Under general supervision, the Professional Expert provides assistance and support in accordance with assignments and directions from the supervisor. Professional Experts:
* Have specialized knowledge or expertise not generally required of or found in the classifications established by the District.
* Must be specially trained, experienced, or competent to perform expert services.
* Are used on a temporary basis for a specific project or projects.
* Terms of employment will be described in the Professional Expert Agreement
Non-academic, non-classified Professional Experts are not part of classified service. Non-academic, non-classified short-term employees are at-will employees and have no entitlement rights to any position in the District. Professional Expert employment shall not result in the displacement of Classified personnel.
*Retired CalPERS Annuitants: may not exceed 960 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)*
Assists the Supervisor with all phases of a project. Works directly with the Supervisor in the development and coordination of the project budget, delivery expectations, and tracking the status of project expectations and results. May assist or work directly as the liaison with vendors, contractors, and outside agencies to ensure contractual obligations are met. Provides feedback to the supervisor related to project timeline, delivery, reporting and expectations. Assists with determining the allocation of resources (including department staff and hourly employees) in an efficient manner.