Part-Time Temporary Program Navigator – Boone Campus

Des Moines Area Community College
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Job Title:

Part-Time Temporary Program Navigator – Boone Campus


Boone Campus

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Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Part-time Temporary Staff Positions

Application & Position Information Call:

Drew Nelson at[email protected]or 515-433-5020

Salary Information:

$25.00 per hour

Job Summary:

Provide support to the Civil Engineering Technology and Power Equipment Technology academic departments through serving as a Pathway navigator for DMACC Civil Engineering Technology and Power Equipment Technology students primarily at the Boone location. The part-time navigator will provide academic advising to new and current students in Civil Engineering Technology and Power Equipment Technology academic programs. The part-time navigator will advise students in all phases of academic and career planning, to include recruitment, program and course information, scheduling, and registration. The part-time navigator will also assist in coordinating work-based training apprenticeships/internships for Civil Engineering Technology and Power Equipment Technology, work closely with New Student Orientation, and provide support through coordination of materials, logistics of the programs, and assisting students with their transition to DMACC to completion. This position is funded by a Perkins grant.

Essential Functions:

Inform and advise prospective and current students in all phases of education planning, college services, and navigating needed community resources and support programs. Assist with the coordination, organization, and logistics of new student orientation sessions for all parties involved. Assist in support for recruitment and retention. Participate in discussions with stakeholders of the Programs and provide feedback to improve future programs. Assist in planning, organizing and participating in recruiting events. Support processes relating to accreditation and licensure requirements. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. Advising, recruitment, admissions or related experience. Experience working with diverse populations. Ability to effectively interact and communicate with a diverse population of students and education professionals. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to prepare and deliver public presentations. Knowledge of current software applications.

Desired Qualifications:

Master’s degree in educational administration, counseling, or related field. Experience working in a vocational/technical field. Knowledge of DMACC educational and student services procedures and practices. Strong organizational skills. Experience within an education institution.

Work Schedule:

20 hours per week. Occasional evening and weekend for recruiting events

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DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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