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Education Coordinator

Education Coordinator

Requisition ID

Career Pathways

SEC-Southeast Campus

Employment Type
Academic Prof - Full Time

Best Consideration Date
Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.

Position Summary

The Career Pathways & STEP program is hiring a full-time Education Coordinator to work in a fast paced and student focused environment. This position will represent the Career Pathways and STEP department at outreach and recruitment events to educate community members and PCC staff about the services and benefits of the Career Pathways and STEP programs. This position will work to recruit students for specific cohort programs; hosting information sessions for large and small groups, following up and supporting students one-on-one, and communicating with internal and external stakeholders. This position must provide a welcoming presence while working with very diverse populations and have an understanding of the barriers students face in order to help them reach their educational goals. This position will be based out of the Southeast campus but will travel frequently to meet with students, staff and community members.

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

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.
  • Ability to accurately and enthusiastically communicate about PCC programs and resources either one-on-one or in small and large groups.
  • Demonstrated experience working with students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds who face a variety of barriers to accessing higher education.
  • Strong ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to achieve shared program goals. Independently organize and manage frequently evolving projects by using time-management, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate strong and positive communication skills in order to work well in a team setting.
  • Experience with various computer applications such as Excel, Google Suite and shared online drives.
Minimum Qualifications

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 worked).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, a Social Science discipline, or related field.
  • Experience performing the duties of this job may substitute for the degree requirement on a year for year basis.
  • Two years of experience in an educational or training environment is required, to include experience working with at-risk and/or culturally diverse populations and experience leading or supervising staff.
Position Grade

Starting Salary Expectations
$56,401.00 to $60,422.00 (Step 3); based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

Position Grade Salary Range
$56401 to $97805 Annual Salary


PCC Benefits

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. 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.

*Please note: Temporary Academic Professional employees are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
  • Starts at 13.33 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of services)
  • 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

Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. Work is typically performed in an office environment. Incumbents may regularly drive between campuses and remote sites, requiring the ability to drive and use of a personal vehicle. Physical exertion is not a normal requirement of this job.

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:
  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
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:

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 offices.

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