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Cosmetology Aide (Temporary)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Required application materials, including the cover letter, will be screened on the basis of Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2014423S
Position Title Cosmetology Aide (Temporary)
Location College of San Mateo
Department Cosmetology CSM (DEPT)
Position Number TBD
Percentage of Full Time 100%
FLSA Non-Exempt (accrues overtime)
Months per Year 12
If other, please specify
Min Salary $22.58 (hourly)
Max Salary $27.48 (hourly)
Position Type Classified, Temporary

Posting Text

General Statement

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

The Cosmetology Aide includes paraprofessional work involving providing instructional and related support services to students in a community college cosmetology program. Under general supervision, the position is responsible for providing input into the development and implementation of cosmetology curriculum, tutoring, and demonstrating laboratory and classroom procedures, and conferring with faculty regarding student progress. Public contact is extensive, primarily including students and staff, for the purpose of exchanging instructional and related information. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required within the scope of the classification to analyze and interpret data, and resolve frequent minor problems that arise. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in employee time and student learning progress. A Cosmetology Aide can direct the work of student assistants and other staff as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Exchanges information with faculty and management staff regarding short- and long-range curriculum planning, instructional and tutorial needs assessment and services, laboratory set-up, laboratory policies and procedures, and related department issues

2. Confers with faculty and staff regarding student progress

3. Attends workshops, seminars, and other activities to obtain current information

4. Assists in the design and development of materials for presentation

5. Assists with the planning, and/or demonstration of cosmetology subject matter to classes and to individual students

6. Directs students in practical labs

7. Tutors students on problem areas related to classroom and lab procedures; assists in the development of tests and proctors tests as assigned

8. Provides technical and other information to clients concerning services offered, costs, appointment schedules, and related matters

9. Composes, compiles data for, and prepares reports of laboratory and/or classroom activities and/or student progress

10. Researches background of subject matter to maintain current information

11. Uses a database and a variety of computer software to enter, modify and retrieve data, and to compose and prepare correspondence, memoranda, course materials, and other printed materials

12. Oversees the work of clerical and other staff in daily operations of the laboratory and classroom activities

13. Makes recommendations for the purchase and/or modification of laboratory and classroom equipment and supplies

14. Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate degree in cosmetology or a closely related field

• Certified and licensed to practice Cosmetology in the State of California

• Successful experience of increasing responsibility in a cosmetology related field of employment, preferably a salon, cosmetology lab, or other cosmetology service that has included tutoring and/or non-credentialed teaching

• Working knowledge of cosmetology techniques, procedures, equipment, supplies, materials, and safety procedures

• Experience in teaching, coaching, or mentoring people in a learning environment

• Demonstrated skills in communicating effectively with people of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities

• Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to compose and prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, and other written materials

• Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication, including public speaking

• Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Knowledge of the procedures, techniques, equipment, and materials used in beauty salons and similar services

2. Knowledge of the safety procedures and policies related to storage, use and disposal of cosmetology products, materials, and equipment

3. Skill in teaching and/or tutoring individuals and groups in cosmetology procedures, policies, equipment, materials, safety, salon operations, and other related topics

4. Skill in oral communication to groups and individuals, including public speaking

5. Skill in written communication

6. Skill in sensitive, respectful and effective communication with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities; tact and sensitivity

7. Skill in researching and compiling data for current cosmetology information and development of instructional materials

8. Ability to work effectively as part of a customer-service team

9. Skill in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite software to prepare reports, spreadsheets, correspondence, and presentations as needed

10. Ability to collaborate and compromise; adapt and be flexible

11. Skill in attention to detail and memory

Physical Requirements

This classification requires standing for long periods; exposure to fumes and chemicals; manual dexterity; reaching, bending from the waist, reaching overhead; and moving objects of moderate weight in order to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications
Benefits

Due to the temporary nature of this position, benefits are not included.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/09/2017
First Review Date 03/23/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Required application materials, including the cover letter, will be screened on the basis of Requirements and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.
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5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

EEO Statement

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Accomodations

Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

Annual Security Report

San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2017 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2017 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2017 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2017 Annual Security Report is now available at https://www.smccd.edu/publicsafety/2017%20SMCCCD%20Annual%20Security%20Report.pdf. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • District Employee
    • District Employment Site
    • CCC Registry
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • ACCCA
    • HERC
    • EdJoin.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Other
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook or Twitter
  2. * Do you possess a combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate degree in cosmetology or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you certified and licensed to practice Cosmetology in the State of California?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Can you demonstrate successful experience of increasing responsibility in a cosmetology related field of employment, preferably a salon, cosmetology lab, or other cosmetology service that has included tutoring and/or non-credentialed teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you possess a working knowledge of cosmetology techniques, procedures, equipment, supplies, materials, and safety procedures?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Can you demonstrate experience in teaching, coaching or mentoring people in a learning environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Can you demonstrate skill in communicating effectively with people of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience with the use of a variety of computer software to compose and prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, and other written materials?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Can you demonstrate skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Can you demonstrate skill in working as part of a customer service team?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Licenses/Certificates/Credentials
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3