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Coordinator of Student Readiness

Employer
Cape Cod Community College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Career Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.


Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Director of Academic Advising, the Coordinator of Student Readiness will provide academic advising to a caseload of students and coordinate all aspects of readiness assessment and placement testing at the College. The Coordinator will collaborate with the Director and other advising leadership to conduct a regular audit of Academic Advising and Student Readiness Office practices, assessing equity for students from diverse race, gender, age, religious, and identity backgrounds. The Coordinator will serve as the Commonwealth's High School Equivalency Program Chief Examiner, coordinate office staff and schedules, and ensure compliance with college and statewide policy and procedures pertaining to college-level placement. With a global perspective and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Coordinator of Student Readiness will be an integral part of the student retention and completion team. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  1. Serve as primary advisor to caseload of no more than 100 students including: conducting academic readiness, career advising, academic improvement, and transfer advising meetings with individual students; conducting proactive outreach to caseload; and, tracking individual meeting and student success data for caseload.
  2. Coordinate planning, scheduling and administration of readiness assessments and preparation workshops including academic readiness assessments, high school equivalency, proprietary exams (MTEL, CLEP, etc.), and Math and English refresher workshops.
  3. Coordinate Career Planning and Advising programming. This includes assisting Director of Advising in development of Career Advising Protocols; leading professional development activities with Advising Staff in support of the delivery of Career Advising workshops, group, and individual advising sessions; and, collaborating with the Career Counselor and Student Employment staff on the delivery of Career Planning programs (i.e. Internship processes, Student Employment Web services, etc.).
  4. Coordinate time/attendance and training of Student Readiness Office staff.
  5. Serve as High School Equivalency Chief Examiner including attendance at semi-annual meetings and maintaining open lines of communication with exam publishers and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education staff.



Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution plus five years of experience and/or training that includes academic advising, academic support, college-level teaching, college placement testing, or career counseling, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  2. Demonstrated experience working with college students from diverse race, gender, age, religious, and identity backgrounds.
  3. Excellent communication skills.
  4. Ability to work as part of a team.


Equivalency Statement

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.


Additional Information:

COMPENSATION : Full-time, MCCC/MTA Unit Position, Academic Coordinator (Grade 6) with annual salary range of $64,615 - $84,909. Actual salary will be consistent with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Includes participation in a comprehensive employee benefits program.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 16, 2021

Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College.

This appointment is subject to the FY2022 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

The College does not provide any measure of assistance for applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.


Application Instructions:

**ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**

Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents : a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

Returning Applicants - Login to your Cape Cod Community College Careers Account to check your completed application.



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