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Director - Dual Credit

Employer
Lee College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 3, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Director - Dual Credit


Salary:
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: FY2300148
Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX
Division: Provost/Academic & Student Affairs

Position Overview

Starting salary range is $73,789 - $84,862. The initial salary offer is commensurate with education and related work experience.

The Director of Dual Credit provides leadership and coordination for the dual credit program's development, administration, and budget. The Director builds relationships with all in-district and services area high schools to increase dual credit enrollment by assessing the needs of high school students and school districts and coordinates with the college academic departments to provide courses in response to needs. The Director ensures that the dual credit program is administered in accordance with standards established by Lee College, The Texas Higher Education Board, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and oversight for the development, expansion, and administration of the Lee College Dual Credit Program.
  • Promote the growth, development, marketing, and administration of the dual credit program, including the development and dissemination of guidelines for instructors, schools, students, and parents
  • Work with Lee College and school district administrators to maintain the Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) that reflects the dynamic nature of dual credit partnerships.
  • Implement federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures, and recommend policy and procedural changes.
  • Ensure enrollment activities are efficient and effective.
  • Establish dual credit goals and assessments that will guide and inform the program.
  • Manage dual credit advisors to ensure efficient work processes and outreach activities create efficiencies and top-of-mind awareness of Lee College dual credit.
  • Facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Cooperatively work with college advisors, counselors, and staff to remain current in program changes.
  • As needed, assist dual credit advisors in the admissions, testing, and registration processes.
  • Serve as the contact to the administration and staff in public, private, and home-schooled settings.
  • Handle phone calls and emails from counselors, parents, students, and other interested parties regarding the Dual Credit program.
  • Make onsite visits to service area high schools to facilitate communication and provide support.
  • Create and maintain dual credit handbook(s) as a resource for high school counselors, instructors, parents, and students.
  • Participate in Dual Credit faculty development.
  • Travel to in-district and service area sites is expected regularly.
  • Maintain enrollment data by high school and course and make it available throughout the registration and periodically at critical points in the semester.
  • Address complaints and disciplinary issues, including academic and behavioral, and refer to appropriate contacts at the high school and college, as needed, in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to the achievement of the College's recruitment and retention goals by identifying opportunities in the marketplace for expansion and collaborating with Recruitment, Student Affairs, Grant, and Instructional departments to build a diverse and responsive dual credit program that encourages dual credit students to consider attending Lee College upon graduation.
  • Determine Texas Success Initiative obligation based on current policies, approved tests, and applicable exemptions.


  • Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain dual credit web pages on the Lee College website.
  • Generate reports for the dual credit program from data in PeopleSoft.
  • All registration times are peak times requiring extra duties, time, and days.
  • Supervise staff who may assist with dual credit.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two (2) years of related experience
  • Excellent computer skills with the Microsoft Office suite, in particular, Word and Excel
  • Ability to develop and maintain reports about dual credit program and furnish data, as requested
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to establish rapport and work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and other staff members in both college and high school settings
  • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Must be able to travel - Assignment will include in-district high schools, as well as service area high schools in East Harris, Liberty, Chambers Counties, and other locations with signed MOUs
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends when needed
  • Understand Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules regarding dual enrollment programs
  • Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds




  • To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/lee/jobs/3788586/director-dual-credit




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