CTE Career & Academic Success Coordinator
$69,444.00 - $92,958.00 Annually
6/12/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Under the direction of the CTE Dean and Tulare/Hanford Campus
Provost, the CTE Career & Academic Success Coordinator improves
student success by working with students to develop an academic
engagement plan, set goals, and coordinate resources to achieve
their objectives within and beyond the classroom environment.
He/she assists students through coordination of work-based
learning, advising, career development, and career placement
tactics. The successful candidate will work with Career Center
personnel and Student Success Coordinators to develop and implement
strategies that enhance job search assistance, academic, career and
life planning efforts, career coaching, career exploration, and
career placement for students enrolled in CTE programs at College
of the Sequoias. This includes conducting one-on-one coaching
sessions, workshops and seminars, developing handouts and
brochures, and facilitating class sessions. The coordinator will
work with staff and faculty to design and maintain activities and
events to connect students with potential employers for internships
and full-time employment. Student interactions and interventions
may be one-on-one or group settings. Student success requires a
three-point approach whereupon the coordinator, the student, and
relevant faculty work together to identify student needs and
collaborate through solutions.
This position is assigned to the Hanford College Campus,
Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. This is a Full-Time,
**Effective July 1, the salary range is $69,444 to $92,958.
The initial placement is at $69,444.
College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a
diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving
Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in
transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our
students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are
committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their
educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding
and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a
passion for student success.
Job duties of the CTE Career & Academic Success
Support the Career Center by developing and maintaining an
employer database for work-based-learning opportunities
Connect students to full-and-part time positions
Organize career events and activities
Use technology to facilitate employer-student connection.
Collect and review alumni employment data to inform continuous
Incorporate career activities with other student development
and student support service efforts of the College.
Work with Provosts, Deans, Directors, and Faculty to connect
students to academic success and career development.
Cooperate and collaborate with other college efforts for
serving students including the Career Center, Student Success
Center, Welcome Center, Access and Ability Center and Work
The CTE Career & Academic Success Coordinator is expected
to engage with students in the classroom, the learning laboratory,
and/or other campus locations.
Engage with employers and attend professional meetings,
associations, events, tours, club trips, etc. off of the COS campus
with the intent of connecting students and employers.
Other duties as assigned.
Facilitate intentional and high impact activities that connect
prepare students for a career. Some specific activities might
Counsel with students one-on-one about strategies for their job
search including self-assessment, exploration, decision-making, job
search skills (resume & cover letter writing, interviewing
skills, negotiation skills, etc.) and self-directed job search
Develop and conduct workshops, seminars or classes relevant to
self-assessment, job search skills and job search strategies
Conduct seminars and presentations in ongoing classes and
through student organizations on self-assessment, job search skills
and job search strategies
Work with departments to develop and improve services that
complement current departmental activities and goals
Facilitate intentional and high impact activities
Coordinate an academic success program for students while
promoting an environment of academic excellence and promoting
student success and retention
Coordinate between instructors, student services staff,
counselors, and administrators to enhance the academic success of
Through professional development, provide active leadership on
current issues and trends related to college students' academic
success and retention.
Facilitate academic success presentations and workshops to
various campus partners
Coordinate activities designed to connect students with
potential employers. Some specific activities might
Coordinate on-campus interview opportunities
Coordinate with employers and faculty for development of
internship, apprenticeship, or other work-based-learning
Support career engagement activities and events with Career
Maintain current employer relationships and a database for
managing these contacts
Manage job postings and perform resume referrals
As is feasible, directly engage with CTE program advisory
committees to collect perspective and understanding of specific
Utilize other technology used to facilitate the company-student
Coordinate feedback from employers and business partners
Develop and improve employer relationships (particularly of
In collaboration with the CTE Dean, utilize, maintain, and
modernize an appropriate software system that leverages placement,
graduate tracking, labor market information, employer contacts, and
Work with and solicit input from departments, faculty, staff,
alumni and Career Services to develop new leads for internships,
job shadowing, externships and full-time positions.
Promote career service opportunities
Visit prospective companies or companies currently recruiting
on COS campuses
Work with COS Student Success Coordinators to connect students
to appropriate support services.
Serve on appropriate committees related to career development
Represent the College at functions as directed by the
Assist with other student service activities as directed by the
Minimum Qualifications (Education
Any combination equivalent to:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Two years of experience. Experience in student development,
case management, career services, as well as a background or
experience in CTE disciplines including but not limited to public
safety, industrial technology, agriculture, healthcare, consumer
and family studies, etc.
Skill assessing academic difficulties, developing appropriate
remedies and evaluating and assessing effectiveness of student
Experience working with under-represented populations and the
ability to work successfully with students of diverse
Organizational skills with the ability to efficiently and
effectively manage multiple work priorities.
Outstanding customer service skills.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Valid California driver's license.
An incumbent must be insurable at the “standard rate” by the
employer's insurance carrier at all times while employed in this
classification by the College of the Sequoias.
Indoor work environment.
Travel from site to site
Multi-project, fast-paced office environment; able to meet
Weekend and evening hours
Sit for long periods of time.
Communicate to provide information over the phone and in
Remember key information and concentrate for long periods of
Operate a computer keyboard.
Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and practices of leadership.
Purpose, mission and goals of the COS Community College
Adaptability of various digital technologies
MS Office, web-based communication, social media, and mobile
Laws, regulations, restrictions and requirements related to
college admissions, records, financial aid programs and other
Student services theory and practice
Needs, interests, issues and concerns of various groups of
community college students
Academic and co-curricular factors leading to student success
at the postsecondary level.
Strong organizational skills
Strong data and records management skills
Analytical and critical thinking skills.
Oral and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
Provide leadership and support to staff involved in student
success programs and services
Communicate clearly in both oral and written form
Work with under-represented populations and the ability to work
successfully with students of diverse academic, socio-economic,
ethnic, cultural and disability backgrounds
Work independently while developing strong collaborative
relationships colleagues, students, student services and academic
Manage multiple work priorities
Stay current with trends and technological advancements in
assigned areas of responsibility
Excel and thrive in a team setting; work cooperatively in an
environment of shared governance by maintaining effective working
relationships with students, staff and community
Interpret, apply and explain district policies and legal
regulations and requirements
Select, assign, orient, train, supervise, counsel, discipline
and evaluate performance of direct subordinates
Learn and abide all COS District academic integrity policies,
academic policies and best practices.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit:
An online job application.
Letter of interest which addresses how the applicant's
experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform
the job duties.
Unofficial copies of transcripts of all college/university
work. Official transcripts are required upon employment.
You do not need to reapply if you have already submitted an
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College of Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas
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