Program Manager - (One or More Positions)
Kern Community College District
Position Number: 03133
Posting Date: 08/27/2020
Position Closing Date:
Initial Screening Date: 09/10/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Position Type: Management
Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position
Minimum Salary: $66,315.63 annual
Maximum Salary: $87,011.86 annual
Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance and dependent life coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP). At this time, all premiums for the employee and their eligible dependents are fully paid for by the District.
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.
College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location: BC-Main Campus
This position is contingent on funding. multiple positions may be hired from this pool to support different areas in student services
Under direction of the Programs Director or assigned supervisor, the Program Manager is responsible for managing assigned program activities associated with maintaining quality academic and student services programs.
Example of Duties:
* Manage the implementation of multiple project activities to meet or exceed assigned program(s) expectations.
* Manage and monitor budgets to ensure compliance with regulations and/or directives from program agencies and cooperative educational partners.
* Assist in preparation and administration of budget, control and authorize expenditures, approve invoices for payment, and respond to budget inquiries from college staff.
* Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations; personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all support staff.
* Coordinate the release of project information and outreach activities to familiarize students with the services and programs of the college.
* Develop and implement methods to identify and serve students who meet project guidelines, assessing their needs and providing programming to address those needs.
* Participate in meetings and conferences related to programs within the assigned area; disseminate information, coordinate projects and implement procedural changes; follow up on action items, and develop program reports as needed.
* Market the College and assigned program(s) to the College community and the general public.
* Perform related duties as assigned.
Support management of categorical and grant funding; Contribute to annual plans and reports to ensure compliance with federal, state, and district grant requirements; leverage state, district, and college data systems for reporting
Contribute to grant and award proposals to secure additional funds for student equity and success work across the institution; support faculty and staff in submitting strong proposals in line with the institution's guided pathways framework
Oversee the Finish-in-4 program; support advisors who manage transfer pathway cohorts and communicate with transfer institutions to improve student completion and transfer outcomes
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service_
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Student services available at the college.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping and reporting.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations related to the assigned special programs processes.
Principles of public speaking.
Record-keeping and report preparation methods.
Principles of providing work direction and guidance to others.
Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Evaluate and implement project goals.
Communicate information to individuals and groups.
Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the college and the project initiatives.
Interact with and motivate others.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Prepare and monitor budgets.
Supervise and provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Salary Grade: D
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on * September 10, 2020* are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Unofficial Transcripts from all colleges attended showing degree(s) conferred (copies, and downloads are acceptable).
List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Additional openings that become available prior to the end of the hiring process may also be filled from the qualified applicants.
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/13910. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.