Early College Program Coordinator

Jul 30, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
Program Manager
Full Time

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title

Early College Program Coordinator

Job Description Summary

Early College Program Coordinator, S13327

Deadline for receipt of online applications is August 17, 2018.

Montgomery College, Office of the Associate Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, has need for a full-time Early College Program Coordinator, S13327 on the Rockville Campus. Position is non-bargaining, exempt, and grade 27. The normal work schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; may include some weekend and evening hours.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.

Under supervision and/or direction, develop, coordinate, and implement program procedures, features and curriculum that promote the educational development and leads to completion of the Montgomery College (MC) degree and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) high school diploma. This is professional level work providing coordination and student support within the Early College program while also assisting with other partnerships programs including, but not limited to, the Middle College Program.Job Description

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as college liaison to all twenty-five MCPS high schools in the coordination of recruitment events, the identification of qualified students and the application process, and the collaborative goal of the completion of fulfilling the requirements of both the MC degree and MCPS high school diploma.
  • Development and collaboratively deliver of Early College Summer Transition program.
  • Devise communication strategies to inform MCPS students and parents about the Early College program.
  • Maintain and share data through the creation of reports.
  • Coordinate logistical and support efforts of the Rockville Campus based Early College programs including case management, academic and career advising, and collaborative planning with MCPS and MC faculty staff and administrators.
  • Maintain communication with MC faculty to monitor Early College student progress, and when appropriate, connect students with college resources and support.
  • Advise students on appropriate courses, assist with enrollment process and provide students with college transfer, financial aid and scholarship information and assist the students transfer application process.
  • Coordinate visits to other colleges and advise students as to opportunities for participation in college academic achievement societies and awards.
  • Serve as a college liaison at Middle College program recruitment events and collaborate with Middle College high school coordinators and MCPS personnel towards the combined goal of Middle College students completing their MC degree as well as fulfilling their high school diploma requirements.
  • Develop, coordinate and deliver Academic Initiative partnership programs as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in counseling, psychology, education or related field. If a related degree, the incumbent must have sufficient graduate credits (18) to be approved to teach STSU 100 Freshman Seminar during the Early College Summer Transition program.
  • Two years of experience working with high school students, preferably in counseling.
  • Three years of experience related to academic advising and counseling of students in a college environment, preferably in a community college setting
  • Experience managing a caseload and case files.
  • Skill in verbal and written communications, interpersonal relationships, office and computer applications, and leadership.
  • Skill in organization, including oversight of activities related to increasing student success in the Early College program.
  • Ability to use a wide range of communication techniques depending upon specific educational or personal challenges; to work collaboratively with others; to speak to small and large groups.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Knowledge of career decision making and the college admissions, financial aid and scholarship process.
  • Knowledge of FERPA.
  • Ability to encourage students to excel and support the goals of the Early College program.

Application Process:

  • Apply online at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment
  • Online applications must be received by August 17, 2018.
  • For consideration, you must: include dates of employment in your application or attachment along with a cover letter.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes. 

Closing DateFriday, August 17, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.