Program Specialist/Undocumented Community Resource Center - Berkeley City College

Peralta Community College District

Job Description

Job Title Program Specialist/Undocumented Community Resource Center - Berkeley City College Time Base 40 Hours/Week 12 Months/Year Compensation Salary Range: $5,106.26-6,512.71 /Month. Hiring Range: $5,106.26- $5,624.86 /Month. The maximum initial placement is Step 3 depending on experience. Position Type Classified Department Student Service/EOPS (842) City Berkeley State CA Job Description Summary

Under supervision of the Dean of Enrollment Services, the Program Specialist/Undocumented Community Resource Center (UCRC) coordinates the UCRC Program in collaboration with the UCRC Team (faculty/counselor/administrator/staff).

This position is funded by a categorically funded program/project. Continuation of the position is contingent upon refunding of the program/project

Duties & Responsibilities

Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.

  • Plans, organizes, evaluates, and promotes the UCRC Program in consultation with the Dean of Enrollment Services and the UCRC counseling faculty coordinator(s).
  • Assists in planning and organizing the daily activities of the UCRC Program.
  • In collaboration with the UCRC Team, compile and assist in the preparation of the annual UCRC program plan, program review, reports to State UCRC organization, Year-end Report, and/or other reports as needed.
  • Updates and maintains system to collect and report student progress data and provide regular updates to Dean for use by UCRC faculty, staff, and the campus community.
  • Updates and maintain electronic file system of all UCRC student records and file with confidentiality and in compliance with FERPA guidelines.
  • Work in cooperation with the UCRC Team to plan and implement student-centered and community-building workshops, activities, and program elements.
  • Accompany students to UCRC-related local and statewide activities.

  • Support student engagement and UCRC community by assisting with social media outreach, phone calling, emails, classroom presentations, or other activities that engages UCRC program students on campus.
  • Administer UCRC Project Budget according to funding guidelines with transparency and within annual allocation.
  • Prepare and maintains records of expenditures, costs, and item balances; prepares requisitions and personnel actions, maintains records.
  • Collects information for use on UCRC program brochures, flyers, newsletters, and other marketing material.
  • Disseminate information regarding UCRC Program and provide program recruitment and outreach including on-campus presentations.
  • Update and maintain annual calendar of UCRC programming and activities.
  • Respond to telephone and emails and greet visitors to the UCRC, respond to inquiries about UCRC program and services; schedules appointments for students.
  • Supervise and train UCRC student workers, tutors, and/or peer advisors.
  • Compose and prepare a variety of written correspondence.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in one of the social sciences, business or related field and one year of para-professional or professional experience involving planning, organizing, administering, coordinating, or promoting of programs or projects in the designated area; or any combination of training and/or experience that could likely provide the desired knowledge and abilities. (Submit copies of transcripts with application materials.)

2. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of AB540 and CA Dream Act.

  • Knowledge of college educational programs and student services; programs and processes related to disadvantaged, underrepresented and nontraditional students
  • Knowledge and understanding of State UCRC Community practices and mission
  • Ability to plan, organize and schedule the work of others.
  • Ability to interpret laws and regulations and apply this knowledge to the performance of daily duties and responsibilities and/or interpret the information to others.

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