Outstationing Advisor, Adult Education Center - Cape Cod Community College
Cape Cod Community College
Location: West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 167733
Location: West Barnstable, MA Category: Staff Positions Posted On: Wed Sep 20 2023 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The role of the Outstationing Advisor is to serve as a liaison between the Adult Education program and the MassHire Career Center to provide two-way referrals. The Outstationing Advisor is responsible for helping the local career center staff with intake, assessment, and referral of eligible customers to Adult Education programs. The Outstationing Advisor develops and monitors procedures with the local MassHire Career Center of how customers will be identified and referred to services and maintain accurate records of services provided. In addition, the Outstationing Advisor is responsible for connecting eligible adult education students looking for employment and/or training opportunities with career centers. This on-site position splits time between the Adult Education Center and the MassHire Career Center in Hyannis, MA. The Outstationing Advisor will schedule, communicate, and maintain posted hours. Schedule to include 2 days and 1 evening per week.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provide accurate and comprehensive information about the MassHire Career Center services by attending 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 Cape Cod Community College Transitional Education PACT Program.
Assist the MassHire career center staff with intake, assessment, and referral of eligible adult students to Adult Education programs.
Attend monthly Adult Education Center (AEC) and MassHire 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 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 meetings, 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 presentations, organizing informational trips to MassHire, hosting webinars, or e-mailing information to Adult Basic Education programs about career center events and services.
Engage in ongoing collaboration with AEC Academic Advisors to plan in -person or virtual guest speakers with morning and evening students at the Hyannis Center.
Disseminate information about CCCC 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 a college degree by making presentations, organizing informational trips to CCCC, hosting webinars, or emailing information to ABE programs about CCCC events and services.
Bachelor's degree in counseling, student services, career counseling, adult basic education, ESOL studies or a related discipline.
Experience or familiarity with MassHire Career Center, Cape Cod Community College, and Cape Cod social service agencies.
Three years of experience working with Adult Learners or non-traditional students with demonstrated ability to relate to the needs, interests, and success of adult students enrolled in Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language classes, professional certification, or GED and HiSET courses.
Demonstrated experience working with multicultural adult students.
Outstanding communication skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate and build partnerships.
Superior problem-solving skills.
Exceptional time management skills and demonstrated proficiency in multitasking.
One year of demonstrated experience advising students via Zoom or similar platforms.
Commitment to facilitating adult student success.
Ongoing collaboration with Adult Education Center Academic Advisors 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 for commuting between the assigned job sites.
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: $32.00 per hour minimum, for 10.5 hours per week, including 2 hours/month for Adult Education Center staff meetings and 12 hours/year of paid professional development. Approximate period of employment: September 2023 - June 30, 2024. Non-benefited, partially 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.
This appointment is subject to grant funding and the FY2024 budget appropriations.
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.
The College cannot consider applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United States without assistance from the employer.
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.