Counselor/Success Coaches will provide comprehensive advising and support to a cohort of first-year advisees in Career and Technical Education programs. In alignment with the College’s goals to increase the success and retention of first-year students, coaches will identify student needs/goals, assist students in academic planning, address student challenges, and provide referrals to our network of student support resources. Part-time position (maximum 18 hours per week) at the Wellesley Hills and Framingham campuses.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Determine/Assess student interests and talents;
Identify realistic career goals and appropriate majors/programs;
Develop individualized educational plans and establish academic milestones;
Support students with informed decision-making regarding academic, transfer, and career opportunities;
Provide students with information about educational options, admission to selective programs, graduation requirements, and college policies and procedures;
Interpret placement scores and advise students on appropriate course selection;
Review previous coursework, when applicable;
Assist students with registrations processes, including adding/dropping/withdrawing from classes;
Set expectations with students, including meeting with tutors, class attendance, and consistent check-ins with Success Coach;
Utilize technology to accurately track student progress, maintain student files, and keep student records;
Meet with first-year students to provide support, guidance, and assistance in building skills related to time management, college readiness, academic planning, self-advocacy, and goal setting;
Provide academic success and career-related workshops that focus on skills such as (but not limited to) time management, college readiness, academic planning, self-advocacy, goal setting, and professionalism;
Participate in new student orientation activities;
Various projects as assigned.
Education: Master’s Degree in related discipline
Salary Range: $35.00 per hour
Number of Positions available:2
Classification: MCCC Part-Time Unit position
Source of Funding: Grant funds
To Apply: Please complete our online application by clicking the “Apply” button. Include letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references with their contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts/certifications.
Deadline: 12/20/2018 or thereafter until filled. Individuals invited for interview will be expected to provide references. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts and/or certifications.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.
Massachusetts Bay 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 or military 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 statutes 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 for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald:email@example.com or (781) 239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Minimum Entrance Qualifications:
Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or closely related field; with three (3) years' experience and/or training involving college admissions, academic advisement, career development, or program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Excellent communication skills;
Demonstrated ability to work as a team member;
Experience in the use of technology;
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of a community college; and
Experience in higher education, preferably at a community college.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range: $35.00 per hour
Source of Funding: Grant funds
About MassBay Community College
MassBay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.