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Coordinator, Ag. Science Community Outreach (Hourly)

Employer
Austin Community College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 26, 2024


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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a multicultural population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for populations including; first generation college students, low-income students, and students from underserved communities.

  • Focused on student academic achievement and postgraduate outcomes

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Job Posting Title:

Coordinator, Ag. Science Community Outreach (Hourly)

Job Description Summary:

Leads, oversees, and coordinates planning activities and administration of programs and activities.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks
  • Leads one or more specialized projects or programs within the department.

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and facilitates departmental projects.

  • Serves as community liaison with community partners.

  • Works collaboratively with internal departments of the college.

  • Works collaboratively with Farm Manager in use of facilities

  • Gathers and compiles data for reports and grants.

  • Maintains and updates database information.

  • May research, evaluate, and make recommendations related to project/program that engages and collaborates with Central Texas Farming Community.

  • May maintain and update department website and social media.

  • Conducts outreach to Central Texas Farming Community

  • Engage potential new students through outreach opportunities

Additional Job Specific Duties
  • As assigned

Knowledge
  • Knowledge related to the purpose and/or content of the program and/or project.

  • Knowledge of planning and coordinating related projects and/or programs.

  • Knowledge of Central Texas farming systems and regenerative agriculture practices

Skills
  • Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.

  • Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills, including tact and diplomacy.

  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.

  • Working collaboratively.

  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

  • Prioritizing, implementing, and managing multiple projects and due dates.

  • Effectively working with diverse and multicultural persons.

  • Computer, web and database maintenance skills.

Technology Skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.

Required Work Experience
  • Two years related work experience.

Preferred Work Experience
  • Two years work experience farming in Central Texas

Required Education
  • Bachelor's degree.

Special Requirements
  • Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for travel in the Austin area as required.

Other Preferred Qualifications
  • Assessing, developing, and maintaining website content.

  • Reviewing and preparing narrative and statistical reports and records.

Physical Requirements
  • Work is routinely performed in an office environment.

  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.

  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.

Safety
  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Pay Rate

$29.80/hour

Number of Openings:

1

Job Posting Close Date:

March 31, 2024 Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

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