Sierra Community College District

Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities that it serves.

With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to 4 year Universities, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills. Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region.

Our award-winning faculty members enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise. We are also recognized nationally for excellence in our athletic programs.

 

5 job(s) at Sierra Community College District

SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Jul 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Under general supervision of assigned manager, performs a variety of technical duties in support of assigned student services program area including admissions and records, assessment center, counseling, financial aid intake and data entry, EOPS, DSPS, international students, transfer center, tutoring center, or other program area; provides students, staff, and others with specialized information, training, and assistance related to area of assignment; and performs other general program support and clerical assistance duties in support of assigned program area. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Examples Of Functions and Tasks REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Performs a full range of technical, program support, and clerical duties in support of assigned student services program area; relieves manager(s) of administrative details including researching and resolving problems related to area of assignment. Participates in planning, organizing, and coordinating assigned program activities and student services; assists in the development and implementation of revised/new procedures including those to ensure efficient day-to-day operations of assigned area. Serves as point of contact with students, prospective students, staff, and the general public regarding departmental services; provides technical information and assistance regarding area of assignment; explains program applications, policies, procedures, requirements, and restrictions; develops promotional and informational materials for distribution on and off campus; maintains assigned resource material and library. Verifies and reviews materials, applications, records, files, and reports for completeness and conformance with established regulations and procedures; applies applicable policies and procedures in determining completeness of applications, records, files, and reports; collects and processes appropriate information. Compiles and tabulates statistical data; compiles information from various sources and prepares appropriate forms, schedules, and reports; lists, abstracts, or summarizes data; inputs and reviews data and prepares special and periodic reports related to an assigned project and/or program area including state and federally mandated reports; verifies accuracy, completeness, and compliance to rules, procedures, regulations, policies, and other mandates. Establishes and maintains records including student records; maintains complex, interrelated filing systems that may include confidential files; collects, compiles, and records narrative, statistical, and financial data and other information; researches and verifies information as requested. Plans, organizes, schedules, and conducts orientations, workshops, seminars, class presentations, tours, meetings, and other activities related to assigned program area; arranges and confirms speakers; reserves facilities and makes other necessary arrangements. Utilizes various computer applications and software packages; maintains and generates reports from a database or network system; utilizes electronic technology to correspond with others and to maintain assigned calendars, schedules, and appointments. Coordinates communication and activities with other District departments and personnel, educational institutions, governmental and private agencies, and the public. Performs a full range of clerical and administrative duties in support of program operations; assembles files and duplicates materials; composes and prepares office correspondence, materials, reports, forms, brochures, presentations, handbooks, manuals, and consumer information; answers phones, refer callers, and take messages; maintains and orders supplies. Maintains current knowledge and learns new state and federal laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to area of assignment; reviews updated or new technical instructions or references; attends seminars, conferences, workshops, and other training sessions; assists in providing training and direction to others regarding changes and new regulations including creating and disseminating new instructions. Provides assistance to and backs up co-workers and other staff within the assigned area as necessary. Trains and provides work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. As applicable, determines program eligibility and prepares needs analysis; reviews and processes applications for students; registers students for programs; monitors progress of students. May perform a variety of general clerical accounting duties related to various financial processes. Performs related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Education and Experience Guidelines: Any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in business administration or a related field. Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible clerical and program support experience preferably in a student services area of an educational institution involving frequent student contact. License or Certificate : Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license may be required for some positions. Knowledge of: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of the functions, programs, and operations of the assigned office. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of the State Education Code and other legal requirements related to area of assignment. Technical aspects of field of specialty. Principles, practices, and procedures of business letter writing. Principles, practices, and procedures of fiscal, statistical, and administrative record keeping. Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems. Basic research methods and techniques. Principles and techniques used in public relations including methods and techniques of proper receptionist and telephone etiquette. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy. Oral and written communication skills. District organization, operations, policies and objectives. Referral agencies, services, and departments on and off campus may be required for some assignments. Screening and interviewing techniques may be required for some assignments. Clerical accounting and bookkeeping principles may be required for some assignments. Supervisory techniques. Ability to: Understand the organization and operation of the assigned office and/or program area as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities. Understand, apply, and ensure compliance with administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances. Perform a range of technical, program support, administrative, and clerical duties involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative. Coordinate and conduct workshops, seminars, special events, class presentations, orientations, and tours. Provide specialized assistance, training, and information to students, faculty, administrators, staff, and the public concerning assigned program area, functions, and resources. Orient students, staff, and public to resources and services related to area of assignment. Research, compile, analyze, and interpret data. Independently compose and prepare routine correspondence and memoranda. Prepare a variety of clear and concise administrative and financial records. Implement and maintain filing systems. Compile information and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Respond to requests and inquiries from students, staff, or the public; effectively present technical information in person or on the telephone to students, staff, or the public. Screen, interview, and assess needs of students and clients. Use sound judgment in recognizing scope of authority. Exercise good judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving confidential, difficult, and sensitive situations. Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Train and provide work direction to others. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems. Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person. Work effectively with minimal supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment : Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical : Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Some positions may require occasional travel to other offices or locations to attend meetings or to pick up or deliver materials. Vision : See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing : Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Supplemental Information Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Our District prides itself on academic excellence, having been named an Aspen Prize for College Excellence eligible institution for 2019. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College's students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@sierracollege.edu . Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 8/16/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Jul 20, 2021
Full Time
Description Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff and students and values the rich diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator/EEO & Employee Relations Investigator must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. Under the general administrative direction of the Director of EEO, Diversity and Title IX, this position plans, manages, oversees, provides leadership for and facilitates the District's Title IX program, and is responsible for assisting the Title IX Coordinator by providing leadership and ensuring District compliance with all legal requirements under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972. This includes being responsible for conducting trauma-informed investigations, creating reports and responding to complaints; implementing supportive measures and providing resolution; implementing appropriate policies, procedures and outreach, training, and prevention programs; and providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of EEO, Diversity and Title IX related to Title IX compliance and best practices. This position also supports the Office for Equal Employment Opportunity and investigates cases (as outlined by Title 5) related to discrimination, harassment and (at times) employee disciplinary matters. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Examples Of Functions and Tasks 1. Assists with the development, recommends and implements District-wide policies regarding non-discrimination, sexual harassment prevention and Title IX compliance; works in collaboration with various District departments and divisions to implement recommendations. Responds to alleged discrimination and sexual harassment complaints by investigating, analyzing and resolving complaints filed under the District's unlawful discrimination and harassment complaint policies and procedures and in a trauma-informed manner; recommends appropriate corrective action to such complaints; prepares reports of findings, conclusions and recommendations for internal documentation or for outside federal and state agencies. 2. Objectively and effectively oversees and coordinates investigations of allegations and complaints of alleged unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment and other violations of rights relative to assigned program areas; prepares reports and makes findings and recommendations related to law and legal precedence; ensures investigations are timely, impartial and thorough and conducted in a trauma-informed manner. 3. Makes recommendations and coordinates appropriate interim and remedial measures. Develops resolution for complex harassment and discrimination cases. Provides advice to individuals, including the Reporting Party, Accused Party, or a third party, about reporting options, processes, rights and resources available at the District and in the community. 4. Develops, recommends and provides initial and on-going outreach and training to District staff at all District sites regarding harassment prevention; participates in staff and student orientation activities. 5. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field of EEO and Title IX compliance, policies and procedures; recommends and incorporates new developments as appropriate. 6. Assists with the coordination and implementation of the District's EEO and equity programs and activities for faculty and staff at all District sites to educate and support EEO, equity and inclusion initiatives; consults with administration, staff and collective bargaining organizations. 7. Prepares, responds to and represents the District in state and federal civil rights agencies' investigations involving alleged discrimination; consults and collaborates with legal counsel on legal matters and judicial processes and/or proceedings, supplying technical information to support the District's interest. 8. Manages the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives and priorities for the Title IX area; recommends and administers policies and procedures. 9. Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies. 10. Assists with overseeing and participates in the development and administration of the department budget; approves the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; approves expenditures and implements budgetary adjustments, as appropriate and necessary. 11. May participate and provide input in the collective bargaining process as it relates to the duties of EEO and Title IX compliance. 12. Collaborates with the Professional and Organizational Development Department to develop and implement staff training and development programs and employee orientation programs to meet the needs of personal, professional and organizational development related to EEO and Title IX compliance and best practices. 13. Provides staff assistance to the Director of EEO, Diversity and Title IX; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence. 14. Assists with managing oversight of the District's efforts to comply with legal and regulatory obligations in support of the District's mission, vision and policies as they relate to EEO and Title IX; develops, recommends and ensures EEO and Title IX compliance and training programs and strategies, which meet federal and State mandates. 15. Assists with the development of appropriate policies and procedures for compliance under Title IX, VAWA and the Clery Act. Effectively communicates with key stakeholders of the District, local resources and local law enforcement entities to ensure the support, needs and concerns of the District are addressed. 16. Maintains and oversees case management database to organize, manage and track incidents. Prepares statistical reports. Tracks cases, data and trends to identify patterns, and makes recommendations accordingly and addresses any patterns or systemic problems revealed by such reports and complaints. 17. Assists with leading and coordinating all Title IX training efforts, including reporting procedures, educational materials and training for administrators, students, employees and employment applicants. 18. Remains knowledgeable of current state and federal laws, regulations and trends in the field of higher education related to sexual harassment, sexual violence and other discriminatory practices, including but not limited to Title 5, Title IX, the Clery Act, the VAWA and general legal requirements. 19. Oversees the District's lactation spaces and ensures compliance with District policies, Assembly Bill 2785, and other applicable laws. 20. Performs related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience Guideline s - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, law, personnel administration, business administration or a related field. Experience: Three years of professional human resources, legal, investigatory or related management experience in the public or private sector related to the relevant duties of the position. Knowledge of: • Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive human resource administration program. • Methods to successfully support individuals with varying backgrounds, which includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. • Advanced principles and practices of program development and administration. • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and procedures, U.S. Code Title VII, IX and the California Title V requirements, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), California Code of Regulations Title 5, the Clery Act (and the Campus Save Act), the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requirements and other applicable state and federal laws and regulations. • Methods and techniques of facilitating small group processes for resolving problems and optimizing actions with diverse groups. • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. • Office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases. • Principles of business letter writing and complex report preparation. • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. • Trauma-informed practices and techniques. Ability to: • Manage a comprehensive Title IX administration program for a college or other related public service agency. • Conduct training and team building in Title 5, Title VII, Title IX and other applicable state and federal laws and regulations and harassment prevention matters. • Assist with developing and administering departmental goals, objectives and procedures. • Objectively and effectively investigate complaints of illegal discrimination, harassment and other violations of rights relative to assigned program areas in a trauma-informed manner. • Analyze and assess programs, policies and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments. • Identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns and needs. • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of staff. Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff. • Delegate authority and responsibility. • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. • Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques. • Represent the District and form partnerships with external agency/organization representatives, District constituents and the general public. • Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports. • Interpret and apply applicable federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations. • Apply an equity-minded framework and ensure programs, services and processes are designed and delivered to meet the varying needs of all constituents. • Interact and work effectively with a diverse population utilizing exceptional interpersonal and intercultural skills. • Exercise sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. • Develop and deliver trainings effectively in a manner that is culturally-responsive to the audience being reached. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach and twist; to lift, carry, push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Supplemental Information Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Our District prides itself on academic excellence, having been named an Aspen Prize for College Excellence eligible institution for 2019. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College's students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@sierracollege.edu . Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 8/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
SIERRA JOINT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Rocklin, California, United States
Jul 16, 2021
Full Time
Description Under direction of the Manager, Finance/Bursar processes District student accounts receivable transactions, performs work involved in receiving student payments, refunding students and accounting for sums of money; performs related work as required. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 or Email: support@governmnentjobs.com if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Examples Of Functions and Tasks REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES - The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. 1. Provides general cash control by preparing cash drawers; accepts cash, checks or bankcards for payments on student accounts; maintains sufficient change in cash drawers; counts money and gives changes. Generates daily cash receipts reports and reconciles to cash drawer; prepares daily bank deposits and balances cash receipts reports. 2. Serves as point of contact with students, prospective students, staff and the general public regarding departmental services. Communicates and works closely with Financial Aid, Admissions & Records, Veterans Office, International Office, Residence Hall, Health Center, Counseling, Athletics, Truckee campus, NCC campus, Foundation, ASSC, Police Services and Library. 3. Verifies all deposits are posted to holding bank account. 4. Reconciles bank deposits to Banner (ERP) transactions. Prepares and posts cash clearing journal entry. 5. Processes Financial Aid refunds and overpayments on student accounts using the campus ERP system, (currently Banner software) job process. Uploads payment file to the third party website and posts stale dated refund checks on the student account. 6. .Places authorized student accounts on third party payment agreements. Invoices, post payments and tracks receipt of payments from third party agency payers. Reconciles payments from agencies with the student contract and resolves discrepancies. Processes refunds directly to the agencies. 7. Posts payments received from students at customer service window onto their student account into Banner. Follows specific process used in receiving cash, check or credit card. 8. Coordinates cash usage, including time lines, ordering of cash from banks, and setting up multiple cash bags; reconciles and verifies cash bag accounting. 9. Places holds on student records for non-payment of fees as appropriate and in accordance with established District policies and procedures. 10. Processes returned checks from the bank and credit card chargebacks. Researches, contacts the student and posts charge to student account. 11. Initiates process to bill students with unpaid account balances throughout each term. 12. Uploads file of delinquent student accounts to independent collection agency and assists students in resolving past due balances. Reconciles monthly check from collection agency for posting to student account. Verifies student account information is correct on collection agency website. Maintains separate timeline for Return to Title IV student balances submission to independent collection agency as required by Department of Education. 13. Oversees the student payment plan program. Reconciles student account balances between third party payment plan provider's web-based reports and Banner. Researches and analyzes any discrepancies in payment plan student account balances. Adjusts student account balances on third party records as needed.. 14. Prepares Special Events cash bags used for making change at District events. Obtains proper signature and backup documentation and releases cash. Reviews Special Events log to ensure cash bag is returned to the Bursar office timely. 15. Prepares Athletic event game bags for distribution to game manager. Follows up to ensure game bag is returned timely. Reviews reconciliation of ticket sales to cash collected. 16. Processes requests for Athletic Travel Advances. Submits advance requests to Accounts Payable for check issuance, delivers checks to coaches. Reconciles receipts and/or number of athletes receiving cash. Follows up to ensure documentation is received timely after athletic event. 17. Reviews Student Fee Petitions, gathers information and makes recommendations to manager for approval or disapproval. 18. Posts incoming wire transfers from international students to their student accounts. 19. Posts Residence Hall deposits to student accounts and releases refunds to the students at the direction of the Residence Hall Office. Coordinates with Residence Hall staff to schedule refunding of room deposits by deadline required by California state law. 20. Reviews student accounts for bad debt write off. Identifies detail code to use for write off on the student account in Banner. Three terms per fiscal year are written off. 21. Prepares Sierra College Foundation bank deposits and posts to Banner. 22. Assists students with the 1098T form questions, provides re-prints as requested. 23. Participates in testing ERP System, (currently Banner ), a accounts receivable module, as needed for periodic upgrades and patches. 24. Operates office equipment including computer equipment, calculator, copier/scanner, facsimile machine, specialized coin counting equipment and credit card swipe machine. 25. Operates personal computer for word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and basic financial accounting; accesses District host computer, student and/or other databases to enter and extract information. 26. Participates in testing of upgrades to the Banner Student Accounts Receivable module. 27. Interacts with representatives of credit card authorization centers and banks, as appropriate. 28. Advises students, staff members, and the general public regarding District policies and procedures, as appropriate; answers questions and provides directions. 29. Maintains current knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to area of responsibility. 30. Routes information to various District organizational units; provides follow-up information as necessary. 31. May train and provide work direction to assigned student workers and temporary help as assigned. 32. Performs related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Examples of ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Experience: One year of retail or bank cash handling experience . QUALIFICATIONS - The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: Basic accounting theory, principles and practices including accounting controls, and audit trails. Basic accounts receivable procedures. Student registration and enrollment fee processes. Banking procedures. Mathematical principles. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Principles and practices of financial record keeping. Methods and techniques of public relations. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to: Receive monies and make change accurately. Perform a variety of routine clerical duties in support of assigned area. Meet the general public with courtesy and tact. Plan, organize and prioritize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines. Work cooperatively with other departments, divisions and outside agencies. Maintain confidentiality of information. Make arithmetic calculations and comparisons quickly and accurately. Operate a calculator and cash register with speed and accuracy. Type accurately at a rate sufficient to maintain office production. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Compose and prepare general correspondence and reports. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT - The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and to operate assigned equipment. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Supplemental Information Sierra College is a Community College located near Sacramento, California where a heavy emphasis is placed on academic excellence and student success. Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the evolving needs of the students and communities that it serves. The Sierra Community College District covers more than 3,200 square miles and serves the Northern California foothill counties of Placer and Nevada, as well as parts of El Dorado and Sacramento. We serve over 18,000 students throughout the region in both on-ground and online courses, including students at our main Rocklin Campus as well as at three centers located in Grass Valley, Tahoe/Truckee, and Roseville. Our District prides itself on academic excellence, having been named an Aspen Prize for College Excellence eligible institution for 2019. Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. A strong candidate for this position must demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all. As an institution, Sierra College is committed to eliminating the equity gap in all student populations with dynamic, learner-centered practices and policies that fully engage the college community. ?The ideal candidate will share the College's commitment to helping its racially and socioeconomically diverse students succeed in their degree and career objectives. Currently, Sierra College enrolls 18,300 students per term, where approximately: 21% of Sierra College's students are Latin(o)(a)(x)(e), 3% are African-American, 3% are Filipino, 6% are Asian-American, 1% are Native American, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7% are multiracial and 57% are White. The successful candidate will join a College dedicated to the use of culturally responsive strategies and methods that meet the varying needs of our students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. Sierra College demonstrates its commitment to equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty, and staff. These opportunities include trainings and workshops on equity and inclusion, SC4 (Sierra College Community, Creativity, Culture, and Collaboration Training), active Academic Senate standing committees concerned with student success and equity, a Presidential Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC), culturally responsive student engagement centers, support for our undocumented and AB540 students, campus-wide equity summits, a robust set of programs, events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students. Need Help With Your Online Account? Use the online Help Guide or contact the NEOGOV Applicants Support Line at 855-524-5627 if you need assistance with your online applicant account. Applicant Support is available between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. ? REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS: A Sierra College application, A resume, and A cover letter of no more than 4 pages that addresses: Please describe the transferable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you possess to serve in this role. What culturally-inclusive/equity-minded practices/strategies would you incorporate into this role? Please describe your evidence of the responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning), sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom and in the campus community. Given the current pandemic in our country, interviews will likely take place virtually via Zoom or a conference call. TRAVEL EXPENSES BORNE BY THE CANDIDATE (if in person interviews) Other terms and conditions of employment are specified in the applicable collective bargaining agreements on file in the District Human Resources Department. ?Position description of record on file in the Human Resources Department. *Sierra Community College District currently operates campuses in Rocklin, Roseville, Truckee and Grass Valley. In its management of a multi-campus environment, the District reserves right of assignment including the right to change assignment locations and shift assignments based on District need. Although this position may currently reside at the Rocklin campus, the assignment location may be subject to change as needed. Additionally, the district reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position as well as any and all positions at any time. EEO / TITLE IX EMPLOYER Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students. Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO & Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at the address below, at (916) 660-7006 or via email at EEOT9@sierracollege.edu . Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105. If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider. TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice English 1-800-735-2929 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO English 1-800-735-2922 Spanish 1-800-855-3000 From or to Speech-to- Speech English & Spanish 1-800-854-7784 Closing Date/Time: 8/4/2021 11:59 PM Pacific