Career and Transfer Specialist (Bilingual)
Career and Transfer Specialist (Bilingual)
Ventura County Community College District
Salary: $51,012.00 - $70,464.00 Annually
Job Number: 2021-01908
Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA
Department: OC - Student Development
Closing: 3/7/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, develop, organize, and implement career and transfer related workshops and other services as assigned to the Career Development, Placement and/or Transfer Center.
There are 2 (two) full-time bilingual (English/Spanish) positions located at Oxnard College. One position will be located in the Transfer Center and one position will be located in the Career Center. Both positions are pending Board Approval.
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.
For more information, please check out the Oxnard College website, Proyecto Exito, the Career Center, or the Transfer Center webpages.
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.
Provide information and assistance to students related to transfer procedures and requirements; assist students with completing paper and online admission applications and transfer forms. E
Provide information and assistance to students related to career development and job placement; administer, score, and interpret various career guidance tests and inventories. E
Assist students with completing a variety of paper and online employment-related applications and forms; participate in job recruitment activities; maintain job boards of available positions including paid internships. E
Maintain regular communication with various employers, community organizations, and educational agencies in the area to establish or maintain jobs and paid internships for students. E
Participate in new student orientation, transfer orientations and other student support activities to provide information about career, transfer, and skill building. E
Coordinate and participate in Faculty and Counselor professional development activities focused on providing information on embedding career and transfer into student professional growth classes and guided pathways. E
Plan and coordinate special events, tours, and professional visitations; develop policies and procedures for special events, including job fairs and employer site visits. E
Create, coordinate, and deliver in-person, online, onsite, and off-site workshops and presentations related to student transfer, career, job skills, and job placement for faculty, staff, students, administrators, college, university, and high school partners. E
Design, prepare, disseminate, and coordinate the production of announcements, brochures, flyers, forms, social media posts, and other promotional materials regarding the services of the Center in collaboration with the Marketing department; establish and maintain program website and social media accounts. E
Serve as a liaison between the Center and community agencies, high schools, and other organizations in the areas of career and transfer activities. E
Research, purchase, and maintain a library of resource materials for the Center, including career guidance and job placement materials, college and university catalogues, and transfer materials. E
Participate in the evaluation of the Center's programs and activities including compiling, organizing, and summarizing data for various reports. E
Attend meetings, conferences, and trainings as required.
Train and provide work direction to student workers as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.
A master's degree, from a recognized college or university, in psychology, counseling, education, social work, social services, career counseling or related field.
A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university AND one year of experience providing career and student support services.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated, including the possession of any licenses, certifications, or other requirements, by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the recruitment process.
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 March 7, 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:
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: Monday, March 22, 2021 - Friday, March 26, 2021
Location: The Technical Interview will be conducted remotely, using Zoom. In order to participate in the internet, 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 recruitment 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.
ELIGIBILITY LIST: 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. PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 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.
ACCOMMODATIONS: 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. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education or the to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. 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.
For more information about the recruitment process at VCCCD, including responses to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Classified Careers page.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/2960928/career-and-transfer-specialist-bilingual