Student Program Specialist, DSPS

Rancho Santiago Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 19, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Student Program Specialist, DSPS

Rancho Santiago Community College District

Salary Range: Grade 10: $51,183.33 - $53,771.03 - $56,466.52 - $59,285.21 - $62,227.13 -$65,338.50/year

Job Type: , 40 hours/week; 12 months/year Time

Job Number: CL21-00053

Location: Orange, CA

Division: Enrollment and Support Services Division/SCC

Closing: 8/5/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Description

Under general direction, assists in specific student development programs; may direct clerical support staff, and student workers, performs related duties as required.

Provides information to students regarding available programs and services. May refer and/or assist students in obtaining counseling, admission, registration, financial aid and other campus services. Provides orientation and direction for program staff in procedures, protocols and policies related to the services offered. Assists program professionals(s) in most phases of program delivery and development, i.e., scheduling, recordkeeping, report writing, needs analysis, new services and outreach. Compile and input data to facilitate program reporting requirements; may perform other related duties as assigned.

This class reports to the designated manager/administrator and may direct activities of student workers and clerical support staff.

Job Qualifications

Training and ExperienceHigh School Diploma or GED and any combination of training, education and experience equivalent to one year in a position that involves considerable public contact or working with students. Knowledge and AbilitiesWorking Knowledge of: techniques and methods of interviewing; mainframe/micro-computers, student records and word processing/spreadsheet software. Ability to: gather and analyze data; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and faculty.
SELECTION CRITERIA Application Screening In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
  • Education experience (breadth and depth)
  • Work experience (breadth and depth)
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Bilingual ability (if needed)
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse socio-economic communities
  • Professional growth activities
  • Specialized skills training
  • Leadership skills
  • Written and/or oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem Solving
Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview. Interview Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving skills
A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants. Method of Application For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents online by the specified closing date for the position. Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
  • Resume (Required)
This applicant pool may be used for vacancies in the same classification occurring within the next six months. Pre-Employment Requirements Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal record check will be paid for by the candidates. The Rancho Santiago Community College District is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance.

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