Special Services Assistant (1-19hrs)
Kern Community College District
$14.74 - $20.83 Hourly
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.
Provide academic and career advisement to assigned Special Service
students; assist students in obtaining academic, career and
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
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
Compose a variety of correspondence including letters, caseload
reports and drop forms.
Distribute bus passes and parking permits to students and
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination equivalent to:
Graduation from high school supplemented by course work in
counseling or a related field and two years of related
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
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
Provide assistance to students requiring a variety of counseling
Assess student needs and develop viable plans and
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
Understand and work within scope of authority
SALARY RANGE$ 14.74 - $ 20.82
hourlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $ 15.48
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of
Complete application packets will be
accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
December 8, 2021
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
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
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3142340/special-services-assistant-1-19hrs
Emails will not be accepted.