Administrative & Support Staff Opportunities

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Whittier College is an independent, four-year liberal arts college distinguished by its small size (1600 undergraduates) and a nationally-recognized liberal arts program.

Whittier College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and a diverse student body. The College is ideally situated in the scenic hills eighteen miles east of downtown Los Angeles and is an AA/EOE 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.


Assistant Director, Office of Equity and Inclusion

The Office of Equity & Inclusion (OEI) at Whittier College seeks an Assistant Director. The Assistant Director of the Office of Equity & Inclusion (OEI) under the direction of the OEI Director oversees the programs that address the specific needs of historically marginalized students at Whittier College, cultivate their leadership abilities, and provide awareness and encouragement to make the most of the resources available to them. The Assistant Director also provides leadership for the day-to-day operation of the Office of Equity and Inclusion including supervising student staff; offering support and assistance to student organizations; and planning, training and implementing events traditionally sponsored by the Office of Equity and Inclusion and Ortiz Programs.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 

Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time, 11 Months
Salary Range: $18.75 - $20.56 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 
Reports to: Director, Office of Equity & Inclusion

Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/OEI

Responsibilities

  • Serve as an advocate for historically marginalized students and of different identities, and activities that are aimed at creating an inclusive environment and fostering a campus climate that respects the uniqueness of all members.
  • Educate and train the college community on issues of identity, diversity and inclusion, and facilitate interaction between diverse groups of students within an environment that respects and celebrates the uniqueness of all community members.
  • Oversee the development of end-of-year programs that celebrate the academic and leadership achievements of students by holding annual graduations (Asian Pacific Islander Graduation, Black Graduation, Latinx Graduation, and Lavender Graduation)
  • Coordinate and assess the Brotherhood Leadership Program (pre-orientation) for the incoming men of color students. 
  • Develop, coordinate, and assess awareness programs promoting social justice, identity development, and intersectionality such as the monthly Spilling the Tea on Diversity dialogues, annual Intersectional Poetry Slam, and guest presenters
  • Build relationships and work collaboratively with faculty, staff and community organizations to provide support and resources for first generation college students, students of color, undocumented students, LGBTQIA+ students and students from a diversity of religious backgrounds.      
  • Serve as the primary advisor for the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) and provide support and leadership to all the clubs within the SJC.
  • Select, train, supervise, evaluate and mentor all Diversity Ambassadors (student staff) in planning and implementing Office of Equity & Inclusion programs.
  • Assist with the development and implementation for Martin Ortiz Programs (i.e. Dia de los Muertos, Tardeada, Spanish Language Orientation for families, First Generation Orientation Session)
  • Assist with the Diversity and Inclusion Orientation session for all incoming students. 
  • Assist the Director in providing one-on-one advising and counseling students regarding areas of concern.
  • >Work with Director to supervise students in the development of publicity and promotional program information and in the production of Office of Equity & Inclusion written materials.
  • Assure program expenditures are within allocated budgets; monitor budgets
  • Annually assess programs initiatives to measure student learning outcomes and satisfaction.
  • Attend professional development workshops, webinars, trainings, and conferences on behalf of office.
  • Serve as Acting Director when the Director is out of the office
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions of the Job

None identified at this time

Position Specifications and Requirements

Previous Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in student affairs administration or multi-cultural education
  • Experience in social justice event planning and multicultural issues 
  • A commitment to the ideals of a liberal arts education and proven experience working with historically marginalized student population
  • A commitment to the work of student affairs professionals as co-educators/partners with faculty, staff, alumni, students, and community partners in the holistic education of students
  • A commitment to creating a safe, inclusive, and socially just learning environment
  • Ability to complete assignments without detailed instructions
  • Ability to advocate for and provide leadership to students.Strong written and verbal communication skills required; exceptional customer service skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of: student development, identity formation and related theories, student leader advisement, cross-cultural development/training, conflict mediation skills. 

Knowledge and Education

Master’s Degree in student affairs, multicultural education, cross-cultural studies or related field required, Bachelor’s degree required. 

To Apply

Application Deadline is January 16, 2020. 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.


Associate Director, Foundation Relations

The office of Advancement at Whittier College seeks an Associate Director of Foundation Relations.
Under the direction of the Director of Foundation Relations, the Associate Director will focus on the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of foundations. Priorities in working with the Director include identifying funding needs and opportunities; contributing to the development of proposals and cases for support; and providing stewardship reports to foundation donors. The Associate Director will collaborate with faculty, administrative leadership, and the rest of the Development team to help develop proposals; conduct research on foundation prospects; prepare briefings and background materials; write grant proposals, stewardship reports and letters; and assist in cultivating and maintaining relationships with foundation donors, as well as in creating and overseeing systems and procedures for advancing the continued growth of Whittier’s Development Team.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time
Salary Range: $76,725.00-$78,259.50; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of Foundation Relations
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Advancement

Responsibilities:

1. Generate revenue -- actively participate in developing and writing proposals on a complex set of fundraising projects across all disciplines found in a liberal arts college. Major responsibilities in this area include:

  • Work with Director of Foundation Relations and faculty/staff to conceptualize and prepare proposals matching college funding priorities with foundation guidelines, synthesize gathered information and concepts, and clearly convey value to funders in proposals, letters, and reports 
  • Gather and disseminate information on funding opportunities to faculty and administrators and collaborate with them on proposal development
  • Prepare briefing and background materials for the college’s leadership and to facilitate contacts with prospects and donors
  • Collaborate and partner with other members of Whittier’s development team to advance fundraising priorities and achieve goals 
  • Coordinate and lead campus site visits from foundations 

2. Drive the pipeline -- manage a portfolio of family and corporate foundation prospects. The Associate Director will build direct relationships to motivate giving from family and corporate foundations and be responsible for relationship management through all stages of a fundraising cycle (qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship).

  • He/she will drive the pipeline for family and corporate foundations, identifying prospects primarily from the pool of alumni and parents, strategically sourcing and responding to new leads
  • He/she will effectively articulate the case for support so that these prospects "buy in" to the mission and goals of the College in support of student success
  • This portfolio work will include occasional travel and personal visits, both on- and off-campus.

3. Initiate and oversee strategic stewardship efforts of foundation donors

  • Work independently with faculty, staff, and college leadership to prepare stewardship reports for foundations; track foundation grant reporting deadlines
  • Assist with the maintenance of constituent database, including gift/grant stewardship records
  • Leads the planning and execution of foundation stewardship events as needed
  • Partner with dynamic, dedicated, and goal-oriented colleagues in Advancement Services, Prospect Research & Management, Development, and Marketing and Communications on advancing team goals
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of foundation donor files in orderly and timely fashion; create and monitor confidential records, including budget and expenditures
  • Assist as needed in selection and supervision of student employees 
  • Handle unforeseen, but important tasks as necessary, as well as other duties as assigned.

4. Additional duties as assigned

Non-essential Functions of the Job: 

  • None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree is required, advanced degree helpful. 2-5 years of prior experience in fundraising is required. Transferable experience will also be considered. Prior experience in academic development, NGOs, nonprofit organizations, science, federal government, external relations is helpful. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Enthusiasm for and the desire to work within a goal-oriented fundraising organization.
2. Requires an understanding of philanthropic principles, values and practices with general knowledge of terms and resources specific to foundation fundraising, and the legal and financial obligations of grant stewardship.  
3. Requires exceptional professional writing and editing skills. Must have strong verbal skills.
4. Ability to handle confidential information with complete discretion.
5. Requires strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work professionally and effectively with departmental colleagues, senior leadership, members of the academic community, and development constituents.
6. A coachable life-long learner and a natural team player who has the initiative to independently collaborate with colleagues. Requires good humor, resiliency in the face of changing priorities, self-motivation, and hands-on approach to work.  
7. Requires excellent planning and organizational skills and an ability to work independently with minimal direction, with a focus on detail, strict deadlines, and fiscal oversight. 
8. Technical knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and a willingness to acquire knowledge of Whittier’s database system. Existing knowledge of Banner and Argos will be a plus. 
9. Must be able to travel around the region and to other areas of the country and work selected nights and weekends as necessary.

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: 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


CAAS Academic Support Coordinator

The Center for Advising and Academic Success is searching for an Academic Support Coordinator. 
The Academic Support Coordinator will work with the Director and other professional and student staff to coordinate the services of the Center for Advising and Academic Success.  The Academic Support Coordinator primary responsibility will be to execute the Academic Success Workshop series; including room reservation, marketing, and creating campus partnerships.  The Academic Support Coordinator will also provide academic counseling to students.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full-time
Salary Range: $45,000-$47,000; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director, Center for Advising and Academic Success
Location/Department: Whittier College/Center for Advising and Academic Success

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, develop, and conduct academic success workshops during fall and spring semesters. Including, but not limited to identifying topics, reservation logistics, marketing, outreach to campus community, and partnering with faculty, staff and students.
  • Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of academic workshops; produce semester assessment reports.
  • Provide academic counseling for a caseload of students on academic Probation, Warning, PEAP, Readmitted, and mid-semester warnings; document and track progress in advisor.trac software. 
  • Advise undergraduate students on academic policies and major exploration.
  • Assist the Associate Director with providing support services for the First Year Enrichment Program.
  • Serve as a co-instructor for the college skills development course INTD 70: First Year Seminar taught Fall semesters only. 
  • Assist CAAS professional staff with coordinating Exploring Majors Event for First Year students. 
  • Assist with researching and developing programming focused on improving student retention and graduation rates.
  • Assist with overall supervision of CAAS student employees and provide guidance to student workshop presenters. 
  • Assist the Assistant Dean, Director, and Assistant Director with coordinating and implementing Fall and Spring term new student registration.

Non-essential Functions of the Job: 

  • None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements:

Previous Experience:  Qualified candidates should have experience working with students in academic support environments, programming events, and aware of counseling/advising techniques. Candidates will also have insight into the needs of first-generation and/or underrepresented college students, and a commitment to the ideals of a liberal arts education.
 
Knowledge and Education:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in education, psychology, counseling, or related field, or equivalent experience preferred.  Strong written and verbal communication skills required. 

Application Deadline:   April 10, 2020

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


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 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. 

Dispatches enter data into the department's CAD system for both radio traffic and incident management. Additionally, dispatchers coordinate with outside agencies utilizing both radios and phone

This position is considered a mandatory reporter / Campus Security Authority

Salary Range: $14.00 - $15.00 per hour.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provides dispatching services to Campus Safety Department.  Answers calls for assistance, contacts officers in the field. Determines appropriate response in accordance with established procedures and assessment of the situation.
  • Utilizes CAD system for report management 
  • May contact back-up or follow-up services for assistance such as Whittier Police Department, Los Angeles Fire Department or other agencies.
  • Maintains department logs using PC. Log must be accurate and maintained on a timely basis.
  • Answer telephone for campus and overflow calls from the automated attendant. Transfer calls as requested.
  • Monitors and dispatchers officers to Emergency Blue Light System (EBLS)
  • Utilizing CAD systems enter parking tickets, citation history, and vehicle registration into a computer using data entry skills. 
  • Perform clerical functions such as filing paperwork, light typing.
  • Train and supervise student employees to serve as student dispatcher.  
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions of the Job

  • Assist officers during emergency situations and special events (e.g. commencement.)
  • Take incident report in the office as directed by the shift supervisor
  • Card Access Issuance (CAI)
  • Completes monthly duties and audit reports as directed by Command Staff

Requirements

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in a busy office with multiple/concurrent duties. 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. 

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices, and Software

Knowledge of personal computers, spreadsheet programs, word processing programs (Microsoft Office.)  Able to use telephone, copy machine, fax machine, and other typical office equipment.  Ability to type a minimum of 30 WPM. 

License(s) and Certificate(s)

Any certificates for related experience/training a plus.

Physical Activity/Effort

Sitting for prolonged periods of time.

To Apply

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, Human Resources, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.


Campus Safety Officer

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: $15.00 - $17.50 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 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

Requirements

  • 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

To Apply

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.


Campus Safety On-Call Officer

Whittier College is seeking a qualified Campus Safety On-Call Officer. The successful candidate monitors and provides protection and security for the buildings and premises for students, faculty, staff, and visitors during the assigned shift. On-call employees utilized mostly to cover other staff members when needed and have shifting hours. May be required to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.

Salary Range$15.00 - $16.00 per hour. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Respond to emergency situations such as accidents, injuries, crimes in progress and safety hazards. Provides assistance, summons proper authorities and polices to maintain order, safety and to protect life and property. Ensure proper and appropriate safety methods and procedures are followed.  Prepare report(s) as required.
  • Inspect buildings and grounds to watch for and guard against fire, theft, illegal entry, infraction of safety regulations and other irregularities.
  • Admit authorized persons, check to see that company articles are not removed from property without proper approval.
  • Make periodic tours through buildings and grounds, examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure they are properly secured. 
  • Cooperate with local law enforcement agencies on investigations or irregularities connected with campus security.
  • Provide information and directions to campus visitors.
  • Represent the College as appropriate in community relationships, and with government agencies, professional associations, and similar groups. 
  • Other related duties as assigned. 

Non-Essential Functions of the Job

Act as dispatcher; answer phones, field calls, and dispatch fellow officers.

Requirements

  • 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

To Apply

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 Human Resources, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.


College Supervisor

The Department of Education at Whittier College seeks a College Supervisor.

Hours: Varies-Monday-Friday
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part Time
Salary Range: $1,000 for semester

Reports To: Director of Student Teaching
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Department of Education

Responsibilities

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

  1. Progresses through fourteen-week student teaching assignment; during which time the candidate takes on more teaching responsibility.  
  2. 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.
  3. Understands the Teaching Performance Assessments, Instructional Cycles 1 and 2, and are supported during as they complete these cycles during student teaching. 
  4. Applies techniques of classroom management to ensure best possible learning environment for students.

College Supervisors need to fulfill the following for each teacher candidate

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

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Attend Master Teacher Workshop each semester to continue to develop professionally, connect with Master Teachers, and understand local school district’s educational focus for the academic year. 
  2. 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.
  3. Attend one adjunct-faculty breakfast per semester (held on Saturday mornings) to continue professional development and stay apprised of all college and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) requirements.

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.

Non-essential Functions of the Job

  1. None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements

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

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Applications should include copy of teaching credential, resume, and statement of interest. Applicants must submit materials electronically (PDFs preferred) to Dr. Marybeth Murray, Director of Clinical Practice, Whittier College, at mmurray@whittier.edu. Review of completed applications is ongoing. AA/EO Employer. 


COMPASS Program Coordinator

Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) seeks a Program Coordinator, COMPASS. Founded on the principle of reciprocity, the Whittier College – Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) is dedicated to deepening the practice of service and the pursuit of programs and activities based on the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge, information and resources. Our various initiatives develop and strengthen partnerships with individuals and institutions that benefit community-based organizations and enhance student academic learning. Together, faculty, students and community partners identify and address important needs, encouraging a culture of civic engagement that promotes healthier and more educated local communities.  

The Program Coordinator supports and leads activities of the COMPASS Program. This position requires a dedication to issues of educational equity/access and a passion for working with middle school and college students who serve as mentors to the middle school students/ Most workshops take place in the afternoons but must be willing to work Saturdays as necessary.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 10-12 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part Time
Salary Range: $15-$16 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director, Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC)
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/CEC

Responsibilities

  • Plan, lead and coordinate the activities of COMPASS in consultation with CEC Director and in partnership with liaisons at participating high schools. These responsibilities include:
  • Facilitating communication and supporting partnerships between the CEC and partner schools;
  • Facilitating college-readiness workshops and individual advisement at Whittier College and school sites for participating students and parents; 
  • Monitoring students’ progress on their research; 
  • Recruiting, interviewing and selecting students for the new program year; 
  • Assist the Director in recruiting new schools and students to participate in the programs 
  • Provide administrative support involved in coordinating all aspects of the Program.
  • Work with the other Mentor Program Coordinators to ensure that all programs are moving forward in parallel. 
  • Assist with managing and supervising of undergraduate CEC student coordinators and mentors; 
  • Assist with conducting workshops that introduce, train and prepare College mentors to guide, advise, and engage participating high school students.
  • Develop and maintain the program’s social media and communication designed to inform and highlight activities, projects and events for students, mentors and community partners.
  • Collect and sort program data and assist with data analysis.
  • Lead in a style and spirit that deepens and cultivates ties with the community, including individuals, public organizations and non-profit and community-based organizations.
  • Assist with the coordination of CEC events on campus that further community partnerships and the mission of the CEC.
  • Serve as a representative of the CEC at events in the community and with community partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Non-essential Functions of the Job

  1. None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree necessary.
  • Must be passionate about working with high school students and about college access programs.
  • Some experience with outreach to high school and/or middle school students.
  • Must be organized and self-starting with outstanding written, oral, research and analytical skills, and a willingness to learn quickly.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Interest in learning to administer service learning/community engagement programs and university/community partnerships within a higher education setting.
  • Must have a commitment to the mission of the liberal arts college, and commitment to community engagement.
  • Grant writing experience a plus. 

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,Human Resources, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA  90608. AA/AOE.


Fifth Dimension Summer Coordinator

The Education Department at Whittier College seeks a Fifth Dimension Summer Coordinator. Fifth Dimension Summer Program Coordinators help plan, organize, and facilitate the daily operations of the summer programs of the Fifth Dimension after-school program.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week (some weekends as needed)
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time
Salary Range: $13 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of BCM Community Education Programs
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Education Dept.

Responsibilities:

As Summer Program Coordinators they work to plan and develop a 13-week summer program at the Boys and Girls Club of Whittier for children ages 6-13. They facilitate daily activities, computer play, and fields trips throughout the summer to encourage children to think critically and creatively. Coordinators will also work to develop, assess, and recreate systems and functions of the academic program for the next school year.

Other duties as assigned. 

Non-essential Functions of the Job: 

  • None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: This position will require previous experience of the Fifth Dimension, collaborative skills, and an ability to take initiative. 

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: 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


Financial Aid Coordinator

The Financial Aid Office at Whittier College seeks a Financial Aid Coordinator. The Financial Aid Coordinator provides assistance to the Office of Financial Aid as the first point of contact for students and their families.  Responsibilities include receptionist role, office and file organization, maintaining calendars for Office of Financial Aid staff, sort and distribute mail, maintain student status confirmation reports, and process applications for financial aid. Tracks all incoming documents. Position supervises student workers in the file room and manages work flow.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time
Salary Range: $20-$23 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Director of Financial Aid
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Financial Aid

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining accurate student records in the computer and in the files.
  • Make sure all cabinets are locked after office hours.
  • Answers all incoming calls.
  • Maintains the office calendar/make appointments
  • Maintains the Financial Aid general emails.
  • Opens all mail.
  • Makes sure all outgoing mail is done correctly.
  • Tracks all incoming documents by mail, fax or email onto Banner.
  • Makes sure all forms are updated each year and printed.
  • Orders supplies and maintains inventory.
  • Processes checks and takes them to the Business Office for handling.
  • Work-study Supervisor
  • Updates all FAFSA records 
  • Satisfies all missing data and corrections from new FAFSA transactions
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Non-essential Functions of the Job: 

1. None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements:

Previous Experience:

  • Experience working in an Admission, Financial Aid, or Student Life related office at a 4-year college or university preferred
  • Experience having worked at a service-oriented job, with a track record of excelling in providing quality customer service preferred
  • Successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively with prospective students about student financial aid programs and disseminate appropriate print information.

Knowledge and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution is required
  • Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation required
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented

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: 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


Interim Associate Dean, CAAS

The Center for Advising and Academic Success (CAAS) at Whittier College seeks an Interim Associate Dean. This is a temporary appointment. 

Hours: Vary
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part Time
Salary Range: $9,000-$9,200 Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

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

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Oversight of the Center for Advising and Academic Support and Student Disabilities Services (CAAS and SDS).  

  • Provide regular updates to the VPAA/Dean of Faculty. 
  • In consultation with VPAA/Dean of Faculty request additional staffing (redeployment) as needed and designate tasks.
  • In consultation with VPAA/Dean of Faculty design/institute new procedures as appropriate.
  • Responsible for operational and restricted budget management and fiscal decisions for CAAS.
  • Complete bi-weekly reports for Dean’s Council/Dean of Faculty.  
  • Enrollment management committee and planning for new student registration.
  • Supervise the planning for summer and fall registration workshops.
  • Coordinate actions concerning Academic Poet Early Alert reports (PEAP).
  • Serve on (or appoint representative) Academic Review Committee (student appeals for readmission and lifting of sanctions).
  • Director of SDS reports to this position.
  • All CAAS staff report to this position.

2. Oversight and coordination of institutional support for academic instruction online.

  •  Provide VPAA/Dean of Faculty with timely updates.
  • In consultation with VPAA/Dean of Faculty request additional staffing (redeployment) as needed and designate tasks.
  • Coordinate with the Instructional Technologist in their role providing digital support to faculty.
  • Coordinate with the Library Director and the library staff to support online instructional platforms.  
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Non-essential Functions of the Job: 

1. None identified at this time.

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: 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


Licensed Vocational Nurse

The Student Health & Wellness Center at Whittier College seeks a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The successful candidate will function in a collaborative practice with Physicians and Nurse Practitioner(s) in the delivery of health care in the Student Health Clinic. This individual will provide ambulatory nursing care as directed by health care providers with an emphasis on disease prevention and health maintenance as well as provide clinical duties per established policy and procedure and functions under the supervision of a Nurse Practitioner. The LVN will be part of a team concept that will work closely with the Director of Student Health Services, front office staff, student employees and other related departments throughout the college community.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full Time-11 month
Salary Range: $21.00-$23.00 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.
Reports to: Director of Student Health & Wellness Center
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Student Health & Wellness Center

Responsibilities

Prepare patients for examinations, note brief history of the reason for the visit in the clinical chart. Take and record vital signs, height, weight, vision screen, UA etc. Assist clinical staff with examination procedures. Administer injections and medications under the providers’ orders, except IV medications. Update patient charts in regards to allergies, medication use, and immunization history at each visit. Complete lab slips as necessary. Administer immunizations as per policy and procedure and college entrance requirements. Perform phlebotomy as ordered by the health care provider. Clean and sterilize medical instruments and equipment. Stock each exam room and order supplies as needed. Participate in health educational programming on campus. Participate in Quality Improvement projects as indicated. Assist with the health clearance process of all incoming students. Attend Student Life and Student Health Services meetings as indicated. Updated records into data base. Answers patient questions after consultation with the health care provider as per established procedures in that regard. Other duties as assigned.

Non-essential Functions of the Job

1. None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited Practical/Vocational Nurse program
  • California license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Minimum of two years of experience as an LVN in primary care, preferably in a Student Health Center, Urgent Care or Emergency Room
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills • Current BLS certification
  • Two professional references from current/former supervisors

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: Human Resources Manager, 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90608. AA/AOE.


Pool of Eligible Temporary Staff (P.O.E.T.S) 

Temporary and On-Call assignments are periodically available in various departments of the College. Varying levels of experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities in secretarial and clerical work desirable. Candidates must be available on short notice and be flexible regarding duties and scheduled work hours. Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity are welcomed to send resume and cover letter to whittierjobs@whittier.edu.