Foster/Kinship Education and Resources Program Supervisor (December 2017)
December 19, 2017
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Supervises the administrative functions of the Foster/Kinship education and resource educational programs and services. - Plans, develops, and implements yearly programs that include budget, training, and performance monitoring. Plans and sequences training in special workshops, following up with mentoring and support that enhances client success. - Develops and interprets policies and procedures. - Supervises student participation in the Foster/Kinship educational programs and services. - Recommends and implements instructional support for students. - Provides direct communication concerning program activities to assigned personnel and students. - Administers the collective bargaining agreement between the District and classified staff. - Supervises and evaluates assigned personnel. - Supports the goals of participatory governance. - Resolves conflicts. - Recruits and contracts for trainers, therapists, social workers and others to deliver education to foster parents and kinship parents in a region that includes four community colleges. - Coordinates consultant and professional specialist visitations to parents for monitoring and reviewing performance, problem solving, and training. - Identifies referrals from research and contacts with other organizations and grant-funded programs. After initial contacts, advises a parent on services and procedures for working within the programs. - Prioritizes and assigns work to other staff associated with the programs. Coordinates activities with program managers, serving in an oversight capacity for compliance and meeting outcomes. - Oversees and schedules events, parent and student/child development activities, speakers, and other activities that impact college attendance. - Establishes and maintains active regional advisory boards used for guidance and outreach. Participates in audits of programs within the region. - Prepares grant-funding proposals. Develops and submits program and project budgets along with grant proposals. Carries out expenditure of project funds according to fiscal guidelines. - Oversees and maintains records of budgets and grant fund expenditures. Prepares periodic fiscal and statistical reports. Conducts evaluation of all program components and services. Prepares and submits project reports. - Researches and compiles demographic and statistical data related to program participants. Prepares grant proposals and monitors outcomes for grant awards. - Assures compliance with all applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Oversees the maintenance of all records including computer-aided databases. Ensures privacy of parent and student/child information. - Participates in a variety of campus/college, education, and grantee committees and functions that promote foster and kinship parent involvement. - Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Requires specialized knowledge of program goals and objectives, procedures and regulations. - Requires a well-developed knowledge of college administrative services, admission procedures, financial aid programs, and vocational and academic transfer education programs. - Requires specialized knowledge of the roll of cultural, social, and related activities in college life. - Requires in-depth knowledge of community demographics including socioeconomic factors, age-appropriate child development, and community resources. - Requires a working knowledge of training, mentoring, and performance management techniques as well as parenting skill development methods. - Requires sufficient human relations skill to make formal presentations, facilitate group processes, and review performance. - Requires professional-level writing skills to prepare grants and performance reports. - Requires math skills sufficient to read and analyze financial statements. - Requires the ability to carry out all aspects of the job. - Requires the ability to convert program goals into action plans. - Requires the ability to evaluate program outcomes. - Requires the ability to schedule, prioritize, assign, and review the work of staff and peers in other organizations in a manner conducive to successful accomplishment of program goals. - Requires the ability to plan, prioritize, and assign work in order to meet yearly schedules and timelines. - Requires the ability to facilitate meetings and processes involving diverse groups. - Requires the ability to secure funding, secure local interagency partnerships, and accomplish goals within financial limitations.
Preferred Qualifications: - Experience supervising a foster/kinship program at the college level (preferably a community college). - Experience managing a categorically funded program at the college level (preferably a community college). - Experience planning and developing curriculum for foster or kin parent training (preferably a community college). - Experience working with at-risk populations of college students (preferably a community college). - Experience teaching/presenting curriculum to foster or kin parents. - Experience with event planning. - Experience supervising a large/diverse staff.
Education and Experience: - Possession of a bachelor's degree, and two years of related experience.
Physical Abilities: - Requires ordinary ambulatory skills to travel to outside offices and locations. - Requires sufficient visual acuity to recognize words and numbers. - Requires sufficient auditory skills to carry on conversations in person and over the phone and project voice to a large audience. - Requires sufficient hand/arm/eye coordination to use a personal computer keyboard.
Licenses and Certificates: - Requires a valid driver's license.
'CITRUS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.' It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed or your application packet will be considered incomplete, and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use 'NA' (not applicable), do not use terms such as 'see resume' or 'see attached'. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents, and those additional documents you choose to include, are attached BEFORE clicking the 'Finished Attaching Documents' button and confirming. It is advisable to attach 'Optional' documents first, and then 'Required' documents once you are ready to click on the 'Finished Attaching Documents' button and confirming.
Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on 'Finished Attaching Documents' and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on 'Finish Attaching Documents Later'. Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected 'Finished Attaching Documents' and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.
Please note: should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
Starting salary for a new supervisor/confidential hire at Citrus College is fixed at Step 1.
About Transcripts: --Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position. --Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer. --Transcripts must be from the awarding institution, and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year. --Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position. --All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position. --Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
Selection Procedure: --A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position, and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview. --Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee's choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled. --Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview. --Travel costs must be borne by the applicant. --Final candidates for faculty, management, and supervisor/confidential positions may be interviewed by the Superintendent/President. --If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
Citrus College delivers high quality instruction that empowers students to compete globally and to contribute to the economic growth of today's society. We are dedicated to fostering a diverse educational community and cultural learning environment that supports student success in pursuit of academic excellence, economic opportunity, and personal achievement.
Back to top
Stay informed by signing up for updates and notifications.