Paramedic Health Program Coordinator – Lookout Local Santa Cruz

LOCATION: Aptos, California

DEPARTMENT: Allied Health

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 08/15/2022 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific

SALARY: $4,821 to $6,461 per month; plus 5% annual increments up to 7, the maximum initial placement of the pay step on the classified pay scale is step 4. Full-time assignment (40 hours per week), 11 months per year. Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with evenings and weekends as needed.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo’s commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Cabrillo College enrolls approximately 11,400 students per term, of which 44% are Latina/o/x, 5% multiethnic, 2.75% Asian, 1.25% African American, 1% Filipino, 0.25% Native American or Native American of Alaska and 0.18% Pacific Islander in the fall of 2019. In 2006, Cabrillo College was designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility the College has for the standard of education and well -economic being of the surrounding community.

As a classified staff member of Cabrillo College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals and educators working together to provide a positive educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives.

EXAMPLES OF FUNCTIONS: The tasks listed below are only intended to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific job statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to that class.

  • Plans, coordinates and implements the programs, services and activities necessary for a specific student population to succeed academically, professionally and personally; develops program plans; tracks and conducts studies and performs complex data analyzes to assess the effectiveness of current programs; writes a variety of reports and makes recommendations on program/service areas improvements; helps assess student achievement results.
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of the program budget; researches, identifies and assists in soliciting grants, donations and other sources of funding; maintains and purchases inventory and supplies, including office supplies, pantry items, and student emergency supplies.
  • Directly helps students overcome barriers to personal and academic success through access to academic and support services; advocates for student needs with other campus programs and departments and refers students to counselors and community resources.
  • Determines program eligibility for new and continuing students in accordance with district and program guidelines; monitors continuing students to ensure they meet program requirements and advises students on how to access resources needed to maintain eligibility; assists students with issues affecting program eligibility; maintains records/student records management system and reviews student records.
  • Organizes and implements outreach and enrollment programs, orientation activities, workshops, cultural experiences, and academic support/tutoring programs; may oversee a community center or space for program participants.
  • Represents the district and/or program on various internal and external committees; develops partnerships with community organizations, businesses/industry and local government; liaisons with local high schools, other colleges and educational institutions.
  • Assistance in the recruitment, hiring and training of student employees; assigns, plans, and monitors work for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with district, department, and law/regulation requirements and standards; reviews and processes payroll timesheets.


  • Participates in communications between departments to coordinate responses to students in crisis or requiring academic intervention.
  • Oversees the marketing of the program, including the preparation and production of promotional materials, invitations and publications; updates and maintains department or program website and social media accounts.
  • Coordinates major event logistics, including liaison work with other campus departments and facilities, event attendees, vendors, and sponsors.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of academic, socio-economic, cultural diversity, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
  • Performs assigned related duties.


Education and experience: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is eligible. A typical way to acquire the knowledge and skills would be:

  • Understanding and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disabilities and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff AND
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a bachelor’s degree and coursework applicable to the program AND AT LEAST THREE (3) years of progressively responsible experience in student support, social services, or social services OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The additional experience described above may be replaced by education on an annual basis, or additional training may be replaced by experience on an annual basis for up to two years.


Knowledge of:

  • Program goals, objectives, policies, procedures and practices applicable to the area of ​​assignment.
  • District and community resources, including government, community and social service organizations and their functions.
  • Common issues and challenges faced by a diverse population of community college students.
  • Student record keeping practices and procedures for processing and reporting student data.
  • Operations, practices and procedures of the district payroll and general accounting system.
  • District rules, policies, and procedures applicable to department and division operations.
  • Principles, methods and practices applicable to the design and implementation of public relations, awareness and marketing programs.
  • Research methods and analytical techniques.
  • Sound business communication practices and techniques; correct use of English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • District policies, procedures, and rules regarding budgeting, purchasing, and expense reporting.
  • Basic grant administration methods and practices.
  • Applicable Sections of the California Education Code, Title V and Other Applicable Laws.
  • The Educational Rights and Family Privacy Act and other district, state, and federal laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing student records.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Plan, coordinate and implement programs, services and activities to increase student engagement and academic success.
  • Understand requests for information or assistance, identify appropriate resources, and effectively advocate on behalf of students and program participants.
  • Demonstrate tact and diplomacy in handling sensitive, complex and confidential student issues and situations.
  • Accurately and efficiently assess student applications and records for eligibility for programs and services.
  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound and independent judgment in areas of responsibility.
  • Develop and implement appropriate program procedures and controls.
  • Write analyses, correspondence, reports, studies, agreements, presentations and other written documents that are clear, concise and complete.
  • Reconcile and report statistical information using complex spreadsheets and databases.
  • Make presentations and present proposals and recommendations in a clear, logical and compelling manner to various audiences.
  • Maintain confidentiality of district and student records and records.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Use a computer and use standard commercial software.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Uphold the district’s mission, values ​​and goals, including equity and guided pathways.
  • Support an inclusive work environment that promotes diversity, respect and engagement.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A valid California driver’s license or the ability to access and use alternate transportation.

HOW TO REGISTER: If you are interested, please submit an online application here.

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