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Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) Outreach Coordinator

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
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Posted: November 10 , 2021
Level: Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time up to 17 hours per week
Job Posting#: HCC 21-18
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted Friday, December 10, 2021, receiving priority consideration.


Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT 06604

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

Anticipated Start Date:

January 2022

Position Summary:

The AMTC Outreach Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that students begin a promising career by leading the proactive job placement efforts of the AMTC. The role of the Outreach Coordinator is multifaceted, simultaneously developing extensive cooperative and collaborative relationships with our catchment area manufacturing communities while cementing relationships with local high schools, Industry Advisory Partners and various municipal and community organizations. Student success is supported through internships, job placement, and State apprentice opportunities that have been nurtured by the Outreach Coordinator with industry partners. This individual is also instrumental in creating ties with principals, staff, and counselors at high schools, middle schools, and grammar schools across both Fairfield and New Haven counties in order to drive interest in manufacturing and create pipelines into the AMTC. The Outreach Coordinator plays a role in connecting with the Department of Labor through organizations such as The Workplace, Mercy Learning Center, Home for the Brave, WorkForce Alliance and Boys and Girls Clubs supporting the continued success of the student through the AMTC program at HCC.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student body. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • One (1) or more years of manufacturing experience.
  • Possess existing, well-developed relationships with local manufacturers.
  • Professional experience in presenting and marketing.
  • Professional experience in sales.
  • Working knowledge of industrial lingo and the process of just in time, and customer needs and lean manufacturing.
Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) or more years’ experience working in a college or university setting.
  • Experience collaborating with department chairs and faculty members.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Department Chair, Program Coordinator or other administrator, the AMTC Outreach Coordinator is accountable for the following:
  • Contact manufacturing companies to form and cultivate solid relationships as partners in industry for student access to internships and job placement upon program completion
  • Cold call on manufacturing companies in order to introduce the AMTC as a resource to support their industrial needs
  • Coordinate tours both at manufacturer facilities and at Housatonic Community College
  • Present the AMTC program at any number of venues across the district
  • Attend NHMA and, when necessary, Board of Ed meetings
  • Coordinate Quarterly Industry Advisory Meetings
  • Attend TTAC meetings from local trade schools where support would be beneficial to both parties
  • Coordinate with CONNSTEP for employee reimbursement incentives for OJT costs
  • Facilitate internship opportunities for AMTC students after completion of their first semester
  • Schedule interviews for internships and track results
  • Acquire feedback from employers regarding the progress of pacing students within their company
  • Actively cultivate full-time hiring of all AMTC graduates and impending graduates through channels such as Job Fairs, email connections, communications and resources that the outreach coordinator has created
  • Maintain relationship with Department of Labor and it’s organizations
The AMTC Outreach Coordinator must be flexible and available to work on occasional evenings with adjustment made to their schedule to stay within the maximum 17hrs/week schedule.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$32.14 hourly

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter, resume and a copy of Official College Transcripts.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state employment must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received a second dose or has an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate supporting documentation if requested. Executive Order

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity


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