Job Description - Director, Early College High School
Description View created on 10/04/2015

Director, Early College High School

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 24
Job Title ID: 176017
Job Series/Job Family: College Support Systems & ISD Relations Series / ECS/ECHS/CC Family

Reports To

Vice President, Instruction

Job Purpose

To coordinate ACC's Early College High School (ECHS) across the district.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides overall leadership for ACC's ECHS initiative.

  2. Supervises program management staff within the ECHS budget.

  3. Monitors expenditures of funds assigned to ECHS programs.

  4. Works with ACC departments to appropriately schedule college course sections for ECHS, ensuring alignment with both high school and college completion requirements.
  5. Assists prospective faculty candidates with information regarding the faculty hiring process, and serves as a liaison when necessary between the ACC academic department and the candidate.

  6. Facilitates regular meetings with ACC staff and school district and high school staff to ensure successful program integration.

  7. Advises the Vice President, Instruction on matters regarding assigned programs/services; and provides information, advice, and documents to the staff, administrators, and others as necessary.

  8. Provides campus orientations and support services to college faculty teaching at the ECHS.

  9. Facilitates faculty participation in college orientation and professional development activities.

  10. Guides collaborative efforts to support effective delivery of services.  Communicates openly and effectively, and manages resources to support district goals.

  11. Analyzes and evaluates other ECHS programs to identify best practices.
  12.  Makes recommendations to ECHS and ACC administration regarding pre-college evaluation, orientation, ongoing monitoring, and development of a mandatory student success course unique to ECHS students.  Maintains open dialogue with all stakeholders, including ACC and AISD administration and others in the community.
  13.  Collects, maintains, and evaluates data on ACC's ECHS student body related to retention and completion of college-level work and degrees.
  14.  Works closely with both AISD and ACC administration to coordinate effort to improve success rates among ECHS students.
  15.  In collaboration with ECHS administration, coordinates and leads professional development opportunities for ECHS staff to implement student success initiatives.
  16. Provides regular written reports to ACC and AISD administration on progress of ECHS retention and completion activities.


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.



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.


Computer Skills


Physical Requirements

Work Experience