Outstationing Advisor - Cape Cod Community College
Cape Cod Community College
Location: West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 149857
Location: West Barnstable, MA Category: Staff Positions Posted On: Tue Jul 5 2022 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Outstationing Advisor will serve as a proactive liaison between the Adult Education Center of Cape Cod Community College (AEC) and the Hyannis MassHire Career Center, providing two-way referrals for adult Cape & Islands students who want to earn a high school credential at the AEC and then complete job training at MassHire and/or attend college at Cape Cod Community College. This part-time position (15 hours per week) will work closely with AEC and MassHire directors to develop and monitor procedures to determine how adult students will be identified and connected to employment and/or training opportunities at MassHire, or higher education opportunities at Cape Cod Community College (CCCC). The Outstationing Advisor will be stationed at the MassHire location for 4 hours per week, and I day and one night at the Hyannis Center (days to TBD), and will schedule, communicate, and maintain posted hours. This role involves follow-up with students as they either enroll in Adult Education classes or are placed on a waiting list, maintenance of accurate records of MassHire services provided to adult ASE students, and preparation and collection of data in in quarterly and year-end report to be prepared for our funder. The 2022-2023 academic year is planned to begin with face-to-face instruction in the classroom. Applicants will be required to pivot to remote advising and teaching if/when necessary.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provide accurate and comprehensive information about the MassHire Career Center services by attending face to face or remote orientations and workshops on workforce preparation topics, including networking, labor market information, interviewing skills, resume writing.
Connect eligible Cape & Islands Adult Education Students looking for employment and/or training opportunities with the MassHire Career Center. Connect eligible Cape & Islands Adult Education students looking for higher education opportunities to CCCC Transitional Education PACT Program or CCCC classes.
Assist the MassHire career center staff with intake, assessment, and referral of eligible adult students to Adult Education programs.
Attend monthly face to face or remote AEC staff meetings and participate in ongoing local and state-wide DESE/ACLS professional development training and conferences suggested by AEC and MassHire program directors.
Organize and document ongoing face to face or remote follow up with adult students to ensure customers either enroll in classes or are placed on a waiting list.
Maintain accurate records of "shared customer" intakes, referrals, assessments, student goals, field trips, and other services provided to students, and include this data in quarterly and year-end reports to our funder, and the MassHire and AEC directors.
Develop and monitor strategic procedures and joint marketing materials with AEC and MassHire directors to identify, connect with, and refer eligible Cape & Islands adult "shared customers" to appropriate services.
Disseminate information about MassHire Career Center services to Cape & Islands adult education programs by making face to face or remote presentations, organizing informational trips to MassHire hosting webinars, or e-mailing information to ASE programs about career center events and services.
Disseminate information about Cape Cod Community College certificate programs or 2 year academic programs of study to students in Cape & Islands adult education programs preparing for employment in job sectors that require an college degree by making presentations, organizing informational trips to Cape Cod Community College, hosting webinars, or emailing information to ASE programs about Cape Cod Community College events and services.
Bachelor's degree in counseling, student services, career counseling, adult secondary education, ESOL studies or a related discipline.
Three years of experience working with Adult Learners with demonstrated ability to relate to the needs, interests, and success of adult students enrolled in Adult Secondary Education, English as a Second Language classes, GED, and HiSET courses.
Demonstrated experience working with multicultural adult students in a diverse, accessible, respectful, student-centered, and culturally inclusive environment.
Outstanding communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate.
Superior problem-solving skills.
Exceptional time management skills and demonstrated proficiency in multitasking.
One year of demonstrated experience advising and teaching students remotely via Zoom.
Commitment to facilitating adult student success.
Familiarity with MassHire Career Center, Cape Cod Community College, and Cape Cod social service agencies.
Ability to engage in ongoing collaboration with Adult Education Center Career Navigators to plan in-person or virtual guest speakers with morning and evening students at the Hyannis Center
Demonstrated experience using information technology including entering and manipulating information in a database format, and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Available to work one evening a week to meet with adult night school students.
Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in, appreciation for, and commitment to working in a global, multicultural academic setting.
Commitment to the Workforce philosophy.
Commitment to the Community College philosophy.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
COMPENSATION: $28.50 per hour for 10.5 hours per week, including 2 hours/month for AEC staff meetings and 12 hours/year of paid face-to-face or remote professional development. Approximate period of employment: August 2022 - June 30, 2023. Non-benefited, grant-funded, MCCC Unit Position.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt
Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College.
COVID VACCINE POLICY: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Cape Cod Community College students, faculty, and staff must comply with the Massachusetts state two-year public college vaccination policy as a condition of employment. Please see College website for details.
This appointment is subject to the FY2022/23 budget appropriations.
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.
The College does not provide any measure of assistance for applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States.
Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.