Category: Professional Staff
Department: Academic Support & College Pathway Programs
Locations: Boston, MA
Posted: Feb 5, 2019
Ref No.: UNP
About Bunker Hill Community College:
Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.
BHCC offers 103 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.
Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.
BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.
Living in Boston:
Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.
The College Transition Program Assistant, reporting to the Director of Community-Based Initiatives and working collaboratively with the Academic Coordinator and the Prior Learning Assessment Program Coordinator, is responsible for the following activities in the Division of Academic Support and College Pathway Programs:
- Manage all aspects of Summer Transition Program including accelerated summer bridge courses/boot camps, student outreach, recruitment, placement testing (in person and online), application/registration, book orders and marketing; work with Academic Deans and Department Chairs for scheduling.
- Recruit, coordinate hiring process and ensure training of instructors teaching boot camp classes; coordinate with academic divisions regarding faculty assignments for bridge courses and boot camps; collaborate with Learning Communities office to recruit, hire, and train ACE Mentors for transition classes.
- Cultivate relationships with CBO partners to promote the College Transition Program and assist in preparing prospective students for enrollment at BHCC.
- Assist Summer Transition Program and CBO partner students in preparing for college placement tests.
- Assist with the management of operations at community partner/satellite sites, including student advising, registration, student and community outreach and space management/scheduling.
- Collaborate with Dean, Grants Office, and other divisions on grant writing and reporting.
- Manage student and program records; regularly track and report on program data in collaboration with Institutional Effectiveness to evaluate program.
- In collaboration with the Prior Learning Assessment Program Coordinator, assist students in:
- Identifying prior learning experience.
- Meet with students to discuss life/work experience.
- Review documents to determine potential to earn college credits.
- Explain PLA policies and procedures; process awarded credits and post it to transcripts.
- Bachelor's degree and three years related experience
- Excellent written, verbal communication and organizational skills
- Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
- Experience working in high school, non-profit community based organization and community college setting preferred
- Bilingual-English and (Spanish | Chinese--Cantonese, Mandarin, Toishanese | Haitian Creole | Cape Verdean Creole | Vietnamese | Portuguese | French | Arabic | Somali)
Salary Range: $39,562.00-$45,000.00
Review Date: To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By February 14, 2019.
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- A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts
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