Student Services Specialist/DSS (Two Vacancies)

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
May 28, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Student Services Specialist/DSS (Two Vacancies)

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2015453P

Location: North Orange Continuing Education - Anaheim Campus

Department: Disability Support Services

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 11 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Remote work transitioning to in person August, 2021. Number of days may vary by position. Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:
Plans and coordinates program activities; participates as directed in the formulation, development and implementation of appropriate policies and procedures for the assigned specialized student service; communicates with instructors, administrators, other District staff and outside agencies to coordinate and implement programs, resolve conflicts and exchange information.

Conducts informational workshops regarding programs and services; participates in outreach activities to promote educational opportunities and services available; works with social services agencies to promote awareness of assigned student service.

Oversees and coordinates the processing of a variety of documents related to the assigned specialized student service; assists students with application process for programs, services, and university transfers; assures the availability of specialized equipment or services for special needs students.

Provides technical information and expertise to students, instructors and others in an assigned area of Student Services; serves as peer counsel to students; works with students, instructors, administrators and staff to understand students' academic needs and progress.

Maintains various records and files related to assigned area; inputs and downloads data from computer database; gathers, compiles and analyzes pertinent data and statistics; prepares and maintains a variety of narrative and statistical records and reports related to program activities and effectiveness.

Prepares and maintains program ledgers and reconciles budgets; monitors and records program administration, personnel, supply and equipment expenditures; prepares deposits and arranges for transport to bank.

Trains and provides work direction and guidance to others as directed.

Maintains current knowledge of legal requirements, procedures and policies used in providing student services.

Learns and applies emerging technologies as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Primary Purpose:
There are two vacancies for this recruitment.

Position #1 SCC837 is not grant funded and is located at NOCE-Anaheim Campus.

Position #2 SCC838 is partially grant funded and is located at NOCE-Wilshire Center.

This position is responsible for performing a variety of complex technical duties in a specialized area of Student Services such as registration, record maintenance, EOPS, adult education, disabled student services, student placement, and counseling services.


Working Relationships:
The Student Services Specialist maintains frequent contact with co-workers, counselors, faculty, students, various departments and outside agencies.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws

Knowledge of organization, policies, and rules of assigned department or program

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment

Knowledge of local, State and Federal laws applicable to assigned programs

Knowledge of specialized equipment used to communicate with blind and hearing-impaired individuals

Knowledge of District rules and regulations governing participation in financial aid and other government sponsored programs as assigned

Knowledge of the basic principles of bookkeeping

Knowledge of record keeping techniques

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment such as calculator, computer, copier, etc.

Ability to prepare budgets and financial reports

Ability to compile, organize, and analyze statistical data

Ability to work confidentially with discretion

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to understand scope of authority in making independent decisions

Ability to review situations accurately and determine appropriate action according to established guidelines

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others


Special Requirements:
This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Administrative Procedure 7400, Section 4.0) If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide your valid Driver’s License information. Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.

Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If selected as a finalist and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a transcript (may be unofficial). Human Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required documentation at that phase of the recruitment.


Minimum Qualifications:
Two (2) years of college-level course work

Minimum two (2) years increasingly responsible training or experience in student services

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.


Desirable Qualifications:
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Experience assisting and promoting the growth and success of a diverse population of students and employees through the development of interculturally competent and equity minded practices or initiatives.

Knowledge and competency in working with students who have disabilities with an emphasis on students who have ASD, ADD/ADHD, Mental Health Disabilities and Intellectual Disabilities.

Experience working with individuals in 1:1 and group settings.

Experience with tracking data, maintaining databases, and managing student information.

Experience working effectively with faculty and staff; and collaborating with community partners.


Working Conditions:
College or District office environment; may require standing for long periods while assisting students. May be subject to sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours). Repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.


Salary Range: $4,325 - $5,242 Per Month

Number of Vacancies: 2

Posting Number: 2015453P

Open Date: 05/27/2021

Close Date: 6/14/2021

Special Instructions Summary: There are two vacancies for this recruitment.

Position #1 SCC837 is located at NOCE-Anaheim Campus.

Position #2 SCC838 is located at NOCE-Wilshire Center. This position is partially grant funded and exists based on the availability of funds. Employment is contingent upon the continuous availability of funds.

Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Employees must reside in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.

This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of employment phase of the hiring process.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Minimum Qualifications - Experience: One year of experience is equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the experience minimum qualification (Example: Twelve (12) months of part time work experience is equivalent to six (6) months full time).

Minimum Qualifications - Education: 24 units are equal to one year of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial transcript.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.


To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/4603





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