Director College P16

Houston, TX
Oct 12, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Community College

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

Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You'll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you'll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.

We are currently seeking a Director, College P-16 who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity
You: You have a passion for helping students develop to their full academic and professional potential.

The program:
HCC Dual Credit Offices at the college campuses are staffed with College P16 Directors, Dual Credit Success Coaches and dedicated support staff who work in tandem with high school administrators or homeschool parents to facilitate students' access to dual-credit classes and students' success in the program.
Your mission: We'll rely on you to lead the Dual Credit program through positive collaboration with high school principals at area ISDs. You'll work with other HCC instructional and STU areas to provide support for dual-credit enrollment, registration, certification and records processes at the college level.
Your work: In this role, you'll engage in a variety of activities, including:

  • Creating and implementing recruitment plans for faculty and students, as well as the marketing plan for the entire program.
  • Ensuring that procedures are in place to guide the installation of Early College High Schools.
  • Coordinating special events for the community, college educators and high school participants.
  • Presenting orientation sessions for college faculty, ISD counselors and high school students.

    In addition, you'll direct the budget; oversee the college course schedule for each semester and the offering of off-site dual credit courses; and ensure a smooth registration process for all dual credit students in the service area.

    Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you're a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!


    Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-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.

    Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies

  • David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
    Office of Institutional Equity

    PO Box 667517

    Houston TX, 77266

    713 718.8271 or

    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.

    Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

    Master's degree from an accredited institution in academics or counseling.

    Minimum of five (5) years of working in a College environment in Student Services and/or teaching.



    Knowledge and commitment to the community college mission

    Knowledge of the workings and organization of American high schools

    Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communications

    Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills

    Demonstrated ability to multi-tas.

    Adaptability and flexibility

    Ability to take the initiative and follow through

    Excellent ability to meet deadlines

    Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good working relations with supervisors, faculty, staff, school, and college/university and community personnel

    Demonstrated ability in computer knowledge and with Microsoft Office suite

    Ability to work evenings and weekends in addition to regular work schedule
    Travel between schools is required

    Knowledge and experience with student information systems

    Knowledge of Texas statutes and TEA/THECB guidelines governing dual credit and early college high schools


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