Career Pathway Navigator, Broward UP (Part-Time)

Employer
Broward College
Location
Willis Holcombe Center

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description Summary

Under limited supervision, this position provides direct service and support to prospective, current, and former Broward UP participants and community residents. This includes the coordination of Broward UP participants’ enrollment in noncredit, credit, workshop courses/programs, and community partner offerings. It facilitates engagement, retention, completion, and reenrollment in Broward UP programming or other noncredit courses, or community partner programs. For those Broward UP participants desiring to enter a credit program at the college, provide information regarding the college’s programs and services, admissions and registration, transcript evaluation, assessment of learning, and facilitating student engagement in academic and career planning activities. The position will also provide hand-off support for Broward UP completers to the college’s Employment Solutions department. Accordingly, the role serves as referral source, requiring the individual to work collaboratively with appropriate college functional units or staff to ensure ease of transfer.
The successful candidate must be passionate about social and economic aims of higher education, have a service- oriented attitude, excellent communicator, and a willingness to become cross-functionally trained in order to provide transformative, individualized advisement of Broward UP participants.
Travel to partner locations and campuses required. This role is intended to be embedded into community partner locations.
This is a grant funded temporary position which ends in 2023. The incumbent is subject to annual performance evaluations and grant contract renewal.     

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Counseling or Education preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Six years of relevant experience.
  • Creativity in providing additional alternatives in the delivery of information to students.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily - 20%: Responsible for supporting Broward UP participants from the point of admission through enrollment, completion, and referral to career placement or matriculation specialists. Such activities include engaging students in academic and career planning assessments, interpreting those assessments, assisting students in the development of a success plan that addresses their interests, skills, and abilities, and assisting students in clarifying their career, major, and career or academic goals. Additionally, this position is responsible for facilitating learning opportunities about admission and student services processes and procedures, student success skills and resources, student life opportunities, and job placement resources while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Daily - 15%: Responsible for collecting, reviewing and assessing applications, and related documents for compliance and eligibility for admission. Provides routine advice and guidance regarding the non-credit and credit application process and document requirements. Responds to email/telephone inquiries from students about advisement, registration, transfer information and other procedures or policies at BC. Continuously works to maintain individualized engagement with Broward UP participants to ensure completion of participant’s goals.
  • Daily - 10%: Supports Broward UP participants interested in credit programs, by ensuring that deadlines are met for completing FAFSA, Immigration, Florida Residency, and additional required documents.
  • Daily - 10%: Oversees Broward Up inbox to ensure inquiries and request are managed properly.
  • Weekly - 15%: Engages in follow up calls, personalized attention, and possible review of transcripts in view of potential recruitment into College credit programs. Reviews transcripts to ensure eligibility for admission to a specific college or program including unofficial evaluation of transfer credits and applicability of academic credit to program requirements. Monitors the receipt of all applicable official transcripts and collaborates with the transcript evaluators for the timely official evaluation of official transcripts. Supports Broward UP participants desire to transfer into credit programs with the transition/referral to appropriate for-credit advisement advisors, recruitment staff, and appropriate department.
  • Semester Basis - 10%: Schedules and monitors individualized advising appointments, at partner locations, as applicable. Conducts/facilitates group advising and registration sessions and success workshops for Broward UP participants at partner locations. Responsible for collecting, interpreting, maintaining, and distributing data regarding student completion trends, student needs, preferences, and performance for use in departmental and institutional decision making.
  • Weekly - 10%: Assists in the training of community partner College ambassadors and facilitates smooth transition between prospective students from community agencies’ case managers to the College’s Career Pathway Navigator. Serves as Broward UP student service and recruitment liaison during community engagement activities and various college events and work to develop process for seamless transfer to College’s student services unit.
  • Other - 5%: Engages in professional development experiences to improve practices. Serves on various committees, as needed.
  • Other - 5%: Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • In-depth functional knowledge and expertise in area of specialization and general knowledge of related areas in the College
  • Ability to perform complex administrative analysis with only general supervision
  • Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills used appropriately to influence the decision-making of individuals and groups at all levels in the College
  • Ability to plan and manage own work flow, priorities and results accomplishment
  • Ability to learn and stay current of program requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to assess and enhance effectiveness of advising and recruiting and modify delivery of service to reflect these trends.
  • Requires the ability to present and disseminate data, with analysis, to various levels in the organization
  • Requires advanced knowledge of the career pathways and all of the college’s programs of study
  • Requires advanced knowledge of computerized systems and operating environments i.e. Microsoft Office Products and specialized computer systems
  • Ability to interact and effectively communicate with a diverse employee and student population

Competencies:

Diversity and Inclusion
Works effectively with all individuals and contributes to a positive environment by working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and external constituents. Contributes to an inclusive, respectful, and empowering working environment that welcomes diverse perspectives

Respect for Others
Demonstrates respect for team members and constituents by valuing their contributions toward the goals of the work unit and the College. Maintains professionalism and contributes to a cohesive work environment

Teamwork
Cooperates and collaborates with individuals & groups that supports the mission and values of the College

Flexibility & Adaptability
Adapts approaches as situations in the work environment changes. Supports change based on the environmental needs, emerging technologies, and system upgrades

Technical Expertise
Effectively applies concepts, theories, methods, tools, techniques, and expertise in area of discipline (i.e. HR, Finance, Student Affairs, etc.)

Continuous Improvement & Learning
Actively develops one's own skills and explores opportunities for personal learning and continuous development within the job's functionality and in support of the goals and mission of department, division and the College

    

Position Time Type

Part time     

Position Number

P0084374   

Department

Workforce Student Support Solutions    

Salary Range

$26.05 - $32.56 (Salary commensurate with education and experience)   

Posting End Date

1   

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday/Weekends/Varies   

Comments

To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application along with a resume and transcript(s) are required.Designated Essential Personnel

No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, official transcripts are required upon hire. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the documentation, please email the document to jobs@broward.edu or fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All required documentation must be received on or before the job posting end date.

**Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume/CV/Transcript/License/Certification” section of the application**

Please refer to the link with the instructions on how to submit an application with multiple documents. https://www.broward.edu/jobs/_docs/tutorial_external_applicant_broward_college.pdf.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of the required background screening process.

Broward College uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 Form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes

Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification.

For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Executive Director, Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Talent and Culture Department at nanders1@broward.edu

Disclaimer

The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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