Job Description - Coordinator, Integrated Planning and Advising Services
Description View created on 08/01/2014
Coordinator, Integrated Planning and Advising Services
Dean, Student Services
To implement the Degree Map/Integrated Planning & Advising Services (IPAS), an electronic tool, to enhance and streamline academic advising to include course selection, course registration, tracking of student progress, and recommending support service. The purpose of IPAS is to improve student academic decision-making as well as provide institutional strategies to help students stay on track to degree attainment.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates the Integrated Planning and Advising Services (IPAS) grant to implement all activities associated with the Degree Map/IPAS, including project launch, reporting, outreach, staff training, data collection and evaluation.
Manage professional development training and orientation of faculty, advisors, and counselors to ensure college-wide adoption and support of Degree Map/IPAS.
Collaborates with Degree Map/IPAS providers and related college-wide stakeholders, creates, designs, and implements new training programs; serves as facilitator and instructor for workshops and seminars for faculty, staff, and students.
Leads and directs the continued implementation; works with IT and Degree Map developer to troubleshoot; evaluates effectiveness, gathers feedback from end users (students, faculty, and staff), and collaborates closely among departments to ensure success of the project during its initial phases.
Implements the Degree Map/IPAS project, addressing issues in a timely fashion.
Provides periodic updates on implementation progress to the college community, including faculty, staff, and administration.
Produces written information to students, staff, faculty and administration about the project.
Collects, organizes, and reports all information in compliance with the IPAS grant requirements including periodic project and budget reports.
Serve as a contributing member of the ACC Student Services team.
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.
Higher education organization and processes.
Understanding of applicable student success strategies.
Knowledge of grant coordination.
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.
Excellent communication, written and verbal, and interpersonal skills, including skill in persuading others.
Effective leadership and ethics techniques, including Servant-Leadership principles.
Demonstrated expertise in project planning, development, implementation and analysis.
Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body.
Experience in project management to include training and/or teaching.
Understanding of student development theory in a higher education setting.
Valid Texas Driver's License.