Associate Director, Catto Scholarship

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Position TitleAssociate Director, Catto ScholarshipRequisition NumberSCA00405General Description

The Catto Scholarship is a “last dollar” opportunity that includes multiple evidence-based supports to help students achieve academic success. The Associate Director, Catto Scholarship supports the Executive Director in the implementation and management of the Catto Scholarship, supervising key staff and working to ensure the effectiveness of all aspects of the scholarship. The Associate Director works collaboratively with multiple College stakeholders to help achieve scholarship goals related to enrollment, retention, completion, and equity.

Specific Responsibilities

• Support the Executive Director in the implementation of day-to-day responsibilities and evaluation of the Catto Scholarship.

• Supervise, guide, evaluate and ensure training of Success Coaches.

• Create and lead the Student Assistance Team.

• Collaborate with departments throughout the College, such as Admissions, Academic Advising, Career Connections, Single Stop to ensure coordination of services to support Catto scholarship recipients.

• Assist the Executive Director in the development and maintenance of positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

• Ensure engagement with all College service areas that support students.

• Support the Executive Director in planning, budgeting and assessment activities.

• Provide coordination in the recruitment, enrollment and orientation of Catto Scholars to ensure attainment of program goals and objectives.

• Provide oversight for data collection.

• Monitor and report on outcomes for Catto Scholars with collaboration with Institutional Research.

• Keep informed of local and national best practices for student success.

• Work with the Executive Director and other College units to facilitate training and professional development for Catto involved faculty and staff.

• Ensure ongoing feedback from students, faculty and administrators and make adjustments to programming as necessary.

• Provide oversight for the distribution of program supports including transportation, books, and food.

• Provide oversight for the Summer Bridge program.

• Demonstrate sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and racial and ethnic backgrounds.

• Work collaboratively with the college Communications team to market and promote the program.

• Deliver quality customer service to internal and external constituents in a professional, helpful and courteous manner.

• Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with the Mission, Goals and Core Values of the College.

• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree from a recognized accredited institution.

• Minimum of 3 years of related professional experience in higher education or social service organization.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

• Experience supervising direct reports and leading teams required.

• Experience with planning, developing and managing budgets, program assessment and evaluation required.

• Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, written and oral presentation communication required.

• Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on details, planning and analysis required.

• Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve scholarship goals required.

• Ability to use data to inform decisions and develop strategies required.

• Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse College community required.

• An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff and students required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree preferred.

• Experience in a collective bargaining environment preferred.

Work LocationMain CampusBenefitsSpecial Instructions to Applicants

*Interested persons should complete an online application.

*Cover letter of interest and resume REQUIRED.

*Names and contact information of 3 professional references OPTIONAL.

Review of applications will commence on September 17, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Community College of Philadelphia is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Equal Access Employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Salary Grade or RankIVSalary RangeSalary commensurate with relevant work experienceJob Posting Open Date08/27/2020Job Posting Close DateType of PositionAdministratorJob CategoryEmployment Status Full-TimeSupplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about Community College of Philadelphia?
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    • Community College of Philadelphia Website
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  2. * If your answer to the above question is Other, please note the source below. If this question does not apply to you, enter N/A.

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  3. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
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  4. * Do you have a minimum of 3 years of related professional experience in higher education or social service organization?
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  5. * Do you have experience supervising direct reports and leading teams?
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  6. * Do you have experience with planning, developing and managing budgets, program assessment and evaluation?
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  7. * Do you have the ability to use data to inform decisions and develop strategies?
    • Yes
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  8. * Do you have experience in an collective bargaining environment?
    • Yes
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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. References




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Posted: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 11/26/2020
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