• EVERY STUDENT, EVERY CHANCE, EVERY DAY •Dr. David E. Cash, Superintendent • 720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 • (805) 963-4338
Classified salary schedule, Range 32.
Under the direction of the assistant principal, coordinate the services, activities and operations of a high school career center; perform a variety of technical and clerical work in gathering, organizing and disseminating career information to students, teachers, counselors and parents.
Coordinate and oversee the daily activities of assigned high school’s career center; receive and screen phone calls and visitors; provide information regarding career center activities and programs; schedule, oversee and facilitate a master calendar for the use of career center; provide career and college information to students, teachers, counselors and parents, including information about career exploration, job search and placement, vocational and apprenticeship programs, business schools, technical and trade schools, and two- and four- year colleges. Assist students, teachers, and counselors to locate career and college information; demonstrate and instruct users in the proper operation of audio visual equipment, interactive computer programs and other resource materials available; research files for information requests. Monitor students using the career center; assist in administering and scoring a variety of vocational interest and aptitude tests; forward test results to counselors. Organize and maintain information brochures, pamphlets, and other resource information related to careers, higher education and job opportunities; order additional materials and renew subscriptions as needed and within budget constraints; assist in budget planning and monitor expenditures. Plan and coordinate career fairs, college nights and other special career center activities and events. Perform a variety of clerical duties in support of the day-to-day operations of assigned career center; maintain a variety of records on students and activities in the career center; type a variety of materials including work permits, requisitions, flyers, bibliographies, reports, newsletters, and promotions for special events; compose and type own correspondence. Train, direct and monitor the work of student assistants and volunteer personnel as assigned. Perform related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school plus two years of increasingly responsible clerical experience in an educational or administrative setting working with high school students; training or experience in vocational counseling preferred.
Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of basic procedures, operations and activities of a high school career center; rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions related to assigned student services program; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; record-keeping techniques; correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary; general needs and behavior of high school students; technical aspects of field of specialty. Ability to assist students, teachers, and counselors by providing career and college information; perform specialized clerical and technical duties in assigned student services area; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain a variety of accurate and complete records and filing systems; maintain career center in a neat and orderly condition; prepare routine reports; speak before groups of students and adults; operate standard office equipment including computer and audio-visual equipment; type at 45 words per minute from clear copy (verification of typing required with application); read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; work independently with little direction; prioritize and schedule own work and the work of others.
Physical Abilities: Seeing to read and observe students; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate standard office equipment, including computer keyboard, and audio visual equipment; bending at the waist to assist students; hearing and speaking to exchange information.