Berkeley City College
Berkeley City College (BCC), one of California’s 112 community colleges, is centrally located in downtown Berkeley, only 1-1/2 blocks from the U.C. campus. The college’s mission is to contribute to the success of all students and to the well-being of the community by offering the best possible education which promises intellectual growth, social mobility, economic development and an understanding of diverse ideas and peoples. BCC is ranked second in the state in the percentage of students who transfer to U.C. Berkeley.
BCC serves students who seek general education, transfer to four-year universities, associate degrees and certificates in liberal arts, the sciences, career/technical areas, or foundational skills. BCC students represent a diverse mix of ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. Many are the first in their families to attend college. The college is an active partner in local economic development and employment training endeavors and maintains a strong and unique collaboration with U.C. Berkeley. Berkeley City College’s world-class faculty has created a student-centered learning community dedicated to academic excellence and student success. They have won distinction in the sciences, arts, English, humanities, multimedia arts, and the social sciences.
The Peralta Colleges proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive core of work-life benefits. The value of the employer contribution towards your benefits may increase your total compensation by as much as 47%. Benefit-eligible employees have access to coverage for themselves and eligible dependents:
• Medical, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance coverage*
• Life insurance of 150% of your income up to $100,000.
• Long-term disability coverage.
• Employee Assistance Program.
In addition to your own contribution, Peralta also contributes 19.721% of your salary to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Effective January 1, 2013, the PEPRA (Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act) went into effect. Changes have been implemented as a result of the adoption of this legislation that impact new and existing employees enrolled in CalPERS. A summary of those changes is available at http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/employer/program-services/summary-pension-act.pdf. For further up to date information on CalPERS retirement eligibility and PEPRA, please visit the website at www.calpers.com www.calpers.ca.gov/. The CalPERS member handbook is available at http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/about/pubs/member/your-benefits-your-future-school-benefits.pdf., please visit the website at www.calpers.com. After 10 years of creditable service, medical benefits in retirement are extended until age 65.
Other voluntary benefits include:
• Flexible benefit plan participation in the Medical Reimbursement Plan, Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan (under tax code 125)
• Pre-tax commuting expenses (under IRS code 132)
• Tax-deferred plan participation in the 403(b) and 457 plans
• Credit union membership
• Prepaid legal plan participation
• Additional Life Insurance for yourself, spouse or children
- Kaiser and United Health Care Dental are fully paid by the District. Other plans require employee contribution. Subject to change.
Job TitleProject Manager/Transitions Liaison (CTE) (Grant-Funded) - **INTERNAL POSTING**
Time Base40 hours/wk, 12-months/year
CompensationSalary Range: $6,585 - $7,983/Month Hiring Range: $6,585 - $7,258.00/Month
DepartmentDivision Dean I (852)
Job Description Summary
This vacancy is open ONLY to current regular and hourly employees who are members of SEIU Local 1021. Per new Article 8.7 of the Local 1021 hourly contract, this job is being posted for ten (10) working days.
This position is grant funded. Continued employment is contingent upon refunding of the position.
Under the general direction of the Dean, develops, organizes, plans, coordinates and implements the activities of Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. The position is responsible for designing and implementing program services that meet the needs of a targeted population, maintaining effective public relations with other educational institutional and governmental representatives, community-based organizations (CBO’s) and entities that feed into CTE academic pathways.
Duties & Responsibilities
Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.
The CTE Transitions Liaison:
• Serves as the College’s ambassador to the educational institutions and Community-based Organizations (CBO’s) and their students.
• Develops strong working relationships with college departments, high schools, businesses, and community based organizations.
• Researches, compiles data for, and finalizes reports, grant applications, narratives, presentations surveys, needs assessments, and other detailed materials; coordinates grant writing and other funding source applications.
• Provides administrative support and coordination for CTE related programs and grants.
• Assist with the management, coordination, and monitoring of multiple state and federal grants, categorically funded programs and other private, corporate, foundation and community grants for fiscal and programmatic compliance.
• Contacts business and community organizations, governmental agencies, educational institutions, student groups, and other representatives to establish ongoing liaisons with the college and the program/project; develops and implements needs assessment for targeted and general populations as assigned; compiles statistics for use in designing/developing new and modified program services, goals and future programs plans.
• Works closely with students to foster a smooth transition from one education segment or learning environment to another.
• Partners with CTE program leads and department chairs to create and implement co-curricular programming to help increase interest in CTE academic pathways and retain current students in CTE programs.
• Prepares reports required by local, state and federal entities.
• Creates quarterly updates on CTE programs for the College community.
• Coordinates activities of training programs; conducts seminars and workshops.
• Develops and implements seminars and workshops related to the program or project.
• Assist students in navigating the entire process of applying, enrolling and matriculating.
• Research, review, monitor and analyze student success data to ensure continuous program improvement.
• Serve on College wide and District committees as required.
• Other related duties as assigned.
• Knowledge of resources available to students at the high school and community college level.
• Knowledge of educational assessment and placement tools.
• Understanding of case management.
• Knowledge of different learning styles and strategies for fostering student success given these differences.
• Understanding of mental health issues and resources available to students.
• Some knowledge in data collection, analysis and report writing/submission.
• Knowledge of project management principles and practices, including the use of software applications, timelines, and the ability to meet deadlines.
• Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in the use of office productivity software (word processing, spreadsheet, database management, email) using personal computers and the Internet.
• Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in working with K-12 and adult students.
• Ability to develop action plans demonstrating timelines and deliverables.
• Ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse cultures and language groups and with people who have disabilities.
• Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed.
• Ability to travel as required for training and primary functions related to the position.
1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in one of the social sciences, behavioral sciences, business, public administration or a related field, and of four(4) years of responsible professional experience in adult education, grants administration; or an equivalent combination of training and qualifying experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
2. Familiarity with the policies, procedures, regulations and laws that pertain to adult education programs in the State of California.
3. Experience working with diverse high risk populations such as previously incarcerated individuals, foster youth, undocumented immigrants, non-native English speakers, individuals newly released from the prison system, etc.
4. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.
1. Master’s Degree in education or a related field
2. Excellent interpersonal skills, including group presentation, writing skills and ability to explain project goals and objectives to a variety of audiences.
3. Experience in working with multicultural students
• occasional work performed alone
• constant work around and with people
• flexibility or ability to respond to multiple demands
• occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and climbing stairs
• occasional lifting and carrying up to 15 lbs.
• occasional pushing and pulling up to 20 lbs.
• occasional twisting of body
• occasional use of manual dexterity
• occasional use of tactile acuity
• occasional use of visual acuity from a distance, with depth, and for color
• frequent work at a rapid pace
• frequent reaching, high, low, and level
• frequent audio acuity at all ranges, including speech
• frequent visual acuity for reading
• constant sitting
• constant use of clear oral communication
Tools & Equipment Used
• computers and standard office machines and equipment
• multi-line telephones
• department-specific equipment
Application Deadline DateSeptember 4, 2019