Yuba Community College District
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES SPECIALIST - .49 FTE – 10 MONTH
FINAL FILING DATE: TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013 BY 12:00 NOON. (POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED)
LOCATION: *SCHEDULED TO BE ASSIGNED TO: WOODLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SALARY: $1494.79 - $1640.32/MO. (CSEA Salary Schedule, initial placement will not be higher than the above listed salary, the top step for this position is $2075.93/MO.)
COMMENCING: As Soon As Possible
Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Services, provide a wide variety of employment-related services for employers and students; coordinate with community agencies and resources to support the educational mission of the College through recruitment, employer-college relations, accountability and technology; coordinate and organize events including job fairs, career fairs, business expositions and others.
• Provide job-related services for employers and students including skills training, student employment, career-related employment, career placement, job development and referrals to community resources; coordinate with community resources which support the educational mission of the College through recruitment, employer-college relations, accountability and technology. (E)
• Coordinate with rotary clubs, ROP, area high school counselors, medical auxiliary and District staff to organize high school job fairs, information days and business expositions; participate on planning committee; schedule planning committee meetings, set agendas, and prepare minutes. (E)
• Train and provide work direction to student assistants; oversee performance in records maintenance, referrals, follow-up and other activities; participate on selection committees. (E)
• Obtain and evaluate labor market information; disseminate information to appropriate College staff and community business professionals; arrange and coordinate various speakers on related topics. (E)
• Develop, prepare, maintain and submit a variety of narrative and statistical reports and records related to job placement services; compose correspondence; prepare registration flyers, confirmation & thank you letters, & other materials; maintain databases. (E)
• Develop full-time, part-time, permanent and temporary job opportunities for College students on or off campus while attending the College; pre-screen applicant’s skills and abilities with employers' job requirements; advise applicants on procedures; provide job search counseling to students. (E)
• Develop and utilize job readiness information including job seeking, resume development, and application tips and strategies; conduct presentations regarding skills to classes and other groups; organize and facilitate workshops and seminars; assess students' marketable skills. (E)
• Explain Federal Work Study (FWS) procedures and regulations to students and supervisors; oversee the distribution and receipt of FWS job orders, proof of student awards, job interviews and referrals, and completion of employment confirmations. (E)
• Arrange and follow-up with committee members concerning presenters, classroom monitors, security, maintenance, cafeteria, media center and room assignments; schedule volunteers and assure proper set-up and tear-down of events. (E)
• Receive and resolve issues or complaints; mediate between students and supervisors concerning potential conflict or disagreement at the work site; make referrals as needed; contact District counsel regarding appropriateness or legality of variety of job-related situations involving students, staff, employers and other issues. (E)
• Promote and market programs and services of the job placement office to business community, college staff & students. (E)
• Prepare and maintain the budget for the placement office; monitor expenditures; prepare special project budgets and grants as
needed; assist District grant writers with placement statistical information to enhance or supplement grant proposals; prepare
special funding proposals as needed. (E)
• Operate a computer to enter and retrieve data and generate reports; operate a typewriter, copier and other office equipment;
operate assigned audio-visual equipment for presentations; drive a vehicle to various locations. (E)
• Perform related duties as assigned.
• Job seeking skills.
• Record-keeping techniques.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Public speaking techniques.
• Principles and practices of training and providing work direction.
• Report and grant writing techniques.
• Budget preparation and control.
• Operation of office and audio-visual equipment.
• Community resources and referral agencies.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.• Legislation and regulations related to job placement services.
• Interviewing and job development techniques.
• Promotion and marketing techniques of programs, services, students and clients.
• Current labor market information, job classifications, requirements and salaries.
• Provide a variety of job-related services to and for employers and students.
• Coordinate with business and service club leaders, school and College counselors, administrators and others.
• Prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical records and reports.
• Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Promote and market job placement services.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Work independently with little direction.
• Plan and organize work.
• Meet schedules and time lines.
• Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
• Perform computerized data management functions.
• Operate office and audio-visual equipment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree in social science, business or related field and two years’ experience in a job placement environment.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• Valid California driver's license.
• Indoor environment.
• Constant interruptions.
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
• Seeing to read a variety of materials.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
Categorically funded positions are contingent upon funding. In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.
WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR:
The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.
Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.
Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance, all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.
Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.
PART-TIME (less than .60 FTE):
Part-time positions less than .60 FTE are not entitled to any District paid fringe benefits. The District does however; provide the employee prorated leaves including vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. Employees less than .50 FTE contribute to an Alternative Retirement System (Apple). Employees whose, FTE is between .50 and .60 contribute to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependents for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $17,000 annually with a $27.00 monthly out of pocket expense to employees or dependents for monthly premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, one (1) life insurance policy and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) which is integrated with Social Security, 457/403b options, Vacation days - 7.33 hrs per month for the first year, 96 hrs per years, 1-5, 12 sick days and 20 holidays. INITIAL PLACEMENT WILL NOT BE HIGHER THAN THE LISTED SALARY, STEP 3 OF THE CSEA SALARY SCHEDULE, ACCORDING TO THE CLASSIFIED POLICY AND PROCEDURES HANDBOOK. THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO INTERNAL CANDIDATES, PLEASE REVIEW THE TOP OF THE FLYER (SALARY).
APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE:
A District Classified application and the Diversity Statement are required. The application is available at the Human Resources Office, 2088 North Beale Road, Building 100A, Room 21, Marysville, CA 95901. Or you may call our TTY line at (530) 634-7760 OR visit our Web Site at http://www.yccd.edu It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the final filing date in the Human Resources Office by TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2013 BY 12:00 NOON.
All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied and will be considered for this opening only. Faxed, emailed, incomplete and/or late applications will not be forwarded for further consideration.