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Program Coordinator Dual Credit College Readiness

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 29, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Posting Number S01426 Position Title Program Coordinator Dual Credit College Readiness Internal Position Title Program Coordinator Dual Credit College Readiness Department P-20 Educational Partnerships Position Type Staff Job Family Specialist Job Summary
The College of Lake County is currently looking for a Program Coordinator for Dual Credit College Readiness.
P-20 Educational Partnerships’ mission is to create seamless transitions to post-secondary educational opportunities and career pathways for all students, with a special emphasis on advancing equity and closing opportunity gaps for historically marginalized students.
The Program Coordinator will support this work by facilitating the implementation of manufacturing pathway dual credit classes at the Lake County Tech Campus, CLC Advanced Technology Center, and customized manufacturing pathway partnerships with area high schools and employer partners, as described in the essential job functions. This new position is part of the P-20 Educational Partnerships Department that was recently designed to expand the College Readiness and Dual Credit Department. The Coordinator will report to the College Readiness and Dual Credit Manager. The new department will have six coordinators with responsibilities for specific high schools or field of interest pathways. The high school and pathway assignments are subject to change based on the needs of the department. The P-20 Educational Partnerships Department is a high-functioning team committed to equity-minded practice, student success, and collaborative partnerships. The department is seeking candidates with similar values to bring a diverse perspective to the team.

CLC offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 13 paid holidays each year.

The College of Lake County ( CLC ) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences.

The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers in the State of Illinois for 2019.

Required Qualification
  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  4. Excellent time management and ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  5. Experience presenting to diverse audiences.
  6. Intermediate Microsoft skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive)
  7. Ability to work autonomously.
  8. Ability to travel regularly within Lake County.
  9. Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  10. Willingness to work flexible hours that may include some evening hours.
  11. Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Desired Qualifications
  1. Experience working with CTE dual credit, dual enrollment, and/or the manufacturing sector.
  2. Experience working with students and faculty.
  3. Experience in secondary or higher education.
  4. Program management experience.
  5. Program evaluation experience.
  6. Master’s degree.
  7. Bilingual (Spanish).
Posting Date 06/29/2021 Closing Date 07/25/2021 Expected Start Date 09/06/2021 Special Instructions Summary Pay Rate Mid to Upper $40k's Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Location Grayslake Total Hours per week 40 Work Schedule
M-F 8:00-4:30 Adjusted hours for summer Some evenings and weekends Software Testing Required Excel, MS Word Interview Process Requirements None EEO Statement
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE /AA/M/F/D/V Summary of Essential Functions
  1. Develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with students, staff, and families in assigned dual credit programs as well as with CLC colleagues.
  2. Serve as the primary dual credit contact for students and parents in specified dual credit courses/programs and act as a liaison between CLC, high school administrators, staff and instructors, and industry partners involved in dual credit or dual enrollment.
  3. Maintain records, correspondence and communication with schools and individuals participating in the department’s initiatives.
  4. Respond to the needs and requests of assigned high schools, students, parents, and the college related to dual credit/enrollment. Assess high school and student needs that fall outside the department and connect them to the appropriate resources at the college.
  5. Facilitate orientations for new instructors and contribute to development of annual meetings for dual credit instructors and CLC departments. Collaborate to process instructor stipends and K-12 professional development credits. Provide training to dual credit adjuncts on MyCLC, PeopleSoft, and Canvas. Create or modify reference materials related to training.
  6. Coordinate student enrollment: disseminate information, lead orientations, assist students in completing the CLC application, collect enrollment forms, check prerequisites, and work with Admissions to enroll students.
  7. Develop and implement support activities for pathways dual credit students, including: dual credit overview presentations, student orientations, site visits, Canvas and MyCLC support. Modify activities to meet the needs of the audience and to ensure they remain culturally sensitive.
  8. Maintain confidentiality and compliance with FERPA when handling confidential student information.

  1. Explore and propose strategic opportunities for dual credit expansion in the manufacturing pathway (with possible future expansion to education, healthcare, and IT) and evaluate incoming requests from high schools and industry partners for new dual credit instructors, courses, and models. Provide information and guidance to internal and external departments and divisions seeking to expand programs. Track department approvals of new requests. Facilitate hiring process of new instructors.
  2. Implement procedures for dual credit and dual enrollment. Align with, and monitor changes to, the Dual Credit Quality Act, ICCB’s Administrative Rules Regarding Dual Credit, and HLC’s guidelines to demonstrate compliance.
  3. Help draft, distribute, and track dual credit Memorandums of Understanding and Shared Data Agreements between high schools and industry partners and the College of Lake County.
  4. Support collaboration with appropriate college departments and high school contacts to ensure required procedures are being followed in dual credit programming. Examples include instructor credential reviews; annual submission of syllabi; Memorandums of Understanding; submission of student records, enrollment forms, roster verifications, prerequisite verifications, midterm rosters, final grade reports, course evaluations, and instructor observations and evaluations; and intaking enrollment or grade appeals. Ensure all documentation is created, disseminated, and returned for all courses.
  5. Support collaboration with Educational Affairs, Enrollment Services, Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Counseling and Advising, academic departments, department chairs, faculty, WPDI, the PDC, Human Resources, and others to support dual credit students, instructors, and schools.
  6. Support the logistics of program evaluation by collaborating with the Institutional Effectiveness, Research & Planning department. Analyze data and results to create action plans for improvement. Distribute reports to internal and external stakeholders
  7. Analyze research and developments in the field of CTE dual credit/enrollment, as well as the needs of our diverse high schools and industry partners, to develop evidence-based models for the delivery of dual credit/enrollment.

  1. Serve as the lead on the specific manufacturing pathways dual credit partnerships between high schools, industry partners, and the College of Lake County. This includes piloting new models, managing student enrollment, collecting required paperwork from students and instructors, leading orientations for staff and students, and facilitating annual meetings.
  2. Serve as the main point of contact for manufacturing industry partners interested in dual credit partnerships.
  3. Monitor and propose additional ways to expose manufacturing dual credit students to work-based learning opportunities, including job shadows, internships, and pre-apprenticeships.
  4. Build strong relationships with the EMPS division and associated manufacturing faculty to increase communication, improve processes, and remove barriers for students.
  5. Other duties as assigned, including assisting with colleges readiness programming as needed.
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the ability to travel within Lake County?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Can you work flexible hours that may include some evening hours?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience in secondary or higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience working with CTE dual credit, dual enrollment, and/or the manufacturing sector?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you bilingual in Spanish and English?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3
  3. Other Document

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