Associate Director, Catto Scholarship

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 28, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill an Associate Director, Catto Scholarship position. The Catto Scholarship is a “last dollar” opportunity that includes multiple evidence-based supports to help students achieve academic success. The Associate Director, Catto Scholarship supports the Executive Director in the implementation and management of the Catto Scholarship, supervising key staff and working to ensure the effectiveness of all aspects of the scholarship. The Associate Director works collaboratively with multiple College stakeholders to help achieve scholarship goals related to enrollment, retention, completion, and equity.

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree from a recognized accredited institution.

• Minimum of 3 years of related professional experience in higher education or social service organization.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

• Experience supervising direct reports and leading teams required.

• Experience with planning, developing and managing budgets, program assessment and evaluation required.

• Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, written and oral presentation communication required.

• Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on details, planning and analysis required.

• Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve scholarship goals required.

• Ability to use data to inform decisions and develop strategies required.

• Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse College community required.

• An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff and students required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree preferred.

• Experience in a collective bargaining environment preferred.