2013-14 Unit Plan
Career and Employment Services

Mission Statement

Butte College Career and Employment Services helps people move from school to work, work to work, and work to school by providing comprehensive services and programs. 

Program Description

The following services and programs are offered through Career and Employment Services:  Career Planning/Career Services - increase career planning knowledge and achieve career planning skill competence; (2) Job Placement & Cooperative Education - assist students to secure career-related employment in order to gain valuable experience, earn income to support their education, earn academic credit for workplace learning and to meet the needs of the labor market; and (3) Service Learning & Volunteerism - connect academic learning and educational goals with student action in real life sistuations outside the classroom; foster a sense of caring for others, hopefully resulting in a lifetime of community involvement and awareness.

Future Development Strategy

Strategy 1

Career Planning/Career Services: 

Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    • Collaboration with campus and community partners;
    • Expands awareness of career readiness and labor market information;
    • Assists students with transfer after attending Butte College;
    • "Sustainable Business Practices" promotes sustainability on campus and within the community; and
    • Assists (through events, community presentations, individual appointments) prospective students to choose Butte College for their college education.


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Resolving health, life, and safety issues
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 2

    Middle School Career Exploration: 

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    • Collaboration with campus and community partners;
    • Expands awareness of career readiness and labor market information;
    • Assists students to prepare to attend college; and
    • Assists (through events, community presentations, individual appointments) prospective students to choose Butte College for their college education.


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Increasing student success
  • Strategy 3

    Job Placement & Cooperative Education:

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    • Collaboration with campus and community partners;
    • Expands awareness of career readiness and labor market information;
    • Assists students with transfer after attending Butte College;
    • "Sustainable Business Practices" promotes sustainability on campus and within the community; and
    • Assists (through events, community presentations, individual appointments) prospective students to choose Butte College for their college education.


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 4

    Service-Learning & Volunteerism:

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture
  • Modelling sustainability

  • Supporting Rationale
    • Collaboration with campus and community partners;
    • Expands esprit de corps through service and volunteerism;
    • Assists (through events) prospective students to choose Butte College for their college education;
    • Links student learning to real life through community service on and off campus;
    • Assists to promote sustainabiity on campus;
    • "Sustainable Business Practices" promotes sustainability on campus and within the community.


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 5

    CalWORKs/TANF:

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    • Collaboration with campus and community partners;
    • Expands awareness of career readiness and labor market information;
    • Assists students with transfer after attending Butte College;
    • Assists prospective students to choose Butte College for their education.


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Supports Changes from Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
  • Resolving health, life, and safety issues
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Strategy 6

    Foster Kinship Care Education Program:

    Initiatives
  • Inspiring passion through collaboration
  • Focusing on student success
  • Valuing a culture of learning
  • Enhancing an innovative, responsive, and accountable culture

  • Supporting Rationale
    • Collaboration with campus and community partners;
    • Provides parent education opportunities critical in working with foster youth.


    Supporting Rationale Alignment
  • Supports Previous Program Review Recommendations
  • Resolving health, life, and safety issues
  • Maintaining core programs and services
  • Increasing student success
  • Maintaining the appropriate program and service mix between the main campus and outlying centers
  • Required Resources

    CalWORKs/TANF:

    • Overhead Facilities Costs:  $27,216

    Job Placement & Cooperative Education:

    • Update On-Line Job Programs:  $2,500
    • Equipment/Webcam (1):  $100
    • Travel and Marketing:  $5,500
    • Career & Job Fair:  $10,000

    Career Planning/Career Counseling:

    • Equipment/Computers (6):  $6,426
    • Career & Job Fair:  $10,000

    Foster Kinship Care Education Program:

    • Computers (2):  $2,823
    • Energy Efficient Refrigerator:  $869

     

    Current Revenue Stream

    Career Counseling/Career Services:

    • Career Services (District Funded):  $237,860
    • Contract Career Services (Assessment Test Fees):  $18,500

    Middle School Career Exploration:

    • Grant Funding (ends 3/31/2012): $87,275
    • Project/Closure Funding until 2/28/14

    Job Placement & Cooperative Education:

    • District Funding:  $98,475

    Service-Learning & Volunteerism:

    • District Funding:  $30,908

    CalWORKs/TANF:

    • Categorical Funding CalWORKs:  $316,151
    • Categorical Funding CalWORKs Work Study:  $78,070
    • Categorical Funding TANF:  $126,946

    Foster Kinship Care Education Program:

    • Categorical Funding:  $283,144

    Augmentation Requests

    Original Priority Funded Program, Unit, Area Resource Type Description Account Number Object Code One-Time Augment Ongoing Augment Supporting Rationale
    1 Yes CalWORKs/TANF Operating Expenses Overhead Facilities Costs 110007052634002 55611 $0.00 $27,216.00 This is an expense that is not allowed by CalWORKs or Non-Credit Matriculation funding. Overhead costs support Job Skills Instruction at the Chico and Oroville Community Employment Centers. Overhead costs include electricity/gas and janitorial expenses.
    2 Yes Job Placement & Cooperative Education Operating Expenses Personal Services Contract for Updating On-Line Jobs Program 110007071493000 55100 $0.00 $2,500.00 The on-line jobs program allows students to job search from home. It also allows for staff to quickly update most current openings. The Jobs Program needs to be updated in order to be maintained.
    3 Yes Job Placement & Cooperative Education Equipment Webcam 110007071493000 55612 $100.00 $0.00 Supports students, faculty, staff and community in preparation for interviews. Goal is to assist individuals with successful interviews for volunteer assignments, internship placements, and employment opportunities.
    4 Yes Career & Employment Services Equipment Computers 110007051634002 55612 $6,426.00 $0.00 Six (6) computers for staff in Career Counseling, Career Center, Job Placement and at the Chico Center (shared officer for Career Counseling and Job Placement). Chico Center computer original computer when facility opened.
    5 Yes Job Placement & Cooperative Education Operating Expenses Travel and Marketing Funds 110007071493000 55820 $0.00 $5,500.00 Travel funds to connect with community employers to create volunteer, internship and employment opportunities for students. Promotional materials for events, including brochures.
    6 Yes Career & Employment Services Operating Expenses Career & Job Fair 110007051634002 55890 $0.00 $10,000.00 Fund fall and spring (two events) to promote careers, career readiness and employment opportunities.
    7 Yes Foster Kinship Care Education Equipment Energy Efficient Refrigerator 110007051634002 55612 $869.00 $0.00 Energy efficient refrigerator needed for events and conferences. Hasn't been replaced since 2000.
    8 Yes Foster Kinship Care Education Program Equipment Computers 110007051634002 55612 $2,823.00 $0.00 Two (2) desktop computers to replace current systems.
    Total(s) $10,218.00 $45,216.00