Manager, Communities of Interest (COI)

Miami, FL
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Manager, Communities of Interest (COI)
Job ID 996303
Location Medical Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family

ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)

$62,300 - $77,875
Retention & Transition
Reports To
Director/ Associate Dean/ Dean
Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status

Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Discipline Communities of Interest (COI) Manager will be responsible for identifying, coordinating and implementing the day-to day activities of all Discipline specific COI activities, and will manage the discipline programs college-wide. The COI Manager will also play a facilitative role to assist the academic and student deans, chairpersons, and student services directors to coordinate course schedules and student engagement activities to support student participation in discipline COI's college-wide.Temporary position. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads ongoing strategy development, including data analysis to further develop and enhance the COI model
  • Participates in the development and management of grant projects to support COI activities and personnel
  • Directly supervises any COI grant personnel
  • Interacts consistently and effectively with stakeholders, including campus presidents, academic and student deans, department chairs, faculty, staff, students and community/workforce partners
  • Creates opportunities for peer interactions, including peer mentoring and similar activities that promote student-to-student interactions within the COI
  • Coordinates the Discipline Community of Interest Committee
  • Participates in the development and implementation of COI policies, procedures, and guidelines college-wide
  • Coordinates services to enhance student access to and transition to upper-division degrees at MDC and other institutions
  • Coordinates with faculty, administration, and staff to increase awareness of student clubs, extracurricular activities, and campus and college events that reinforce the academic and career development of students within the COl
  • Identifies and coordinates COl-specific presentations by employers and career experts on and off campus. Creates, implements, coordinates, and organizes regular and as needed COl orientations and symposia
  • Creates, implements, and coordinates regular Discipline Communities of Interest orientation, workshops, activities/events as needed to support students
  • Creates, implements, and maintains, in conjunction with the Student Achievement Initiatives (SAI) Leadership, COl online presence, including social media, web, calendar of events, and update all online materials as needed, as well as maintaining COl-related information on any student support-related technological platforms
  • Works in conjunction with College Training and Development to provide professional development opportunities for faculty and staff as needed to implement the various components of the COl's
  • Prepares a detailed analysis of COl implementation status and performance and a set of benchmarks to measure the progress toward achieving related student success goals
  • Documents all Discipline Communities of Interest activities, tracks students, analyzes data and presents reports to campus and college management
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree from an accredited college/university in a student services related field and three (3) years of relevant experience in education project management or related field; or Bachelor's degree in related field and seven (7) years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of support services targeted to minority, underserved and non-traditional student populations
  • Knowledge of college placement, career and transition programs
  • Knowledge and experience with first-year orientation or first-year experience programs within institutions of higher education
  • Ability to coordinate course schedules and/or experience in creating student cohorts
  • Proven expertise in planning and executing operational plans, managing projects and/or programs, budgeting and cost control
  • Demonstrates ability to design and implement systematic change
  • Ability to manage multiple constituencies and priorities
  • Possess strong managerial and team building skills, and demonstrated ability to motivate and empower both direct and indirect reports to achieve goals
  • Demonstrates ability to develop cooperative relationships among faculty, staff, chairs, and senior administrators
  • Ability to diagnose, plan and manage resource requirements, including staffing, budgets, and equipment
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to partner with others across the College and externally to exchange information, collaborate on projects, and share resources
  • Ability to travel to all campuses/centers as needed
  • Ability to speak effectively to employees, faculty, staff, and community groups
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff