Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Thu Dec 26 2019 Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Special Programs Coordinator -Training Resources and Internship Networks (TRAIN) Program (Part-Time, Two Positions)
DEPARTMENT: STEM Division and Center for Workforce & Community Education
REPORTS TO: Dean of STEM
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Special Programs Coordinator is responsible for the functions of the Department of Higher Education (DHE) TRAIN grant and supports the related work in the STEM Division for the Solar Energy program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate with the Dean and all college stakeholders to meet the objectives and outcomes of the grant.
Organize meetings with students, stakeholders, community, and industry partners to review progress of stated program goal and objectives.
Work closely with the college's Grants Accounting office to develop, monitor, and assess the grant budget for all program related expenses.
Create students' progress reports and assist with programmatic monitoring visits and other reporting requirements.
Prepare and monitor the preparation of purchase requisitions to ensure grant funds are properly expended; research vendors, request quotes, and work with Procurement Services to coordinate and expedite the procurement process.
Attend local, state, and national trainings and meetings as required by the grant.
Serve as liaison between employers, primary and secondary schools, local & regional business partners, MassHire, and Bristol in order to comply with the requirements of the grant.
Participate in all educational sponsored and partner meetings on- and off-campus.
Write and submit reports in collaboration with the Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator.
Recruit students into the program and ensure their internship placements and employment after graduation.
Review students' applications; interview students for admission into the program.
Perform other duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Business Administration, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other field related to area of assignment.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience and/or training involving area of assignment, which may include work in an academic environment, 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; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated experience working with sensitive/confidential data and information.
Demonstrated experience with standard office procedures including filing, accounts payable, and general payroll processes.
Demonstrated ability take initiative and to seek out information based on student needs.
Demonstrated commitment to working as a member of a team.
The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
Experience at a community college.
Project management or prior grant management experience.
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: These are two MCCC/MTA, part time, grant funded, non-benefitted, 18.5 hours per week unit positions. These positions are subject to grant budget appropriations.
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