DUAL CREDIT COORDINATOR

Location
San Angelo, Texas
Posted
Feb 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

DUAL CREDIT COORDINATOR

Department: Admissions

Salary: $35,000

Job Summary
The primary job duty of the Dual Credit Coordinator is to coordinate the development and maintenance of the high school dual credit program (both on and off-campus). The position works closely with counselors at partner high schools to build dual credit enrollment and create pathways to enrollment as full-time Angelo State University students following high school graduation. The Dual Credit and Outreach Coordinator builds relationships with high school across West and Central Texas to increase dual credit enrollment by assessing the needs of high school dual credit students and school districts, coordinating with academic departments and colleges to provide courses in response to those needs, implementing marketing and promotion strategies to ensure participation, providing admission and registration support services, and overseeing orientation and administrative support for students and faculty. The position ensures that the Dual Credit Program is administered in accord with guidelines established by the University and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Duties
1. Provides oversight for the development, expansion, and administration of the University's high school dual credit program in accord with guidelines established by the University, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and SACS-COC.
2. Manages the growth, development, and promotion of the Dual Credit Program, including preparation of guidelines for instructors, schools, students, and academic departments, making presentations at schools, initiating formal agreements with schools, recommending policy and procedural changes, overseeing orientation activities for students and instructors, coordinating with academic departments at the University, solving problems, and serving as an advisor and a resource for students, ISDs, and Angelo State University.
3. Contributes to the achievement of the University's recruitment and retention goals by providing information to the high school students, parents, school teachers and administrators, and district officials by representing the University at programs for the high school market and encouraging dual credit students to consider attending the University upon graduation.
4. Develops necessary training materials, handbooks, and brochures for high schools administrators, faculty, and students to utilize.
5. Deliver training sessions to high school administrators and faculty regarding the use of Ramport and other university technologies. Organizes training sessions for applicable University services and policies.
6. Serves as the primary campus contact for the on-campus dual credit program by maintaining relevant information and documentation on the University website, collecting applications and application materials, and advising students regarding course registration.
7. Works cooperatively with the Registrar and fellow Admissions staff to ensure that special registration assistance is provided for dual credit students, including visits to area high schools in a timely manner to collect admission and registration materials to meet specified registration deadlines.
8. Assists in achieving the University's outreach goals by working cooperatively with staff from various campus and off-campus organizational units, especially area schools and school districts.
9. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
11. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses.
12. Contributes to the overall success of Admissions and Outreach by performing these duties in a manner consistent with the mission, goals, values, and priorities of the University and by performing all other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills (particularly in working with school teachers and administrators)
Project management and organizational skills
Computer skills including proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software, such as PowerPoint.
Ability to use available technologies to enhance program development and operation.
Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of two years of related experience. Must possess valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Three years' related experience and master's degree preferred.