Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Director for K-12 Partnerships who will be charged with the development and maintenance of relationships with K-12 partnerships within CBC’s service district, except those areas covered by College Recruitment, the Running Start program, CBC’s Teacher Education program and the Transitional Studies’ high school programs. The Director provides overall support operations of the CTE Dual Credit and for the on-going development and implementation of College in the High School programs. The Director is the College’s primary liaison between the partner districts, schools, students, teachers, CTE Directors and other appropriate school district administrators and the private sector. The Director works collaboratively with Deans and faculty members and various K-12 districts to align curriculum and develop pathways for students. The Director assists in the development and operations of various camps for K-12 students at CBC, both CBC’s own camps and those that partner with outside agencies.
The Director is responsible for the decisions related to the day-to-day operations of the CTE Dual Credit and College in the High School programs. The Director is also responsible for working with students, secondary, and post-secondary faculty and administrators. The Director is also responsible for bringing issues with a larger institutional effect to the appropriate administrators and faculty members. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Instruction.
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose application has been received by August 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
CTE DUAL CREDIT
Coordinate activities and objectives of the CTE Dual Credit program;
Assist in gaining commitment to the project from consortium members through the development of general CTE Dual Credit articulation agreements;
As assigned, represent the College for institutions and participants;
Coordinate with secondary and post-secondary vocational and transfer faculty to develop and implement instructional program level articulation agreements;
Coordinate the review and analysis of the curriculum for targeted professional/technical programs;
Coordinate community public relations and marketing activities to promote general awareness of CTE Dual Credit to gain community support;
Recommend professional development activities and programs for instructors, counselors and staff members involved with CTE Dual Credit;
COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL
Serve as CBC's representative and liaison with local high schools, the SBCTC and other institutions for the development and implementation of a College in the High School Program (CiHS);
Assist Vice President for Instruction, Deans and faculty leads in establishing appointment criteria for CiHS instructors, training and orientation that includes course curriculum, assessment criteria, course philosophy and CiHS administrative requirements;
Provide CBC Student Services and other staff with CiHS course information codes for credit for students in the CiHS Program, including the course designation, number, title and credits, course description and other needed information as appropriate;
Assist CiHS instructors with course grading requirements, deadlines and any curriculum needs;
Assist with conducting studies of student outcomes to compare students completing courses at the high schools with those completing the same courses in college settings;
Regularly apprise Vice President for Instruction and Deans of the progress of the CiHS and any issues related to performance of CiHS instructors or other concerns that may need to be addressed;
ADDITIONAL K-12 PARTNERSHIP
Assist with the development and operations of various camps designed for K-12 students, including partnerships with other agencies and community partners;
Assist Vice President for Instruction and deans in developing guided pathway options connecting our K-12 partners with CBC pathways;
Provide feedback to the Vice President of Instruction (VPI) regarding program demand, curriculum and program developments;
Provide intermittent academic advising and student support to ensure full benefit of services available;
Collaborate with all divisions and departments across the College;
Support and utilize technology pertinent to serving students and the campus community;
Attend regular staff and college meetings, as appropriate;
Attend regional, state and national conferences to remain current on dual and concurrent enrollment policies and procedures, economic outlook and employment trends, as well as non-traditional enrollment and secondary instruction;
Evaluate data to determine areas for program growth and curriculum alignment effectiveness and prepare reports; and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in education, communication, counseling, student services or related field from an institutionally accredited college or university;
Experience working with secondary and post-secondary faculty, administrators, and students;
Experience developing articulation agreements between educational facilities;
Ability to communicate effectively with program partners and the public to maintain and improve the quality of service; and
Demonstrated behavior and ethical decision making skills.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.