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Program Office Coordinator - IMPACT

Bellingham Technical College   Bellingham, WA   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 16, 2024
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Bellingham Technical College invites applications for one full-time regular classified Program Office Coordinator for the Open Doors Youth Reengagement (IMPACT!) Program. This position reports to the IMPACT! Youth Reengagement Program Director. This position is anticipated to start about August 1, 2024.

Under general direction of the IMPACT! Director, this position will perform work using knowledge and experience specific to the IMPACT! Program, exercise judgement in interpreting and applying rules and regulations, independently provide information to students, staff, programs participants and the public regarding program content, policies, procedures, and recommend alternative courses of action. Additionally, this position will project, maintain, initiate, and approve expenditures on program budgets. This position works with Instruction in program planning, coordinating, and monitoring program activities to determine consistency with program goals. This position also communicates with K-12 representatives to coordinate student enrollment and reports, interacts with prospective students, and responds to general public inquiries about the program. Additionally, this position supports the daily function of the BTC Assessment Center by covering breaks and time-off for Assessment Center staff.  

Required minimum qualifications include High school graduate or equivalent AND Minimum two years of recent, full-time clerical experience with increasing responsibilities over time in an office setting; clerical or administrative work that includes working with the public and/or students; OR An Associate degree or higher AND minimum one-year recent employment in similar setting and/or educational setting; OR a combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered. 

Effective July 1, 2024, the salary is in accordance with the negotiated agreement with the Bellingham Education Support Team (BEST), Range 8, $4,261 per month ($24.49 per hour), with annual increments to $5,351 per month ($30.75 per hour) after five years of BTC experience in this position.  The regular work schedule is generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but may be scheduled during the 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. workday; schedule may vary, especially around quarter start, end and peak dates, and may require some overtime hours. The position will be expected to work onsite full-time.

Leave is subject to the BEST negotiated agreement which expires June 30, 2026.  This position receives 8 hours per month of sick leave and starts with 10.67 hours per month (16 days per year) of vacation leave, 24 hours of personal leave and 12 paid state/college holidays per calendar year. The vacation and personal leave are available after successful completion of a 180 worked day probationary period. Benefits also include a Washington State insurance package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term disability; a retirement benefits package, with choice between the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Plan 2 or 3, up to five days of bereavement leave, depending on relative, up to 5 days birth/adoption leave, military leave per RCW 38.40.060 and paid civil/jury duty. Additional optional benefits include ability to participate in a medical Flexible Spending plan, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending plan, or Health Savings Account; Dependent Care Assistance; auto and homeowners insurance discounts, employee only tuition waiver assistance; and two voluntary investment (not matched) programs - TIAA (403b) or the State Deferred Compensation (457) plan.

Bellingham Technical College is committed to recruiting dedicated employees who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a welcoming and supportive working environment for a diverse employee and student population with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.