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Outreach Coordinator
Lake Tahoe Community College in South Lake Tahoe, California
 
 
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Date Posted 11/10/2021
Category
Student Engagement and Leadership
Salary 50,368 - 55,590  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 
This position is open until filled. First screening review is scheduled for:
01/10/2022
Starting Salary:
$50,368 - $55,590 annually, dependent on education and experience
Details:

Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) District is recruiting for an Outreach Coordinator to assist with the planning, development, and implementation of student outreach and recruitment programs and activities for LTCC. Outreach efforts include going to local schools to engage students and assist with their application and enrollment at LTCC, financial aid applications, and to provide information about transfer options, scholarships, jobs, and housing. Attendance at regional college fairs would be required.

The Outreach Coordinator will be a full-time, grant-funded position through the U.S. Department of Education Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics and Articulations (STEM) Program grant for the first three years. This position is then expected to transition from being fully grant-funded to being fully integrated into LTCC's outreach program.

The LTCC HSI STEM Grant Program project (STEM Pathways to Completion) targets Latina/o/x and low-income students in South Lake Tahoe, California, and the surrounding areas of California and Nevada, to increase the number of students enrolling in and graduating from STEM degree programs. The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for leading one of three major grant components, the creation of a Pre-Collegiate Academy to increase K-12 student interest and participation in STEM learning opportunities. The Outreach Coordinator will also coordinate with the Director of HSI Grant to support LTCC in achieving grant goals and objectives.

This position is 40 hours per week and 12 months per year, including summer and winter hours. This position is eligible for overtime compensation (non-exempt). Please see the position description for complete requirements and duties.

General hours of Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm will vary according to program needs, as with night and weekend outreach event attendance is required. There is potential for this position to qualify for the telecommute pilot program which allows employees the opportunity to telecommute for up to 20% of the work week.

LTCC offers a competitive compensation package that includes a starting placement salary of $50,368 to $55,590 annually, dependent on education and experience. There is potential to reach $64,463 annually, through step advancement plus longevity when appropriate. In addition to base salary, this position qualifies for extra masters or doctorate pay as well as a $500 technology allowance. Health and Welfare benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long term disability. These benefits also include full coverage of a gold-level medical plan which, on average, covers 80% of healthcare expenses for a standard population. LTCC also matches 22.91% of an eligible employee's salary and contributes it into a CalPERS pension account for qualifying employees.

LTCC provides 16 paid holidays per year plus 12 days of vacation (with the potential to reach 24 days through years of service) and 12 days sick leave per year.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

After review, suitable applicants will be invited to participate in a skills assessment stage of the screening process. These applicants will be notified by phone or email on or about Friday, January 14, 2022. Successful candidates will be invited to an interview with a committee of 3 or 4 individuals; these interviews are tentatively scheduled for January 28, 2022 after the winter break. Finalists will then be selected and invited to a secondary process. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview.

LTCC reserves the right to return to the applicant pool at any point during the recruitment process. This position requires a bilingual (Spanish) speaking capability.

Preferred start date:
02/14/2022
Description:

Under the direction of the Director of HSI Grant, the Outreach Coordinator will provide outreach to families and local school district students to familiarize them with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers, participate in no-and low-cost STEM summer academies (elementary and middle) and paid STEM-focused work-based learning opportunities (high school), information on financial aid/paying for college, and options for pathways that begin at community college. Possesses the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a culturally diverse student population.

Representative Duties:

Perform a variety of technical support functions for the HSI STEM program; to implement routine but specialized aspects of the program independently; to provide program information and advice to students; to oversee and direct the work of student workers; and to provide technical and administrative support to the program director.

Plan, coordinate and schedule program-related services, activities, events, and meetings.

Plan, prepare, edit and proofread a variety of materials such as contracts, course outlines, correspondence, requisitions, student records, timesheets, statistical and annual reports, and program guidelines, policies, and procedures.

Provide information and assistance to students, district faculty and staff, and community members and/or outside groups regarding program operations, activities, and eligibility.

Serve as a point of contact for prospective students and program participants, including by providing information to students regarding academic and student support services, including financial aid and grants. Assist with problem solving and selecting appropriate solutions. Where appropriate, make referrals to campus and community resources.

Communicate with instructors, vendors, and suppliers regarding program facilities, supplies and equipment; maintain supply inventory; monitor and report needed equipment repairs.

Coordinate the creation of program marketing materials; plan, coordinate and participate in recruitment and outreach events.

Recruit, select, train, and direct the work of student workers.

Monitor and analyze data and prepare various financial and narrative reports; may monitor program budget.

Evaluate the completeness of student applications for assigned programs; coordinate program intake processes; assure compliance with program-related regulations; communicate with students regarding missing documents.

Make recommendations, place orders, and maintain records for the purchase of office equipment and supplies; prepare and process a variety of contracts, purchasing requests, and invoices; receive and store supplies.

Communicate and coordinate with district and department managers, faculty, and staff to provide information on program services; may assist with development of program policies and procedures.

Organize and maintain extensive and confidential databases, records, and student files.

Interpret, articulate, and disseminate information on applicable laws and regulations to students and administrators.

May participate in and/or serve on various program-related district and outside committees, as assigned.

Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other district employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.

Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.

Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.

Other Duties:
Performs related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to:
  • Associate’s degree in any discipline, with preferred degree in area related to assignment; and
  • two years of community service or outreach experience.
Knowledge of:
  • Methods, techniques, and procedures used in the planning, development, and delivery of special events and facility rentals.
  • Applicable state and federal laws including copyright laws; applicable local event codes and regulations of events and other local agencies.
  • Principles and procedures for implementing, directing, and promoting special outreach events and activities.
  • Principles and procedures of safety risk management.
  • Computer and internet applications such as they relate to the position.
  • Methods and techniques of proper phone etiquette.
  • Basic business letter writing and the standard format for typed materials.
  • Methods and techniques for basic report preparation and writing.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing.
Ability to:
  • Plan, coordinate and attend events in and around the Tahoe Basin and Sierra Foothills during daytime, evening and weekend hours.
  • Adhere to a project budget and monitor expenditures.
  • Design and edit a variety of materials; write in a creative, descriptive, technical or factual style.
  • Coordinate complex projects and meet deadlines.
  • Work collaboratively and build successful relationships with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Effectively multi-task and address concerns/complaints from the public with tact and professionalism.
  • Prepare presentations and speak effectively at various public forums.
  • Observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • Analyze, interpret, and explain division policies and procedures.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Read, understand, and review documents for accuracy and relevant information.
  • Demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds, and disabilities of community college students and staff.
Additional Requirement (Licensure/Certification):
  • Current Driver's License
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required
Working Environment:
  • Indoor Office/Outdoor environment.
  • Frequent standing, sitting, reaching, walking and occasional carrying, bending, and lifting including overhead and above waist.
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV
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