The commitment to student success is a strategic priority at the College. To that end a number of new initiatives are underway to better enhance students’ ability to navigate and access resources, supports, designated advisors and mentors to improve outcomes. The manager/coordinator will report directly to the Associate Dean of Student Advising and Success and focus primarily on student success initiatives for targeted student populations with an emphasis on under-represented populations.
This is a 30-hour per week temporary position from June 15, 2017- September 30, 2018. Renewal may be possible.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist faculty, department chairs and staff with student success program implementation and new program development
Support development and oversight of a formal mentoring program for students participating in success programs
Mentor, advise and support students from point of acceptance through program completion
Coordinate success program logistics including; resource scheduling, staffing, student outreach and promotional materials
Maintain success program enrollment, participation and contact tracking records
Assist staff in developing success initiative metrics, collect and review program assessment and learning outcome data, and prepare reports for key internal stakeholders
Develop communication strategies to improve awareness of and support for student success programming
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
Willingness to work both independently and as part of a team
Minimum of Bachelor's degree
Experience in student advising, teaching or a similar field is strongly preferred
Familiarity with Berklee’s undergraduate experience and core music curriculum is strongly preferred
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
*** Application Instructions Specific to this Position ***
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:
Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s capabilities and experiences.
A resume or CV.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Berklee provides a diverse and inclusive work environment
We all share a universal love for listening to, and creating music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creati...vity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.