Coordinates the college’s comprehensive program affording high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school. The individual in this position is responsible for planning and coordinating the enrollment process, ensuring the academic integrity of the courses, preparation and oversight of the program budget, end-of-semester completion activities, and promoting program awareness to high school students, their parents, counselors, and teachers.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*
- Assists college faculty and administrators in developing and coordinating processes for credentialing concurrent enrollment teachers and for course approval
- Establishes on-site testing procedures and coordinates college placement testing in area high schools for prospective pre-college program students
- Works with Student Services, Financial Aid and Business Services offices to ensure accurate reporting relating to student records, grade and attendance rosters, admissions and enrollment records
- Develops close connections with high school administrators and counselors to schedule pre-college program classes during each semester prior to registration deadlines
- Assists high school counselors to determine college readiness for students in pre-college programs
- Arranges pre-college program meetings between high school and community college representatives and attends meetings to give updates
- Collaborates with college admissions and other staff in communicating to high school students, parents, teachers, counselors and administrators about pre-college programs
- Addresses students’ questions and concerns regarding pre-college program issues
- Serves on the Pre-College Program Steering Committee
- Assists in maintaining and updating program handbooks
- Assists in maintaining program databases, collaborates in the collection of program data, assists in data analysis, creates program business process charts
- Collaborates in the maintenance of the web page for Pre-College Programs
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION – Works under the general supervision of the Vice President for Instruction, and in collaboration with staff engaged in pre-college program development and support.
ATTENDANCE– Within time and budget limitations, the individual in this position is expected to be present and available when and where needed and scheduled in support of the goals and requirements of the pre-college program. Flexibility and good time management skills are essential.
WORKING CONDITIONS – Conditions are generally those of a typical office and classroom environment, requiring frequent oral and written communication with college employees, high school staff and students, the presentation of information on-line and in face-to-face settings, and the ability to work accurately in a fast paced, multitask environment with frequent deadlines. Requires extensive regional travel under occasional early morning, evening and/or inclement weather conditions.
- Bachelor’s degree
- One to three years employment as an instructor or administrator in secondary and/or post-secondary education, or combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of the position
- Demonstrated understanding of high school curriculum and state graduation requirements, and an understanding of college-level general education programs
- Excellent problem solving and customer service skills, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population of high school students, parents, college faculty, staff and administrators, and the public
- Effective public presentation skills, including the use of up-to-date presentation technologies
- Ability to travel extensively and handle bulky presentation materials, with a lifting requirement of 30 pounds
- Ability to effectively schedule time on task, and maintain effective communications with college staff, while operating with a high degree of autonomy
- Valid current driver’s license and acceptable driving record
JOB DIMENSIONS – Knowledge of Work, Performance Results, Planning and Organizing, Analysis, Judgment, Decisiveness, Impact, Negotiation, Persuasiveness, Self-Reliance, Sensitivity, Commitment to the College, Teamwork, Dependability, Attention to Detail, Work Standards, Initiative, Stress Tolerance, Technical/Professional Self-Development, Informal, Written, and Oral Communications
Kirtland Community College is an equal opportunity employer
* This job description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person in this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.