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Workforce Preparation Assistant (COF)

Kern Community College District


Workforce Preparation Assistant (COF)

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 02324

Posting Date: 02/13/2018

Initial Screening Date: 02/27/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified


Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $3,880.23 per month

Maximum Salary: $5,482.67 per month ( maximum entry $3,880.23)


Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).

In addition, employees have the option to purchase:

All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.

College/Site: District Office

Location: DO-KCCD Bakersfield Downtown

Basic Function:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, coordinate activities involved with Workforce Preparation programs; provide staff assistance to the Office of Career Development and Workforce Preparation Programs; perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned
area of responsibility.
Coordinate workforce preparation program, including schedules, equipment needs, and
instructional support staff needs in all academic areas with internal support staff, college administrators, student services, instructional support services and facilities management.
Research, compile, analyze and summarize data for individual Workforce Preparation Programs with regards to student follow up.
Coordinate information from a variety of internal and external sources regarding workforce preparation programs, including CalWORKS implementation, School to Career implementation and Tech Prep implementation activities.
Maintain internal records of TANF participants in workforce preparation programs, as well as Department of Human Services mandated record keeping of participant participation.
Compile, monitor, analyze and summarize budget data for workforce preparation
programs, CalWORKS, TANF and TechPrep; approve and complete VTEA budget
expenditures; compile, monitor, analyze and summarize VTEA budget data.
Prepare a variety of comprehensive statistical and/or narrative reports related to assignment.
Coordinate activities with other departments, offices, students, the public and outside agencies.
Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and workshops as necessary; present workshops to departments on procedures relative to assigned area of responsibility.
Provide or coordinate staff training; assign work activities and projects; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.
Attend, take and type minutes of assigned meetings; disseminate minutes to participants.
Maintain calendars of program offerings, department or office activities, meetings and events; coordinate activities with other departments, offices, students, public and outside agencies.
Compose and type a variety of letters, memoranda and related correspondence.
Exercise functional and technical supervision over clerical staff and student assistants.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Any combination equivalent to: Associate degree AND three years of increasingly responsible experience in providing support for and implementation of a project or program including coordination of activities and/or staff, preparation of reports, budget monitoring and group presentations of information, preferably in a community college setting.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note:The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:


Salary Grade: 42.5

Special Instructions to Applicants:

First Review of Applications:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on February 27, 2018 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or re-initiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Current resume
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Supplemental Questions
Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Recruitment Status (tentative):
Application Screening: TBD
Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

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