John Tyler Community College (Becoming Brightpoint) is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. John Tyler Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.The Mellon Pathways Program is a partnership between John Tyler Becoming Brightpoint Community College (Tyler), Reynolds Community College (Reynolds) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). The program offers pathways, resources and support for students who are completing their associate degree at Tyler or Reynolds and planning to transfer to VCU to complete their bachelorâ™s degree in the arts or humanities.The Transfer Coach will help recruit future and current Tyler (Becoming Brightpoint) students into the Mellon Pathways Program. The Transfer Coach will also provide services to program participants designed to promote their student success and completion. These include academic and transfer advising, scheduling assistance, monitoring student performance, early intervention for students who become at-risk, coordinating student support with other college offices, and offering enrichment programs and events that help program participants connect with each other.This is a grant funded position.
Bachelorâ™s degree is preferred. Considerable knowledge of academic advising, enrollment processes, retention initiatives, and transfer options relating to career choices and four-year colleges and universities. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply student services policies and procedures. Effective oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills organizational skills, time management skills. Candidates must be able to effectively use standard office electronic communication and student information systems. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, occasional weekends and teleworking, if required. Prior advising at a college or university is required. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check is required.
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.