Middlesex Community College (MCC) employs over 1,000 people in full-time, part-time, faculty, professional administrative and support positions at campuses in both Lowell and Bedford. MCC is a dynamic institution, priding itself on the quality as well as the diversity of its programs. MCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are an affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty and staff over the last five years, and are one of Massachusetts colleges participating in the Commonwealth Compact whose mission is to establish Massachusetts as a uniquely inclusive, honest and supportive community of -- and for -- diverse people, to acknowledge our mixed history in this effort, and to face squarely the challenges that still need to be overcome, understanding that the rich promise of the region's growing diversity must be tapped fully if Boston and Massachusetts are to achieve their economic, civic and social potential.
Applications for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. MCC strives for a faculty and staff that reflect its richly diverse community of students.
Middlesex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Safety & Security Report, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/disclosurestatements/campsecrpt.aspx
The Links Advisor / Coordinator provides direct services to all Links students and potential students. Must recruit students for the program according to grant guidelines, maintain student records, and serve as the education and career advisor for each student.
Essential Job Functions:
Initiate and conduct all program recruitment efforts including mailings to and information sessions at local Adult Learning Centers and other appropriate community organizations.
Assist with program publicity including mailings, fliers, ads, and website and social media maintenance.
Handle all inquiries from prospective students and verify records and testing results to confirm eligibility in program.
Conduct intake/registration sessions for eligible, prospective students including providing full program orientation (including clear course descriptions, student schedules, office hours, etc.) and completion of all necessary registration forms (including ESE forms and a signed commitment form.)
Register students for classes in a timely manner.
Proficiency with the Adult and Community Learning Services System for Managing Accountability and Results Through Technology (SMARTT)
Adhere to confidentiality requirements.
Meet or exceed ESE expectations for meeting with enrolled students throughout the semester and provide appropriate guidance and referrals to address student needs.
Maintain regular contact with instructors regarding student performance.
Ensure timely interventions with regards to poor attendance and/or academic performance especially prior to mid-term.
Facilitate student access to all college support services including tutoring, Disability Support Services, Financial Aid, etc.
Provide academic and career planning support with respect to WIOA guidelines.
Use the college's Argos, Banner and Degree Works programs as necessary for reference and advising purposes
Schedule information sessions with and/or provide referrals to MCC programs/departments for students ready to continue their academics at MCC after successful completion of Links.
Remain current with all college initiatives, course requirements, and advising policies that might impact Links students.
Assist Director with Advisory Board meetings and preparation of grant renewals.
Attend required training sessions conducted by DESE and complete required professional development hours.
Track and request program and student supplies in a timely manner.
Perform other duties as needed and requested
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight.
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education - Middlesex Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Experience teaching or working with the adult learner population
Excellent computer, organizational, oral and written communication skills
Understanding of Adult Community Learning Services Guidelines
Cultural awareness and competency demonstrated by working with and/or understanding of individuals of diverse identities such as socioeconomic level, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and veterans including those with different levels of academic preparation, varying physical and learning abilities.
Salary: $28.29/hour (rate effective 7/1/17), non-benefited; 18 hours per week; not to exceed 960 hours per fiscal year, contingent on annual grant funding.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Area of Assignment: MCC Bedford Campus with occasional travel to Lowell campus and offsite partners
Start Date: July 2017
Application Deadline: July 6, 2017
The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via the online application:
1. Cover Letter
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Middlesex Community College understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Affirmative Action Officer at 781-280-3536
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At Middlesex Community College, everyone teaches, everyone learns. Collaborative in nature and innovative in practice, we educate, engage, and empower a diverse community of learners. Through transformative opportunities, we challenge and support every student to succeed and lead. Recognizing equity and inclusion as the foundation for excellence and creativity, Middlesex Community College meets the evolving educational, civic and workforce needs of our local and global communities.