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Special Services Assistant

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Special Services Assistant

Kern Community College District

Salary: $2,710.65 - $3,830.08 Monthly

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: FY22-2300005

Location: Ridgecrest, CA


Basic Function
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide academic and career advisement to Special Services students; assist students in obtaining academic, career and personal goals; maintain related student records and reports.

Representative Duties
Provide academic and career advisement to assigned Special Service students; assist students in obtaining academic, career and personal goals.

Meet with students to discuss goals and needs; monitor student progress; review individual academic progress with students; monitor student grades and attendance records; maintain and update information in student files and individual caseloads.

Assist students with designing appropriate class schedules and with the class registration process; refer students to other departments as necessary.

Interact with students in a variety of situations; respond appropriately to needs of students; contact crisis intervention staff members for immediate counseling.

Coordinate and administer career inventories; monitor career testing process; inform counselor and students of monitoring data; follow-up on determined action.

Attend and participate in partner and case load meetings; assist in the facilitation of group support classes and workshops.

Communicate with other departments and outside organizations to exchange information and coordinate activities.

Assist Special Services counselors in the instruction of Master Student classes.

Compose a variety of correspondence including letters, caseload reports and drop forms.

Distribute bus passes and parking permits to students and visitors.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to:
graduation from high school supplemented by course work in counseling or a related field and two years of related experience.

Knowledge and Abilities
Rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions related to an assigned student services program.
Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
District organization, operations, policies and objectives.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Record keeping techniques.
Methods of training and providing work direction to assigned staff.

Provide assistance to students requiring a variety of counseling services.
Assess student needs and develop viable plans and alternatives.
Work confidentially with discretion.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Train and provide work direction to assigned staff.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Understand and work within scope of authority

SALARY RANGE$2,710.65 - $3,830.08 monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $2,847.88 monthly
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by January 10 , 2023 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:
  • 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 application form

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 the applicant.

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 application.

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 practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

The 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 Emails will not be accepted.


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