Location: New Bedford, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Oct 29 2019 Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Senior Special Programs Coordinator - Evening/Weekend (part-time)
DEPARTMENTS: New Bedford Campus
REPORTS TO: Dean of New Bedford Campus
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Senior Special Programs Coordinator oversees and fosters the continued development of the evening & weekend offerings available at the New Bedford Campus. The Coordinator ensures management and administrative oversight of all evening & weekend offerings and services related to campus operations, as well as supports partnerships with regional organizations to foster a college-going culture. The Coordinator will ensure all evening and weekend students are appropriately served by assisting students with completing Financial Aid documentation, making phone calls to encourage students to complete their Admissions applications, as well as serving as a proctor for students who receive services from the Office of Disability Services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead the advancement of college efforts during the evening and weekends at the New Bedford Campus in conjunction with other administrators.
Collaborate with the Campus Dean and other college personnel to determine New Bedford evening and weekend program offerings and class schedules, as well as coordinate student support services.
Foster a student-centered educational environment responsive to diverse learner needs during the evening and weekends at the New Bedford Campus.
Implement the evening and weekend components of an annual strategic recruitment, outreach, and retention plan that reflects high impact and evidence-based practices for the campus in collaboration with other college areas.
Foster relationships with community-based organizations, businesses, and community leaders to support evening and weekend programs.
Analyze relevant data to track needs and outcomes associated with evening and weekend offerings at the New Bedford Campus.
Maintain responsiveness to a wide array of campus-related issues involving students, faculty, classroom, and technology issues during the evening and on weekends.
Collaborate with Marketing & Communications to ensure branding, as well as market evening and weekend programs and events to the New Bedford area.
Foster relationships with Office of Student and Family Engagement and other areas to ensure that the evening and weekend activities of that office provide enriching experiences for students.
Provide information and assistance to students needing help with Admissions, Advising, and Financial Aid on an as needed basis.
Perform other duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of a Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Business Administration, Marketing, Education Administration, or other field related to area of assignment. Degree must be completed by date of hire.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience and/or training involving area of assignment, which may include business management, program/project management, grant administration, budget development, community relations, curriculum development, education, counseling, substance abuse, non-traditional student services, or public assistance programs.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 applications.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the goals and values of a community college.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
Minimum of one (1) year of higher education experience in the areas of instruction, program development, and/or student and academic support services.
Demonstrated experience making presentations before diverse audiences.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting educational opportunity for diverse ethnic, social, and economic populations and in an urban campus environment.
Demonstrated proficiency with Banner and Argos.
Demonstrated community college administration experience.
Supervisory experience of a diverse staff in a unionized environment.
Demonstrated experience working in a multi-campus environment.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
POSITION STATUS: This is an MCCC/MTA, part time, non-benefitted, 18.5 hours per week unit position with a nights and weekends schedule. The standard work schedule for this position is Monday through Thursday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Saturdays 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bristol Community College has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol Community College has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region.
The college offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Center for Workforce and Community Education provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.
With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts - a great place to learn, grow, live and work. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of... Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island. The area is also home to fine dining, thriving historic districts, and a short commute to New England ski areas.
The College annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol Community College is one of the largest employers in the region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol Community College actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). www.BristolCC.edu