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Academic Coordinator, Veterans Upward Bound/TRIO

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Position Information

Position Title

Academic Coordinator, Veterans Upward Bound/TRIO

Position Type

Staff

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Department

Student Support and Trio Programs

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Grade

11

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$51,851 - $57,036 / Annually

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

This is a grant funded position with a performance period of 09/01/2021 – 08/31/2027. The grant may be renewed after the grant period is over.

Provides academic support and services to eligible program participants by maintaining positive relationships and monitoring participants’ academic progress. Responsible for planning, facilitating, and supervising project activities and events, fieldtrips and college visits during the academic year and summer component

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours are equivalent to one year) or related certification
  • Three years full-time or equivalence part-time experience in providing direct services in an educational or social service environment working with first generation and/or veteran populations (teaching/tutoring)
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES :
  • Coordinate the selection, planning, organizing, and implementation of the academic curriculum.
  • Assist the Program Director in recruitment, selection, training and evaluation of instructors and tutors.
  • Coordinate the academic assessment of participants, develop and monitor the Individual Academic Plans, progress reports, and participants’ overall performance.
  • Provide academic, financial aid, career, and personal advising to participants.
  • Schedule and facilitate group workshops either in-person or virtually.
  • Develop and coordinate the educational and cultural activities, planning and implementation of academic year field trips, group college visits, and assume primary responsibility for cultural and social activities.
  • Maintain productive working relationships with veterans, college personnel, and community agencies.
  • Assist with the implementation of project activities.
  • Assess and evaluate project needs and provide the support, advisement, and leadership necessary to initiate and/or maintain appropriate quality services.
  • Manages internal database of VUB participant services, prepares monthly reports and assists with the completion of the annual performance report in accordance with U.S. Department of Education guidelines.
  • Attend relevant meetings and professional development opportunities based on need and availability of grant funding
  • In the absence of the Program Director, assist with the supervision of program instructors and tutors.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of secondary student development theory and /or personality theory.
  • Excellent listening and guidance skills, ability to easily relate to adult learners.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in written format.
  • Ability to use current Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to organize and implement activities for veteran students.
  • Ability to perform detailed work independently, and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with respect to participant’s academic and personal information.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate a positive attitude and maintain flexibility in program planning.
  • Must have experience or demonstrated ability to work effectively with veterans from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience organizing/managing events and field trips involving large groups.
  • Experience or training designing academic curriculum (secondary curriculum preferred) or corporate professional development components.
  • Knowledge or experience in college admissions and financial aid application.
Job Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
  • Valid Driver’s License required – this position requires regular travel to assigned target areas in the District of Columbia, Maryland and other local area(s) for outreach/recruitment needs.
  • Must be willing to operate college vehicle(s) or rental vehicles as needed and have own reliable transportation to attend outreach and recruitment events as needed during evening and weekends during the academic year.
  • Must be able to work Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Some evening and weekend hours required during the academic year, and extended hours during the summer component
Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?

No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

PGCC32811/12 GFF4

Open Date

05/16/2024

Close Date

06/14/2024

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least one to two years of college credit (30 credit hours are equivalent to one year) or related certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have three years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct services in an educational or social services environment working with first generation and/or veteran populations (teaching/tutoring)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other


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