Title: District Manager, Longbow
Employee Classification: Professional 52 Wks Non-Unit
Department: Alternative Delivery Model
Salary Range: 70,607
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC)
is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students,
expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to
strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served
the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education
centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence.
More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one
member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses,
continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC
annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and
technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their
education at four-year institutions within six months of
graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s
four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is
committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all
people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one
of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC
employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution
to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost
to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance
with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including
dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served
the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career
paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition
waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.
Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for
other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual
professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to
a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal
days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule
even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health
and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a
culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college
wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded
for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their
household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP)
that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
The District Manager of the Longbow Academic Readiness Accelerator
manages the Longbow program for the College, manages supervisors
that are located on other campuses, serves as the program
supervisor for one campus, and is the College’s main contact for
academic readiness activities. The District Manager is responsible
for ensuring incoming STLCC students are prepared for credit and
non-credit programs after completing Longbow’s short-term program
that supports their growth of math and literacy skills, test-taking
strategies, general study skills, note-taking skills, time
management skills, and career/academic planning.
What you'll do:
• Performs normal supervisory functions for all full-time program
staff across the district and campus-based part-time staffs:
trains; instructs; assigns work to personnel; manages and makes
recommendations regarding the budget and all associated budgets;
recommends transfers, promotions, wage increases, terminations;
arranges for additional work or need for overtime; explains and
enforces College policies, safety rules, and regulations; evaluates
• Collaborates with college and community partners to promote and
recruit for the program and ensure enrollment by providing
presentations and hosting events.
• Serves as the program supervisor for one campus location
• Monitors students’ academic progress and meets with them
biweekly; connects students to the appropriate tutors, faculty
liaisons, academic support resources, and/or other college
personnel where appropriate.
• Completes intake of students, including adding student
attributes, ensuring students are registered for correct cohorts,
and providing them with the tools they need to begin the
• Refers students to faculty liaisons for exit assessments
• Connects students to student success advisors and/or WSG programs
after completion of the program
• Gathers performance data and provides reporting on metrics for
the sake of improving effectiveness and sharing data with the
• Coordinates additional elements of the program, such as planning
relevant programming and invited speakers.
• Works closely with the faculty liaisons to the program to ensure
curriculum is updated and students are assessed for exit.
• Works with their supervisor and the college registrar to build
the calendar, schedules, and courses for the program.
• Serves as a point of contact for Longbow facilities issues across
the district and works with relevant staff to ensure issues are
• Reviews useful software and relevant technology needed for the
program; works with college personnel to ensure technology is
available to students and requests for new software/technology is
• Maintains the program’s webpage on the college’s website and
ensures schedules, contact information, and other relevant
information are up to date.
• Hosts training and outreach sessions for student success
advisors; faculty; and recruitment/outreach, admissions, and
• Updates, maintains, and publishes any forms, processes,
timelines, policies, etc. relevant to the program.
• May assist students with content questions in the absence of the
• Serves as the point of contact for all student issues/complaints
at the campus location; may hear student issues/complaints at other
• Meets with the college’s WSG program leaders to ensure students
in non-credit programs are appropriately supported by the
• Meets with students, tutors, faculty, and/or supervisors to
ensure program goals are being met.
• Coordinates with all other offices (Testing, Student Success,
Academic Success & Tutoring, Academic Affairs, Registrar,
Marketing/Communications, etc.) to meet program goals.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
• Master’s Degree in education, reading, English, mathematics, or
• Minimum of 3 years’ (or equated) experience in a higher education
or high school setting.
• Demonstrated leadership or supervisory experience.
• Experience in a multi-campus community college setting is