Special Programs Coordinator, Early College Career Pathways
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week (occasional afternoons, evenings and Saturdays required)
Benefited, Grant funded position through June 30, 2023 (Smith Grant)
MCCC Unit Professional position, Grade 4
The Early College Career Pathways Coordinator will work specifically with students in the Early College program with Lynn Public Schools. The role is committed to facilitating access to higher education and successful accomplishment of student goals. Creates and promotes resources that support student achievement in personal barriers. Focuses on empowering first-generation, low income students and anchors the student as a vital member of the College community. Responsible for serving all students participating in North Shore Community College Early College Programs and supports other current and prospective North Shore Community College students transitioning from high school into career pathways educational programs. Reports to the Director of Early College Partnerships.
This grant is funded until June 30, 2023.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates the work of the Early College Program- including outreach, advisement, planning and carrying out student-and-family engagement events and college awareness activities, information sessions, registration sessions and orientations.
Develop and maintain relationships with College offices, community-based organizations, school districts to support students' career and academic advising needs.
Communicate with students at high school and through social media to encourage and support progress.
Collaborate with Talent Search and Upward Bound Counselors based at Lynn high schools to monitor student progress, provide appropriate career and academic planning/support/resources and encourage participation in activities and course work that support focus on career goals.
Collaborate with support services staff at the college such as Tutoring, Accessibility Services, Advising and Enrollment Services.
Assist in developing and providing information about colleges, admissions requirements, financial aid and career information to students and their families.
Prepare and lead orientations and program related workshops.
Maintain confidential data and abide by all laws and policies that govern student privacy.
Demonstrate sensitivity to students, faculty, and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Demonstrate sensitivity to students with a diversity of learning styles.
Serve as a role model and mentor for students as appropriate.
Other duties as assigned.
SALARY RANGE: Anticipated starting salary is $50,705.00-$55,000.00. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.
Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.
STARTING DATE: ASAP
Bachelor's degree in a related field with three (3) years' experience and/or training in educational or career counseling, college registration, academic advisement, career development, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience providing direct support to diverse student populations, preferably in a community college setting.
Ability to connect with and design and implement programming for dual enrollment students.
Demonstrated data analysis skills.
A strong commitment to diversity and social justice.
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.
Experience in higher education in an urban setting is preferred.
Experience working with virtual and hybrid educational technologies preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish and English is strongly preferred.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
Ability to travel between campuses, and off site location as needed.
Additional Salary Information: Anticipated starting salary is $50,705.00-$55,000.00. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.
North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).