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Student Success and Support Specialist II
Ventura County Community College District
Salary: $52,596.00 - $72,552.00 Annually
Job Type: Classified
Job Number: 2018-01069B
Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA
Closing: 2/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year. The two immediate vacancies are 12-month, 40% positions located at Moorpark College.
Under the general supervision of the Student Success and Support Services Supervisor or higher-level administrator, organize and implement programs, services, and activities associated with the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) to enhance student success for prospective, new, and continuing students and serve as liaison between the college and local educational institutions and community organizations with regard to outreach and recruitment efforts.
Organize and implement programs and activities in support of the core services provided by the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) including registration, assessment, orientation, educational planning, and follow-up. E
Serve as liaison between the college and local educational institutions and community organizations with regard to outreach and recruitment efforts; organize and conduct outreach sessions at local schools and community venues. E
Identify and contact students who have not completed the core services provided by SSSP including registration, assessment, orientation, educational planning, and follow-up, and assist them with completing such services. E
Inform students of academic and support services and deadlines associated with tutoring, supplemental workshops, counseling, financial aid, EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, Access, Student Health Services, Admissions and Records, and other student services and refer students to appropriate services across campus; coordinate SSSP activities with other college departments. E
Interpret and explain requirements, policies, and procedures pertaining to the SSSP to students; respond to inquiries pertaining to SSSP services. E
Assist in the development of comprehensive assessment program; administer assessment tests to new and continuing students on and off site; prepare and distribute test schedules. E
Identify at-risk student populations and refer students to appropriate academic support, counseling, and student support services; work with counselors and faculty in developing and maintaining an early alert system to identify students in need of referral services. E
Provide support to probationary and dismissed students by scheduling probationary students for probation workshops and counseling appointments to develop a plan to return to good academic standing and communicating with probation students throughout their probationary period to refer them to needed services. E
Refer students to resources to assist them in declaring their program of study, transferring, and reaching their career objectives; identify and contact students who indicate "undecided" or "transfer" as their goal and provide information regarding career and transfer opportunities. E
Develop, coordinate, and conduct transition workshops and activities for prospective, new, and continuing students. E
Design, prepare, and disseminate announcements, newsletters, brochures, flyers, forms, social media posts, and other forms of communication regarding SSSP-related events, activities, programs, and initiatives to college personnel and students. E
Collect and compile data regarding retention rates, student success rates, transfer rates, student performance, student demographics, student services, program evaluation, and other information for inclusion into special and periodic reports; prepare administrative reports. E
Prepare and administer surveys to students pertaining to SSSP services. E
Troubleshoot and resolve problems and recommend solutions related to student success services. E
Maintain student files and other files and documents related to SSSP activities; enter and track data; prepare reports, correspondence, agendas, and meeting minutes. E
Perform related duties as assigned.
E = Essential duties
A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university AND one year of experience performing student support functions at a high school or institution of higher education
An associate degree from a recognized college or university AND three years of experience performing student support functions at a high school or institution of higher education
EXAMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by February 19, 2019.
The examination process will consist of any of the following components:
A) Evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E) = Qualifying (pass/fail)
B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications stated by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the testing process. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their application materials reviewed during a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E). A T&E is an assessment of training and experience that has prepared the candidate for the position. The nine (9) candidates with the highest passing scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview. The examination process is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.
TECHNICAL INTERVIEW DATE RANGE AND LOCATION:
Date Range: Monday, March 11, 2019 - Friday, March 15, 2019
Location: Ventura County Community College District
761 E. Daily Drive, Suite 200
Camarillo, CA 93010
The above date is subject to change. Candidates will be notified of any scheduling changes via email.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION:
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications nor for the purpose of determining salary placement if you are hired.
When completing the application and the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience (T&E) evaluation. Advancement to the next step of the examination process will be limited to the candidates with the highest T&E scores.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Human Resources Department staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
Upon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview.
All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer.
Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. To search institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit http://www.chea.org/search/search.asp or http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. For a list of recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit http://www.naces.org/members.htm.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
The Ventura County 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 opportunities and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/vcccd/jobs/2343182/student-success-and-support-specialist-ii
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