Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Jan 30 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Assistant Director of College Access provides leadership and administrative direction to the College's Early College and Dual Enrollment programs. The Assistant Director ensures that students are provided with intensive academic support and access to financial services, as well as extends community outreach to high school students, with a focus on first-generation, low-income students.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Admissions.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: All College Access staff.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee program planning and assessment for all Early College, Dual Enrollment and Career, Vocational, Technical Education (CVTE) programs, including goals and objectives, annual progress reports, and grant proposal completion.
Develop grant proposals in concert with the College's grants office.
Build, administer, and evaluate grants and other budgets.
Facilitate transition of students to degree-seeking status at the College, working collaboratively with Student Services and Enrollment Management.
Work collaboratively with the Perkins Grant staff and Fiscal Grants Accounting to ensure proper allocation and spending.
Ensure proper grant reporting; collect data electronically and provide analysis; disseminate reports to Perkins Grant staff, Grants Accounting, as well as other external and internal stakeholders.
Manage the strategic recruitment and confirmed eligibility of program participants.
Work collaboratively with other areas of the College to develop and oversee implementation of plans and services including tutoring, academic planning, financial aid, and academic support.
Work with Superintendents and guidance staff to engage and inform them about grants, opportunities for partnerships with the College, and programming.
Use electronic systems, including social media, to inform and regularly communicate with applicants, students, and alumni; collaborate with Marketing & Communications in planning and implementation.
Maintain comprehensive participant records and related program files in an appropriate electronic format.
Oversee the development and maintenance of a comprehensive procedural manual for College Access programming.
Represent the College in the community, ensuring strong relationships with partners and participating in College and community events.
Provide timely updates and gain appropriate permission for actions from the Department of Higher Education, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and other program offices, such as Perkins Grant and Fiscal Grants Accounting.
Participate in key College meetings including Perkins Task Force, All-College, Professional Staff, and All-Academic meetings; serve on college governance committees.
Participate in conferences and professional development opportunities, as well as conduct research, to remain current about the field.
Supervise, lead, and develop all College Access staff; ensure staff responsibilities are aligned with college goals, policies and procedures, grant outcomes, and applicable governing and/or collective bargaining units. Conduct regular performance evaluations to ensure continuous improvement and identify potential opportunities for growth. Create talent development plans and implement appropriate performance improvement plans.
Promote a positive and inclusive work environment that supports the professional growth of staff while fostering a commitment to both service excellence and student learning and development.
Provide leadership and advocacy for College Access personnel involved in the recruitment and support of underrepresented student populations.
Participate in a variety of college-wide activities to communicate information on recruitment efforts and results, as well as levels of demand for new and existing programs.
Other duties as assigned.
As a part of the College's Admissions area, effectively support high school students to complete secondary and post-secondary education by ensuring the students and their families are able to navigate the systems to successfully enroll in college.
Develop new Early College Pathways in collaboration with area school districts and College Deans.
Ensure the engagement of students from underrepresented populations and low-income families.
Master's degree and minimum of three years of experience in education required.
Experience supervising staff.
Experience managing, reporting and writing grants.
Ability to effectively engage with culturally and socioeconomically diverse individuals and in a diverse community.
Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Ability to effectively use technological solutions.
Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or work-sites as required.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is a full-time, non-unit position with benefits, some nights and weekends required.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: 106960
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.