Cape Cod Community
College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and
professional development for those just beginning the quest and for
those at many points along the path of higher education throughout
life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the
people it serves and responds to their individual and community
needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving
for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day.
Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private
business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at
what they do.
For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there
is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In
today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer
student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher
education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that
Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not
an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in
the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a
private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes
an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched
The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community
College. As a learning-centered community, we value the
contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and
promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational
foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication
competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares
students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts,
sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that
serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics
of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We
honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Director of the Adult Education Center, the
Academic and Career Advisor assists program participants at the
Hyannis Center in setting and achieving student academic and career
goals face to face and/or online, three evenings per week. Classes
are expected to run Face-to-Face in the classroom; however,
applicants should be prepared to pivot to Remote teaching and
learning if health concerns warrant a change.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Follow DESE counseling/advising guidelines to incorporate
career and college readiness skills and individual career and
education plan activities into each student's individual program
Meet Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday nights between 6:30 PM and
9:30 PM with Hyannis Center HiSET/GED PM students individually and
in groups throughout the year to explain program services, set and
document individual goals. Assist with the development,
assimilation, and documentation of FY22 Exit Plan for L3 students
as they pass the high school certification tests and move into
college or job training.
Help provide transition support and guidance to assist and
advise students with assessing their interests, strengths, skills
and life and career goals, and plan stages and next steps to
completing those goals.
Teach workforce curriculum to include Face-to-Face in classroom
or Remote via Zoom if health concerns warrant pivoting to remote
classes, including organization and execution of remote and/or
face-to-face lessons, materials, and work in Moodle.
Provide ongoing and measurable interactive Face-to-Face and/or
Remote learning activities that develop and support student
workforce and college prep goals with individuals, pairs, or small
groups with Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 classes.
Participate in student intake, assessment, class placement, and
orientation of learners in cooperation with other program
Use internal data systems as required to document student data
on an ongoing basis throughout the year.
Monitor 80% attendance and follows up with students and staff
regarding absences in an ongoing effort to retain students and
reduce barriers to attendance in the DESE Adult Education
Ensure that students understand program expectations as stated
Assesse need for outside community services, researches those
services, and makes appropriate referrals to students as
Meet and consult with teachers and appropriate administrative
staff regarding student or classroom issues. Work with student and
teacher to resolve classroom issues while keeping Director apprised
of matters at hand.
Attend and participate in HiSET/GED staff meetings, Advisor
team meetings, as well as required professional development
Attend at least 12 hours/year professional development training
for assessment, orientation, advising, and evolving DESE
Facilitate workshops and guest speakers on education, training,
and career issues for staff and students as developed with the
Maintain a liaison role with CCCC offices/departments,
referring community agencies and other support/counseling programs
that benefit adult learners.
Assist with special projects as needed.
Bachelor's degree in counseling, student services, adult basic
education, HiSET/GED studies, or a related discipline.
Three years of experience working with Adult Learners with
demonstrated ability to relate to the needs and interests of adult
students enrolled in ABE, ESOL, or HiSET/GED courses.
Demonstrated experience with multicultural students.
Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Familiarity with Cape Cod social service agencies.
Demonstrated experience using information technology including
entering and manipulating information in a database format, and
proficiency in Zoom, Moodle, Microsoft Word, Excel, and
Demonstrated experience using evidence based best practices
associated with online learning pedagogy (e.g., frequent
communication, active learning practices) as well as developing and
using multimedia (audio, video, podcasts, online textbooks, etc.)
to enhance remote and/or Face to Face student engagement in active
and collaborative workforce exploration activities that support
One year of experience conducting remote HiSET advising
experiences to reduce barriers to attendance or full participation
Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Commitment to the community college philosophy.
Experience, an appreciation for, and commitment to working in a
global, multicultural academic setting.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of
education, training, and experience required for the
responsibilities of this position.
COMPENSATION : $28.50 per hour for up to 10.5 hours per week
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 6:30PM-9:30PM), 2 hours/month
for staff meetings and 12 hours/year of professional development.
Approximate period of employment: September 2021- June 2022.
Part-time, Non-benefited, Grant-funded MCCC Unit Position.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed
Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on
Cape Cod Community College.
This appointment is subject to grant funding and the FY2022
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry
Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal
Offender Record Information) and national background
The College does not provide any measure of assistance for
applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United
Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age,
veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual
orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX
of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other
applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits
sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or
complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or
sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative
Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against
Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or
the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil
**ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY IN
ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**
Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY
NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity
to upload required documents : a cover
letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the
position and resume(failure to submit requested
documents may result in disqualification). Please note that
finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current
professional letters of reference and transcripts.
See the FAQ for using our online system. Please
contact us if you need assistance applying
through this website.
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