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Student Activities Coordinator

Rancho Santiago Community College District

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Student Activities Coordinator

Rancho Santiago Community College District

Salary Range: Grade 13: $65,294.03 - $83,396.34/year

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: CL24-00882

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Division: SAC Student Services

Closing: 5/16/2024 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Description

Under general direction; plans and coordinates all social, cultural, educational and special student programs, events, and activities; serve as resource person and advisor for campus clubs, organizations, and government; assumes and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Supervise and coordinate the Student Activities Center; planning, advertising, promotion and production of activities; advise, counsel, direct and monitor all Associated Student Government meetings, activities and promote and facilitate student leadership experiences; coordinate Student Leadership Institute, obtain presenters, and work collaboratively with local universities to enhance partnerships; oversee the disbursement and expenditures of student fees; allocate and manage fiscal budgets for student clubs and student government; review and prepare contracts for performers and vendors; develop funding proposals for internal and external organizations to cultivate funding sources for additional programs; train and direct the work of student staff; responsible for assessment of student involvement and evaluation of programs; work and consult with administrators and collaborate with faculty and staff to enhance student life initiatives; perform related duties as assigned.
This position reports to the designated manager/administrator. It directs and supervises part-time help and student volunteers and officers.
Good Knowledge of: college policies and procedures regarding student activities and events; procedures, safeguards and legal implications of hiring entertainers and speakers; functions of various student offices, clubs, and activities; campus facilities. Knowledge of: procedures for preparing various printed materials (brochures, handbooks, newsletter); counseling, advisory and public speaking techniques. Ability to: communicate effectively orally and in writing; delegate responsibilities to student and community groups with effective monitoring; coordinate and prioritize activities of numerous groups; organize and project own workload so as to meet seasonal demands of school calendar.

Job Qualifications

Training and Experience
Any combination training and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in public administration, education, student personnel services, or related field and two years of increasingly responsible experience in the organization and coordination of student programs and activities.
Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is one of the most established districts in the state and has been in operation for nearly 50 years. Located in the heart of Orange County, it is one of the largest of California's 72 community college districts, based on the number of credit and non-credit students. RSCCD encompasses 25 percent of Orange County's total area and serves a population of more than 700,000 residents in the communities of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Santa Ana, Villa Park, and portions of Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Tustin, and Yorba Linda. The District includes Santiago Canyon College and Santa Ana College, as well as the Centennial and Orange Continuing Education Centers, the Digital Media Center, Joint Powers Fire Training Center, the Orange County Sheriff's Regional Training Academy, the College and Workforce Preparation Center, and the District Operations Center. RSCCD's three (3) auxiliary Foundations are actively involved in supporting both community and campus programs.
The Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is committed to the concept and principles of staff diversity and equal employment opportunity by prohibiting discrimination based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Applications from all persons interested in the position are encouraged. SELECTION CRITERIAApplication ScreeningIn addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
  • Education experience (breadth and depth)
  • Work experience (breadth and depth)
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Bilingual ability if applicable
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse socio-economic communities
  • Professional growth activities
  • Specialized skills training
  • Leadership skills
  • Written and/or oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem Solving Skills
Based on the information presented in the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and an oral interview. Meeting the position's minimum requirements does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements and are deemed the most competitive in the applicant pool. InterviewApplicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem-solving skills
A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure the correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants should contact Recruitment in the Human Resources Office for assistance. Application ProceduresTo ensure full consideration, all applicants must submit a complete Rancho Santiago Community College District online application that includes the items listed below by the position's closing date. Recruitment will review all applications for completeness, and only complete application packets will be forwarded to the screening committee for further review.
A Complete Application Packet Must Include the Following:
  • RSCCD Online Application
  • Resume - details all relevant education, training, and other work experience

Foreign Transcripts: Education completed outside of the United States must be equivalent to that gained in the conventional/accredited United States education programs to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES),a United States-based credentials evaluation service, must translate and evaluate Foreign transcripts. Conditions of EmploymentThe selected candidate is required to complete the following before employment as part of the onboarding process:
  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis Exam.
  • Fingerprints (by a Live Scan Agency at the candidate's expense, and clearance must be received before the first day of employment)

To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/rsccd/jobs/4482349/student-activities-coordinator


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