Senior Special Programs Coordinator (Lumina Grant)-Life Map Commons

Category: Professional Staff

Department: Life Map Commons

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Aug 04, '17

Type: Full-time

Ref No.: UNP

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

We are looking for individuals aligned with our institutional values of access and success, excellence and innovation, economic and social justice, inclusiveness and equity, civic engagement and service, kindness and respect, and accountability and transparency. Individuals with a dedication to a dynamic educational environment, investment in the social and economic well-being of all, and belief in student-centered learning in an engaging, supportive environment are sought to fill the following position.

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Job Description:

The Senior Special Programs Coordinator reports to the Director of Advising and LifeMap and is part of a leadership team that is responsible for the implementation and assessment of the Lumina funded Talent Hub Grant. The Coordinator oversees institutional efforts to meet the grant outcomes through the grant work plan in support of the College's student success and completion agenda.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide leadership and coordination for the Talent Hub Grant. This will include:
  • Coordinating the Joint Advising and Coaching team as they develop and integrate a new advising and career development system and integrate culturally inclusive support services into the Liberal Arts degree pathway in collaboration with UMass Boston.
  • Providing support for the faculty team as they develop and implement guided pathways and other related initiatives.
  • Providing support and direction for the on campus Success Boston non-profit coaches at Bunker Hill Community College.
  • Assisting with the development, delivery and assessment of effective training and professional development for Success Boston nonprofit coaches at Bunker Hill Community College.
  • Collaborating with Institutional Project Director and other stakeholders to develop a plan for recruiting and enrolling students in the new pathways; monitor the enrollment of Boston Public School students at BHCC.
  • Coordinating and facilitating grant activities and events including regular team meetings pursuant to the grant work plan. in the development and implementation of guided pathways, or career pathways for technical and occupational programs as well as degree completion programs, including reverse transfer and credit transfer.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of initiatives designed to engage students who have left college to increase completion and inform pathway development.
  • Coordinating on campus data collection to monitor and report on progress regarding the City of Boston's Tuition Free Community College Program and Commonwealth Commitment.


  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or closely related field; with three years' experience and/or training involving, college admissions, academic advising, career development or program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a student centered advising environment.
  • Proficiency in student information systems and technology as well as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to relate and understand the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working at a community college.
  • Supervisory experience, preferably in a community college setting.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $54,956.00-$57,330.00 Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Full state Benefits.

Grade: 5, Unit Professional Grant-funded position

Review Date: To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By August 17, 2017

Application Instructions:

Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications to: Fax transcript files over 2 MB to (617)-228-3328.


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