Associate Director, Title III Grant

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 16, 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, Title III Grant position. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic and Student Success, the Associate Director, Title III Grant (titled Transforming the Student Experience: Enhancing Teaching and Learning and Holistic Student Supports) is responsible for providing day-to-day oversight for the College's five-year Title III grant-funded project. This project supports student success with a focus on equity and on the College's continued guided pathways efforts, particularly in relation to strengthening teaching and learning and Pathway Communities. Objectives of the project include increasing retention and degree completion, decreasing achievement gaps, and promoting faculty professional development. The Associate Director provides coordination and direction to ensure that program goals and objectives are met. Working closely with multiple units across the College community, the Associate Director is responsible for supporting the Associate Vice President on the implementation of all project activities, assessments, reports, oversight of budgets, and working with an external evaluator.

This is a grant-funded position. Continued employment in this position is based upon the continuation of grant funding.

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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

• Master's degree required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.

• A minimum of five (5) years of experience teaching or working in student support services within higher education required.

• Leadership experience in planning, implementing and overseeing programs including administration of daily operations required.

• Demonstrated knowledge about Guided Pathways required.

• Demonstrated ability to organize, analyze, and summarize data and information for multiple audiences required.

• Understanding of issues affecting equity in higher education required.

• Ability to work with diverse constituencies and contribute to a team-based environment required.

• Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus required. Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs required.

• Commitment to a student success agenda required.

• Strong leadership and management skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate purposefully and effectively with faculty, staff, students, and other constituencies in positive and inclusive ways required.

• Ability to meet complex goals for contract compliance required.

• Demonstrated successful experiences working with diverse groups and individuals to support inclusion required.

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

• Demonstrated excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills, both verbal and written, required.

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, both as team leader and participant, required.

• Demonstrated ability to plan, budget, allocate, and manage resources required.

• Ability to manage multiple priorities required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience teaching or working in student support services within a community college preferred.

• Previous experience managing staff and a department budget preferred. • Familiarity with integrated management software such as Banner by Ellucian preferred.


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