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Public Administration Opportunities

The School of Business and Public Administration makes every effort to support the success and growth of all students. With programs designed to meet the needs of businesses of every size and industry, BPA students and graduates are well-prepared to address the challenging issues facing businesses and organizations in our region. We have built and continue to maintain strong relationships with local business, government and nonprofit agencies throughout Kern County. It is with these relationships that we are able to offer BPA students Internship and Job Opportunities specific to their chosen careers and in return those business retain highly qualified interns and future employees.

Kern Community College District 

College Campus Manager, Dual Enrollment

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of complex tasks related to the implementation, administration, and monitoring of campus programs and services; and provide support to faculty, staff, and students in distance education courses and programs offered at the campus.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Program Manager 

  • Manage the implementation of multiple project activities to meet or exceed assigned program(s) expectations.
  • Manage and monitor budgets to ensure compliance with regulations and/or directives from program agencies and cooperative educational partners.
  • Assist in preparation and administration of budget, control and authorize expenditures, approve invoices for payment, and respond to budget inquiries from college staff.
  • Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations; personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all support staff.
  • Coordinate the release of project information and outreach activities to familiarize students with the services and programs of the college.
  • Develop and implement methods to identify and serve students who meet project guidelines, assessing their needs and providing programming to address those needs.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Aera 

Public Affairs Specialist/Coordinator/Analyst 

Implement comprehensive public affairs and local government relations program throughout Aera’s Kern County operating region; ensure positive relationships with local elected officials and key community stakeholders; develop and implement public affairs strategies to advance Aera’s goals, programs, policies and operations; provide leadership and public affairs oversight for Aera’s community investment initiatives and emergency response programs.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

California State University, Bakersfield

Alumni Engagement Specialist

This full-time position is available in the Office of Alumni Engagement within the Division of University Advancement. Under the supervision of the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Alumni Engagement Specialist is responsible for the development and management of alumni programming, communications, and initiatives set by the Division of University Advancement and the California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) Alumni Association. It is the purpose of this individual to build and strengthen relations with students, alumni, volunteers, association members, donors, and friends, with the goal of increasing awareness and engagement with the University and the CSUB Alumni Association. The individual will also work with the Director of Alumni Engagement to execute annual strategic planning goals; manage programming and events benefitting students and alumni (both locally and regionally); research feasibility to establish new alumni networks/alliances; work with the data team to generate monthly alumni reports; work with Athletics and individual Academic Schools on alumni programming; provide support to the CSU Bakersfield Alumni Association Board of Directors; manage and implement marketing messages through various communication channels; manage all alumni social media sites; address complex issues with volunteer boards; represent the Office of Alumni Engagement and/or University Advancement at events and meetings on and off campus; develop and manage budgets and perform other related duties as assigned.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Behavioral Health Planning Analyst

Under direction, prepares and maintains a County behavioral health plan for predetermined community target groups; provides liaison and coordination with other mental health providers, county agencies, and various community groups; and does related work as required.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND HOW TO APPLY

Contact us

  • 9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311     Phone: (661) 654-2157     Fax: (661) 654-2207