Director, EOPS & CARE
San Bernardino Community College District - San Bernardino, CA

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San Bernardino Community College District

Director, EOPS & CARE

Position Type: Administrative
Department/Discipline: SBVC-Counseling/Matriculation
Number of Vacancies: 1
Posting Number: 080822

Summary Description:
Under the general direction of the Dean of Student Services, the Director of EOPS & CARE, SBVC plans, directs, supervises and manages the college Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) and special outreach and support activities directed at underrepresented populations.

Minimum Requirements:
Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, or the equivalent, including or supplemented by a minimum of six units of college-level course work predominantly relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by educational, language, or social disadvantages.

Two years of experience within the last four years or the equivalent in the management or administration of educational programs, community organizations, government programs, or private industry in which the applicant dealt predominantly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages OR as a community college EOPS counselor or EOPS instructor, OR have comparable experience in working with disadvantaged clientele.

Sensitivity to, understanding of, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, religious, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge of California Community College philosophy and mission; Title 5 regulations and Education Codes applicable to EOPS and CARE programs; curriculum development, instructional theory and program evaluation; counseling and guidance principles and techniques; academic requirements for community college and transfer institutions; student recruitment, retention, and orientation programs that serve traditionally underrepresented students and educationally under-prepared students with language, social or economic disadvantages; organization and supervision principles; budgetary management.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff from diverse academic, cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds; prepare narrative, numerical and statistical reports; maintain confidentiality; interpret federal and state regulations and policies relating to assigned programs.

Posting Date: 07-11-2012
Closing Date: 08-11-2012

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered an applicant, interested persons must submit ALL of the following documents:

1. Completed San Bernardino Community College District ONLINE Application. (Do not state "see resume" on the application form). Determination of applicants meeting minimum requirements will be based upon information provided in the SBCCD application. Resumes will be reviewed only after information satisfying minimum requirements have been listed in the SBCCD application.
Paper applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

2. A resume summarizing your educational and professional experience.

3. A cover letter explaining how your experience and background demonstrates that you are the ideal candidate for the position.

4. Unofficial transcripts of coursework that satisfies the minimum requirements. If a degree is required, transcripts must indicate the type of degree earned, and the date the degree was awarded or conferred. This must be legible. Copies of diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Transcripts must be from a US accredited institution. Transcripts from outside the US must include an official evaluation for equivalency.

Applications that do not include all of these documents will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.
Salary and Benefits Starting salary of $86,688 per year for 12 months service (or 260 service days) plus family medical, dental, and vision coverage and employee life insurancwe coverage (employe contribution variable depending on plan selected), STRS Retirement (employee contributes 8%).

Examples of Duties 1. Plans, directs, supervises, evaluates and manages the college EOPS, CARE and other special outreach and support activities directed at disadvantaged and/or underrepresented populations.

2. Prepares and implements required annual EOPS, CARE and/or special outreach and support plans within state and local guidelines.

3. Develops, coordinates and administers the EOPS and CARE budgets; monitors and controls expenditures.

4. Assures accurate documentation of EOPS and CARE fiscal records, student records and evaluation data. Prepares and submits required state and institutional fiscal and accounting reports.

5. Develops and solicits grants and other external funding sources for EOPS, CARE and other special outreach and support programs.

6. Maintains and develops, with the EOPS/CARE counseling faculty, strategies to deliver effective assessment, orientation, counseling, guidance services and educational programs to EOPS/CARE students.

7. Coordinates services with college departments and programs such as ESL, CalWORKs, Tutorial Services, DSP&S, and Financial Aid, and with public and private agencies serving low-income groups.

8. Provides personal, social and academic counseling services to EOPS/CARE students as needed in support of the EOPS/CARE counseling faculty.

9. Participates in the development of newsletters, brochures, forms, manuals and other appropriate information about EOPS and CARE Programs. Participates in EOPS/CARE college/district strategic planning, program reviews and self-study processes.

10. Provide guidance for internal and external program audits and reviews.

11. Ensures compliance with EOPS Title V State Regulations and college/district policies as related to EOPS and CARE.

12. Manages and provides leadership for EOPS and CARE outreach activities, including the development of liaisons with high schools, community service agencies and alternative educational settings in order to increase the enrollment of nontraditional and low income students.

13. Participates in a variety of meetings in support of EOPS/CARE programs and activities; organizes the EOPS/CARE Advisory Committee and represents the college at local, regional and state-wide activities, meetings and conferences.

14. Supervises, directs, trains and evaluates assigned faculty and staff.

15. Serves on campus-wide committees as assigned.

16. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Working Hours:
Hours of work may not coincide with the hours of normal campus activity. Some weekend and evening work may be required.

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