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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 11:47 AM

American River College

Student Personnel Assistant - Career & Job Opportunity Services
Job Posting Number: C00421P
Salary: $3,695.23 per month
Closing Date: 12/4/2017

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Position Summary

Under general supervision of assigned manager/supervisor, provides students with career and job opportunity services, and serves as liaison with public and private sector employers. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here].

This position is assigned to the Career Center in the Student Services Building.

Assignment Responsibilities
● Assists students in developing their educational and vocational objectives; refers qualified students to employers or employment services for placement; and conducts follow-up interviews with students.
● Orients students, individually or in groups, to available resources.
● Provides one-on-one student assistance with mock interviews, resume critiques, job searches, and using the Internet; and maintains confidentiality of information and materials.
● Assists in creating an aesthetic, warm atmosphere of acceptance; operates, maintains, and instructs large and small groups in the use and orientation of resources/equipment
● Presents workshops on career preparation topics; and administers computerized vocational interest inventories and career planning assessments.
● Researches and serves as liaison for administration of CalWORKS services when necessary.
● Oversees, trains, hires, and dismisses student assistants.
● Assists counselors and faculty with career education activities.
● Collects and evaluates information about students’ abilities, interests, and personality characteristics, using records, tests, and interviews.
● Compiles and studies occupational, educational, and economic information to assist students in making and carrying out vocational and educational objectives.
● Provides vocational and educational guidance training for students; and establishes and maintains relationships with employers and personnel from support service agencies to develop opportunities for students.
● Responsible for advertising the resources and programs provided including bulletin announcements, newsletters, flyers, handouts, display racks, and other visual displays, and assists with the development of the master calendar of events.
●Orders, reviews, catalogs, inventories, maintains materials, and prepares and updates lists of information and resources available.
● Creates, modifies, and maintains reports, records and forms used.
● Develops and maintains a database to track appointments; and develops and updates an employer database.
● Addresses community groups and faculty members to explain career services.
● Coordinates career fairs and other career-related events.
● Attends appropriate conferences, workshops and staff meetings as assigned.
● Performs related duties as required.

Workability III Program
For assignments within the Workability III Program, Student Personnel Assistant may also:
● Assist Workability III Counselor/Coordinator in educating students and clients on the skills needed to obtain and retain gainful employment; and informs students, clients, and college personnel of present and future employment opportunities.
● Interprets program regulations or benefit requirements to assist students in obtaining needed supportive services.
● Maintains student and client files, employer job files, and statistics of placement activities; and refers qualified students to employers or employment services for placement, including work study and student help positions.
● Works in cooperation with counselors, instructors, disability, and Learning Disability campus resources and/or other appropriate college staff.

Minimum Qualifications
EXPERIENCE: Two years in job placement, career planning or student personnel services, preferably in an educational or community college setting OR two years experience in employment development at a community-based organization. (One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement.)

EDUCATION: Completion of an Associate’s Degree or 60 semester units (90 quarter units). NOTE: An additional year of qualifying experience may be substituted for up to one year of college education.

Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 12 units are equal to six months of education; 24 units are equal to one year of education.)

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.

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