SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
Personnel Commission

CLASS SERIES TITLE: Migrant Education Program Specialist I/II

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To develop, plan, organize, coordinate and implement program services for migrant education students and their families; to coordinate and facilitate local, regional and statewide meetings; to provide districts with technical assistance related to program assignments; and to assist districts in the development, implementation and evaluation of migrant program related goals and objectives.

ALTERNATE CLASS SERIES SPECIFICATIONS

The Migrant Education Program Specialist I and the Migrant Education Program Specialist II serve as an alternate class series. Persons may be initially employed in either level depending on their qualifications. Persons employed in the entry-level classification may reasonably expect to be reassigned to the journey level classification upon the recommendation of the appointing authority. It is expected that a person employed as a Migrant Education Program Specialist I will be prepared for reassignment to Migrant Education Program Specialist II within a two-year period.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Migrant Education Program Specialist I is the entry level of the alternate class series. Persons appointed to this job class possess sufficient job knowledge of at least a single specific program area such as child development, parent education, health education and/or social services. Persons receive general supervision and are initially assigned specific responsibilities which are expanded in size and complexity as their job knowledge of the program areas becomes evident.

The Migrant Education Program Specialist II is the journey level of the alternate class series. Persons appointed to this classification demonstrate job knowledge assuring for the development and implementation of educational programs and training curriculum for a program component including, but not limited to, parent education and training, health education and assessment, social services or other specialized areas. Incumbents receive limited supervision and may direct and monitor the work of others. This job class series requires effective organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.

ESSENTIAL/TYPICAL DUTIES

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Possession of:

Knowledge of:

Ability to:

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Migrant Education Program Specialist I: A combination of education, training and experience which clearly demonstrates possession of knowledge, skill and abilities detailed above. A typical qualifying background would include one year job-related experience working in a program setting similar to Migrant Education and sufficient college-level course work in education, psychology, social services or a closely related field. A Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university is desirable.

Migrant Education Program Specialist II: A combination of education, training and experience which clearly demonstrates possession of knowledge, skill and abilities detailed above. A typical qualifying background would include three years of job-related experience working in a program setting similar to Migrant Education and sufficient college-level course work in education, psychology, social services or a closely related field. A Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university may be considered as partial fulfillment of the work experience requirement.

BARGAINING UNIT: Office, Technical, and Business Services (OTBS) Unit

WORKING CONDITIONS: Duties are performed in an office environment. Incumbents may be required to work a flexible schedule evening and weekend hours. Duties require incumbents to drive a vehicle to visit districts and school sites within the (multiple county) region.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Incumbents regularly stand and sit for extended periods of time, walk short distances on a regular basis and on uneven surfaces whenever necessary; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, to retrieve and store files and supplies; seeing to read fine print; hearing and understanding voices over the telephone and in person; moving and transporting program materials, and lifting light objects.

 

 

 

Personnel Commission Approval: 4/30/09