Pathways Student Success Coordinator

Job description

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Pathways Student Success Coordinator position. Reporting to the Associate Director, the Pathways Student Success Coordinator is responsible for leading and supporting Pathway Communities as part of the College's continued Guided Pathways work. The College's seven Pathway Communities include representatives from faculty, curriculum coordinators, department heads, and deans, in addition to representatives from Enrollment Management, Student Life, Advising, Counseling, Library, Learning Labs, etc. Each Academic Pathway has a Facilitator who leads the Pathway Community. The Coordinator serves as a single point of contact for each Facilitator and Pathway Community to ensure cohesion and continuity of the Pathway Community efforts while collaborating with the Facilitators and Pathway Communities to determine effective methods to provide holistic and Pathway-targeted student supports. This position will assist the Associate Director in expanding the reach of the seven Pathway Communities to more fully integrate academic and supports based on the academic pathway of their program of study.

This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Employment is based on the continuation of grant funding.

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.

• A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in a student support services function in a higher education setting required.

• Previous experience in the development and implementation of student programming leading to increased retention and academic outcomes required.

• Ability to work with diverse constituencies and contribute to a team-based environment required.

• Understanding of issues affecting equity in higher education required.

• Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus required.

• Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs required.

• Commitment to a student success agenda required.

• Demonstrated project management skills required.

• Strong communication, collaboration, and organization skills required.

• Demonstrated successful experiences working with diverse groups and individuals to support inclusion required.

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

• Demonstrated excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills, both verbal and written, required.

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, both as team leader and participant, required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's degree preferred.

• Demonstrated knowledge about Guided Pathways preferred.

• Demonstrated experience in data analysis, in student success program development and analysis of outcomes, and evaluation preferred.

• Demonstrated experience in data analysis, in student success program development and analysis of outcomes, and evaluation preferred.

• Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate purposefully and effectively with faculty, staff, students and other constituencies in positive and inclusive ways preferred.

• Familiarity with integrated management software such as Banner by Ellucian preferred.





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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time