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Portland Community College

Future Connect Program Coordinator (Academic Professional and Classified Only) (Updated Minimums)

 

 

Portland Community College

 

 

Requisition Number: 09172

 

 

Location: Various Locations

 

 

Address: See Below

 

 

Hours of Work: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

 

 

Position Status: Academic Professional; Level 4; Full-time; Exempt

 

 

Starting Salary Range: 2016/2017 Salary Range: $45,185/yr to $78,351/yr. (see “Additional Posting Information” section for details)

 

 

Job Close Date: October 13, 2017

 

 

Job Summary:

 

 

Only current Portland Community College Academic Professional and Classified Contract Staff (other than “Student” and “Casual” employees) are eligible to apply for this opening.

 

 

Continuation of this position is dependent upon annual renewal of funding.

 

 

Location: Primary office will be on Cascade Campus, however, actual work location will change to a different campus each day to monitor the programs.

 

 

Under the direction of the Future Connect Program Manager, the Program Coordinator will support day-to-day programmatic and staffing needs of the Future Connect Program. Position acts as lead for program staff by providing guidance and solutions for short range, front-line program issues. Areas of focus include marketing, recruitment, academic, career and vocational advising, retention and student success, and all other aspects of the Future Connect Program. Develops and fosters partnerships with universities to support practicum students from various graduate schools (i.e Counseling, School of Education, Social Work). Some coordination and supervision of Masters level interns and/ or practicum students will be a regular part of this job.

 

 

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Auto and Home Insurance. Retirement and tax deferred 403B plans.

 

 

Benefits:

Paid Leave:

13.33 hours of Vacation leave per month

1 day of Sick Leave per month

11 Holidays

3 additional Personal Leave days per year

 

 

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

 

 

Responsibilities/Duties:

 

 

1. Assists or provides oversight and coordination of the day-to-day operation of a Resource Center. Attends conferences and trainings, and researches best practices, policies and regulations, broader social issues, and current theory toward developing, improving, and implementing existing and new programs.

2. Contributes to District-level initiatives and strategic objectives as directed; may lead committees, councils, or other PCC groups; acts as a change agent.

3. Engages with related community organizations and stakeholders to further Center and broader PCC objectives and expand and improve services; performs outreach to schools, higher education, public agencies, non-profits and other organizations to recruit and otherwise further the program mission.

4. Monitors and directs the work of academic professional, classified and casual staff, student workers and volunteers. Hires and trains student and casual workers. Participates in performance evaluations and provides input related to corrective action for professional staff. Performs coaching, disciplinary actions, and termination of student and casual staff. Processes personnel paperwork and monitors time for assigned employees.

5. Administers program budget(s); prepares cost estimates, budget recommendations and makes and monitors budget expenditures.

6. Leads students from Social Work, Counseling, or Education degree programs.

7. Mentors and works with student leaders and other students to support, design, and implement programs, special events, and services that support student success and development. Advises students on program planning methods and processes and assists students with problem solving a variety of complex issues during all phases of an event. Empowers student workers to support programs, tutoring and other activities that promote learning and student development.

8. Coordinates the delivery of information and assistance to all students seeking support, focusing on the needs of assigned student populations. Provides information and referral and engages with students in crisis or experiencing complex issues and barriers to education; follows all related laws, regulations, and policies while providing assistance. Works with faculty and other staff on student success strategies.

9. Develops and implements retention programs that support student success. Incorporates a case management approach to working with students in providing mentoring, job shadowing, seminars, workshops, student involvement programs, support groups, re-entry and transition, etc.

10. Develops and delivers leadership development workshops and seminars. Develops and delivers classroom instruction. Conducts student assessments and notifies students of their progress.

11. Provides Campus or District-wide professional development, faculty and staff educational programs, and presentations for signature events related to assigned area of responsibility.

12. Provides information on available resources and services. Participates in a variety of meetings, committees, or other related groups to communicate information regarding services, programs, areas of opportunity and other pertinent information related to Center mission and activities. Develops materials for use in outreach and recruitment.

13. Coordinates outreach to the community. Serves on committees and boards. Participates in professional organizations and conferences.

14. Collects, prepares, reviews, analyzes, and reports on a variety of complex information and data and implements changes to programming based on findings; makes recommendations for broader District-wide initiatives to further education equity or equality and other College initiatives.

15. Identifies resource materials for inclusion in the Center.

16. May provide classroom instruction.

17. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

 

In the online application’s Education/Employment History sections, include jobs, duties, and dates that support all of the following qualifications. The information on the resume/cover letter will not substitute for the completed application.

 

 

Master’s degree in Education, Liberal Arts, Multicultural Studies, Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Social Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field.

 

 

Two years of experience providing services or coordinating programs for students in a diverse post-secondary or higher education setting.

 

 

One year of experience designing and implementing successful strategies and programs involving students, faculty, and staff.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

– Student success, retention, and assessment strategies;

– Best practices in the assigned program area related to student retention;

– Applicable local, state and federal laws, codes, rules, and regulations;

– Post-secondary education and student development;

– College policies and procedures;

– Internal and external resources available for assigned population.

 

 

Skill in:

– Assessing and mentoring students;

– Operating a computer and various supporting software packages;

– Public speaking and presentation.

 

 

Able to:

– Effectively communicate in oral and written form;

– Prioritize multiple projects and work in an environment with regular interruptions;

– Work effectively with marginalized and culturally diverse populations;

– Work collaboratively with diverse academic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff;

– Interpret, analyze and evaluate complex problems to successfully recognize and define solutions;

– Solve problems and defuse conflict situations.

 

 

Special/Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

Special/Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

1. Demonstrated experience coordinating, organizing and overseeing a diverse team of employees whom work directly with students.

 

 

2. Demonstrated experience with case management to include organizing data, keeping files, and preparing reports and/ or collaborating with outside resources.

3.Demonstrated experience working with young adults (preferably in first generation high school or community college setting).

 

 

4. Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations (i.e. cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, gender, sexual orientation, religious, etc.)

 

 

5. Demonstrated experience in developing and presenting and/ or teaching workshops and/or classes with students and staff.

 

 

6. Demonstrated experience facilitating trainings or workshops focused on academic advising, coaching or case management.

 

 

When you apply for the position, please be prepared to attach a document the describes how you meet the following Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

1. Demonstrated experience coordinating, organizing and overseeing a diverse team of employees whom work directly with students.

 

 

2. Demonstrated experience with case management to include organizing data, keeping files, and preparing reports and/ or collaborating with outside resources.

 

 

Additional Posting Information:

 

 

Additional Posting Information:

 

 

To apply for this position you must submit:

1. Completed responses to the Required Questions from the Committee – scroll down to see “Required Questions” below – (Attach document)*

2. Completed online application

3. Cover Letter (attach document)*

4. Current Resume (attach document)*

 

 

* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either “Microsoft Word” or “.pdf” formats.

 

 

– Initial salary placement will normally be at Step 1. Advanced initial salary placement for directly relevant professional, business or industrial experience may be applied for new Academic Professionals.

 

 

– Upon hire candidate will be required to supply official copies of transcripts for all degrees earned.

 

 

– Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

 

 

– This position is included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Federation of Faculty/Academic Professional Employees. Employment in this position will require, as a condition of employment, payment of monthly union dues or a monthly fair share fee in lieu of dues through automatic payroll deduction.

 

 

– Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

 

 

– As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

 

 

Documents that must be associated with this posting:

 

 

Resume

Cover Letter

Responses to Required Questions

 

 

Documents which can be associated with this posting:

 

 

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

 

 

How to Apply

 

 

For complete job description and application instructions, visit: http://apptrkr.com/1100105

 

 

As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

 

 

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