Employee

Welcome to Estrella Mountain Community College

As you start your journey at EMCC, you will find the support and resources you need to fulfill your role and enjoy the time you spend within the halls of this institution. 

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Your College Leadership Welcomes You! 

Dr. Lara Message from the President

Welcome to the Estrella Mountain family.  We are honored that you have chosen to join us as ‘we provide exceptional and creative learning experiences that prepare all learners to achieve their dreams and transform their lives’.  As our service strategy states “Your Success is Our Success” applies to both our students and to you our employees. Together, we can help our students achieve their dream.


Dr. Weber Message from the Interim Vice President Administrative Services

 


Dr.Cardenas-­AdameMessage from the Vice President Student Affairs

Hello everyone and welcome to Estrella Mountain Community College!  You are now employed at what I believe to be the best of the Maricopa Colleges, and are about to embark on an incredible journey focused on student and employee learning.    We are all very happy to have you join us as we continue working to improve student success.  Over this next period of your life you will be presented with a number of opportunities to become involved in activities that support and improve student engagement as well as create direction for your own personal growth.  Please take advantage of some of these opportunities and feel free to share your talents with the college.  We are the best of the Maricopa Colleges because we are a mixture of many individual contributions…now, all we have to do is add yours!  


 Dr. Rivera

Message from the Vice President of Learning

Estrella Mountain Community College welcomes you to our great team of employees! You are a part of one of the premier colleges and work environments in the Maricopa County Community College District.  Our goal is to assist students in achieving their educational and career goals by providing the best learning environments possible. You are a vital part to the educational excellence of the college and, more importantly, to student success.


 

New Employee Essentials

WELCOME TO ESTRELLA MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Estrella Mountain Community College is honored you chose to be a part of our diverse community team. EMCC is committed to providing the support and resources you need to fulfill your role and enjoy the time you spend within the halls of this institution. Below is some important information:


Walk of the Stars

Walk of the Stars

Walk of the Stars is a great way to build camaraderie with your fellow new employees, get to know the people and various departments while getting familiar with your campus.  Join us for an educational, healthy and fun experience!

New Employee Information

Below are what you will find on our NEO website:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College Core Values
  • The Learning College
  • EMCC Family
  • Locating Resources
  • Employee Engagement
  • Campus Involvement & Training
  • Employee Manuals
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Human Resources
  • Buckeye Educational Center
  • SouthWest Skill Center
  • Campus Perks
  • Campus Cuisine
  • Fitness and Wellness

New Employee Orientation (NEO) 

This is an introduction to the campus community. It provides new employees an open and engaging learning, as well as direct interaction with Senior Leadership.  Topics include the organization’s mission, vision, and culture, learning college, professional development, emergency preparedness, diversity and mentoring.   

*Please plan on wearing comfortable clothing and shoes as we will have various activities throughout the day. We want you to have fun AND be comfortable!*

The next NEO will be:        

October 6, 2017

8:00am-5:00pm

To register for NEO click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Estrella Mountain Community College Core Values

We value learning and engagement through: 

Integrity:

  • Being accountable to fulfill goals, objective and responsibilities.
  • Being truthful, respectful, sincere, and responsible in your interactions with others. 

Diversity: 

  • Considering the contributions and worldview of others.
  • Promoting an inclusive campus culture that supports social awareness
  • Committing to comprehensive inter-cultural learning and awareness 

Collaboration: 

  • Growing partnerships and building relationships that enhance the learning environment. 
  • Practicing communication methods that engage all learners. 

Innovation: 

  • Committing to the continued exploration and development of successful learning practices.
  • Encouraging creativity and professional exploration within our community of learners. 

Sustainability:

  • Understanding how our actions impact the local and global community.
  • Reducing negative effects on the environment through proactive and sustainable practices.
  • Applying practices that encourage environmental, economic and social responsibility. 

EMCC Vision, Mission, and Values

Vision

We provide exceptional and creative learning experiences that prepare all learners to achieve their dreams and transform their lives. 

Mission

Estrella Mountain is an innovative higher learning organization responding to the diverse needs of West Valley communities. Learners have an opportunity to successfully accomplish their education; and personal goals through the following college purposes: 

  • Developmental Education
  • General Education
  • Transfer Education
  • Learner Support Services
  • Workforce Development 
  • Community Education 
  • Civic Responsibility 
  • Global Engagement 

Purposes

Developmental Education
Building the academic foundation and providing learning support to prepare learners for collegiate success.

General Education
Expanding educational experiences for all learners while fostering core academic abilities.

Transfer Education
Offering transfer courses and programs that enable learners to achieve success at their institution of choice.

Learner Support Services
Supporting learners through exceptional educational services, programs and guidance.

Workforce Development
Responding to the community's dynamic workforce needs by establishing partnerships and creating relevant programs of study, training and services.

Community Education
Providing learning experiences that enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of life-long learners.

Civic Responsibility
Creating opportunities and partnerships that provide a framework for learners to act responsibly in society.

Global Engagement
Engaging learners in the discovery, contribution and creation of local solutions in response to global issues. 

Our Service Strategy reminds us that
Your Success is Our Success

Values

We value learning and engagement through:

  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability

The Learning College

The success of all learners; students, employees and community members, depends on the hard work that each learning facilitator does on a daily basis. As a result, the college has embraced the principles and philosophies of the Learning College model, which "places learning first and provides educational experiences for learners anyway, anyplace, anytime" (O'Banion, 1997)

Find out more about the Learnign College and our progress at: http://www.estrellamountain.edu/learning-college

EMCC Family

Our diverse Estrella Mountain Community College family is constantly growing and becoming more innovative. Please feel free to visit the contact links listed below. 

Helpful Contact Links: 

Org Chart link: http://www.estrellamountain.edu/sites/default/site-images/about/org-chart.pdf

Phone Directory link: http://www.estrellamountain.edu/directory

 

Locating Resources

Fiscal/Cashier services

Fiscal Services/ Cashier Services offers support for the following needs:

  • Employee Travel - Visit the business office if you are inquiring about employee travel
  • Funds - Visit fiscal services/ cashiers(Komatke B) for any of the following:
  • Property Control (Komatke B)
    • College Equipment
    • Furniture
    • Computers
    • Surplus Inventory
    • Donations

Office/Technology: 

Office/Technology services offers support for the following needs:

  • Reserving a meeting room
  • Phone or computer help
  • Facilities Assistance 
    • Visit the Facilities Management website for any of the following
      • Custodian
      • Groundskeeping
      • Building Issues
      • Sustainability programs

Marketing

The marketing department can provide EMCC logos, pictures, and other identiity information.  

  • Marketing
    • EMCC logos / News Media/ Social Media/ Promotional Items

Auxiliary Resources 


Human Resources

Please visit the HR Website for more information on all the services we provide. 

EMCC HR Online Assistance:  Help Desk

Employee Engagement

iConnect is a way to document what you already do in support of the Learning College.  Participating in iConnect shows you and others how we build relationships, validate contributions and contribute to student success.  You can connect in three different ways: 

  1. Pledge
  2. Mentor
  3. Award/Employee Recognition

•Student Union Events                                            

            Student Life

How do you live the Learning College principles?  Find out more: http://www.estrellamountain.edu/iconnect

Campus Involvement & Training

Estrella Mountain Community College offers various ways to get involved and  receive the training you need to be successful. 

College Committees 

  • Budget Development Steering Team (BDST)
  • Student Academic Achievement Cmte. (SAAC)
  • Curriculum Product Development (CPD)
  • Student Government Representative
  • Leadership Committee(LCA)
  • Sustainability Team (ST)

College Events

Mandatory Training

  • Public Sector Employment
  • Public Sector Employment
  • Public Stewardship

For more information please visit the link  Mandatory Training

Employee Manuals

Employee Manuals 

The employee manuals are great tool when you have questions compensation, hours of work, leaves of absence, benefits, employee safety and wellness, workplace procedures, employee conduct, discipline and appeals.

Helpful Links: 

Employee Resource Guide

Employee Groups:

Employee groups provide additional policies and provisions that only apply to members and are in addition to district-wide policies and benefits. 

  • Staff Policy Manual
  • Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA)
  • Residential Faculty (Faculty Association)

To view the policy/group manuals click here

Emergency Prepardeness

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness depends on the cooperation of the entire College community for its effectiveness. Remember that panic is the greatest hazard, so be prepared and stay calm. 

Tips on how to be a prepared employee: 

                  •Wear EMCC name badge - all times

                  •Quick reference guide  - all college phones

                                              •Available at Public Safety

                                                

                •View Emergency Preparedness video

                •Know the evacuation zones (located on the back of employee badge)

Motor Vehicle Usage Requirement for employees

Evacuation

How to perform an Evacuation: 

After the fire alarm sounds remember to: 

           1.Remain calm.

           2.Do not wait for instructions via intercom system.

           3.Leave the building and/or area - safe and orderly:

                         • Assist persons requiring assistance.

                         • Hold on to handrails while on the stairway.

                         • DO NOT use elevators, matches or lighters.

                         • DO NOT use cellphones.

         4.   Based on conditions, proceed to closest evacuation zone

         5.  Wait for “all-clear” given by Public Safety before re-enter building.

                                              

Work Injury

Work Related Injuries 

What is a work related injury?

A work related injury or illness is one in which the injury or illness arises out of the course and scope of your employment.

What do I do if  Iam injured at work?

  • Report injury immediately to a supervisor
  • Call Triage Now, for non-life threatening workplace injuries.
  • For life-threatening injuries, call Public Safety at: 480-784-0911
  • The supervisor will fill out a Supervisor's Report of Industrial Injury form and forward it to Risk Management at the EMCC HR office, within 24 hours of injury or illness. The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA101) form will be completed and sent to District by EMCC HR Risk Management.

In case of a non-life threatening workplace injury, call Triage Now with your supervisor: 844-332-5221

 

Learn more about Workers Compensation: 

EMCC HR Link:

http://www.estrellamountain.edu/employees/human-resources/workers-related-injury

District policy link:

https://business.maricopa.edu/risk-management/workers-compensation

 

Human Resources

As a department, we will ensure the tradition of excellence in teaching and learning at Estrella mountain Community College by facilitating recruitment, employment, development, compensation, and retention of a talented and diverse workforce.

Helpful Links: 

 

Please visit the EMCC HR Website for more information on all the services we provide. 

Contact Information: 

Campus Location:   Komatke B

EMCC HR Online Assistance:  Help Desk

Have a Question? Ask us by email or by calling EMCC Human Resources Hotline at 623-935-8817. We will respond within 24 hours!

Team Members: 

  • T.J Ferrer, Sr. Human Resources Manager
  • Armida Ortega, Coordinator HR- Instructional
  • Jennifer Crump, Coordinator HR- Recruitment
  • Brenda Thomas, HR Assistant III
  • Nikita Lopez, HR Assistant III
  • Amanda Guerra, HR Support Staff

 

Buckeye Educational Center

 

Buckeye Educational Center

902 East Eason Avenue

Buckeye, Arizona

623-935-8755

The historic Buckeye Union High School has been transformed into a college campus with six state-of-the-art classrooms and a student services office for enrollment, registration, academic advisement, financial aid, testing, tutoring, Veterans office, and more. EMCC's Buckeye Educational Center offers a variety of degree-track, short-term job training, and community education courses, including Kid's College. College classes offered range

Class Schedules

Kid’s College

Buckeye Educational Center

 

Southwest Skill Center

The Southwest Skill Center at Estrella Mountain Community College offers a variety of programs in healthcare and distribution logistics. In just a short amount of time, these hands-on programs are designed to take students directly from the classroom to the workplace.

 

About SWSC

Program Information

Community Education

 

 

Campus Perks

Campus Perks

As an employee you have access to various benefits. 


                                                              

•10% Bookstore Discount (excludes food and clearance items)          

           Follet Bookstore

 

• Employee Discounts

As an employee of MCCCD, you also have access to certain discounts available through PerkSpot, a one-stop shop for exclusive online discounts at many of your favorite merchants. These discounts include:

  • Cellular
  • Theme Parks
  • Travel and Vacation
  • Electronics
  • Movie and Theater

PerkSpot is free and can be accessed from any digital device, including desktop computers, tablets, and smartphones.

To get started, sign up or log-in at maricopa.perkspot.com. Follow the simple on-screen instructions to create an account with your personal or work email.

        

Campus Cuisine

Campus Cuisine 

Hungry? Want a gourmet meal or a quick bite? EMCC offers three different dinning options right on campus. 

Eco-Cafe 

Location: Mariposa Hall 

Type: Coffee shop & snacks

Courtyard Grille

Location: Komatke C

Type: Breakfast & Lunch

Regions Restaurant 

Location: Komatke C 

Type: Fine Dining 

Fitness and Wellness

Fitness and Wellness

The Fitness and Wellness Program at Estrella Mountain Community College is reshaping the way our students and employees pursue fitness and wellness.

It's a whole new approach to personal well-being and an opportunity for you to engage with your peers and our fitness experts to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Click here to watch the NEO Fitness & Wellness Video 

My Wellness 360

 

Please visit the Fitness and Wellness Website for more information http://www.estrellamountain.edu/fitness-wellness