Program Manager - Baccalaureate Program (COF)
Kern Community College District
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
40 hours per week, 12 month position
Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
- Flex 125
- AFLAC Policy
- Supplemental voluntary life insurance
- 403b Tax Shelter Annuity
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.
This position is contingent on funding.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Dean of Instruction, the Program Manager will be responsible for implementation of placement, services, innovations, and communications that improve student success in basic skills courses.
Education and Experience:
- Provide leadership in developing and leveraging internal and external partnerships for the baccalaureate degree program.
- Coordinate and participate in marketing and communication activities to build awareness of the program on campus and throughout the region to increase student enrollment.
- Carry out budget and reporting responsibilities to maintain program compliance.
- Support the ITT Pathway Completion Team through participation and engagement in initiatives for student success.
- Lead efforts to develop lower division-to-upper division pathways from the 11 San Joaquin Community Colleges to Bakersfield College.
- Bachelors degree required
- Two years of experience related to area of assignment.
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Student services available at the college.
- Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
- Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping and reporting.
- Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations related to the assigned special programs processes.
- Principles of public speaking.
- Record-keeping and report preparation methods.
- Principles of providing work direction and guidance to others.
- Correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
- Evaluate and implement project goals.
- Communicate information to individuals and groups.
- Interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the college and the project initiatives.
- Interact with and motivate others.
- Maintain records and prepare reports.
- Prepare and monitor budgets.
- Supervise and provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff.
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Collaborate with college personnel and key project staff to track program effectiveness based on evidenced based milestones for student success.
- Develop and facilitate orientations, seminars, and workshops designed to familiarize students, faculty, and staff with assigned special programs opportunities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on October 10, 2018 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/10723
- Application Screening: TBD
- Interviews: TBD
. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.