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CLASSIFIED TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY - Career Guidance Specialist

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8/28/2013
Nicole Scagni
nscagni@psusd.us
760-416-6096
1
8 hours per day, 10.25 Months
Full Time
9/5/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Range 21, TEAMS2
Date Posted:
8/28/2013
Application Deadline:
9/5/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
8 hours per day, 10.25 Months
Salary:
Range 21, TEAMS2
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact:
Name: Nicole Scagni Email: nscagni@psusd.us Phone: 760-416-6096
Palm Springs High School
2-187-001
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4232.316 CAREER GUIDANCE SPECIALIST PURPOSE STATEMENT The Career Guidance Specialist provides students with information on career and/or post high school educational opportunities; administers and interprets career assessment tools; plans on-site presentations by college and/or career representatives and manages ongoing department programs. FUNCTIONS • Assists students with information related to financial aid, college materials, applications, on line registration, scholarships, etc.. • Conducts classroom presentations, after school workshops and presentations. • Coordinates on-campus site visits by college and university recruiters, including “Career Day”. • Directs student workers and volunteers. • Maintains a wide variety of college and career-related materials (e.g. inventory of college catalogues, applications and web site locations, etc.). • Monitors student activities in the Career Center. • Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. university/college conferences, class visits, community service group meetings, etc.). • Performs a variety of clerical activities (e.g. copying, filing, collating, answering phones, etc.). • Prepares a variety of records and documents (e.g. individual awards, invitations, event programs, bulletins, reports, etc.). • Researches educational and/or career opportunities. • Solicits information and/or materials from colleges and other organizations (e.g. college, trade/technical schools, college videos, etc.). • Schedules career and/or vocational assessments of students' interests and abilities. • Performs related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is: Equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of experience working with students provide career, trade, or college guidance. SKILLS to provide assistance and information to students in a variety of academic and career related matters; develop and organize the student registration process; perform clerical duties related to assigned activities; prepare mathematical computations accurately; prepare and present information. KNOWLEDGE of methods, procedures and planning strategies pertaining to student careers and academics; academic subject matter, program options and schedules common to high school; college admissions processes, requirements and application procedures; college and university financial aid programs; district registration, scheduling, proficiency and graduation requirements; district curricular offerings; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; techniques used in dealing with people in a counseling relationship; applicable state and federal laws, district policies, procedures and other regulations governing student educational programs, student attendance, and confidential records. ABILITY to type 45 words per minute from clear copy; read, understand and use technical, procedural and instructional material; operate a computer and a variety of related software; adapt to changing work priorities (flexible schedule); communicate with diverse groups; establish and meet deadlines and schedules; set priorities; work as part of a team; work with constant and sustained interruptions; understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of vendors, district personnel and administrators; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 25% sitting, 15% walking, and 60% standing. The job is performed under some hazardous conditions. Education High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Certificates Job-Related Proficiency Examination Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability (desired) Typing certificate providing proof of ability to type 45 WPM Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between California Teamsters Public, Professional & Medical Employees Union, Local 911 General Employees Unit and Palm Springs Unified School District. FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date Non Exempt Teams 2 21 11/27/07

Requirements for Applying

**This position is open only to current District employees** An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they are currently probationary or regular. Qualified employees may request a transfer into this position by submitting a Transfer application to the Human Resources Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the deadline date indicated above. Transfer applications can be printed from our website, www.psusd.us, or obtained in the Human Resources Office.

      Requirements for Applying

      **This position is open only to current District employees** An employee may request a transfer to a position in which they are currently probationary or regular. Qualified employees may request a transfer into this position by submitting a Transfer application to the Human Resources Office no later than 3:30 p.m. on the deadline date indicated above. Transfer applications can be printed from our website, www.psusd.us, or obtained in the Human Resources Office.


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