Hudson County Community
Student Success Coordinator,
Reentry Students (FT Grant-Funded)
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning,
comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and
ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were
born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The
diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life
experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits
that empower us to be productive and caring members of our
HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an
intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the
President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and
access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and
inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the
foundation for the life changing and transformational education we
offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we
HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the
Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in
Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus
campus has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States
Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and
classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and
businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse
areas of the United States. The College was recognized with the
2012 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast
Regional Equity Award, was one of just five finalists in the U.S.
for the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Student
Success Award, and was presented with the New Jersey Business &
Industry Association’s Good Neighbor Awards in 2009 for the
Culinary Conference Center, in 2012 for the North Hudson Campus,
and in 2015 for the award-winning Gabert Library. In 2016 the
Gabert Library was one of three academic libraries in the United
States to receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from
the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and in
2019 the Tutoring Center received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding
Learning Center Award for Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the
College joined Achieving the Dream as part of its expanding effort
toward continuous improvement in student success.
HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and
university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond,
accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further
undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community
College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications
from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting
student success in all its forms.
The Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development
is an exciting and entrepreneurial office within the College, which
offers a wide variety of non-credit classes, courses, seminars and
training sessions for the community. These offerings are focused on
revitalizing careers, upgrading skills and credentials, growing
businesses and pursuing pastimes and passions. Additionally, the
HCCC Center for Business & Industry (CBI) is the area leader in
developing and delivering educational classes and programs for
Hudson County’s businesses, organizations and individuals. Join a
winning team focused on serving the educational training needs of
the Hudson County business community.
Position Summary/Job Description
Reporting directly to the Director of Continuing Education and
Workforce Development, the Student Success Coordinator works
collaboratively with the New Jersey Reentry Corporation, academic,
workforce and student services departments, students, and faculty
to successfully implement the training program.
- Understand business sectors in Hudson County and employer
needs; able to translate into educational services for previously
- Ensure that training activities are occurring for the
participants as outlined in the training proposal.
- Assist in monitoring/managing the College’s agreement with the
New Jersey Reentry Corporation.
- Develop information for recruitment sessions.
- Manage the enrollment process for academic and workforce
- Coordinate the workforce training courses.
- Become a subject matter expert on College programs, products,
processes and operations, and remain up-to-date on industry
programs for incarcerated and reentry students.
- Connect students with academic and non-academic services.
- Maintain records of program participants and track participant
- Ensure compliance with all program requirements.
- Prepare reports as required.
- Participate in all aspects of evaluation.
- Monitor the program budget.
- Perform other related duties as delegated or assigned by the
Director, Continuing Education and Workforce Development.
- Minimum associate degree plus three years of experience in
coordinating workforce training or other student activities,
preferably working with individuals who were justice-involved or
higher education. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Candidate must demonstrate outstanding organizational,
leadership, and interpersonal skills.
- This position is located in Kearny, NJ and may require some
travel throughout the County.
- Proficiency with various computer software programs including
Microsoft Office suite including Excel, and experience with
Ellucian (formerly Datatel) Colleague or similar higher education
For full consideration please send resume, cover letter, salary
expectations and a list of three professional references to
Madeline Carchia at Mcarchia2@hccc.edu.
As a New Jersey First Act
Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New
Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse
and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on
employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an
individual for the particular position being filled. Women,
veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.