Program Coordinator Dual Credit College Readiness
Internal Position Title
Program Coordinator Dual Credit College Readiness
P-20 Educational Partnerships
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
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
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.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent time management and ability to adapt to changing
- Experience presenting to diverse audiences.
- Intermediate Microsoft skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams,
- Ability to work autonomously.
- Ability to travel regularly within Lake County.
- Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
- Willingness to work flexible hours that may include some
- 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.
- Experience working with CTE dual credit, dual enrollment,
and/or the manufacturing sector.
- Experience working with students and faculty.
- Experience in secondary or higher education.
- Program management experience.
- Program evaluation experience.
- Master’s degree.
- Bilingual (Spanish).
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
Mid to Upper $40k's
Total Hours per week
M-F 8:00-4:30 Adjusted hours for summer Some evenings and
Software Testing Required
Excel, MS Word
Interview Process Requirements
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
STUDENT AND CUSTOMER SERVICE (55%)
- Develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with
students, staff, and families in assigned dual credit programs as
well as with CLC colleagues.
- 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
- Maintain records, correspondence and communication with schools
and individuals participating in the department’s initiatives.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Maintain confidentiality and compliance with FERPA when
handling confidential student information.
DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS AND PROCEDURES (25%)
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
POJECT LEADERSHIP AND OTHER DUTIES (20%)
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
- 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.
- Serve as the main point of contact for manufacturing industry
partners interested in dual credit partnerships.
- Monitor and propose additional ways to expose manufacturing
dual credit students to work-based learning opportunities,
including job shadows, internships, and pre-apprenticeships.
- Build strong relationships with the EMPS division and
associated manufacturing faculty to increase communication, improve
processes, and remove barriers for students.
- Other duties as assigned, including assisting with colleges
readiness programming as needed.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
- * Do you have a valid driver’s license and clean driving
- * Do you have the ability to travel within Lake County?
- * Can you work flexible hours that may include some evening
- * Do you have experience in secondary or higher education?
Do you have experience working with CTE dual credit, dual
enrollment, and/or the manufacturing sector?
- * Are you bilingual in Spanish and English?
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