Coordinator - Academic/Career Programs - Engineering - Part-Time

Wilbur Wright College
May 23, 2019
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and Responsibilities




Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, seeks a Coordinator – Academic/Career Programs – Part-Time to administer and support the college’s engineering program, coordinating work operations and performing student facing activities to provide information, support, and guidance to students. This position works with college administrators and identified stakeholders to oversee the program’s day to day operations, coordinate and execute program activities, and support students in achieving academic success. 



Implements and executes processes and procedures in support of the engineering program and provision of direct student services, working closely with Deans, Assistant Deans, and other college administrators.

Provides individual and/or group academic coaching to support student’s academic and career goals and that connect to transfer, completion, and career programs.

Develops and conducts workshops, student forums, and related outreach activities to promote academic and personal growth and to help students make a strong connection to college life and succeed in meeting their academic goals. Promotes and markets the engineering program at various events.

Monitors and oversees the day to day operations of the engineering program, coordinating and administering activities to ensure their effective administration and compliance with CCC policies and other requirements.

Guides and works with students to provide direction, guidance, and in-depth information on the requirements of an academic program including curriculum, course schedules, and degree progression.

Works collaboratively with faculty to implement and administer student success programs to increase student retention, achievement, and graduation rates.

Compiles, organizes, and maintains program and student data and prepares reports.

Oversees procurement functions or an academic program or division, preparing purchase requisitions, researching vendors, monitoring expenditures, and working with Procurement Services to coordinate the procurement process.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Three to five years of work experience in a responsible administrative or program administrator role, preferably for a non-for-profit or higher education institution.

    Strong collaborator who can work in a matrixed environment and team setting to accomplish goals in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 


We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!


Job: Other
Primary Location: Wilbur Wright College
Job Posting: May 23, 2019, 12:13:06 AM

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