California, United States
Salary Not specified
May 10, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Transfer & Career Center Specialist

Salary: $48,816.00 - $65,316.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 5930-c-05/21
Closing: 5/24/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Visalia, CA
Department: Career/Student Services

General Description

Under the direction of the Career Services Director and the Dean of Student Services, the Transfer & Career Center Specialist will perform a variety of specialized duties related to the planning and implementation of transfer and career services in support of student success. This will include, but is not limited to: providing drop-in students with transfer and career information, facilitation of transfer and career workshops, planning and implementing program events & activities and assisting transfer and career counselors with student services.

This is a Full-Time 12 month position, 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Initial placement is at $48,816.

College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.

Job Duties

Job duties of the Transfer & Career Center Specialist include:
  • Maintain regular contact with students to address and assist with transfer and career services problem solving; update student's files as necessary.
  • Plan, collaborate and support presentations or workshops as part of Transfer and Career services.
  • Plan, organize and deliver on and off campus activities and programs to provide information and assistance to students regarding Transfer and Career services.
  • Prepare and edit a wide variety of materials such as correspondence, reports, forms, applications, flyers, brochures, memoranda and other documents.
  • Provide and maintain accurate information about educational and student support programs of the college; distribute information to students and public via website, social media, newsletters, flyers, brochures, posters, PowerPoint presentations, etc.
  • Prepare and disseminate information, applications, and other program related documentation/items to students.
  • Establish, track and maintain professional contacts/relationship with local and regional business partners, community partners, services agencies and educational agencies to assist with transfer and career services.
  • Attend staff meetings, conferences, and seminars to maintain current knowledge regarding program eligibility requirements, regulations and District policies.
  • Utilize the District's integrated software in performing the required duties of the position.
  • Prepare memoranda independently and from oral instructions.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the College community and appropriate staff to develop and implement orientation strategies required for Transfer and Career services.
  • Use technology in order to monitor, track and apply data related to Transfer and Career services.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):

    Any combination equivalent to:
  • Completion of two years of college-level course level training and
  • Two years of increasingly responsible business/office experience.

  • Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience providing career services and job search strategies to clients and/or students.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of students in a workshop setting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Previous experience and/or strong interest in customer services related to first generation college students, returning students and comprehensive student success.

  • Licenses and Other Requirements:
  • Valid California's driver's license
  • An incumbent must be insurable at the “standard rate” by the employer's insurance carrier at all times while employed in this classification by the College of the Sequoias Community College District.

  • Working Conditions:

  • Extensive contact with students
  • Indoor/Outdoor environment
  • Travel from site to site.
  • Multi-project, fast-paced working environment; able to meet concurrent deadlines.
  • Weekend and evening hours

  • Physical Abilities
  • Ability to drive a vehicle from site to site to conduct business of the District.
  • Ability to operate a computer and office equipment
  • Ability to read documents
  • Ability to communicate to provide information over the phone and in person
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to reach in all directions
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.

  • Knowledge and Abilities

    The hiring committee is seeking evidence of the following:

    Knowledge of:
  • Transfer and Career Center Processes/Procedures.
  • Word processing, spreadsheet and database related software.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
  • Applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws.
  • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Fundamentals, principles, and techniques of test administration
  • Public relations and student support techniques
  • Interpersonal skill using tact, patience and courtesy

  • Ability to:
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
  • Work confidentially and independently with discretion.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with regional businesses, community partners, department staff and other COS personnel.

  • Application Procedure

    To be considered applicants must submit ALL of the following required material before or by the filing deadline:
  • An online job application.
  • Letter of interest, which addresses how the applicant's experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform the job duties.
  • Resume
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts of all college/university work. Official transcripts required upon employment.

  • Recruitment Analyst: Keila Reynoso
    College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas

    To apply, visit

    COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias 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 opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.