Coordinator, Parent Engagement
Job Number 1908052
Coordinator, Parent Engagement
Closing Date: 09/27/2019
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Position InformationLocationRound Rock Campus
Note: Occasionally other ACC campusesHours40 hours/week as assigned; Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Some weekends and evenings.SalaryCoordinator 3/120 ($39,700.00 - $56,715.00)FLSA StatusExemptReports ToDirector, Workforce DevelopmentCriminal 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.College Profile
Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area. As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:Reflects the diversity of our communityValues intellectual curiosity and innovative teachingIs attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunitiesCares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populationsWelcomes difference and models respectful interaction with othersEngages with the community both within and outside of ACC
The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area. For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention and completion of historically underserved and under-represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes. As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.
General Statement of Job
To coordinate parent and family engagement services and technical assistance to the ACE 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant partners in collaboration with ESC Region XIII, including fostering community engagement and providing other special services and activities for campuses, participants, and other stakeholders. The position is grant funded.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Coordinates and provides oversight for program services and technical assistance for all schools and communities in the collaboration.Guides collaborative efforts to ensure coordination and delivery of parent involvement programs as outlined in the 21st Century grant; coordinates grant-provided activities with appropriate campus staff and with community resources including NPOs and CBOs, to enact grant-provided activities.Coordinates the collaboration of parent and family engagement programs and activities to support parent and student success, including adult education services and volunteer opportunities.Develops and delivers large and small group presentations to the ACE 21st Century community; and offers workshops to parents to promote career options and a college-going culture.Communicates and collaborates with stakeholders to provide enhanced service delivery, program development, and customer satisfaction.Provides training, technical assistance and expertise in serving adults and family members, including professional development, evidence-based curricula for character development and social-emotional learning, child development, customer satisfaction, and effective parenting skills which includes the development, communication, delivery and evaluation of services.Monitors, compiles, and analyzes data for reports utilizing spreadsheet and other data analysis software (TX21st in TEAL) with improvements and modifications as needed.Attends training sessions and conferences, as appropriate, to enhance the knowledge and skills needed for effective partnerships.Coordinates development, communication, delivery, and evaluation services and training, using evidence-based practices, ensuring effective parent training.Provides information on college and career readiness to elementary and secondary students, both onsite and at Austin Community College (ACC) campuses.Develops and distributes marketing and communication materials and courses for parent and family activities and programs related to the after-school program.Uses demographic change and employment opportunity data (US Census and Texas Workforce Center) to identify community-based services, public services, and career opportunities in the community.Provides interventions for at-risk students using evidence-based practice for character development and wellness activities.Works to identify new opportunities to build sustainability of ACE 21st CCLC programs.Coordinates knowledge and resources with the Teaching and Learning Center department of the Continuing Education division of ACC regarding educational services and program support.May oversee the work of others.
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.
Working with multiple partners and flexible schedules. Program coordination and oversight methodologies. Academic policies and procedures. Diverse cultures and economic backgrounds. Parent and family engagement programs and activities. Basic adult literacy, child development, and effective parenting techniques. Community-based organizations, support agencies, services, and resources. Event planning practices. Community relationship development practices.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.
Effectively develop and make written and verbal presentations to individuals and groups. Effective program management and coordination. Effectively maintain emotional control in stressful situations. Maintaining a flexible work schedule, including mornings and afternoons (before and after school hours), and some evenings and/or weekends. Working with frequent interruptions. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy. Effectively using organizational skills, including tracking program elements, follow-up, and attention to detail. 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 Central Texas area travel.Other Preferred Qualifications
Bilingual English/Spanish.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.
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.As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.
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