Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Feb 4 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Academic Coordinator for Athletics and Recreation will support the Director of Athletics and Recreation in coordinating all advising related activities for student athletes. This individual will serve as the primary point of contact for student-athletes, as well as the conduit between Athletics and the Advising department. This position builds, sustains, and assesses the College's "Scholar Athlete" program, as an important approach in the College's strategic enrollment management plans.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation; with a dotted line to the Director of Advising.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In coordination with the Director of Athletics and Recreation, develop student success plans for ineligible student-athletes to regain eligibility.
Assist with developing plans for student-athlete degree completion.
Work collaboratively with the Director of Athletics and Recreation, coaches, and staff to create programs and workshops to benefit student-athlete academic progress.
Develop a strong understanding of NJCAA academic eligibility by-laws and transfer eligibility.
Communicate with faculty concerning team travel, early alerts, and progress reports.
Serve as a liaison for Bristol Athletics with appropriate Student Services, Enrollment Management and Academic Affairs departments regarding academic support, compliance, and student development.
Regularly attend and participate in advising meetings as scheduled by the Director of Advising.
Collaborate with athletics recruiters and head coaches to identify incoming advisees.
Coordinate student-athlete community service projects.
Produce enrollment verification reports.
Maintain active virtual presence with faculty and staff through email and phone contact.
Create surveys, reports, promotional flyers, and other documents as necessary.
Organize activities and events to promote campus enrollment including open houses, guest speakers, student activities, and others as requested.
Develop and coordinate a student-athlete orientation.
Advising / Academic Support
Coordinate all advising related activities for student-athletes in accordance with NJCAA by-laws, transfer requirements, and the College's academic catalog.
Serve as student-athletes' primary connection to all academic service areas.
Direct students on how to navigate College campus resources.
Advise and register student-athletes.
Coordinate, monitor, and report student-athletes' study-hall hours and academic progress.
Coordinate tutor support for student-athletes in partnership with Academic Affairs.
Evaluate tutoring program for effectiveness.
Assist with development of student success plans for ineligible student-athletes to regain eligibility.
Provide outreach and support services to students identified as needing additional academic support.
Initiate early intervention/connection to appropriate academic support and data tracking.
Engage students and faculty for an ongoing review of students' progress.
Serve on various College committees as needed.
Serve as an on-site administrator as needed.
Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement
Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Sociology, or closely related field.
Five (5) years' experience and/or training that includes academic advisement, academic placement, counseling, career development, math/electronics teaching, or program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience supporting first year students, first generation, or educationally disadvantaged populations.
Ability to implement technological solutions in the delivery of academic advising services.
Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
Understanding of higher education principles, practices, and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to work in time-sensitive situations.
Demonstrated concern for student needs in a demanding academic context, as well as flexibility, patience, and professional integrity.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is an MCCC/MTA, full time, unit position with benefits.
SALARY: $60,888 - $66,000 - Labor Grade - 6 - actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Internal Number: 107048
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.