Grant Director-Title V Grant
Grant Director-Title V Grant
Ventura County Community College District
Salary: $90,837.96 - $121,725.96 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 2020-01853
Location: Oxnard College (Oxnard CA), CA
Department: OC - Student Development
Closing: 2/7/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Under the general direction of a Dean or higher-level administrator, manage and administer a comprehensive set of activities related to the goals and objectives of the Title V Grant.
There is currently one full-time position located at Oxnard College.
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.
Oxnard College is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The U.S Department of Education Title V HSI Grant assists with strengthening institutional programs, facilities, and services to expand the educational opportunities for Hispanic Americans and other underrepresented populations. Title V grants enable HSI schools to expand and enhance their academic offerings, program quality, and institutional stability.
More information about the Student Services department can be found here: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/services-for-students
More information about Oxnard College can be found here: https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/
WHO WE ARE
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. The VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark 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 promote academic excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its students, employees, 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, the VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the success of all college students.
We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The Ventura County Community College District ensures 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, bilingual and non-bilingual, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year.
Facilitate the development and implementation of Title V program activities that assess, improve, and result in higher transfer rates of underrepresented Hispanic students of the district through improved institutional effectiveness. E
Direct and monitor Title V program activities to ensure that goals, objectives, and timelines are met and in alignment with the college's and the accrediting commission's priorities and objectives. E
Develop, establish, and execute operational policies, procedures, strategic goals, and standards pertinent to activities related to the goals and objectives of the Title V Grant. E
Direct and monitor Title V program/activity budgets and expenditures to ensure reporting requirements (fiscal and programmatic) are in compliance with federal guidelines. E
Communicate the objectives, progress, and outcomes of initiatives to faculty, staff, students, administrators, and the community. E
Allocate resources to further institutional goals, evaluate results, and develop strategies for continued strength of the college's programs, services, and institutional effectiveness. E
Establish and maintain open and effective communication among faculty, staff, students, and administrators, as well as university and high school partners. E
Partner with a management team dedicated to collaboration and the college goal of integrating instruction, institutional effectiveness, and student services as a way to create and maintain a supportive student learning environment. E
Prepare, write, and submit quarterly fiscal reports, program plans, year-end narratives, and budget reports in a timely and efficient manner; read and interpret contracts, curriculum, and other related documents. E
Supervise Title V program personnel. E
Serve as chair on the Title V program advisory committee and participate in campus workgroups charged with Title V program objectives and activities. E
Develop and implement an effective system of evaluation of the program and its activities. E
Integrate best practices of the program into institutional operation by the end of the grant period. E
Perform related duties as assigned.
E = Essential duties
Any combination equivalent to:
Education: Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor's degree. A graduate degree is preferred.
Experience: Three years of experience planning, directing, and organizing grants or projects reasonably related to the administrative assignment. Experience facilitating the development and administration of student learning outcomes in an institution of higher education 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 February 07, 2021.
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
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (T&E) EVALUATION:
Date Range: February 8, 2021 - February 12, 2021
A T&E is an assessment by subject matter experts of training and experience, beyond the minimum requirements, that has prepared the candidate for the position as evidenced in the application materials. 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.
The eight (8) candidates with the highest passing scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview.
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW DATE RANGE AND LOCATION:
Date Range: February 24, 2021 - March 02, 2021
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:
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated, including the possession of licenses, certifications, or other requirements, by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the testing process. You must attach copies of any documents that demonstrate your attainment of the minimum qualifications (e.g., unofficial transcripts, foreign transcript evaluation, copies of any required licenses, and/or certifications). Failure to submit any required documents may result in disqualification. All required documentation must be attached to your application; Human Resources 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.
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 supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience.
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) (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/2956298/grant-director-title-v-grant