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)*
Performs a variety of technical, analytical and administrative support duties in providing responsible staff support to one or more departments and is expected to, as directed, assist the department in the completion of a variety of special and/or technical projects, reports and other related duties; executes some, but not all, administrative and office support functions related to the project assignment. Exercises good judgment with a mid-level expectation of independent judgment while referring policy decisions to the Supervisor. OR Responsible for coordinating, overseeing and participating in various operations, activities and special projects in support of an assigned college program. Project Assistants will have significant responsibility for the scope, complexity, and overall impact of assigned program and related projects and activities.