Pathway Guidance Manager
Best Consideration Date
For best consideration, apply by September 22, 2023; applications
received after this date are not guaranteed a review
Portland Community College is seeking a Pathway Guidance Manger to
provide day to day operational support to practitioners working in
a responsive holistic case management in a guided pathways model.
The successful candidate will be able to provide support and
develop practitioners around culturally responsive frameworks. This
role will advance our efforts toward achieving equitable student
success. If this sounds like a position that interests you, please
consider applying today!
This position is part of an educational community that values
cultural competency and inclusive
teaching and learning practices. Incoming student affairs
professionals will be provided
with mentorship, professional development, and opportunities to
stakeholders across the district. For more information about
Portland Community College’s commitment to equitable student
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These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for
success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on
the demonstration of these qualifications.
We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job,
and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional
background. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of
identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. If you
meet the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply even if
you do not believe you meet every one of the success criteria
qualifications described below. You are also encouraged to address
how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching,
mentorship and/or service will contribute to the
- Demonstrates awareness of one’s own cultural background,
privilege, intersectionality and how they influence perceptions,
values, and practices and engages in the way they shape their
relationship to students and staff.
- Demonstrate a history of using an equity lens in one’s work
through the ability to disrupt prejudice, discrimination,
microaggressions, racism and create restorative opportunities for
students and staff at the interpersonal, intergroup, and
- Ability to participate in the creation and execution of a
vision for the College’s mission balancing compliance with
flexible, multimodal, and inclusive delivery.
- Demonstrate an ability to use data and assessment outcomes to
support programming and services.
- Familiarity with systems, approaches and best practices related
to career exploration, job readiness support and
- Ability to foster, create, and empower an effective team
through facilitation and support of professional development,
training and mentoring. Guide staff toward a student-centered model
that is accessible and inclusive.
- Ability to engage in collaborative leadership with
institution-wide cross-functional leaders and teams. Implementation
of processes in support of continuous improvement of services.
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum
qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and
end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Science, or related
area. Three (3) years progressively responsible experience related
to the area of assignment including two (2) years of lead or
supervisory experience. Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy
or a comparable external leadership training program may substitute
for up to 6 months of lead or supervisory experience.
- OR Bachelor’s Degree in any field AND five (5) years progress
years progressively responsible experience related to the area of
assignment including two (2) years of lead or supervisory
experience. Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy or a
comparable external leadership training program may substitute for
up to 6 months of lead or supervisory experience.
- OR Seven (7) years progress years progressively responsible
experience related to the area of assignment including two (2)
years of lead or supervisory experience. Successful completion of
PCC LEAD Academy or a comparable external leadership training
program may substitute for up to 6 months of lead or supervisory
Starting Salary Expectations
Minimum $68,013 to range midpoint of $83,313 Placement will
generally not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications,
experience, and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range
$68013 to $98617 Annual Salary
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide
employees and their families, including domestic partners, with
access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health,
Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability,
Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement
System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into
the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After
one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a
2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and
confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program
and a deferred compensation program where employees may save
additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your
spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of
age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time
employees at other accredited institutions.
Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year
View a complete list of PCC benefits
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Work environment includes frequent disruptions and changes in
priorities. Work is generally performed in an office environment
with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work
schedule. Working hours may vary and occasional evening or weekend
work is required. Frequent travel to other locations is required.
No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and
handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the
Background Check Required
Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans'
Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying
veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment.
You will be given instructions during the application process
to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position,
and to provide the documents required for verification of
eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring
manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit
the following documentation:
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining
a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making
decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any
other protected class.
Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:
- Veterans: DD214
- Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy
and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland
Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR)
on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains
current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements,
emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention
and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug
and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime
statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties
for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are
available upon request at all Department of Public Safety
Special Conditions for this position:
This position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority
(CSA) pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security
Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). Campus Security
Authorities must immediately report Clery Act crimes that occurred
on Portland Community College’s Clery geography on the Crime
Incident Report (CIRTrac™) located on the Department of Public
Safety’s Clery Act compliance webpage. Following entry of a report
on CIRTrac™ PCC’s Clery Specialist will (1) analyze the report for
issuance of a timely warning or emergency notification; and (2)
will determine if the report should be included in the annual
statistical disclosures. The Clery Specialist shall annually assign
CSAs online Clery Act training to ensure they are provided proper
training to fulfill their reporting responsibilities required by
the Clery Act and PCC’s Clery Act policy.