Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Feb 16 2017 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for representing and promoting Bristol Community College to prospective students, parents, school counselors, and others. Manage a recruitment territory and play a critical role for the college to meet its overall strategic admissions goals; provide leadership in the development and implementation of a recruitment strategy targeting students of color and those from various underrepresented populations including, but not limited to veterans, LGBTQi+, first generation students, students with disabilities. In addition, he or she will work closely with the Dean and Associate Director to evaluate and continually refine an effective strategy for strengthening Bristol Community College's commitment to diversity and issues affecting underrepresented students. Assists Dean in overseeing recruitment and admissions activities, such as, establishing goals/objectives for the admissions office; planning/coordinating the processing of admissions applications; planning/coordinating the scheduling of new incoming students; assisting in the development of One-Stop Enrollment Programs; and supervising employees and work study students.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Dean of Admissions.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Exercises supervision over appropriate professional, classified and student workers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyze data, write summary reports, and recommend future actions.
Act as liaison between Admissions and the Office of Multicultural Affair
Cultivate partnerships and pipeline relationships with other organizations and institutions, such as school districts and professional organizations with multicultural students.
Advance BCC's among communities of color by developing current or new opportunities to engage with multicultural students and families through networking with community and education leaders in cities, public and private schools, faith organizations, education access/equity agencies, community-based organizations and corporate and non-profit agencies or organizations.
Serve as a college liaison with community equity/access organizations advancing higher education opportunities for historically under-represented students.
Coordinate with Admissions staff, Chief Diversity Officer, and other campus representatives to ensure the College is represented at key multicultural and education events and meetings in assigned territory.
Assist in the research and development of contact lists for potential new marketing and recruitment channels, partnerships, and outreach.
Develop educational initiatives and programming designed to enhance BCC's status as a veteran friendly school.
Work with several departments across the campus to increase the level of support available to students of color.
Serve on campus committees to raise awareness regarding issues affecting students of color and overall issues affecting diversity.
Serve as a representative of BCC to professional development associations committed to diversity and inclusion.
Form and maintain relationships with community based organizations on and off campus.
Participate in the planning and execution of on- and off-campus recruitment events.
Produce a monthly report (as directed) to summarize activities in the community
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Business Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Education, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field; minimum of two (2) years of professional experience and/or training that includes college admissions, academic counseling/advisement marketing, public relations, credit evaluation; working with technology such as student information and data management systems; strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated commitment to access to higher education and diversity; and proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bi-lingual, experience with multicultural/diversity work in higher education, experience in a community college setting.
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers... a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity within Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.