Coordinator Intake & Retention for Health Sciences Programs

Houston, TX
Jul 06, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Under the direction of the President and Dean of Student Services of the Health Science Center of Excellence, provide support to college administrators, program directors, faculty, college staff, students and external group. Coordinate admissions processing for all HCC Coleman College health science programs and special projects, including but not limited to Eagle (Early) Alert.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  1. Coordinate the admission, ranking process as it applies to all students within each HCC Coleman Health Science program;
  2. Interact with students, staff, faculty and community members to provide information, solve problems, and respond to requests related to selective admissions at HCC Coleman and Eagle Early Alert;
  3. Support management in the development of comparative statistical data related to HCC Coleman Admissions and District wide Eagle Alert program;
  4. Coordinate ongoing communication with applicants through written correspondences, campus appointments, and timely and consistent feedback to applicants;
  5. Serve as the liaison with Instructional Division, IT, OIR, and Communication departments to ensure publication of accurate and relevant data related to HCC Coleman and Eagle Alert;
  6. Execute quality control measures related to Health Science admissions and Eagle Alert processing;
  7. Work closely with program directors, prospective students, and district-wide advisors to communicate college program information, admission requirements, and other essential admission information to interested parties;
  8. Assist with maintenance of HCC Health Science COE webpages, design, distribute Eagle Alert newsletter, and coordinate Eagle Alert trainings across all colleges;
  9. Prepare reports, maintain admission records, and Eagle Alert activities and report results of these activities;
  10. Assist in the development of Eagle Alert Recognition Program and instrument(s) to track Eagle Alert Activities across HCC; and
  11. Develop and actively contribute to a respectful workplace environment, build constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, exhibit tact and diplomacy, and show sensitivity to the thoughts and opinions of others.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.


Bachelor degree required.


Three (3) years higher education work experience required. Experience with health sciences admissions and student services preferred.

  1. Knowledge of health sciences programs including program length capacities, and application deadlines and admission policies and process;
  2. Proficiency with use of email, word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, and Internet;
  3. Ability to be self-directed, task-oriented, and detail-oriented;
  4. Demonstrated competence in problem solving and critical thinking skills;
  5. Sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

The Organization

Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team

Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. We appreciate your dedication to educating students! When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

We are currently seeking an Art History Instructor who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity

You: You're passionate about instilling an appreciation of art and art history in your students.

Your mission: Guide HCC students through an in-depth examination of images, artists and the contexts in which artworks are created.

A typical day: When you're not teaching, you may be assisting students with opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers; evaluating program curricula and/or practices; advising students on academic and/or career pathways; or reviewing books and new learning materials.

Next steps: If you're excited about passing along your enjoyment and knowledge of art and art history to a new generation, submit your application today.


Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
  • Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.