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Director of Dual Credit Programs

Employer
Triton College
Location
River Grove, Illinois
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTION

The Director of Dual Programs is responsible for providing leadership for the development, coordination, implementation and management of the high school Dual Credit program (both on and off campus) throughout the community college district service delivery area. This position works closely with counselors at partner high schools to build dual credit enrollment and create pathways to enrollment as full-time Triton College students following high school graduation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Build relationships with district and surrounding high schools in order to increase enrollment by assessing the needs of high school students and school districts, coordinating with academic departments to provide courses and programs that respond to those needs, and coordinating admission and registration support to enroll students.

2. Serve as the primary college contact person for all dual credit questions and issues.

3. Develop and implement short- and long-range operational plans and related policies/procedures. Ensure compliance with ICCB dual credit rules and regulations.

4. Visit area high schools to meet with counselors, students, faculty and parents about Triton College dual credit programs.

5. Facilitate the development of marketing and other support materials to attract and inform students of dual credit opportunities on campus and at local high schools.

6. Organize and conduct meetings, prepare and present training/information for internal college groups as well as high school representatives. Coordinate all efforts and activities associated with high schools concerning dual credit activities.

7. Collaborate with high school counselors and dual credit faculty to verify faculty teaching qualifications and the accuracy of all dual credit, student attendance and grades.

8. Develop and maintain budgets.

9. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure registration activities are completed in a timely manner and appropriate documents are collected, submitted, and approved accordingly.

10. Assist/manage the registration related activities/services for students enrolled in dual credit programs.

11. Coordinate orientation initiatives for those students enrolled in dual credit programs.

12. Cultivate, manage, and maintain dual credit course listings and web pages.

13. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

1. Associate Vice President of Academic Innovation and Workforce Development

SUPERVISION PROVIDED

1. Dual Credit Specialist  

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE

A minimum of 3-5 years' developing programmatic partnership relationships; demonstrated ability dealing tactfully and sensitively with students, faculty, staff; ability to work independently with attention to details and deadlines; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications.

KNOWLEDGE

Working knowledge of both public and private high schools, college operations, policies and procedures including admission policies, instructional programs and courses. Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and a commitment to the role of Dual Credit within the mission of a community  

Organization

ABOUT TRITON COLLEGE

Triton College is an institution of higher education dedicated to student success. Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the school offers outstanding educational value in a student-centered setting rich in academic and cultural resources, career-oriented learning opportunities, and engaging social activities.

Triton’s attractive 110-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities, thriving arts and athletics programs and a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff collaborates to promote integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence in all that we do.

We empower success in life-changing ways. Our degree and certificate programs feature practical courses and flexible scheduling options. Triton transfer students are readily accepted into colleges and universities nationwide. Career program students learn skills needed to succeed in a highly competitive job market that will allow them to make significant contributions to business and industry. Continuing Education students participate in courses geared toward recreation, personal enrichment, workforce development and lifelong learning.

More than 10,000 students enroll at Triton each year, yet every student receives ample individual attention in small, accessible classes. Our highly qualified faculty combines distinguished academic credentials with valuable real-world experience. Tuition is extremely affordable and financial assistance and scholarships are available.

THE TRITON DIFFERENCE

Triton College is committed to empowering your success in life-changing ways. Our positive learning environment prepares students to effectively compete in our global economy, realize their career aspirations, and achieve personal growth.

What sets Triton College apart?

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Triton College features small class sizes and a wide range of quality, real-world focused programs that provide a pathway to completing your degree at a four-year university, obtaining a well-paying job, or advancing in your career. Hands-on learning experiences in degree, certificate, continuing education, and adult education programs promote achievement.

ACCOMPLISHED FACULTY

Our faculty brings many years of professional and teaching experience to their classrooms. Placing a priority on engaging students with practical knowledge, faculty members use proven instructional methods to bring content to life. They also participate in ongoing professional development to share successful teaching approaches and best practices that will help students meet and complete course requirements.

EASILY TRANSFERRABLE CREDITS

Most four-year institutions around the country accept Triton's college credit courses as transfer credit. You can stay close to home while meeting your general education requirements at Triton, then transfer these credits to another university to complete your degree.

STUDEN-CENTERED ENVIRONMENT

Triton is a vibrant and diverse community that promotes learning and achievement. State-of-the-art facilities, support services, and flexible class scheduling options provide students of all ages with opportunities and resources to excel and gain important skills for succeeding in life. Extra-curricular student clubs, organizations and activities offer many ways to get involved with our unique community on- and off-campus.

EXCEPTIONAL VALUE

When you complete your studies at Triton, you can be confident that you will receive a positive return on your investment. Triton College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, an important distinction that employers look for when hiring prospective employees. Triton's affordable tuition offers significant annual savings compared to other colleges and universities, and financial assistance is available.

With all that Triton College has to offer, why spend more to attend college elsewhere? All the advantages you are looking for are right here!

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Website
Telephone
708.456.0300
Location
2000 5th Avenue
River Grove
Illinois
60171
United States
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