1 Washington Street, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
Description: The Communications and Events Analyst is charged with managing events and communications for the division and participates in campus-related activities, as needed. The Analyst works effectively with faculty, staff, and students to ensure clear processes and quality outcomes for all division sponsored events, and ensuring policies and procedures are followed along with drafting memos, letters and other communications on behalf of the Provost, Senior Vice Provost and office in general. The incumbent collaborates with the Strategic Communications Team to coordinate and implement the division's communication plan. In addition to working independently, the Analyst has strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital and social media, visual concepts and graphic design. The Communications and Events Specialist is expected to uphold a high standard maintaining effective working relationships with diverse constituents and communicating effectively to facilitate critical business between the offices of the President, Vice Presidents, Deans, and Departments. The Analyst also provides back-up administrative support to the Provost and Senior Vice Provost. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
City of Palo Alto
Palo Alto, CA, United States
Description We invite you to start an exciting career in a fast-paced environment where you make an impact of the lives, of people who live, visit, and work in the City of Palo Alto. Why a Public Safety Dispatcher for the City of Palo Alto This unique and exciting role as a Public Safety Dispatcher for the City of Palo Alto is the unique variation of dispatching emergency and non-emergency equipment and personnel in response to calls for service including Police, Fire, Ambulance, Utilities, Public Works, and Animal Control services in a state-of-the-art 911 dispatch center! Qualities of a Successful Public Safety Dispatcher Are you highly motivated and able to find creative solutions? Are you a strong communicator with a skill-set to remain calm in stressful situations and elicit pertinent information? Are you people-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills? Are you able to multi-task in a fast paced environment? Are you able to apply your excellent computer skills to new state of the art technology? If you have what it takes to become a successful Public Safety Dispatcher, we invite you to step up and answer the call!Bilingual candidates are highly encouraged to apply and will receive language incentive pay upon successful completion of a language test. WhatYou Will Need Sufficient education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate the possession of the following knowledge skills and abilities which would typically be acquired through: Public Safety Dispatcher I/II EDUCATION: High school graduate or GED, and Public Safety Dispatcher II EXPERIENCE: One year of public safety dispatching experience comprised of law enforcement or fire service dispatch responsibilities. CERTIFICATE:Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Certificate and experience with emergency medical dispatching and computer-aided dispatching are preferred. For a complete job description please click on the links below. Public Safety Dispatcher I job description Public Safety Dispatcher II job description READY TO APPLY? Please complete the following steps: For Public Safety Dispatcher I Candidates must take either the CritiCall test or the POST Public Safety Dispatcher Entry-Level test. Palo Alto Police & Fire Communications will provide a link to take the CritiCall test upon receipt of your application. This test may be completed at your home, business, or other location. A computer with speakers and Internet access is required. The test takes approximately 1.5 - 2 hours to complete. You will be provided 2 opportunities to take the exam. If you are unsuccessful, then you will be disqualified from the selection process. The POST Public Safety Dispatcher Entry-Level test is offered monthly at the South Bay Regional Training Academy. (Currently, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, these tests are not being offered.) There is a fee to complete this exam and it must be paid by the applicant. Additional information may be found at www.theacademy.ca.gov under the 'Assessment Testing' tab. For Public Safety Dispatcher II Candidates who have one year of public safety or fire dispatch experience within the previous five years, you may proceed with applying. You will not need to complete the CritiCall or POST test. If you do have scores from either of these assessments, please include them with your application. PLEASE NOTE: Forthe Public Safety Dispatcher 1 candidate, if you have taken The Basic Dispatch Academy Class and passed, you can apply for the Public Safety Dispatcher 1 position. For the PublicSafetyDispatcherII candidates, you can proceed to the application process. If you are already a Public Safety Dispatcher at a Police or Fire agency in California with your Basic P.O.S.T. Dispatcher certificate and at least one year of experience in the previous 5 years, you will be considered for the Public Safety Dispatcher II level. Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
Contra Costa County, CA
Contra Costa County, California, United States
The Position Bargaining Unit: Local 1 - Family and Children's Services Unit The Community Services Bureau in the Employment and Human Services Department is offering employment opportunity on hourly bases in a role for Teacher -Project Substitute. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested to work with young children ages 0-5 years old in a classroom setting in state-of-the art licensed childcare facilities. The Teacher -Project Substitute position is assigned to the Community Services Bureau Head Start and/or State Funded Child Development centers and administers an educational program design to promote the social, emotional, cognitive, creative and linguistic development of young children. Under supervision, plans, organizes and conducts variety of classroom activities for the children enrolled. The position can be assigned to working with pre-school or Infant/Toddler children. The Teacher-Project substitute is responsible to provide training and supervision to subordinate staff. Incumbents in this class are exempt from the classified service and work in Federally and or State funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. Typical Tasks Plans and supervises Head Start and Child Development classroom activities Assesses children's needs and development Holds parent conferences about children's development twice a year Models appropriate behavior for the children and classroom staff Leads the classroom team in planning and implementing the developmental program Assists in training instructional staff with the goal of building a team approach to meeting the children's needs Works with parents in building a relationship of mutual respect and cooperation Reports issues of concern to the Center Administrator Makes verbal and written reports of suspected child abuse to Children's Protective Services and of unusual incidents to Community Care Licensing Maintains commitment to training and continuing professional development Complies with standards of conduct as required by Federal, State and County regulations Performs other tasks as may be required for the efficient operation Minimum Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or a high school proficiency certificate and possess of one of the following: 1. An Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 2. An Associate Degree in related field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education, with experience teaching preschool-age children; or 3. Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education; or 4. Baccalaureate Degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children. Permit: Possession of a Child Development Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing or possession of a Contra Costa County Temporary Teacher Certificate at all times is a condition of employment. Other Requirements: As required by law, all appointees to this class must successfully pass a physical examination and fingerprint and tuberculosis clearances. Selection Process Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. If you have any questions regarding this position, pleasecontact Ivy Bushnell-Jackson in the Community Services Bureaudirectly at (925) 608-5046. CONVICTION HISTORY After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment. DISASTER SERVICE WORKER All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.