Location: Fall River, MA Category: Internal Posted On: Tue May 7 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Commonwealth Honors Program (CHP) Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation of the CHP at all College locations, providing leadership in curriculum, faculty, and student development, as well as representing the college on the statewide Commonwealth Honors Council.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruit honors students through use of program data from Information Technology Services and Testing Services at point of admission, to result in targeted communications to CHP eligible and CHP course eligible students.
Facilitate orientation sessions for students.
Schedule office hours to mentor and advise CHP students regarding transfer, course selection, project development, and career goals.
Recruit faculty to participate in the CHP and provide appropriate professional development and training.
Oversee all aspects of honors curriculum, including honors components, development of honors seminars, and the culminating honors project.
Serve as liaison to Institutional Review Board and Library Services.
Ensure communication among students, faculty and the CHP board for honors component, seminars, and culminating project approval.
Convene and chair the CHP Advisory Board monthly.
Serve as campus coordinator for the annual Undergraduate Research conference, in collaboration with other College areas.
Represent Bristol as a member of the statewide Commonwealth Honors Council, the governing board, once each semester.
Communicate and collaborate with program coordinators/department chairs to integrate honors courses in order to meet CHP requirements.
Provide documentation of students' program participation to the Registrar in a timely manner.
Maintain appropriate records of all CHP related activities.
Oversee student use of the Honors space.
Conduct other activities that serve to promote the CHP and its integration in curricular and co-curricular programs throughout the college (e.g. speaker series, course fair, student accounts, and presidential scholars program).
Maintain CHP social media sites.
Collaborating with Transfer Services, conduct outreach to transfer institutions to create articulation agreements and earmarked opportunities for CHP graduates.
Schedule and conduct annual CHP showcase, awards ceremony, and commencement activities in conjunction with Student and Family Engagement.
Administer periodic self-study for accreditation to the Department of Higher Education (to take place in 2019-2020).
Meet monthly with Academic Affairs.
Submit activity reports at the close of each semester.
Perform other CHP related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Must be a current Bristol Community College full-time faculty member to be considered for this position.
Experience with CHP teaching and/or service on the Advisory Board.
TERM: Two years, beginning Fall 2019 through Spring 2021, with a renewable third-year term.
COMPENSATION: Three course releases per semester (9 credits per semester).
Internal Number: 110295
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.