Coordinator, Career Pathways Programs
Job Number 1902017
Coordinator, Career Pathways Programs
GRANT FUNDED POSITION
Closing Date: 03/01/2019
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Position InformationLocationHighland Business Center
Note: Location can varyHours40 hours/week as assigned; Generally M-F, 8 am to 5 pm, some nights and weekends requiredSalaryCoordinator 2/119 ($36,010.00 - $51,443.00)FLSA StatusExemptReports ToSupervisor, Career Pathways ProgramsCriminal Background CheckPre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.General Statement of Job
To provide leadership in the planning and operations of Career Pathways.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Evaluates and integrates curriculum.Prepares class schedules in a timely manner for all reporting and data systems.Assists with student intake and other events that pertain to the promotion and recruitment of students.Responsible for continuous quality improvement process for Career Pathways, including instructional observations, classroom visits, and syllabi checks.Provides assistance to instructors with issues arising in the classroom or with students, and provides solutions with measurable outcomes. Maintains and updates Career Pathways faculty and Career Pathways student website and calendar.Provides technical assistance to instructors, recruiter/advisors, and students.Coordinates one or more programs within the Adult Education arena and represents those programs to internal and external partners.Works with Professional Development Coordinator on instructor training, including compliance with grant mandates. Assists with orienting and assigning mentors to new instructors.Assists in negotiating, reviewing, and updating contracts and agreements with community partners. Meets with key partnership personnel, coordinates services, provides annual statistics and reports, and evaluates facilities.Orders and inventories materials including books, distance learning seats, instructional supplies, and office supplies.Works with AE staff to maintain and update student data systems (attendance, Ellucian Colleague, and federal reporting). Evaluates and maintains records such as test scores and statistics, class contact hours, attendance, instructor comments, and class grades.Works with employers and community agencies to establish and maintain offsite AE classes.
Additional Job Specific Duties
Supports students during advising sessions with the application, award, and administration of financial aid to ensure eligible students have access to and leverage federal and state aid for the completion of academic awards.Responsible for effective caseload management and implementation of interventions that promote student success and retention, with special emphasis supporting students who are academically at-risk/under-prepared.Educates individuals using basic coaching techniques to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral challenges affecting their educational or career/employment objectives.Confers with instructors, administrators, and other professionals to discuss students' progress, resolve academic, financial, and other challenges, and to determine priorities for students and their resource needs.Documents advising recommendations, directives, interventions, and other pertinent information in the district's various information management platforms; reply to emails and telephone calls timely regarding program or course issues.
KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Adult education principles, practices, and theories. Classroom management techniques. Brockton HS Literacy Model and its application in the adult education classroom. Growth Mindset (Dweck). Student databases, information management systems, caseload management, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and general administrative support.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Coordinating the activities of staff. Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body. Working collaboratively. Maintaining an established work schedule, including some weekends and evenings. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy. Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through. Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Technology Skills
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software. May also use social media, work with desktop publishing, and update webpages.Required Work ExperienceTwo years related work experience.
Required EducationBachelor's degree.
Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other
Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation needed for local Austin area travel.Physical Requirements
Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.SafetyWork safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
Information for This Posting Only
This is a grant funded position.ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law. DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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