Director of Advising and Career Services

Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
Director of Advising and Career Services

Requisition ID req912 Department Advising Campus District Position Employment Type Administrative-Full Time Best Consideration Date 7/29/2021 Position Summary

Portland Community College is seeking a Director of Advising and Career Services to lead a college-wide comprehensive advising and career services program organized in a guided pathways model. This is a new position as a result of major changes in our organizational structure. This role will advance our efforts toward achieving equitable student success by pulling our students who sit on the margins to center. The successful candidate will be able to build an environment and team that inspires and communicates a sense of belonging and care to students. They will ensure holistic case management and wraparound support is provided for all students to achieve their academic and career goals. There will be opportunities to support the development of culturally responsive practitioners and to center the student experience. If this sounds like a position that interests you, please consider applying today!

This position is one of several openings at Portland Community College that will pilot a student affairs cohort model that seeks to further diversify the college’s student affairs team and advance our efforts towards achieving equitable student success. This cohort will join an educational community that values cultural competency and inclusive teaching and learning practices. Incoming student affairs professionals will be provided with mentorship, professional development, and opportunities to connect with stakeholders across the district. For more information about Portland Community College’s commitment to equitable student success, please visit https://www.pcc.edu/yess /.

See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/management-jobs/director-of-advising-career-services/

Our Mission

To support student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our Vision for Equitable Student Success

Recognizing the unique value, perspectives, strengths, and challenges of every person who comes to PCC for education, all students will achieve their academic goals through equitable support, quality instruction, clear guidance to persist, and an unwavering commitment to completion shared by the entire College community

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

Please be sure to address the Success Criteria below in your cover letter.

  • Demonstrates awareness of one’s own cultural background and privilege, how it influences perceptions, values, and practices and engages in the way they shape their relationship to students and staff. Ability to disrupt prejudice, discrimination, and racism that impacts students and staff at the interpersonal, intergroup, and institutional levels.
  • Visionary, collaborative leadership and development of college-wide cross-functional leaders and teams during a historic time of change; utilizing listening skills and mindfully supporting organizational and individual transformation.
  • Develops and builds upon the momentum of programming and ensures equitable and accessible support for students. Direct quality assurance of advising and career services through facilitation of professional development of employees.
  • Demonstrates facility with using data and assessment outcomes for decision-making, planning, implementing, and making continuous improvement for operations, programming, procedures and services.
  • Effectively and transparently communicates through oral and written mediums, and executes a vision of student-centered (flexible, multimodal including digital) delivery of services.


Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Human Resources, Education, Administration or related field
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience with college students in an academic advising, career services, or consulting capacity in a higher education environment with experience providing program/project management or coordination
  • Two (2) years of management/supervisory experience.


OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Human Resources, Education, Administration or related field
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional related experience with college students in an academic advising, career services, or consulting capacity in a higher education environment with experience providing program/project management or coordination
  • Two (2) years of management/supervisory experience.


OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional related experience with college students in an academic advising, career services, or consulting capacity in a higher education environment with experience providing program/project management or coordination
  • Two (2) years of management/supervisory experience.


OR

  • Nine (9) years of progressively responsible professional related experience with college students in an academic advising, career services, or consulting capacity in a higher education environment with experience providing program/project management or coordination
  • Two (2) years of management/supervisory experience.
Position Grade M Starting Salary Expectations Minimum $85,663 to range midpoint of $104,938. Placement will generally not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity. Position Grade Salary Range $85663 to $124211 Annual Salary FTE 1 PCC Benefits





PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year



View a complete list of PCC benefits .

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work environment includes frequent disruptions and changes in priorities. Work is generally performed in an office environment with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Working hours may vary and occasional evening or weekend work is required. Frequent travel to other locations is required. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job satisfactorily. Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA


Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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