Director, K14 Technical Assistance Provider
Kern Community College District
$100,045.59 - $131,268.47 Annually
This position is contingent upon funding.
Under the direction of the Dean of Economic and Workforce
Development or assigned supervisor, the Director, K14 Technical
Assistant Provider (TAP) provides regional leadership in the
development, administration, and organization of Pathway
Improvement initiatives for Career Technical Education Incentive
Grants (CTEIG) for K-12 and intersegmental partnerships in the K12
Strong Workforce Program (K12 SWP). The TAP develops key
relationships between CTEIG and K12 SWP partners and stakeholders,
which include leaders and representatives from the region's local
education agencies (LEAs), community colleges and community college
districts, professional organizations, and local business
community. The TAP will initiate and facilitate early engagement
and collaboration of college faculty and secondary teachers and
counselors for an effective and efficient launch of pathway
improvement initiatives within the region. Through the duration of
the grant, the TAP provides its region's K12 Pathway Coordinators
with technical assistance and professional development
Collaborate with K12 SWP partners to develop a regional technical
assistance plan, utilizing needs assessment and diagnostic tools
focused on career education and early college credit, aligned with
guided pathways and regional economic priorities. The regional
technical assistance plan will integrate K12 pathway improvement
initiatives and work activities for K12 Pathway Coordinators and be
situated within the larger regional plan for each Regional
Assist LEAs with grant applications, build LEA knowledge base of
their regional consortium's plan, and align LEA career technical
education program objectives with regional consortium's plan.
Create shared resources, including templates, toolkits, and guides
for K12 Pathway Coordinators to disseminate to partners of pathway
Identify and analyze structural barriers in implementing pathways
from the field, and pilot regional and state level solutions.
Support consortia in the understanding of metrics associated with
CTEIG and K12 SWP, their relationship to existing accountability
reporting requirements and larger labor market, and implications
for continuous improvement. For K-12 outcomes, the metrics will be
based on information that LEAs are already collecting for Perkins
and Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAP) including high
school career technical education enrollment, dual enrollment,
graduation, and student characteristics.
Champion accurate data collection, reporting, use, and
communication to enhance K14 pathway transitions and student
outcomes. Cornerstone activities to guide pathway improvement
initiative development include, but are not limited to:
Assist LEAs understand the importance of accurate collection of
information in local data systems
Ensure that LEAs submit CALPADS and other standard reports to
Support LEAs in reviewing and understanding institution-level
information that is visualized in the dashboard
Coordinate with WestEd to support consortia in identifying
student enrollment patterns, industry sector trends, and student
outcomes within and across regions
Coordinate with the Centers of Excellence to review and
disseminate information on the region's current labor market trends
Convene an ongoing K12-community college network focused on K12
partnerships with community colleges and businesses to support K12
pathway improvement activities.
Move network beyond building awareness of pathways to scaling
practices in the region.
Complement and support work of the Regional Consortia.
Plan, coordinate and/or implement regional professional development
opportunities for K12 Pathway Coordinators, as well as stakeholders
on key K14 topics relevant to the region.
Facilitate communities of practice on key regional topics.
Identify emerging, promising, and best practices of pathway
development and pathway improvement initiatives and communicate
successes of local work within regions and across the state.
Provide policy briefings based on research and evidence of local
implementation to inform the CCCCO and CDE, and to assist
Provide support for implementation of CTEIG and K12 SWP. Support
includes but is not limited to:
Facilitating knowledge of labor market information to inform
Ensuring a process is in place for data collection,
Facilitating the work of the K12 SWP Selection Committee,
Connecting K12 Pathways Coordinators to resources to help
Develop and disseminate common resources and documents including
supporting Cal-PASS Plus membership to facilitate data sharing and
securing College and Career Access Pathway partnership
Work closely with community college and K12 districts' Human
Resource Directors to support instructional services for career
pathways that meet the compliance of statutes for collective
bargaining agreements. Duties related to compliance include, but
are not limited to:
Sign MOU and submit data for Cal-PASS Plus.
Create and secure partnership agreements
Provide consistent research and professional development regarding
any current legal and regulatory changes that would affect the K12
Strong Workforce Pathway and CTEIG programs.
Interpret and ensure compliance with K12 SWP legislation, Ed Code,
Title 5, and KCCD rules and processes.
Gather data and submit required reports to the state after
executive review and approval.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Economic and
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and
three full years of full-time K-12 school district, county office
of education, college, or university work experience in a lead
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
cultures of high school and community college students.
Master's degree preferred
K-14 counseling, career pathway and/or grant experience.
Experience working with special populations students.
Knowledge and Abilities
California K12 data collection systems and practices.
K12 and Community College data and data tools used to assess
student outcomes, program performance, and labor market
Personnel and budget management principles, procedures, and
Principles and methods of program planning, including program
review and the development and evaluation of student learning,
service area, or program learning outcomes.
Public relations, group presentations, and effective
communication in a diverse environment.
Public speaking, workshop development, and group facilitation
principles and practices.
Student advisement and career exploration strategies, K12
Career Technical Education programs, and community college career
Conduct meetings, facilitate groups and workshops.
Instruct practitioners on how to use K12 and Community College
data tools to assess student outcomes and program performance.
Develop and administer a comprehensive program work plan,
budget, and outcomes.
Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with
industry, faculty, staff, students, and the public.
Be sensitive and committed to meeting the needs of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic
backgrounds of the student/community population.
Use computer software for word processing, spreadsheets,
databases, and presentations.
Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively both orally and
in writing with industry, students, staff, faculty, outside
agencies, and the public.
Travel to off-campus functions and transport presentation
materials and equipment.
Organize and conduct special events in conjunction with other
college departments and programs.
Attend instructional and student services meetings, as well as
regional or State Career Pathway and Dual Enrollment meetings, as
Represent CTEIG and K12 Strong Workforce Pathways at relevant
state and federal conferences and industry events.
$ 100,045.59 -
$ 131,268.47 annuallyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $105,110.40
Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will
be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
August 29, 2022
are assured consideration. The College
reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the
recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or
universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
Note: The District is strongly committed to
achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment
opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants
and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin,
religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or
ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry,
sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability,
pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of
the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a
person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived
characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or
Discrimination Free Work Environment
District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in
the United States. Work authorization should be established at the
time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3625610/director-k14-technical-assistance-provider-cof
Emails will not be accepted.