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Student Programming, Government and Ambassadors

Company: Tacoma Community College
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are Note: This position is for currently enrolled TCC Students only. If not currently enrolled as a TCC Student please apply to the other listed positions and/or pools available on the TCC jobs/employment portal, thank you. Tacoma Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 14,000 students. We embrace our identity as a community college and strongly encourage applications from candidates who recognize and honor the important role that equity, diversity, and inclusion brings to an educational community. Our stated mission is to create meaningful and relevant learning, inspire greater equity, and celebrate success in our lives and in our communities. We are recognized nationally as an, Achieving the Dream "leader college" and our faculty are engaged in innovative work to improve student retention and program completion. According to the Community College Survey of Student Engagement, TCC ranks high on measures of active learning and academic challenge, thanks to our creative and scholarly faculty. We seek to recruit and retain a workforce that: Reflects the diversity of our community. Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching. Is attracted by the campus mission promoting equitable access to educational opportunities. Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations. Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others. Engages effectively with the community both within and outside of TCC. Regional Setting For information on Tacoma and the surrounding area: https://www.tacomacc.edu/tcc-life/life_in_tacoma Position Summary for Student Government, Event Team, Titan Today, Peer Ambassadors & RepresentativesEncourage student participation and involvement in extracurricular opportunities including activities, events, workshops, panels, clubs and organizations, on and off campus educational programming, etc.Advertise and create marketing materials for events and student opportunities in multiple formats (online, print, expressive arts, etc.)Identify and connect students to resources, supplies, equipment, and materials that promote student successPerform word processing tasks and various clerical duties Represent Tacoma Community College as a student leaderParticipate in staff meetings, projects, and partnershipsRecruit and spark prospective students into leadership, internships, research and volunteering opportunitiesMaintain an inclusive, vibrant, and clean environmentPerform other duties as assigned by supervisorThis recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur. Essential Functions MESA Peer Ambassadors: Encourage student participation in MESA Advertise and attend events sponsored by MESA Ensure that all students sign in and out of the MESA Center Represent the MESA program on and off-campus and at Outreach events Explain MESA Program qualifications and program overview OSE Peer Ambassadors: Collaborate and work with the OSE Director to plan and facilitate the Identity, Culture, and Community (ICC) Workshops throughout the year. Contact faculty to arrange class meetings, as well as other campus staff and faculty to ensure students and those who serve students are aware of OSE and other campus offerings, as well as to raise the student voice. Reach out to nontraditional students for their input and feedback. Staff the Collaboratory Plan Alternative Spring Break and other service and volunteer programs and events. OSE Titan Today Journalist: As the Titan Today/Challenge Contributor, you are charged with upholding, advocating, and representing the student voice and reporting on all events that are relevant to the student's time at TCC, their place in the community, city, state, nation, and beyond. You will be writing articles, creating podcasts, forming social media content, and more to bring to light in a fair and balanced way, issues that affect the student. You will work with the OSE Director, Program Specialist, the OSE Team to produce the material above to present it to the students, TCC, and the communities surrounding our school. Event Team Leaders: Plan and Coordinate Physical and Virtual Events, Social Media Content, Marketing, and all other activities associated with events and content below. Plan and Facilitate student-based events that discuss and promote community, student connection, equity, diversity, inclusion, health and wellness, recreation, and more through various mediums such as on campus and virtual events, artist & lecture series, workshops, panels, mail-out programs, class visits, participation in campus community meetings, and more! Communicate and meet with team members to create and prepare budget plans, reach out to community partners or guest speakers, seek volunteers, design event layouts, and discuss other logistical duties. Attend weekly team meetings and other planned training, answer and log phone calls and emails, check and respond to work email daily for incoming information, maintain office hours, submit time sheets, and provide stellar customer service to students requesting assistance. Contact and create a student, school, and community network to utilize as resources when planning and coordinating events. Student Government Executive Board Elected Representatives: Represent all currently enrolled Tacoma Community College Students Coordinate student voice opportunities including forums, panels, and voter registration Serve on College Council and other committees and groups as assigned Collect feedback and input from students regarding their experience at TCC Participate in student fee budget committees Plan and market Civic Engagement events and Legislative participation activities Committee Representatives: Take a paid student representative training Attend assigned committee meetings on time and with consistency Follow duties as assigned by Committee Chair Track hours and report progress to Director of Student Engagement or designee Willingness to act and think on behalf of the diverse student body of Tacoma Community College Report to the Student Senate Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Currently enrolled TCC Student Minimum GPA 2.0 Excellent customer service skills Excellent communication skills Ability to produce college-level writing Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Canvas, and Zoom Dependability on the job: punctuality, commitment Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion Preferred Qualifications Commitment to multiple quarters is preferred. Conditions of Employment Some positions require a minimum amount of TCC credits to have already been earned. Successful completion of a criminal history background check prior to employment. Commitment of 10-17 hours per week Regular and predictable attendance The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate Ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment. Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction. An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and students. Skilled in building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction. Ability to follow directions and meet the demands of the department. Organizational and study skills. Application Process Application Material & Procedures Complete application packages must include the following: Tacoma Community College online application which includes education and employment history and 3 professional references. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Cover letter. Terms of Employment These part-time hourly positions are bound by the WAC 357-04-045 provisions above and is scheduled to work 17 hours per week. The salary range is $15.74 - $20.00 per hour per hour DOE/DOQ. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet department needs.TCC Part-time hourly and student employees including work study students, will accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. Hourly non-student employees may be applicable for comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance. Life and long- term disability insurance plans and retirement benefits are also provided. For more information, please visit our employment page/employment benefits: https://www.tacomacc.edu/about/employment/ Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title VII and Title IX, Building 14, 253-566-5055; Dr. Davi Kallman, Section 504 Officer, Building 7, 253-566-5157. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice. Tacoma Community CollegeHuman Resources6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466 www.tacomacc.edu/about/employment Benefits The benefits information presented on this page is a summary of College provided benefits. This information is subject to change and is subject to the provisions of any legislative mandates and College policy changes. For more detailed information about Tacoma Community College (TCC) benefits, please do not hesitate to contact the College benefits coordinator at (253) 566-5024. TCC offers a comprehensive benefits package which include medical, dental, life insurance, and long- term disability insurance through the Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB), along with retirement benefits through TIAA and the Department of Retirement System Eligibility Full-time faculty, classified staff, administrators and professional staff are eligible for benefits. Hourly employees and part-time faculty may be eligible for benefits if, and when, they meet specific criteria and are notified by TCC Human Resources. Effective Date of Coverage Coverage begins the first day of the month following the date of hire, or date of achieving eligibility status. If the date of hire is the first working day of the month, coverage begins immediately. Health Insurance Medical Plans Eligible employees have several medical plan options to select from. Employees pay a monthly premium through payroll deduction. Premium Rates Effective January 1, 2023 PEBB Medical PlansEmployeeEmployee & Spouse or Domestic PartnerEmployee & ChildrenFull FamilyKaiser Permanente WA - Classic$167$344$292$469Kaiser Permanente WA - CDHP$25$60$44$79Kaiser Permanente WA- Value$94$198$165$269Kaiser Permanente WA- SoundChoice$46$102$81$137UMP-Classic$135$280$236$381UMP-Select$59$128$103$172UMP Plus - PSHVN$97$204$170$277UMP Plus - UWMACN$97$204$170$277UMP-CDHP$29$68$51$90Resources: PEBB Website Medical Plan information PEBB Medical Plan Comparison Dental Plans Employees choose from three dental plans. TCC covers the full dental premium for employees and enrolled dependents. Resource: Dental Plan Comparison Vision Covered under medical plan chosen. Waiving Medical Coverage If you have other employer-based medical insurance, Medicare or TRICARE, you have the option to waive PEBB medical coverage. Dental is mandatory for all eligible employees and cannot be waived, unless enrolled in dental coverage as a dependent under a SEBB (School District Employee Benefits Board) plan. Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) & Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP) & LimitedPurpose FSAFSA & DCAP accounts allow employees to set aside pre-taxed dollars to cover out-of-pocket health care and/or childcare expenses.Members of WFSE (HE CCC) and WPEA, will be eligible to receive a $250 FSA card if employed as of November 1 with an annual full-time equivalent salary of less than $50,004, and is enrolled in a non- CDHP medical plan as of January 1 of the plan year that FSA funds are made available. This card is issued by PEBB in the following January and does not count against the annual FSA limit, if enrolled in an FSA with Navia.The Limited Purpose FSA is eligible for employees who are enrolled in a consumer-directed health plan (CDHP) that has a Health Savings Account. The Limited Purpose FSA is only for dental and vision expenses. Resource: Navia Benefit Solutions Life InsuranceBenefits eligible employees, lawful spouse or same-sex domestic partner, dependent children under 26 years of age are eligible to enroll in life insurance. Coverage is effective first of the month following the date of employment for basic coverage; for optional coverage, amounts become effective the first of the month following approval date.Basic Coverage: $35,000 Basic Term Life & $5,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) This is employer-provided at no cost to the employee. Supplemental Life Insurance Coverage(s) : Any supplemental term life insurance and AD&D coverage for employee, lawful spouse, qualified same-sex domestic partner, and family is available at additional cost to the employee. Resources: MetLife Life Insurance Long Term Disability (LTD) Basic LTD:Provides 60% of the first $400 pre-disability earnings, reduced by any deductible income at no cost to the employee.Supplemental LTD: Supplemental LTD coverage to replace at 60% or 50% of full pre-disability earnings is available at an additional cost to the employee.Resource: PEBB Long-Term Disability Insurance Paid LeaveClassified staff, Administrators, and Professional staff are eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, and personal leave, along with paid federal holidays. Monthly vacation entitlement amounts can vary from9.33 to 16.67 hours per month depending on the employment type and length of state service. Monthly sick leave entitlement is 8.00 hours per month based on 100% FTE position and will be prorated accordingly if less than 100% FTE. Annual personal leave entitlement varies depending on employee type. Full-time classified, administrators, and professional staff are paid for all federal holidays.Full-time faculty receive 84.00 hours of paid sick leave per academic year along with 28.00 hours of personal leave. Full-time faculty are paid on an annual contract and do not receive pay for federal holidays.Part-time faculty receive sick leave each quarter using a formula based on the total FTE% from the cumulative teaching contracts issued to them that quarter. They would receive 7.00 hours of personal leave if they are issued a multi-quarter appointment at the start of the academic year. Part-time faculty do not receive pay for federal holidays.Part-time hourly and student employees receive 1 hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked in a month (and fractions, thereof). Up to 40 hours of sick leave can carry over from one calendar year to the next.If a part-time hourly or student employee is hired into a full-time position, the sick leave hours earned in the part-time position do not carry over to the full-time position. Part-time hourly and student employees are not paid for federal holidays.Monthly entitlements are given at the beginning of the following month.All employees in salaried positions may take up to five days of paid bereavement time off for the death of a family member. This is separate from the sick leave or vacation leave.RetirementRetirement participation is mandatory for retirement benefit eligible TCC employees. Employees are offered a choice between two retirement plans and that choice is generally irrevocable while employed at TCC.Classified Employees and (retirement eligible) Part-Time hourly: Classified employees and eligible part-time hourly employees must choose between the Public Employees Retirement Systems (PERS) Plan 2 or Plan 3. More information about these plans can be found at this link: Department of Retirement Systems Plans Faculty Faculty can choose to enroll in the State Board Retirement Plan (SBRP) with the plan administrator being TIAA or the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) Plan 2 or Plan 3 administered by the Department of Retirement System (DRS). Prior history in any of these plans may limit current plan choice. Click here to compare TRS Plan 2, TRS Plan 3, and SBRP. SBRP -TIAA - This is a Defined Contribution Plan. The employee contributes a mandatory defined amount and the state matches the employee's contributions. Contribution rates are based on age. TRS Plan 2 - A 401(a) defined benefit plan. TCC and employee contribute a percentage of salary to fund the plan. Your monthly benefit at retirement will be based on your earned service credit and compensation. TRS Plan 3 - A 401(a) hybrid plan with Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution components. The defined contribution portion of the plan is funded through mandatory employee contributions. The employee may choose between six contribution options. TCC contributes to Defined Benefit part. Administrative/Exempt Employees Administrators and Exempt employees may choose to participate in the State Board Retirement Plan (SBRP), administered by TIAA, or the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Plan 2 or Plan 3, administered by the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS). Prior history in a Washington State Retirement Plan may limit plan choice. Click here to compare PERS Plan 2, PERS Plan 3, and SBRP. SBRP/TIAA - This is a 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan. The employee contributes a mandatory defined amount and the state matches the employee's contributions. Contribution rates are based on age. PERS Plan 2 - A 401(a) defined benefit plan. TCC and employee contribute a percentage of salary to fund the plan. Your monthly benefit at retirement will be based on your earned service credit and compensation. PERS Plan 3 - A 401(a) hybrid plan with Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution components. The defined contribution portion of the plan is funded through mandatory employee contributions. The employee may choose between six contribution options. TCC contributes to Defined Benefit part. PERS Rates Effective July 1, 2022. TRS Rates Effective September 1, 2022. State Board Retirement Plan (SBRP) - Contributions Rates: Contributions are based on your age: Your AgeYourContributionEmployer ContributionTotal SBRP ContributionUnder 355%5%10%35-497.5%7.5%15%50+10%10%20% Supplemental Retirement Savings:State Board Voluntary Investment Program (SBVIP):SBVIP is a voluntary, optional, unmatched retirement savings plan, operating under Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), administered by TIAA. SBVIP participants may contribute on a pre-tax and/or after-tax (Roth) basis, up to the annual IRS limit and can start and stop their contributions at any time during employment. Contact Human Resources to start/stop contributions.Deferred Compensation Program (DCP): Tax-deferred savings plan administered by the Department of Retirement Systems. New Full-time employees are automatically enrolled in DCP 3 months after hire at a contribution rate of 3%. Employees are sent a notification letter within approximately 30 days of hire. This notice includes information about auto-enrollment and the necessary steps to take if one chooses to opt-out or make changes to their DCP enrollment. Contributions can be changed at any time during employment. Following the initial auto- enrollment possibility, employees would contact DRS to setup contributions and can contribute on a pre- tax basis up to the annual IRS limit. Tuition Waiver Administrative, Classified, Full-time Faculty, and Part-Time faculty employed for more than 50% FTE are eligible to register for space-available classes, up to 10 credits per quarter, with the State Employee Tuition Waiver program. Class registration and any applicable class fee will still apply. Click here for the Tuition Waiver form (Download PDF reader) . Liberty Mutual PEBB members may receive a discount of up to 12% off Liberty Mutual's auto insurance rates and up to 5% off of Liberty Mutual's home insurance rates. Contact Liberty Mutual at 1-800-706-5525 and mention that you are a State of Washington PEBB Member (client #8246) or visit a local Liberty Mutual office and let them know you are State of Washington PEBB Member (client #8246) for a quote. Collective Bargaining Agreements WFSE Higher Education Community College Coalition: WFSE (HE CCC) CBA(Download PDF reader) WPEA Higher Education: WPEA CBA(Download PDF reader) WFSE Represented Exempt Bargaining Unit: WFSE-Exempt CBA TCC Faculty Negotiated Agreement: TCC Faculty Negotiated Agreement 01 Which best describes your level of education? High School graduate or equivalent Some College Associates degree from an accredited college or university Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university Masters degree or higher from an accredited college or university 02 Are you a current TCC Student? Yes No 03 Do you have a GPA of 2.0 or higher? Yes No 04 Please describe your previous customer service skills. 05 Please describe your commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. 06 Are you able to commit to multiple quarters in this position? Please answer below. 07 Please select which position you are apply for: MESA Peer Ambassador OSE Peer Ambassador OSE Titan Today Journalist Event Team Leaders Student Government Executive Board Elected Representative Committee Representative Required Question PDN-99091328-4472-47aa-9102-85d8afcde8ee

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