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Campus Compact VISTA Arapahoe CC Announcement



AmeriCorps

Littleton, CO
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ID: 709
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Temporary

Please note: This position is not employed by ACC. This position is employed by AmeriCorps but works on ACC campuses. Applications will not be accepted on this site and the Apply button below will not route you to AmeriCorps' job site. Applications must be submitted to https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=110501.

Campus Compact VISTA Arapahoe CC - Workforce Development, CO

Job Summary

This is a full time (35 hours a week) position with a service term from August 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023

The Career & Workforce VISTA will, in conjunction with ACC’s Career Services, Workforce & Community Programs Office, and Admissions, build the capacity of the college to connect low-income students to obtain workforce training, education, and skills that meet employer needs and lead to increased employment through conducting research, analyzing data, building partnerships, and developing a sustainable pipeline for improved job placement from both credit and non-credit programs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, assess the current employment levels of our low-income students in both our credit and non-credit programs and identify barriers to career growth and increased employment opportunities. Create repository of current workforce partnerships and engage local industry partners to build partnerships for sustainable pipeline and continued student workforce development. Design and implement activities that provide, support, and/or facilitate access to workforce development resources and services intended to improve employability and, ultimately, lead to employment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, administrator, and employer stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and planning skills.
  • Proficiency in database management, Microsoft Office programs, and use of the web.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working in academic advising, career advising, or workforce development.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Experience developing, marketing, and implementing workshops and programs.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, administrator, and employer stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and planning skills.
  • Proficiency in database management, Microsoft Office programs, and use of the web.

Physical & Cognitive Demands

The following are some of the physical and cognitive demands commonly associated with this position.

  • Occasionally moves, positions, and transports standard office supplies and equipment weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • This is largely a sedentary role. This position operates in an office environment and constantly uses a computer, and routinely uses standard office equipment including phones, copiers, etc.
  • The person in this position constantly communicates with internal and external constituents and students. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Cognitive demands include comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, negotiating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.
  • May be required to work out of any ACC campus location. Occasional after-hours or weekend work may be required.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement 

Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process and/or during the course of employment, please contact Angela Johnson, Director of Human Resources, at 303.797.5715 or Angela.Johnson@arapahoe.edu.

Stipend and Benefits Provided by AmeriCorps and Campus Compact

  • Bi-weekly living allowance of $674.66 [rate determined by county, follow the link]
  • End of service award* (AmeriCorps member must choose one of two options)
    • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award ($6,345)
    • End-of-Service Cash Stipend ($1,803.10)
  • Relocation stipend for candidates moving more than 50 miles ($750)
  • Healthcare benefits (AmeriCorps member must choose one of two options)
    • Healthcare allowance for out-of-pocket expenses
    • Basic healthcare coverage
  • 10 Days Personal Leave
  • 10 Days Sick Leave
  • Child care assistance for children under 13 years of age**
  • Student loan forbearance or deferment (depending on lender)
  • 1 year of noncompetitive eligibility for federal positions*
  • Access to professional development opportunities provided by Campus Compact & AmeriCorps

*Contingent on the successful completion of a whole term of service

**Household income restrictions apply

Additional Benefits Provided by Arapahoe Community College

  • Parking pass
  • Access to free or reduced courses
  • Access to fitness center
  • Access to professional development and training opportunities
  • Internet or Phone Stipend
  • Laptop and technology to work remotely

Contact Information:

Laura Aycock
Interim Director Career and Transfer Services
Laura.Aycock@arapahoe.edu
303-797-5885

Please note: This position is not employed by ACC. This position is employed by AmeriCorps but works on ACC campuses. Applications will not be accepted on this site and the Apply button below will not route you to AmeriCorps' job site. Applications must be submitted to https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=110501.

 


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