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San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

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


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Close/First Review Date: 01/28/2024

Campus Location: San Jose City College

Position Description:

The Si Se Puede Program Supervisor reports to the Dean of Academic Success and Student Equity at San Jose City College. This is a full time, 12 months per year, classified supervisor position.


Reporting to the Dean of Academic Success & Student Equity or assigned administrator, the Supervisor of the Si Se Puede Program coordinates, organizes, supervises and implements the Si Se Puede grant in order to promote student retention, persistence and success. The purpose of the grant-funded position is to build and expand the college's capacity to serve Latinx, low income, and first-generation students.


The Supervisor of the Si Se Puede Program is responsible for developing, managing and implementing the Si Se Puede grant funded program, which is designed to assist low-income, first generation, and disadvantaged students in reaching their educational goals. The Supervisor performs a variety of tasks relative to the grant project including grant reports, activities, proposals, program and budget management, first-year experience (FYE) management, and provides direction and leadership to ensure compliance with District policies and applicable state and federal regulations related to the grant services and responsibilities.


1. Coordinate and oversee the Si Se Puede program and its day-to-day activities, ensuring compliance with federal regulations, guidelines and policies.

2. Develop and implement culturally competent methods and strategies to serve underrepresented students and ensure a student-centered inclusive environment. Assure equal access to program services for all eligible students.

3. Develop, implement and manage the program budget, carrying out expenditure of project funds according to fiscal guidelines.

4. Prepare grant-funded proposals and monitors outcomes for grant awards. Develop and submit program objectives, plan of operations, and project budgets along with grant proposals.

5. Monitor program compliance with Title V grant and other regulations.

6. Act as liaison between the college and K-12 educational institutions to recruit eligible students into the SI Se Puede program.

7. Inform students of program guidelines and policies, monitor enrollment and registration; respond to and resolve conflict.

8. Design, implement, and maintain systems for the timely and accurate recording and reporting of program information and grant objectives.

9. Maintain records and develop reports concerning the program and its effectiveness within the campus community and beyond. Research and compile demographic and statistical data related to program participants, city, county and general student populations.

10. Collaborate with campus constituencies to coordinate the development and delivery of Dual Enrollment Courses, Path to Math & Career and Life Planning Summer Bridges, FYE, and Honors & Guided Pathway courses.

11. Collaborate with campus constituencies to coordinate the development and delivery of mental wellness sessions w/FYE, academic and professional mentoring workshops.

12. Participate and promote evidence-based professional learning experiences for students and employees.

13. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and participate in selecting employees; train, counsel, and discipline personnel according to established policies and procedures.

14. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

1. Principles and practices of community college administration.

2. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations

3. Principles and practices of program development and implementation.

4. Grant proposal writing and submission procedures.

5. Community demographics including the needs of low-income and disadvantaged students, age appropriate career development, and community resources.

6. Culturally responsive, research-based pedagogical and student service strategies to enhance student learning and improve student retention.

7. Retention strategies to serve first-generation low-income students.

8. Working knowledge of teaching, mentoring, and tutoring techniques.

9. Basic operation, services and activities of a retention program.

10. Supervision and evaluations of technical and clerical personnel.

11. Modern office practices and use of office equipment, including computers and software programs.

Skills and Abilities to:

1. Collaborate with administrators and other members of the campus community in preparing schedules for program course and support services.

2. Supervise, organize, train and evaluate the work of technical and clerical personnel.

3. Recommend and implement goals and objectives of the assigned program.

4. Interpret and explain District policies and procedures.

5. Operate office equipment using a variety of software programs.

6. Establish and maintain cooperative-working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

7. Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

2. Three years of relevant experience in an academic and/or career-advising role, including supervisory or related leadership experience.

3. Experience working with students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications:
1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.

District’s Diversity Requirements
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District’s hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

    Salary Range:
    $93,181 - $119,310 Annual Salary (Range S115: Supervisor 2023-2024 Salary Schedule). Starting salary placement is generally at Step 1.

    Excellent fringe benefit package includes District paid medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Supervisor positions also include 22 vacation days, 20 holidays, 12 sick leave days and 6 administrative leave days per year.

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
    The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

    As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District’s emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

    The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.


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