Coordinator - Academic/Career Programs - Computer Numerical Control (CNC)

Duties and Responsibilities




Humboldt Park Vocational Education Center of Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, seeks a Coordinator – Academic/Career Programs to administer and support the college’s computer numerical control (CNC) 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 computer numerical control 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 computer numerical control program at various events.

Monitors and oversees the day to day operations of the computer numerical control 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.

Coordinates course planning for certificate programs including preparing course schedules, scheduling instructors, and overseeing testing of program participants.

Oversees scheduling and organization of certificate, degree and seminar courses. Works collaboratively with administrators to maintain course and curriculum standards, maintaining records, and monitoring Instructors’ performance.

Makes presentations at various events to promote and market academic programs. Works with marketing department to develop marketing materials.

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

Leads the planning, organization, and execution of large scale and major events for a college such as open houses, science fairs, and faculty development week.

Oversees procurement functions of 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 Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Engineering, or a related technical field and knowledge of CNC machining and the application of CAD/CAM. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Must possess at least two credentials from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

    Three to five years of experience in manufacturing, including experience in precision machining or metal fabricating, tooling or product design, or process improvement.

    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).


Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within six (6) months of hire.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

Job: Other
Primary Location: Humbolt Park V E C
Job Posting: Jun 19, 2019, 1:23:54 PM

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