Part-time Recruitment Counselor, TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program
Massasoit Community College
Location: Brockton, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 2556774
Part-time Recruitment Counselor, TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program
About Massasoit Community College:
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.
Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.
Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
The TRIO SSS Program is a grant-funded student support program to aid first-generation, low-income, and/or students with disabilities. The program's goal is to improve the persistence, transfer, and graduation rates of students through holistic, wraparound student support services. Services will include case-managed academic and career advising, peer coaching, and developmental workshops. Program activities will include opportunities for students to develop their academic and leadership skills, financial literacy, career interests, and more. The program utilizes a web-based early-alert system to track student progress and record advising and other program interactions. The program is a part of Massasoit's extant Student Success Team.
The Part-time Recruitment Counselor, TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Program is a part-time, 12 month, federally funded Title IV grant administrative position. The major purpose of this position is to develop and implement strategies at the college to recruit and retain eligible students for the TRIO SSS program; and to ensure compliance with all federal regulations.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Plan, schedule and/or conduct on-campus and remote recruitment events.
Assists in developing, coordinating, and implementing marketing plans, objectives, and strategies for recruitment of students.
Maintains database of program-eligible students.
Markets to interested and eligible students via mailings, phone calls, social media campaigns, and email.
Assists in designing/developing and distributing recruitment brochures and promotional materials.
Researches successful recruitment strategies of other institutions/programs.
Performs administrative tasks associated with department activities, including, but not limited to compiling/mailing direct mail projects, preparing waitlists, production of newsletters, scheduling/conducting intake interviews.
Focuses on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Sociology, Liberal Arts, or closely related field; with two (2) years' experience and/or training involving public education, college admissions, academic advisement, or customer service; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Bachelor's degree in communication or a related field or equivalent related work experience in the field of higher education.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills.
Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations.
Community College experience.
Experience with TRIO and/or other federally funded grant programs.
Experience in developing and/or administering marketing campaigns.
Experience managing various social media platforms.
Proficiency in Excel.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Position Status: Part-time, Non-benefited Massachusetts Community College Council (MCCC) union position.
This position is subject to grant-funding (TRIO), and is currently funded through August 31, 2022.
Hours: 15 hours a week (Not to exceed 936 hours annually).
Salary- $30.03 per hour
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites.
Deadline to Apply: October 24, 2021
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, [email protected], or the Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, [email protected]edu, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.