individual with demonstrated presentation and digital media skills to join an outstanding team providing high quality services and instruction to our district, local employers, and most importantly to our students. This is a categorically-funded, full-time, Classified position. The hours of employment will generally be Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., but work schedules will vary, including evenings and some Saturdays, so candidates must have scheduling flexibility to meet the changing needs of the department. Appointments are contingent upon Funding and Board approval.
The CTE and Economic Development office is a hub connecting the district with employers and county workforce development initiatives. It oversees K-16 CTE partnerships and is involved with the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and with the Sonoma County JobLink. Key to its mission is increasing the publics awareness of the high quality CTE programs offered by SRJC, maintaining robust career pathways and articulation agreements from high schools to SRJC CTE programs.
Under direction, the CTE Outreach Coordinator convenes articulation meetings between high school and community college faculty and oversees the districts Credit by Exam (CBE) procedure conducted at high school sites. This procedure provides high school students with the opportunity to earn college credit for their articulated high school courses. The Coordinator assists students, their parents, and high school staff, with SRJCs concurrent enrollment and CBE processes. The Coordinator collaborates with college faculty to develop and deliver engaging presentations that provide overviews of the districts high quality Career Technical Education (CTE) programs to diverse audiences. The Coordinator develops, edits, and translates into Spanish, marketing materials, digital videos, web sites, and utilizes social and digital-media to connect to and engage potential students and employers. The Coordinator represents SRJCs CTE programs at career fairs and other public events.
Required Abilities and Knowledge:
The ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish, both verbally and in writing, with an emphasis on public speaking to diverse audiences; maintain cooperative working relationships; facilitate connections and collaboration among various constituents; maintain attention to detail with a global perspective; work independently with a minimum of supervision; take initiative and manage multiple priorities; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population. The knowledge Career Technical Education program initiatives and best practices, state standards for secondary schools; high school articulation; community college curriculum standards, student learning outcomes, assessment, and Credit by Exam policy and procedures; related federal and state regulations; emerging technologies including proficiency with MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, HTML, and teleconferencing equipment.
Associate's degree AND increasingly responsible experience involving outreach and event coordination in a field related to career technical education. AND bilingual ability in Spanish is required. Demonstrated sensitivity to and experience working with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disabilities and ethnic backgrounds of high school and/or college students; OR the equivalent.
- Bachelor's Degree in Communication, Marketing or related discipline
- Experience with video editing and website maintenance software
- Experience working in a community college environment
- Experience working with diverse teenagers and adultsCompletion of post-secondary CTE course(s) or program(s)
- Knowledge of CTE K-14 initiatives/best practices: Articulation, Career Pathways, Concurrent enrollment;
- Work-based learning, Soft Skills/21st Century work skills, Contextualized learning, et al.
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.
- This classification requires the use of a personal vehicle while conducting District business. Must possess a valid (Class C) California drivers license and an acceptable driving record, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration and licensing.
- Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking.
The Coordinator, Career Technical Education and Outreach, facilitates and documents the development of articulation agreements and oversees implementation of the Districts Credit by Exam procedure at area high schools. The Coordinator serves as the single point of contact in collaboration with post-secondary partners for coordination of CTE program presentations.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Oversees exchange of curricula; coordinates and conducts meetings between high school and SRJC faculty with the objective of aligning curriculum; facilitates the development of new articulation agreements between SRJC and high schools located in the greater region to establish concurrent enrollment or Credit by Exam opportunities; maintains documentation and currency of existing high school-SRJC articulation agreements in conformance with the Statewide Pathways initiative models; oversees the process of conducting Credit by Exam at high school sites; monitors SRJC student applications; collaborates with Admissions and Records staff to enroll high school students into Credit by Exam sections; maintains currency with the Districts student application and enrollment/concurrent enrollment processes and procedures; plans, organizes, and coordinates communications and meetings; maintains professional and collaborative relationships with Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE), secondary school faculty and District staff; regularly interacts with high school students, parents, faculty, counselors, and college faculty; tracks student enrollment and outcomes and develops reports demonstrating aggregate outcomes; attends District CTE advisory committee meetings; delivers reports on status of high school articulation and Credit by Exam outcomes; maintains currency of the colleges High School Career Pathways web site; documents and disseminates all career pathway and articulation agreements; designs and delivers presentations, in both English and Spanish, about CTE programs and services at multiple venues in the region; develops and disseminates English/Spanish videos and other digital/print media marketing products featuring the Districts CTE programs; collaborates and supports outreach efforts on behalf of the Districts various CTE program initiatives and instructional departments.
In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
- A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Classified Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
- If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
- A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the Examples of Duties section of this announcement.
- A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
- Current Resume.
- Copies of transcripts of all college level course work; unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
- Completed Supplemental Questionnaire. Please respond in type-written format (not to exceed one page) to the following question.
Describe your knowledge of high school and post-secondary Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. Explain why enrolling in a high quality CTE program is good choice for most students.
- Copy of current (dated within the past 6 months) DMV printout verifying a good driving record.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)
In addition to the pre-employment requirements listed under the Application Materials and Procedures section in this job announcement, the candidate selected will need to successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination at the Districts expense.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$4,467 - $5,431 per month (2013/14 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $4,925 (placement within this range based on experience as documented in application materials.)
Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents (benefits premiums are pro-rated for part-time employees).
Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 6.67 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).
MORE ABOUT SRJC
Application Materials & Procedures
To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :
Human Resources Department
Santa Rosa Junior College
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE (707) 527-4954
FAX (707) 527-4967
The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is
open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
All documents included in your application file become the property of
the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening
will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be
submitted for each opening.
is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required
materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on
the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration.
Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be
considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.
Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those
applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited
to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The
Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the
Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board
Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses
related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out
of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel
stipend for their administrative interview(s).
you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability
in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the
Human Resources Department.
OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
- Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.