Program Specialist 2 Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) Job
|Employer Name: Shoreline Community College
|Location: Shoreline, Washington
||Date Posted: 7/17/2018
|Wage: $36,528 - $47,532
||Category: Social Services
Program Specialist 2 Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET)
Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133
Salary: $36,528 - $47,532 annual salary commensurate with qualifications & experience
Date of first consideration: August 6th, 2018
TO APPLY: please visit www.shoreline.edu/hr for full job announcement and application steps.
The Workforce Education department supports low-income, unemployed and underemployed populations who need funding and support for education, assistance planning educational goals, and resources for finding employment. As part of Workforce Education, the Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) program provides assistance with education and training costs at Shoreline Community College to eligible individuals currently receiving DSHS Basic Food Assistance.
Under the direction of the Program Specialist 3, this position will manage the day to day Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) program operations and provide comprehensive support to students receiving DSHS Basic Food Assistance. This includes determining BFET eligibility, identifying challenges to employment and educational goals and providing support to achieve student success in Professional-Technical and Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs. This position implements state and federal program policies, and facilitates specialized program activities.
Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.
Essential Job Duties:
Assist students with college and career navigation in an effort to reach their employment goals
Respond to student inquiries and communicate BFET eligibility requirements and enrollment procedures
Conduct BFET intake sessions, including developing an Individual Employment Plan, determining BFET student eligibility and assessing barriers to education and employment
Provide on-going support to BFET students and connect students to on campus support services and community based organizations that address their individual needs
Process and track student applications; create and maintain detailed student information on database management system; authorize and coordinate student support awards by working closely with internal college stakeholders
Monitor student eligibility through DSHS EJAS system; track student credit amounts each month; check satisfactory academic progress quarterly and work with students to create an action plan that helps facilitate student success
Document student progress monthly in DSHS EJAS system for all program participants
Support a diverse student population who may be experiencing challenges including: homelessness, mental health, financial hardship and more
Other duties as assigned of a similar level/nature
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree OR equivalent education/experience
Two (2) years of experience of working in social service or related career field, especially in higher education
- Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook and electronic record management systems
- Challenges encountered by low-income populations
- Professional/Technical Programs and student support services
- BFET, Worker Retraining, Opportunity Grant, and WorkFirst program guidelines and requirements
- Community based supports and resources
Ability to work with a diverse group of students, staff, and the public in a friendly, courteous and helpful manner
Fostering a climate of equity and belonging through multicultural awareness and competence
Time management, organization, and ability to meet competing deadlines/priorities
Handling difficult and sensitive situations, using sound independent judgment within College/legal guidelines
Entering and/or retrieving data accurately in computerized record keeping systems
Writing/editing/proofreading clear and concise materials resulting in effective oral and written communication with individuals inside and/or outside of the College
Establishing/maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Working effectively both independently and as a member of the Workforce Education team
Finding resources to support students
Ability to effectively work with individuals in high-stress circumstances
TO APPLY: Please visit www.shoreline.edu/hr for full job announcement and application steps. Please apply directly to the HR website, as we are currently unable to accept resumes that are directly emailed or sent through 3rd party job application platforms.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Casual Dress, Day Care Services, Company Cafeteria
ABOUT SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Founded in 1964 with land acquired with help from the Boeing family, Shoreline Community College offers more than 100 excellent academic, professional/technical, and workforce training programs to meet the lifelong learning needs of its community. We serve the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities. We are recognized for inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student scess, and community engagement.
Web Site: http://www.shoreline.edu/hr
|Contact Name: Human Resources
||Company Type: Employer
|Company: Shoreline Community College
|Street: 16101 Greenwood Ave N
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