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Articulation

Employer
College of the Sequoias
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2022

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Articulation & Transfer Officer

Salary: $76,888.00 - $101,371.00 Annually
Job Type: $ATSJobType$
Job Number: 6097-f-06/22
Closing: 7/17/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Visalia/Tulare/Hanford, CA
Department: Student Services
Division:

General Description

College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. College of Sequoias provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.

The Articulation & Transfer Officer reports to the VP of Student Services, but works closely with the Dean, Student Services, to ensure consistent collaboration. Primary responsibilities will include coordination of articulation functions between College of the Sequoias and CSU, UC, private four-year institutions, and other community colleges. The assignment includes coordination activities related to curriculum and curriculum development on campus and within the district and maintenance of files/documentation to assure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations that govern inter-segmental articulation of curriculum for transfer purposes.

The Articulation & Transfer Officer will assist the Curriculum Committee and campus departments with the cyclical updating and revision of course outlines and with the submission for acceptance of new courses being developed. Additionally, this position will serve on college-level, district-level, and statewide committees and participate in various departmental and college activities.

The Articulation & Transfer Officer will maintain the ASSIST, TES (Transfer Evaluation System), institutional transfer credit rule database (Banner), coordinate transfer initiatives, and update college catalog that pertains to transfer. This position will collaborate with the Admissions' evaluation team regarding admission procedures, detailing/posting of transfer credit, graduation evaluations, and other duties as needed. In addition, this position serves to strengthen partnerships between community colleges and four-year institutions to support the increase of equitable transfer student and graduation outcomes.

College of the Sequoias is seeking an equity-minded candidate to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in the Student Services Department beginning August 2022.

Job Duties

  • Maintain the college articulation programs, procedures and policies as dictated by the California Education Code; California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) regulations and standards; and California Community College Chancellor's Office Guidelines and Standards.
  • Serve as the college liaison to the California Community College Chancellor's Office, the California State University Chancellor's Office, and the University of California Office of the President for articulation and curriculum issues.
  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain a comprehensive articulation program with UC, CSU system and private universities and colleges in California and elsewhere and liaise with the representative articulation staff of these institutions.
  • Develop, maintain and provide oversight of the college transfer credit, general education, and major preparation articulation programs such as University of California Transfer Course Agreement (UC TCA), Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), California State University General Education Breadth (CSU GEB), Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT), and Course Identification Number (C-ID) in cooperation with other district articulation officers and curriculum representatives.
  • Provide consultation to the faculty, instructional deans, and other college representatives on course and program articulation issues, especially as related to the review, revision and development of courses with transfer preparation and articulation potential.
  • Consult with department chairs, deans and vice presidents regarding the establishment of transfer agreements and memorandums of understanding (MOU).
  • Regularly keep the College community, including the college's administrators informed of the status regarding articulation agreements, ADT, C-ID, transfer agreements and MOUs with four-year public and private institutions.
  • Work with faculty, instructional deans, and Curriculum Chair to assist with curriculum review and updates as required by the college level and State.
  • Serve as technical writer for the college and assist with curriculum development, review and update processes.
  • Participate in the online curriculum review (utilizing district software) process in a timely manner and on college and district committees responsible for curriculum review and approval.
  • Maintain articulation files, prepare, and disseminate curriculum and articulation reports as required by university and other collegiate organizations and systems.
  • Participate in college, district, regional and State articulation related activities and organizations to be informed of and to assure timely compliance with inter-segmental articulation changes and developments.
  • Serve on appropriate campus committees relating to curriculum, academic policies, catalog production, and others to provide input about curriculum and articulation issues.
  • Participate in the Curriculum Institute, annual CIAC conference, regional meetings, and all other relevant trainings.
  • Collaborate and coordinate transfer initiatives/legislations with the campus constituents that impacts student retention, transfer, and graduation.
  • Collaborate with the Counseling Division regarding new articulation agreements needed to support student completion and transfer rates.
  • Ensures compliance with ACCJC on transfer policies: transfer policies are disclosed to students and public, policies contain information about the criteria the institution uses to accept credits for transfer, and the institution complies with the Commission Policy on Transfer of Credit.
  • Complete the CCCCO's annual Transfer and Articulation Plans and reports with a holistic, student-centered, and equity focused approach.
  • Author Articulation Program review.
  • Lead/assist with the implementation of Giant Pathways.
  • Assist with pass along of external credits and graduation evaluations.
  • Assist with Counseling students as needed.


  • Assignments may include evening classes, weekend classes, online, and teaching at our locations in Visalia, Hanford, and/or Tulare.

    Participation in the governance of the District by way of committee assignments is expected. Other responsibilities include maintenance of a number of office hours, full participation in departmental responsibilities, and the willingness to create and/or participate in and sustain an atmosphere of equity, justice, and appreciation for diversity throughout the college.

    COMMITMENT TO EQUITY:

    College of the Sequoias values the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, gender identities, abilities, and orientations.

    The District prioritizes applicants who promote the success and inclusion of students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education. The District seeks to employ faculty members who are equity-minded and value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. Ideal candidates will share the College of the Sequoias' commitment to be knowledgeable about and implement equitable learning and teaching methods appropriate to serve its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. College of the Sequoias is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the District has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    The candidate must meet the following criteria. The degree must be from an institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges or the equivalent.
  • Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling, OR
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the above listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline OR
  • The equivalent (Download PDF reader) AND
  • A sensitivity to and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

  • Note: If claiming equivalency, please complete and submit the appropriate Equivalency paperwork found at: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/Governance/Board/BoardPolicies/Documents/AP%207211%20-%20Equivalency.pdf (Download PDF reader)

    Your equivalency paperwork must be submitted with your application, by the recruitment deadline. Please submit as a "supplemental attachment" within the "Attachment" section of this application.



    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

    The Successful candidate shall have demonstrated:
  • Two years of experience in general academic counseling and /or academic counseling focusing on transfer preparations in a two-year or four-year higher education institution.
  • One year of experience in serving as an articulation officer in a two-year or four-year higher education institution.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the structure and regulations governing community college curriculum to effectively articulate courses and programs between high schools, community colleges, and baccalaureate institutions.
  • Experience with computer software and technology used to facilitate articulation, transfer, student services, or instruction.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies, procedures and future trends impacting articulation of programs and courses.
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate the complex articulation process in a multi-campus district.
  • Ability to comprehend and explain the nature of articulation issues to respective stakeholders.
  • Oral and written skills to effectively communicate with campus faculty, administration, staff, and students and outside institutions.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge in working with students of great diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.


  • Application Procedure

    To be considered applicants must submit ALL of the following required material before or by the filing deadline:
    • Completed online application.
    • Equity Narrative (included in the application packet)
    • Letter of interest, which addresses the Desirable Qualifications. In this letter, we invite applicants to expand on strengths not covered in other parts of the application.
    • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
    • Unofficial copies of transcripts of college/university work. (If transcripts are not in English, include a summary of courses and grades). Official transcripts are required upon employment.
    • Equivalency documents (If necessary)



    Recruitment Analyst: Keila Reynoso at keilar@cos.edu or 559-730-3920.

    College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas



    To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cos/jobs/3584114/articulation-transfer-officer

    COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics. jeid-782a82f85439914a84d3167b1c81a955
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