Outreach Specialist (Career
Outreach Specialist (Career & Technical Education) - Riverside City College
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
Career & Tech Ed (R)
Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)
Physical location of the position:
$4,894 - $5,958
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
If categorically (grant) funded, date funded through:
June 30, 2021 with the possibility of extension pending funding.
Under the supervision of the area Vice President/Dean/Director, assists in the development, coordination, and implementation of outreach programs; serves as a liaison between the College and the community to provide up-to-date information pertaining to the College's programs and services; facilitate outreach workshops; hosts community and K-12 activities; provides campus tours for the development and implementation of a comprehensive outreach program as well as the operation of the Summer Advantage Program.
PROVIDES WORK OR LEAD DIRECTION TO:
Short-Term employee(s) and/or Work Study student(s).
An associate degree from an accredited institution is required. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the associate's degree on a year for year basis with one year of full time experience equaling 30 semester units of college.
Two years closely related experience in the community college and/or in the public school system is required.
Policies and procedures in higher education and in K-12 education.
Understand, interpret, and apply college policies, rules and regulations; use a computer; understand oral and written instructions; deal effectively with a diverse socio-ethnic college community; communicate in a friendly and helpful manner; establish and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, staff and the community; understand student needs and make appropriate referrals.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.
Co-workers, faculty, students, administrators, other departmental personnel, parents, K-12
Partners, high schools, community organizations, and the general public.
Normal office environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Directs and coordinates work activities of student ambassadors, student and hourly workers.
2. Assists with High School Assessment, matriculation, academic achievement, Title V program, and the Summer Advantage Student Ambassador Programs.
3. Facilitates outreach informational workshops and serves as a liaison between the College and high schools and the community.
4. Assists in the development, coordination, and implementation of outreach programs and services for elementary, middle, high school, adult schools and the community at large.
5. Provides responses to inquiries from students, parents, high schools, community organizations, and the general public.
6. Participates on a variety of campus committees.
7. Hosts community group visitations and tours.
8. Prepares and conducts outreach workshops and presentations.
9. Participates in College and career fairs, high school visitations, parent nights, community events, and counselor retreats; provides assistance to campus departments.
10. Monitors the department budget as directed and processes timesheets, requisitions and mileage/travel requests to ensure payment.
11. Develops and maintain student database for recruitment purposes.
12. Assists with and proctors high school assessment tests.
13. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs.
14. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public.
15. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement take place on the first day of the first month following the anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status until the maximum of the grade is reached.
HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days after completion of five continuous years of service to the District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15 continuous years of service to the District. This computation is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.
SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months. There is no limit to the number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.
FRINGE BENEFITS: The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the District and the Bargaining Unit.
The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.
All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.
Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated Start Date: April 2021
*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 3rd or 4th week of March.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.
* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.
* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.
* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.
* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.
* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
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