The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.
Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.
Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.
Administrator positions in the California Community College system offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of our students seeking to improve their lives and communities. Our administrators manage a wide range of programs and lead faculty and staff in engaging our diverse employee and student populations, facilitating equitable outcomes for all through the management of our various employment and academic programs. As an administrator at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals working collaboratively to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.
DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs a variety of complex and highly responsible administrative and program support activities for the Gateway to College (GtC) grant funded project/program This grant is a pre-college through associate's degree program working in high schools and on the Shasta College campus. Knowledge and experience in programs serving educationally disadvantaged youth is most important. The position ensures project/program objectives and policies are properly implemented, and in compliance with applicable state/foundation guidelines and District policies and procedures. Employees in this job class function at a professional level, which requires budgetary, organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. This is an educational administrator position.
CLASSIFICATION: Range 30 on the Administrative Confidential Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Work assignment hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
SUPERVISOR: Vice President of Student Services or designee
BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation, and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP). This is an Educational Administrator position with a default CALSTRS retirement.
Employees have the option to contribute to:
- Health Savings Account (HSA)
- 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
- Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
- Disability Income Insurance
- Cancer Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Accident Only Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability
- Administers the day-to-day activities and operations of the GtC Program; develops annual program plan; determines program requirements; establishes appropriate guidelines.
- Ensures that the operations and activities are in conformance to and in compliance with State and Foundational guidelines for the GtC Program and District policies and procedures.
- Expanding and building other Gateway to College programs throughout the district.
- Coordinates with Adult Education Programs throughout the district.
- Coordinates with the College's TRIO and the College OPTIONS/GEAR UP Programs and with the broader community, including other educational partners; assists in participant follow-up activities and project evaluation reports.
- Represents the College in a variety of meetings in support of the GtC project/program and activities; maintains liaison with applicable agencies. Works closely with the Shasta Unified High School District and surrounding districts.
- Identifies and recruits students who are eligible for the program by being visible in the middle schools, high schools, and with other partners served by the grant program.
- Plans and develops training sessions to promote the program and for recruitment of students in the GtC program.
- Coordinates course work and student support activities through the educational partners to facilitate student success.
- Serves as a resource to others for data, research, special projects, schedules, and other information pertaining to the designated project/program.
- Compiles and analyzes data; prepares reports for applicable agencies; publishes and disseminates information.
- Resolves issues, provides reports, and ensures project/program objectives and policies are properly implemented.
- Develops, coordinates, and administers the project/program budget; monitors and controls expenditures; prepares and submits required all necessary fiscal and accounting records.
- Compiles, maintains, and reviews computerized files and records.
- Directs and supervises the work of others; reviews, approves, and conducts performance appraisals; directs and participates in the selection, training, and development of staff.
- Performs related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
- principles, procedures, objectives, and practices related to community college operations, programs, and services
- proper budget development and implementation practices and methods
- Regulations guiding K-12 funding, including ADA, and graduation requirements; GtC National Networks and youth development programs
- support service needs of low-income and educationally disadvantaged students
- computer and applicable software programs including database and word processing software
- supervise the day-to-day activities and operations of a project/program
- effectively relate to a diverse student population that includes a wide range of ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
- analyze problems, determine effective solutions, and take independent action for successful results
- analyze data and prepare comprehensive written and oral reports
- work effectively under pressure, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties
- direct, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of others
- coordinate course offerings and student support activities
- present and facilitate training sessions
- Master's degree in counseling, social services areas or related field, or the equivalent.
- Progressively responsible experience in projects management.
- Experience working with middle schools, high schools and postsecondary education.
- Sensitivity and commitment to diverse populations served.
To be considered a candidate for an Administrative position, the applicant must submit ALL of the following materials:
- Online Application with the following materials attached:
- Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
- Current resume and/or placement file
- College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
- After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.
- Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
- Candidate evaluations will not be considered.
- Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.
- Interviews will be by invitation only.
- The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
- The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.
New Administrative Appointments will be placed at step 1 on the Administrative Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st of the following year if they have rendered 6 months of satisfactory service, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum fifth step.
Salary placement would only be negotiable if the candidate held the same position with another community college and step 2 or 3 would be the maximum considered depending on the number of years of service.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
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