Program Specialist
Institution: Antelope Valley College
Location: California, United States
Category: Admin - Other Administrative Positions
Posted: 01/23/2020
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Part Time


POSITION: Program Specialist RN 16-4

SALARY: $19.86/hour


DEADLINE: Continuous

(Applications reviewed on an as received basis and hired as needed)

SCHEDULE: Monday – Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm

Friday: 7:30am-11:30am

(Individual work schedule is to be determined by the department’s needs and will fall within the scheduled college hours of

operation. Total hours scheduled can not to exceed 25 hours per week and/or 100 hours per month)

ASSIGNMENT: Total hours may not exceed 999 in a year. Total days may not exceed 100 in a year.

(Days are counted regardless of # of hours worked per day)


 Develop, plan and organize a variety of student and community- related programs, events and activities, city and

organizational fairs, festivals, campus activities and meetings (E)

 Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to promote attendance at Antelope Valley College and higher

education institutions (E)

 Assist in developing and implementing strategies to promote recruitment and retention at AVC including but not limited to high

school orientations and welcome week activities (E)

 Coordinate the dissemination of college program and service information and the financial aid process to a variety of

populations via presentations, direct mail campaigns, telephone campaigns, etc. (E)

 Serve as a liaison between prospective students, current students and college departments (E)

 Serve as a liaison to community groups, organizations, other higher education institutions, the high schools, middle schools

and/or elementary schools (E)

 Plan and conduct student, campus and community events (E)

 Attend and participate in community, city and organizational fairs, festivals and meetings and committees

 Assist in the maintenance of a database of prospective students and community contacts, provide follow up activities, prepare

handbooks, public relations materials and policies to assist and aid in enrollment related activities

 Assist in office record keeping and filing activities, assemble data and prepare reports, maintain a variety of equipment and


 Recruit, train and provide work direction student ambassador corps including but not limited to initial and on-going training,

meetings, office duties, and off-site staffing of events

 Maintain correct knowledge of computer and related techniques that affect recruitment and retention and enrollment

management practices

 Some travel required

Program Specialist (RN16-4)

(Temporary, Short-Term Hourly – Pool)

 Perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and training or at least two years of

work experience with high school and college students and/or target groups in marketing, public relations and information campaigns;

experience giving oral presentations.


 Methods and techniques in working with prospective students

 Methods and techniques in working with college students and groups

 Modern office practices, procedures and equipment

 Statistical record-keeping techniques

 Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary

 Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy

 Principles of training and providing work direction

 Concepts of recruitment, marketing and public relations

 Proper lifting techniques


 Learn applicable section of State education code and other applicable laws

 Learn and apply district operations, policies, and objectives

 Learn and apply the philosophy, objectives, and policies of student services

 Work a flexible schedule involving evening, weekend and holiday hours

 Learn, understand and explain college preparatory curriculum for high school students,

college curriculum and regulations

 Learn, understand and explain Financial Aid application and general processes

 Lift, move and break down equipment, displays, furniture and totes used for various events and presentations

 Maintain accurate records

 Work independently with little supervision

 Meet schedules and deadlines

 Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

 Direct a team of student workers

 Communicate effectively in all methods of communications with diverse populations

 Travel within the service area of the college


 Walking to review activity program and sites

 Standing to disseminate information

 Lifting heavy objects up to 50+ pounds

 Pulling/Pushing heavy objects on dollies or carts


 Indoor and outdoor work environment

 May be in excess heat or cold weather

 Evening, weekend and holiday hours

 Driving a vehicle to conduct work as required by position

Program Specialist (RN16-4)

(Temporary, Short-Term Hourly – Pool)


To be considered an applicant for a temporary short-term non-continuing pool assignment in the Antelope Valley

Community College District, all of the following documents must be submitted by the deadline date.

If any of the listed materials are missing or incomplete, the application will not be considered.

1. A completed and signed Antelope Valley College Temporary Short-Term Employment Application

2. Résumé

The application must be filled out completely and signed. Do not indicate “See Résumé” on any part of the application.

Blank spaces, illegible entries or failure to sign the application may be cause for rejection. The District will not return

application materials submitted.

Application forms are available on the AVC web site or from the Human Resources Office. Submit application packet to:

Office of Human Resources

3041 West Avenue K

Lancaster CA 93536

(661) 722-6311

Office hours: Monday-Thursday (7:30 am – 6:00 pm)

Friday (7:30 am – 11:30 am)

Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 ext. 6360

Faxed or emailed materials cannot be accepted.

Unsolicited materials will not be included. Postmarks will not be accepted.

Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization pursuant to INS regulations.

Antelope Valley College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical

disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation.

Upon request, we will consider reasonable accommodations to permit individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the

employment or admission process, (b) perform essential job functions, (c) enjoy benefits and privileges of similarly-situated individuals

without disabilities, and (d) participate in instruction, programs, services, activities, or events.

AVC is an equal opportunity employer


Application Information
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