Posting Number: 20141694S Department: Auxiliary Services DIST (DEPT) Location: District Office Position Number: 1C0450 Percentage of Full Time: 100% FLSA: Non-Exempt (accrues overtime) Months per Year: 12 If other, please specify: Salary Range: Note: Min Salary: $77,052 (annual) Max Salary: $98,304 (annual) Position Type: Classified Positions
Who We Are: The San Mateo County Community College District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the Districts Strategic Plan, 'success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.' The Districts 'Students First' Strategic Plan is focused on 'Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.' We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our San Mateo County Community College District team, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty and classified staff, administration, students and community partners.
The College and the District: The San Mateo County Community College District is home to Caada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. All three of our colleges are designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions enrolling approximately 20,000 students each academic year. San Mateo County Community College District has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that it serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on the San Mateo County Community College Districts Educational Services & Planning website.
Who We Want: We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community College District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.
The Position: The Community Education Coordinator is responsible for the leadership, development, and management of the Community Education Program operating at Skyline College, Canada College and College of San Mateo in the San Mateo County Community College District. The program provides fee based not-for-credit classes and programs for adult and youth education, enrichment programs, summer youth programs, sports camps, conferences and other courses and workshops. Working closely with the Director of Community, Continuing and Corporate Education and in close partnership with staff at the three college campuses, the Community Education Coordinator, utilizing exceptional entrepreneurial skills, will develop long term and short term strategic goals and objectives for Community Education programming that align with departmental, District and College strategic plan, mission and goals. Public contact is extensive and includes students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, governmental agencies and the general public, for the purpose of exchanging program information and services. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity is required to adequately represent the District and program, to serve as a technical resource person for the program, and to design original program components and services. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in public relations and in employee time; however, management controls limit the risk of more serious consequences. The Community Education Coordinator can lead the work of student assistants and other staff as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities: The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
Provide leadership for the development and implementation of a comprehensive community education program providing learning opportunities for all age groups
Research and evaluate new program and course proposals on an ongoing basis to identify new opportunities as a complement to credit course offerings and in response to community needs and trends
Recommend classes and programs specifically designed for the youth in San Mateo County to provide additional academic support that cannot be provided by local middle and high schools
Develop and implement marketing, outreach, and advertising plans for all programs
Assist in the selection of courses and instructional staff, and coordinate offerings in cooperation with instructional divisions throughout the District
Participate in interviews with prospective instructors and coordinate preparation of contracts and approval of payments
Under the supervision of the Director of Community, Continuing and Corporate Education, assist with the establishment of course and program fees and secure Board approval for courses and programs
Manage agreements with other organizations and companies as needed
Continually monitor and assess the effectiveness of current class offerings, enrollment and registration, instructor evaluations, customer demand, and customer satisfaction
Determine staffing needs for ongoing department operations and various programs, including hiring, training and leading the work of permanent, short term, and student assistant staff as needed with seasonal fluctuation
Monitor staff in scheduling of courses and data entry, preparation of instructor agreement, registrations, and securing facilities at multiple locations on campus and off-site
Manage the Community Education website on an ongoing basis and update content
Produce newsletters (using pre-designed templates) and surveys
Research and determine distribution numbers and methods of distribution, as well as supervise distribution and assess the effectiveness of over 350,000 catalogs and 25,000 brochures sent out annually
Promote effective public relations in the community by initiating contact with individuals, organizations, and other groups to develop Community Education classes, programs and activities
Work occasional evenings or weekends for special events
Drive to other District sites and to locations in the community as required
Perform other related duties as assigned
Bachelors Degree in business administration, education, or a closely related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
Successful work experience of increasing responsibility in education, social services, human resources, marketing or related area
Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, neurodivergent, and LGBTQIA+ backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
Experience with educational program planning, implementation, and evaluation with an emphasis on working with adult clientele
Experience with training and leading the work of others
Demonstrated skill in effective collaborative and relationship building experience with diverse constituents
Experience with research, formatting, assessment and preparation of data for reports and other materials
Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to track and monitor data and produce written materials
Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication, including public speaking
Demonstrated skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team
Physical Requirements: This position requires attention to detail, good memory, teamwork, ability to work under deadline pressure, moving moderate to heavy objects, sitting and standing for periods of time, oral and written communication, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, reaching, patience and tact in order to perform the essential functions.
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and experience in developing new programs for children and adults
Knowledge of the principles of budget planning, monitoring, forecasting, and analysis
Entrepreneurial skills to identify and build successful programs
Skill in negotiating agreements and contract terms
Skill in marketing and sales techniques
Skill in communicating effectively with people at various levels within an organization
Skill in communicating respectfully, sensitively, and effectively with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, neurodivergent, and LGBTQIA+ backgrounds
Skill in training and leading the work of others
Superior skill in written communication
Superior skill in oral communication, including public speaking
Skill in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and web-based content management systems to enter, format, and present complex financial, statistical, and other data and to produce a variety of written materials
Ability to manage projects, put systems in place, and design effective marketing materials
Ability to work as part of a high-quality, effective customer service team
Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.
Open Date: 12/05/2023 First Review Date: 12/31/2023 Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions Summary: Required Application Materials All applicants are required to submit:
1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position).
2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.
3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicants cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, neurodivergent, and LGBTQIA+ backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff as well as the applicants qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.
Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.
For questions related to this posting, please contact: SMCCCD Office of Human Resources 3401 CSM Drive San Mateo, CA 94402 Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax: (650) 574-6574 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr
Conditions of Employment: Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.
EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.
Accommodations: Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation requests and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures can be made by completing our: Applicant Reasonable Accommodation Request Form
Annual Security Report: San Mateo County Community College Districts (SMCCCD) 2022 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2022 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2022 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2022 Annual Security Report is now available. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000. The report includes information about criminal activity on our campuses, emergency procedures and resources.
San Mateo County Community College District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.”