Hispanics in Higher Education https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/ EN Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:33:24 +0000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:33:24 +0000 JobElephant XML export tool confirm@jobelephant.com (Michael Ang) confirm@jobelephant.com (Michael Ang) Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) Chairperson https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1104966&title=Department+of+Recreation+Park+and+Tourism+Administration+RPTA+Chairperson/Western+Illinois+University Western Illinois University Macomb IL 61455
About Western Illinois University:
Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.


Job Description:
APPOINTMENT: Eleven-month position starting July 15, 2018. Department chairpersons serve four-year terms that are renewable by the Dean/Provost.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide leadership for instructional, scholarly/professional, and service activities for an academic department, including the enhancement of faculty strengths and abilities through professional development via study, research, service, and participation in professional organizations; prepare and administer department budgets while attracting external sources; facilitate development and implementation of short- and long-range departmental goals; schedule and administer programs at both Macomb and Quad Cities Campuses; oversee management of Horn Field campus, the department's experiential campus; engage in student recruitment and retention activities and assess effectiveness and efficiency of departmental recruitment and retention efforts; manage initiatives aimed at student and alumni relations; provide evaluation of faculty as mandated; submit required written evaluations of faculty members to Dean for retention, promotion, tenure, and professional achievement award considerations as well as providing annual written evaluations of non-instructional staff members to the appropriate University offices as required; and make recommendations for the hiring of full- and part-time faculty members, civil service staff, and graduate assistants.

RANK & SALARY: Eligible for the appointment of Full Professor. Competitive. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/


Requirements:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body), with at least one advanced degree in recreation, parks, tourism or related field. Candidates must have a record of successful teaching, scholarship, and service to support an appointment of full professor. Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in managing personnel, budgets, and facilities. Experience with dual campus programs; the accreditation process; recruitment/retention of students and faculty; assessment of student learning; online and distance education; and facilitating grants and other revenue sources. Evidence of technological literacy and professional involvement at the national or international level.
For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body).



Additional Information:
THE DEPARTMENT: In a world characterized by new technologies and rapidly changing human needs, recreation, parks and tourism are being challenged to provide more opportunities for meaningful leisure experiences.

As one of WIU's signature programs, the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) meets this challenge through a multifaceted curriculum, innovative instructional techniques, and professional learning experiences designed to prepare students for leadership roles in a variety of professional settings.

THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review for 14 consecutive years and as one of 37 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Midwestern University" by U.S.News & World Report, Western Illinois University (WIU) serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.
The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Western is a comprehensive university offering 66 undergraduate and 38 graduate degree programs, which includes a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, the University's 566 full-time faculty members teach 96 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to eight pre-professional degree programs and 19 certificate programs.

Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 19 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.

WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 8,109): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).

WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,332): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL (population 44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa. Moline, Illinois is home to the Quad Cities International Airport.


Application Instructions:
APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references
4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts and any certifications/licenses required, official copieswill be requested of selected candidate

Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/

**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.

Screening will begin on November 17, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.

Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Jeremy Robinett, Search Committee Chair, at jl-robinett@wiu.edu.

For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977 or via email at eoa-office@wiu.edu.








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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1104966&title=Department+of+Recreation+Park+and+Tourism+Administration+RPTA+Chairperson/Western+Illinois+University
Assistant Teaching Professor of Religious Studies https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105003&title=Assistant+Teaching+Professor+of+Religious+Studies/Worcester+Polytechnic+Institute Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA 01609

Assistant Teaching Professor of Religious Studies

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Department: HUMANITIES & ARTS

Position Status:

Basic Function:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Humanities and Arts Department invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in religious studies. This is a one-year position that is renewable annually for up to three years.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • We welcome candidates with specialization in one or more under-represented religious traditions, including but not limited to: African-American, Asian religions, Islam, indigenous religions, and religions of Africa, South America, Central America, or Oceana. Candidates with a specialization in race, gender, or sexuality issues in religion are also welcome.

    Position Requirements

  • We seek an exceptional scholar who will contribute to our program in Philosophy and Religion and our strong undergraduate curricular commitment to providing a broad liberal education. Facility with philosophical thought and issues in social justice, and the ability to teach a course in the problem of evil or bioethics would be an asset. Teaching load is seven courses per year on a seven-week term system and involves a balanced mix of introductory-level courses, mid-level courses, and small seminar-style courses. Ph.D. in religious studies preferred, but qualified candidates with degrees in other relevant disciplines and ABD candidates who will complete their degree within 12 months of hiring date will also be considered. People of color are especially encouraged to apply.

    WPI is a private technological university whose unique 47 year-old curriculum, The WPI Plan, makes humanistic study central to undergraduate education. Faculty and students enjoy many opportunities to undertake societally meaningful work in and beyond their disciplines and to participate in transformative educational experiences, including community-based scholarship in urban and rural settings around the globe. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are low: faculty, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for faculty who best combine research and teaching (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016). Located one hour west of Boston, the universitys campus is in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.

    We will be interviewing at the American Academy of Religion in November. Search will continue until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, description of teaching and research interests, and at least 3 confidential letters of recommendation. All materials should be received by November 1.


  • Posting Date: 10/16/2017

    Open Until Filled:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:


    EEO Information:
    WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

    To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/5105









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    jeid-acdc3b2d3aba9e489c456b85dc114c12 ]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105003&title=Assistant+Teaching+Professor+of+Religious+Studies/Worcester+Polytechnic+Institute Payroll Technician (Substitute) - District https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105107&title=Payroll+Technician+Substitute+District/Riverside+Community+College+District Riverside Community College District Riverside CA 92501

    Position Title:
    Payroll Technician (Substitute) - District

    Application Deadline

    Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

    11/07/2017

    Department:
    Accounting Services (D)

    Position Type:
    Temporary, Hourly as Needed

    College/Campus:
    District

    Physical location of the position:
    District

    Employment Type:
    Temporary

    Position Length:
    As Needed

    Salary Range:
    N/A

    Salary Amount:
    $26.59 / hour

    Salary Type:
    Hourly

    Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
    No

    BASIC FUNCTION:
    Under the supervision of the area Manager, performs a variety of technical tasks of above-average difficulty in connection with the preparation of the District's payroll.

    PROVIDES WORK OR LEAD DIRECTION TO:
    Not applicable.

    EDUCATION:
    Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:
    Three years of directly related experience in financial recordkeeping is required. One year in a school accounting office or payroll experience is desired.

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    Methods, practices, principles, procedures and terminology used in a payroll office; common computer software applications and processes, including Excel and Word; payroll preparation software applications.

    ABILITY TO:
    Learn, apply, and explain rules and regulations; work with established procedures, as well as, complex situations requiring the exercise of judgment and initiative; work cooperatively and effectively with District and county personnel; work under pressure of recurrent deadlines with frequent interruptions; understand and carry out complex instructions, both oral and written; operate 10-key calculator; establish and maintain effective relationships with others.

    Other:
    COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
    Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

    CONTACTS:
    Co-workers, other departmental personnel, employees, Riverside County Office of Education, PARS, STRS, and PERS retirement systems, CTA and CSEA unions, EDD, federal and state agencies, financial institutions, mortgage companies, and other employers.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Normal office environment.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
    1. Prepares various reports for internal and external agencies, including but not limited to the Public Agency Retirement System, Public Employee Retirement System, and State Teachers Retirement System. Prepare worksite reports, labor distribution reports, hours/days tracking, load bank summaries, seniority reports, reassigned time spreadsheets, and step and column projections; prepares, assesses, and validates employee payroll data for outside agencies.
    2. Prepares, calculates and codes all pay documents, including teaching assignments, stipends, differential pay and timesheets; assesses, evaluates and confirms payroll balancing for all certificated, classified, confidential, and student employees, adhering to schedules and timelines established by the District and the Riverside County Office of Education.
    3. Processes and records all new employee paperwork and necessary documents, including but not limited to New Employee Authorization Transmittals, retirement forms, direct deposit forms, tax forms, and attendance cards for distribution to all outside agencies; prepares and maintains employee file folders, and enters employee numbers into Datatel and tracking spreadsheets.
    4. Maintains and enters all employee modifications, including voluntary deductions, name, address, contract pay increases, anniversary step increases, approved cost of living adjustments, federal and state withholdings, direct deposit information, position, pay frequency, worksite and budget code changes for all regular positions and any extra duty assignments including special projects; maintain accurate salary history records and seniority lists.
    5. Explains and provides details for the method of pay and payroll forms to new employees.
    6. Maintains complete and accurate confidential attendance records in compliance with District, State and Federal guidelines, including the calculation of leaves earned and used and enters data for the employees' paycheck stub.
    7. Enters payroll data into the District's payroll software to generate payroll warrants and required reports.
    8. Files employee documents, earnings records, teaching assignments, Notice/Change of Employment;
    boxes all payroll records for archive storage.
    9. Answers phone calls or emails regarding employees' payroll information and requests for data.
    10. Prepares adjusting entries for W-2s, including workers comp, ARS and AFLAC.
    11. Tracks, records, and prepares prior year liabilities for year-end processing including vacation and compensatory time and all hours/days worked prior to June 30th for payment beyond July 1st.
    12. Participate in District-provided in- service training programs and user group meetings, including payroll calendar year-end workshops provided by the Riverside County Office of Education.
    13. Reads, interprets, and adheres to guidelines presented by the CSEA, CTA, and Management contracts and Education Code.
    14. Prepares and maintains accurate records for all approved workers' compensation absences and payments.
    15. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs.
    16. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public.
    17. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    Work for Temporary, Hourly employees is on an as needed basis. Under this classification you may not exceed nine hundred fifty (950) hours or one hundred sixty (160) days in an Academic Year (July 1 - June 30).

    No Temporary, Hourly as Needed employee may begin to work without the authorization of Human Resources and Employee Relations.

    The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

    All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

    The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

    The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

    Required Applicant Documents:
    Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    Cover Letter

    Optional Applicant Documents:
    Letter of Recommendation 1
    Letter of Recommendation 2
    Letter of Recommendation 3

    Effective Employment Date:
    Anticipated Start Date: November 13, 2017

    Application Deadline:
    11-07-2017

    Special Comments:
    *****
    IMPORTANT NOTICES:

    * Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

    * Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

    * Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

    * The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

    Application Types Accepted:
    Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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    Instructional Department Specialist (STEM and Kinesiology) Riverside City College https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105120&title=Instructional+Department+Specialist+STEM+and+Kinesiology+Riverside+City+College/Riverside+Community+College+District Riverside Community College District Riverside CA 92501


    Position Title:
    Instructional Department Specialist (STEM & Kinesiology) Riverside City College

    Application Deadline

    Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

    10/31/17

    Department:
    STEM & Kinesiology (R)

    Position Type:
    Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)

    College/Campus:
    Riverside

    Physical location of the position:
    Riverside

    Employment Type:
    Full-Time

    Position Length:
    12-month

    Salary Range:
    Grade K

    Salary Amount:
    4,349 - 5,844

    Salary Type:
    Monthly

    Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
    No

    BASIC FUNCTION:
    Under the direction of the appropriate administrative dean, the Instructional Department Specialist coordinates and performs complex and highly responsible departmental duties requiring extensive specialized knowledge, independent judgment, analysis, decision-making and action, including schedule development, specialized reporting, monitoring of instructors and compilation of confidential faculty payroll data for department chairperson(s), director(s), Dean(s) and/or Vice President(s) and performs other related work as required.

    EDUCATION:
    Associates degree from an accredited institution is required.

    EXPERIENCE:
    Two years full-time clerical or administrative experience required.

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    College academic policies and procedures.

    ABILITY TO:
    Interpret and explain rules and policies; possess a familiarity with college curriculum; maintain confidential and comprehensive files and records; prepare and edit reports and other materials; communicate orally and in writing; work independently with little direction; make sound judgments and decisions; perform mathematical calculations rapidly and accurately; train and provide work direction to others ? classified and short-term staff; perform technical duties of complex difficulty; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, students, faculty and the public.

    Other:
    COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
    Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

    CONTACTS:
    Other IDS; Academic Affairs; Accounts Payable; Administrators - Deans, Vice President; Admissions & Records; Bookstore; Budget Control; Department Chairs; Facilities; Faculty; Help Desk; Human Resources; Information Services; Instructional Media Center; Mailroom; Payroll; Production Printing; Public- in person, by phone; Purchasing; Staff; and Students.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    Normal office environment.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
    1. Serves as primary liaison among students, faculty, staff, department chairs, deans, District departments and the public-at-large by providing information with regards to district and departmental operations, policies, procedures and regulations, involving personal expertise, judgment and interpretation. Troubleshoot issues and communicates solutions.
    2. Performs complex and responsible duties requiring extensive knowledge of the functions and service programs of the department to which assigned.
    3. Functions as the primary individual responsible for the preparation and quality control audit in the development of the Class Schedule involving independent analysis and judgment to insure District and MIS State reporting mandates and requirements are met. Calculate section meeting dates/times to meet District time grid and state mandates.
    4. Functions as the primary individual responsible for preparing, calculating and auditing Faculty Teaching Assignments to insure compliance with District, Contract and MIS state reporting policy regarding instructional methods, assignments types, accounting methods, teaching arrangements, instructional/non-instructional assignments, release and reassigned time, overload, load bank and Faculty load distribution.
    5. Functions as the primary individual responsible for the logistical room-use scheduling for the department assigned by utilizing the District's scheduling software program, including processing specific section and event reservations; running and resolving all error report issues regarding departmental events and room assignments.
    6. Adheres to schedules and timelines set by the District related to schedule development and payroll preparation
    7. Independently calculates and audits Faculty Office Hour Schedules to meet District and Contract requirements.
    8. Prepares and maintains accurate and comprehensive files and records related to the operations of the department including teaching assignments used to determine faculty payroll.
    9. Prepares various documents which may require Board approval including contracts, maintenance agreements, travel requests
    10. Prepares and maintains records of teaching hours, timesheets, absences, and substitute assignments for full-time and part-time faculty and classified staff. Makes and submits calculations for data entry by the Payroll office.
    11. Provides testing expertise for Information Services with regard to quality control, process revisions, reporting and streamlining of the IDS work-flow.
    12. Functions as the primary departmental training source for fulltime and part-time faculty, as well as classified and hourly staff, with regard to District and Departmental deadlines, policies and procedures.
    13. Prepares and tracks requisitions, purchase orders, reimbursement requests, computer and equipment repairs, building and maintenance repair orders, inventories and instructional supplies according to established procedures. Process budget transfers; act as department liaison with finance department regarding status of accounts and purchase order; uses independent judgment to determine when invoices are paid and when purchase orders are opened/closed. Process and track requests for vans, printing, keys, room use and media equipment, utilizing the District's accounting, scheduling, facilities and media software programs as well as the District website.
    14. Initiates, prepares and monitors status of hiring paperwork for part-time faculty, short-term and student employees; initiates recruitment authorization paperwork.
    15. Assists the chair in the management of the departmental budget, oversees expenditures including travel requests and maintains fiscal control.
    16. Prepares and maintains a variety of reports, confidential records, departmental lists and files related to departmental operations and activities, including multiple budgets and financial records, expenditures and current account balances utilizing the District's accounting software program.
    17. Inputs and retrieves computerized data, lists and statistical reports utilizing District software as required by the position.
    18. Coordinates communication and activities with other instructional departments, District personnel, students and the public-at-large by telephone and in person; answers questions and resolves issues as appropriate; establishes and maintains positive staff and public relations.
    19. Prepares, coordinates, monitors and types confidential full-time and part-time faculty evaluations for departmental review. Completes process with department chair and forward to appropriate department.
    20. Composes correspondence using independent judgment on a variety of departmental matters, which may include material of a confidential nature.
    21. Plans, schedules and performs a variety of departmental work related to the function to which assigned.
    22. May assign and review the work of short-term personnel; may supervise student help; may provide direction to classified employees
    23. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs.
    24. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public.
    25. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement take place on the first day of the first month following the anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status until the maximum of the grade is reached.

    HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.

    VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days after completion of five continuous years of service to the District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15 continuous years of service to the District. This computation is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.

    SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months. There is no limit to the number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.

    FRINGE BENEFITS: The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the District and the Bargaining Unit.

    The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

    All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

    The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

    Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
    Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Required Applicant Documents:
    Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    Cover Letter
    Letter of Recommendation 1
    Letter of Recommendation 2
    Other Transcript
    Associate or Equivalent Transcript

    Optional Applicant Documents:
    Letter of Recommendation 3

    Effective Employment Date:
    Anticipated start date: November 22, 2017 or sometime thereafter

    Application Deadline:&br//b>
    10-31-2017

    Special Comments:
    *****
    IMPORTANT NOTICES:

    * Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

    * An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

    * Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

    * Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

    * Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

    * The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

    * The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

    Application Types Accepted:
    Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105120&title=Instructional+Department+Specialist+STEM+and+Kinesiology+Riverside+City+College/Riverside+Community+College+District
    PROGRAM ASSISTANT - PART TIME https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105050&title=PROGRAM+ASSISTANT+PART+TIME/Everett+Community+College Everett Community College Everett WA 98201

    PROGRAM ASSISTANT – PART TIME
    Corporate & Continuing Education Eastside

    Represent the CCEC Eastside programs to instructors, students, college staff, and members of the public through face-to-face interaction, while also ensuring each class assigned to CCEC is prepared and ready for instruction. May also support programs and classes by monitoring enrollment, registering students, preparing and distributing student and instructor materials, classroom set-up, and restocking of marketing materials. Cascadia College in Bothell is the primary program location, with additional CCEC Eastside support required as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    High School graduation or equivalent
    Two or more years of clerical or customer service experience
    Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    Ability to learn new technologies
    Good organizational skills
    Attention to detail
    Self-starter able to excel at job responsibilities with minimal supervision
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Enjoy working within a team and independently
    Ability to identify problems and prioritize tasks to create timely solutions
    Valid drivers license

    Preferred:
    Bachelor's degree in education, business or other related field from an accredited college or university
    Bilingual
    Previous experience working in a college setting
    Experience using CampusCE and HP3000 systems

    $13.60 per hour. Part-time, temporary, maximum 69 hours per month.Hours will vary. Must be available to work on Saturdays.

    View full details and apply online by October 27, 2017
    http://employment.everettcc.edu/postings/3891
    or www.everettcc.edu/jobs






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    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105050&title=PROGRAM+ASSISTANT+PART+TIME/Everett+Community+College
    Provost and Academic Vice President https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105212&title=Provost+and+Academic+Vice+President/Western+Illinois+University Western Illinois University Macomb IL 61455
    About Western Illinois University:
    Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.

    Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

    
Job Description:
    APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2018

    RESPONSIBILITIES: The Provost and Academic Vice President serves as the chief academic officer of the University with responsibility for academic and internal leadership. The Provost and Academic Vice President reports directly to the President and is the primary representative of the President in his absence. The Provost and Academic Vice President leads the University-wide community to promote the highest academic standards and the University's core values at both the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses; provides leadership in planning, developing, implementing, and assessing all academic programs; has primary responsibility for contract administration of Collective Bargaining Agreement for faculty and support staff and a significant portion of the University budget; provides overall leadership for continued growth of international and life-long learning programs, distance education, and faculty development; and supervises senior staff and many service areas that are responsible for achieving the University's established major goals identified by the President and the Board of Trustees.

    RANK & SALARY: Professor, with tenure. Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.

    
Requirements:
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate from an accredited institution; demonstrated record of distinguished teaching, research/scholarship and service consistent with a tenured faculty appointment at the level of Professor in one of the University's academic units; successful administrative and budget management experience in an academic setting; demonstrated record of academic achievement and progressive administrative responsibility; ability to be an articulate spokesperson on behalf of the institution; demonstrated success as a creative leader and in generating external resources; outstanding listening and communication skills; ability to bring individuals and groups with diverse perspectives to consensus and common action; demonstrated commitment to ongoing diversification of faculty, staff, and the student body; ability to formulate and communicate a clear vision; commitment to enhancing nontraditional program delivery; knowledge of current issues and trends in higher education, including emerging technologies; and a commitment to shared governance.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An ongoing record of scholarship/research in an academic field or in the applicant's area of administrative responsibility; and experience with nontraditional program delivery, a multi-campus environment, and collective bargaining and contract implementation on a unionized campus.

    For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body).


    
Additional Information:
    THE DEPARTMENT: Office of the Provost and Academic Vice President

    THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review for 14 consecutive years and as one of 37 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Midwestern University" by U.S. News & World Report, Western Illinois University (WIU) serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.
    The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Western is a comprehensive university offering 66 undergraduate and 38 graduate degree programs, which includes a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, the University's 566 full-time faculty members teach 96 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to eight pre-professional degree programs and 19 certificate programs.
    Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 19 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.
    WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 8,109): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).
    WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,332): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers selected undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL (population 44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa. Moline, Illinois is home to the Quad Cities International Airport.

    
Application Instructions:
    APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
    1) a letter of application
    2) current curriculum vita or resume
    3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five current professional references
    4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts and any certifications/licenses required, official copieswill be requested of selected candidate



    Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/

    **Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.

    Screening will begin on November 17, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

    Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.

    Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Dr. Steven Rock at SM-Rock@wiu.edu.

    For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977 or via email at eoa-office@wiu.edu






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    Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105212&title=Provost+and+Academic+Vice+President/Western+Illinois+University
    Program Manager - Admissions & Records (COF) https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105233&title=Program+Manager+Admissions+Records+COF/Kern+Community+College+District Kern Community College District Bakersfield CA 93305

    Program Manager - Admissions & Records (COF)

    Kern Community College District


    Position Number: 02228

    Posting Date: 10/12/2017

    Initial Screening Date: 11/02/2017

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Position Type: Management

    Rate:

    Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

    Minimum Salary: $66,315.63 annually

    Maximum Salary: $87,011.86 annually (maximum entry $67,973.53 annually)

    Benefits:
    Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).

    In addition, employees have the option to purchase:

    • Flex 125
    • AFLAC Policy
    • Supplemental voluntary life insurance
    • 403b Tax Shelter Annuity

    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

    Basic Function:
    This position is contingent on funding.

    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.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist in supervising and insuring quality control of Admissions and Records.
  • Demonstrates understanding, to manage, grow/adjust a variety of automated enrollment and continued student processes, including beginning of semester, end of semesters, registration, and graduation cycles.
  • Experience with Banner or other enterprise information management systems. Banner experience is highly desirable.

    Education and Experience:
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelors degree required
    • Two years of experience related to area of assignment.
    • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.


    Knowledge and Abilities:
    Example of Duties:

    1. Manage the implementation of multiple project activities to meet or exceed assigned program(s) expectations.
    2. Manage and monitor budgets to ensure compliance with regulations and/or directives from program agencies and cooperative educational partners.
    3. Assist in preparation and administration of budget, control and authorize expenditures, approve invoices for payment, and respond to budget inquiries from college staff.
    4. Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations; personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all support staff.
    5. Coordinate the release of project information and outreach activities to familiarize students with the services and programs of the college.
    6. Develop and implement methods to identify and serve students who meet project guidelines, assessing their needs and providing programming to address those needs.
    7. 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.
    8. Market the College and assigned program(s) to the College community and the general public.
    9. Perform related duties as assigned.

    Knowledge of:
    • 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.
    Ability to:
    • 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 November 2, 2017 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
    • Current resume
    • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
    • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
    • List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form

    Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

    Recruitment Status (tentative):

    • Application Screening: TBD
    • Interviews: TBD

    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/9601. Emails will not be accepted.

    As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.





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    jeid-d6c965beadaf6448ac79993d87c4c241]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105233&title=Program+Manager+Admissions+Records+COF/Kern+Community+College+District Full-Time Engineering Instructor https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105240&title=FullTime+Engineering+Instructor/Lee+College Lee College Baytown TX 77520

    Full-Time Engineering Instructor

    Posting Number: 0000735

    PS Position#:

    Position Status: Full-Time

    Salary: Salary is based on the Lee College Faculty Salary Scale - 9 Month. Initial salary is commensurate with education and related work experience.

    Department: Math, Engineering & Sciences

    Job Summary/Basic Function:
    Please note - This Letter of Appointment (LOA) is a temporary, full-time position. Work is assigned on a semester-to-semester basis and is contingent upon sufficient student enrollment, availability of funds, availability of full-time work in the area of responsibility, and/or continuing satisfactory performance.

    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Teach freshmen and sophomore Engineering courses.
    • Qualified applicants must be committed to student learning, integrating technology into the curriculum, and encouraging engaged scholars.
    • Teach assigned classes in keeping with approved syllabi, outlines, and instructional materials.
    • Maintain accurate student records in compliance with Lee College requirements.
    • Submit required student reports to the Admissions & Records Office according to schedule.
    • Direct, evaluate, and assess the learning experience of the students in accordance with adopted curricula and approved procedures.
    • Provide counsel/guidance to students when there is a need.
    • All faculty members are required to be on campus 35 hours per week, and participate in professional development activities, department and college committees, commencement, and other activities as stated in the Faculty Workload and Responsibilities Policy.
    • Faculty members may be required to teach evening, weekend, summer, extension, online, hybrid, and/or dual enrollment classes at various campuses.
    • Candidate should expect to participate in outreach and recruiting activities, University partnerships, and other program building initiatives.
    Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
    • Recruit for and promote the Engineering program.
    • Participate on campus-related committees as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    Excellent college benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.

    Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Qualified candidates must have a Masters (or higher) degree in Engineering or a Masters (or higher) degree with 18 graduate hours in Engineering.
    • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Lee College does not provide sponsorship. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of identity and employment eligibility.


    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Previous teaching experience at a community college, engineering outreach, and experience in Engineering Education Research preferred
    • Knowledge of Blackboard
    • Documented commitment to the at-risk learner
    • Evidence of creativity in developing courses and new programs at the community college level
    • Experience and commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds
    • Experience incorporating student learning outcomes and assessments within courses and programs
    • Experience utilizing technological innovations in teaching and learning
    • Documented commitment to ongoing professional development


    Campus/Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX

    If other, provide location:

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed college work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)

    In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.

    Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

    To apply, visit https://jobs.lee.edu/postings/4569

    Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which encourages applications from qualified females, minority groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion, demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms of compensation or benefits.





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    jeid-f1baf3b81aad124a9a860c76287830cc]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105240&title=FullTime+Engineering+Instructor/Lee+College Administrative Specialist III https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105278&title=Administrative+Specialist+III/Mt+San+Antonio+College Mt. San Antonio College Walnut CA 91789

    Administrative Specialist III

    Mt. San Antonio College


    Job Category: Classified

    Employee Group:

    Time (Percent Time): 100%

    Term (months/year): 12 months/year

    Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Salary Range: A-81

    Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $4,241 - $5,413 per month

    Shift Differential:

    Health & Welfare: College contributes $10,946 toward annual premium for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan. *Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change

    Department: Counseling

    Open Date: 10/16/2017

    Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Basic Function/Overview:
    DEFINITION
    Under general supervision, performs a variety of advanced administrative support duties of considerable complexity requiring a significant level of knowledge of the assigned division/department, its services, policies, procedures, and operational details; provides administrative support to the assigned department manager and professional staff, including coordinating multiple calendars, schedules, making travel arrangements, and handling sensitive materials; composes and prepares complex correspondence, reports, agendas, databases, and other complex documents using considerable judgment in content and style; performs skilled word processing, data entry, and typing; provides information to students, staff, faculty, a variety of other public and regulatory agencies, community groups, the business community, and the general public; administers complex budgets with significant dollar amounts, including preparing budget projections; prepares departmental agenda packets or agenda items for the Board of Trustees or other boards, committees, and the executive leadership team, and prepares meeting minutes; coordinates the workflow of the entire office, including and scheduling and overseeing the work of student workers; performs a variety of other complex and difficult responsibilities.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
    Receives general supervision from assigned managerial personnel. Provides technical and functional direction to other support staff.

    CLASS CHARACTERISTICS
    This is the third of four level classification in the Administrative Specialist series. Incumbents at this level are capable of performing advanced and complex administrative support duties, including administering complex budgets, providing overall department office coordination and management, and assisting in department-related projects and programs. Incumbents at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Incumbents at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to the assigned area(s) of responsibility, working with a high degree of independent judgment, tact, and initiative. This class is distinguished from the Administrative Specialist IV in that the latter acts in a higher-level capacity providing highly responsible and complex professional assistance to a department or division head.

    Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

    Performs duties of advanced, complex, and sensitive nature; represents the department at meetings as assigned; manages and coordinates multiple calendars, schedules meetings, makes travel arrangements, and handles sensitive materials; acts as a liaison between the department head and other staff or the public, coordinating resolutions to issues, problems, and complaints as appropriate.
    Coordinates and participates in the preparation of the department budget, including gathering and analyzing data related to expenditures and projected charges; monitors budget expenditures and revenues; initiates department purchases for office supplies and other items as assigned; authorizes payment of invoices; processes department requisitions and appropriation transfers; assists in the development of contracts; develops special statistical reports regarding budgetary information.
    Coordinates and maintains program or department budget tracking and reconciliation systems; resolves discrepancies; processes department requisitions and appropriation transfers; follows up with vendors; assists in the development of contracts; prints and reviews invoices for accuracy; develops special statistical reports regarding budgetary information.
    Performs other financial and accounting related duties, including reconciling purchasing orders, tracking vendor and invoice information, assisting with bid requests, price quotes, purchase and expenditure requests, and purchase orders.
    Schedules and/or coordinates meetings, seminars, conferences, and training sessions for department staff; acts as meeting secretary including preparing agendas and informational packets, setting up meeting and training rooms, and taking and transcribing minutes for assigned boards and commissions; prepares complex departmental agenda items and packets for Board of Trustee meetings.
    Plans and coordinates complex departmental or campus-wide events, functions, meetings, and various other periodic committee, board, and employee training sessions.
    Assists or administers assigned department projects, processes, and/or programs as assigned by the department head; provides assistance to department staff in various research and department-related projects; participates in developing and implementing department or campus-wide policies and procedures.
    Composes, types, edits, and proofreads a variety of complex documents, including forms, memos, statistical and analytical reports, organization charts, program plans, and correspondence for department staff from rough draft, dictation equipment, handwritten copy, verbal instructions, or from other material using a computer; inputs and retrieves data and text using a computer terminal; checks draft documents for punctuation, spelling, and grammar; makes or suggests corrections to drafts.
    Processes and prepares a variety of documents, materials, and records according to established procedures and practices, such as departmental documents, payroll records and monitoring payroll and expenditures for grant compliance. Calculates, inputs, and tracks faculty loads and lecture hour equivalency; ensures accuracy of the departments class schedules; submits faculty attendance reports monthly.
    Provides information to the public, including contractors and vendors, by phone or in person to ensure contract compliance and an understanding of department and District policies and procedures; listens to questions and responds to staff inquiries and complaints, and explains procedures requiring a significant level of independent judgment, discretion, and interpretation; refers to the appropriate department source; coordinates or resolves problems of a complex nature when appropriate.
    Designs and implements complex file, index, tracking, and record keeping systems; researches and/or gathers records, data and written information regarding departmental programs and processes to prepare complex reports and provide follow-up information to customer and staff inquiries.
    Operates a variety of standard office equipment, including job-related computer hardware and software applications, copiers, scanners, postage meters, facsimile machines, multi-line telephones, and transcription equipment; may operate other department-specific equipment.
    May provide support to or serve as the Executive Assistant to the division head or President in the Executive Assistants absence.
    May perform all duties of the Administrative Specialist I and II.
    Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

    Other Duties:

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Knowledge Of:

    Practices and methods of general office administration, including the use of standard office equipment.
    Basic principles and practices of providing technical and functional direction and training to assigned staff.
    Computer applications related to the work, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
    Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations, and policies, technical processes, and procedures related to the department to which assigned.
    Principles and procedures of financial record keeping and reporting, basic accounts payable, and purchasing.
    Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation.
    Business letter writing and the standard format for reports and correspondence.
    Business arithmetic, financial, and statistical techniques.
    Record keeping principles and procedures.
    Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment.
    Alphabetical and numerical filing methods.
    English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
    Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic, and ethnic groups.

    Skills and Abilities:

    Maintain confidentiality and be discreet in handling and processing confidential information and data.
    Interpret, apply, and explain applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and timelines, as well as complex administrative and departmental policies and procedures.
    Perform responsible administrative support work with accuracy, speed, and general supervision.
    Provide varied and responsible office administrative work requiring the use of tact and discretion.
    Participate in the preparation of department budget, including gathering and analyzing data related to expenditures and projected charges and monitoring budget expenditures and revenues.
    Plan, schedule, assign, and oversee activities of assigned personnel.
    Inspect the work of others and maintain established quality control standards.
    Train others in proper and safe work procedures.
    Identify and implement effective course of action to complete assigned work.
    Understand the organization and operation of the District and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
    Compose correspondence and reports independently or from brief instructions.
    Understand and carry out complex oral and written directions.
    Research, analyze, and summarize data and prepare accurate and logical written reports.
    Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations.
    Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work.
    Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems.
    Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
    Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
    Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
    Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
    Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
    Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

    Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

    Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework and five (5) full-time equivalent years of varied administrative support experience preferably involving interaction with the public or two (2) full-time equivalent years of experience equivalent to Administrative Specialist II.

    Equivalencies:


    Preferred Qualifications:

    Associates degree from a regionally accredited college is preferred.

    License(s) & Other Requirements:
    The incumbent may periodically be required to travel to a variety of locations. If operating a vehicle, employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California drivers license.

    Working Environment:
    Incumbents work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents may interact with staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures

    Physical Demands:
    Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone; may be required to operate a motor vehicle to visit various District and meeting sites. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Incumbents in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

    Hazards:


    Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

    Conditions of Employment:

    Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

    Notice to all prospective employees The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

    As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

    The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

    Examination Requirements:


    Typing Certificate Requirements:


    Application Procedure:

    First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on November 7, 2017 are assured consideration.
    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Completed application packet must include:
    1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
    2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
    3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
    4. Two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).

    Special Notes:

    Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

    TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.

    THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.

    Foreign Transcripts:

    Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

    Inquiries/Contact:

    Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: employment@mtsac.edu.

    Selection Procedure:
    A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. 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. Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.

    EEO Policy:
    The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

    Conflict of Interest:
    Conflict of Interest

    Cancel RTF Policy:
    We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position.

    To apply, visit: https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu/







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    jeid-818903094553d7428fcbd7f32a3b529a]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105278&title=Administrative+Specialist+III/Mt+San+Antonio+College Academic Support Service Specialist- Short-term Temporary Hourly Pool, as needed https://www.hispanicsinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1105268&title=Academic+Support+Service+Specialist+Shortterm+Temporary+Hourly+Pool+as+needed/Kern+Community+College+District Kern Community College District Bakersfield CA 93305

    Academic Support Service Specialist- Short-term Temporary Hourly Pool, as needed

    Kern Community College District


    Position Number: 02229

    Posting Date: 10/12/2017

    Initial Screening Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Position Type: Short-term Temporary Hourly

    Rate:

    Work Week: Monday-Friday, as needed

    Minimum Salary: $15.60/hr

    Maximum Salary:

    Benefits:
    This position is not eligible for health benefits.

    College/Site: Bakersfield College

    Location: BC-Main Campus

    Basic Function:
    This position will report to the appropriate Program Manager or Director. The Academic Support Service Specialist will provide assistance to various Academic Support Services, including but not limited to: Supplemental Instruction (SI), Extend the Classroom (ETC), Tutoring Center, and other areas.

    Examples of Duties:

  • Familiarize students with opportunities for academic support, including students enrolled in courses targeted for Extend the Classroom (ETC) program.
  • Assist Program Manager or appropriate supervisor with the intake, training, and evaluation of peer leaders.
  • Consult with peer leaders on their progress toward professional goals and objectives.
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and workshops as required.
  • Triage incoming students based on their needs and refer them to appropriate campus and/or community resources.
  • Assist with the assessment progress toward implementation of goals and objectives for Academic Support Services.
  • Monitor student workers serving Academic Support Services.
  • Ensure effective coordination of different areas of Academic Support Services by maintaining close communication with Program Managers and/or classified staff.

    Education and Experience:


    Knowledge and Abilities:
    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    Academic Support Services available to Bakersfield College students
    Campus and community resources
    Strong oral and written communication skills
    Basic technological proficiency
    Customer service skills

    ABILITY TO:
    Understand and follow oral/written instructions
    Work well with others
    Convey ideas clearly verbally as well as in writing
    Learn new computer software



    Salary Grade:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. 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
    • Current resume
    • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
    • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
    • List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form

    Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

    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/9605. Emails will not be accepted.

    As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.





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