PROGRAM SPECIALIST (Student Success)
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Close/First Review Date:
Evergreen Valley College
The Program Specialist, (Student Success) reports to the Division
Dean of Student Success at Evergreen Valley College. The work
schedule is 12 months per year; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Program Specialist is grant funded and contingent upon yearly
This position is represented by CSEA (California School Employees
Association), Chapter 363.
Under the direction of an assigned administrator, coordinate a
large number of activities within a special program ranging from
recruitment to producing handouts and marketing materials and
providing information to student participants. Functional direction
may be provided by a Counselor or Instructor assigned to the
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assist in the coordination and implementation of program
2. Conduct community outreach, including public presentations and
expanding and maintaining a community network, both on and off
campus; presentations to be to both student groups and community
3. Produce and disseminate communication materials.
4. Plan and organize orientations and events.
5. Attend a variety of program-related functions on and off
6. Coordinate general front office activities including referring
students to appropriate locations, answering the phones, assisting
in preparing reports and program correspondence.
7. Collect and assemble statistical data regarding program
activities and achievements.
8. Maintain program accounts and perform regular bookkeeping
9. Provide general administrative support to the program.
10. Learn and follow program policies and procedures.
11. Perform other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of:
1. Office administrative practices and procedures including filing
and the operation of standard office equipment, particularly
personal and online computers and appropriate application software
- MS Office suite of applications, Internet browsers.
Skills and Ability to:
1. Ability to demonstrate success in communicating effectively
before diverse audiences, establish and maintain cooperative and
effective working relationships, speak and write clearly in
English, and work with attention to detail.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Associate’s degree.
2. Two years of related experience.
1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
District’s Diversity Requirements
- Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual
orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups
historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced
- Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major
duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in
the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent
transferable skills to do so.
$60,348 - $73,661 Annual Salary (Range 89: Classified Salary
Schedule Fiscal Year 2019-2020). Starting placement is generally at
Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical,
dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance
for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection.
Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible
Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts.
Classified employees also receive vacation, 12 sick leave days and
18 paid holidays.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://sjeccd.peopleadmin.com/
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who
are passionate about providing our student population with the best
educational experience possible. The District recognizes that
cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic
excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding;
provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an
inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its
employees, students, and the community it serves.
As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per
semester, and an extremely diverse student population
(Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific
Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian
11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and
Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis
on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as
colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors
and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13%
Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23%
White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all
qualified, outstanding applicants.