Academic Coordinator, Latch Academic Support Program
Massasoit Community College
Location: Brockton, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 4187053
Academic Coordinator, Latch Academic Support Program
About Massasoit Community College:
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.
Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.
Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Marilyn Maxwell Latch Academic Support Program is a first-year support and learning community. It serves a diverse population of about 185 students per semester who are looking for support as they transition into college and develop their reading, writing, mathematics, and other academic skills. The Latch program offers a mix of academic advising and counseling, and peer tutor-mentoring that create a tight-knit learning community in which students learn together and from one another. For 50 years, Latch's community approach to education has helped students establish successful independent learning strategies and set realistic academic and career goals.
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Academic Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing the daily operations of the Latch program.
Coordinates provision of program's year-round academic advising and tutor-mentoring services and monitors academic progress of students.
Provides comprehensive academic support services for Latch students, including advising a caseload of Latch students.
Screens, interviews, evaluates, and processes Latch program applicants.
Assists advisors in identifying 'at-risk' students and coordinating intervention and support efforts.
Recruits, hires, instructs, and coordinates activities of peer and paraprofessional tutor-mentors.
Assigns academic advisors and notifies advisors of the assignments.
Designs, creates, and co-teaches tutor-mentor training curriculum, in collaboration with a number of other college offices.
Designs, creates, and co-teaches online Latch Seminar course, in collaboration with program's advisors.
Maintains student files, advising notes, and peer tutor-mentor records that document student advisement and peer tutor-mentor sessions.
Collects, analyzes, interprets, utilizes, and provides data on student and program performance to improve outcomes and prepare regular reports.
Assists with college's new-student orientations, enrollment management events, and serves on college-wide committees and teams, as appointed.
Maintains professional knowledge in applicable areas, research new trends and advances in the profession, and attends workshops and training sessions.
Performs related duties as directed.
Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Sociology, or closely related field; with five (5) years experience and/or training that includes academic advisement, academic placement, counseling, career development, math/electronics teaching, or program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Demonstrated experience supervising staff
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion
Experience working in a tutoring center
Experience analyzing, interpreting, and utilizing data
Demonstrated experience managing a budget
Demonstrated experience building collaborative relationships
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Hours: 37.5 hours a week, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday; requires some early mornings, nights, and weekends.
Salary: $63,607 - $69,615 annually Grade 6. Salary is commensurate and based on the MCCC Classification Study.
Worksite: This position will be located on Massasoit's Brockton Campus. Requires some travel to all of Massasoit's learning sites. This position may be eligible for telework in accordance in with the College's telework policy.
Deadline to Apply: June 4, 2023
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit 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 statutes 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 Title IX and Compliance Officer, Amee Synnott, 508-588-9100, x1304, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Jessica Correia, 508-588-9100, x1402, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, email@example.com, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.