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Resource Specialist - Dual Enrollment & Regional Education



Description

Works closely with students enrolled in the program or department: acts as a facilitator connecting students with the existing college and community resources available; to work closely with the students helping to ensure successful completion of their specific program; to provide workshops for the students on a variety of relevant topics; and to act as a liaison with county and community agencies as appropriate.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives direction from an assigned supervisor.

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Meet with students in the assigned program assisting in the planning of their vocational training program or student success plan.
  2. Act as a liaison between the student and pertinent county and community agencies.
  3. Work closely with program staff to create new procedures to help better meet the needs of the students.
  4. Recruit and help enroll prospective students for the assigned program.
  5. Create and deliver promotional literature to assist with program recruitment.
  6. Assist with referrals to appropriate person or agencies within the college and community.
  7. Assist to plan, organize, and conduct workshops or other activities necessary for the success of students in the program.
  8. Develop and maintain working relations with community members involved with similar programs.
  9. Attend weekly and monthly meetings to assist with the growth of the program.
  10. Maintain adequate records and statistics related to the students who are served and seen.
  11. Monitor student success while in the program. Mentor and assist students as needed.
  12. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Knowledge of:
  • Rules and regulations regarding pertinent local, regional and state organizations.
  • Recruitment and enrollment methods and practices.
  • Conducting effective seminars and presentations to small and large groups.
  • Office procedures, methods and equipment including computers, word processing software, database software, and internet.
  • Working with individuals from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Ability to:
  • Understand and work with the diverse needs of the students within the assigned program.
  • Effectively represent the San Joaquin Delta College and the assigned program within the community.
  • Plan and organize workshops.
  • Think critically and problem-solve a variety of issues.
  • Exhibit excellent listening skills.
  • Advocate for students.
  • Demonstrate patience working with students who historically have not experienced academic success.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of local agencies within the county, pertinent to the assigned program.
  • Understand and apply the rules and regulations of the assigned program to best meet the needs of the students.
  • Act as a positive role model for students in the assigned program.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of individuals from diverse academic, socio- economic, cultural, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds and disabilities.
  • Sit for prolonged periods of time; extensive use of computer keyboard.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Education :

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.

Experience:

Two (2) years of related experience, preferably in a public agency.

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