Program Coordinator – California Community College Jobs

Website California Community Colleges

Job Description:

Under direction, the Program Services Coordinator assists in the planning, coordination, and implementation of services, such as student recruitment, orientation, job skills assessments and job placement, special events, tours, individual and specialized programs and other support for current and potential program participants. Public contact is extensive and can include students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, governmental agencies and the general public, for the purpose of exchanging program information and services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as liaison between student program participants and various instructional and student services departments
  • Interprets language on student forms and printed information
  • Refers students to community, business, governmental, and other resources
  • Plans, conducts, and participates in tours, job fairs, and program services in conjunction with management, faculty and other staff
  • Makes presentations to small and large groups as a program and college representative
  • Exchanges information with students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, vendors, governmental agencies and the general public regarding a variety of college programs, services, eligibility requirements, policies, timelines, required forms and other information
  • Coordinates logistics and establishes timelines, required materials, online support services, facilities, publicity, and other program and event needs
  • Travels to various off-site locations to confer with high schools, community service organizations, governmental agencies, businesses and other entities, and to recruit students into a college program
  • Plans joint events with other college departments and programs, and with outside business and community representatives
  • Participates in planning and implementation meetings with college and outside groups and representatives

Job Requirements:

  • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and web-based content management systems
  • Skill in interviewing, assessment, and evaluation
  • Knowledge of applicable and available community, business, governmental, and educational resources
  • Knowledge of specific program and related college services available to students and other potential participants
  • Skill in research, compiling, and formatting a variety of data for reports
  • Skill in written communication
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a customer service team
  • Skill in short- and long-range program and event planning, program and event implementation, coordination, and evaluation
  • Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and efficient working relationships
  • Skill in sensitive, respectful and effective communication with people with diverse cultures, language groups and abilities

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Experience with training and leading the work of others
  • Successful experience of increasing responsibility in an education, social services, human resources or related area
  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, including public speaking
  • Experience with research, formatting, assessment and preparation of data for reports and other materials
  • Demonstrated skill in working as part of a team
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sociology, human resources, or a closely related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to track and monitor data
  • Demonstrated skill in multi-tasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently

Job Details:

Company: California Community Colleges

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Rochester, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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