Job Details
Student Equity Technician
Classified
12/17/2019
01/13/2020
Opened until filled

STUDENT EQUITY TECHNICIAN

FIRST REVIEW JANUARY 13, 2020 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

$3,251 TO $3,882 PER MONTH

$39,018 TO $46,589 PER YEAR

12 MONTHS / 40 HOURS PER WEEK POSITION

NOTE: This is a categorically funded position and continuation of the position will depend upon funding.

 

Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Services/Student Equity Plan Coordinator, assist the Student Equity Technician with coordination and implementation of the Equity Plan services. The Student Equity Technician will focus primarily on the Student Equity cohort populations as defined by the plan; financial aid and College application processes, and assist the Coordinator in monitoring progress of students. The Technician will provide assistance in the implementation of the Student Equity Plan and providing HQ Basecamp services to students. The Technician may work in other campus locations and perform outreach activities in the community and at local schools as needed. Performs other duties directly related to this job description.

  • Assist students with completion of various application forms, including but not limited to: EOPS/CARE, Cal FRESH.
  • Assist students with HQ Basecamp services such as the dissemination of food from the food pantry, gas vouchers, and other goods as available. 
  • Independently respond to requests for information and assist students, family, staff and others about the HQ Basecamp and Siskiyou Promise services/programs.  
  • Participate in various Student Equity Office functions including but not limited to:  communication with College personnel, students and various outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns; initiate, receive and route telephone calls; greet and assist visitors; prepare and distribute a variety of documents such as letters, lists, forms, instructions, informational materials, and flyers.
  • Serve as a technical resource to students and others regarding student records and financial aid. Respond to inquiries and provide technical information and direction regarding related guidelines, requirements, processes, data, events, timelines, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. 
  • Receive, prepare, review and maintain a variety of files, student information and other records related to program services and activities in assigned computer systems; track student progress and monitor ongoing academic eligibility; assist administrator in compiling information and preparing comprehensive reports for State agencies. 
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  1. Graduation from high school or completion of GED and completion of at least one year of college with a breadth of courses.
  2. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and web searches.
  3. Experience working with diverse populations.
  4. Experience with customer service.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Experience working in an educational setting in a student recruitment and retention area.
  2. Experience using Excel to prepare spreadsheets, using formulas and graphs.
  3. Associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college/university.

 

License and Other Requirements:

  1. CA Drivers License
  2. Regular Attendance

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Computerized student information systems and related software applications.
  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws and regulations concerning Student Equity programs and services. College and community resources available to students.
  • Oral and written communication skills to include correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Operation of computers and assigned software. 
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment including record-keeping and filing techniques.
  • Methods of collecting and organizing data and information.
  • Assess students' needs and provide appropriate referrals.
  • Demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
  • Work independently and effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines.
  • Use a variety of software for word processing, data management, reporting, messaging, and electronic media. Adapt to and learn new technology.
  • Protect the confidentiality of student educational records in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), California law and college policies.
  • Demonstrate and foster acceptance and respect for individual differences.

 

 

Benefits:

The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents. In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.  The employee participates in CalPERS through District and employee contributions.

 

Selection Process:

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee. Videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) will be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

 

Conditions of Employment:

Employees must satisfy all of the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing and verification of their legal right to work in the United States. A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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