Program Director I
Program Director I
Ventura County Community College District
Salary: $84,408.96 - $113,109.00 Annually
Job Type: Classified Management
Job Number: 2020-01842
Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA
Closing: 10/22/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
WHAT YOU'LL DO
A Program Director I plans, organizes, supervises, administers, and evaluates a broad set of activities pertaining to a program or grant.
For the upcoming vacancy, you will be responsible for the TRIO Upward Bound and TRIO Student Support Services grant programs at Oxnard College. These federal outreach and student services programs identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, including low-income, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities. You will plan, organize, supervise, administer, and evaluate a broad set of activities pertaining to these grants including, but not limited to, coordinating student outreach activities, developing community relations, tracking and reporting on grant objectives, budget management, and student services administration.
There is no current vacancy, this list is being established in anticipation of an upcoming vacancy.
WHERE YOU'LL WORK
Oxnard College was founded in 1975 and is the newest of the three community colleges in the county. Set on 118 acres and located two miles from Pacific Ocean beaches, the college is easily accessible by the Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) or the Pacific Coast Highway.
More information about Oxnard College can be found here: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/
More information about the TRIO program at Oxnard College can be found here: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/departments/student-services/upward-bound
WHO WE ARE
The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents through Ventura County. VCCCD's three colleges - Moopark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training, basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.
The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.
The Ventura County Community College District seeks candidates who are best prepared to meet the needs, interests, and goals of the diverse students it serves and assures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year.
Plan, direct, and supervise program activities to ensure that the program's goals, objectives, and timelines are met and in alignment with the District's and program's priorities and objectives. E
Develop and implement operational policies, procedures, and standards pertinent to the goals and objectives of the program. E
Develop and manage the program budget; approve the allocation of resources. E
Manage the collection and analysis of data; oversee and participate in the preparation and submission of fiscal reports, program plans, progress reports, and other narrative and statistical reports as required and in accordance with District and external-agency requirements. E
Communicate the objectives, progress, and outcomes of the program initiatives to faculty, staff, students, administrators, university and high school partners, or the community; maintain open and regular communications with all project stakeholders. E
Establish regional collaborative relationships and partnerships with business entities, community organizations, and local educational agencies. E
Research and identify grants and other funding opportunities; write, edit, review, monitor and/or evaluate grant proposals/applications. E
Develop and implement an effective system of evaluation for the program and its activities. E
Develop and deliver presentations to various audiences. E
Serve as a district representative on various committees associated with the program. E
Integrate best practices of the project into institutional operation by the end of the program. E
Supervise project personnel. E
Perform other duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university AND four years of experience planning, directing, and organizing grants, projects, or programs of comparable complexity to the administrative assignment.
A graduate degree from a recognized college or university AND two years of experience planning, directing, and organizing projects or programs of comparable complexity to the administrative assignment.
Experience supervising or providing work direction to staff is preferred.
EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by Thursday, October 22, 2020.
The examination process may consist of any of the following components:
A) Evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E) = Qualifying (pass/fail)
B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications stated by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the testing process. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their application materials reviewed during a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E). A T&E is an assessment of training and experience that has prepared the candidate for the position. The eight (8) candidates with the highest passing scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview.
PLEASE NOTE: All testing for this recruitment will be conducted remotely. Please see additional information regarding the test dates and location below.
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW DATE RANGE AND LOCATION:
Date Range: Monday, November 9, 2020 - Friday, November 13, 2020.
Location: The Technical Interview will be conducted remotely, using Zoom. In order to participate in the interview, you must have access to a computer with a camera, microphone, speakers, and a reliable connection to the internet.
The examination components and dates are subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications nor for the purpose of determining salary placement if you are hired. When completing the application, outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience.
When completing the application and the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience (T&E) evaluation. Advancement to the next step of the examination process will be limited to the candidates with the highest T&E scores.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Human Resources Department staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
Upon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview.
All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion, with certain exceptions, shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer. Classified management, police, and designated executive classifications shall be probationary for a period of one (1) year of paid service from initial appointment or promotion.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. To search institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit https://www.chea.org/state-licensed-or-authorized-
institutions or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
The Ventura County Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/2872353/program-director-i