Overview

Interim Academic/Student Services Manager (EOPS & CARE)

 

Posting Number: 0001620

 

Location: Los Medanos College

 

Salary: $8,414.00 – $10,251.00 per month

 

Position Definition:

 

Under general direction of a higher-level academic manager, manages up to several small educational services programs or projects for a college. Manages and evaluates assigned supervisors, faculty and staff, in conformance with appropriate policies and procedures.

 

Distinguishing Characteristics:

 

An Academic/Student Services Manager is the first level of academic management in the District and serves as an administrator overseeing up to several small educational services programs or projects for a college. In contrast, the higher level class of Senior Academic/Student Services Manager is expected to oversee a medium to large program/project or several small and medium programs/projects.

 

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:

 

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: Oversees up to several small academic programs and projects for a college, including managing program budgets. Assists in the hiring process of management, faculty and classified staff. Manages assigned faculty, classified and supervisory staff. Assists in the training of assigned supervisory, faculty and classified staff. Evaluates assigned supervisory and classified staff. Assists in the evaluation of faculty. Manages and provides support services to assigned faculty, supervisory and classified staff to enhance the success of programs and projects. Facilitates grant applications for assigned programs and projects, manages grants, and prepares required reports. Coordinates program functions with other interfacing instructional, student or support services functions. Serves as liaison with other college programs, committees, individual students and student groups, and appropriate university, school and other off-campus and community groups. Serves on college and district committees as assigned. Prepares an annual budget in concert with college goals for assigned program. Accurately interprets applicable laws, regulations and collective bargaining contract provisions. Responds to and seeks resolution of complaints arising from program activities, including participating in the process of collective bargaining contract grievances. Participates in and provides leadership for assigned program reviews and implementations. Supports a climate that promotes innovation and improved service to students and the community; cooperates with program staff and other managers to develop processes that are student friendly and supportive of student success. Manages and participates in the continued evaluation and improvement of the assigned program’s or project’s educational services. Employs appropriate techniques and strategies to resolve disputes and to enhance communication and cooperation among the members of the college and District communities. Assists in accreditation process. Actively participates in and supports college and District shared governance components and activities and other collaborative processes. Interpret and analyze appropriate laws, policies, rules and procedures to determine impact on assigned program or project and oversee compliance and reporting strategies. Travels throughout the District in carrying out responsibilities and functions. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education/Experience:

 

A) A master’s degree or possess a Community College Supervisor Credential.B) In addition, you must have within the last four years, two years of experience 1) in the management or administration of educational programs, community organizations, government programs, or private industry in which the applicant dealt predominantly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages OR, (2) As a community college EOPS counselor or EOPS instructor or have comparable experience in working with disadvantaged clientele.C) In addition, you must have completed a minimum of six units of college-level coursework predominantly relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by educational, language, or social disadvantages.

 

Knowledge Of:

 

Computer-based technology for management of assigned program/project; the goals of shared governance; principles and practices of administrative organization and management, planning, supervising and evaluating the work of others, employee motivation and training; applicable federal, state, local, District and college laws, rules and regulations, and collective bargaining contract provisions; complex business level English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; modern office tools such as computers and printers; typical modern office computer software programs; report and presentation writing.

 

Skill To:

 

Ability To:

 

Use organizational skills that enable performance of duties in a timely fashion with attention to detail; effectively communicate orally and in writing; manage financial resources effectively including determining how best to utilize resources and managing budgets and expenditures; use personal computers utilizing typical office software applications, including the Internet; work effectively with managers, faculty and staff in a participatory governance environment to accomplish the goals and objectives of the college and the assigned program or project; exercise good judgment; communicate effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, politics, philosophy, disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Desirable Qualifications:

 

• Ability to work collaboratively and productively with internal and external constituencies to identify and recruit students, enhance student engagement and retention, and success

 

• Knowledge of the principles and audiences for Title 5 funded student-centered programs, including program development and evaluation, budget management, and compliance with local, state, and federal laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.

 

• Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students and to staff and students with disabilities.

 

Special Instructions:

 

Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $8,414 per month, second step $8,840 per month or third step at $9,288 per month (depending upon experience). Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on annual basis, until the maximum step of $10,251 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

 

This is an interim 6 month position

 

Qualified applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for EOPS & CARE Directors as defined in Article 5, section 53420 of the California Community College Chancellor’s Office’s Implement Guidelines for EOPS:

 

1. Two years of full-time experience or the equivalent earned within the last four years that meet criteria A or B:

A) In the management or administration of educational programs, community organizations, government programs, or private industry in which the applicant dealt predominantly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages OR,

B) As a community college EOPS counselor or EOPS instructor, or have comparable experience in working with disadvantaged clientele completed

2) Earned a minimum of six units of college-level course work predominantly relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by educational, language or social disadvantages.

 

Job Close Date: 4/29/2022

 

Open Until Filled: No

 

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3016829

 

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