Health & Human Services Specialist

$36,480 yearly
  • McLennan Community College
  • 1400 College Drive, Waco, TX, USA
  • Feb 21, 2020
Full time   Health & Medical Services

Job Description

Health & Human Services Specialist

Division: Instruction
Salary Group: Exempt
Class Range: PS-A
Annual Salary: Minimum $36,480
Start Date: Position Posted on September 30, 2019
Position Close Date: Position Open Until Filled

Required Documents:


Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received.


  • MCC Employment application
  • Copies of college transcripts
  • Resume
  • KSA Statement *

General Position Description

Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: Plan, coordinate, instruct, and evaluate the delivery of continuing education health care/nurse aide programs, under the direction of the Coordinator of Health & Human Services, for the purpose of certification, upgrading skills, or re-certification. Major emphasis is one the CNA program(s), including community collaboration, planning, scheduling, and course delivery of training programs. Administrative functions include documentation for local, state, and federal agencies, and oversight of the MCC/CNA Regional Testing Center. This position receives general supervision from the Coordinator, Health & Human Services and exercises no supervision.
NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Education: Vocational Nursing certification with a current Texas Board of Nurses License.
Experience: More than one year of employment experience in a long-term care setting.

Preferred Requirements

Education: Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
Current Texas Board of Nurses License

Selection Criteria

* Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment. Knowledge of: (1) Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. (2) Teaching methods, current trends, and implementation of training programs for healthcare/nurse aide programs. (3) Broad base of basic nursing knowledge. Skills to: (4) Effectively multi-task, identify problems and possible solutions. (5) Prepare and coordinate schedules and reports (6) Perform/teach basic nursing principles/skills. (7) Organize, schedule, and train instructors. (8) Promote courses to the community and individuals. (9) Develop curriculum, lesson plans, tests, and other needed materials. Ability to: (10) Interact with various/diverse groups to accomplish the necessary daily activities of the department. (11) Utilize office equipment, including computers and computer programs (ie: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the internet and databases.) (12) Communicate clearly and concisely.

Working Conditions

Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Insignificant effort other than normal movement. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.


Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to the Human Resources Office, McLennan Community College, 1400 College Drive, Waco, Texas 76708, Telephone 254/299-8611, Fax 254/299-6237, or Email Finalists may be required to participate in an In-Basket Exercise. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit

MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment.



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