Academic Coordinator-Chelsea Campus (Temporary)-extended

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA

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Category:: Professional Staff
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Jul 14, 2021
Closes:: Nov 8, 2021 - 11:59 PM EST
Type:: Full-time Temporary
Ref. No.:: UNP
Position ID:: 133591

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Provost, Chelsea Campus, this is a Temporary Full-time Academic Coordinator position for student academic and support services at the Chelsea Campus.

This position is responsible for providing comprehensive academic and student support services to students enrolled in credit and non-credit bearing certificate programs and courses, the noncredit Adult Basic Education Program (ESOl/HiSet), Early College program at Chelsea High School, and students in general. This includes coordinating activities pertaining to academic advisement and orientation, placement testing/assessment, academic tutoring, library services, enrollment services and registration, student activities, program scheduling and promotion.

This position is also responsible for coordination of assigned staff and student workers. Performs related work as directed.

Specific Duties:

  • Coordinate provision of academic advising services to assist students in developing academic plans of study within guided pathways.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of program orientations for current and new programs, and coordinate the advising and registration components.
  • Evaluate admission application, assess, advise, evaluate transcripts, and register continuing and incoming students and connect them to services.
  • Conduct career advising, career assessments, and transfer advising.
  • Coordinate the scheduling and administration of testing services to include placement, TEAS, HiSet/GED and industry certification testing.
  • Coordinate and/or schedule academic services relating to library services and design promotional materials.
  • Coordinate the peer tutoring program to include the hiring, training and evaluation of tutors, the scheduling of on campus and virtual tutoring sessions, the tracking of tutee attendance, the maintenance of tutorial records, coordination of student workers, and the promotion of services offered.
  • Working with faculty, research and recommend alternative tutorial designs to support learning outside the classroom.
  • Present workshops on academic skills necessary for college success.
  • Coordinate with academic deans the scheduling of Health Sciences, Early Childhood Education, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship and other upcoming certificate programs and general education curriculum at the Chelsea Campus.
  • Coordinate the development of materials to promote the campus programs and multiple scheduling formats.
  • Coordinate the student Lunch and Learn program and develop other programs in response to student interest.
  • Work with the Student Activities Office to develop the annual budget.


  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Sociology, or closely related field.
  • At least five (5) years of experience and/or training that includes academic advisement, academic placement, counseling, career development, teaching, or fields related to program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Experience managing projects or work areas,
  • Experience collaborating with and coordinating services across multiple teams and offices.
  • Willingness to learn and develop systems.
  • Ability to use virtual platforms for communications and program delivery.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $57,043.00-$64,802.00 *Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

*This is a temporary position with an end date of December 31, 2022.

Grade 6, Unit Professional position

Review Date: To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By November 8, 2021

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

If you need assistance applying through this website please contact our online Help Desk HERE


Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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