About Cape Cod Community College:
Cape Cod Community
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 (AEC),
Academic Advisors assist ESOL program participants at the Hyannis
Center setting in achieving student academic and career goals. Two
part-time positions are available: Morning Advisor will meet with
students Monday and Wednesday mornings between 9:30 AM and 12:30
PM; Evening Advisor will meet with students Monday and Wednesday
evenings between 6:30 and 9:30 PM. Classes and related activities
will be Face-to-Face/in-person for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.
Advisors will be required to pivot to remote advising if health
concerns warrant a change.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Meets Monday & Wednesday mornings/evenings with ESOL
students individually and in groups throughout the year to increase
retention rates, and develop, assimilate, and document the FY21
ESOL Advisor Curriculum.
- Monitors 80% attendance rate for each student and follows up
with students and staff regarding absences in an ongoing effort to
retain students in the DESE Adult Education program and reduce
barriers to attending.
- Uses SharePoint to evaluate student attendance data on an
ongoing basis throughout the year.
- Helps provide guidance and transition support to assess,
advise, and assist student's interests, strengths, skills, and life
and career goals. Assists students with next steps to help students
achieve their goals.
- Uses information technology including entering and manipulating
information in a database format, and proficiency in Zoom, Moodle,
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Uses 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 student success.
- Participates in student intake, standardized assessment, and
orientation of learners in cooperation with teaching staff. After
September start date, Advisor will conduct orientation and goal
setting for new students at the beginning of each month as empty
seats are filled, ensuring that students understand program
expectations as stated during orientation.
- Works with students and teachers and/or appropriate
administrative staff regarding student or classroom issues, with
the exception of instructional issues, which Advisor should bring
to the Director.
- Determines student's need for community services and contacts
Outstationing Advisor or Director to make appropriate referrals as
- Maintains a liaison role with CCCC offices/departments,
including PACT, food pantry, admissions office, CALM, library, gym,
campus safety, and other support/counseling programs that benefit
- Attends and participates in monthly ESOL staff meetings and
monthly Advisor team meetings.
- Participates in at least 12 hours/year of professional
development training for advising, assessment, orientation, and
evolving DESE mandates and approved by the Director.
- Facilitates workshops and guest speakers on education,
training, and career issues with for students as developed with the
- Assists with special projects as needed.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor's degree in counseling, student services, adult basic
education, ESOL 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 with 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
- Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle.
- 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.
: $28.50 per hour for 7 hours per week, plus 2
hours per month for ESOL staff meetings, 2 hours per month for
Advisor Staff meetings, and 12 hours per year of professional
development. Approximate period of employment: September 2021 -
June 2022. Part-time, Non-benefited, Grant-funded MCCC Unit
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
link. During the process you will be given an opportunity
to upload required documents
: a cover
addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the
position and resume
. 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
if you need assistance applying
through this website.
to your Cape Cod Community College Careers
Account to check your completed application.