#2016 Student Affairs Asst III (Student Success Coordinator working title) – Band 7
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 78765
The Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement at Jefferson Community and Technical College has an opening for a Student Affairs Assistant III (Student Success Coordinator – working title). This position is a two-year grant funded position. Employment after the two-year period is not guaranteed.
This position will work directly with the Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion, Director of Student Engagement, the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, and Brown-Forman to do the following:
Contribute to the overall vision, mission, and goals of the Brown-Forman California Neighborhood Rise Together Initiative
Identify and connect students to college and community resources
Manage mentorship program between Brown-Forman employees and students
Manage a caseload of students from the California neighborhood
Welcome and engage students as they enter Jefferson
Co-teach a first-year experience course and African American student leadership course
Coach students toward success, including persistence to degree completion or transfer to a university
Collaborate with faculty, staff, and community partners to promote a supportive environment where students thrive
Serve as a liaison with community to provide wrap around support
Design and facilitate college and community events and workshops
Work with academic advisors to help develop individual success plans for the California neighborhood Rise Together student participants and follow-up with appropriate interventions
Provide individual and group coaching to California neighborhood students
Build and maintain community partnership with Brown-Forman
Collect, analyze, and report data as well as developing assessments instruments and evaluating programs leading to rapid cycle improvements
Establish connections with existing organizations, agencies, and networks in Metro Louisville
Maintain the Brown-Forman California Neighborhood Rise Together Initiative by keeping track of data and providing weekly reports.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING O.D.I.C.E AND BROWN-FORMAN RISE TOGETHER CALIFORNIA NEIGHBORHOOD INITIATIVE:
Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
The Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (O.D.I.C.E.) is committed to promoting an inclusive learning environment by enhancing college and community efforts to recruit, retain, and graduate minority students. The office serves as a resource and advocates for the Jefferson community on issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity. The office promotes the success of all students through programs, services, and community partnerships that holistically address cultural, educational, and civic growth.
Brown-Forman Rise Together California Neighborhood Initiative
The Brown-Forman California Neighborhood Rise Together Initiative will focus on increasing successful post-secondary enrollment, persistence and graduation for African American students who live in the California neighborhood. The Initiative will have three key components: transition to college support, a college retention partnership beginning with Jefferson Community and Technical College, and robust community mobilization to build the needed networks and skills to help students successfully enroll, persist and graduate in post-secondary education.
SALARY RANGE: $30,000- $32,000
Associate's degree and three years related experience, or equivalent are required. The preferred candidates should have a Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in psychology, social work, education, student affairs/college student personnel.
Preferred Skills and Attributes:
Innovative, creative, resourceful, entrepreneurial, enjoys a fast-paced environment, self-starter, ability to motivate and maintain interest of a diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff, boundary spanner- able to talk to anyone at any time in any setting. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups.
Excellent written, interpersonal, and communication skills. Experience using technology and willingness to work flexible hours to accommodate student needs.
Proven track record and experience in community engagement and/or supporting marginalized student populations.
Strong administrative skills, organized, and ability to balance competing priorities.
Ability to coach students, provide triage, and follow-up.
Authentic, relatable, accessible, and approachable to students, faculty, staff, and community members
Patient, persistent, and a visible passion for students and their success.
The preferred candidate should also have experience supporting marginalized student populations. Preferred candidates should also have experience and sensitivity working with colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to fostering an inclusive work and learning environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.
Jefferson Community and Technical College, based in Louisville, Ky., is the largest of 16 colleges forming the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. It encompasses six campuses in four counties with over 12,000 students enrolled on campus and in on-line programs. It is a comprehensive, public postsecondary institution providing students access to a wide variety of programs of study including allied health, business, engineering technologies, general education transfer studies, information technologies, and trade and industry technologies. It awards associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. At Jefferson, we foster an active and inclusive learning environment and value working with students from diverse backgrounds. We have a strong commitment to community-building and inclusion.