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Student Outreach Specialist

Student Outreach Specialist

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $60,168.00 - $82,944.00 Annually

Job Type: Classified

Job Number: 2019-01484

Location: Moorpark College (Moorpark CA), CA

Department: MC - Student Learning

Closing: 1/16/2020 11:59 PM Pacific

This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year. Currently, there is one 12-month 100% position located at Moorpark College, pending board approval.

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, the Student Outreach Specialist is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of an outreach/recruitment program to local schools, the community, visitors and special identified populations.
Representative Duties
Develop, plan, coordinate and carry-out a comprehensive student outreach/recruitment program including identification of "after-school" course offering needs, events and activities including, but not limited to, campus tours, open houses, high school senior days, and middle school outreach events. E

Serve as primary outreach contact person to local K-12 school districts, community groups and industry; provide a variety of information about the college to prospective students and staff at local schools, community organizations and industry. E

Represent the college at feeder middle and high schools, a variety of pre-enrollment meetings and workshops, and college and career fairs. E

Develop and update outreach brochures, pre-enrollment packets and flyers as needed; assure proper distribution of such to area schools and designated locations within the community. E

Respond to written, e-mail, voicemail and verbal requests for information about the college, its academic and student programs, policies and services. E

Collaborate with the college public relations, institutional advancement personnel and other staff in the creation of a recruitment plan for the outreach program and activities. E

Communicate with prospective students and facilitate their admission to the college; advise students of admission policies and procedures; assist with registration of students. E

Prepare the outreach/recruitment program budget. E

Prepare and submit annual outreach/recruitment program goals and objectives and a variety of program reports. E

Maintain inventory of office supplies. E

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential Duties
Minimum Qualifications
Any combination equivalent to a bachelor's degree in psychology, education, liberal arts or related field and three years experience organizing and implementing a student recruiting/outreach program or other related student services program or instructional experience in an educational institution.

Valid California driver's license

Supplemental Information

This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by January 16, 2020.

The examination process will consist of any of the following components:

A) Evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E) = Qualifying (pass/fail)
B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications stated by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the testing process. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their application materials reviewed during a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E). A T&E is an assessment of training and experience that has prepared the candidate for the position. The nine (9) candidates with the highest passing scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview. The examination process is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.

Date Range: Thursday, January 30, 2020 to Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Location: Ventura County Community College District
761 E. Daily Drive, Suite 200
Camarillo, CA 93010

The above date is subject to change. Candidates will be notified of any scheduling changes via email.


When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications nor for the purpose of determining salary placement if you are hired.

When completing the application and the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience (T&E) evaluation. Advancement to the next step of the examination process will be limited to the candidates with the highest T&E scores.

All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Human Resources Department staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.

Upon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview.

All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion, with certain exceptions, shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer. Classified management, police, and designated executive classifications shall be probationary for a period of one (1) year of paid service from initial appointment or promotion.

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. To search institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit or For a list of recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit

The Ventura County Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, 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.