Special Programs Coordinator - CVTE/STEM - Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College
January 30, 2018
Fall River, Massachusetts
Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Jan 29 2018 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Special Programs Coordinator - CVTE/STEM provides proactive advisement to CVTE and STEM students from area high schools and first year students. The Special Programs Coordinator - CVTE/STEM will work with area high school guidance staff, students and families and provide a variety of proactive advisement services to ensure a seamless transition from high school to degree and certificate programs at Bristol Community College. The Advisor will also collaborate with faculty and staff on the college campus to provide a series of wrap-around supports for students.
The Special Programs Coordinator - CVTE/STEM will implement a variety of strategies to increase student participation in dual enrollment and CVTE/STEM programming. The Advisor will attempt to increase non-traditional student participation in dual enrollment coursework, student enrollment in the same major or field as their CVTE high school program and enrollment and completion in non-traditional programs
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Post-Secondary Linkages & CVTE.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide comprehensive advising services to students from CVTE Consortium schools and participants in STEM Start Academy coursework including group and individual advising sessions, referrals to campus services, classroom visits, phone and email correspondence and social media outreach.
Collaborate with a network of guidance counselors and faculty at area high schools to recruit and support students, providing on-site support for courses, career days, parent nights and various community engagement events.
Disseminate program information and provide training to high school guidance counselors and faculty on CVTE and Dual enrollment programming
Maintain communications with high school partners regarding CVTE/STEM activities and opportunities, including coordination of school participation in activities.
Provide College Placement Testing (Accuplacer) services to students in area high schools including preparation, follow up and explanation of course placement
Collection, maintenance of accurate and timely data for program effectiveness
Assist with the development of marketing and promotional materials for CVTE/STEM courses and events.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in related field; three years' experience in academic advising, career development, health care, internships, Service and Civic Learning, program/project management, or diversity and inclusion work; experience in a college setting; a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle; ability to work effectively with employers, faculty, staff, and student body from diverse backgrounds and areas; and strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Experience with Banner or similar student information system.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with under-represented populations, holistic advising or student support; familiarity with academic support retention models as well as admissions processes, experience with diversity and inclusion work, and the ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is a grant-funded, part-time 29.5 hours/week, MCCC/MTA, unit position with benefits. Willingness to work flexible hours and travel to program and recruitment sites and program meetings. Grant funding is secured through August 2018.
SALARY: $39,105 - $56,065, Labor Grade 4 - actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
START DATE: February 2018
Internal Number: 93853
About Bristol Community College
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 with...in 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.