Edmonds Community College is committed to diversity, equity and social justice. The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity. We are intentional about social justice – the active engagement toward equity and inclusion that addresses issues of institutional, structural, and environmental inequity, power and privilege.
Edmonds Community College has a federal grant from the United States Department of Education to run a TRiO Student Support Services program. The TRiO SSS program’s goals are to increase the retention, graduation, and transfer rates of low-income and first-generation college students and students with disabilities. Federal TRiO SSS programs are designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. The program serves 160 Edmonds Community College students each year. Through TRiO SSS, students receive individualized attention and support, with services including academic advising, financial aid assistance, one-on-one tutoring, instruction in basic study skills, transfer assistance, career development, personal support, mentoring, and service learning activities.
The Assistant Director is responsible for providing academic and personal support services to eligible students with the goal of increasing student retention, graduation, and transfer rates. They are also responsible for development, management, and supervision of the TRiO Student Support Services Tutoring Program.
Responsibilities will include:
Complete initial intakes and carry a caseload of students, provide wrap around support including student case management, academic advising, transfer and career planning, financial aid assistance.
Assess student needs, provide appropriate interventions, develop strategies for overcoming barriers to success, and provide referral and access to campus and community resources.
Manage all of the hiring, training, and supervising of tutors.
Create and manage quarterly tutoring requests forms, tutoring spreadsheet, and weekly tutoring schedule.
Assess student’s tutoring needs, challenges with course content, learning style, computer skills, and study habits.
Observe tutoring sessions and provide performance feedback to tutors.
Monitor and track the academic progress and performance of program participants through the college wide early alert system and provide appropriate interventions.
Coordinate and/or facilitate academic, financial aid/literacy, transfer and study skill workshops.
Assist in planning and implementation of major department events and projects, such as the TRiO SSS Fall Dessert Reception, TRiO SSS Holiday Party and Giving Tree, and TRiO SSS End of Year Celebration.
Assist the Project Director with the supervision of the front desk staff and any practicum or intern students.
Serve as a liaison to college faculty and staff for the purpose of referrals and gaining and disseminating needed information concerning students.
Assist in making classroom presentations, recruiting students, and building positive working relationships with EdCC community.
Manage the TRiO SSS website and development and management of social media for the program.
Assist in maintaining records and data necessary for completion of the annual progress report for the Department of Education.
Other duties as assigned related to meeting the needs of the Program.
This is a permanent exempt position reporting to the TRiO Student Support Services Project Director.
For information on applying, please see Application Procedures and Required Documents, below.
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is typically performed in an office and classroom setting. The ability to use a personal computer and other standard office equipment requiring repetitive arm-hand movements is essential. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, including the ability to speak in group settings.
The salary is $50,302 to $54,182 annually for a twelve-month work schedule. The college provides an excellent benefits package including 24 vacation leave days per year.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
You must document your citizenship or employment authorization within three days of hire.
Position is subject to a criminal background check.
All new positions are contingent upon funding.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
All applicants must apply online. No paper submissions or emailed materials will be accepted. Your online application must include the following to be complete:
Letter of interest addressing required and desired qualifications
Two current letters of recommendation. (If you have these letters, please attach them to your online application. If they are presently unavailable, do not send them to us. Bring them with you if you are contacted for an interview.)
If you are a veteran and wish to claim veteran’s preference, please scan and attach your DD214, Member-4 form.
Established in 1967, Edmonds Community College is a public, two-year, state community college. It strengthens our diverse community by helping students access educational and career opportunities in a supportive environment that encourages success, innovation, service, and lifelong learning. It serves more than 20,000 students annually, including more than 1,400 international students from 62 countries. The college offers 68 associate degrees and 58 professional certificates in 29 programs of study. Its highest enrolled programs are the Associate of Arts/Associate of Science degrees, Paralegal, Allied Health (pre-nursing degree), Business/Accounting, Construction Management, and Culinary Arts. The college is located in the center of the growing south Snohomish County communities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, and Woodway. For more information, visit www.edcc.edu.
EEO/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:
Edmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425-640-1470 or 425-640-1832, and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in psychology, social work, counseling, education, student development or other related field.
At least one year of documented experience in tutoring, teaching, advising, facilitation, case management or counseling.
At least one year of documented experience training and supervising employees.
Computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Word and Excel, Google applications, and database programs.
Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling, education, student development or other related field.
Excellent verbal, listening, writing, organizing, and problem–solving skills.
At least one year of academic and financial aid advising.
Ability to work effectively working with populations representing diverse backgrounds, life experiences and abilities, and specific experience working with college students, low income individuals, students with disabilities, and academically disadvantaged populations. Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity in college curricula, activities, student body, faculty and staff.
Experience working in a community college or other higher education institution; prior work in a TRiO program is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: See Compensation section of announcement for details on salary and benefits,