Administrative & Support Staff Opportunities

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The Athletics Department at Whittier College is seeking an Assistant Athletic Trainer (11 months). 

The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting Whittier College’s overall sports medicine program; to include, injury prevention, evaluation, management and treatment of athletic injuries, short and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education, and counseling of student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Whittier College, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC), and NCAA.  Whittier is a member of the NCAA and a Division III program.

This position is considered a Campus Security Authority. 
This position is considered a mandated reporter.

Hours: varies
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time (11 months-off June each year)
Salary Range: $61,000 annually; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Athletics Department

Position Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Assist in the oversight of the day to day operations for the training room. 
  • Given individual Team oversight for Game Day prep, performance enhancement and administration.
  • Responsible for up to 6 Teams welfare and mental health procedures and protocol.
  • Will work closely with the College’s counselors and academic offices for student athlete success and wellness.
  • Will have to make independent judgements that will affect the Student Athlete ability to play.
  • Assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of student-athletes.
  • Coverage of all home events and training sessions with the potential of limited travel
  • Handling insurance claims. 
  • Working with the College’s Team Physician and sports medicine staff. 
  • Maintenance of complete and detailed medical records for all student-athletes and performing other duties as assigned. 
  • Providing counseling and education to student athlete on Health, safety, wellness, nutrition and mental strength.
  • Will oversee athletic training work study students scheduling and training.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Share in responsibility of athletic training room maintenance and upkeep.
  • Maintain department’s certification and license requirements of NATABOC and the State of California.

Non-essential Functions of the Job 

 None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

Knowledge and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree with successful passing of the Board of Certification Exam. 
  • Maintain good standing with BOC and NATA. Master’s Degree preferred. NATABOC, Professional CPR, AED and First Aid certification required.  

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices and Software

  • Personnel tracking software
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation modalities required
  • Knowledge and understanding of CATA Baseline Test unit.

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

The Enrollment Management Office at Whittier College is seeking an Associate/Assistant Director of Enrollment Operations.

The position will oversee and support the management of processes for the Offices of Admission and Financial Aid including application workflows, document processing (physical and electronic), data collection and transferring, CRM support, and maintenance for the division’s technological resources. The position will serve as a liaison to IT Services and collaborate with other offices on campus including the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, the Office of the Registrar, and the Business Office. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of admission, financial aid, and higher education policies, procedures, and standard practices. 

Hours: Monday – Friday 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full-Time/Part-Time status: Full-Time 
Salary Range: $31.97-$33.65 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of Enrollment Technology
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Enrollment Management

Position Duties & Responsibilities  

  • Manages all aspects of Technolutions Slate CRM system including documentation, data management, upgrades, testing, and troubleshooting. 
  • Implements new features, processes, etc. to improve internal productivity and the external user experience. 
  • Manages application workflow for undergraduate and graduate admissions. 
  • Processes and indexes electronic and physical documents pertaining to the application process; serves as document steward and archive manager. 
  • Assigns and manages processing tasks and projects to the Enrollment Operations Intern. 
  • Supports Technolutions Slate users outside of the Enrollment Management Division. 
  • Manages Technolutions Slate and Ellucian Banner data/information imports, exports, and transfers between internal offices on campus via Axiom and Evisions Argos, as well as outside vendors via FTP/SFTP. 
  • Supports Enrollment Division in creating queries, reports, and dashboards for data analysis. 
  • Serves as a contact for students and families experiencing technical issues with the application process (as needed). 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Non-essential Functions of the Job

  • None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Experience using Technolutions Slate required. 
  • Experience using Ellucian Banner desired. 
  • Experience with SQL is desired. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technology-related information in oral and written form to individuals with varying backgrounds. 
  • Demonstrated time-management skills and an ability to commit to and meet multiple concurrent deadlines. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technologies and systems. 
  • Ability to uphold the College’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse campus community. 
  • Experience working with and understanding CRM application configuration and administration. 
  • Knowledge of the higher education environment and business functions; work experience in an Admission and/or Financial Aid Office is strongly preferred. 

Confidentiality 

Must maintain strict confidentiality of student data and in the performance of duties under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu and kwoods@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

The Dean of Students Office at Whittier College is seeking an Associate Director, Housing & Residential Life/Student Success and Conduct. 

The Associate Director (AD) is a live-in, full-time (12-month) professional Student Life member reporting to the Director of Housing & Residence Life. The AD assists students in creating a respectful, safe, and comfortable living environment conducive to enhancing personal and academic growth. The position is responsible for Departmental operational aspects of the Whittier College Housing & Residential Life program. The AD will be an integral team member who is energetic, flexible, and appreciates the value of program assessment and evaluation. 

This position is considered a Campus Security Authority. 
This position is considered a mandated reporter.

Hours: Varies
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full-Time/Part-Time status: Full-Time
Salary Range: $66,560 annually; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of Housing and Residential Life
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Student Life

Position Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Function Supervision and Advising

  • Provide supervision of assigned Resident Advisors and paraprofessionals in living area(s) to be determined. 
  • Supervise and oversee the overall central office program. Directly supervise student workers to manage the central office space as needed.
  • Manage payroll for supervised students  
  • Conduct weekly RA/staff meetings. 
  • Meet with student staff individually to provide support and direction. 
  • Assist and occasionally take point when assigned with all department operations including but not limited to opening, closing, break housing, summer housing, admission events, and orientation events.
  • Assist and take point when assigned with the recruiting, selecting, and training student staff. 
  • Assist in the planning and implementing of in-service training and provide development activities to promote positive job performance within the student staff roles. 
  • Evaluate staff regularly and hold staff accountable to job expectations.

Essential Function Community and Programming Development

  • Collaborate with the Director of Housing & Residential Life in developing the programming model and process for Housing & Residential Life and Office of Student Engagement to follow during the academic year.
  • Collaborate with Housing & Residential Life and Office of Student Engagement professional staff in the planning and execution of campus wide/large scale programming
  • Assist with overseeing and supporting identity theme residential communities (first generation and gender inclusive housing).
  • Identify, coordinate, and implement retention and student success initiatives. 
  • Assist staff and students’ programming for floors, buildings and residence areas ensuring that programming reflects the Student Life Curriculum as well as inclusion and equity goals. 
  • Serve as a resource and referral for students’ academic, identity, social, and personal needs.
  • Annually assess program initiatives to measure student learning and satisfaction. 
  • Be sensitive and responsive to students’ emotional, personal, behavioral, and academic needs; advising and making appropriate referrals. 
  • Attend to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological, and other crises/emergencies. Being aware of and responding to the effects such crises have on the community. 
  • Be knowledgeable of the various campus resources: Health Center, Campus Safety, Student Counseling Center, Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD), Office of Student Engagement (OSE), Student Accessibility Services (SAS), and the Center for Advising and Academic Success. 
  • Be accessible and approachable to students. 

Essential Function Summer Conferencing

  • Assist with outlining/coordinating operational process of housing transitions with Housing Coordinator, Facilities, Housing & Residential Life staff, and Summer Conferencing Office (keys, repairs, facility transition, cleaning, student staff transition process, etc). 
  • Assist with summer RA selection and training. 
  • Collaborate with Housing & Residential Life staff and the business office with the administration of the Room Condition Inventory (RCI) Database and Billable Damages process.

Policy Enforcement/Crises Management

  • Responsible for responding to student conduct issues, crises, and critical incidents. Provide conduct responses to various violations of campus conduct policies, including but not limited to those incidents in residential areas as outlined by the Director of Housing & Residential Life and Dean of Students.
  • Develop and maintain emergency response protocol for Housing & Residential Life 
  • Participate in the on-call schedule with Housing & Residential Life

Essential Function Conduct, Policies and Procedures

  • Oversee all residential conduct matters including but not limited to, policy review, and adjudication of residential cases.
  • Act as the main liaison for all residential conduct matters.
  • Oversee the implementation and upkeep of existing residential policies and develop effective policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate residential learning community.
  • Assist the Director of Housing & Residential Life in the development and upkeep of Residential Life emergency protocols and policies
  • Coordinate Health & Safety process every semester with building Area Director/Assistant Director

Essential Function Assessment

  • Develop appropriate learning strategies and utilize effective means to assess learning and program effectiveness. 
  • Utilize outcome information to improve the delivery of services and improve the learning environment.
  • Administratively manage annual assessment survey (WESS/EBI), review/summarize findings, and provide results to the Director of Housing & Residential Life
  • Develop, manage, and implement assessment projects for the department 

Essential Function Administrative and Departmental Responsibilities

  • Serve as the Housing & Residential Life liaison member of the CARE Team
  • Oversee/Outline the operational processes related to inventory, damage, billing maintenance, keys, fire safety, and building security. 
  • Lead departmental functions, projects, or committees/workgroups as assigned, including but not limited to community development initiatives, and housing operations management.
  • Provide leadership and support with overseeing department email and voicemail account
  • Participate in, provide, and coordinate campus-wide on-duty coverage according to a rotating schedule, which includes weekends, and some holidays year-round.
     

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Non-essential Functions of the Job 

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

Previous Experience

Three to four years of professional experience in a residential life program or relevant experience and a commitment to the ideals of liberal arts education. Evidence of ability to inspire students to achieve much academically and as potential leaders. 

Knowledge and Education

Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field required. Demonstrate a deep understanding of diversity and social justice principles, a personal demeanor that inspires collaboration within the division of Student Affairs and throughout the campus and community, and a penchant for continuous learning and improvement. 

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law

The Broadoaks Children’s School of Whittier College seeks a Before & After School Instructor.

About Broadoaks

Now in its second century of service to the community, Broadoaks educates children from preschool through 8th grade. Located on the campus of Whittier College, a former Quaker-founded institution, Broadoaks Children’s School continues to honor its Quaker heritage through a commitment to community, diversity, equity, and integrity. Broadoaks prides itself on creating learners who are creative thinkers and compassionate community members. 

Position Summary

The instructor will be responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate, strength-based, active learning experiences for children enrolled in before & after school (AM & PM) program in addition to providing additional supports to full-time instructional staff where needed during the time that the AM & PM programs are not active.  This individual needs to be able to perform all typical tasks associated with teaching children. The individual should be familiar with relevant federal, state and municipal legislation and school policies.  The Am & Pm Instructor may be required to direct work study or college students, depending on their level of experience, who are present and engaged with children during their work period. This is an approximately 5-hour per day position, Monday-Friday that extends from August thru June.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 25 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part Time, Benefit Eligible
Salary Range: $19.00 – 23.00 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.


Reports to: Executive Director of Broadoaks School
Location/Department: Broadoaks School Campus at Whittier College (main campus)

Position Duties & Responsibilities

Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate program for children in the AM & PM program.   

Planning

  • Develop daily and weekly schedules of activities for the AM & PM program.
  • Support classroom teachers during parts of the day in which the AM & PM program is not active, as assigned.
  • Prepare daily materials and equipment for instruction and play. 
  • Review, revise, & refine activities based on engagement of children in activity and needs of group
  • Develop culturally appropriate programs and activities.

Interactions with Children & Colleagues

  • Interact with children respectfully and in ways that foster their development in all domains, including meeting children’s eye level to communicate with them effectively.
  • Participate actively in children’s games and activities, including Physical Education
  • Be sensitive towards the developmental needs of children with special needs and children who are emerging bilinguals and ensure that activities are inclusive and equitable for all children.
  • Work collaboratively with team members.

Compliance & Safety

  • Comply with federal, state and municipal legislation and policies always. 
  • Follow school policies and procedures, including acceptable disciplinary practices.
  • Use technology to complete teacher and AM & PM Instructor responsibilities.
  • Ensure equipment, classroom and outdoor areas are clean, well maintained and safe always and that children are supervised and have a sense of safety in their surroundings. 

Communication & Engagement with School Community

  • Communicate effectively with parents and members of the community about the AM & PM program and children’s experiences in it. 
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with administrators as appropriate
  • Participate in school events as required 
  • Communicate openly with directors about your program and any child issue/concerns
  • Complete forms (attendance sheets, early/late pick-up, injury reports) as required
  • Remain on campus as first responders during school emergencies (lockdown, earthquake, fire, other natural disasters, etc.)

Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

Education, Experience & Certifications

  • A high school diploma
  • At least six postsecondary semester or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development, or equivalent. 
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with elementary and/or middle school aged children 
  • Possess current adult and pediatric CPR/First Aid Certifications
  • Must pass fingerprint clearances and criminal background check for teaching in the State of California. 

Knowledge

  • child development and early education practices
  • safe and appropriate activities for children
  • relevant legislation, policies and procedures to ensure that children are always supervised and safe
  • constructivist approaches to education (preferred)

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, college students and colleagues.
  • Effective communications skills (written, verbal and listening)
  • Can improvise, adapt, and take initiative when needed by paying close attention to student needs.
  • Are approachable, empathetic, patient, and able to build trust with kids.
  • Present yourself as a confident leader and a positive role model.
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

Working Conditions

Caring for children can be physically demanding.  The Instructor may be called upon to lift and carry equipment, and may spend time sitting, squatting, kneeling on the floor or sitting on child-sized furniture, bending at the waist (depending on the grade level), and/or lifting up to 50 lbs (for instance, when a child is injured or ill).  The Instructor will be expected to clean and maintain equipment and furnishings, and may move to various areas of the college campus with children, which requires walking.  The staff member may come in contact with children who are ill and/or contagious, and must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents, staff and themselves. 

The Instructor must be able to perform tasks both inside and outside with environmental conditions such as, but not limited to:

  • Shoveling and raking sand, mud, and/or woodchips
  • Sweeping various yard areas (driveways, walkways, etc.)
  • Lifting and cleaning various items (tables, chairs, manipulatives, supplies)
  • Reaching up to get items off shelves and put items back on shelves

To Apply

For full considers please submit the following on Interfolio.  

  • A cover letter
  • Resume
  • Proof of education
  • CPR certification
  • 1 reference

Whittier College is seeking a qualified Campus Safety Dispatcher

The position of Dispatcher is responsible for answering incoming calls to the College Campus as well as the Department of Campus Safety. Dispatchers provide information to the College Community, including faculty, staff, and students, on the telephone or when visiting the Department of Campus Safety. Dispatchers also monitor and dispatch radio traffic to officers, student officers, facilities, and other departments on the College campus. 

Dispatchers enter data into the department’s CAD system for both radio traffic and incident management; additionally, dispatchers coordinate with outside agencies utilizing both radio and phone.

Because the Department of Campus Safety operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Dispatchers may be required to work nights, holidays, and/or weekends. Shifts are changed on a quarterly schedule or depending on departmental needs. 

Hours: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time
Salary Range: $20 - $22; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.

Reports to: Shift Supervisor
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Campus Safety

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interact and collaborate with students, faculty, staff, and local community to provide safety services.
  • Act as main campus operator for Whittier College, transferring calls and providing information as requested.
  • Answer emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance and determines appropriate response in accordance with established procedures and assessment of the situation. May contact backup or follow-up services for assistance such as Whittier Police Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, and/or other agencies.
  • Monitor radio communication between Whittier College officers, as well as other administrative offices such as Facilities and Residential Life.
  • Assist with emergency planning and procedures. 
  • Maintain departmental software utilizing CAD system for report management, develop department logs using a dispatch module, and manage a private E-911 cisco system.  Logs must be accurate and maintained on a timely basis.
  • Develop and maintain information databases for confidential student information using Microsoft Access and other database software.
  • Monitor and dispatch officers to Emergency Blue Light System (EBLS) and campus-wide alarm system.
  • Input and manage parking citation history, as well as vehicle/bicycle registration using CAD system and database. 
  • Assist with enforcing institutional, departmental, and local law enforcement policies and procedures.
  • Develop reports for a variety of incident responses, including medical and disciplinary calls.
  • Perform clerical functions such as filing paperwork, light typing, and data entry.     
  • Train and supervise student employees to serve as student dispatchers.  
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions of the Job

  • Assist officers during emergency situations and special events (e.g. commencement.)
  • ID Card Access Issuance (CAI)
  • Completes monthly duties and audit reports as directed by Command Staff
  • Provide campus information, such as directions and permits/passes, to visitors, parents, and guests.

Position Specifications & Requirements

Previous Experience

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in a busy office with multiple/concurrent duties; dispatching and/or prior security experience preferred. Dispatcher training will be provided during the first year of employment.
  • Good typing skills, general computer knowledge, and experience with database programs.

Knowledge and Education

  • High school graduate or equivalent required, some college preferred. 

Application Deadline

Until the positions is filled

The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/AOE.

Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law.

Whittier College is seeking a qualified Campus Safety Officer.

The successful candidate must be able to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff. Under the general guidance of the Director of Campus Safety, the candidate will perform a variety of duties to ensure the safety of the College Community and campus facilities.

Hours: 40 hours per week, schedule varies
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Status: Full Time
Salary Range: $23 - $25 per hour
 

Reports To: Campus Safety Captain
Location/Department: Whittier College (main campus- Whittier, CA)/Campus Safety Department

This position is considered a Campus Security Authority.

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Patrols campus property, in a vehicle or on foot, to provide security and traffic control
  • Performs physical security checks of campus facilities, ensuring facilities are in use by appropriate personnel
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency radio calls
  • Must be available and ready at any point during shift to respond to community needs
  • Observes, reports, and identifies persons involved in suspicious activities or manner and ensures that unauthorized persons leave the campus and community
  • Enforces campus policies, regulations, and municipal, state and federal laws.
  • Assist local law enforcement as necessary
  • Conducts thorough investigations as assigned and completes detailed reports as to those investigations
  • Participates in crime prevention programs
  • Assist Student Life and Residential Life personnel as required
  • Provides on-campus escorts to College students and personnel as requested
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary under the guidance of the Director, via chain of command

Position Specifications & Requirements

Education, Certifications and/or Licenses

  • High School diploma. Required certification; PC 832, Guard card, CPR, First Aid, and AED must be in possession at time of hire. Tear gas and collapsible baton certification required within first month of employment.
  • Must have no criminal record.
  • Must possess a current CA driver license.
  • Experience working campus safety/security/law enforcement in a College or University environment.

Application Deadline

Until filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Associate Director of Human Resources, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.

Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law.

The Department of Education & Child Development seeks a College Supervisor.

The College Supervisor will be part of the Education & Child Development at Whittier College.

The position is based in Whittier, CA. 

Positions Duties & Responsibilities

A College Supervisor ensures, through observations and follow-up conferencing, that our teacher candidates:

  • Progresses through sixteen-week student teaching assignment; during which time the candidate takes on more teaching responsibility.  
  • Writes appropriate lesson plans using the department template. Incorporated into each lesson plan template includes, but is not limited to: attending to (1) students’ prior academic knowledge, prior experiences, as well as assets and needs; (2) learning activities, student grouping, and instructional strategies that facilitate learning, academic language development; (3) diagnostic, formative and summative assessments; and (4) developmental considerations and accommodations for EL, SN and students with academic/emotional support needs. Lesson plans must also (6) explicitly reference all Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs) as appropriate.
  • Understands the Teaching Performance Assessments, Instructional Cycles 1 and 2, and are supported during as they complete these cycles during student teaching. 
  • Applies techniques of classroom management to ensure best possible learning environment for students.

College Supervisors need to fulfill the following for each teacher candidate:

  • Observe lessons and use observations to complete all required evaluation forms.
  • Conference with the candidate after each observation.
  • Confer with Master Teacher at each observation about the candidates’ progress, strengths and areas of concern.
  • Communicate with Master Teacher and school principal about responsibilities of a Master Teacher and paperwork due throughout student teaching assignment.
  • Communicate any concerns about the candidates’ progress during a student teaching placement with the Director of Clinical Practice.
  • Ensure that each Master teacher completes all necessary paperwork as it pertains to their role during the candidates’ assignment. 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Attend all College Supervisors’ Meetings, so as to stay apprised of all changes to the college’s student teaching program, CTC requirements, and develop professionally as an educator.
  • Attend one adjunct-faculty meeting per semester to continue professional development and stay apprised of all college and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) requirements.

Qualifications

  • Five years of successful teaching experience in a public school.
  • A teaching credential in subject area(s) related to credential programs offered at Whittier College. 
  • Excellent organization and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to work professionally with the public, as well as college and district students, faculty, administrators.

The Department of Education and Child Development has a tradition of preparing highly qualified elementary, secondary, and special education teachers. Offerings include undergraduate studies in child development, and graduate studies in elementary, secondary, and special education, including several credential programs and Master of Arts degree program. 

To Apply

Applications should include copy of teaching credential, resume, and statement of interest.  

Applicants must submit materials electronically (PDFs preferred) to Dr. Christine Ybarra, Director of Clinical Practice of the Department of Education & Child Development, Whittier College, at cybarra@whittier.edu. Review of completed applications is ongoing. AA/EO Employer. 

Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness at Whittier College seeks a Director. 

The Director of Institutional Effectiveness will lead and coordinate a comprehensive program of external reporting, internal reporting and analysis, survey administration, and project management in support of institutional assessment, planning, and decision-making.  The Director of Institutional Effectiveness will support the strategic imperative of the College to focus on equity and inclusion to improve student outcomes. Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, the Director collaborates with offices across campus to spearhead data collection and analysis to address institutional priorities, inform curricular and program development, assess institutional performance, and improve institutional outcomes.

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness presents data analysis through various means—including visualization—to the college community to support data-driven decision-making and institutional planning.  

  • The office is responsible for leading institutional effectiveness efforts, including leadership of the program review process for academic and non-academic programs and offices, WASC accreditation support, and other evaluations of effectiveness as needed.
  • The office will work with Associate Dean DEI and other campus constituencies to generate and analyze high quality data to evaluate equity/inclusion in all areas of the institution.
  • The office is responsible for the Factbook/Dashboard, working with Academic Affairs on data collection and the President’s office on presentation.
  • The office will establish an IR data bank, coordinating this important task with the Associate Dean of the Faculty and other academic deans.
  • The office provides support to Finance and Academic Affairs in the development of accurate and comprehensive enrollment and retention models for institutional decision-making that includes residential occupancy, study away and other important components.  
  • The office collaborates with the VPAA and Associate Deans by generating and analyzing data and building models to support academic planning.
  • The office is responsible for coordinating IPEDS reporting, National Surveys (HEDS, NSSE, NACCC, etc.) which is primarily the responsibility of the Associate Director.
  • The office generates in-house surveys and data analysis.  

 

Hours: Monday – Friday
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time 
Salary Range: $97,000-$107,000 annually; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Academic Affairs 

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, vision and project management for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.  
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating ongoing institutional assessment of academic and non-academic programs in accordance with WASC standards. 
  • Stay current regarding best practices in assessment, WASC standards and DEI.
  • Work with the Associate Dean, DEI and other campus constituencies to embed equity and inclusion outcomes in all assessment processes.
  • Engage in ongoing data collection and analysis of key institutional processes.
  • In coordination with the Associate Dean of Faculty, the Associate Dean will provide data to the President and Senior Staff on academic facilities and curricular issues.
  • Present data through various means to the Whittier College Community in clear language without jargon.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Non-essential Functions of the Job 

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in education, research and evaluation, data analytics, social sciences or other related field appropriate to the position.
  • Demonstrated vision and collaborative leadership in using data analytics to support institutional effectiveness.
  • Minimum five years related experience in institutional effectiveness, assessment, and accreditation within higher education.
  • Experience with the accreditation self-study process and WASC accreditation.
  • Experience analyzing and evaluating educational data using an equity and inclusion lens.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with integrity and discretion.
  • Experience with data analysis software, data visualization software and proficiency with Excel and Access or Argos. 
  • Our enterprise management system is Ellucian/Banner and the Director will need to pull data from Banner.
  • Willingness and enthusiasm for working in a collaborative environment, engaging students, faculty, and staff in the implementation of effective and comprehensive assessment activities. 
  • Experience managing budgets. 

Application Deadline  

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

 

The Broadoaks Children’s School of Whittier College seeks an Executive Director. 

About Broadoaks

Now in its second century of service to the community, Broadoaks educates children from preschool through 8th grade. Located on the campus of Whittier College, a former Quaker-founded institution, Broadoaks Children’s School continues to honor its Quaker heritage through a commitment to community, diversity, equity, and integrity. Broadoaks prides itself on creating learners who are creative thinkers and compassionate community members. 

Position Summary

Broadoaks Children’s School is seeking an experienced and creative leader to redesign the school to fit the needs of the 21st century and beyond by creating an inclusive and exciting vision that capitalizes on the school’s connection to Whittier College and its unique history. The Executive Director will be able to build upon the rich legacy of the Broadoaks Children’s School by enacting dynamic and innovative ideas that propel the school to be a leading institution within California and the nation.  

The Executive Director is the ultimate person responsible for all operations associated with the school. This responsibility includes strategic planning, curriculum oversight and development, professional development of teaching and school office personnel, budgeting and financial statements, supervision of teaching and office personnel.  In addition to overseeing all school operations, the Executive Director is the academic leader and holds primary responsibility for ensuring the social, academic, and emotional well-being of all students. The Executive Director will have ultimate authority over the instructional direction of the school’s academic program. The successful candidate will generate novel and imaginative methods to support a diverse, equitable, and inclusive educational environment in which students, staff, and parents have a strong sense of belonging. The Executive Director will garner funding to support the school’s vision and ensure ongoing success. With guidance and support from the VPAA, and VP of Finance, the Executive Director will develop and adhere to a yearly budget and oversee all income and expenses generated by the school. The Executive Director reports directly to the Vice-President of Academic Affairs of Whittier College and/or this individual’s appointee. 

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full time
Salary Range: $120,000 - $140,000 Annually; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Vice President of Academic Affairs of Whittier College and/or this individual’s appointee.
Location/Department: Broadoaks School Campus at Whittier College (main campus)

Key Qualities   

Characteristics of the Successful Candidate

  • Makes decisions based on data and research-based evidence
  • Visionary thinker and planner
  • Creative & innovative problem solver
  • Expert in educational and developmental theories and putting those theories into educational practice
  • Knowledge of state, national, and professional best practices for preschool through early elementary programs
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent organization, inter-personal, and communication skills
  • Able to build and support a culture of trust and collaboration among the Broadoaks’ community
  • Willingness to plan and work collaboratively with a team
  • Growth mindset
  • Willing to take risks

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of Master of Arts in Education, Child Development or a closely related field.   
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in school administration required, including instructional program oversight, budget management, supervision and evaluation of instructional and non-instructional personnel, compliance with California preschool licensing and other private school regulations, marketing, enrollment management, building positive home-school relationships and working with parent organizations.
  • Ability to understand and manage the alignment of a demonstration preschool & elementary program within the mission of liberal arts college.
  • Meet California State licensing requirements for preschool director.
  • Strong financial skills in accounting, budget management and revenue generation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, college administration and faculty, college students, preschool & elementary school faculty, and staff.

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as school leader by providing a strong academic vision and mission for Broadoaks faculty and families.
  • Engages in inclusive strategic planning that is sensitive to the needs and demographics of the community and is responsive to changing dynamics in pre-k through 8 education.  
  • Leads regular and strategic evaluation of operational efficiency and effectiveness and develop clear action plans to address deficiencies and advocate for implementation.  
  • Aligns the mission and activities of Broadoaks, a demonstration preschool & elementary program, with Whittier College’s liberal arts mission.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, county education laws to adhere to all mandates.
  • Establishes and manages an advisory board for Broadoaks School, comprised of educators, parents, and college representatives, whose highest priority is the school's institutional health and long-term survival. 
  • Maintains a collaborative relationship with Whittier College constituents (College leadership, academic departments, such as the Education & Child Development Department, etc.) to provide a close connection between the College and Broadoaks Children’s School. 
  • Oversees and leads the planning of a high-quality curriculum design and delivery to meet state standards, program goals and students’ needs. 
  • Oversees the supervision and evaluation of staff to improve instructional services and administrative support.
  • Oversees and approves the conceptualization of staff development opportunities for professional growth in literacy, math, other content, innovative instructional practices, and culturally responsive teaching. 
  • Remains current on issues and trends in early childhood, elementary and middle school education. 
  • Leads the preparation/presentation of data for the purpose of keeping a variety of reports, records, and statistical data regarding assessments, attendance, etc. up-to-date and in accordance with any local and state standards. 
  • Incorporates equity, inclusion, and diversity into all levels of the Broadoaks culture and operations to create a strong sense of belonging for all members of the Broadoaks community and to ensure a diverse workforce and student population. 
  • Implements strategies to recruit and maintain enrollment and revenue 
  • Collaborates on a regular basis with the Communications Office to support marketing Broadoaks and maintaining an updated website.
  • Establishes community and educational organization connections, such as SCAEYC, NAEYC, CAIS/NAIS that enhance Broadoaks’ reputation and standing in these communities. 
  • Actively fundraises through initiatives, grant writing, and partnerships that fit with the vision and mission of the school. 
  • Oversees the development of the Master Schedule to have a well-planned class schedule. 
  • Oversees registration and enrollment process for all grade levels and programs.
  • Leads the supervision of student movement, student discipline, and student counseling regarding school behavioral issues, and communication with parents.
  • Is willing to go beyond a narrow interpretation of job description to ensure school success, including work on the weekends and after normal operating hours if needed.
  • Maintains a visible presence to staff, students and families.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Key Fiscal Responsibilities

Develops/seeks approval from Whittier College on the school budget and oversees it to provide a sound and coherent educational program. Budget responsibilities, at a minimum, include:

  • Develop and grow new revenue generating programs.
  • Expend College resources thoughtfully.
  • Watch for opportunities to increase productivity.
  • Develop & oversee department budget and report to college as required.
  • Report and meet with college controller as required.
  • Provide financial analysis to ensure program viability. 
  • In addition to non-supervisory resources and financial management requirements specified above, actively participate in budget planning (either departmental or programmatic) process.  Responsible for carefully developing and managing departmental budget including:
  • Asking only for those resources needed to accomplish the mission.
  • Monitoring the budget to stay within the limitation and reporting to appropriate college administration as soon as possible if limitation cannot be met.
  • Use budget and related goals to guide actions and decisions.
  • Being accountable for balancing both resource spending in line with the school’s mission.

To Apply

For full consideration please submit the following on Interfolio

  • Cover letter
  • CV or resume
  • Proof of education
  • List of three references with contact information 

The Broadoaks School of Whittier College seeks a K-8 Credentialed Teacher.

This is full-time teaching position in the K-8 Program. The teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate elementary/middle school experience, at their assigned grade level, in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures. The K-8 teacher will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate, strength-based, active learning experiences that meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of the children in the program. The K-8 teacher must be able to develop instructional materials and implement comprehensive assessment and reporting programs. The K-8 teacher must ensure the development and safety of the children in accordance with relevant federal, state and municipal legislation and policies. The K-8 teacher will be respectful of children, parents, and colleagues and ensure that equipment and facilities are clean, safe and well maintained. The K-8 teacher will also supervise college practicum and work-study students, classroom volunteers, etc., as assigned, and work collaboratively with members of the college faculty.  

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time
Salary Range: $43,000 - $50,000 annual; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 
 

Reports to: Broadoaks School Directors
Location/Department: The Broadoaks School, Whittier College

Position Duties & Responsibilities

Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate program for K-8 children  

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate daily developmentally appropriate, strength-based, active learning experiences—consistent with State Curriculum Standards and the High/Scope Educational Approach—for individual children, small groups of children, and large groups of children
  • Meet at children’s eye level to communicate with them effectively
  • Prepare materials and equipment for instruction and play
  • Develop daily, weekly and monthly schedules of activities
  • Use a variety of tools and strategies to assess children’s learning (anecdotal notes, portfolios, projects, standardized
  • Use assessment data as a basis for future instructional planning
  • Refine learning activities based on analysis of child participation, performance, and outcomes
  • Use technology for instruction and to complete teacher responsibilities (classroom newsletters, record keeping, etc.)
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate work with students who have special needs (if applicable)
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate work with English learners (if applicable)
  • Ensure equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained and safe at all times 
  • Develop culturally appropriate programs and activities
  • Comply with federal, state and municipal legislation and policies 
  • Follow school policies and procedures, including acceptable disciplinary practices
  • Work collaboratively on the instructional team and participate in staff development programs
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures

Supervise K-8 children  

  • Ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Interact with children respectfully and in ways that foster their development in all domains
  • Establish routines and provide positive guidance
  • Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable
  • Implement positive discipline when required
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
  • Observe children and make note of progress and/or concerns
  • Integrate special needs children in a positive and respectful manner
  • Participate actively in children’s games and activities, including Physical Education

Communicate effectively with parents and members of the community 

  • Build positive and productive relationships between home and school
  • Communicate with parents about the child’s school experience, contributions to the classroom community, and next steps in learning and development
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with professionals as appropriate
  • Participate in community activities
  • Participate in community and professional organizations

Communicate about and follow school policies and procedures

  • Keep parents informed of program expectations, program activities and their child’s progress
  • Communicate openly with directors about your classroom program and any child issue/concerns
  • Develop and maintain current, accurate and confidential student files
  • Remain on campus as first responders during school emergencies (lockdown, earthquake, fire, other natural disasters, etc.)
  • Perform other related duties as required 

Position Specifications & Requirements

License(s) and Certificate(s)

  • California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential required. B.A. in Child Development or a closely related field; M.A. in a related area preferred.
  • Must maintain current adult and pediatric CPR/First Aid Certifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with High/Scope Educational Approach, Common Core, NGSS, and special needs population is highly desirable.
  • Ability to understand and manage the complexities of a demonstration program.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, college students and staff.

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/EOE.

The Wardman Library at Whittier College is seeking an Administrative Office Assistant. 

Reporting to the Director of Wardman Library, the Administrative Office Assistant provides support in the library’s daily and strategic operations. This includes communication and coordination with campus partners as well as external vendors.  The Administrative Office Assistant is responsible for tracking the library operations budget and future expenditures.  The position provides support for public programs or exhibits hosted by the library, including coordination and communication with relevant parties.  The Administrative Office Assistant is also responsible for overseeing the library student staffing.  This includes the coordination of hiring, training, scheduling, budgeting, and payroll processing of the library student staff.  The assistant serves as the supervision point of contact for the library staff.  

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full-Time/Part-Time status: Full-Time
Salary Range: $20.67 – 21.63 per hour; Salary will be commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of Wardman Library 
Supervision is given to: Student Workers

Location/Department: Whittier College (main campus)/ Wardman Library

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the hiring, training, and supervision of library student workers.
  • Manages the scheduling, budgeting, and payroll of library student workers and leads the supervision.
  • Develops the student staff policies, reporting procedures, and implements improvements based on staff feedback.
  • Provides administrative support to the Library Director and Associate Director, including scheduling and vendor relations.
  • Tracks expenditures related to the library’s operational budget.
  • Provides backup support to interlibrary loan and Link+ requests when needed.
  • Serves as the communication liaison for matters pertaining to facilities and Campus Safety.
  • Communicates with servicing agents for library equipment and systems.
  • May act as a liaison for campus groups and departments.
  • Assists in the coordination of library related programs.
  • Maintains library signage.
  • Coordinates in the management of displays in the library foyer exhibit cases.
  • Orders and maintains office supplies.
  • Maintains master calendar for library spaces, including Nixon Room, Poet’s Corner, and Collaboratory.

Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Utilizes time and resources to produce an acceptable amount of work during normal work hours and commensurate with job expectations. Plans and prioritizes work effectively and in an organized manner. 
  • Employee is punctual, dependable, demonstrates creativity, takes initiative and works within established time frames. Strong attention to detail. 
  • Works well with other employees and College service providers in a positive and cooperative team spirit to achieve common objectives. Remains responsive, flexible and open minded at all times when working with others. Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Non-essential Functions of the Job 

 

  • None identified at this time.

 

Position Specifications & Requirements

Previous Experience

  • One or more years of experience in library or office assistant supporting librarians or professional staff
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency

 

Application Deadline                  

Until the position is filled

 

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/AOE. 

The Wardman Library at Whittier College is seeking a Library Director.

The Director of the Wardman Library will be a visionary and entrepreneurial leader with a record of working within a team setting, motivating their staff, and developing a strategic plan for the library that inventory its assets, strengths, and benefits to the Whittier College community. 

The Director will have experience with new and emerging technologies and implementing information literacy initiatives. The Director will demonstrate strong managerial, organizational, and planning skills with the ability to lead and manage a team of librarians and as well as full-time staff members. The Director will lead the library in collaborating with faculty, staff, and administration campus-wide. The Director will have experience developing budgetary practices that are inclusive and support excellence in delivering Wardman Library services.

Hours: Monday – Friday
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time (40 hours)
Salary Range: $106,000-$115,260; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Vice President of Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Academic Affairs

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates strategic planning efforts
  • Manages the library budget
  • Develops and implements library policies
  • Collaborates with librarians, IT, administration, and faculty to determine the future of the library while invigorating our space and services.
  • Oversees staff assignments, promotion applications, leaves of absence and other library personnel issues
  • Encourages the professional growth of library staff members through participation in local or national professional organizations; manages funds for staff members to travel to conferences
  • Maintains a current knowledge of the literature, information technology, and overall technology trends in academic libraries and higher education via professional literature, continuing education, professional development, and communication with other libraries
  • Participates with SCELC (Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium), the Oberlin Group of Libraries, and other consortia institutions
  • Coordinates an assessment of library services, spaces, and practices
  • Develops and facilitates special programming in the library (i.e., author appearances) or coordinating other special events in cooperation with academic departments to foster a student-centered environment
  • Promotes information literacy through reference and instructional services, as needed
  • Oversees the management and development of the regular library collections as well as the Special Collections and College Archives
  • Serves on faculty committee assignments, including an ex officio role on the Educational Resources Committee
  • Prepares statistical reports as requested by the College, library organizations, or other educational agencies
  • Performs additional duties as requested or authorized by the College administration
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Non-essential Functions of the Job 

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

Knowledge, Education and Previous Experience

  • Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in an academic library with at least two years being in a supervisory role (e.g. an Associate Director with 2-3 years of experience, or a combination of experiences as an Associate and Assistant level would meet the qualifications).

Desirable

  • An additional advanced degree from an accredited institution. 

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

The Athletics Department at Whittier College is seeking a Men’s Lacrosse Club Head Coach.

The Head Coach will be responsible to organize and direct all aspects of the Club Lacrosse program in relation to all institutional, conference, leagues and associations, it is a part of.  The Head Club Lacrosse Coach will report to the Executive Director of Athletics for all matters related to the program and will work closely with Admissions, faculty, administration, and staff to help advance Whittier College Club Lacrosse. This position shall be responsible for providing a positive environment for student-athletes to succeed socially, academically, and in competition. The program will be a part of the MCLL/ SLC and other associations. This position is instrumental in determining the foundation and direction of the program.

This position is considered a Campus Security Authority. 
This position is considered a mandated reporter.

Hours: Varies
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full-Time
Salary Range: $66,560 annually; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Executive Director of Athletics
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Athletics

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Budget management including areas such as equipment purchasing, facility maintenance and upgrades, practice and competition uniforms, meal expenditures, travel expenditures, costs of officials, and recruiting costs. 
  • Organize and attend yearly competition schedules that fulfill and adhere to Conference requirements and ensure the best opportunity for Conference and Institutional representation at the highly competitive club level. 
  • Organize and attend traditional and non-traditional practice and competition scheduling that adheres to departmental parameters and ensures the best opportunities for the majority of student-athlete attendance.
  • Maintain Conference and institutional compliance when overseeing budget allowances, scheduling, recruiting and matters of student-athlete health and safety.
  • Responsible for supplementing yearly budget needs through program-run fundraising efforts.
  • Responsible for maintaining and enhancing program relations with Alumni, supporters and donors through events, mailers, campaigns, etc. 
  • Responsible for arranging all travel requirements including; getting to or from player development events, practices, workouts, competitions or scrimmages and meal advances or reimbursements when institutional meals are missed. 
  • Organize all areas of off-field player development including personal development, scouting reports for opponent preparation, 
  • Enhance all areas of non-athletically related health and wellness support of student-athletes including: access and connection to accessibility services, counseling services, Dean of Students Office, Registrars, Faculty Representatives, Office of Student-Engagement, CARE teams.
  • Utilize discretion on roster management to ensure a healthy student-athlete experience and maintaining a safe roster number.
  • Direct student-athlete retention tactics, ensure academic progress and enhance student-academic support systems within the program.
  • Responsible for recruitment process of academically qualified and eligible prospective student-athletes including: marketing to PSA’s, phone-calls, electronic communications, on and off-campus visits, educating and connecting PSA’s about the application process, important dates and requirements, and assisting in the on-boarding process after tuition deposit to ensure registration, scheduling, housing and all New-Student-Checklist items are met institutionally and athletically.
  • Represent the institution and the conference by participating in voting needs at the League, Conference and Coaching Association including but not limited to ranking officials, all-conference nominations, coaching association nominations, rules and association changes, regional and national coaching organizations and any other committee representation that supports the student-athlete experience. 
  • Provides comprehensive documentation needs in a timely and organized matter as required by the department.
  • Supports the philosophy, goals and the mission of the athletic department and the university as well as adheres to departmental, college and club policies and procedures. 
  • Have a presence within the office on all business days and keeps the Executive Director of Athletics informed about his/her program.
  • Must work effectively with the students, faculty, staff, alumni, and administration. 
  • Manage Facility Usage and Access to outside groups
  • Initiate Daily Athletic Facility maintenance projects and upkeep management 
  • Responsible for exterior upkeep of the GAC and athletic fields
  • Serve as liaison between internal and external equipment and repair services 
  • Oversee GAC and Fields maintenance, policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Athletics.

Non-essential Functions of the Job

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate ability to teach, motivate and develop student-athletes.
  • Serve as Event Day manager for athletic contests as assigned.
  • Participate actively in campus events and on College committees to support the College community and provide a leadership presence.
  • Must be a person of high integrity with high educational standards while exhibiting a strict adherence to conference, college and department rules and regulations as well as a solid commitment to academic, student-athletes welfare, ethnic diversity and gender equity.
  • Market, manage and instruct youth camps, clinics and community engagement efforts in summer and throughout the academic year. 

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE. 

The Counseling Center at Whittier College is seeking a Peer Health Educator Supervisor/Graduate Assistant.

Reporting to the Director of the Student Counseling Center, this Graduate Assistant peer health educator supervisor’s position is responsible for creating and implementing the peer health educator training curriculum, teaching/leading the program; assessing outcomes and acting as a liaison for SL peer educator programs; they will conduct weekly supervision, bi-weekly trainings and monthly team meetings throughout the 10-month academic year. This is a position supported by the Scott fund.

Hours: Flexible schedule
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part Time (10 hours/week)
Salary Range: $25.00/hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of Counseling Center
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Counseling Center

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Peer Health Educator Supervisor (PHES) collaborates in the hiring, training and assessment of peer health educators.
  • The PHES collaborates with Student Life departments, Wellness and Outreach coordinator and various student club/orgs regarding health and wellness on campus and serves as a liaison to the campus. 
  • The PHES edits/updates the developed training curriculum that prepares peer educators to perform their duties; delivers orientation training to all (SL) peer educators on campus.  The PHES consults the Student Life Curriculum in development of the PHE trainings/ curriculum.
  • The PHES -in collaboration with peer educators-develops a semesterly calendar of events and programs, assesses student strengths, provides feedback on student presentations/interactions and supervises overall program including (proposed) weekly supervision, bi-weekly trainings and monthly team meetings.
  • The PHES collaborates with SL members to assess the intended impact/outcome of the Peer Health Educator program. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions of the Job 

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

Knowledge and Education

General understanding of student development, basic challenges to mental and physical health; basic understanding of crisis intervention strategies and ability to refer to qualified professionals on campus. Knowledge/experience in basic public speaking and/or presentations.

Application Deadline  

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

The Student Counseling Center at Whittier College seeks a Peer Health Education Program Supervisor to join the UniHealth PHE team. 

Reporting to the Director of the Student Counseling Center, this Peer Health Education Program Supervisor’s position is responsible for updating and implementing the peer health educator training curriculum, teaching/leading the program; assessing outcomes and acting as a liaison for all SL peer educator programs; they will conduct fall/spring orientation and team-building activities, weekly supervision, trainings and monthly team meetings throughout the 10-month academic year. This position is supported by the UniHealth Grant.
 

This position is considered a Campus Security Authority. 
This position is considered a mandated reporter.

Hours: varies
Exempt Status: non-exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: 10 months (off June and July), part time (10-12 hours per week)
Salary Range: $25.00 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of the Student Counseling Center
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Student Counseling Center

Position Duties & Responsibilities  

  • The Peer Health Educator Supervisor (PHES) collaborates in the hiring, training and assessment of peer health educators.
  • The PHES/Grad Asst. collaborates with Student Life departments, Wellness and Outreach coordinator and various student club/orgs regarding health and wellness on campus and serves as a liaison to the campus. 
  • The PHES/Grad Asst. continuously updates the training curriculum that prepares peer educators to perform their duties; delivers orientation training to all (SL) peer educators on campus.  The PHES consults the College’s Racial Justice and Equity Plan and the Student Life Curriculum in development of the curriculum.
  • The PHES/Grad Asst. -in collaboration with peer educators-develops a semesterly calendar of events and programs, assesses student strengths, provides feedback on student presentations/interactions and supervises overall program including  weekly supervision, related in person and virtual trainings and monthly team meetings.
  • The PHES/Grad Asst.  collaborates with SL department members to provide supportive programming and to assess the intended impact/outcome of the Peer Health Educator program for annual report data; summarizes data and supports Director in preparing necessary reports for the UHF.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Non-essential Functions of the Job

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

Knowledge and Education

General understanding of student development, basic challenges to mental and physical health; basic understanding of crisis intervention strategies and ability to refer to qualified professionals on campus. Knowledge/experience in basic public speaking and/or presentations.

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled.

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

The Broadoaks School of Whittier College seeks a Preschool Teacher.

The Preschool Teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing school-endorsed methods and procedures within or complementing the High/Scope Educational Approach. The Preschool Teacher must be able to develop instructional materials and implement comprehensive assessment and reporting programs. The Preschool Teacher must ensure the development and safety of the children in accordance with relevant federal, state and municipal legislation and policies. The Preschool Teacher will be respectful of children, parents, and colleagues and ensure that equipment and facilities are clean, safe and well maintained. The Preschool Teacher will also supervise College practicum and work-study students, classroom volunteers, etc., as assigned, and work collaboratively with members of the college faculty. 

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part-Time status: Full-Time
Salary Range: Hourly Rate: $18.50; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 
 

Reports to: Broadoaks School Directors
Location/Department: Broadoaks School at Whittier College

Position Duties & Responsibilities

Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children.

  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program
  • Provide nutritious snacks
  • Prepare materials and equipment for instruction and play
  • Ensure equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained and safe at all times 
  • Develop daily, weekly and monthly schedules of activities
  • Develop culturally appropriate programs and activities
  • Develop activities that introduce math and literacy concepts
  • Follow policies and procedures, including acceptable disciplinary practices
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Sit, kneel or squat to children’s eye level to communicate with them effectively
  • Develop and implement daily activity plans

Supervise children in the Preschool

  • Ensure children are adequately supervised at all times
  • Provide various experiences and activities for children including songs, games and story telling
  • Comfort children
  • Establish routines and provide positive guidance
  • Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable
  • Implement positive discipline when required
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
  • Observe children and make note of progress
  • Integrate special needs children in a positive and respectful manner
  • Participate actively in children’s games and activities

Communicate effectively with parents and members of the community

  • Discuss children’s development with parents
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with professionals as appropriate
  • Participate in community activities
  • Promote literacy and early education 

Communicate about and follow school policies and procedures

  • Keep parents informed of program expectations, program activities and their child’s progress
  • Develop and maintain current, accurate and confidential student files
  • Perform other related duties as required 

Position Specifications & Requirements

Education, Certifications and/or Licenses

Twelve postsecondary semester or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development completed, with passing grades, at an accredited or approved college or university.  B.A. in Child Development preferred.Child Development Teacher Permit or eligibility to obtain one.  Site Supervisor Permit preferred. At least six months of work experience in a licensed child care center or comparable group child care program. All preschool teachers working for Broadoaks must maintain current adult and pediatric CPR/First Aid Certifications. Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, college students, school faculty, and staff.  

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled

The position is based in Whittier, California. To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: whittierjobs@whittier.edu or mail to Whittier College, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/EOE.

The Quantitative Success Center at Whittier College is seeking a Quantitative Success Specialist. 

The Quantitative Success Specialist will help with the daily operations of the center and ensure the center is providing effective support to students. 

Hours: Monday – Friday
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: temporary (ends 12/31/25), part-time (10-19 hours per week)
Salary Range: $20-$35 per hour; Salary will commensurate with education, experience, skills, and knowledge.

Reports to: Director, Quantitative Success Center
Location/Department: Whittier College/Quantitative Success Center 

Position Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Assist with the daily operations of the Quantitative Success Center.
  • Provide one-on-one and/or group tutoring to students in mathematics, including beginning algebra, intermediate algebra, pre-calculus, and calculus topics.
  • Provide students with assistance on homework, assignments, and exam preparation.
  • Collaborate with the Quantitative Success Center staff to ensure alignment of support services with curriculum and course goals.
  • Develop and implement programs, services, and curriculum to support student success in quantitative courses.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities to stay up to date with teaching strategies and best practices.
  • Help students develop a deep understanding of course concepts and problem-solving strategies.
  • Foster a positive and supportive learning environment to enhance students’ confidence and motivation.
  • Assist the Quantitative Success Center staff members as needed.
  • Assist the departmental recruitment, organization, and programming for the summer bridge program.
  • Work alongside the Director to implement the summer bridge program.

Non-essential Functions of the Job 

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Math Education, or related quantitative field required
  • Strong proficiency in a wide range of mathematical concepts, from basic arithmetic to advanced calculus
  • Prior tutoring and/or teaching experience at the college/university level
  • Passion for helping students succeed academically
  • Patience and ability to explain complex concepts in a clear and simple way
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to different learning styles
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with quantitative coursework
  • Excellent communication and intrapersonal skills 
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently 
  • Ability to work evenings if necessary 

Application Deadline

Until the position is filled. 

The Broadoaks Children’s School of Whittier College seeks a Substitute Teacher. 

The Substitute Teacher will join the active substitute teacher pool for Broadoaks. The Substitute Teacher position is an on-call position that is suitable for retired teachers or individuals who are interested in working with children and are looking for an enriching and creative context in which to explore the profession of teaching. As part of the substitute pool, individuals will be called upon when needed to temporarily fulfill the obligations of the full-time teacher ( e.g. when that person is absent or in need of additional support). Situations in which substitute teachers will work include when teachers are absent for short or long-term terms due to illness/personal leave; to provide additional coverage during field trips or special events at the school, and to supervise children during the AM/PM program or provide short-term child care services during school events. The number of available work hours varies and is dependent upon the needs of the school. Work duration can vary from a few hours, days, or for long-term subbing opportunities weeks or months.  

Hours: M-F, Varies
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part Time, Temporary, On-Call
Salary Range: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Executive Director, Broadoaks School
Supervision given to: N/A
Location/Department: Broadoaks School Campus at Whittier College

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follow the lesson plans of the primary teacher or create lesson plans in the event the full-time teacher of the classroom was not able to provide advance lesson plans.
  • Assist students with their schoolwork and ensure a safe and productive learning environment. 
  • Creating and maintain a welcoming, and inclusive classroom environment. 
  • Supervise children and ensure that they have a sense of safety in their surroundings. 
  • Learn and adhere to the teaching philosophy of the school, which practices constructivist teaching centered in an active learning environment. 
  • Report any maintenance issues.
  • Comply with federal, state and municipal legislation and policies. 
  • Follow school policies and procedures, including acceptable disciplinary practices.
  • Use technology, as appropriate, to complete teacher and AM & PM Instructor responsibilities.
  • Ensure equipment, classroom and outdoor areas are clean, well maintained and safe 
  • Ensure proper safety precautions are always observed.

Non-essential Functions of the Job

None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements 

Education and Qualifications

  • A.A. or B.A. degree.
  • Meet the State of California licensing requirements for a preschool teacher.
  • Must maintain current adult and pediatric CPR/First Aid Certifications.
  • Must pass fingerprint clearances and criminal background check for teaching in the State of California. 
  • Knowledge of children’s physical, emotional, and developmental growth patterns.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with parents, children, and colleagues. 
  • Experience working with children in an educational setting preferred.
  • Availability and flexibility to work at short notice (within 12-24 hours).
  • Creative problem-solver with a growth mindset. 
  • Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices and Software: 
  • Familiarity with classroom technology and its uses.
  • License(s) and Certificate(s): 
  • Fingerprint clearances & criminal background check per the State of CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing requirements.

Physical Activity and Effort

  • Must be able to handle emergencies with staff, college students and children.  Must be able to fulfill the typical physical demands of teachers at all levels.
  • Confidentiality: 
  • Must follow all school and professional practices for protecting family privacy and confidentiality regarding students, families, and other members of the school faculty and staff.  Must sign an Agreement to maintain confidentiality.

Application Deadline

Until Filled

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, proof of education, and list of references to Interfolio.

Whittier College is committed to attracting and retaining a high quality, diverse employees with a shared passion for student-centered teaching and mentoring. 

Whittier is distinguished by its small class sizes, high-impact pedagogies, and innovative liberal arts curriculum blended with professional and pre-professional programs. It is a nationally recognized model for diversity and has no racial majority among its student body. With over 65% students of color, Whittier is designated as both an HSI and AANAPISI. Founded in 1887, it is an independent, four-year liberal arts college with about 1,100 undergraduates and is ideally situated in the scenic hills 18 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It is an AA/EOE employer and abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a).

Whittier College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, religion creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law.