(MCCC) EEC Career Pathways Program Coord. (Special Program Coordinator)

Job description

Category:: Professional
Department:: Education Dept.
Locations:: Holyoke, MA
Posted:: Sep 30, 2019
Closes:: Oct 18, 2019 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 20025

About Holyoke Community College:

Holyoke Community College: the opportunities you want; the future you're looking for. For over 65 years, Holyoke Community College has been a gateway to quality education and career advancement. Seeking to realize their dreams and aspirations, more than 100,000 students have come through the open doors of the College. HCC offers over 100 different academic options. The Commonwealth's oldest community college, Holyoke Community College serves more than 10,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs and courses. The college has the highest transfer rate of any community college statewide, holding articulation agreements with more than 27 colleges and universities. Recognized for its Honors Program, distance learning curriculum, learning communities, and service to students, HCC also offers business development opportunities through the Kittredge Center for Business and Workforce Development.

Job Description:

Provide support to the Director of Early Childhood Grant Initiatives to oversee EEC Career Pathways grant. The EEC Career Pathways grant is designed to provide access to a credit-bearing CDA Plus program to educators in the EEC mixed-delivery system. The Coordinator will assist with program design, implementation, budgets, report writing, data tracking, project evaluation, fiscal management, community collaborations, advising and supporting students in the EEC Career Pathways grant programs, and represent the grant team at statewide meetings as needed. Occasional nights, weekend and holiday work as deemed necessary for grant activities.


  1. Assists with implementation of EEC Career Pathways grant program.
  2. Assists Director with budget development and monitor spending to ensure consistency with grant and college budget process.
  3. Collaborates with Chair of Education Department to schedule courses for CDA Plus student cohorts and other grant funded opportunities.
  4. Assists to support Education Department students participating in EEC Career Pathways grant activities.
  5. Oversees orientation activities for EEC Career Pathways CDA Plus students including, but not limited to: kick-off event, familiarize them to on-campus student supports, college resources, and end of program celebration.
  6. Monitors student registration and enrollment in the college, assists students with matriculation by collaborating with admissions, financial aid, testing center, and other departments as necessary.
  7. Responsible for securing necessary materials for student courses and activities: textbooks, technology, binders and other materials essential to course assignments.
  8. Coordinates support services such as tutoring, student skills assessment, career exploration and referral services.
  9. Compiles appropriate student data for reporting purposes.
  10. Writes and submits reports to Director as needed for grant compliance.
  11. Travels to regional and statewide meetings.
  12. Participates in college-wide, division and department meetings and events as appropriate.
  13. Represents grant team at local and statewide meetings as needed.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required from an accredited institution of higher education in early childhood education or a related field; Minimum of 5 years' experience in Early Childhood Education; Minimum of 3 years' experience in administration; Experience working in the MA EEC system; Ability to interact with early childhood education, family child care, and out of school time educators, and the college; Ability to write clearly and compose concise, coherent reports; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders; Willingness to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends; Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse abilities and academic socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural composition of community college students, faculty and staff.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of EEC teacher credentialing system; Experience with Massachusetts higher education system; Experience with Child Development Associate Credential; Experience working with grants.

COMPENSATION: MCCC-Grade 4; Range: $49,711-$53,000; plus a comprehensive State benefits package

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week; 12 month position

FUNDING SOURCE: EEC Career Pathways Grant, three year renewable grant

EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT: Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

Holyoke Community College is committed to excellence and opportunity through diversity in education and employment. Holyoke Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin, in its education programs or employment.

- All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. HCC is not sponsoring H1B Visa.
- Pre-Employment Background check, including Criminal History will be conducted for all positions.

Application Instructions:

Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:

  • Resume/CV
  • Letter of Interest (Cover Letter) - When preparing your cover letter, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications as pertaining to this position and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement.
  • List of references with names, email addresses, & telephone numbers of three professional references

DEADLINE:October 14, 2019. Additional applications may be considered until position is filled.
Returning applicants - https://hcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp to check completed application.




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Posted: 10/1/2019
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