Job Description - Coordinator, Program - Men of Distinction Description View created on 07/30/2014
Coordinator, Program - Men of Distinction
Associate Vice President, Student Success
To coordinate, plan and implement all aspects of the African American male Recruitment/Retention Program, Men of Distinction.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Oversees the planning and implementation of specialized programs to assist African American male students with identifying and overcoming barriers to obtain their academic goals.
Coordinates details, facilitates recruitment and retention activities, and assists in the development and implementation of the Men of Distinction program, targeting African American males to become successful ACC students.
Establishes and maintains an active role in the community in order to recruit prospective students.
Plans and participates in community outreach and recruitment activities, including high school visits special events, information fairs, and material distribution. Makes presentations and recruiting visits to provide information to prospective students on options and programs available including assisting in completing admissions applications, financial aid applications, collecting/assessing transcripts, assessment and testing, orientation, advising, and registration.
Coordinates program details, including monitoring the budget, responding to inquiries, and preparing reports.
Maintains database of recruitment effort; conducts data research and analysis; and creates reports. Monitors project data collection of recruitment efforts and interventions, student participation in retention services, communication, and student outcomes.
Serves on internal and external committees that support the recruitment and retention of African American male students.
Assists in developing recruitment and advising materials.
Hires, schedules, trains, and supervises hourly employees.
Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Student outreach and retention processes and programs, and developmental programs.
Issues related to African American males entering and continuing through higher education programs.
Special program coordination and data tracking methods.
Local ISD and higher education programs, services and strategic directions.
Multicultural education programs and systems.
Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
Special event planning.
Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills, including the use of tact and diplomacy.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through.
Working collaboratively within the institution and community; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Effectively supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority.
Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications, including prospect tracking and database systems.
Occasional lifting and moving objects weight up to 10 pounds.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is routinely performed in office enviornments.
Two years related work experience.
One or more years of supervisory experience.
Bachelor's degree in education, business, sociology, psychology, social work, or related field.
Master's degree in education, business, sociology, psychology, social work, or related field.
Valid Texas Drivers License.
First Aid, CPR.
Reliable transportation for local area travel.
Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.