Career Opportunities: Skagit Valley College

Skagit Valley College has a variety of exciting career opportunities!  Please share with those who may be interested.

About us: Tucked away near the Cascade Mountains and the San Juan Islands in the Salish Sea, Skagit Valley College is perfectly situated in close proximity to picturesque waterfront towns and world-class outdoor recreation. For easy access to thriving urban and cultural arts scenes, SVC is nearly halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. The college is based in Mount Vernon, while serving a campus in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, and centers in Langley, Clinton, Anacortes, and Friday Harbor.

Full-time, Classified & Exempt Staff:

  • Purchasing, Grants & Contracts Supervisor (closes 5/24/18)
  • Early Childhood Program Specialist 2, Assistant Teacher – Oak Harbor & Anacortes, WA
  • Early Childhood Program Specialist 2, Family Support Specialist – Langley, WA
  • Early Childhood Program Specialist 3, Lead Teacher – Anacortes, WA

Full-time, Tenure-track Faculty:

  • Nursing Instructor, Tenure-Track Faculty

Part-time, Hourly Staff:

  • Chef, McIntyre Hall Performing Arts & Convention Center
  • Custodian – Whidbey Island Campus
  • Custodian – South Whidbey Island Campus
  • Culinary Food Service Worker 1
  • ECEAP Substitutes, Teaching Aide, Assistant Teacher & Lead Teacher
  • ECEAP Assistant Teacher (ECPS2) – Langley, WA
  • ECEAP Classroom Aide (ECPS1) – Langley, WA & Anacortes, WA
  • ECEAP Lead Teacher (ECPS3) – Langley, WA
  • Maintenance Custodian – Whidbey Island Campus
  • Security Guard
  • Security Guard – Whidbey Island Campus
  • Stage Technician I
  • Various Head Start positions

Part-time, Adjunct Faculty:

  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
  • Journalism
  • History
  • Business
  • Nursing Instructor
  • Psychology Instructor
  • Basic Education for Adults

For a complete list of openings and more information on qualifications, salary, and how to apply, visit our career opportunities site, or visit https://www.skagit.edu/about/human-resources/current-job-openings/ As outlined in the job announcement, applicants must complete an online application, which may require completing supplemental questions and uploading required documents.

Interested in other opportunities? To be notified of current openings in areas that interest you, you may fill out a Job Interest Card, or visit https://www.skagit.edu/about/human-resources/job-opening-notifications/ Place a check in the box next to each job category of interest, and fill out the form. You will receive an email notification each time a position opens with Skagit Valley College whose category matches your selections.

Staff and Faculty at SVC respect and work effectively with diverse students, colleagues and others in a campus climate that promotes innovative teaching, quality scholarship, a diverse learning environment, and equitable access and educational achievement for all students. Skagit Valley College is an equal opportunity employer. Skagit Valley College provides a drug-free environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age in its programs and employment.

Skagit Valley College adheres to a set of guiding principles: Respect, Integrity, Open and Honest Communication, and Collaboration

Jamil Sepulveda

HR Generalist & Talent Acquisition Specialist

Skagit Valley College

Office: (360) 416-7954 | Main: (360) 416-7794

jamil.sepulveda@skagit.edu

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Spanish Language Cultural Immersion Program Havana & Trinidad, CUBA: ROOSTERGNN Global News Network — Application closing 6/29/18

Job position / title: Spanish Language Cultural Immersion Program Havana & Trinidad, CUBA (July 2-15, 2018)

Name of business / employer: ROOSTERGNN Global News Network

Job description / duties

https://rgnn.org/academy/cuba-spanish-language-cultural-immersion/

An educational travel program to Cuba, in a historic moment, unprecedented and unrepeatable, residing in two of its most emblematic cities, both of them declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Havana and colonial Trinidad.

The Spanish Language Cultural Immersion Program, based in two of Cuba’s most emblematic cities, both of them declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Havana and the colonial city of Trinidad.

During the Language Immersion Program, students will participate in an intensive program of Spanish Language and Cuban culture. The Spanish language component of the program consists of daily Spanish classes, taught by qualified teachers and natives of the Spanish language, which will cover both grammar, writing and conversation, focusing, above all, on the use of Spanish in the workplace, the aim being that students take advantage of their language skills for their future professional career. The Spanish language classes are taught in two levels: beginner and intermediate; the students will be placed in the corresponding level in a pre-arrival test prepared by the teacher before starting the program.

Cultural Immersion and people-to-people contact is the differentiating aspect of this program in Cuba. To discover the local culture, the schedule of events includes a series of Site Visits to Local Projects, Tours of both urban and rural UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as Guided Excursions. The Cultural Immersion is complemented with accommodation in “boutique” style, colonial houses with Cuban host families.

The program includes 24-hour bilingual (English & Spanish) local emergency support. All of the professors and staff are bilingual. The selection process is rigorous and includes a Skype interview for all candidates of interest.

The program offers students the possibility to graduate with a Spanish Language Cultural Immersion Certification, a Certification of Academic Credit, as well as a Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.

What’s included.

o WELCOME PACKET. Before the start of the program, all students will receive a Welcome Packet via email, which will include an updated version of the program schedule. In the meantime, students can consult the provisional Schedule here: https://rgnn.org/academy/cuba-spanish-language-cultural-immersion/schedule.

o SPANISH LANGUAGE CULTURAL IMMERSION PROGRAM. Must be completed in order to obtain curricular benefits as detailed below.

  1. Attendance at Orientation, during which the academic requirements of the program will be presented.
  2. Participate in Spanish Language Classes. The classes are taught in two levels:
  3. Beginner.
  4. Intermediate.
  5. All students enrolled will have to complete a pre-arrival test prepared by the teacher to classify their level of Spanish before the start of the program.
  6. Classes will cover: grammar, writing and conversation.
  7. A total of forty (40) hours of formal Spanish classes are included during the program, divided into blocks of four (4) hours. The formal classes will be complemented with cultural visits to practice the language “in-situ”, certifying a total of eighty (80) hours of academic credits.

o SITE VISITS AND GUIDED EXCURSIONS.

 

o UNESCO World Heritage City Tours, Site Visits and Guided Excursions.

o UNESCO City Tour: Havana.

o UNESCO City Tour: Trinidad.

o UNESCO City Tour: Cienfuegos.

o Excursion to Playa Ancón (beach) or Valle de los Ingenios, depending on the weather.

o Accommodation in “boutique” style houses with Cuban host families.

o EDITION A: Six (6) nights in Havana, Cuba. Seven (7) nights in Trinidad, Cuba.

o EDITION B: Seven (6) nights in Trinidad, Cuba. Seven (7) nights in Havana, Cuba.

o Food: Half-board.

o Daily breakfast.

o Daily lunch OR dinner.

o Transportation in-country, airport pick-up and drop-off.

o Transportation to all program-related activities.

o Transportation Havana-Trinidad-Havana.

o Airport pick-up and drop-off from Havana airport.

o Local emergency support: 24 hours, bilingual (English and Spanish).

Academic & curricular benefits.

Completing the program allows students to obtain the following academic or curricular documentation:

o Certification of Spanish Language Cultural Immersion Program.

o Certification of Academic Credit. 40 hours/week. 80 hours total.

o Processing of University Agreements and/or other External Documentation for Academic Credit (optional and subject to approval by ROOSTERGNN).

o Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.

Dates.

The following programs are currently accepting applications:

o July 2-15, 2018.

Person or department to contact: Ms. Maria Teresa San Segundo Gil

Business address: Calle Juan Bravo 58, MADRID (SPAIN)

Email: staff@roostergnn.org

Phone: 349.112.8723 ext. 5

How to apply: https://rgnn.org/academy/application/

Applications should include

[×] Resume

Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminars in MADRID, SPAIN (JULY/AUGUST 2018): ROOSTERGNN Global News Network — Application closing 7/25/18

Job position / title: Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminars in MADRID, SPAIN (JULY/AUGUST 2018)

Name of business / employer: ROOSTERGNN Global News Network

Job description / duties: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/program/

ROOSTERGNN Global News Network (RGNN.org), a non-profit organization, and ROOSTERGNN Academy are OFFERING:

Intensive Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminars, based in Madrid, Spain.

During the Journalism Internship Seminar, students participate in an intensive journalism program coordinated by a Team of Editors and Writers, with the participation of Experts and Mentors. The program includes attendance at Editorial Meetings, Travel Journalism Workshops, Photography Workshops, Video Workshops, Mentoring Sessions and Feedback Sessions, all of which culminates in the publication of a bi-weekly travel magazine, publishes in digital format in the news agency.

All of the Experts and Mentors are bilingual (English & Spanish). To participate in the Seminars, it is required that students have knowledge of at least ONE of these languages. Students can choose to write their articles in English, Spanish or both.

The selection process is rigorous and includes an interview for all candidates of interest.

The Internship Seminar offers students the possibility to graduate with a Portfolio of Published Content, published in the news agency, a Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Certification, a Certification of Academic Credit, as well as a Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.

The Internship Seminar includes housing in shared studio apartments in the central Salamanca neighborhood of Madrid, Spain.

CALENDAR. Each Two-Week Module culminates in the publication of a travel magazine. Students can enroll in one single Two-Week Module, or in various — the workshops do NOT repeat themselves. Please see full list of collaborating Experts and Mentors, and their Workshops here.

INTENSIVE SEMINAR (SUMMER 2018).

  • MODULE I: Sunday, July 15, 2018 to Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • MODULE II: Sunday, July 29, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018.

WELCOME PACKET. Before the start of the Seminar, all students will receive a Welcome Packet via email, which will include an updated version of the Schedule. In the meantime, students can consult a Sample Schedule here: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/schedule

PROGRAM: INTENSIVE TRAVEL JOURNALISM & PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNSHIP SEMINAR. Link to the current version of the Program: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/program

CONTENT. Each Two-Week Module includes the following content, which must be completed in order to obtain curricular benefits as detailed below.——

  • Journalism Specialization. Seminar specializing in Travel Journalism, Photography and Video.
  • Attendance at Orientation, where the academic requirements are explained.
  • Attendance at ROOSTERGNN Editorial Meetings. One Editorial Meeting per Two-Week Module, in which each student is assigned one (1) article.
  • Attendance at Group Mentoring Sessions. Three Mentoring Sessions per Two-Week Module, to discuss the progress of students on their articles.
  • Attendance at Group Feedback & Editing Sessions. Three Group Feedback & Editing Sessions per Two-Week Module. Each student will receive verbal feedback on the articles assigned during the Editorial Meetings. All articles must be received by the deadline indicated by RGNN in order to be eligible for Feedback.
  • Participate in Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Workshops with Experts and Mentors. Four (4) Workshops per Two-Week Module, addressing the following areas of travel journalism, photography and video. The full list of Workshops can be consulted in the following link.
  • One (1) Travel Journalism Workshop, which can address the following topics: preparation and research; writing; editing; publication and possible markets; design; social media and other useful tools.
  • One (1) Professional Development for Journalists Session. Advice will be given on, for example, how to put together a resume, how to apply for future journalism jobs, how to prepare for a job interview, etc.
  • Two Photography & Video Workshops: followed by an orientation, there will be one street photography & video workshop, and one on night photography & video workshop.
  • Participate in the Professional Headshot Photoshoot.
  • Students will go behind the scenes at RGNN and have a professional headshot photoshoot session at the RGNN film and photo studio.
  • Submit Photojournalism and Video Portfolio. Students will take photographs and videos for social media throughout the Seminar, of which RGNN will choose the best to publish in the news agency’s communication channels.
  • Submit a Final Seminar Evaluation. All students will be required to submit a final Evaluation before the end of the Seminar.

EXPERTS AND MENTORS. The Seminar includes the collaboration of prestigious Experts and Mentors. Please see the Experts collaborating in each Two-Week Module here.

CULTURAL IMMERSION IN MADRID AND SPAIN. Participate in the Cultural Immersion Program. The Internship Seminar includes a Typical Spanish Tapas Networking Farewell Reception at the end of the program.

HOUSING. The Internship Seminar includes housing in furnished studio apartments selected by RGNN in the central neighborhood of Salamanca in Madrid, Spain. Thirteen (13) nights. Housing is shared in double apartments (2 individual beds). Each studio apartment has its own bathroom and kitchen, air-conditioning, as well as weekly cleaning and change of sheets and towels. The building moreover has wifi, 24 hour concierge, laudromat and dryer room, swimming pool and sundeck. The entry of persons foreign to the Program is not permitted in the houses. Alcohol within the apartments is also not permitted. RGNN will assign accommodation. The dates in which housing will be available are:

  • MODULE I: Sunday, July 15, 2018 to Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • MODULE II: Sunday, July 29, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018.

Local bilingual emergency support, 24 hours. The Seminar has local, bilingual (English and Spanish) emergency support staff available 24 hours a day.

Person or department to contact: Ms. Maria Teresa San Segundo Gil

Business address: Calle Juan Bravo 58, MADRID (SPAIN)

Email: staff@roostergnn.org

Phone: 003.491.1287 ext. 235

How to apply: https://rgnn.org/academy/application/

Applications should include

[×] Resume

NW Operations/ Production Management Intern: Bellingham Marine — Application closing 7/16/18

Job position / title: NW Operations/ Production Management Intern

Name of business / employer: Bellingham Marine

Job description / duties

INTERN PROGRAM – 2018

Ferndale, Washington

Bellingham Marine Industries, Inc., (“BMI”) is proud to announce our 2018 Intern Program for our Washington office. The goal of our program is to provide a unique opportunity for an engineering, business, or construction/project management student interested in pursuing a career in the precast concrete manufacturing and/or marina construction industry. This position also has the potential for rehire as an intern or offer of a full time position depending on the success of the candidate.

Bellingham Marine – The Largest and Most Experienced Marina Builder in the World.

Nowhere else can you find a company that has more experience than Bellingham Marine. We have built more marinas in more places throughout the world than any other marina construction company or floating dock manufacturer. Nowhere else can you find a company with more technical excellence than Bellingham Marine. Our dock system engineering, site-specific marina design, precision floating dock manufacturing and single-source contracting has led the industry for half a century.

In addition to our marina products, we are a leader in the fabrication of precast and pre-stressed structural concrete components. Many of our products are utilized in roadway projects, piers, and anywhere a structural concrete component is needed. We are a company committed to growth and we are looking for an individual who has the passion and commitment to grow with us.

Position:

Operations/ Production Management Intern

This is a full-time intern (summer/fall) position (40 hours/week) assisting our regional Project Estimating, Construction and Manufacturing Team. The position will include a fair amount of travel.

Description:

The successful candidate will be assigned to our NW Division Office to assist in project proposals, sales calls, and project management. BMI will provide on-the-job training in marina planning, estimating, production and construction management. Engineering skills will be preferred for interpreting drawings and developing marina designs/layouts.

Other duties will include (with training): performing follow-up calls; making visits to marinas and engineers’ offices; compiling and organizing job costs; scheduling; writing correspondence; maintaining contact entry; and contributing to the overall development of marina projects.

Duration: 90 – 120 days, depending on student college calendar.

Salary: $15 /hr. plus compensation for travel

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled

To Apply:

To be considered for this position please visit: https://www.bellingham-marine.com/careers/ to set up your account. Once registered, you can complete an application and upload a copy of your cover letter and resume.

Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact hr@bellingham-marine.com.

Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.

Qualifications:

  • Entering 3rd or 4th year of engineering or construction management degree, or equivalent.
  • Interest in precast concrete manufacturing and/or the construction industry.
  • Business coursework or experience helpful but not required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and teamwork skills.
  • Able to travel and work independently.
  • Neat, professional appearance and manner.
  • Commitment to the entire internship period.

Person or department to contact: Taylor Lafranchi

Business address: 1323 Lincoln Street Bellingham WA 98229

Email: tlafranchi@bellingham-marine.com

Phone (360) 392-1442

How to apply

https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1341&source=Whatcom+Community+College

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter