Sierra Community College District

Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities that it serves.

With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to 4 year Universities, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills. Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region.

Our award-winning faculty members enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise. We are also recognized nationally for excellence in our athletic programs.

 

14 job(s) at Sierra Community College District

SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES 1920-53 ROCKLIN CAMPUS Sierra College is seeking a full-time Program Director, Special Programs and Services. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Our District prides itself on academic excellence, having been named an Aspen Prize for College Excellence eligible institution for 2019. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latino/a/x, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Under the administrative direction of the assigned Dean of Retention and Completion, this position provides the leadership and operational direction to guide and facilitate innovative reforms for the integrated student special programs and services which include: Extended Opportunity Programs and Services/Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (EOPS/CARE), NextUp/Guardian Scholars, California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), TRiO , and other programs as assigned within the Guided Pathways framework. This position will assess internal and external effective best practices; collaborate with Research and Planning to establish, review and evaluate performance data; and collaborate with staff to conduct an intensive review of all program policies and procedures. The Program Director will recommend opportunities for policy, regulatory and guideline changes while ensuring legal and fiscal compliance until changes are authorized. The position will have a key focus in working closely with staff in other programs and services, in particular, Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS), RISE, Puente, Umoja, Veterans, Health and Social Services, Residence Halls, Financial Aid, the Success Center, Engagement Centers, Interest Area Counseling, Career and Transfer, Outreach and emerging partnerships built around the Guided Pathways Student Completion and Equity Strategic Plan. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Required Documents Please include: A Sierra College application, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as a Program Director, Special Programs and Services. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity in the workplace, including individuals with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in the campus community. Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than MONDAY, MARCH 23RD, 2020 . LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (U BUILDING) 5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BLVD ROCKLIN, CA 95677 (916) 660-7106 / hr@sierracollege.edu Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. Salary & Benefit Information: COMPENSATION Salary & Benefits: Supervisory salary of $114,204.02 per year with annual increases. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health & welfare as well as income protection, including retirement. Twenty-two (22) days of vacation and twelve (12) days of sick leave are provided annually. Employment conditions (salary, work days and benefits) are subject to change per Board approval. Duties: EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Facilitates the development, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of select Special Programs and Services that result in an increase in students served, student success, goal attainment, and successful transition into the workforce or on to a 4-year college or university. Meets and strategizes with program faculty and staff to develop effective methodologies to ensure maximum engagement, culturally responsive and trauma-informed processes and effective use of resource support for students served at all Sierra locations. Plans, implements, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, participates and collaborates in the work of staff responsible for programmatic implementation while also developing and administering the budgets for all programs and coordinating annual reports as requested. Interprets, articulates, implements and monitors compliance with federal and state requirements, local Board and Administrative Policies, applicable human resources procedures, applicable laws, and business services processes. In coordination with appropriate directors, managers, and coordinators, continues the process of integrating areas of oversight into a Guided Pathways framework to create programmatic efficiencies and opportunities designed to extend services to a broader range of the student body. Coordinates with all Sierra College locations and other departments providing retention and completion services to ensure the implementation and intentional delivery of services District-wide, and serves as the primary contact for assigned units. Develops and continuously improves programs, communications, and services in response to the changing needs of students; supports marketing and public information functions for the promotion of support services ensuring that the promotion is culturally-inclusive to the audience being reached. Assists with the coordination and planning of full- and part-time counselors and classified staff yearly and daily schedules for the purpose of ensuring appropriate departmental coverage within division standards; identifies resource needs and makes recommendations to allocate resources accordingly. Participates in the evaluation of regular faculty and adjunct faculty as assigned; participates in tenure review and/or mentoring processes as assigned. Assists in the development of short and long-range plans and goals for enrolled students, including specifically identified populations and historically underrepresented students within a Guided Pathways framework; modifies and/or revises policies and procedures as needed to ensure equity-mindedness and on-going compliance with Title 5 and other applicable regulations. Chairs EOPS/CARE as well as NextUp/GSP External Advisory Committees to establish an effective support system with local and regional partners, community organizations, social services, K-12 schools, and four-year colleges/universities. Coordinates, develops and implements programs for continuing students designed to deliver quality and intentional services in an efficient and equity-minded manner, to include but not limited to, student workshops, informational meetings, probation and intervention workshops, Interest Area programming and other related events and services. Develops, collects and analyzes pertinent district-wide data to ensure conformation to statewide Management Information System (MIS) requirements and data-informed decision-making. In collaboration with other stakeholders, provides leadership to deliver effective, innovative and intentional services and activities to improve student success, goal attainment and/or degree completion. Ensures quality of program accountability, including program reviews and audits for evaluation of student outcomes and overall program quality. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments regarding integrative planning and community college initiatives. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Education and Experience Guidelines- Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education : Master's degree from an accredited college or university Experience : Two years full-time experience or the equivalent within the last four (4) years in one or more of the following fields: Instruction or counseling or both in a higher education program for students who are former foster youth, first generation, historically underrepresented or educationally disadvantaged; Administration of a student services program/department in an institution of higher education; Teaching, counseling or administration in secondary education, working predominantly or exclusively in programs for students who are foster youth, educationally disadvantaged, first generation or students of color or Administrative or supervisory experience in industry, government, public agencies or private social welfare organizations, in which the responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively related to experiences of marginalized identities. QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Guided pathways tenets; Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations including Title V Regulations for categorical programs; Current higher education retention and success trends, issues, strategies, regulations, and compliance in the state, regionally, nationally and internationally; Methods to successfully support individuals with varying backgrounds, which includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities, sexual orientation, individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups; Database management, student information systems, statistical data interpretation and the application of information technology to success, retention and completion programs; Collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution techniques; Accounting and budgeting methods, audit procedures, statistics and data interpretation; Management concepts and practices, including change management, organizational and motivational techniques; Personnel management practices and techniques of supervision and staff evaluation; Employment processes, collective bargaining processes, data collection, and report writing; Laws, regulations, and legislation relevant to assigned program areas; and Safety practices. Ability to: Manage and direct the activities of and provide effective leadership for categorical/grant-funded programs, services, and operations; Envision, develop and maintain short and long term strategic plans; Coordinate and direct student success programs for general and specific identifiable student populations; Apply an equity-minded framework and ensure programs, services and processes are designed and delivered to meet the varying needs of all students; Supervise, organize and review the work of assigned staff involved in the outreach, in-reach, and retention of community college students; Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for providing student success and retention services that are culturally-responsive to the populations being reached; Establish culturally responsive and trauma-informed practices within all facets of the programs; Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals; Participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; Promote comprehensive solutions involving a diverse body of stakeholders; Bridge gaps between instruction and student services; Conduct ongoing research and evaluation of best practices; Identify and respond to sensitive organizational issues, concerns and needs; Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of assigned staff; Compile data and prepare accurate reports; Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community; Adhere to critical deadlines while working with frequent interruptions; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Commit to equity and student success; Interact and work effectively with a diverse population utilizing exceptional interpersonal and intercultural skills; Perform consistently under the pressure of deadlines and other administrative demands; Plan and manage in an environment of shared governance; Demonstrate integrity and consistency; Communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Effectively coordinate group work efforts; Effectively utilize social/interpersonal skills; Utilize listening and negotiating skills; Interact effectively with District faculty and staff and the community; Set priorities and establish goals and objectives; Approach all duties of the position with an equity-minded perspective that supports and promotes inclusion and diversity; Exercise sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff; Organize work and manage time effectively; and Conduct effective meetings. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard, and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents, and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Job Function: Student Support Services Hire Type: External Required Documents: Cover Letter Closing Date/Time: 03/23/2020
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 1920-52 PRESIDENT'S OFFICE ROCKLIN CAMPUS Sierra College is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant in the President's Office. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latino/a/x, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. Sierra College is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Under general supervision from an assigned Director, Dean or Associate Dean, the Administrative Assistant performs complex administrative, secretarial and clerical assistance duties in support of an assigned area; provides advanced and complex administrative and secretarial assistance to academic and classified staff, students and the public; and performs a variety of special tasks and projects relative to assigned area of responsibility. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Required Documents Please include a self-assessment that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed on the job announcement, including: The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as an Administrative Assistant - President's Office. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the workplace, including individuals with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in the campus community. Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than MONDAY, MARCH 16TH, 2020 . Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Cover letters and resumes are not required but may be included if applicant so desires. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. Tentative Interview Dates: April 8 and 9, 2020 Board of Trustees Approval: April 21, 2020 Tentative Start Date: April/May 2020 TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (U BUILDING) 5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BOULEVARD ROCKLIN, CA 95677 (916) 660-7105 / hr@sierracollege.edu If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. Salary & Benefit Information: Salary & Benefits: $24.29 per hour, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Current work hours are subject to change in accordance with pertinent provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Family coverage health, dental and vision insurance, P.E.R.S. retirement system, income protection, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, and holidays as provided according to District policy. Duties: EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Performs secretarial and administrative support duties for an assigned manager; relieves administrator of a variety of clerical, technical and administrative details. Screens office visitors and telephone callers; responds to sensitive questions, complaints and requests for information from administrative, management, academic, and/or classified staff, the general public and students; communicates information in person, by telephone or electronic mail. Maintains a calendar of events to assure timely coordination of office activities and status of assigned projects; schedules and arranges meetings and appointments; coordinates activities with other divisions and departments; makes travel arrangements for staff. Facilitates communication between assigned administrators, students, academic and classified staff, other offices, educational institutions, public agencies and the general public; interacts and relays information, questions and decisions regarding administrator's area of assignment. Composes correspondence independently; prepares responses to letters, general correspondence and personal inquiries of a sensitive nature for administrator's approval; formats, types, proofreads, duplicates and distributes correspondence, notices, lists, forms, memoranda and other materials according to established procedures, policies and standards. Establishes and maintains filing systems including confidential files; establishes and maintains files for information, records and reports; maintains records related to specific area of assignment. Compiles, verifies, summarizes, records and evaluates information; prepares and distributes narrative, statistical and financial data; completes reports; verifies and reviews forms and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures. Facilitates the coordination of schedule production; coordinates and inputs data in accordance with established District policies and procedures; calculates class hours for reporting to state for apportionment purposes. Coordinates classroom usage between divisions and locations; releases room schedule for electronic publication. Monitors enrollment figures and recommends necessary additions or cancellations; enters corrected data into database. Creates, verifies, edits and distributes hourly and full-time faculty loading records; monitors faculty workload and leave provisions; ensures compliance with provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements. Records and verifies faculty, classified, student and hourly temporary time sheets; calculates and processes faculty stipends; generates and proofs monthly faculty pay reports and submits for processing. Coordinates, schedules, compiles, tabulates and processes faculty member performance evaluations. Assists in budget administration; tracks and reconciles budget activity; posts, monitors and tracks invoices, credit card and other expenditures; prepares purchase requisitions, check requests, independent contracts, and claims for reimbursement. Maintains records of expenditures and income for organizational unit supplies; initiates, codes and monitors fund transfers from various budget accounts. Prepares requisitions and claims for reimbursement; resolves invoicing, purchase order and other financial documentation questions or problems with vendors. Prepares financial documents and reports; prepares and balances financial summaries. Arranges or coordinates with staff the use of campus and off site facilities and meeting rooms; researches room charts for available locations; initiates and submits required forms for use of facilities. Operates office equipment including computer equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier and facsimile machine; utilizes various computer applications and software packages; maintains and generates reports from a database or network system. Orders office supplies, equipment and materials; assures proper functioning of office equipment; coordinates repairs of office equipment as needed. Coordinates and oversees specialized functions or projects; assures that work is performed in a timely and accurate manner; uses independent judgment to develop and provide recommendations, suggestions or information as appropriate. Receives mail and identifies and refers matters to the administrator in order of priority. Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Education and Experience Guidelines: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in business administration, secretarial science or a related field. Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible secretarial and clerical experience preferably in an administrative office of a public agency or in an educational environment. Knowledge of: Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Principles, practices and procedures of business letter writing. Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems. Principles, practices and procedures of fiscal, statistical and administrative record keeping. Principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette. Basic mathematical concepts. Basic research methods and techniques. Work organization and basic office management principles and practices. English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary. Ability to: Understand the organization and operation of the assigned division and/or department as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand and apply administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations and ordinances. Perform a range of administrative, technical, secretarial and clerical duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Independently compose and prepare correspondence and memoranda using correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Respond to requests and inquiries from students, staff, or the public; effectively present information in person or on the telephone to students, staff, or the public. Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Take and transcribe dictation, if required by the position, at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Research, compile, analyze, and interpret data. Implement and maintain filing systems. Train and provide work direction to others. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Work effectively with minimal supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Job Function: President's Office Hire Type: External Closing Date/Time: 03/16/2020
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COORDINATOR 1920-51 ROCKLIN CAMPUS Sierra College is seeking a Safety and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Our District prides itself on academic excellence, having been named an Aspen Prize for College Excellence eligible institution for 2019. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latino/a/x, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. Sierra College is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Under direction of the Vice President Administrative Services or other designated supervisor, the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (SEPC) is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and administration of the District's workplace safety programs, including a comprehensive emergency preparedness program. Program goals include: protecting the lives, health, and safety of our campus community; securing and protecting facilities, property, and equipment from loss; maintaining essential academic and business services and operations; and providing for timely restoration of services, functions, and facilities. As the District's point of contact for safety and emergency preparedness, the SEPC interacts and collaborates extensively with students, staff, outside law enforcement, and other stakeholders. The SEPC also partners with regional, state, and federal emergency management personnel to ensure that the District emergency preparedness program complies with applicable regulations and aligns with federal, state, and local emergency management standards. This position may be required to assume a supervisory or managerial role within the incident command structure during response and/or recovery phases of an emergency. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Required Documents Please include: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as a Safety and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity, including individuals with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) and how these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices in the department and the campus community. Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH, 2020 . Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Sierra College Human Resources Department (U Building) 5100 Sierra College Boulevard Rocklin, CA 95677 (916) 660-7105 hr@sierracollege.edu Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. Salary & Benefit Information: COMPENSATION Salary & Benefits: Supervisory salary of $88,329.87 per year with annual step increases. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health & welfare as well as income protection, including retirement through CalPERS. Twenty-two (22) days of vacation and twelve (12) days of sick leave are provided annually. Employment conditions (salary, work days and benefits) are subject to change per the collective bargaining agreement. Duties: Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT Develop and maintain District-wide and campus-specific health and safety plans and emergency preparedness plans that advance the District's safety/emergency preparedness goals. Research and prepare culturally-responsive training manuals, policies, protocols, procedures, reports, and other materials needed to effectively implement the District and campus-level health and safety/emergency preparedness plans. In collaboration with Marketing staff, develop District emergency preparedness web pages that provide appropriate emergency management information to the campus community and general public. Working with Instruction and Information Technology staff, update and maintain internal Health & Safety and Emergency Preparedness web pages to provide environmental health and safety and emergency preparedness information and resources to District staff. SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION Collect and analyze campus data to help inform District safety and emergency preparedness efforts. Remain informed of national and statewide campus safety issues and regulations affecting emergency preparedness plans. Develop and distribute health and safety/emergency preparedness information to students, faculty, staff, law enforcement, government agencies, and other entities. Manage communications with the four campus communities to keep them informed and engaged in health and safety/emergency preparedness efforts. Regularly monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of both the District-wide and campus-specific health and safety and emergency preparedness programs through assessments and reviews; analyze and interpret outcomes; recommend appropriate corrective actions; communicate results and follow-up on issues or concerns until resolved. Oversee and maintain staffing of the campus-specific Incident Command Teams. When directed, respond to District emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days week. Provide leadership and guidance during emergencies that impact a District campus. Working with Professional and Organizational Development staff, develop, coordinate, schedule, and implement health and safety/emergency preparedness training for District personnel and students. Maintain the currency and readiness of the campus-specific Incident Command Teams through the planning and implementation of appropriate Incident Command System (ICS) classes and periodic drills. As the District's subject matter expert, inform and educate the campus community about health, safety, and emergency preparedness in a culturally-responsive manner. Provide necessary support to faculty, staff, and student groups in their health and safety/emergency preparedness efforts. Develop after-action reports after training exercises or emergency incidents. LIAISON Serve as the District's health and safety/emergency preparedness liaison/point of contact for federal, state, and local emergency response personnel. Develop relationships with safety and emergency preparedness staff in local agencies that could be involved in mutual aid situations. Attend meetings, workshops, conferences, and other activities to update skills and knowledge base. Participate on and serve as chair of the District Safety Committee. BUDGET/SUPPLIES Monitor and apply for external grants related to health and safety/emergency preparedness, and administer awarded grants and contracts. Develop annual program budget recommendations; submit recommendations for the purchase of safety and emergency preparedness equipment and supplies. Monitor the approved program budget to accomplish health and safety and emergency preparedness objectives. OTHER In partnership with Campus Security, oversee the management and dissemination of emergency notifications during tests and actual incidents using Sierra College's emergency notification systems. Analyze and coordinate regular testing to ensure proper functionality. Identify and help implement technological systems that can assist with emergency management. Be aware of, understand, and follow all District policies. Drive a motor vehicle to various campus locations to attend meetings, respond to incidents, and pick up/deliver materials. Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: One of the following: Associate's degree or 60 units of coursework High School Diploma or GED/equivalent with five years of experience in an area related to emergency management, criminal justice, health, or other related field. Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible management experience in emergency preparedness, continuity planning, emergency management, public safety, public health, or other related field. Experience planning and implementing emergency and disaster preparedness programs, including implementing policies and processes. Experience working on relevant Federal, State, and local policies and procedures related to emergency management and safety. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or above in emergency services administration, communications, emergency management, criminal justice, fire technology, health, business, public administration, or other related field. Five to eight years of experience in emergency management or related field. Previous law enforcement, firefighting, or EMT experience. FEMA credentialing (or equivalent) as a professional or master continuity practitioner. Experience teaching in topics related to emergency preparedness. Previous experience working within an academic institution. Certification, professional license, or credential in one or more of the following: Business Continuity [e.g. Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP), Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)] Emergency Management [e.g. Associate Emergency Manager (AEM), Certified Emergency Manager] FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner (MEPP) or International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Certified Emergency Manager QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and reporting requirements pertaining to safety, welfare, and emergency preparedness of personnel and property. Current trends in campus safety and emergency preparedness. Completion of Emergency Management Institute courses: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, and IS 800. Completion of National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) training. Certifications in ICS to 400 level preferred, with a minimum of 100 level. Organizational and fiscal management strategies within a multi-faceted, community-based program setting, involving community resources, and public/private services and funding sources. Effective strategies in emergency and disaster preparedness programs. The needs of vulnerable populations during emergencies. Community college participatory governance process. Emergency preparedness resources available in the State of California, and in particular Placer, Nevada, Sacramento, and El Dorado Counties. Familiarity with emergency notification systems. Ability to: Coordinate and direct campus personnel, students, and members of the public to assure safety in emergencies, drills, and other critical situations. Plan small and large-scale training events for students, staff, and community. Apply a high degree of independent judgment and creativity to resolve both minor and major incidents. Maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with a variety of public and private organizations. Build agreement among numerous agencies with competing interests. Exercise strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Work collaboratively with a diverse campus community. Exercise sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Exercise caution and perform tasks safely in potentially hazardous environments. Work effectively and independently in a pressurized environment. Effectively lead, train, supervise, motivate, and evaluate assigned staff. As necessary, implement corrective action. Use a variety of computer software tools to enter, modify, and retrieve documentation, reports, activity logs, and other data, and to compose and prepare correspondence, bulletins, reports, and other written materials. Assess, manage, implement, use, and apply technology in the management and delivery of programs and services. Process and handle a broad range of confidential information with discretion. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Prepare professional correspondence, position advertisements, and informational brochures. Complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner. Work a flexible schedule, including evening/weekend assignments and occasional long shifts. Physical Suitability Requirements: Must be able to function in an office environment engaged in work of primarily a sedentary nature and occasionally function in an outdoor setting, at times during severe weather or less than optimal conditions, and to accomplish the following with or without reasonable accommodation: Almost Constantly: Sit, to accommodate desk work; utilize vision sufficiently to read printed material and computer screens; utilize hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, over the telephone and to hear sound prompts from equipment; utilize manual and/or finger dexterity to keyboard and/or utilize mouse to operate computers and other office equipment; stand upright and forward flexing, stoop, lift from low, level, and overhead (maximum of 50 lbs.), carry (maximum of 50 lbs.), push and pull to move mail, packages, desks and other furniture; maintain cardio-vascular fitness to function effectively while managing emergency situations. Occasionally: Walk, to move about office and campus; utilize manual and/or finger dexterity to drive an automobile to accomplish official travel inside and outside the District. Must have current, valid driver license (will drive campus vehicles). Hire Type: External Required Documents: Cover Letter Closing Date/Time: 03/17/2020
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Feb 08, 2020
Full Time
INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT - TECHNICAL SUPPORT 1920-48 TAHOE-TRUCKEE CAMPUS Sierra College is seeking a full-time Instructional Assistant - Technical Support. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. This opening is for our Tahoe-Truckee Campus. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latinx, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Under direction of an assigned manager, the Instructional Assistant-Technical Support provides library support services as needed; and supervises and provides training to student and/or other temporary workers; coordinates tutoring services; proctors student tests and exams; performs a variety of technical and instructional support duties at the Tahoe-Truckee Campus; sets up equipment for instructional labs and maintains lab equipment, facilities and materials; installs, configures, troubleshoots, and services computer workstations used in faculty, administrative offices and instructional lab environments. The responsibilities are approximately 50% instructional assistance in the library and 50% technical support of the Tahoe-Truckee Campus. The position and its duties are more broadly supported by the department at large, which is located in Rocklin. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Required Documents Please include a self-assessment that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed on the job announcement, including: The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as an Instruction Assistant-Technical Support (Tahoe-Truckee). Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in Sciences and Mathematics and in the campus community. Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than FRIDAY, MARCH 13TH, 2020 . LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED . Cover letters and resumes are not required but may be included if applicant so desires. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (U BUILDING) 5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BLVD ROCKLIN, CA 95677 (916) 660-7106 / hr@sierracollege.edu Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. Salary & Benefit Information: COMPENSATION Salary & Benefits: $26.78 per hour, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Current work hours are subject to change in accordance with pertinent provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Family coverage health, dental and vision insurance, P.E.R.S. retirement system, income protection, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, and holidays as provided according to District policy. Duties: EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Oversees the daily operations of the library/tutoring/testing center to ensure correct student identification procedures and administration of tests; provides students and instructors with test feedback; reports alleged cases of scholastic dishonesty. Participates in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; provides input regarding budget(s) development; monitors budget expenditures and coordinates purchasing to meet needs within budget(s) parameters; coordinates budget(s) transfers. Provides one-on-one training to students and faculty on proper usage of the course management system; provides group training to students as needed. Maintains testing center to ensure uniform implementation of proper testing policies and procedures; ensures security of testing materials and maintains confidentiality regarding test proctoring; reviews, recommends and enforces changes in testing center procedures. Collects data and prepares reports regarding testing center utilization trends and characteristics. Coordinates individual and group test or examination proctoring according to instructor directions; coordinates various testing procedures including paper and on line testing and distance education assessments. Develops and coordinates proctoring procedures and appointments between instructors and students from other educational institutions; arranges for space and equipment at the testing center for proctoring needs on behalf of outside educational institutions. Provides reasonable accommodation with regard to test and examination proctoring for students with physical and/or learning disabilities; maintains a testing center environment which allows attention to user requirements; ensures a quiet testing environment. Provides a variety of clerical and administrative support; maintains up-to-date inventory of assigned equipment and other assets including licensing agreements; ensures that identification tags, licenses, warranties, repairs, and upgrades are properly recorded; responds to telephone and other inquiries. Oversees student assistants and other temporary work forces; recruits, interviews, hires, and provides orientation and training to new student/temporary employees; assigns projects and daily work; evaluates work performed; monitors student/temporary workers hours worked and budgets. In accordance with District IIT guidelines and policies, participates in network and computer support operations for the assigned extension site; plans, installs, configures, troubleshoots, maintains, upgrades and optimizes workstations and peripherals; ensures continuous operation of equipment and software; monitors and adjusts software and peripheral equipment including specialized software that supports a variety of technical courses offered by the College. Connects workstations to network end points and participates in activities to connect with College-wide networks; configures user preferences on individual workstations including user and email profiles, special application requirements, printers, and peripheral configurations; sets-up student accounts onto local workstations; connects end-user telephones, as assigned; monitors computer capacity and performance; diagnoses and repairs or replaces computers, peripherals, and their components; ensures security of systems; coordinates disaster recovery backup strategies to minimize systems downtime; documents systems activity and user problems; requests or arranges for assistance, servicing, and/or repair of departmental computer equipment with District information technology staff. Utilizes server based applications for system management. Installs and configures all computer and network related upgrades and enhancements to increase productivity, compatibility, and efficiency; replaces and/or repairs faulty equipment including servers, computers, printers, and other peripherals; coordinates and communicates system changes with technical staff and peers; performs installation for additions, moves, and changes to locations of District staff, lab computers, and related equipment. Responds to computer system emergency situations such as service interruption, system failures, power outages, and damaged media and hardware; uses a range of troubleshooting techniques to resolve network hardware and operations problems. Administers computer systems including workstations in assigned areas, laboratory, andor tutoring areas; provides initial computer technical assistance to faculty, staff and students; maintains departmental databases; sets-up, maintains, and demonstrates the operation of a variety of computer interfaces, peripherals, and related software used for instruction, demonstration simulations and administrative services. Interacts with vendors to coordinate hardware and software issues; serves as technical liaison to external vendors and specialists obtained by the District to provide support. Provides support to the AAD Department's computer laboratory; provides assistance to students and other users having diverse levels of ability and from multiple academic disciplines; assists with setup and operations; prepares customized instructions for use of application software; inspects laboratory computers for necessary repairs and maintenance and makes repairs or arrangements for servicing; coordinates with LRC staff to make available Macintosh computers in open labs that contain the appropriate design software as well as adequate memory and configuration. Provides multimedia support and Web page maintenance; develops graphics and video libraries; assists in producing graphic instructional materials; purchases and maintains all multimedia and computer-related equipment; sets-up multimedia/audio visual equipment; provides trouble-shooting assistance with multimedia/audio visual equipment and computer software/hardware; provides specifications, evaluates, and makes recommendations on current multimedia/audio visual equipment; creates and maintains assigned web page and assists faculty members with their individual sites; creates and upgrades available classroom demonstrations on website. Provides technical assistance to library patrons; maintains resources used in research and library operations; provides technical assistance to patrons in the use of library equipment and computers. In cooperation with the Assistive Technology Specialist in Rocklin, serves as primary contact person within computer labs regarding situations that relate to assistive technology and alternate media production; responds to questions; resolves issues as necessary; trains students with disabilities in the use of assistive technology. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Basic budgeting and bookkeeping concepts and techniques. Basic inventory and purchasing processes and procedures. Basic tutorial and instructional techniques. In-depth technical knowledge of personal computers including the relationship and usage of various input and output components. Macintosh® operating systems. Protocols and procedures for setting up new equipment, troubleshooting, and performing routine maintenance; basic network protocols. Personal computer based local area networks, network operations, and connectivity between servers. Principles and procedures of test proctoring at the college level. General maintenance and upkeep procedures for audiovisual equipment. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including applicable software applications such as word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, and database management. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of the State Education Code and other legal requirements related to area of assignment. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy. Oral and written communication skills. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to: Relate positively to students in a teaching/learning environment and recognize student needs. Listen actively and effectively, identify and solve problems, and facilitate problem solving. Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines. Perform general technical and operational duties in support of the assigned department. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, database management, and desktop publishing applications. Set-up, install, configure, and maintain computer workstations and peripheral equipment. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair equipment, machines, and computer hardware and software. Provide system and user support, analyze technical problems and recommend optimal solutions. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Interpret technical manuals. Proctor and administer tests and examinations according to instructor guidelines. Enforce testing center policies and procedures and maintain a secure environment for proctoring examinations. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, database management, network management, desktop publishing, and Internet navigation applications. Train new student and/or other temporary help. Work independently and collaboratively. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Two years of college. Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience in instructional support or similar experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily indoors in an education center/classroom/laboratory setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office and/or classroom/laboratory setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Hire Type: External Closing Date/Time: 03/13/2020
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Feb 08, 2020
Full Time
INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT - STUDENT SUCCESS AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS (OUTREACH) STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES NEVADA COUNTY AND TAHOE-TRUCKEE CAMPUSES Sierra College is seeking a full-time Instructional Assistant - Student Success and Support Programs (SSSP) with an emphasis in Outreach. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. The Nevada County Campus (NCC) primarily serves students who reside in the western Nevada County areas of Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley, and its nearby smaller communities. The ideal candidate will join a campus staff who understand that they have a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of residents from these rural communities. As such, the ideal candidate will share the college's commitment to educating and supporting its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. This includes understanding the socioeconomic challenges that students may face specific to living in this region. Our District prides itself on academic excellence, having been named an Aspen Prize for College Excellence eligible institution for 2019. This position serves both centers located in Nevada County, at 80% in Grass Valley at the Nevada County campus and 20% in Truckee at the Tahoe-Truckee campus. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latino/a/x, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Under direction of an assigned manager, the Instructional Assistant-SSSP provides a full range of support in a variety of responsible and specialized duties related to participating in the planning, development, organization, coordination, and implementation of enrollment and retention programs, services, operations, and activities to assist, enroll and retain community college students. This position provides services and guidance to current and potential college students; assists in the coordination of campus career development programs; provides information to students and performs related duties as required to ensure compliance with District policies and applicable state and federal laws and regulations. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Required Documents A Sierra College application, Resume, and A self-assessment that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed on the job announcement, including: The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as an Instructional Assistant-SSSP. Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in the campus community. Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH, 2020. LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Cover letters and resumes are not required but may be included if applicant so desires. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (U BUILDING) 5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BLVD ROCKLIN, CA 95677 (916) 660-7106 / hr@sierracollege.edu Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. Salary & Benefit Information: Salary & Benefits: $24.29 per hour, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Current work hours are subject to change in accordance with pertinent provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Family coverage health, dental and vision insurance, P.E.R.S. retirement system, income protection, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, and holidays as provided according to District policy. Duties: EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Assists in high school outreach and other public and community related efforts; participates in the development and implementation of appropriate methods and procedures to optimize efficient and effective delivery of services to potential and enrolled students; assists with services to increase access, student retention and success. Performs a variety of specialized duties related to the SSSP requirements regarding services for prospective, new, continuing and returning students; works closely with other departments and staff to ensure smooth implementation of SSSP component activities; communicates SSSP policies, procedures, regulations and other information. Trains, supervises and provides support to student employees; tracks and maintains yearly student employee hiring process at assigned campus; conducts performance evaluations; records and verifies student employee time sheets and coordinates schedules; resolves conflicts between student and/or other temporary help. Provides information and referrals on college programs, policies and procedures; explains program objectives and offerings; assists in the development and coordination of SSSP materials and handouts. Reviews and assesses official transcripts from other educational institutions and verifies acceptable accreditation; calculates student cumulative data and grade point average (GPA), converting data to semester system if prior educational institution operated on a quarter system; assesses transfer curriculum to determine District degree applicability, analyzing comparability and determining if specific courses satisfy graduation requirements or whether to recommend substitution of courses; determines eligibility to use DD214 service record as unit credits. Serves as campus liaison to district Evaluators and SSSP Program Manager to coordinate the posting of transfer credit. Performs academic records evaluation; evaluates Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degree petitions and certificate petitions. Reviews and evaluates high school transcripts and standardized test results. Completes CSU General Education and IGETC certifications. Provides information to groups of students and/or parents regarding: campus resources, technology services, clubs, policies and procedures, including enrollment, registration, payment, financial aid, educational pathways, support services, and technology services. Refers students to Counselors for educational planning, transfer and career planning, personal and crisis counseling. Provides technical assistance to students in major, career, college, and scholarship exploration including online computer-aided searches to identify opportunities, resources, application procedures and timelines. Assesses students' current knowledge and information needs to determine the appropriate starting point for using counseling department resources; follows department protocols to refer students to a Counselor as appropriate. Clears prerequisites and registration holds, processes forms and petitions; enters data and maintains up-to-date and accurate records of student activity. Assists in planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating SSSP related events, such as fairs, workshops, and other events. Functions as a technical resource for students referred by Counselors and faculty for information and assistance. Provides a wide variety of administrative support, may include but not limited to: composes and types correspondence, schedules meetings, appointments, and room reservations; attends meetings and serves on committees; performs general clerical duties; develops and processes forms; maintains and provides information, resource materials, and information on program activities. Designs, implements, and oversees a Student Ambassador program to assist with recruitment and retention efforts; writes program guidelines; interviews, hires, trains, schedules, and evaluates student ambassadors. Plans and coordinates college nights, informational meetings, orientations, tours, and other events targeted to junior high and high school students and their parents; prepares, installs and takes down exhibits and displays for college nights, fairs, and other outreach and recruitment events. Schedules in-person visits to various companies/agencies to develop professional relationships, enhance student career exploration opportunities and promote departmental and district resources and services. Performs related duties as required Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Two years of college with major course work in education, counseling, or a related field. Experience: Two years of experience, supporting counseling, enrollment, and other student services. Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish). As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS) Sierra College understands that it has great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. Therefore, it is preferred for the candidate in this position to be fluent in Spanish for both written and oral communication. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Job Function: Student Support Services Hire Type: External Required Documents: Resume or Curriculum Vitae Closing Date/Time: 02/28/2020
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Feb 04, 2020
Full Time
PSYCHOLOGY INSTRUCTOR 1920-46 FULL-TIME, TENURE-TRACK POSITION LIBERAL ARTS DIVISION ROCKLIN CAMPUS Sierra College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Psychology Instructor in the Liberal Arts Division. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Our District prides itself on academic excellence, having been named an Aspen Prize for College Excellence eligible institution for 2019. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latino/a/x, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. Sierra College is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive teaching strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students and ensure a successful learning environment. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, a Faculty Equity and Inclusion Certificate, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS There are five (5) required documents to apply for this position: Employment Application Resume or Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed above, including: The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities for teaching Psychology, including Research Methods and General Principles of Psychology. Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Applicable Transcripts Teaching Philosophy Statement that must include discussion of the following questions: What do you feel are the best strategies for supporting historically underrepresented and underserved students? Specifically, what are the key factors that contribute to their success and the closing of equity gaps in the classroom, particularly for African-American, Latinx, and Native American students? What role should faculty play in student success? Describe how your teaching approach has changed/evolved since you began teaching. Provide examples of what motivated the change(s). Candidates must apply at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than MONDAY, MARCH 16TH, 2020 . Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Sierra College 5100 Sierra College Boulevard Rocklin, CA 95677 (916) 660-7105 hr@sierracollege.edu Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. Salary & Benefit Information: COMPENSATION Placement on the District's Faculty Salary Schedule is dependent upon years of experience and level of education. Entry level is from $55,333.90 to $74,152.72 at time of employment. The current highest salary attainable after employment is $99,371.74. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health and welfare as well as income protection. Employees also will be members of the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS). Sick leave, sabbatical, and other leaves are available according to the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Duties: RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities and qualifications for this position include: Teaching Research Methods and General Principles of Psychology. Provide lecture and laboratory instruction. Evaluate student performance of students engaged in the study of psychology and other related courses. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about culturally responsive pedagogical techniques and effective practices for engaging students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in traditional classrooms. The faculty member will participate in curriculum development and in the review and assessment of student learning outcomes and course success rates disaggregated by race/ethnicity and other key demographics to ensure the success of all students. Participation in campus governance, faculty organizations and committees, departmental activities such as program review, and in one's own professional development is also an integral component of the position's regular responsibilities. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree in Psychology OR Bachelor's degree in Psychology AND Master's degree in Counseling, Sociology, Statistics, Neuroscience, or Social Work OR the equivalent. If claiming equivalency, please attach the Request for Equivalency Hearing form. The equivalency form may be found at: https://www.sierracollege.edu/about-us/human-resources/employment/index.php . Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States. Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here. Job Function: Liberal Arts Hire Type: External Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume or Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Transcripts Closing Date/Time: 03/16/2020
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Oct 25, 2019
Full Time
SHORT TERM - TEMPORARY POSITIONS ACCOUNTS PAYABLE TECHNICIAN Sierra College is requesting TEMPORARY APPLICATIONS be submitted for a short term/temporary Accounts Payable Technician pool for all Campuses. When a position becomes available, the Supervisor will pull applications from the pool and schedule interviews from there. Applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file for one year. These positions will be part time or full time depending on need but will last no more than 175 days. Salary & Benefit Information: $20.98 Duties: Summary Description Under direction of the Manager, Finance, processes District, Foundation and ASSC accounts payable transactions including payment of invoices to outside vendors and payment of expense reimbursements ;; maintains comprehensive and accurate financial records; and performs related work as assigned. Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Prepares and processes payments of invoices for purchases made by the District, Foundation and the ASSC. Verifies three way match, (invoice, purchase order and merchandise received/services rendered) has occurred prior to payment of invoice. Coordinates with appropriate Purchasing Office staff members regarding merchandise returns, change orders, partial payment authorization requests and cancellation of purchase orders; assists with issues related to damaged goods, returns, and incorrect invoicing. Notifies appropriate District staff of non-sufficient budget funds and requests budget transfers and follows up to ensure timely payments of invoices. Processes weekly check run using the campus ERP system (currently Banner Finance module) and the Intelecheck interface for printing of checks. Prints check register and payments by vendor reports, transmits reports to the Placer County Treasury. Maintains utilities schedules and monitors to ensure all monthly invoices are paid timely and coded to correct account coding Prepares journal entries for reclassification of expense. Reviews employee expense reimbursements for proper standard mileage usage, applies current IRS standard mileage rate, receipts, proof of payment and account coding. Prepare prepaid expense journal entry for all service invoices/contracts that occur in multiple fiscal years. Reviews monthly outstanding checks list provided by Placer County Treasury. Contacts vendor sand requests that checks be deposited. Researches lost checks, processes affidavits from vendors and reissues checks. Verifies credit memos are received for merchandise returned or invoicing errors. Verifies refunds received if appropriate and correct account coding. Reviews vendor statements to ensure all invoices listed are paid. If not, requests invoice from vendor and processes for payment. If paid, contacts vendor to resolve discrepancy and reconcile. Prepares annual 1099MISC reporting to vendors as required by IRS regulations for the District, Foundation and ASSC. Transmits the electronic 1099MISC and 1096 file to the IRS Maintains files of paid invoices and warrant registers. Requests updates to vendor profile as necessary with Purchasing Coordinator. Communicates with vendors and responds to inquiries. 16. Assists and provides information and documentation to auditors.; preparessupport schedules. 17.Prepares monthly Employment Development Department report of independent contractors paid by the District, Foundation and ASSC. 18. Monitors and pays, monthly service vendors and maintenance agreements; maintains tickler files for monthly payments, rents and leases. 19. Verifies that the correct sales tax rate is charged on all invoices.If out of state vendor and no California sales tax is charged, accrues sales tax on the invoice. 20.Tracks receipt of monthly District Cal Cards; follows up on statements not received by due date; enters all charges into spreadsheet and prepares monthly journal entry; notifies cardholders to process budget transfers as necessary to post/complete monthly Cal Card journal entry. Reviews statements for proper receipts, business purpose and approvals. 21. Prepare and reconcile monthly warrant report and submits for inclusion in Board of Trustees meeting agenda. 22. Participates in a variety of year end closing procedures; assists with accruing expenses and adjusting accounts payable balance. 23.Assists with closing POs throughout the year. 24.Send monthly open purchase order report by requisitioner for their review and closure. 25.Provides general assistance, information and answers questions regarding accounts payable procedures to District staff. 26.Maintains current knowledge of current state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to area of responsibility. 27. Participates in testing ERP System, (currently Banner and Intellicheck), a accounts payable module, as needed for periodic upgrades and patches. Operates office equipment including computer equipment, calculator, copier/scanner and facsimile machine, check folder and check printer; utilizes various computer applications and software packages. May train and provide work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of : Basic accounting principles. Accounts payable processes. Methods and techniques of financial record keeping. Principles and practices of financial report preparation Automated accounting systems and relational databases. Sufficient business math skills to perform algebraic and statistical computations. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to : Process District accounts payable transactions following established guidelines. Prepare journal entries. Understand and apply accounts payable procedures. Learn and apply current sales tax,and use tax, and IRS rules and regulations related to Accounts Payable. Learn and understand various vendor accounting procedures and reporting requirements. Maintain accurate and complete financial records, spreadsheets and audit trails. Perform arithmetic/mathematical computations of average to above average difficulty. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Type accurately at a rate sufficient to maintain office production. Plan, organize and prioritize work to meet changing deadlines. Work cooperatively with other departments, divisions and outside agencies. Communicate the staff and general public with courtesy and tact. Maintain confidentiality of information. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training : Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in finance, accounting or a related field. Experience : Two years of increasingly responsible technical accounting experience. Physical demands and Working Environment - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment : Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical : Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision : See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing : Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Hire Type: Internal Closing Date/Time:
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Oct 09, 2019
Full Time
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES 1920-16 STUDENT SERVICES DIVISION ROCKLIN CAMPUS Sierra College is seeking a full-time Program Director, Health and Social Services in the Student Services Division. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latinx, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. Sierra College has committed to foundationally re-engineer its programs and services and eliminate equity and achievement gaps using the Guided Pathways framework. Under administrative direction of the assigned dean, this position provides leadership and operational direction for the District's Health Centers and coordinates with regional social services agencies and health care providers to provide students on-campus access to community resources. This position also leads the district's Behavioral Intervention Team and works closely with the Title IX Coordinator to ensure appropriate response and support for students. The position establishes and reviews internal policies and procedures ensuring compliance with applicable local, regional, state and federal laws and regulations. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Required Documents Please include a Cover Letter that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed on the job announcement including: The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as a Program Director, Health and Social Services. What equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Data shows that intensive interventions are improving completion rates and reducing disparities in achievement at community colleges. This has raised questions about how much responsibility a college should take on to meet the basic needs of students who struggle with homelessness, food insecurity, mental health and other non-academic concerns. How do you see this position supporting and coordinating these services with both on and off campus units? Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college, including individuals with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in the campus community. Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are not required but may be included if applicant so desires. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (U BUILDING) 5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BLVD ROCKLIN, CA 95677 (916) 660-7106 / hr@sierracollege.edu Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7106. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. Salary & Benefit Information: Salary & Benefits: Supervisory salary of $114,204.02 per year with annual increases. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health & welfare as well as income protection, including retirement. Twenty-two (22) days of vacation and twelve (12) days of sick leave are provided annually. Employment conditions (salary, work days and benefits) are subject to change per Board approval. Duties: EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Plans, organizes and directs the clinical practice of Health Services at all sites. Leads the District's Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) utilizing best practices as informed by current training and in alignment with regional resources. Coordinates with the college's Title IX Coordinator and Human Resources department to ensure appropriate support for students and consistency in regards to governing laws and compliance. Develops, implements and oversees a network of synchronized and coordinated support for students through a "one-stop" point of service model to include campus mental/health services, community services, and social service delivery. Meets and strategizes with institutional and regional stakeholders to develop effective processes and procedures to ensure maximum student benefit and resource utilization for students served at all locations. Provides rapid response to technology, email, and telephone-based alerts that relate to the behavioral, physical and social service needs of Sierra College students. Selects, assigns, trains, supervises, evaluates, counsels, and disciplines staff performance; plans, coordinates, and provides appropriate training in a manner that is culturally-responsive, including but not limited to assigned nurses, counselors, therapists, interns, and other employees. Orients and supervises independent (contracted) health care professionals, including licensed therapists, interns, etc. Maintains a secure, accessible system of confidential medical records in accordance with applicable standards of practice and state and federal laws. Assists contracted healthcare providers (physician, etc.) with their delivery of direct services. Initiates, administers, and updates appropriate contractual agreements. Serves on district Incident Response Team and participates in related activities as appropriate. Serves as a resource for the college community and campus departments on issues of health promotion, disease prevention, and safety and health advocacy; creates and delivers presentations to students and staff as appropriate and in a culturally-responsive manner. Ensures that required up-to-date licensure and/or certifications for professional staff and services are on file. Ensures a high quality of care is provided to all students. Adheres to the appropriate Scope of Practice for Registered Nurses as defined by the California Board of Registered Nursing; maintains licensure and continuing education. Conducts periodic needs assessments and participates with members of the college community in planning programs that respond to identified needs. Designs and implements new programs and monitors existing programs for applicability, safety, and effectiveness. Ensures an appropriate inventory of medical supplies, equipment, and medications are maintained; provides for appropriate procurement, storage, security, and maintenance of inventory. Ensures the effective oversight and compliance of all electronic medical records systems and their management. Ensures ongoing compliance with District policies and procedures, applicable county, state, and federal regulations, licenses, and standards. Establishes, reviews, and appropriately revises administrative, clinical, and operational policies, procedures, and protocols. Develops, coordinates, and administers budgets; monitors and controls expenditures consistent with District goals, policies, and the department's mission. Chairs and/or serves on committees working on health, safety and social service issues for the college community; serves on other committees as appropriate. Coordinates communication of interoffice and district-wide information ensuring that the communication is created and delivered in an equity-minded manner. Sets and maintains regularly scheduled hours of operation and attends meetings as required. Plans, develops, analyzes, critiques, and evaluates computerized applications and record keeping systems to maintain official records as required by District policy and administrative procedures and submits them in accordance with college procedures. Complies with departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care, and security of college equipment and District property. Advises administration of unsafe conditions or potential hazards and recommends solutions. Participates in the evaluation of regular faculty and adjunct faculty as assigned; participates in tenure review and/or mentoring processes as assigned. Conducts program reviews. Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Current standards of college health service practices, applicable county, state and federal regulations, and available resources in the field; Safety issues related to student health services, equipment, and facilities; Strategies and methods which enhance student success in the community college setting; Principles and practices of administration, leadership, and supervision, including planning, organizing, assigning and reviewing work, performance appraisals, discipline, and employee selection and development; Social service delivery systems, campus services and community services; Methods to successfully support individuals with varying backgrounds, which includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities, sexual orientation, individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups; Database management, information systems utilization, statistical data interpretation, and the application of information technology to support success, retention, and completion programs; Collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution techniques; Accounting and budgeting methods, audit procedures, statistics, and data interpretation; Management concepts and practices, including change management, organizational and motivational techniques; Personnel management practices and techniques of supervision and staff evaluation; Employment processes, collective bargaining processes, data collection, and report writing; Laws, regulations, and legislation relevant to assigned program areas; and Safety practices. Ability to: Direct and administer thriving and successful community college Health Services programs; Serve as liaison with the community, health care professionals, and local agencies in offering services, making effective referrals to help the well-being of students, and coordinating health care resources; Develop relationships with community-based organizations and social services agencies and build partnership agreements to bring services to the campus; Connect students to community based services and college resources; Follow Advocacy & Resource Center procedures and processes for case management; Manage and direct the activities of and provide effective and innovative leadership for self-funded/categorical programs, services, and operations; Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures to provide health and social services that are culturally responsive to the populations being served: Work with designated computer programs and systems; oversee records management and accountability; Participate in institutional research activities and grants as needed; Understand and work within the mission and philosophy of the California Community College; Effectively plan, organize and schedule work assignments; Hire, evaluate, and supervise the work of project personnel; Learn, interpret, and successfully apply district policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; Organize, prioritize, and accomplish assigned work within established time frames; Analyze problems, determine effective solutions, and take independent action for successful results; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Exercise tact, listening skills, diplomacy, and good judgment in all stakeholder interactions; Learn from errors, determine appropriate corrective action, and prevent repeated occurrences; Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including those from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and ability backgrounds; Work independently with little or no supervision; Exercise sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff; Apply an equity-minded framework to ensure programs, services and processes are designed and delivered to meet the varying needs of all constituent groups; Demonstrate integrity and consistency; Effectively coordinate group work efforts; Interact and work effectively with a diverse population utilizing exceptional interpersonal and intercultural skills; Utilize listening and negotiating skills; Interact effectively with District faculty and staff, and the community. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education and Experience: Incumbent must possess a Master's Degree or higher degree in Nursing, a Master's Degree in a Clinical Field related to Nursing OR a Graduate Degree in Nursing, having satisfactorily completed a Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the California BRN (Board of Registered Nursing). Incumbent must be certified as a Registered Nurse and Family Nurse Practitioner by the State of California and possess National Board Certification as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner. Incumbent must possess a California Furnishing Number and Drug Agency Enforcement Number. Incumbent must possess a valid California Class C or higher Driver's License in order to accomplish official travel between District sites and other destinations in District or privately owned vehicle. Preferred Experience: At least three years of increasingly responsible experience related to the administration of health services, Demonstrated progressively responsible and successful experience in health education and health promotion activities, Demonstrated recent successful experience as a health care professional preferably in an outpatient/college setting, Demonstrated effective crisis and behavioral intervention skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Incumbent must be able to function indoors in a medical clinical environment engaged in work of primarily a sedentary to moderately active nature and to perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodation: Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Maintain cardio-vascular fitness to function under stress in emergency and crisis situations. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents, and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Job Function: Student Services Hire Type: External Required Documents: Cover Letter Closing Date/Time:
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
Systems Administrator 1920-10 Information & Instructional Technology Division Rocklin Campus Sierra College is seeking a full-time Systems Administrator in the Information & Instructional Technology Division. Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term: 26% of Sierra College's students are Latinx, 3% are African-American, 2% are Filipino, 5% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 6% are multiracial and 57% are White. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Sierra College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our students. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff and surrounding community, while ensuring a successful learning environment. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Under general supervision, the Systems Administrator ensures continuous and efficient functioning of District host, network, and web servers; coordinates and performs ongoing administration of an integrated operating system that includes security management, exchange, structured query language, and system servers; evaluates system requirements, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware and software compatibility; and performs a variety of tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Required Documents Please include a cover letter that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications listed on the job announcement, including: The ways in which your education, training, and/or work experience enable you to do the job of Systems Administrator. Address each of the types of knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the vacancy announcement for this position. Use specific examples. Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college population, including individuals with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice in IT and in the campus community. Candidates must submit a Sierra College Online Application available at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/ DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are not required but may be included if applicant so desires. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. SIERRA COLLEGE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT (U BUILDING) 5100 SIERRA COLLEGE BOULEVARD ROCKLIN, CA 95677 (916) 660-7106 / hr@sierracollege.edu Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7106. Salary & Benefit Information: COMPENSATION Salary & Benefits: $35.90 hour, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Current work hours are subject to change in accordance with pertinent provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Family coverage health, dental and vision insurance, P.E.R.S. retirement system, income protection, life insurance, sick leave, vacation, and holidays as provided according to District policy. Duties: EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS AND TASKS Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Plans, researches, installs, configures, tests, and monitors operating software for District-wide servers and networks; installs and maintains software upgrades and releases. Monitors systems, network, web, and database performance, analyzing performance statistics, and modifying systems or database operating parameters; maintains data files and monitors system configuration. Designs, implements, and administers access security and permissions for use of hardware and software; establishes and enforces District server standards and protocols. Determines the type and frequency of backups for systems and database files; designs, writes, and tests backup and recovery procedures; reviews backup procedures with department staff members; oversees and performs backups. Schedules system downtime with end users and technical staff members to facilitate hardware and software upgrades, changeovers, and backups. Formulates and implements systems and database tuning strategies; monitors disk space availability, removing, relocating, or adjusting files to optimize space. Ports applications and data from one platform to another; installs, integrates and tunes software systems and databases; implements data conversions and transitions from old to new systems; maintains application software. Designs and implements custom applications using batch processing tools or appropriate programming languages, such as shell and kernel-level programming. Updates and assembles control programs; develops and updates interface programs. Develops procedures to assist help desk and other staff in operating systems; creates rules for use by programming and applications support staff. Receives and resolves user help desk calls; documents calls, forwarding work order requests to the appropriate technology staff. Serves as a point of coordination among organizational units for server and network support; participates in troubleshooting to resolve complex network problems, including connectivity, internet access, email, and file servers. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of trends in system and network administration, intrusion detection, and assimilating and disseminating technical information to staff members. Administers the District's network servers including VLANs, firewall, switches, and routers; configures and corrects system parameters, directory structures, security, and software; assigns and maintains network addresses. Builds and maintains proxy servers, domain name servers, and email servers; creates mail exchange processes. Monitors network traffic and implements approaches that optimize network performance and security; evaluates network bandwidth and throughput; maintains system directories and files. Authorizes server users and maintains accounts, passwords, and permissions. Analyzes and participates in planning network requirements in areas such as capacity, security, and performance. Monitors and tunes database SQL server and other relational database system (RDBMS) performance; participates in defining database structures and relationships. Analyzes, modifies, tests, and debugs existing database structures, systems, and programs; identifies problems and makes modifications to systems and individual programs; analyzes and resolves problems with database applications by consultation with users. Administers access security to database tables including adding and deleting users, and controlling database login passwords. Administers the District's web/application servers including backup, search engines, logs, and documentation; monitors website presence and positioning of key information for access to directories and search engines. Consults with administrators and staff to establish design and access standards for the website; recommends, applies, and implements web navigation methods; configures servers to control file caching, font and color mapping, and other features. Coordinates and participates in scripting and programming of website features and applications, including those for processing transactions. Installs, configures, tests, and administers multi-platform third party applications. May train and provide work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Advanced Linux or equivalent operating system, including installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, shell programming and C programming. Current Linux network operating systems including installation, maintenance, upgrading, troubleshooting and scripting. Host computer database management system concepts, methodologies, analysis, and design. Database design techniques and host computer logical and physical database structures and relationships, including those for networked personal computer systems. Computer network design, installation, configuration, and maintenance procedures and practices, protocols, equipment, specifications, design, and integration. Computer security concepts and methodologies. Domain name servers and mail servers. Standard query language (SQL) extensions and other relational database management systems. Language and writing skill to read, understand, and prepare system documentation and instructions. Math skills to record sums, fractions, and statistical data. Human relations skill to convey technical concepts to others and to facilitate problem solving with individuals and small groups. Ability to: Administer host computer systems, wide-area networks, web servers, and database structures. Install, configure, and troubleshoot system, database, and application software. Apply various system administration and general software packages/applications for accessing and administering host computer databases and to utilize network utilities for sending and receiving electronic mail. Write programs to support operations and use SQL extensions to access a relational database and library and lexical functions. Design host computer logical and physical database structure and relationships, including those for personal computer and network systems. Work independently and collaboratively, follow logical progressions of program systems and think logically, creatively, and in abstract terms. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Analyze and solve technical problems under extreme time pressure. Orient/train other technical staff members in system/computer operations. Read and interpret technical manuals and other documentation. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in mathematics, data systems, computer science, or a related field, supplemented by specialized training in applications programming or systems analysis. Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience installing and maintaining systems software in an environment using relational database management systems. Industry certifications or experience may substitute for some higher education. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. May require UNIX or equivalent industry certification. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: Advanced Lunix or equivalent operating system, including installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and Shell Scripting. Current SAN Storage technologies. Current Cloud Based Technologies, and Virtualization Technologies. Advanced Linux Admin including NFS, DNS, print management, authentication methods and security. Strong Bash shell scripting a must. Puppet knowledge is a plus. Python knowledge is a plus. F5 and PaloAlto knowledge is a plus. Ability to: Administer VMWare Environment, blade and clustering technologies. Script routine management tasks in PowerShell and Bash shell. Offload workloads to cloud based services and leverage cloud administrative tools. Expertise in MS Active Directory, and domain management. Maintain and configure monitoring Systems. Effectively document technical designs and procedures. Administer Git Hub/Server and utilize DevOps methodologies with regard to automating server builds and deployments in both on-premise and cloud environments. Network security with ability to administer and gather logging data from networks, servers, firewalls and perform threat analysis, and design and implement proactive defense strategies. VMWare server and SAN configuration and management preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Job Function: IIT Hire Type: External Required Documents: Cover Letter Closing Date/Time:
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
SHORT TERM - TEMPORARY POSITIONS FINANCIAL AID TECHNICIAN Sierra College is requesting TEMPORARY APPLICATIONS be submitted for a short term/temporary FINANCIAL AID TECHNICIAN pool for all Campuses. When a position becomes available, the Supervisor will pull applications from the pool and schedule interviews from there. Applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file for one year. These positions will be part time or full time depending on need but will last no more than 175 days. Summary Description Under general supervision of assigned manager, performs a variety of specialized and technical duties in support of financial aid programs and services; receives, reviews, and validates financial aid applications, performs needs analysis, and determines eligibility and awards in accordance with District policies and procedures and federal, state, and local requirements; and monitors and reconciles Federal Work Student program expenditures. Distinguishing Characteristics The Financial Aid Technician is a technical level classification performing a wide range of program and administrative support duties for the Financial Aid program. Incumbents in this classification provide assistance to students in the completion of financial aid forms, reviewing of forms for accuracy, and processing forms upon completion. The Financial Aid Technician is distinguished from the Financial Aid Specialist in that the latter performs analytical duties in the determination and development of financial aid packages to meet student educational needs. Salary & Benefit Information: $20.66 per hour Duties: Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Reviews applications and supporting documentations for discrepancies or conflict of data elements between application and supporting documents including Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Social Security Administration (SSA), Selective Service, IRS forms, judicial court documentation, and Veterans Administration documents; resolves data element conflicts/discrepancies; checks academic and financial aid historical records for probations or termination status; analyzes data submitted by applicants/parents and compares/contrasts information provided on various federal tax forms and other document; finalizes corrected data elements and sets record clearance for packaging. Processes applications and verification forms; determines student eligibility for federal and/or state grants, loans, the Federal Work Study (FWS) program and Board of Governor's Fee Waiver (BOGW) program using federal methodology, need analysis, and state-defined income criteria; establishes initial cost of attendance for each student data record received from grant funding agencies; applies federal methodology to calculate student's financial need; identifies unusual circumstances for possible alternative processing; requests and analyzes records and other information needed to determine status of application and forms; researches and resolves problems. Performs a variety of technical duties in support of the program; provides technical assistance and information to students, parents, and staff regarding financial aid programs and services as well as various benefits and their applicability to individual situations; instructs students in proper completion of forms and applications; explains application requirements and restrictions; notifies ineligible applicants; explores and resolves conflicts or mitigating circumstances; maintains records; conducts financial aid workshops and classroom presentations. Participates in mid-term transfer activities; informs NSLDS regarding mid-year transfers for Title IV aid; develops and maintains reports to identify mid-year transfers; accesses "alerts" sent to schools by NSLDS; monitors changes in student eligibility of Title IV aid; identifies new information generated by NSLDS Alert Program regarding new loads, disbursements, and changes in outstanding principal balance of loan; analyzes relevant information that could affect student eligibility and disbursement for Pell Grant and Title IV loans. Coordinates student employment programs including District Student Help, Federal Work Study (FWS), CalWorks Work Study (CWWS), International Student Employees, Community Service, American Reads, and other programs; coordinates with other staff to assure compliance with state and federal laws pertaining to student employment; collects job descriptions and posts and maintains job listing board and Internet site; monitors enrollment status and satisfactory academic performance of student employees; collects forms and supporting documentations required for compliance with various regulations; creates and maintains Supervisors Manual and Student Employee Handbook; ensures compliance with various rules and regulations. Plans and coordinates scholarship Honors Program event; creates, orders, and sends out invitations; develops program brochure; orders food/drink for event; orders plaques; designs/prints certificates. Participates in fund management for assigned programs; coordinates award activities; maintains records of awards; posts data; monitors entitlements and earnings; provides periodic reports; performs fund expenditure projections; monitors year to date spending; coordinates with other offices regarding disbursement of fund programs and student holds to outstanding college debt; prepares check disbursement reports; disburses loan checks. Participates in a full range of reporting duties; assists in compiling, analyzing, and maintaining data for the maintenance of various records and the preparation of various reports; identifies required data elements to create database queries; creates selection sets; coordinates with other staff to obtain data; researches error reports and makes adjustments. Performs a full range of clerical and administrative duties in support of program operations; relieves manager of administrative details including to research and resolve problems; troubleshoots computer information processing system problems; assembles files and duplicates materials; composes and prepares office correspondence, materials, reports, forms, brochures, presentations, handbooks, manuals, and consumer information; answers phones, refers callers, and takes messages; maintains and orders supplies; oversees work of student workers in the office. Maintains current knowledge and learn new state and federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to financial aid; reviews updated or new technical instructions or references; attends seminars, conferences, workshops, and other training sessions; participates in the development of new/revised procedures to accommodate changes; assists in providing training and direction to others regarding changes and new regulations including to create and disseminate new instructions. May train and provide work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Student financial aid processes and procedures including applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding student grants and loans. General accounting and bookkeeping practices and techniques. State and federal tax returns, schedules, and attachments. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Mathematical principles and practices. English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing. Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation. Supervisory principles. Methods and techniques of conflict resolution. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including state and federal labor law as it applies to the employment of students and DHS employment requirements and documentation. Ability to: Provide a variety of technical support to District's financial aid programs and functions. Learn and understand student financial aid laws, regulations, polices, processes and procedures. Learn specialized student financial aid computer software packages/applications in a client/server environment. Learn needs analysis methodology. Function as a technical expert in assigned areas of financial aid and student employment processing. Perform arithmetic calculations of average to above average difficulty. Make oral presentations to groups. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Maintain close attention to detail. Properly handle difficult, sensitive, and confidential situations and materials. Plan, organize and prioritize work in order to meet schedules and timelines. Maintain current, accurate and confidential records and files. Prepare a variety of comprehensive and statistical reports. Independently prepare routine correspondence and memoranda. Work independently and collaboratively. Supervise student and/or other temporary help. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Examples of ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in business administration, accounting, or a related field. Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible clerical and program support experience preferably in an educational or accounting office. License or Certificate: Ability to obtain specialized certifications as required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Hire Type: External Closing Date/Time:
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
SHORT TERM - TEMPORARY POSITIONS ADMINISTRATIVE STUDENT SERVICES TECHNICIAN Sierra College is requesting TEMPORARY APPLICATIONS be submitted for a short term/temporary Administrative Student Services Technician pool for all Campuses. When a position becomes available, the Supervisor will pull applications from the pool and schedule interviews from there. Applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file for one year. These positions will be part time or full time depending on need, but will last no more than 175 days. Under general supervision of a Dean, provides services and i nf ormation to students, faculty, staff members and the general public regarding District services, programs, policies and procedures at an assigned extension site; performs a variety of technical tasks in support of assigned student services program areas with the admission, registration, records, assessment, student academic progress and student success; provides students, staff, and others with technical support, training, and supervision related to area of assignment; serves as a technical resource and support for a variety of district programs and services including administrative faculty support, financial services, business office functions, district wide parking permit program, campus-wide mail distribution, Osher life long learning program, campus life, and website development. Salary & Benefit Information: $20.66 per hour Duties: Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. 1.Functions as liaison to advise students, staff members, and the general public regarding District services, programs, policies and procedures, particularly as they relate to admissions and records and other student services matters. 2.Receives complaints and takes action to resolve problems and/or refer to appropriate manager and/or other District staff member for resolution. 3.Participates in student registration activities; receives, counts and reconciles registration monies; posts funds to appropriate accounts and categories; reconciles revenue categories on cash summary reports. 4.Processes application forms by entering data into a computerized student information system; reviews student admissions applications for completeness; determines correspondence to be sent to applicants; evaluates residency documents according to established guidelines. 5.Processes late registration and enrollment changes; ensures accurate posting of student drops and fees collected or owed; verifies class enrollment status for students and faculty members. 6.Maintains records of student attendance, instructor drops and grades; issues and processes instructor records; resolves discrepancies and keeps instructors informed of enrollment changes. 7.Collects applicable fees and other payments from students at assigned site including lab fees, lost book fees, locker checkout fees, non-credit course fees, parking fines and others. 8.Registers Community Education program students; distributes course schedules and posts fliers promoting specific classes; facilitates the completion of registration forms and collection of fees. 9.Provides information to students regarding assessment testing; provides assessment schedules, secures testing facilities and coordinates other details with registration deadlines at assigned site. 10.Functions as contact to resolve problems and responds to inquiries from extension site faculty members; follows up with appropriate division managers, as necessary. 11.Provides faculty orientation for new staff; provides technical support to faculty regarding use of District e-mail, voice mail, on line access to class rosters and processing of grades on line; prepares mail boxes for incoming faculty. 12.Functions as receptionist for admissions/records reception area at assigned site; establishes mailboxes and distributes mail; maintains office filing systems; composes a variety of routine and specialized correspondence. 13.Researches, interprets, clarifies, and resolves a variety of problems related to admissions, registration, matriculation, residency, student academic status, course class conflicts, and fees. 14.Contacts emergency services at assigned site(s), as necessary and appropriate. 15.Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and other staff. 16.Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Basic operations, services and activities of a community college extension site including the provision of student services. Principles and practices of student enrollment and administration. Methods and techniques of administration supporting the delivery of higher education. District policies and procedures governing student registration and enrollment. Principles and procedures of record keeping. Mathematical principles. Basic principles of bookkeeping. Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Methods and techniques of public relations. Oral and written communication skills. Screening and interviewing techniques. Supervisory techniques. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to: Provide services and information to students, faculty, staff members and the general public regarding District services, programs, policies and procedures. Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines. Effectively represent the District to outside individuals and agencies to accomplish the goals and objectives of the unit. Respond to requests and inquiries from faculty, staff, students and the general public. Independently prepare correspondence, memoranda and reports. Work cooperatively with other departments, District officials, and outside agencies. Screen, interview, and assess needs of students and clients. Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Exercise good judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving confidential, difficult, and sensitive situations. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Train and provide work direction to others. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Work effectively with minimal supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Examples of ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training : Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Experience : Two years of increasingly responsible clerical or secretarial experience. License or Certificate : Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license may be required for some positions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT - T he conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment : Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical : Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision : See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing : Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Hire Type: External Closing Date/Time:
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
SHORT TERM - TEMPORARY POSITIONS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Sierra College is requesting TEMPORARY APPLICATIONS be submitted for a short term/temporary Administrative Assistant pool for all Campuses. When a position becomes available, the Supervisor will pull applications from the pool and schedule interviews from there. Applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file for one year. These positions will be part time or full time depending on need but will last no more than 175 days. Under general supervision from an assigned Director, Dean or Associate Dean, performs complex administrative, secretarial and clerical assistance duties in support of an assigned area; provides advanced and complex administrative and secretarial assistance to academic and classified staff, students and the public; and performs a variety of special tasks and projects relative to assigned area of responsibility. Salary & Benefit Information: $23.24 per hour Duties: Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Performs secretarial and administrative support duties for an assigned manager; relieves administrator of a variety of clerical, technical and administrative details. Screens office visitors and telephone callers; responds to sensitive questions, complaints and requests for information from administrative, management, academic, and/or classified staff, the general public and students; communicates information in person, by telephone or electronic mail. Maintains a calendar of events to assure timely coordination of office activities and status of assigned projects; schedules and arranges meetings and appointments; coordinates activities with other divisions and departments; makes travel arrangements for staff. Facilitates communication between assigned administrators, students, academic and classified staff, other offices, educational institutions, public agencies and the general public; interacts and relays information, questions and decisions regarding administrator's area of assignment. Composes correspondence independently; prepares responses to letters, general correspondence and personal inquiries of a sensitive nature for administrator's approval; formats, types, proofreads, duplicates and distributes correspondence, notices, lists, forms, memoranda and other materials according to established procedures, policies and standards. Establishes and maintains filing systems including confidential files; establishes and maintains files for information, records and reports; maintains records related to specific area of assignment. Compiles, verifies, summarizes, records and evaluates information; prepares and distributes narrative, statistical and financial data; completes reports; verifies and reviews forms and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures. Facilitates the coordination of schedule production; coordinates and inputs data in accordance with established District policies and procedures; calculates class hours for reporting to state for apportionment purposes. Coordinates classroom usage between divisions and locations; releases room schedule for electronic publication. Monitors enrollment figures and recommends necessary additions or cancellations; enters corrected data into database. Creates, verifies, edits and distributes hourly and full-time faculty loading records; monitors faculty workload and leave provisions; ensures compliance with provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements Records and verifies faculty, classified, student and hourly temporary time sheets; calculates and processes faculty stipends; generates and proofs monthly faculty pay reports and submits for processing. Coordinates, schedules, compiles, tabulates and processes faculty member performance evaluations. Assists in budget administration; tracks and reconciles budget activity; posts, monitors and tracks invoices, credit card and other expenditures; prepares purchase requisitions, check requests, independent contracts, and claims for reimbursement. Maintains records of expenditures and income for organizational unit supplies; initiates, codes and monitors fund transfers from various budget accounts. Prepares requisitions and claims for reimbursement; resolves invoicing, purchase order and other financial documentation questions or problems with vendors. Prepares financial documents and reports; prepares and balances financial summaries. Arranges or coordinates with staff the use of campus and off site facilities and meeting rooms; researches room charts for available locations; initiates and submits required forms for use of facilities. Operates office equipment including computer equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier and facsimile machine; utilizes various computer applications and software packages; maintains and generates reports from a database or network system. Orders office supplies, equipment and materials; assures proper functioning of office equipment; coordinates repairs of office equipment as needed. Coordinates and oversees specialized functions or projects; assures that work is performed in a timely and accurate manner; uses independent judgment to develop and provide recommendations, suggestions or information as appropriate. Receives mail and identifies and refers matters to the administrator in order of priority. Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Principles, practices and procedures of business letter writing. Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems. Principles, practices and procedures of fiscal, statistical and administrative record keeping. Principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette. Basic mathematical concepts. Basic research methods and techniques. Work organization and basic office management principles and practices. English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary. Ability to: Understand the organization and operation of the assigned division and/or department as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand and apply administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations and ordinances. Perform a range of administrative, technical, secretarial and clerical duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Independently compose and prepare correspondence and memoranda using correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Respond to requests and inquiries from students, staff, or the public; effectively present information in person or on the telephone to students, staff, or the public. Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Take and transcribe dictation, if required by the position, at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Research, compile, analyze, and interpret data. Implement and maintain filing systems. Train and provide work direction to others. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Work effectively with minimal supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in business administration, secretarial science or a related field. Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible secretarial and clerical experience preferably in an administrative office of a public agency or in an educational environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Hire Type: External Closing Date/Time:
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
SHORT TERM - TEMPORARY POSITIONS STUDENT SERVICES TECHNICIAN Sierra College is requesting TEMPORARY APPLICATIONS be submitted for a short term/temporary Student Services Technician pool for all Campuses. When a position becomes available, the Supervisor will pull applications from the pool and schedule interviews from there. Applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file for one year. These positions will be part time or full time depending on need but will last no more than 175 days. Under general supervision of assigned manager, performs a variety of technical duties in support of assigned student services program area including admissions and records, assessment center, counseling, financial aid intake and data entry, EOPS, DSPS, international students, transfer center, tutoring center, or other program area; provides students, staff, and others with specialized information, training, and assistance related to area of assignment; and performs other general program support and clerical assistance duties in support of assigned program area. Salary & Benefit Information: $20.66 per hour Duties: Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Performs a full range of technical, program support, and clerical duties in support of assigned student services program area; relieves manager(s) of administrative details including researching and resolving problems related to area of assignment. Participates in planning, organizing, and coordinating assigned program activities and student services; assists in the development and implementation of revised/new procedures including those to ensure efficient day-to-day operations of assigned area. Serves as point of contact with students, prospective students, staff, and the general public regarding departmental services; provides technical information and assistance regarding area of assignment; explains program applications, policies, procedures, requirements, and restrictions; develops promotional and informational materials for distribution on and off campus; maintains assigned resource material and library. Verifies and reviews materials, applications, records, files, and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures; applies applicable policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, records, files, and reports; collects and processes appropriate information. Compiles and tabulates statistical data; compiles information from various sources and prepares appropriate forms, schedules, and reports; lists, abstracts, or summarizes data; inputs and reviews data and prepares special and periodic reports related to an assigned project and/or program area including state and federally mandated reports; verifies accuracy, completeness, and compliance to rules, procedures, regulations, policies, and other mandates. Establishes and maintains records including student records; maintains complex, interrelated filing systems that may include confidential files; collects, compiles, and records narrative, statistical, and financial data and other information; researches and verifies information as requested. Plans, organizes, schedules, and conducts orientations, workshops, seminars, class presentations, tours, meetings, and other activities related to assigned program area; arranges and confirms speakers; reserves facilities and makes other necessary arrangements. Utilizes various computer applications and software packages; maintains and generates reports from a database or network system; utilizes electronic technology to correspond with others and to maintain assigned calendars, schedules, and appointments. Coordinates communication and activities with other District departments and personnel, educational institutions, governmental and private agencies, and the public. Performs a full range of clerical and administrative duties in support of program operations; assembles files and duplicates materials; composes and prepares office correspondence, materials, reports, forms, brochures, presentations, handbooks, manuals, and consumer information; answers phones, refer callers, and take messages; maintains and orders supplies. Maintains current knowledge and learns new state and federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to area of assignment; reviews updated or new technical instructions or references; attends seminars, conferences, workshops, and other training sessions; assists in providing training and direction to others regarding changes and new regulations including creating and disseminating new instructions. Provides assistance to and backs up co-workers and other staff within the assigned area as necessary. Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. As applicable, determines program eligibility and prepares needs analysis; reviews and processes applications for students; registers students for programs; monitors progress of students. May perform a variety of general clerical accounting duties related to various financial processes. Performs related duties as required. Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of the functions, programs, and operations of the assigned office. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of the State Education Code and other legal requirements related to area of assignment. Technical aspects of field of specialty. Principles, practices, and procedures of business letter writing. Principles, practices, and procedures of fiscal, statistical, and administrative record keeping. Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems. Basic research methods and techniques. Principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy. English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary. Oral and written communication skills. District organization, operations, policies and objectives. Referral agencies, services, and departments on and off campus may be required for some assignments. Screening and interviewing techniques may be required for some assignments. Clerical accounting and bookkeeping principles may be required for some assignments. Supervisory techniques. Ability to: Understand the organization and operation of the assigned office and/or program area as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand, apply, and ensure compliance with administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances. Perform a range of technical, program support, administrative, and clerical duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Coordinate and conduct workshops, seminars, special event, class presentations, orientations, and tours. Provide specialized assistance, training, and information to students, faculty, administrators, staff, and the public concerning assigned program area, functions, and resources. Orient students, staff, and public to resources and services related to area of assignment. Research, compile, analyze, and interpret data. Independently compose and prepare routine correspondence and memoranda. Prepare a variety of clear and concise administrative and financial records. Implement and maintain filing systems. Compile information and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals using correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Respond to requests and inquiries from students, staff, or the public; effectively present technical information in person or on the telephone to students, staff, or the public. Screen, interview, and assess needs of students and clients. Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Exercise good judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving confidential, difficult, and sensitive situations. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Train and provide work direction to others. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Work effectively with minimal supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in business administration or a related field. Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible clerical and program support experience preferably in a student services area of an educational institution involving frequent student contact. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license may be required for some positions. PHYSICAL DEMAND and WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Some positions may require occasional travel to other offices or locations to attend meetings or to pick up or deliver materials. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Hire Type: External Closing Date/Time:
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
SHORT TERM - TEMPORARY POSITIONS Instructional Assistant - Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) Sierra College is requesting TEMPORARY APPLICATIONS be submitted for a short term/temporary Instructional Assistant - Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) pool for all Campuses. When a position becomes available, the Supervisor will pull applications from the pool and schedule interviews from there. Applications submitted to this pool will be kept on file for one year. These positions will be part time or full time depending on need but will last no more than 175 days. Summary Description Under direction of assigned manager, provide a full range of support to assist Counselors in a variety of specialized duties: assist in outreach/recruitment/retention efforts; provide information to students and perform related duties as required to ensure compliance with District policies and applicable state and federal laws and regulations. ? Salary & Benefit Information: $20.66 per hour Duties: Representative Duties - The following duties are typical for this job classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. 1. Assists in high school outreach and other public and community related efforts; participates in the development and implementation of appropriate methods and procedures to optimize efficient and effective delivery of services to potential and enrolled students; assists with services to increase access, student retention and success. 2. Performs a variety of specialized duties related to the SSSP requirements regarding services for prospective, new, continuing and returning students; works closely with other departments and staff to ensure smooth implementation of SSSP component activities; communicates SSSP policies, procedures, regulations and other information. 3. Trains, supervises and provides support to student employees; maintains student employee paperwork, and conducts performance evaluations; records and verifies student employee time sheets and coordinates schedules; resolves conflicts between student and/or other temporary help. 4. Provides information and referrals on college programs, policies and procedures; explains program objectives and offerings; assists in the development and coordination of SSSP materials and handouts. 5. Reviews and assesses official transcripts from other educational institutions and verifies acceptable accreditation; calculates student cumulative data and grade point average (GPA), converting data to semester system if prior educational institution operated on a quarter system; assesses transfer curriculum to determine District degree applicability, analyzing comparability and determining if specific courses satisfy graduation requirements or whether to recommend substitution of courses; determines eligibility to use DD214 service record as unit credits. 6. Performs academic records evaluation; evaluates Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degree petitions and certificate petitions. 7. Reviews and evaluates high school transcripts and standardized test results. 8. Completes CSU General Education and IGETC certifications. 9. Provides information to groups of students and/or parents regarding: campus resources, technology services, clubs, policies and procedures, including enrollment, registration, payment, financial aid, educational pathways, support services, and technology services. 10. Refers students to Counselors for educational planning, transfer and career planning, personal and crisis counseling. 11. Provides technical assistance to students in major, college, and scholarship exploration including online computer-aided searches to identify opportunities, resources, application procedures and timelines. 12. Assesses students' current knowledge and information needs to determine the appropriate starting point for using counseling department resources; follows department protocols to refer students to a Counselor as appropriate. 13. Clears prerequisites and registration holds, processes forms and petitions; enters data and maintains up-to-date and accurate records of student activity. 14. Assists in planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating SSSP related events, such as fairs, workshops, and other events. 15. Functions as a technical resource for students referred by Counselors and faculty for information and assistance. 16. Provides a wide variety of administrative support, may include but not limited to: composes and types correspondence, schedules meetings, appointments, and room reservations; attends meetings and serves on committees; performs general clerical duties; develops and processes forms; maintains and provides information, resource materials, and information on program activities. 17. Performs related duties as required Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Two years of college with major course work in education, counseling, or a related field. Experience: Two years of experience, supporting counseling, enrollment, and other student services. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license may be required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Hire Type: External Closing Date/Time: