Director of CASA/MECA

Tacoma, WA
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Tacoma Community College (TCC) is pleased to invite applications for Director of CASA/MECA.  This position oversees the development and implementation of strategies to increase the persistence and success of TCC's diverse student populations. The position is CASA is committed to providing comprehensive programs and support services to Tacoma Community Colleges (TCC) under-represented, first generation, economically disadvantaged students, and diverse students to promote access, academic persistence, and achievement within a diverse student body.  Reporting to the Dean of Student Development, this position is responsible for supervising and evaluating program staff; design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of support and instructional services; establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with internal and external constituents; and maintaining fiscal and program accountability.

Tacoma Community College is a comprehensive state-supported community college servicing more than 720,000 residents of the Tacoma-Pierce County area and enrolling approximately 18,000 students annually (6,000 FTE).  TCC is one of 34 community and technical colleges in a statewide system.  Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just south of Seattle. TCC is a diverse, creative and engaging institution - recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream "Leader College".  

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in Student Services Administration, Counseling, Educational Administration or closely related field from an accredited college or university.  A bachelor’s degree and applicable experience may substitute for the educational requirement. Three (3) years of professional level experience working with program development, implementation, and evaluation, three (3) years of professional level budget management and personnel supervision, three (3) years of experience working with under-represented, first generation, and students with disabilities and experience working in higher education environments.

This is a full time exempt professional position contracted on an annual basis. The starting salary for this position is $59,000 annually DOE/DOQ. The salary will be prorated to reflect the actual number of contract days worked in the remainder of the year. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet the needs of the department. Closing date: 05/29/17 at 1:00 PM 

Become part of an exceptional team committed to improving the lives of our students and the quality of living in our community through educational and professional excellence.

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