Director-High School Partnerships & Pathways
Department: Academic Support & College Pathways Program
Locations: Boston, MA
Posted: Aug 07, '17
Ref No.: NUP
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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The Director of High School Partnerships and Pathways is a hands-on professional with proven collaborative leadership experience and a strong understanding of high school, higher education and other community systems and cultures. The Director reports to the Dean of Academic Support and College Pathway Programs and is responsible for overseeing a variety of partnership and pathway initiatives including the Dual Enrollment Program, Malden High School Satellite, established partnerships with area high schools and the College Transition program. The Director will foster reciprocal and sustainable educational partnerships with high schools and other partners and will develop, implement and assess College systems designed to support and promote these partnerships and ensure successful post-secondary transition to college.
- Provide collaborative leadership to the high school partnership team to ensure responsiveness, transparency and consistency.
- Supervise area staff including the Dual Enrollment and Malden Satellite Coordinator, Transition Program Assistant, Dual Enrollment Program Assistant, High School Partnerships Program Assistant and PT C-Town Tech/Business Program Assistant.
- Work collaboratively across College divisions and departments?including Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid and Academic Advising?to develop and implement processes and systems designed to ensure cohesive and efficient program functioning and sustainability, to maximize success for Dual Enrollment and College Transition Program students and to assist participating students to matriculate to the College.
- Work collaboratively with the Director of Community-based Initiatives to ensure consistent and efficient systems and processes in pathway programs and partnership sites.
- Ensure oversight of partner sites including Malden, Everett, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, John D. O'Bryant and Chelsea High School in accordance with the College's guiding principles for high school partnerships.
- Represent the College at community events as needed.
- Manage program budgets, collaborate on fundraising efforts and grant awards and assist in the development of new grant proposals in collaboration with the Executive Director of Grants and relevant staff to ensure that partnerships are reciprocal and sustainable in both human capital and financial resources.
- Review and manage the implementation of relevant partnership agreements and articulation agreements and ensure the development and smooth functioning of internal and external systems, structures and processes that support these agreements.
- Serve as primary staff liaison to the Gateway to College Program in partnership with Everett High School.
- Provide oversight to the College Transition Program, including Summer Transition Program and affiliated Prior Learning Assessment Program activities in collaboration with Prior Learning Assessment Program staff.
- Supervise program data collection and reporting systems with regular communication of program data to the Dean of Academic Support and College Pathway Programs and other College administrators as requested.
- Provide regular updates and support to the Dean of Academic Support and College Pathway Programs to facilitate program evaluation processes and the production of internal and external evaluation reports.
- Master's degree required
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
- Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
- Experience working in both a high school and community college setting preferred
Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications to:
https://bhcc.interviewexchange.com. Fax transcript files over 2 MB to (617)-228-3328.
Review Date: To Ensure Consideration, Application Materials Must Be Received By August 24, 2017
Salary Range: $85,000 - $90,000