Program Specialist 2 - Network Technology Department

  • Job Reference: 00023107-1
  • Date Posted: 6 December 2023
  • Company: Clark College
  • Location: Vancouver, Washington
  • Salary: $3,537 to $4,723 Per Month
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent classified Program Specialist 2 in the Network Technology department.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


  • Generate, track and follow-up on potential student leads.
  • Assist students with navigating the college systems and barrier removal.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local high schools, businesses, and community organizations.
  • Attend recruiting events such as school visits and career fairs, on-campus programs and tours, as well as other events such as Prof-Tech Day, Veterans Affairs events.
  • Work with department faculty and associated staff and administrators and implement an annual recruitment plan for the network technology programs.
  • Work with department faculty to assist with internship placement of screened candidates.
  • Coordinate with employers to align their hiring needs with the availability of our graduating students.
  • Assist in retention of current students.
  • Collaborate with key campus stakeholders including advising, financial aid, and enrollment services to ensure effective student matriculation.
  • Partner with Communications and Marketing to create promotional materials and maintain website information related to the programs.
  • Work to achieve and support diversity objectives as established by the college.
  • Provide leadership in accordance with the Mission, Vision, and Values established by the college, furthering goals and strategic initiatives.
  • Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • Education: Some college coursework OR an Associate’s degree. 
  • Computer Skills: One (1) year of experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook, and experience with data mining and using various internet tools.
  • Travel: Ability to travel to various recruiting sites, occasional long distances (up to one hour) required.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Valid Proof of insurance.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of work experience in any of the three key areas listed below:
    • Commissioned sales experience or equivalent experience in recruiting.
    • Counseling experience or equivalent experience directing people one-on-one towards established goals.
    • Customer service experience or equivalent experience working directly with customers to assist them and resolve issues.


  • Ability to effectively coordinate activities, services, and schedules to ensure smooth and efficient operation of work with a strong attention to detail.
  •  Ability to work independently and accomplish duties with limited supervision in a timely manner.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.  
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association. 
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.


  • A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs.  
  • McClaskey Culinary Institute offers fast, fresh, and healthy dining options for students, faculty, staff, and the community. The space, located in Gaiser Hall, features three kiosks, a full-service retail bakery and barista bar, grab-and-go items, and a student-run restaurant.   
  • Coffee Lounge in Hannah Hall and Clark Café in Joan Stout Hall.  
  • Campus bookstore offers snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies.  
  • On-campus early childhood education care program (pending registration and availability). 
  • Gym and recreation facilities available for membership.  
  • Clark promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events. 

 SALARY/BENEFITS:  Salary Range: $3,537-$4,723/month | Step A-M (commensurate with qualifications and experience) | Range: 42| Code:  107I
Successful candidates typically start at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases.
Clark College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes vacation/sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., January 8, 2024.

  • Clark College online application 
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed.
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process.

Please apply online at
To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105 or email
Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:
If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.                                            
Clark College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.
Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark 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, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college 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 person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice. 
Clark College Human Resources
November 15, 2023