ASSISTANT DEAN – EARLY COLLEGE AND MATRICULATION
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)
, the largest community
college system in Illinois, is made up of seven colleges and five
satellite sites, providing more than 70,000 students each year
access to a quality, affordable education.
Malcolm X College (MXC)
is City Colleges’ College to Careers
hub for education in liberal studies and Health Care Science.
Through Early College Initiatives, Malcolm X Academics partner with
K-12 Schools to board young scholars into CCC educational avenues
onsite at schools and college campus envisioning opportunities for
high demand jobs in the field.
Reporting to the Associate Dean of Instruction or assigned
administrator, theAssistant Dean-Early College and
is responsible for planning, operations, and
assessment of Malcolm X College’s (MXC) Early College
The Assistant Dean position serves as a member of MXC’s
administrative team and is responsible for developing and
implementing matriculation that support students’ preparedness for
post-secondary success. Performs related duties as required.
- Builds relationships with strategic partners and
community-based organizations to recruit, enroll and sustain long
- Projects enrollment and prepare the budget for the Early
- Collaborates with advising, admissions, and student support
services to develop and implement enrollment and admissions
processes and plan for all Early College students.
- Manages dual credit partnership requests including application
review, faculty credentialing, maintaining constant communication
with CPS District Staff, CPS principals, counselors, teachers and
- Develops and tracks annual benchmark goals for Early College
that include enrollment, retention, program and partnership
- Oversees the operations and activities of the Early College
Program including preparing course scheduling, delivering of
program supports (i.e. orientation, convocation, tutoring), and
ensuring the academic integrity of the curriculum and
- Supports faculty coordinators and dual credit Instructors in
the Early College Program.
- Implements annual dual credit faculty professional
- Assists with enrollment and admissions for dual credit and dual
- Leads onboarding of early college students and POI
- Conducts community outreach to support early college growth and
- Coordinates with Marketing and Recruitment to support
enrollment initiatives for the Early College Program.
- Leads communication efforts to share successes of Early College
with larger audience.
- Maintains fidelity to college standards for all dual credit and
dual enrollment courses and articulation initiatives with secondary
- Plans professional development for dual credit coordinators and
adjuncts; plans mentoring and orientation activities for students
enrolled in the Early College Program.
- Completes reports in compliance with Illinois Community College
Board (ICCB) guidelines.
- Works with Institutional Research to regularly assess early
college initiatives and operations.
- Develops quarterly reports related to benchmark goals for Early
- Creates and implements matriculation plan to increase the
number of early college student conversions to MXC following their
early college experience. Works with student services to develop
first year experience plan for this population.
- Implements summer bridge courses and programs to support new
(early college, high school, non-traditional, developmental, etc.)
students’ transition to MXC.
- Collaborates with key CPS and CCC staff to develop credit
articulation and matriculation agreements for CTE high school
students. Works collaboratively with the Perkins Grant Program
Coordinator in developing funding plans for programs of study.
- Works with stakeholders to support state-wide efforts under the
Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act.
- Develops and implements equity initiatives that target
under-served populations before their transition to MXC.
- Serves as the liaison between MXC and secondary partners by
planning and coordinating meetings and establishing program
- Supports the Office of Instruction with day-to-day
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree in Education, Public Administration, or related
field from an accredited college or university.
- Three years of work experience as a college administrator,
program chair, faculty member, or related program management
- Demonstrated supervisory, administrative, and leadership
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of planning, program
development, evaluation, and budgeting, preferably in a community
- Direct experience managing relationships between college
faculty and high school partners.
- Demonstrated experience with recruiting, orientation, and in
person presentations to high school students and parents.
- Self-starter with the ability to conduct multiple projects
concurrently, both independently and as a member of a collaborative
team, with the ability to assess current operations in an effort to
innovatively improve the future goals of the District.
- Proven organizational skills and supervisory ability.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication
- Ability to build trusting, long-term relationships and networks
with stakeholders at all levels including district office,
high-school partners, communities, students, etc.
- Ability to work with and relate to a culturally diverse student
body and staff.
- Ability to maintain an environment that fosters excellence in
- Ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
: Excellent health benefits at a low cost;
Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan;
Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition
Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits please
visit our benefits page.
For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected
as a Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner!
The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and
Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization
committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and
leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues
in Higher Education, a leading academic publication. MXC was
recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and
retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments,
and meaningful community service and engagement
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
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