Administrative & Support Staff Opportunities

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.


Academic Support Coordinator/Grad Intern

The Center for Advising and Academic Success at Whittier College seeks an Academic Support Coordinator/Grad Intern. 

Hours: Monday – Friday, 32 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part time
Salary Range: $15.00 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports To: Assistant Dean of Academic Support/Director of CAAS
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/CAAS

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 Assistant Directors with providing support services for the First Year Enrichment Program and Student Athlete Academic Support Program participants. 
  • 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 programing 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 and the Assistant Directors with coordinating and implementing Spring term new student registration.  

Non-essential Functions of the Job

1.    None identified at this time

Position Specifications and Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in education, psychology, counseling, or related field, or equivalent experience.  Strong written and verbal communication skills required. 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.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2018

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


Administrative Area Coordinator

The Administrative Area Coordinator, full-time (2 month) professional Student Life member reporting to the Associate Director for Housing and Residence Life. The Administrative Area Coordinator assists students in creating a respectful, safe, and comfortable living environment conducive to enhancing personal and academic growth. The position is responsible for assisting the Associate Director in all aspects of the Whittier College Residence Life program in an area consisting of 3 – 4 buildings. The Administrative Area Coordinator 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: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full time, Temporary - 2 months 
Salary Range: $12.00 - $14.00 per hour. Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports To: Associate Director for Housing and Residence Life 
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Student Life

Position Duties and Responsibilities: 
Community Development

  • Understanding of the philosophy of student development and applicable theories to practical and everyday residence hall experiences.
  • Be available to interact with students and staff on a daily basis.
  • Assist staff and students’ programming for floors, buildings and residence areas.
  • Serve as role model and maintain a standard of professional conduct with students.

Supervision

  • Assist Associate Director in supervising 13 – 15 Community Advisors.
  •  Assist Associate Director and Assistant Director in conducting weekly CA/staff meetings.
  • Assist Associate Director in meeting with student staff individually to provide support and direction.
  • Assist in the recruiting, selecting, and training of student/professional staff.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of CA training.
  • Assist in the planning and implementing of in-service trainings and provide development activities to promote positive job performance within the student staff roles.
  • Assist the Associate Director in the evaluation of staff regularly and hold staff accountable to job expectations.

Counseling/Advising

  • Be sensitive and responsive to students’ emotional, personal, behavioral and academic needs; advising and making appropriate referrals.
  • Assist Associate Director in attending to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological, and other crises/emergency situations. Being aware of and assisting the Associate Director in 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), Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP), Disability Student Services (DSS), and the Center for Advising and Academic Success.
  • Be accessible and approachable to students. 

Administration

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of opening, every day functions, and closing of the residence halls.
  • Manage, consult on, and respond to majority of general Housing & Residential Life inquiries (electronic, phone, mailings, etc.).
  • Coordinate with campus partners and/or 3rd party vendors as assigned.
  • Assist in the planning and implantation of Fall and Spring Orientation as well as Admissions events.
  • Process maintenance work orders, CA Duty Logs, and any other college forms/databases as needed.
  • Communicate as needed with partnering offices/campus officials such as Campus Safety, Facilities, LEAP, OEI and Dean of Students.
  • Attend regular Housing & Residential Life Staff meetings.
  • Serve on assigned committees.
  • Chair/coordinate department/campus committees and/or events when needed.
  • Attend Divisional meetings.
  • Meet weekly with supervisor and regularly keep apprised of any necessary updates/information.
  • Maintain at least 40 office hours in residential spaces as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Policy Enforcement/Crises Management

  • Communicate, interpret, and enforce College and residence hall policies, and procedures. Encourage behavior consistent with the Whittier College Code of Conduct and hold students accountable for their actions.
  • Serve as a conduct administrator. Assign charges, schedule conduct hearings, generate letters, and administer sanctions appropriately in a timely manner under direct supervision of the Associate Director.
  • Recommend changes in policies and procedures.
  • Follow up with students as part of the Poet Early Alert Program (PEAP) as directed by supervisor.

Position Specifications and Requirements: 
Previous Experience: One to three years of post-bachelors 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:  Bachelor’s Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field preferred. 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 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


Area Director 

The Office of Housing and Residential Life at Whittier College seeks an Area Director. The Area Director (AD) is a live in, full-time (10 month) professional Student Life member reporting to the Associate Director for Housing and 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 all aspects of the Whittier College Residence Life program in an area consisting of 2 – 3 buildings. The AD will be an integral team member who is energetic, flexible and appreciates the value of program assessment and evaluation.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full time, 10 months 
Salary Range: $43,680-$45,760; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Associate Director for Housing and Residence Life 
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Housing and Residential Life

Responsibilities:
Community Development

  • Understands the philosophy of Student Development and apply theories to practical and everyday residence hall experiences.
  • Be available to interact with students and staff on a daily basis.
  • Assist staff and students’ programming for floors, buildings and residence areas.
  • Serve as role model and maintain a standard of professional conduct with students.

Supervision

  • Supervise 8 – 11 Community Advisors.
  • Conduct weekly CA/staff meetings.
  • Meet with student staff individually to provide support and direction.
  • Assist in the recruiting, selecting, and training of student staff.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of CA training.
  • Assist in the planning and implementing 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.

Counseling/Advising

  • 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/emergency situations. 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), Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP), Disability Student Services (DSS), and the Center for Advising and Academic Success.
  • Be accessible and approachable to students. 

Administration

  • Assist in the opening, every day functions, and closing of the residence halls.
  • Assist with Fall and Spring Orientation as well as Admissions events.
  • Process maintenance work orders, CA Duty Logs, and utilize conduct and housing software.
  • Maintain office hours and communicate as needed with Campus Safety and Facilities.
  • Attend regular Residence Life Staff meetings.
  • Serve on assigned committees.
  • Chair/coordinate department committees and/or events when needed.
  • Provide campus wide on-duty coverage according to a rotating scheduled, which includes weekend, and some holidays year round.
  • Attend Student Life meetings.
  • Participate in professional staff training in August, January and throughout the academic year.
  • Meet weekly with supervisor.
  • Maintain 20 office hours in residential spaces.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Policy Enforcement/Crises Management

  • Communicate, interpret, and enforce College and residence hall policies, and procedures. Encourages behavior consistent with the Whittier College Code of Conduct and holds students accountable for their actions.
  • Serve as a conduct administrator. Assign charges, conduct hearings and administer sanctions appropriately in a timely manner.
  • Recommend changes in policies and procedures.
  • Follow up with students as part of the Poet Early Alert Program (PEAP).

Collateral Assignments

  • In collaboration with the Associate Director for Housing and Residence Life and the Associate Dean for Student Support determine which of the additional responsibilities will be taken on as a collateral assignment.
    • Advise the Campus Improvement Activities (CIA) student group.
    • Select, train, and advise the Peer Review Board.

Non-essential Functions of the Job: 

  1. None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements:
Previous Experience:
One to three years of post-bachelors 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 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


Assistant Athletic Trainer

Whittier College (CA), an NCAA Division III member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer.

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

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

Whittier sponsors twenty-two intercollegiate programs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assist in the over sight of the day to day operations for the training room; 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, and overseeing athletic training work study students scheduling and training.

Education / Skills required:  Bachelor’s degree with successful passing of the Board of Certification Exam.  Maintain good standing with BOC and NATA. Master’s Degree preferred with at least two years’ experience within a university/college environment.  NATABOC, Professional CPR, AED and First Aid certification required.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references by email to Associate Athletics Director , Lance Franey, lfraney@whittier.edu

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


Associate Dean of Campus Life

The Office of Student Life at Whittier College seeks an Associate Dean of Campus Life. The Associate Dean for Campus Life works closely with the Vice President & Dean of Students in providing leadership and support to the Student Life team. The AD serves as the senior student affairs officer in the absence of the Vice President & Dean of Students and is part of the 24-hour emergency on-call rotation to emergency incidents. The incumbent will be expected to engage all students in helping strengthen a diverse and inclusive environment and serve as an advocate, resource, and proactive catalyst to advance the College’s mission in the areas of student support. 

She or he provides strategic planning and implementation of programs and services and is responsible for delivering services to students that promote their academic and personal development. These services include providing administrative direction and intervention for crisis and non-crisis situations, leading the Poet Early Alert Program (PEAP), and working with staff and faculty to resolve student problems. The AD directly supervises the work of the Campus Life team, which is comprised of the Office of Equity & Inclusion, Office of Student Engagement, and Office of Residential Life & Housing. In addition, the incumbent will directly oversee New Student Orientation including supervision of the Orientation Leadership Team (over 60 student staff members – Orientation Coordinators, Orientation Leaders, and Orientation Advisors).

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full time
Salary Range: $83,000-$87,000; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: Vice President & Dean of Students
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Student Life

Responsibilities:
Strategic Leadership

  • Provides high level oversight, through supervision of the Associate Director for Residential Life & Housing, for all aspects of the residential life program, comprised of approximately 900 beds on and off campus; including residence hall renovations, hiring, supervision, programming, community development and overall administration of the program. 
  • Oversees recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of Director Office of Equity & Inclusion, Associate Director for Student Engagement, Associate Director for Residential Life & Housing, and Campus Life staff, including 9 full time professional staff members. 
  • Oversees New Student Orientation including managing collaborations with the Associate Dean for First Year Programs, developing and marketing the Orientation schedule, and selecting, hiring, training, and supervising Orientation student staff. Responsible for marketing and oversight of pre-orientation programs, and supporting effective and impactful transition programs for new and transfer students. 
  • Provides leadership and direction for the Poet Early Alert Program (PEAP). This includes chairing a cross-campus committee. In addition work with faculty and staff to create a culture of care.
  • Responsible for building community and providing developmental/educational programming by enhancing current efforts and coordinating new initiatives, including first-year programs, theme housing/halls and living-learning communities. Initiates collaborative learning opportunities with faculty and staff colleagues to ensure that departments learning objectives are achieved.
  • Utilizing historical residential life occupancy data, develops forecasting models that anticipate emerging trends and changes in student occupancy patterns such as attrition rates, retention, etc. Effectively articulate emerging needs to senior administration.  

Operational Leadership

  • Student Engagement – Responsible for broad strategic direction for the Campus Life team, specifically ensuring alignment with College and Divisional goals and priorities. Provides direct oversight to programs, initiatives, and events that support student engagement outside of the classroom, and that promote a healthy, inclusive, and supportive community.
  • Equity and Inclusion – Through supervision of the Director of the Office of Equity & Inclusion, support programs, initiatives, and services designed to provide connection for students of marginalized and/or historically underrepresented identities. Ensure inclusive excellence in Campus Life and divisional programming and advocate for the needs of the office and students as appropriate.
  • Residence Life – Ensure management of the residential life budget. Develops multi-year occupancy and revenue projections for consideration by the College Budget Committee. Reconciles projections, housing occupancy, and revenue. Ensures that occupancy projections are met. Administers the overall furniture and equipment inventory for the department and oversee systematic repair and/or replacement of furniture. Ensures an effective key management system. 
  • Housing – Provide indirect oversight to the housing selection process utilizing StarRez, accurate assignment communication to all residents, and billing for all residents. Oversees roommate matching and adjustment challenges when they arise.  
  • Communication - Communicates with residents and families regarding Student Code of Conduct and Student Life policies and questions, important dates, identifying appropriate solutions when issues and complaints emerge. Communicates with residents regarding room changes or changes in roommates. In consultation with Student Life and Communications, develop brochures, web pages, social media outreach, video technology, and various other materials to inform residents about relevant policies, processes, and other timelines for the Residential Life program.
  • Policy development - Oversees the implementation of existing policies and develops effective policies and procedures to ensure a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate general campus and residential learning community (as needed).
  • Assessment-Articulates specific, measurable learning objectives for residential life. Office of Equity and Inclusion, and Student Engagement, develops appropriate learning strategies and utilize effective means to assess learning and program effectiveness. Utilizes outcome information to improve the delivery of services and improve the learning environment.
  • Collaboration-Serves as an effective liaison among Residential Life and Campus Safety, Information Technology, Admissions, Financial Aid, Business Office, Dining Services, Facilities, Housekeeping, Grounds, Academic Affairs, Advancement, Conference Services, other Student Life departments and other departments of the College. Collaborates closely with the College’s Facilities/Housekeeping Departments to identify and respond to immediate maintenance needs, as well as develops plans for deferred maintenance and capital requests consistent with College’s annual budget proposal process.
  • Data Management-Oversees the development and management of various databases including student general information lookup, student conduct and PEAP. Compile annual statistics. Maintains Orientation, Campus Life, and other websites.
  • Represents the Dean of Students at events and meetings and respond to other duties, as assigned.

Additional Functions of the Job: 

  • Represent the College as appropriate in its relationship with the community, government agencies, professional organizations, and other groups.
  • Serve as a Title IX investigator.
  • Attend division wide meetings.
  • Serve on institutional committees as requested.

Position Specifications and Requirements:
Previous Experience:
Seven to ten years of professional experience in student affairs and a commitment to the ideals of liberal arts education. Evidence of ability to inspire students to achieve much academically and as potential leaders. Experience working with student judiciary processes, residential life, student engagement, equity and inclusion, programming, leadership development, publications, web page development and management expected.  

Knowledge and Education:  Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field required doctorate preferred. 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: June 15, 2018

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 departments 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 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: 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 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.

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 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 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: 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


Men's & Women's Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach

Job Purpose

Whittier College’s Department of Athletics is accepting applications for an Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach.  This is a full-time appointment accompanied with an attractive benefits package. 

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000.
    
Description

Whittier is an NCAA Division III athletic program offering 22 varsity athletic programs and is a member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The selected candidate will assist in the areas of recruiting, student-athlete development and academic achievement, practice and meet day coaching, strength and conditioning, travel organization, team transportation, meet management, administrative office duties and other duties as assigned by the head coach.  The candidate will also be responsible for adhering to all College, conference and NCAA rules and requirements relevant to the overall conduct of the intercollegiate men’s and women’s swim and dive program. Provide leadership to ensure a quality student-athlete experience that develops the athletes through campus and community involvement. 

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and collegiate swim and dive coaching experience required.  Proven ability to train and recruit at the Division III collegiate level. Ability to accept and carry out assigned program and responsibilities. Ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. Ability to pass the NCAA recruiting test and have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. A demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically is essential. A demonstrated commitment to building a positive team culture. Needs to have the ability to work collaboratively within the structure and framework of an Athletics Department and College.

Application Process

To apply send a letter of application, resume/vita, and contact information (e-mail addresses and telephone numbers) for at least three references to: Lance Franey, Associate Athletic Director Whittier College, Whittier, CA 90602 or to lfraney@whittier.edu. Whittier College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. A Criminal Background Investigation will be required for the hired candidate.

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


Nurse Practitioner

The Student Health & Wellness Center at Whittier College seeks a Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing clinical care to patients in the Student Health & Wellness Center.  This individual will also provide cross-campus collaboration, particularly with the Counseling Center, Disability Services, Athletic Department, Student Life Office, Residence Life Office and the Student Life Crisis Management Team and Wellness Coalition.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 19 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part time-7-8 months
Salary Range: $55.00 to $65.00 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:

  1. The incumbent will provide primary care in a college health setting.
  2. The position practices independently within the defined scope of practice and prescribes medications in accordance with California Law.
  3. Specific duties include: assessing and identifying problem area through detailed history, physical exam and appropriate diagnostic tests; performing lab tests; determining appropriate treatment; appropriately determining the need for physician consultation and/or physician collaboration; and performing other duties as assigned.
  4. Position reports to the Director of Student Health & Wellness Center.
  5. Utilizes EMR effectively.
  6. Provides consultation, cooperative case management and professional leadership with Student Health Wellness Center staff.
  7. Provides continuity of care to patients by coordinating health care needs through intervention, counseling and referral on and off campus.
  8. Promotes health and maintenance, promotion and self-advocacy by individualized teaching and providing information for self-care and behavioral change for each student as appropriate.
  9. Identifies and responds to students at risk for serious health conditions. 

Non-Essential Functions of the Job:

  1. None identified at this time

Position Specifications and Requirements:
Knowledge and Education:

  1. Knowledge of current standards of college health service practice and available resources in the field
  2. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, ability to communicate effectively with students and staff from a wide variety of cultural and ethnical backgrounds.
  3. Knowledge of safety issues related to student health services, equipment and facilities.
  4. Possession of a current Nurse Practitioner licensure-furnishing number and DEA #  in California. 
  5. Requires a Master’s degree.
  6. Board certified as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner with California licensure by AANP or AANC and two years ambulatory care experience, preferably in college health or adolescent care.
  7. New NP graduates will be considered based on their background, clinical experience and letters of recommendation.
  8. Experience with women’s health care, young adults and health education preferred.
  9. Experience with electronic health records.
  10. Serving adults and adolescents.
  11. Ability to develop rapport with current student body and to relate to the concerns and issues of their generation.
  12. Ability to work in a matrixed reporting environment, following direction from university superiors & practice within the established collaborative agreement.
  13. Ability to develop effective, collaborative relationships with members of the Student Health & Wellness Center staff, Athletic Trainers, Coaches and other individuals affecting student health.
  14. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel, and/or database tools.

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


Program Coordinator/Graduate Assistant

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

Hours: 20 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Part time-Single year
Salary Range: Housing plus $3,000 stipend paid over 2 semesters

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

Responsibilities

Community Development

  • Understanding of the philosophy of student development and applicable theories to practical and everyday residence hall experiences.
  • Be available to interact with students and staff on a daily basis.
  • Assist staff and students’ programming for floors, buildings and residential areas.
  • Serve as role model and maintain a standard of professional conduct with students.

Supervision

  • Assist Associate Director in supervising 2-5 student work study students
  • Assist Associate Director and Assistant Director/Area Director in conducting weekly CA staff meetings.
  • Assist Associate Director in meeting with student staff individually to provide support and direction.
  • Assist in the recruiting, selecting, and training of student/professional staff.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of CA training.
  • Assist in the planning and implementing of in-service trainings and provide development activities to promote positive job performance within the student staff roles.
  • Assist the Associate Director in the evaluation of staff regularly and hold staff accountable to job expectations.

Counseling/Advising

  • Be sensitive and responsive to students’ emotional, personal, behavioral and academic needs; advising and making appropriate referrals.
  • Assist Associate Director in attending to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological, and other crises/emergency situations. Being aware of and assisting the Associate Director in responding to the effects such crises have on the community.
  • Be knowledgeable of the various campus resources such as: Health Center, Campus Safety, Student Counseling Center, Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD), Office of Student Engagement (OSE), Disability Student Services (DSS), and the Center for Advising and Academic Success.
  • Be accessible and approachable to students. 

Administration

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of opening, every day functions, and closing of the residence halls.
  • Manage, consult on, and respond to general Housing & Residential Life inquiries (electronic, phone, mailings, etc.).
  • Coordinate with campus partners and/or 3rd party vendors as assigned.
  • Assist in the planning and implantation of Fall and Spring Orientation as well as Admissions events.
  • Process maintenance work orders, CA Duty Logs, and any other college forms/databases as needed.
  • Communicate as needed with partnering offices/campus officials such as Campus Safety, Facilities, OSE, OEI and Dean of Students.
  • Attend regular Housing & Residential Life Staff meetings.
  • Serve on assigned committees.
  • Chair/coordinate department/campus committees and/or events when needed.
  • Attend Divisional meetings as requested.
  • Meet weekly with supervisor and regularly keep apprised of any necessary updates/information.
  • Maintain at least 20 office hours in residential spaces as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Policy Enforcement/Crises Management

  • Communicate, interpret, and enforce College and residence hall policies, and procedures. Encourage behavior consistent with the Whittier College Code of Conduct and hold students accountable for their actions.
  • Recommend changes in policies and procedures.  
  • Update or create policies/procedures as requested.
  • Follow up with students as part of the Poet Early Alert Program (PEAP) as directed by supervisor.
  • Serve as a member of the residence life on-call rotation.

Position Specifications and Requirements

Previous Experience

One to three years of post-bachelor’s 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

Bachelor’s Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related field preferred. 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. Currently enrolled in a Higher Education focused Graduate program preferred.  

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


Safety and Compliance Coordinator 

The Campus Safety Office at Whittier College seeks a Safety and Compliance Coordinator. The Safety and Compliance Coordinator is responsible for Environmental Health, Safety, and Clery Compliancy.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full time
Salary Range: $18 - $20 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports To: Director of Campus Safety
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Campus Safety

Responsibilities

The specific responsibilities for this role fall into the following primary areas:

Campus Safety Survey Administrator

  • Serves as the institution's designated "Campus Safety Survey Administrator," as defined by the Department of Education
  • Develops and facilitates the institution's Clery Act Compliance program
  • Prepares, publishes, and distributes the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
  • Prepares and publishes daily safety compliance activity logs 
  • Identifies and trains institutional "Campus Security Authorities", and key institutional administrators in accordance with Clery Act compliance requirements
  • Manages the institution's Timely Warning Report Program in coordination with Communications Department 
  • Collaborates with the Emergency Management Team and the Title IX Committee to ensure compliance with the "Emergency Notification" requirements of the Clery Act

Crime Data Analysis

  • Maintains, publishes, and distributes weekly crime report
  • Performs a variety of tasks related to the analysis, interpretation, and communication of crime data
  • Manages the development of partnerships between the Police Department and the College, to enhance the quality of life on campus through the education of students, staff, faculty and residents in various aspects of crime awareness and prevention
  • Maintains and manages RMS data and reporting in accordance with Clery Act requirements
  • Analyzes statistical information and prepare analysis reports and bulletins 

Community Outreach and Education

  • Develops, coordinate and provide presentations, information and training opportunities to meet community needs in relation to criminal statistical data and crime prevention
  • Develops, reviews and researches Campus Safety and community initiatives/programs including crime prevention through environmental design, neighborhood watch, Rape Aggression Defense (RAD), first-aid/CPR/AED certification, and other safety related programs 
  • Act as a liaison between Campus Safety and other departments to ensure safety program development, compliance
  • Encourages community involvement and the development of creative approaches to public safety
  • Participates in the coordination of the College’s efforts to impact perceived and actual crime problems and provides feedback to the College and the Campus Safety department regarding community concerns and initiatives

Environmental Health and Safety

  • Ensures that federal, state, and local laws, regulations, rules and codes are observed. 
  • Coordinates with the Chemical Hygiene Officer on development and implementation of HAZ-MAT procedures and policies.
  • Plans, develops and implements safety training for new employee orientation and annual required programs
  • Identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace, conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices
  • Monitors, revises, and implements ongoing updates in safety regulations, laws or reporting requirements

Non-essential Functions of the Job

  • Performs other duties, special projects and serves on other campus committees as assigned
  •  The candidate may be assigned to augment the overall operation of an event. 
  • Purchasing of all required safety supplies, products or training items 
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Covers desk (basic)

Position Specifications and Requirements

  • Must be proactive and dependable
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal guidance
  • Must be able to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or verbal form
  • Must be able to provide expertise in investigating and analyzing problems
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and utilize sound judgment on sensitive matters
  • Ability to gather data and conduct research
  • Ability to take initiative and independently plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved
  • Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively
  • Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction
  • Ability to analyze data and make accurate projections based on statistical and investigative techniques
  • Ability to compile, write and present reports related to campus safety, crime prevention, Title IX regulations, Clery Act and other federal regulation compliance
  • The ability to multitask and adhere to project deadlines  
  • Ability to provide research, development and evaluation of policies and programs, including the collection, evaluation and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
  • Must demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the Campus Safety department, as well as serve as a liaison between specified organizational units

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND/OR equivalent training and administrative work experience involving the study, analysis and evaluation leading to the development or revision of safety policies, procedures and practices. 
Work experience may be substituted in part for education 

Specialized Skills Required

Experience facilitating/administering crime prevention programs, and safety training. Knowledge of federal and state public safety reporting requirements including, but not limited to: Clery Act, Title-IX, DOJ and other applicable crime data reporting requirements. Experience in project management and public speaking. Proficient in the use of computers including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and graphics editing.  

Desirable Qualifications

Training and experience in crime analysis and preparation of Campus Annual Security Reports. Experience working in higher education. Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to develop strategic solutions. Technical fluency with the Microsoft Office Professional Suite, or an equivalent enterprise management system, Google mail and calendaring programs. Experience utilizing Records Management Systems (RMS). 

Highly Desirable Qualifications

Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the Colleges vision and core values.

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Possess a valid California driver's license. 
  • Be available for on-call assignments or alternate work schedules, including nights and/or weekends. 
  • The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the as a condition of employment.
  • Additionally, must possess at the time of hire a Clean DMV driving record.

*Be able to wear a negative pressure respirator.*

Work Environment

Typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer/video display terminal and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.

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


Study Abroad Advisor

The Office of International Programs at Whittier College seeks a Study Abroad Advisor. The Study Abroad Advisor will assist in student advising, outreach, and preparedness for success in semester study abroad opportunities. This position will also assist in study abroad program planning and management from development phases to assessment, including marketing and recruitment, application processing, and addressing student issues. The Study Abroad Advisor will develop and lead on-campus international programming. This position will work closely with both the Assistant Director and the Director of the Office of International Programs as well as faculty, other staff, and students.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: non-exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full time, 10 months
Salary Range: $16.50-$18.00 per hour; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.

Reports to: Director, Office of International Programs
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Office of International Programs

Responsibilities:
Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Advise and support students during the pre-application, application, pre-departure, abroad, and returnee phases. Advising may include information about financial aid/scholarships, transfer credits, international travel planning, visa applications, cultural awareness, health and safety, finances, and other topics.
  • Understand and advise on Whittier College and partner policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement student recruitment strategies and marketing materials.
  • Coordinate and lead information sessions, pre-departure orientations, and re-entry meetings.
  • Organize workshops in partnership with academic and student affairs offices across campus such as the Counseling Center, the Center for Advising and Academic Success (CAAS), and the Center for Career and Professional Development.
  • Create and edit content for the Office of International Programs website using Wordpress.
  • Maintain communication with partner institutions, external program providers and vendors.
  • Develop and update advising materials.
  • Organize the annual Study Abroad Fair and Global Poet Graduation Reception. Develop and implement new intercultural programs.
  • Process semester study abroad applications and generate reports as needed.
  • Research and advise on specific country entry requirements for each program.
  • Maintain departmental files, reports, and databases.
  • Assist in the selection and supervision of student employees.

Non-Essential Functions of the Job:

  1. None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Previous experience with programming and advising students at a collegiate level
  • Ability to problem solve, organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail; ability to work effectively independently and within groups
  • Excellent research, oral and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, email, Adobe Acrobat, etc.)
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends; Willingness to travel within the US and/or internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, business or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Two years of experience working in an education abroad office or in study abroad advisement
  • Proficiency in a second language
  • Previous study abroad experience

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


Title V Project Director 

The Title V Office at Whittier College seeks a Title V Project Director. Reporting to the President, the Title V Project Director is responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of Title V grant activities through the Advancing STEM Academic Programs (ASAP) at Whittier College to achieve the project’s objectives of “Increasing Capacity for STEM Learning and Research.” To bolster graduation and retention rates of Hispanic and other underrepresented students by providing necessary support for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math learning and research, the Director will facilitate the use of resources for maximum effectiveness and in compliance with federal guidelines. The Title V Project Director is a contractual position ending 9/30/2020, contingent upon the annual renewal of Title V federal funding and satisfactory performance.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Full Time/Part Time status: Full time
Salary Range: $60,000-$75,000; Salary will commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge. 

Reports to: College President
Location/Department: Whittier College (Main Campus)/Title V

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to Title V program planning, implementation, and evaluation processes. Develop strategies to institutionalize Title V initiatives at the College.
  • Collaborate effectively with the Vice Presidents, Steering Committee, Center for Advising and Academic Success, Center for Career and Professional Development, faculty leads, and staff to coordinate activities with existing resources and services. 
  • Communicate project goals and objectives to all College constituencies and project collaborators. Issue quarterly reports summarizing progress for the President, the Steering Committee, and others. Develop and maintain a Title V Policy and Procedures Manual that embodies the requirements of program statutes, regulations, and policy statements.
  • Manage the program budget in strict compliance with federal guidelines, authorize allowable expenditures and quarterly financial reports.
  • Prepare and submit all reports required by the Department of Education. Communicate with Title V program office. Attend Title V Project Director conference. Coordinate overall evaluation of project with external evaluator and College staff.
  • Participate in the hiring of grant-funded personnel and provide administrative supervision. 

Non-essential Functions of the Job: 

  1. None identified at this time.

Position Specifications and Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a STEM area required.
  • Five years of administrative experience in higher education, preferably at a liberal arts college.
  • Three years of experience managing grant programs, including budgets, preferably with Title III, Title V or HSI STEM initiatives. 
  • Two years of experience in postsecondary instruction or student support services in a college environment preferred. 
  • Knowledge of distance learning and digital media preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to implementation of research-based strategies and performance indicators for outcomes assessment.
  • Experience working with and insight into the needs of first-generation and/or underrepresented college students, and a commitment to the ideals of a liberal arts education.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse student, faculty, and community groups.
  • Proven ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Application Deadline: Until Filled 

The position is based in Whittier, California.  To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary history 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


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.