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Shasta College
  • Position Number: 2554879
  • Location: Redding, CA
  • Position Type: Disability Services
Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities


The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

Administrator positions in the California Community College system offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of our students seeking to improve their lives and communities. Our administrators manage a wide range of programs and lead faculty and staff in engaging our diverse employee and student populations, facilitating equitable outcomes for all through the management of our various employment and academic programs. As an administrator at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals working collaboratively to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

The Project Coordinator – Forest Health performs a variety of complex and highly responsible administrative and program support activities for select programs, such as California Conservation Corps Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI), Logging & Forest Workers Apprenticeship, etc. The Project Coordinator performs budgetary, organizational, supervisory, problem solving, outreach, recruitment activities, and decision-making tasks under the direction of the Senior Project Coordinator. Employees in this position receive minimal supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures. This is an administrative, overtime exempt position.

CLASSIFICATION: Range 15 on the Administrative Confidential Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Work assignment hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday.

SUPERVISOR: Senior Project Coordinator – Forest Health or designee

BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP). This is a Classified administrative position with a default CALPERS retirement.

Employees have the option to contribute to:
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
  • Disability Income Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Only Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view the Administrative Agreement - Appendix A.

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability
Essential Functions:

  • Administers the day-to-day activities and operations of select programs; assists in preparation of operational and statistical reports.
  • Represents the District in a variety of meetings in support of select programs as outline above.
  • Resolves issues effectively, provides accurate reports, and ensures program objectives and policies are properly implemented.
  • Provides information regarding Career Technical Education (CTE) programs and pathways to potential and new students.
  • Promotes appropriate program(s) as assigned; identifies and recruits potential participants; develops brochures, fliers, and other promotional materials; makes presentations to appropriate groups.
  • Maintains accurate and detailed calendar of events, due dates, and schedules as they relate to assigned program(s) and services to ensure proper tasks and activities occur as scheduled.
  • Monitors individual student interest and enrollment progress, identifies barriers to success, and refers students to other college and community support services as appropriate.
  • Monitors and controls expenditures in line with established program budgets; compiles, analyzes, prepares, and submits progress reports; and prepares and submits required state and institutional fiscal and accounting records.
  • Serves as a liaison with California Conservation Corps, external stakeholders and other community agencies.
  • Compiles, maintains, and reviews computerized files and records.
  • Performs related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
Knowledge of:
  • CTE programs and pathways with a focus on fire, forestry, natural resources, and heavy equipment logging operations programs.
  • Budget implementation and management procedures.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytic, interpersonal, negotiation, and organizational skills.
  • General needs of low-income, educationally disadvantaged, at-risk, and minority students.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy with stakeholders from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Principles of administration, leadership, and supervision, including planning, organizing, assigning and reviewing work, performance standards, evaluation, discipline, and employee selection and development.
  • Standard computer operation and applicable software programs including database and word processing applications.
  • Diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Ability to:
  • Learn and implement District policies and procedures, California Education Code regulation, state and federal laws and apply sound judgement in a variety of procedural situations.
  • Administer the day-to-day activities and operations of the program.
  • Effectively relate to a diverse student population that includes a wide range of ages, socioeconomic status, cultural affiliations, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Analyze problems, determine effective solutions, and take independent action for successful results.
  • Analyze data and prepare comprehensive written and oral reports for a variety of stakeholders.
  • Work effectively under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Learn from errors, determine appropriate corrective action, and prevent repeated occurrences.
  • Exercise tact, diplomacy, and good judgement in all stakeholder interactions.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including those from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and ability backgrounds.
  • Present information in a variety of public presentation settings effectively.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent education
Experience Required:
  • Two years related work experience
  • Demonstrated sensitivity toward and effective cooperation with diverse stakeholder communities.
Higher education experience is desirable.

Additional Information

To be considered a candidate for an Administrative position, the applicant must submit ALL of the following materials:
  • Online Application with the following materials attached:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume and/or placement file
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

Attention Applicants:
  • After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.
  • Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
  • Candidate evaluations will not be considered.
  • Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.
  • Interviews will be by invitation only.
  • The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
  • The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.

New Administrative Appointments will be placed at the step 1 on the Administrative Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st of the following year if they have rendered 6 months of satisfactory service, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum fifth step.

Salary placement would only be negotiable if the candidate held the same position with another community college and step 2 or 3 would be the maximum considered depending on the number of years of service.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

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