Student Programs Specialist
San Joaquin Delta Community College District
To provide support services to students in various District
programs and services including, but not limited to, the
Career/Transfer Center, Assessment Center, Counseling and Special
Services, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS),
Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) and various
categorically funded programs; to refer students to other District
services and opportunities as appropriate; and to perform a variety
of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direction from an assigned supervisor. May oversee the
work of student employees. May serve as a technical lead for lower
When assigned to the Counseling and Special Services or
the Career/Transfer Center:
- Provide information and support services to students in various
District programs and services including, but not limited to, the
Career/Transfer Center, the Assessment Center, Counseling and
Special Services, EOPS,CARE, and various categorically funded
- Implement program activities that support student success as
defined in the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) for new,
at risk, and continuing students.
- Respond to requests and inquiries from students, faculty, staff
and the public; provide information on admissions, financial aid
and registration policies and procedures; assist students to
complete various forms and applications; refer students to other
college services as appropriate.
- Design and develop promotional literature, pamphlets, forms,
and displays of the various services offered by the District;
update web pages and social media.
- Research, develop, and deliver presentations and
- Organize and market events and workshops; contact and make
arrangements for speakers; coordinate facilities and
- Provide assistance and support to faculty and administration,
- Perform data entry functions; enter, store, modify, retrieve
and print student information.
- Perform a variety of routine clerical functions; schedule
orientation and assessment appointments; maintain and order
informational handouts and brochures.
- May process financial transactions or contracts; initiate
requisitions and purchase orders, as required.
- May train and oversee the work of student employees; serve as a
resource and technical lead for other staff.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
When assigned to the Assessment Center
- Conduct program orientations and classroom presentations;
inform and assist students with methods to utilize Center services
and resources; organize and maintain a resources library.
- Assist students to research and pursue their college or career
interests; maintain an inventory of occupational, vocational and
training information and resources; meet with students to explore
- Provide students with transfer information, publicize transfer
activities and workshops, schedule and arrange campus visits with
four year university representatives; assist students with college
- Plan and implement events and activities such as but not
limited to Transfer Day/College Night programs and specialized
career and transfer workshops.
- Introduce students to career decision making models on an
individual or group basis; train students in the use of career
- Provide students with job search information and assistance
including local job market outlook, resources, leads and general
encouragement and support.
- Conduct pre-employment workshops to assist students with the
job search process including resume writing, interviewing
techniques and etiquette, appropriate dress and follow-up
When assigned to EOPS and CARE:
- Interview students to assess needs, interests, and individual
- Provide standardized and specialized assessment testing
services to individual students and in support of various campus
programs; provide testing information and materials; advise
students in correct test taking procedures.
- Review transcripts and evaluate assessment test results to
determine course placement level.
- Refer student to the appropriate career guidance courses,
counseling services, or District services and programs, as
- Maintain records and a database of services performed and
individual assessment results.
- Provide and support off-campus assessment services to South
Campus and area high schools, continuation schools, charter
schools, academies, and adult schools.
- Update and maintain the unit's web page
When assigned to categorically funded
- Review student units, semesters and college transcripts to
determine initial or continued eligibility for EOPS services;
monitor academic progress, grant and financial aid eligibility of
EOPS and CARE students.
- Schedule and conduct EOPS and CARE orientation.
- Engage and participate in campus and community outreach
activities to promote the availability of EOPS and CARE
- Prepare comprehensive reports of EOPS and/or CARE student data
to be submitted to the Chancellor's office each semester; compile
and track data.
- Serve as program liaison for EOPS and CARE advisory committees,
regional meetings, and other community programs serving
educationally and economically disadvantaged students.
- Coordinate and attend program field trips and visits to four
- Maintain and track data and information contained on the
program application; make accurate progress reports.
- Provide assistance to students in categorically funded programs
and other students receiving public assistance; ensure students
adhere to established program rules and regulations; monitor
student progress and contact students in non-compliance.
- Recruit students interested in non-traditional careers; assess
participant's eligibility for the program; provide assistance to
students enrolled in the program regarding career choices and
- Recruit students for program enrollment; disseminate program
information to high schools, migrant groups, local agencies and the
public; conduct presentations regarding program services and
- Principles and procedures of student interviewing and
- Program goals, guidelines, policies, procedures and eligibility
requirements of assigned program or service.
- Current issues and trends relative to assigned area of
- Principles and techniques of job search including resume
writing, interviewing and follow-up.
- Principles and procedures of record keeping.
- Standard office procedures, methods and equipment including
computers, internet research, database and MS Office software
- Basic webpage and social media operations.
- Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations
and the California Education Code.
Education and Experience
- Provide assistance and information to students with educational
or vocational barriers.
- Provide information to students and the public regarding
availability of District programs and services.
- Determine eligibility and matriculation requirements for new
and transfer students.
- Recognize and understand student needs and make appropriate
- Provide testing services to individual students and in support
of various campus programs.
- Respond to a wide variety of requests and inquiries from
students, faculty, staff and the public.
- Effectively present information to small and large groups.
- Work independently and as a member of a team.
- Prioritize assignments; organize and work on several projects
- Work in a dynamic, fast paced, and high demand
- Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Sensitivity to and understanding of, the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and
disabilities of community college students and staff.
- Sit for prolonged periods of time; extensive use of a computer
keyboard; lift 30 lbs.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with
major course work in business administration, education or a
related field and two years of increasingly responsible experience
providing information and career assessment services or a related
field to students.OR
Associate's degree from an
accredited college or university with major course work in business
administration, education or a related field and four years of
increasingly responsible experience providing information and
career assessment services or a related field to students.
- Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 4,774
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 5,869
- External Closing Date: Dec 1, 2021
- External Opening Date: Nov 12, 2021
Stockton, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://deltacollege.referrals.selectminds.com
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to its education programs and activities and makes all employment
decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity,
color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual
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protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and
gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual