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.

 

10 job(s) at Sierra Community College District

SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 25, 2021
Full Time
Description Under direction of assigned manager, provide a full range of support to assist the counseling and transfer departments in a variety of specialized duties: transcript articulation; 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. Examples Of Functions and Tasks 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. Performs a variety of specialized duties related to the Student Success and Support Programs (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. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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. 5. Provides technical assistance to students in major, college, and scholarship exploration including online computer-aided searches to identify opportunities, resources, application procedures and timelines. 6. 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. 7. Refers students to Counselors for educational planning, transfer and career planning, personal and crisis counseling. 8. 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. 9. Functions as a technology resource for students, counselors and other faculty for information and assistance. 10. Presents and assists in planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating SSSP related events, such as fairs, workshops, and other events. 11. 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. 12. Evaluate and articulate transfer coursework from other colleges and universities for course equivalency with college courses to clear major and GE requirements for degrees and certificates and CSU Breadth and IGETC certification. 13. Make independent decisions based on research and review of reference manuals, websites, Transfer Model Curriculums, and various States’ Educational Standards when determining accreditation, transfer of credit, and course articulation of college and university level coursework along with college catalogs and microfiche to compare course descriptions and syllabi to College courses. 14. Develop, test and maintain multiple databases including, the student information system, document imaging system, degree audit system of articulated coursework from other regionally accredited educational institutions for purposes of course equivalencies and advising. 15. Post transferable courses to academic record which will reflect in the student’s degree audits to assist the student and counselor in preparing the student’s educational plan. 16. Completes CSU General Education and IGETC certifications. 17. Performs academic records evaluation; evaluates Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT), Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degree petitions and certificate petitions. Process requests for degrees including pre-check upon receipt and post-check after completion of work in progress; post award information to student record; correspond to students to notify them of deficiencies. 18.Perform specialized activities in providing students with accurate and current information regarding the use of courses taken at other colleges and universities. 19.Clears prerequisites and registration holds, processes forms and petitions; enters data and maintains up-to-date and accurate records of student activity. 20. Reviews and evaluates high school transcripts. 21. Interpret and communicate policies regarding evaluation and GE certification for counseling staff and students. 22. Calculate cumulative grade point average for Cal Grant applications as needed. 23. Provide support and participate in various aspects of curriculum development and maintenance as assigned. 24. Review MIS reporting data. Through extensive research, determine and correct errors in the data prior to submission to the State. 25. Correspond directly with Department Chairs/Faculty to make determinations with regards to course equivalencies and course substitutions. 26. Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. 27. Performs related duties as required Minimum 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. Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 10/15/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Medical-Surgical Nursing Instructor Full-Time, Long Term Temporary â€" Up To One Year Assignment 185 Day Contract â€" August 2021 thru May 2022 Temporary Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track Nursing and Allied Health Division, Nursing Department Under minimum administrative direction of an educational administrator, collaborates as a team member with the nursing faculty and director in the ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of the District's nursing educational programs, instructs nursing courses, and performs related work, as required. Incumbent must be qualified in accordance with California Board of Registered Nursing ( BRN ). This position will remain open until filled. Examples Of Functions and Tasks Program Development - ESSENTIAL : Participate in ongoing faculty meetings to plan, evaluate and develop all aspects of the nursing programs including the philosophy, theoretical curriculum framework, program and level objectives, curriculum, policies, documents, forms and the total program evaluation plan as required by State regulating agencies; participate in preparing written curriculum revision proposals, self-studies and other reports for State regulating agencies, the District Curriculum Committee and/or other shared governance bodies as necessary; participate, either as course coordinator or as a course team member in ongoing faculty meetings to plan and develop assigned courses and course materials that are consistent with the philosophy and curriculum framework and are based upon program and level objectives (including course content, theory objectives, course methods, media, textbooks, assignments, examinations, syllabi, clinical objectives, correlated clinical experiences and clinical evaluation tools); review, select and order course textbooks and class media, supplies and equipment; assist in regularly updating the nursing literature in the District Learning Resource Center and the department reference library; assist in evaluating and establishing new clinical facilities to use for student learning experiences and participate in regional planning meetings to coordinate clinical experiences with other colleges. Program Implementation - ESSENTIAL : Assume shared responsibility and accountability for implementing the planned instructional program (including conducting theory classes in areas of content expertise, supervising students in clinical areas of expertise, providing students with timely constructive feedback and advice regarding their theory and clinical performance, evaluating student theory and clinical performance according to established policies and procedures, meeting with clinical agency representatives to implement and evaluate specific clinical experiences, assisting in orienting, supervising and evaluating part-time nursing faculty, orienting new full-time faculty and preparing and maintaining program and student records including attendance, anecdotal notes, evaluations, needs improvement and educational agreement forms and grades). Ancillary Student Services - ESSENTIAL : Maintain regularly scheduled office hours; serve as a professional role model for students; advise students concerning job and educational opportunities; participate in graduation and other student award ceremonies; assume responsibility for ensuring student participation in all aspects of curriculum and policy development and evaluation. PERIPHERAL : Write letters of recommendation upon student requests as warranted; precept students in local area graduate nursing programs. Related Professional Responsibilities - ESSENTIAL : Maintain currency in areas of content and clinical expertise and keep abreast of current trends and issues in nursing and nursing education; adhere to established program policies in performing all responsibilities; promote departmental cohesion and maintain positive professional relationships with peers, other faculty, staff, students, clinical agency personnel and the general public; attend and/or participate in a variety of local professional nursing and nursing education meetings, conferences and workshops; participate in departmental, shared governance and staff development activities as appropriate and feasible; respond in writing to requests for information (e.g., employment process questionnaires, Unit Planning Guides, Environmental Impact Reports, etc.). PERIPHERAL : Represent department by serving on District committees; serve on employee selection committees as requested; attend Board of Trustees and/or College Council meetings as necessary; read and respond to information polls distributed by the Faculty Senate. Minimum Qualifications Master's or higher degree in nursing from an accredited college or university, which included course work in Nursing, Education, or Administration OR the equivalent, as determined by the BRN and/or the District Equivalency Committee, as appropriate. Additionally, the incumbent must possess a minimum of two (2) years experience as a RN, the equivalent of one (1) year's full-time experience as a RN providing direct patient care within the last five (5) years (clinical teaching applies toward direct patient care) AND must have completed a course in teaching from an accredited college or university AND must have completed at least one (1) year's experience teaching courses related to Nursing. Incumbent must possess a valid, active California license as a Registered Nurse (RN) as issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and a valid California Class C or higher Driver's License in order to accomplish travel among District sites and other locations. Ability to: ESSENTIAL : Lecture and otherwise instruct students in the classroom AND practice laboratory AND clinical settings; exercise skill in fundamentals of nursing and the practice of medical-surgical nursing; instruct in fundamentals of nursing and medical-surgical nursing; supervise students in the clinical setting; contribute to curriculum development; form and maintain positive, supportive relationships with students to facilitate learning; maintain accurate student records; work cooperatively with peers, other faculty, staff, and students; teach in registered and vocational nursing and Nursing Assistant programs; work some evenings and/or weekends, as required; write course objectives, outlines, and lesson plans; prepare course syllabi; communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow oral and written instructions; function as a team member; maintain positive relationships with external clinical agencies; maintain professional standards of conduct and ethics; function as a professional role model; participate in student, faculty, shared governance, and professional activities; exercise appropriate safety precautions in practice laboratory and clinical settings; type/keyboard and/or utilize mouse to operate microcomputers to utilize software packages/applications for word processing. PERIPHERAL : Operate microcomputers to utilize software packages/applications for spreadsheets and/or database management and/or desktop publishing and to access host computer network utilities to send and receive electronic ("e") mail. Physical Suitability Requirements: ESSENTIAL : Incumbent must be able to work in office, laboratory, and clinical work environments engaged in work of primarily a moderately active nature, and to meet the following physical suitability requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation: Almost Constantly : walking, standing, and bending in performance of duties; operate machinery (stationary and/or mobile), including Hoyer lift, intravenous (I.V.) pumps, feeding pumps, etc.; utilize manual and finger dexterity to utilize computers and classroom equipment, make beds, dispense medications, remove sutures and dressings, and for other aspects of patient care; utilize vision (near and far) to read written materials, computer screens, analog and digital gauges and meters associated with medical equipment, and patient monitors, observations required for patient assessment, patient records, medication and other orders; utilize hearing for ordinary conversation and for hearing other sounds, such as equipment sound prompts, patient breathing, etc. Frequent : lifting (max. 75 lbs. from floor and waist levels), pushing, pulling and carrying (both in clinical laboratory sessions and hospital practicums) to utilize and move equipment and materials and for routine patient care. Occasional : running, to assist in hospital emergency room, as needed. Environmental Hazards/Precautions : Incumbent is required to frequently wear protective clothing/equipment to protect skin, arms, hands, fingers, face, eyes, and overall body, and must work in environments subject to almost constant exposure to hazards from risk of contagion with infectious diseases, and occasional exposure to hazards from needle sticks, radiation from X-ray and other medical equipment, and caustic chemicals used in chemotherapy and other medical treatments. EQUIVALENCY INFORMATION If claiming equivalency, please attach the Request for Equivalency Hearing form. The equivalency form may be found at: Sierra College Human Resources 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. FOREIGN TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION 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. Companies that provide transcript evaluation services: World Education Services Educational Credential Evaluators Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. COMPENSATION Placement on the Full-Time Faculty Salary Schedule is dependent upon years of experience and level of education. Entry-level is from $56,993.92 to $76,377.31 at the time of employment. 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. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS There are five (5) required documents to apply for this position: Employment Application Resume or Curriculum Vitae Applicable transcripts Faculty Cover Letter that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications on the job announcement. You will need to write this statement on a separate document and upload the attachment at the end of the application. The transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities for teaching in this discipline. Please describe your evidence of the 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), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Please respond to the prompt below for your Teaching Philosophy Statement. You will need to write this statement on a separate document and upload the attachment at the end of the application. 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, Latin (o)(a)(x)(e) , and Native American students with intersecting identities, such as LGBTQIA+, visible and invisible disabilities, and any other disproportionately impacted populations? 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). How does your teaching approach reflect your teaching philosophy in ensuring equitable student success? Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) Other terms and conditions of e mployment 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Under direction of assigned manager, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the Assessment Center; provides students, staff, and others with specialized information, training, and assistance related to the area of assignment. Coordinates and provides test proctoring and other services to general population and DSPS students in accordance with established federal, state and District policies and procedures; oversees the work of student workers or temporary staff members; provides information and assistance to students and visitors regarding student services, to include DSPS testing and support; performs other specialized program support and clerical assistance duties in support of assigned program area. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. 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. 1. Facilitates the delivery of testing accommodations with regard to test proctoring for DSPS students; ensures a quiet testing environment; ensures uniform implementation of testing procedures; recommends and enforces testing center procedures as needed. 2. 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. 3. Coordinates test facilitation procedures and modifications; provides information to instructors regarding disabled student rights to reasonable accommodation with regard to testing; proctors examinations; ensures security of confidential information and testing materials. 4. 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. 5. Facilitates test proctoring procedures and appointments; coordinates and schedules specialized equipment for DSPS test proctoring needs. 6. Coordinates and oversees specialized SSSP and DSPS functions and/or projects; assures that work is performed in a timely and accurate manner; uses independent judgment to complete duties as needed. 7. 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. 8. Serves as point of contact for students, prospective students, staff, and the general public regarding departmental services; provides technical information and assistance regarding area of assignment; explains policies, procedures, requirements, and restrictions; develops promotional and informational materials for distribution on and off campus. 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. 9. 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. 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. 10. 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. 11. 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. Coordinates communication and activities with other District departments and personnel, educational institutions, governmental and private agencies, and the public. 12. Plans, organizes, schedules, and conducts orientations, class presentations, tours, meetings, and other activities related to assigned program area; arranges and confirms speakers; reserves facilities and makes other necessary arrangements. 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. 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. 13. 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. 14. Provides assistance to and backs up co-workers and other staff within student services as necessary. Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. 15. 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. 16. Performs related duties as required. May perform a variety of general clerical accounting duties related to various financial processes. 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 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. 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. Proctor and administer tests and examinations according to instructor guidelines. Enforce testing center policies and procedures and maintain a secure environment for proctoring examinations Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 9/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description 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. ** This position will be situated within the Counseling department. 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 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. Minimum 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, experience and training that provides 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. 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. 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 events, 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. 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. 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. 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. Supplemental Information Supplemental Information â€" Classified and Management 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 10/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Minimum Qualifications Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. *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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Under general supervision, provides a variety of skilled construction, alteration, maintenance, and repair of facilities and buildings. This position works primarily in one of several areas of specialization, but is fully qualified and capable of performing work and assisting others in a different specialty; and performs a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Examples Of Functions and Tasks 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. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical distribution systems and fixtures; installs, adjusts, repairs, or replaces electric lights, motors, heaters, generators, transformers, switchboards, and other electrical apparatus; installs transmission lines for electrical equipment. Performs a variety of painting and varnishing duties; prepares and finishes various surfaces; paints walls, doors, rooms, buildings, and parking lots using spray equipment or brushes; finishes surfaces to comply with applicable building codes or District standards. Performs plumbing duties; inspects, maintains, and repairs complete plumbing systems, including other fluid flows such as natural gas; fits, installs, and repairs water lines, heaters, seals, and valves. Performs carpentry duties; constructs, fabricates, installs, repairs, or replaces doors, walls, signs, desks, counters, shelves, and storage units; participates in the construction of buildings and structures. Performs locksmith duties; installs, repairs, and replaces locks and latches; installs electronic door mechanisms. Maintains swimming pools and water reservoir/treatment pools to comply with applicable health and safety standards; checks water level and tests temperature, chemical levels, and control valves. Inspects, tests, and repairs smoke and heat sensors, fire alarms, pulls, and panels; conducts maintenance on fire sprinkler flow switches; resets fire alarm panels and tests wiring connections. Maintains current knowledge of elevator emergency safety and evacuation procedures. Inspects roofs for leaks and potential leaks; repairs leaks and performs preventative maintenance. Performs a variety of masonry duties including construction and repair of masonry walls, benches, edgings and faces. Maintains required records and makes reports; prepares reports on work completed and materials used. Operates maintenance equipment, including forklifts and loaders; performs minor maintenance work on equipment as necessary. May train and provide work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. Performs related duties as required. Minimum 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 to journeyman level electrical, plumbing, carpentry, locksmith, and commercial painting work methods, practices, techniques, and procedures. Federal, state and local fire and building codes and ordinances. Fire prevention system operation, maintenance and repair techniques. Layout and fabrication techniques. General maintenance power and hand tools and materials and their safe operation and uses. Building repair methods and techniques. Swimming pool maintenance techniques, including pool chemistry. Record keeping techniques. General safety precautions and procedures, including safe lifting techniques and safe handling, storage and disposal of hazardous materials. Ability to: Perform basic to journeyman level electrical, plumbing, carpentry, locksmith, and commercial painting work skillfully and in a timely manner. Promptly respond to emergencies, including fire alarms and power outages. Maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, managers, external contacts, and the general public. Coordinate with staff and others to minimize delays or interruptions to administrative or instructional activities. Operate trucks, forklifts, boom trucks, chain hoists, electric high-lift equipment, and maintenance equipment, including hand and power tools. Read and interpret engineering drawings, sketches, blueprints, schematics, and building and fire codes. Operate, maintain, and repair fire prevention systems. Lay out and fabricate specialized tools and other items. Keep accurate records. Estimate scope of written and/or oral orders and secure necessary tools, equipment, and materials to complete assignments expeditiously. Maintain swimming pools, including pool water chemistry. Work independently or collaboratively. Follow oral and written directions. Read and write sufficiently to perform the duties of the classification. Observe general safety precautions and procedures, including those for safe lifting and safe handling, storage and disposal of hazardous materials. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintains effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of works. 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. Experience: Three years of facilities maintenance experience from basic to journey level which typically includes electrical, plumbing, carpentry, locksmith, and painting tasks. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Forklift Certificate. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Hazardous Materials Awareness Training Card. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an Asbestos Awareness Training Certificate. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Program Certificate. 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 in both indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, electrical energy, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors and gases; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces. Positions may be required to work evenings, nights, and weekends. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to perform moderately strenuous manual labor; to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate specialized hand and power tools and equipment; operate assigned equipment; to stand and walk for extended periods of time; 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. Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your 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. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 9/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Under general direction of the Manager, Software Integration (SSSP) this position is responsible for providing complex and independent analysis with the goal of process improvement for the technical and functional support of the information systems that support the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) initiatives of the college. This includes but is not limited to day-to-day communication with users of systems specifically designed to improve student success. Simple and complex problems will be researched. This position will make recommendations after presenting a list of options to stakeholders by interpreting data, the flow of data, methods, processes and procedures. It will also include technical support, overseeing system upgrades, reviewing release guides and patches, developing test plans, technical writing and specifications, training department staff, and the reporting of system defects including all technical aspects of third party software. Develop reports, analyze, and communicate a wide range of institutional research information that support decision making. The position may perform a variety of functional and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. In the course of analysis, this position will follow established analytical techniques and data analysis processes. When established methods are not available or adequate, guidance and information from supervisors, peers, software vendors and technical staff should enable the analyst to come to a reasonable recommendation that complies with district policies promotes user acceptance. Tact and professionalism are essential in dealing with both internal and external stakeholders. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Examples Of Functions and Tasks Representative Duties/ Essential Functions - 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. Use overall understanding of the functional tasks and work output within SSSP to serve as the liaison to end users, IIT, and the software manufacturer in identifying, resolving, and communicating business systems issues and technical projects affecting SSSP. Maintain working knowledge of all data elements, submission timelines, data integrity rules for SSSP as defined by the state, along with data collection methods user by the district to meet this need. Research and assist with identification and resolution of technical/functional system issues. Analyze and assist with prioritization of functional business operational needs driven by deadlines, academic calendars and SSSP mandates. Oversee and monitor progress on approved technical initiatives and system-related projects within SSSP. Provide direction and support to users within Student Services in defining system rules, system requirements, and report specifications. Serve as the Data Steward and Technical Liaison for the software products used by SSSP, including user setup, security and maintenance. Retrieve and analyze student services data stored in the ERP system, and other systems used to support students in achieving their educational goals. Evaluate new or currently unused system functionality that could be used to support student success. Monitor appropriate list-serves and communicate new, relevant information to members of SSSP work groups and task forces. Coordinate all system-related data refreshes between software systems used by the district and other systems that are used to enhance student success. Coordinate and participate in system testing for systems directly impacting SSSP. Assist SSSP in developing and/or updating processes and procedures for new and existing technical tasks or utilities. Complete analysis of data/processes and procedures that impact technical effectiveness and the ability to fully leverage technology to serve students. Document user requirements and work with IIT to ensure timely implementation or delivery of technical service requests, reports, etc. Represent SSSP in determining business impact of proposed upgrades and/or system changes. This also includes recommendations to implement new functionality. Ensure and maintain data integrity within the SSSP systems used to guide students through the process of achieving their educational goals, or systems used to identify and reach out to students who need assistance. Research and identify administrative systems that expedite and improve the timing and quality of work products and information flow to support research and decisions. Serve as central receipt and quality control for all technical/system documentation and/or project-related materials, assuring completeness and accuracy. Provides technical data management and decision support services to SSSP personnel. Designs and applies miscellaneous technical decision support models; works with SSSP staff to identify needs, constraints, and work efficiencies. Partner with Staff Development or IIT as needed to provide technical training for Student Services Staff. Perform other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications 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: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, managed information systems, statistics, or any related field. Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible experience in supporting an ERP system or comparable experience. Knowledge of: Human relations skills to facilitate discussions to establish goals, share information with users and communicate with individuals that have varying technological skill levels who may have competing interests. Technical aspects of field of specialty. District organization, operations, policies, and objectives. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy. Technical systems, methods, processes, reporting and technical writing, preferably within services that support customer and/or students. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Relational and/or Oracle database concepts, including logical and physical data layout and report writing tools. Principles and practices of technical writing, technical project management, administrative report preparation, and technical student data analysis. Ability to: Accomplish departmental goals, objectives and annual performance plans as assigned to the position. Understand the organization and operation of the division as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Apply, interpret, and draw conclusions using advanced technical and statistical concepts. Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Exercise good judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving confidential, difficult, and sensitive situations. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions. Evaluate data integrity using query tools, spreadsheets and evaluative methods. Extract data from information systems using various report writing and query tools. Design and apply algorithms, simulations and technical business models to solve multi-variable problems. Understand and apply Federal regulations, State laws and regulations, District policies and procedures and guidelines governing the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) within community college operations. Prepare complex, reports, multi-media presentations, and empirical findings, forecasts, and recommendations to audiences with diverse backgrounds. Work productively with others and make formal presentations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing using proper English and grammar. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 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. Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 10/12/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Under direction of assigned manager, provides a full range of instructional support to the faculty, students, and staff requiring in-depth knowledge of subject area; provides tutorial assistance to students in a classroom or laboratory setting; provides assistance to students and staff in the use of technology; maintains equipment in assigned labs; supervises and provides training to students and/or other temporary workers; and performs a variety of other duties as needed to provide technical and teaching assistance to instructional staff. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. 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. 1. Oversees and assists instructional staff with setup of laboratory demonstrations, simulations, and illustrations pertaining to the Public Safety Programs (Fire Technology, Health Sciences / EMT & Administration of Justice); assists with development of instructional delivery methods; updates and maintains student reference materials and manuals. 2. Sets up and assists with Public Safety Program laboratory demonstrations including medical emergency and trauma situations, patient assessment, respiratory difficulties, spinal immobilization, splinting, childbirth, and bleeding control. 3. Assists with selection and hiring processes for EMT and Fire Academy Aides according to established District and program guidelines; assists with maintenance of required employment documents and record functions; assigns and schedules paid and volunteer employees; oversees scheduling of students for clinical/field experiences to ensure compliance with requirements. 4. Coordinates the National Registry Exam for EMT’s; coordinates with the National Registry and Approved Examination Proctor to assure the examination occurs in an organized manner; ensures all exam candidates have passed required skills and written requirements to be eligible to take the National Registry Exam; orders and schedules the examination in compliance with National Registry policy; maintains list of candidates taking the exam; reserves and ensures that facilities for exam meet National Registry standards; ensures the security of the examination prior to, during, and after administration of the examination; prepares report on pass/fail percentages and exam scores. 5. 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 parameters; researches materials and pricing and coordinates with external vendors and/or appropriate Purchasing Office staff; prepares reports on departmental purchasing; coordinates budget transfers, as authorized. 6. Prepares written reports and communications to agencies that provide program and course certification and accreditation; informs staff of changes to policies, procedures, protocol, and curriculum as necessary. 7. Provides a variety of administrative support; responds to inquiries regarding departmental operations or refer to appropriate staff; prepares or assists with the preparation of departmental reports and correspondence; performs other clerical tasks including duplicating materials, processing mail, and answering telephones. 8. Disseminates, collects, assembles, inspects, calibrates, makes minor repairs to, and returns to storage in working order assigned equipment and apparatus including manikins, oxygen tanks, suction units, splinting devices, and other equipment. 9. Maintains and sets up multi-media and computer-related equipment; provides troubleshooting assistance of multi-media equipment and computer. 10. Assists with student application and registration processes. 11. Assists with preparation and presentation of information for outreach and recruitment events. 12. Assists with development of promotional information regarding programs and classes including videos, newsletters, brochures, flyers, and public announcements. 13. Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. 14. Performs related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications 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 two years of college level course work in health, fire science, administration of justice, or a closely related field. Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience in emergency medical services. License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license. Possession of, or ability to obtain within nine months of being employed in this classification, an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/CPR certification. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Hazardous Materials Awareness Training Card. 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: Academic, physical, and legal rules, regulations, and other requirements necessary to enroll in fire, health care, and administration of justice courses. Continuing education requirements associated with the degrees and certificates offered. Instructional, lab, and learning challenges with respect to the study of public safety. Tutorial and instructional techniques. Operational characteristics of apparatus, equipment, and materials pertaining to assigned subject area. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including applicable software applications such as word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, and database management. Basic inventory processes and procedures. Basic budgeting and bookkeeping concepts and techniques. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Principles of lead supervision and training. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. Ability to: Perform the full range of responsibilities of the job including coordinating and providing instructional assistance and support to adult students of diverse backgrounds, abilities, and skill levels. Convey technical concepts to others and to facilitate a small group learning process. Make presentations to small groups. Prepare demonstrations, simulations, and illustrations to support instruction. Relate positively to students in a teaching/learning environment, develop and maintain effective working relationships, and recognize learning disabilities and make the appropriate referrals for assistance. Listen actively and effectively, identify and solve problems, facilitate learning for students, and build student confidence in the subject matter. Assist with instructional tasks including to administer tests and tutor students in various concepts and problem solving. Process documents leading to certificates or licenses. Research using libraries and internet-based search methods. Observe laboratory protocols and ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, database management, network management, desktop publishing, and Internet navigation applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Hire, train, and supervise student and/or other temporary help. Work independently and collaboratively. Perform general clerical functions. Maintain accurate records. Organize storage facilities. Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines. Learn and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations as well as administrative and departmental policies and procedures. 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 indoors in an education center/classroom/laboratory setting and outdoors in the field; exposure to wet/damp surfaces, extremes of heat or cold, moderately high levels of noise, chemicals, fumes, smoke, and gases, and moving objects/vehicles; work with laboratory equipment and apparatus; work with or in water. Moderate exposure to risks controlled by safety precaution. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office and/or education center/classroom/laboratory setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight; to operate laboratory and 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. Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 9/30/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Under direction of assigned manager, performs a variety of technical and instructional support duties at an assigned extension site; 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; coordinates tutoring services; proctors student tests and exams; provides library support services as needed; and supervises and provides training to student and/or other temporary workers. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. 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. 1. 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. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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. 5. 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. 6. 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. 7. 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. 8. 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. 9. 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. 10. 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. 11. 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. 12. 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. 13. 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. 14. Provides one-on-one training to students and faculty on proper usage of the course management system; provides group training to students as needed; 15. 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 feed back; reports alleged cases of scholastic dishonesty. 16. 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. 17. Collects data and prepares reports regarding testing center utilization trends and characteristics. 18. Participates in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets; provides input regarding budget(s) development; monitors budget expenditures and coordinate purchasing to meet needs within budget(s) parameters; coordinates budget(s) transfers. 19. 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. 20. 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. 21. Performs related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications 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: Two years of college with major course work in business administration, computer science or a related field. Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience in instructional support or similar experience. 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: 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. Basic budgeting and bookkeeping concepts and techniques. Basic inventory and purchasing processes and procedures. Basic tutorial and instructional techniques. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to: 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. 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. 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. 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. Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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 / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 10/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Under general administrative direction, plans, directs, manages, and oversees the financial activities and operations of the Business Office including accounting, auditing, financial reporting, budget development and maintenance, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, cashiering, mail processing, printing and warehouse operations; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Vice President-Finance and Administration. This position will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed regularly as they are submitted. Examples Of Functions and Tasks 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. Assumes full management responsibility for all Business Office services and activities including accounting, auditing, financial reporting, budget development and maintenance, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, cashiering, mail processing, printing and warehouse operations. Manages the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, and priorities for each assigned service area; recommend and administer policies and procedures. Establishes, within District policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocates resources accordingly. Assesses and monitors work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs and implements changes. Plans, directs, and coordinates, through subordinate level staff, the Business Office’s work plan; assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures; meets with key staff to identify and resolve problems. Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures. Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the department budget; approves the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; approves expenditures and implements budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary. Assures protection of assets by developing, coordinating, and overseeing administration of internal accounting policies, controls, and procedures for all accounting operations; oversee Districts investments. Directs and prepares periodic reports that compare performance with plans, budgets, and standards; interprets financial and statistical results; provides departments with periodic financial management information; forecasts short-range cash requirements and obligations. Prepares the annual budget development calendar and instructions; projects District revenues and expenditures; prepares preliminary and final budget summaries for District funds; prepare recommended budget for Board approval and any subsequent budget revisions. Directs and participates in the closing of financial records to prepare trial balance financial summary statements including all special funding, deferred balances, and accruals; assists in reporting to the Board’s audit committee regarding audit progress and results. Oversees the central review and analysis of insurance, contracts, leases and agreements to assure compliance, reduce costs, and minimize loss exposure; administers special service contracts for bookstore, food, and other college services; negotiates cost, scope of services, and critical performance measures. Analyzes risk-and-return for decisions on the amount of coverage, self-funded versus third party options, health and welfare options and other forms of loss prevention; participate in District benefit oversight, vendor selection and policy application. Oversees the District’s debt instruments including certificates of participation and bond issues; assists in the preparation of official statements for bond issuance; presents District’s financial position to bond rating agencies and assures compliance with all governmental debt regulations. Provides staff assistance to the Vice President-Finance and Administration; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. Represents the Business Office to other departments and outside agencies; coordinates assigned activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; ensures timely completion of the annual audit in compliance with applicable regulations. Explains, justifies, and defends department programs, policies, and activities; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial issues. Participates on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees including the collective bargaining process; represents the District and Board of Directors in collective bargaining negotiations. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field of accounting and finance administration; incorporates new developments as appropriate. Performs related duties as required. 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: A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or business administration . Experience: Eight years of years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting systems and operations, financial reporting, and auditing, including three years of management and administrative responsibility. 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. 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: Operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive accounting and financial management program for higher education. GAAP. Advanced principles and practices of accounting, auditing and finance for higher education and public sector and familiarity with GASB. Advanced principles and practices of program development and administration. Principles and procedures used in the development of internal control. Methods and techniques used in financial analysis and research. Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting. Procedures of the external audit process. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Advanced mathematical principles. Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. Methods and techniques of customer service. Principles of business letter writing and report preparation. Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations governing financial transactions. Ability to: Manage and direct a comprehensive financial management and accounting program. Develop and administer departmental goals, objectives, and procedures. Analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments. Identify and respond to sensitive organizational issues, concerns, and needs. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned staff. Delegate authority and responsibility. Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques. Conduct complex analyses of accounting systems, financial reports, business opportunities, and on-going operations. Convert financial information and outcomes into reports of findings and conditions. Gather and analyze data and develop conclusions and recommendations. Develop projections using historical data and inferential methods. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports. Prepare and administer large and complex budgets. Interpret and apply applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Supplemental Information 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, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College’s students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. 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. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) 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. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. EEO / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@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. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: Continuous