YMOC & YWOC Advisor

About MassBay Community College:

Massachusetts Bay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The YMOC/YWOC Advisor will play a significant role in the administration of the YMOC/YWOC program. The Advisor reports directly to the Chief Diversity Officer and will work 12 up to 18 hours a week at the Wellesley campus and may be assigned to the Framingham campus for a day.

The Advisor will track and provide support services to program participants and duties will include but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serve as Advisor for program participants; meet one-on-one with students (25 to 30 students) twice a month;
  • Ensure that the students are prepared for classes (textbooks, syllabus, etc.);
  • Encourage students to meet with their Professors and Academic Advisor prior to registration (prepared their class schedule);
  • Encourage students to apply for scholarships, grants, and financial aid; and to form study groups with peers;
  • Assist students exploring and participating in various clubs on campus;
  • Assist students with locating campus support resources; and scheduling monthly activities that are of interest to the students;
  • Help coordinate monthly YMOC & YWOC meetings;
  • Recommend and assist in activities and securing speakers series throughout the academic year;
  • Maintain a YMOC & YWOC distribution list;
  • Co-editor a weekly update to the YMOC & YWOC distributions;
  • Provide a bi-monthly status of students served and suggestions for areas requiring improving;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Previous experience working with this student population;
  • Associate degree or higher;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire others;
  • Proven ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Additional Information:

Education: Associate Degree; Bachelor's preferred

Salary Range: $15-$18 per hour

Schedule: Not to exceed 18 hours per week, specific hours to be determined

Classification: Part-time, non-benefitted position

Source of Funding: Local Trust

DEADLINE: open until filled

Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald, lmacdonald@massbay.edu, 781-239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Application Instructions:

To Apply: Please complete our online application by clicking the "Apply" button. Include letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references with their contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts/certifications.

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