Program Manager (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement)
Job Number: 0001025
Salary: $7,120 - $8,675 per month
Deadline: : 09/27/2017
Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4398
This Program Manager plans, directs and evaluates the activities of specially funded programs and services. This position works under the general direction of a higher-level manager. Supervision is exercised over assigned staff members.
A Program Manager is the first level of classified management in the District. This position will serve as an administrator overseeing up to several small programs or projects for a college. Such programs or projects are typically funded by grants or other special funds.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Plans and directs the daily operations of specially funded programs.
Develops and administers the budget of the assigned programs and monitors purchasing expenses and program expenditures.
Coordinates program objectives with other programs and services.
Provides leadership in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of objectives and priorities for the programs or projects under supervision.
Supervises, trains and evaluates all staff assigned to the program and conducts or participates in their selection.
Manages and provides support services to assigned staff to enhance the success of the program.
Plans, reviews and evaluates the utilization of equipment and other resources within the program.
Maintains close liaisons with other departments/divisions in planning and development of appropriate support services.
Serves as liaison with other college programs, committees, students/student groups, and other on- and off-campus community groups.
Attends conferences, workshops, and meetings as appropriate.
Maintains close liaison with granting/funding agency to effectively communicate the objectives of the program and to assure that the goals of the program are successfully accomplished; ensures compliance of program operations.
Prepares reports and summaries as required, including statistical and financial reports and analysis and verification thereof.
Interprets and implements applicable laws, regulations, and collective bargaining contract provisions.
Manages and participates in the continued evaluation and improvement of the assigned programs or projects.
Participates in and supports college and District shared governance components and activities and other collaborative processes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Earned Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university. Certain programs may require a specific major as required by law.
Experience: Equivalent to at least three (3) years of full-time instructional, administrative, student, and/or other relevant support services experience.
Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Implementation and administration of specially funded programs; computer-based technology for management of assigned program/project; the goals of shared governance; principles and practices of administrative organization and management, planning, supervising and evaluating the work of others, employee motivation and training; applicable federal, state, local, District and college laws, rules and regulations, and collective bargaining contract provisions; complex business level English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; modern office tools such as computers and printers; typical modern office computer software programs; report and presentation writing.
Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Manage and administer a specially funded program; use organizational skills that enable performance of duties in a timely fashion with attention to detail; effectively communicate orally and in writing; manage financial resources effectively including determining how best to utilize resources and managing budgets and expenditures; use personal computers utilizing typical office software applications, including the Internet; work effectively with managers, faculty and staff in a participatory governance environment to accomplish the goals and objectives of the college and the assigned program or project; exercise good judgment; communicate effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, politics, philosophy, disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
• Demonstrated leadership and experience working in a multicultural community college setting with students who are underrepresented in STEM (science, technology engineering and math) programs.
• Degree and work or teaching experience in a STEM discipline.
• Demonstrated successful experience leading programs related to the administrative assignment, including: staffing, evaluation, and supervision; and developing and managing budgets.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct annual internal evaluation and assessment of programs and support grant writing efforts.
• Ability to work effectively in a participatory governance environment to accomplish the goals and objectives the program and related STEM outreach and campus initiatives.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
About the DistrictThe mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable studen...t success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves. Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges. As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 35,000 students a term, in fall 2014 the demographic make-up of the students was 11% Black/African American; 16% Asian/Pacific Islander; 30% Hispanic/Latino; 31% White/Caucasian; and 13% Other. The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse. Contra Costa CollegeContra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 59 years. Most of the 8,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment. Diablo Valley CollegeDVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley. Los Medanos CollegeLos Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.