Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Position: Full Time/Temporary Groundskeeper Phoenix College

Phoenix College Groundskeeper

*Previous professional groundskeeping or landscaping experience is preferred.

Representative duties are as follows:

Performs general grounds maintenance work; sweeps walks and parking areas; maintains hoses, supplies, tools, and equipment in proper condition and repair; uses tractor or various lawn mowers to cut grass areas; performs minor repair and adjustment of equipment; plants, transplants, cultivates, waters, irrigates ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, trees and flowers; fertilizes, waters, irrigates, and cares for lawns; trims trees, hedges, and shrubs; prepares and treats soil for planting; spades and fertilizes flowerbeds; assists in keeping assigned areas free from pest and plant diseases; rakes leaves and hoes weeds; operates small and medium size trucks and various lawn maintenance equipment; prepares athletic fields and other surfaces by dragging and resurfacing; maintains irrigation and sprinkler systems; sets up facilities for special events such as baseball, football and soccer fields; marks fields according to specifications; picks up rubbish and papers; performs general grounds cleaning; assists in moving furniture and equipment; performs concrete and block work; digs trenches for electrical lines; performs related duties as assigned.

The successful applicants must be able to understand and follow through on oral and written communication. The position may require lifting of up to 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking. The work is strictly outdoors.

The job is described as Monday through Thursday during the summer session, 4:00am to 2:30pm, 30 minute lunch. Starting August 9th, the position becomes Monday through Friday, 5:00am to 1:30pm, eight hours per day, 30 minute lunch, overtime possible. The pay depends on experience, no benefits, paid bi-weekly. Length of service is undetermined.

Applications can be picked up at the Phoenix College Operations Office at the far side of the North Parking Lot (Flower Street near 11th Avenue) between 7:00am and 3:00pm. Completed applications should be dropped off at the Phoenix College Operations Office by Thursday, July 29th at 12:00pm. Selected candidates will be contacted for interview, references checked.

Only candidates in physical possession of a valid Arizona Driver's License and bona fide social security card need apply.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Position: Full Time/Temporary Student Service Specialist Phoenix College

Student Services Specialist
Phoenix College- Early Outreach

Full time, Temporary position
(Due to the hours required this is not a student worker position)
Start date: Immediate       
Deadline for applications is Friday August, 13, 2010.

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Director of Early Outreach provides one-stop college student services access for students enrolled in high school early outreach programs.  Services include but not limited to: admissions, placement testing, financial aid information, academic advisement, registration, community education and referrals to related services.  This position has significant responsibility for advising high school students and parents regarding the college's student services functions and is the primary liaison between PC, participating high schools, students and parents.  This position has major responsibilities for coordinating and providing services for high school students and their parents as well as tracking students' academic progress from high school graduation through the community college transfer process to the university.

Duties Include:
•    Receive and review program applications to determine eligibility into programs.
•    Maintain and compile program statistical data and provide academic advisement to program participants
•    Coordinate program orientations and outreach events with other key principals in the program.
•    Provide career counseling to program participants.
•    Perform outreach and recruitment activities to promote the college and its programs, and participate in activities to support retention of program participants and the college's students.

Knowledge and Skills Desired
•    Experience working in an educational institution, and familiar with multiple student services areas
•    -Knowledge of computer software including but limited to Microsoft Office Suite, database/spreadsheet applications, and internet applications
•    -Experience working with diverse and at-risk populations
•    -Experience working independently
•    -Ability to prepare, maintain, and interpret statistical data
•    -Experience coordinating, planning, and executing various recruitment and retention activities

 Desired Experience
•    Bachelor's degree preferred
•    Experience working in a one-stop service environment
•    Experience in program delivery to high school students
•    Experience developing and maintaining external partnerships
•    Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred but not required

(32-40 Hours a Week)
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Tuesday through Thursday
7:30AM-4:30PM Friday
8:00AM- 2:00PM Saturday*
*Will be required to work Saturdays or extended hours

Hourly Wage
$14.50 / hour
No benefits

Applications can be returned to:
Phoenix College
Office of Early Outreach
1202 West Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Attention:  Yvonne Tapia
 OR in person at the HC  Building- Lower Level (HC3)
Interviews will be scheduled after reference checking is completed.
You will be contacted within two weeks of us receiving your application if selected for an interview.
Include a resume and at least two references (Business Name, Supervisor Name, & Contact Phone Number).  Applications received without the reference information will not be considered for an interview.

Enrollment Services Clerk at Phoenix College Fulltime/Temporary

Enrollment Services Clerk
Phoenix College

Full time, Temporary position
(Due to the hours required, this is not a student worker position.)

Start date: Immediate      

Deadline for applications:  Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Job Summary
Provide customer service assistance to current and prospective Phoenix College students through multi-line phone system and in person. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, have excellent customer service/communication skills and enjoy working with people.

Duties Include:
•    Assist students with admission and registration over the phone,
on self-service computers and in person
•    Provide accurate, detailed information to students, faculty and the public
•    Perform comfortably in a fast-paced environment
•    Respond to a high volume of incoming/outgoing telephone calls
•    Answer customer inquiries in a courteous and professional manner
•    Follow detailed processes, procedures, and policies
•    Process transcripts, verifications, assist with filing, and perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills Desired
•    Good keyboarding/computer skills
•    Ability to provide courteous customer service in person and over the phone
•    Ability to follow written and verbal directions
•    Effective listening skills
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Ability to work well with a diverse student population
•    Attentive to detail and high degree of accuracy
•    Ability to maintain professional attitude
•    Ability to communicate policies and procedures
•    High school diploma or GED required

Desired Experience
•    Experience working in an office setting
•    Experience providing customer service, in person and by telephone
•    Experience working in a college or university setting
•    Experience processing registration and fee payments

(40 Hours a Week)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fridays
*May be required to work some weekends or extended hours. Summer hours are four 10-hour work days Monday through Thursday.

Hourly Wage
$9.00 / hour
No benefits

Applications can be picked up and returned to:
Phoenix College
Admissions & Records
1202 West Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Attention:  Corina Conchola
OR in person at the A&R Building

Interviews may be scheduled after reference checking is completed. You will be contacted within two weeks of us receiving your application if selected for an interview.

Include a resume and at least two references (business name, supervisor name, and contact phone number). Applications received without the reference information will not be considered for an interview.

You will be contacted only if your application is considered.