Bakersfield College

Cal-SOAP Employment

Professional Expert - Job Description

Professional Experts may perform any combination of the following at the school site:

  • Motivate student to consider postsecondary educational opportunities and continue in college preparatory course of study throughout high school
  • Provide academic support via tutorial assistance to students primarily in grades 9-12
  • Help find information for students on colleges of interest
  • Help students complete college and financial aid applications
  • Follow-up on admission and financial aid applications with students
  • Discuss educational opportunities and student’s academic achievement with parents and/or teachers
  • Discuss the nature of the collegiate experience with students and encourage high academic achievement
  • Perform other duties, within the above framework, as assigned by Site Coordinator
  • Keep accurate data and records of students who receive Cal-SOAP services


Professional Experts are expected to do the following:

  • Perform duties in a responsible manner
  • Attend all Cal-SOAP training sessions, meetings and events
  • Report to the school site in accordance with the established hours of work, which are agreed upon with the employee, Cal-SOAP Site Supervisor and school Site Coordinator
  • Keep updated, organized, and accurate records of student contacts and progress in accordance with Cal-SOAP instructions
  • Report absences in a prescribed manner
  • Attend parent and college informational nights if available and at the site’s request
  • Cooperate fully with Site Coordinator, teachers and administrators
  • Participate in programs sponsored and /or supported by Cal-SOAP including I’m Going To College, Transfer: Making It Happen, College: Making It Happen, Cash for College, Kern County College Night, etc.

Current Job Openings

To inquire about current job openings, please call us at (661) 395-4954.

Kern Community College District