Job Posting Title
Student Support Specialist (Six Positions)
Los Rios Community College District (American River
Outreach, First Year Experience & Pathway Communities
Founded in 1955, American River College ( ARC ) is one of the
largest institutions of higher education in the Sacramento region,
serving about 30,000 diverse students each fall and spring at its
main campus and centers.
The College has an outstanding record for academic quality and is
among the top community colleges in the state for transferring
students to the University of California and California State
University systems. The College offers education and support for
students to strengthen basic skills, earn associate degrees and
certificates, transfer to other colleges and universities, and
achieve a career as well as other academic and personal goals. ARC
also has a strong reputation for its wide array of career programs
in areas such as Healthcare, Hospitality, Human Services, Business
and Computer Science, Public Safety, Applied Arts, Advanced
Transportation and Manufacturing, and Apprenticeship.
Our vision is to transform the future of all students and our
community through inclusive, equitable education. The College seeks
individuals who share our mission of placing students first by
providing an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires
critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible
participation in the community.
Our Commitment to Social Justice and Equity
American River College strives to uphold the dignity and humanity
of every student and employee. We are committed to equity and
social justice through equity-minded education, transformative
leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is
essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community. The
College seeks candidates who are committed to culturally inclusive
practices and serving the ARC student population. Faculty and staff
are encouraged to engage in the ongoing development of their
professional skills. The College thus supports employee engagement
in a broad range of trainings, workshops, and activities such as
the Equity Action Institute, the New Faculty Academy, and the
Classified Leadership Academy. Also, faculty and staff regularly
participate in trainings offered through the College’s Center for
Teaching and Learning and its Instructional Technology
Under the direction of the assigned manager, coordinate student
success and support related programs, components and activities;
assist in the planning, coordination, implementation and delivery
of support programs and services associated with the college plans.
For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified
Employees Association (White Collar) posting
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and
a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical
insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional
insurance and financial investments.
Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid
holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10
years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers
extensive professional development opportunities with the district
and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external
academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits
as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or
greater. For the full LRCEA contract agreement, details
click here .
Oversee one or more college student support programs; provide
coordination and planning for assigned program activities and
events; and assist in conducting program review and strategic
planning for the assigned college programs; assist in ensuring
compliance with and implementation of student services related
regulations, policies, and procedures; gather and maintain data and
statistical information in an effort to ensure appropriate services
are provided to students in compliance with district and state
regulations, policies, and procedures; participate in recommending
and monitoring systems to provide and track support services to
students; budget development and coordination and preparation of
the required state and district reports; attend college, district,
and department meetings in an effort to assist in ensuring
coordination of support services and follow-up activities;
communicate with and advise students to move them through the Steps
to Success and core services of assessment and educational
planning; assist students in their academic career by providing
them referrals and resources to meet their educational and
vocational career objectives; present activities to connect
students to college programs and services; develop, coordinate and
conduct transition workshops and activities for entering students
coming directly from high school; assist in planning and
coordinating follow-up and retention activities for at-risk
students including those on probation and dismissal; prepare
announcements, newsletters, and other forms of communication
regarding career education events, activities, programs, and
initiatives for dissemination to college personnel and students;
assist with the development and presentation of professional
development activities for faculty and staff to support student
success; perform related duties as assigned.
This position is assigned to the HomeBase program of the Outreach,
First Year Experience & Pathway Communities department. The
HomeBase program works across assigned majors grouped by the
college’s six areas of interest:
- Health/Public Service;
The HomeBase program works collaboratively with campus wide
programs and departments including Outreach, First Year Experience,
Learning Communities, Institutional Research, Business Services,
and others to execute retention and engagement programs, provide
pathway completion support and facilitate activities for students
in their assigned programs to ensure timely progress to degree
completion/educational goal achievement.
American River College is committed to employees:
- Actively demonstrating a commitment to equity and
- Engaging in self-reflection and continuous improvement
regarding individuals and their cultural competence.
- Exercising responsibility and accountability for actions.
- Viewing students, ALL students, as equally capable and worthy
of our care, time and energy.
- Demonstrating appreciation and respect for others’ perspectives
and lived experiences.
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Total Hrs per Week/Day
40 hours per week
: Two years of related experience in student
services on a college campus or in a community agency that provides
comparable services to students or diverse community members.
: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an
accredited college or university, in an area related to the
assignment. NOTE : Additional qualifying experience may be
substituted for up to two years of the required education on a
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic
backgrounds of community college students, including those with
physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in
learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive
educational and employment environment.
(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12
months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable
part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent
for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education
Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30
units are equal to one year of education.)
Education must be from an accredited institution.
- A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified
- Resume (required).
- Letter of Interest (required).
- Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
- Applications submitted without all required documents, listed
above, will be disqualified.
- Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not
have that referenced experience considered for minimum
qualifications, which may lead to the application being
- Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be
accepted as unofficial transcripts.
- It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College District
employees to also provide unofficial transcripts if required in the
minimum qualifications for the position. (Within 60 days of the
time of hire, employees are required to submit official
transcripts, if required in the minimum qualifications for the
- Individuals who have completed college or university course
work at an institution in a country other than the United States
must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees,
and other relevant documents.
- A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign
course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary
placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a
college or university in the United States.
- Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE
(Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or
NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services)
agencies or evaluators. For additional information on Foreign
Transcript Evaluations c
lick here .
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
$4,824.23 per month. LRCCD
Additional Salary Information
No additional salary information to note
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
How and where to apply
Please visit our
Frequently Asked Questions
for complete information on
how to apply online with our District. Application services are
available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If you need assistance with any phase of the application process,
please call (916) 568-3112 during our business hours.
After hour inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu.
Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance
from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and
proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States
prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional
qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur
during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a
requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from
the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering
the question below, I certify that the information provided by me
is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and
belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained
herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I
release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing
such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or
misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if
applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for
disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of
an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to
complete the form 'Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime',
P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed
pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed
click on the link and download the form https://losrios.edu/lrccd/shared/doc/hr/forms/p-881.pdf
and attach the completed form to your application.
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- No, I do not acknowledge or agree
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- * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
- * Considering this specific position that you are applying to –
where/how did you learn about this position?
- College Department
- Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
- Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
- Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
- Community College Registry Online Job Board
- Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
- Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
- D'Primeramano Magazine
- Facebook (Campaign)
- Facebook (Los Rios Page)
- Greater Sacramento Urban League
- Handshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)
- Job Sites
- Job Journal
- Latina Leadership Network of the California Community
- Los Rios Community College District Employee
- Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
- Los Rios Community College District Website
- LRCCD Resource Group - API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)
- LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association
- LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)
- LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
- Professional Networks
- Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
- Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
- Sacramento Builders Exchange
- Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
- The HUB
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Interest
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Unofficial Transcript 2
- Unofficial Transcript 3
- Unofficial Transcript 4
- Unofficial Transcript 5
- Foreign Transcript Evaluation
- P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime