Career Development Services Coordinator (Economic Development Department)

Contra Costa Community College District

Contra Costa Community College District

Career Development Services Coordinator (Economic Development Department)

Posting Number: 0000909

Location: Contra Costa College

Salary: $4,142 - $5,047 per month

Position Definition:

To assist in planning, organizing, and directing the programs in the Career Development Office; and to coordinate and supervise budgeting, program review and evaluation, state and federal reporting, and grant procurement.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in planning, organizing, and directing the Work Experience Education Program; supervise and assist in evaluating instructors/supervisors and classified staff directly related to work experience education, field studies, and federal and/or state projects. Promote work experience education; present co-op orientations; participate in registration process; attend conferences and workshops; network with other campus departments; maintain liaison with business, industry, and government agencies for prospective field work sites. Monitor, administer and delegate various federal and state funded projects related to cooperative education and career development; monitor budget and supervise personnel; develop federal and state proposals, grants, and contracts; write year-end performance reports. Develop guidelines, handbooks and course outlines. Contract with public and private agencies to provide education/ instruction to these organizations. Plan and organize the volunteer program; deliver presentations; enroll students working as volunteers in the co-op education program. Assist the manager in planning, developing, researching and implementing Career Development Services Programs and services as well as vocational education and community service programs. Assist in developing, administering and monitoring the budget. Prepare and administer grants. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: Experience: Two years of experience in working with young adults and adults in situations requiring supervisory techniques and in facilitating learning experiences. Training: Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in human services or a related field.

Knowledge Of:
Philosophy and objectives of an educational institution. Curriculum and program planning. Available resources for referral of students with special problems. Human relations and behavior. Principles and practices of budgeting and supervision. Current and future labor market conditions. Education Code and Chancellor’s Office regulations.

Skill To:

Plan, organize, and direct the programs in the Career Development Office. Exercise sound judgment in reviewing applications for the various programs, in the gathering of pertinent information, and in developing evaluations of results found. Provide information and assistance to students regarding the various career development programs. Communicate effectively and tactfully in both oral and written form. Train and supervise personnel. Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

Ability To:

Desirable Qualifications:

a. Basic knowledge of emerging and priority industry sectors in the Bay Area.
b. Experience developing and sustaining relationships with employers, especially for the purposes of increasing job placement and work-based learning opportunities.
c. Knowledge of methods and techniques for job development and placement with an emphasis on current practices in vocational/career technical education placement.
d. Knowledge of a variety of work-based learning scenarios, including job shadowing, internships, and cooperative education.
e. Knowledge of Federal CalWORKs work study guidelines and strategies for effectively marketing students and college services to employers.
f. Experience facilitating workshops related to job placement such as resume writing, interviewing skills, and job retention.
g. Experience managing job posting sites and interfacing with employers.
h. Experience working with diverse and under-represented populations.

Special Instructions:
Contra Costa College is seeking a full-time Career Development Services Coordinator. This position is funded through June 30, 2018 and is supported by the California Career Pathways Trust, Carl D. Perkins, and CalWORKs grants.The position is located on the campus of Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806.Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $4,142 per month. 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 an annual basis, until the maximum step of $5,047 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date: 11/18/2016

Open Until Filled: No

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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