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Transition Coordinator, Non-Credit & Adult Education



$19.90 PER HOUR



Under the direction of the Director of Noncredit & Community and Contract Education, the Transition Coordinator will serve as a critical connection to and navigator of support services and to assist students in reaching their career and academic goals through programs and agencies that include: Noncredit, Adult Basic Education, Workforce Development, and Career and Technical Education programs, and to provide outreach and foster community collaborative support, and to provide administrative and technical support to the noncredit program and Director of Noncredit, Community & Contract Education.

The Transition Coordinator will ensure students are connected to the continuum of services to span Noncredit programs, CDCP certificates, and Adult Education (CAEP Program), instruction to high school diploma/equivalency to post-secondary education and the workforce or entrepreneurship, as well as interface with the Director of Noncredit, Community & Contract Education for data and reporting.

Essential Duties:

  • Build collaborative relationships with community-based and other public agencies in order to provide services, referring students to the appropriate support within and external to the College of the Siskiyou.
  • Collaborate with adult schools, the regional workforce development systems, local businesses, libraries, and other community organizations to facilitate the students’ transitions to college and/or work, through noncredit and CTE pathways. 
  • Provide outreach to partners and potential partners to ensure broad representation and inclusion in the continuum of services and providers. Understand other organizations and agencies processes, to include intake, orientation, assessment and follow-up.
  • Facilitate student bridge/transition/workshops with workforce development offices and other entities; assist with college student applications to register for noncredit classes, and connect students to college- level support services.
  • Assist students to set career, academic, and GED and High School Diploma goals, identify assets, barriers, and support services needed to address challenges.
  • Work closely with the Director to ensure students have access to appropriate and timely class schedules, internship and employment opportunities.
  • Maintain all necessary records and submit required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Plan, organize and perform a variety of administrative and technical duties in support of the day-today operations of assigned program and coordination of component functions in the delivery of specialized services to students.
  • Answer telephone call, technical questions and e-mails from students, instructors, and community partners.
  • Develop and maintain a variety of files and computerized databases; prepare reports, flyers, correspondence and other informational materials for assigned program.
  • Perform research and data gathering to assess program and participant success; assist in preparing grant proposals and reports for review and approval of the Director of Noncredit, Community and Contract Education.
  • Assist with development & implementation of contract education.


Perform other duties as assigned

  1. Any combination equivalent: Associate's degree or one-year experience in Education, Psychology, Advising, with college students in an educational setting, or a field of study related to area of assignment and one-year of counseling, and or career advising experience is desirable.

Desired Qualifications:

B.A, degree in Education, Psychology, or Adult Education, and three-year’ experience with college students in an educational setting.

Licenses and Other Qualifications:

Valid California driver’s license.

  • Practices and principals of career assessment, transition local workforce, development and employment.
  • Oral and written skills.
  • Community College System and Community resources, programs and needs associated with
  • adult learners, older adults, and marginalized populations.
  • Principles of providing work direction and guidance to others.
  • General functions, policies, rules and regulations of a community college.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • The needs and challenges facing economically and socially disadvantaged students.
  • Strong technology skills, including Microsoft Office applications. (IT, Excel or database experience).
  • Disabled and at-risk student capabilities and behaviors.
  • Needs and sensitivities of special and disadvantaged student populations.
  • The process necessary to remain in and/or complete secondary school as well as to undertake a program of higher education.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in a situation where numerous diverse demands are involved.
  • Assist with research projects as requested.
  • Apply research results to program planning and transition services, as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Operate a computer and assigned software.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, procedures, precedents and policies related to assigned programs.
  • Investigate and analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations.
  • Work effectively with minority, disadvantaged students and students with disabilities.
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations.
  • Participate in related training, data collection and program evaluation functions.
  • Write reports, correspondence and informational materials.
  • Utilize reasoning to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Effectively assist students who have different backgrounds, and differing levels of academic achievement.
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