Program Manager, Student Success-Rural Initiatives Delano Campus
Company: Kern Community College district
Posted on: February 26, 2019
Program Manager, Student Success-Rural Initiatives Delano CampusKern Community College DistrictPosition Number: 02689Posting Date: 01/15/2019Initial Screening Date: 01/29/2019Open Until Filled: YesPosition Type: ManagementRate:Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month positionMinimum Salary: $66,315.63 annualMaximum Salary: $87,011.86 annualBenefits:Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP ).In addition, employees have the option to purchase:- Flex 125- AFLAC Policy- Supplemental voluntary life insurance- 403b Tax Shelter AnnuityAll coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.College/Site: Bakersfield CollegeLocation: BC-Main CampusBasic Function:Under direction of the Programs Director or assigned supervisor, the Program Manager is responsible for managing assigned program activities associated with maintaining quality academic and student services programs.Examples of Duties:-Manage the implementation of multiple project activities to meet or exceed assigned program(s) expectations.-Manage and monitor budgets to ensure compliance with regulations and/or directives from program agencies and cooperative educational partners.-Assist in preparation and administration of budget, control and authorize expenditures, approve invoices for payment, and respond to budget inquiries from college staff.-Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations; personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all support staff.-Coordinate the release of project information and outreach activities tofamiliarize students with the services and programs of the college.-Develop and implement methods to identify and serve students who meet project guidelines, assessing their needs and providing programming to address those needs.-Participate in meetings and conferences related to programs within the assigned area; disseminate information, coordinate projects and implement procedural changes; follow up on action items, and develop program reports as needed.-Market the College and assigned program(s) to the College community and the general public.-Perform related duties as assigned.Key Accountabilities:-Provide leadership in developing and facilitating student academic and support services at Delano Campus and other rural sites.-Coordinate student support services for early college initiatives at rural high schools.-Lead efforts to ensure equitable access to courses and programs for students in rural Kern County.-Support in marketing Rural Initiatives programs and services to the college community and public.-Implement programs and activities to increase student enrollment and persistence at Delano Campus and other rural sites.Education and Experience:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :- Bachelor-s degree required- Two years of experience related to area of assignment.- Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.Knowledge and Abilities:Knowledge of:-Student services available at the college.-Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.-Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping and reporting.-Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations related to the assigned special programs processes.-Principles of public speaking.-Record-keeping and report preparation methods.-Principles of providing work direction and guidance to others.-Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.Ability to:-Evaluate and implement project goals.-Communicate information to individuals and groups.-Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the college and the project initiatives.-Interact with and motivate others.-Maintain records and prepare reports.-Prepare and monitor budgets.-Supervise and provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff.-Understand and follow oral and written instructions.-Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.-Collaborate with college personnel and key project staff to track program effectiveness based on evidenced based milestones for student success.-Develop and facilitate orientations, seminars, and workshops designed to familiarize students, faculty, and staff with assigned special programs opportunities.Salary Grade: DSpecial Instructions to Applicants:First Review of Applications:Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on January 29, 2019/B> are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.Completed application packet must include:- Completed Online Application for Employment form- Current resume- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable- List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application formApplicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.Recruitment Status (tentative):- Application Screening: TBD- Interviews: TBDThe District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.All applicants must apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1373697. Emails will not be accepted.As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.Copyright -2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.https://www.jobelephant.com/jeid-82a6187bc5e0c945b31388caf1ec8a41
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