Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Fri May 31 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Special Programs Coordinator - Education & Career Advisor works as part of the Step Up to College Transition Program to assist adult learners in their transition from adult education to certificate and degree programs at Bristol Community College. The Special Programs Coordinator guides students through the college admissions process, assists students in the development of educational and career goals, and ensures that students receive the academic and support services needed to succeed in postsecondary education.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Step Up to College Transition Program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate with area Adult Education programs to conduct outreach activities that identify and recruit high school equivalency graduates (HiSET, GED and Adult Diploma) interested in pursuing postsecondary education.
Provide students with academic and career advisement; monitor students' course selection, academic progress, and performance.
Guide students through the college admissions and enrollment process.
Assist students with setting priorities and balancing the competing demands of family, work, childcare, and school.
Collaborate with program and College staff to track students' academic progress; connect students to College and community resources and provide referrals to appropriate academic and student support services.
Assist Program Director with program orientations, recruitment presentations, program workshops, and other activities, as necessary.
Assist with data collection, analysis, and maintenance of accurate and timely data for program effectiveness.
Input grant required data into MA Department of Education data system, in accordance with state regulations.
Participate in state meetings and professional development activities provided by MA Department of Education, as required.
Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Business Administration, Mathematics, Computer Science, or closely related field.
Three (3) years of experience and/or training involving area of assignment, which may include college registration, academic advisement, career development, career experience, training, curriculum development, audio/visual or graphic production, grant administration, budget development, program/project management, event planning, administrative work in an academic environment, or personal computer operations.
Demonstrated experience in supporting students in meeting their education, training and employment goals.
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or work-sites as required. These work-sites may include any of Bristol's locations in Fall River, Taunton, Attleboro, and New Bedford.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, with varying educational skill levels and language abilities.
Professional experience in student advising.
Demonstrated knowledge of the adult basic education learner.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is an MCCC/MTA, part time, grant funded, non-benefitted, 18.5 hours per week unit position. This position is subject to grant budget appropriations.
SALARY: $28.29 per hour.
Internal Number: 111281
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.