Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.
BHCC offers 103 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.
Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.
BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.
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Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.
We are seeking a Success Coach/Transfer Advisor to assist the College in providing a success coaching model for new students enrolling at Bunker Hill Community College, students who are experiencing academic challenges, and continuing students. The model includes a collaborative network of support systems to identify student needs, address student challenges and provide appropriate services and referral, in an effort to enhance student success and retention.
Assist with the coordination of Massachusetts state universities and colleges transfer agreements such as A2B, Commonwealth Commitment, and Reverse Transfer.
As part of the transcript evaluation process, communicate with academic departments regarding transferability of courses taken at other colleges; evaluate transcripts and certify for transfer credit.
Utilizing a success coaching model based on best practices, provide an array of traditional student support services including academic, career/vocational and transfer advising.
Administer and interpret academic, personal and career/vocational assessments, to identify the strengths and weaknesses of new students in regard to their entry-level basic skills and motivation.
Assist students in developing short term and long term academic, career and life plans; review alignments of career and educational goals with student interests, skills, intent to transfer and personal financial requirements.
Assist students in creating a personalized educational plan utilizing electronic resources and with matching the student with a Learning Community relevant to prior experience, skill set and future goals.
Assist with the coordination of transfer activities and provide transfer information to faculty, staff and students on transferability of courses, scholarships, articulation agreements, etc.
Assist with the advisement and registration of all new and continuing students regarding their academic plan, course selection/sequencing, curriculum/concentration selection/changes and career and transfer exploration.
Collaborate with faculty and staff to implement academic, career, and transfer advising across the curriculum; assisting with the design and/or facilitation of academic, career, and transfer related classroom presentations.
Serve as a resource for Learning Community Seminar instructors, faculty advisors and faculty participating in our departmental advising model; assist with group advising and transfer and career exploration activities, and facilitate educational planning workshops.
Collaborate with the Student Activities Office and Peer Mentors on our comprehensive new and transfer student advising and orientation process; developing and facilitating advising related orientation sessions and coordinating the registration process for new and transfer students.
Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or a closely related field; with five (5) years experience and/or training involving college admissions, academic advisement, career development, or program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Experience working with students in a student services/client services or equivalent setting.
Proficiency in student information systems and technology as well as MS Word and Excel.
Excellent, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
Ability to work 2 evenings per week (11am-7pm and 10am-6pm).
Ability to work Saturdays during peak registration periods.
Experience working in a community college.
Salary Range: $50,785.00-$62,212.00. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.
Grade: 5, Unit-Professional position
Review Date: To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By January 24, 2019
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About Bunker Hill Community College
BHCC, ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 13,400 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers 103 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Seventy-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women. BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream. It is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant. The engaged and innovative faculty, administration and staff are a reason the student body of this acclaimed College has grown almost 120% in the past 16 years. BHCC's location in Boston, a major education, healthcare and financial hub, p...rovides it with the ability to nurture unique partnerships with other institutions of higher learning and with business and industry. These important partnerships enable the College to offer a broad scope of healthcare and business curricula, providing students with vital connections and access to workplace internships while in school and with an education that prepares them for high-paying jobs in the area.