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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
- Reflects the diversity of our community
- Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
- Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
- Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
- Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
- Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.
Job Posting Title:
Coordinator, High School Programs Career & Job Readiness
Job Description Summary:
To serve as the primary contact for recruitment, enrollment, registration support, and job readiness for Career Academies and PTECH programs. Serves as liaison for career academies and independent school districts and works closely with independent school district (ISD) partners to develop, maintain, and grow campus high school programs participation.
Description of Duties and Tasks
1) Serves as primary High School Career Programs resource for career academies. Builds and fosters a positive working relationship between partnering ISDs and Austin Community College (ACC).
2) Develops, coordinates, and evaluates the ACC enrollment and recruitment on a high school campus.
3) Coordinates and plans with partner ISDs to host ACC career academy class sections. Organizes and leads meetings with representatives from partner school districts.
4) Develops the semester and annual course scheduling for individual high school locations to include negotiation with ACC academic department chairs for course approvals, cancellations, and adjustments for CHSR sections at high school and ACC campuses.
5) Coordinates and delivers new student orientation session for career programs.
6) Oversees the accuracy of the ACC online schedule by working with the supervisor of Instructional Support Services and partner ISDs.
7) Coordinates, creates, organizes, and delivers recruitment and outreach events for career programs.
8) Provides ACC faculty support for facility needs and student registration support for career academies.
9) Develops a job readiness workshop for graduating students to include: resume writing, interview preparation, workforce networking, and work readiness.
10) Creates and maintains an active role on the high school campus in order to actively recruit students from targeted underserved populations.
11) Monitors semester registration of restricted career academy classes and verifies semester class rosters.
12) Communicates high school programs career academy information, changes, etc. to ISD high school partners.
13) Serves on high school, community, and college-wide committees as assigned.
* Student support services.
* Educational institutions' programs and functions.
* Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
* Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including the use of tact and diplomacy.
* Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including the use of attention to detail and follow-through.
* Coordinating administrative support services.
* Making individual and group presentations.
* Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
* Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
* Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, graphic creation and presentation software, and Google applications.
Required Work Experience
* Two years related work experience.
Preferred Work Experience
*Two years related work experience in higher education support services.
* Bachelor's degree.
* Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for ACC service area travel.
* Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
* Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
*Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
* Updated 10-25-2019
Number of Openings:
Job Posting Close Date:
July 8, 2022
ACC Benefits Overview
Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.
The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.