College Liaison - Macon Campus

College Liaison - Macon Campus

Employer

Southwestern Community College
447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone: 828-339-4000

Job Location

Franklin, NC

Salary/Grade

$27,850.00 - $32,710.00 Annually

Benefits

State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Closes: Sunday, April 1, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, July 16, 2018

Expected Work Hours

8 - 5 M-T, 8 - 12 F

Reports to

Dean - Macon Campus

Employment Type

10 month Full Time Staff

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education           

Bachelor’s degree in related field

Knowledge and Skills    

  • Experience working with high school and/or college students (at least 2 years).

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education           

Master’s degree in related field preferred

Knowledge and Skills    

  • Experience working with high school and/or college students (at least 2 years).
  • Experience working with students who face barriers to academic success preferred.
  • Experience working with first-generation, low-income, minority, or at-risk studentspreferred.
  • Experience teaching high school and/or college students preferred.
  • Experience working within the community college system preferred.

Position Description

Statement of Primary Purpose

The college liaison will foster the development of positive relationships between Southwestern Community College and the county Public School, bridging the gap and keeping communication lines open. As an advocate for the Early College, 80 percent of duties and time will be devoted to directly serving students and meeting program needs of the Early College high school. The remaining 20 percent will be devoted to SCC duties as assigned.

Classification

Professional, full-time (10 Month: August 1 – June 1) staff, exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

These are intended to be minimal guidelines and may be expanded depending upon circumstances and need.

• Assist in the development of four or five year plans of study combining high school and college curricula to meet the needs of the students and ensure the attainment of a degree, diploma, certificate, or college credits.

• Assist in the development of schedules that support gradual transitions into increasing levels of independence in college level coursework.

• Work with Early College and SCC staff to ensure coordination of high school and college schedules that allow access to required coursework.

• Assist with the registration of students in college courses.

• Manage enrollment in classes to ensure an authentic college experience.

• Synchronize the planning for the Early College, so that high school schedules are developed in time to fit into the College cycles for room allocation and instructor assignment. 

• Help to plan Early College student orientation.

• Coordinate the use of College facilities.

• Assist the Early College planning/leadership team in developing articulation agreements.

• Develop policy statements for Early College students as needed.

• Implement College policies and procedures for placement of students into college courses.

• Provide leadership in collaborative program reviews with the Early College.

• Provide assistance with Early College conduct concerns.

• Serve on appropriate committees as needed.

• Facilitate curriculum planning between high school and college subject areas to reduce redundancy and maximize collaboration.

• Assist with cooperative planning to align high school and college expectations.

• Provide opportunities for professional development activities between college and high school staff.

• Provide support to College faculty teaching Early College students including staff development, coordination, and communication.

• Teach college orientation-type courses.

• Participate in professional development activities.

• Connect Early College students to College student life and student services.

• Educate the College and the community on the Early College.

• Participate in Early College activities.

• Provide leadership in student recruitment activities.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Additional duties as assigned by Dean - Macon Campus and/or MEC Principal

Minimum Qualifications

Education           

Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s in related field preferred)

Knowledge and Skills    

  • Experience working with high school and/or college students (at least 2 years).
  • Experience working with students who face barriers to academic success preferred.
  • Experience working with first-generation, low-income, minority, or at-risk studentspreferred.
  • Experience teaching high school and/or college students preferred.
  • Experience working within the community college system preferred.

     

    Working Conditions and Environment

    Travel, evening and weekend hours possible.

    Equipment Operation

    PC, standard office equipment, some experience with teleconferencing preferred

    This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position.  Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel.  The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

How to Apply

Apply on Southwestern Community College website: http://southwesterncc.hirecentric.com/jobs/133555-21374.html

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