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Job Placement Specialist
Compton Community College District in Compton, California
Date Posted 04/20/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Admin-Human Resources
Salary $3325.62 - $4913.44  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 05/13/2022

Job Placement Specialist

Salary: $3325.62 - $4913.44 per month

Req: C2022-033

Deadline: 05/13/2022 @ 3:00 p.m. PST

Complete job description and application available online at: https://compton.igreentree.com/css_classified/CSSPage_Welcome.ASP?T=20220308144614&


Under general supervision and at the direction of an assigned administrator, the Job Placement Specialist will implement a business engagement program using labor market data and established unsubsidized employment opportunities for Compton College students and alumni. The Job Placement Specialist will work closely with students and alumni who seek employment opportunities that align with their program of study in order to achieve their professional goals.This position will utilize Compton College's Strong Workforce metrics in relation to student job placement.


Receives direct or general supervision from the assigned Administrator.


Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job

Interview participants to assess interest/qualifications for unsubsidized placement and internship opportunities.

Initiate and maintain ongoing personal contacts with a variety of businesses, local chambers, Work Source Partners and industry representatives to promote the value of training and employing students/alum who have been educated by Compton College.

Understand how/where to search for job leads; keep current with trends and maintains updated labor market information obtained through research.

Collect data from employers related to job orders, including requirements and skills and upload to online job posting system.

Ability to successfully match job skills with applicant qualifications.

Contacts prospective places of employment (including cold calls) to inform potential employers of the benefits and support services provided to them, including addressing employer's special needs. These are to be supplementary, not duplicative of Work Source center employment opportunities.

Maintain database of program graduates, alumni and students for accurate job placement, activities and outcomes.

Provides necessary follow-up strategies to assist students placed into jobs or internships.

Coordinates job placement activities with campus discipline and program leadership, and industry advisory committees.

Assist students in the use of resources and technology for job search activities.

Attend offsite meetings as a means of connecting and establishing long-term business relationships with the District.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:


A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in business administration, public administration, educational administration, student services administration, adult education or a closely-related field AND two years of full-time, paid professional-level experience in related duties and responsibilities.


Typical office setting Extensive computer work

Long periods of standing and sitting

Adjustable work schedule to include nights and weekends Lifting boxes and storage up to 25 pounds


May be required to be on-call and to work various shifts or emergencies on evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Criminal Justice Fingerprints.

Tuberculosis screening.

District pre-placement drug testing at District expense.


Diversified medical, dental, vision and life insurance programs.

$50,000 term life insurance plan, long term care and long-term disability insurance plans.

Benefits also include up to 22 vacation days and 12 sick days per year.

Staff members contribute a percentage of their monthly salary to the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) or Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and, where applicable, to Social Security.


Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1. Online application: Compton Community College District - Administration - Human Resources

2. Cover letter. (Letter of introduction highlighting your education and experience.)

3. Resume.

Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf.

*Please Note: Documents uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.



Compton Community College District - Administration - Human Resources


Any individual with a disability, who requires reasonable accommodation, may request assistance by contacting the Human Resources Office at (310) 900-1600 extension 2400, or completing form PC1105, a minimum of five (5) working days prior to closing date for this position.


Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.

Applicants who meet the basic qualifications and who are also deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense. During the campus visit, each applicant will be tested and/or interviewed.

The selection procedure will consist of an Examination and Qualification Appraisal Interview (worth 100%).

The Examination will be evaluated as part of the Interview.

Examinations may consist of a written or performance test, an evaluation of training and experience, an oral examination or interview, or other tests determined by the Personnel Commission.


To be considered in the initial committee review, all materials requested in this vacancy notice must be received no later than the filing deadline. Applicants wishing to apply for more than one position must submit separate materials for each position. The District does not return materials submitted an application for a position. SUBMISSION OF THESE MATERIALS IS THE APPLICANT'S RESPONSIBILITY.

During the interview, consideration will be given to factors in addition to education and experience, including but not limited to professional development, ability to work with others, and commitment to meet student needs.

The District reserves the right to contact the current or most recent employer and to investigate past employment records of applicants selected for interview.

Applicants who are eliminated from consideration will be notified by letter or email. Candidates should not expect official notification of the status of their candidacy until the Special Trustee has acted upon the District's recommendation for employment.

The District reserves the right to extend the deadline, re-advertise the position, or to delay indefinitely filling this position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. Staffing of this position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

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