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Interim Academic Coordinator

Company: Bristol Community College
Location: fall river
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About Bristol Community College:

Join the Bristol community for work and life!

Bristol Community College (Bristol) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! Bristol is one of the largest employers in the South Coast region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Our employees work collaboratively across the college to ensure the practice of shared governance and transparency in helping to move the college towards comprehensive, innovative solutions, and to empower and meet the needs of our always evolving Bristol community. If you share a passion for helping a diverse student body succeed and enjoy a fast-paced, inclusive, and gratifying work environment, Bristol is the employer for you!

As a Commonwealth of Massachusetts employer, Bristol offers benefitted employees a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including health, dental, life, long-term disability, retirement, flexible spending, and paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay). Tuition waiver discounts for Bristol and the Commonwealth's public higher education institutions are available for benefitted positions and certain non-benefited positions. Non-benefited positions are eligible for a retirement fund, paid time off (sick pay), as well as savings plans (available to all non-student employees). More information can be found on our Benefits website.

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Interim Academic Coordinator -Teaching and Learning -INTERNAL POSTING (Temporary, up to one year)

DEPARTMENT: Lash Center for Teaching and Learning

REPORTS TO: Associate Dean of Academic Innovation and Professional Development

STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Interim Academic Coordinator of Teaching and Learning provides guidance and excellence to the Lash Center for Teaching and Learning. In addition to ensuring year-round professional development for faculty and staff, the Interim Academic Coordinator provides academic advising services to a caseload of adult learners. The Interim Academic Coordinator is responsible for, but not limited to, the implementation of the Lash Center for Teaching and Learning's (LCTL) strategic vision, as well as the programmatic, administrative, and financial management of the Center.


* Provide guidance to the Lash Center for Teaching and Learning (LCTL), working collaboratively with the Teaching and Learning Fellow. * Serve as lead for New Faculty Seminar, Opening Days (in collaboration with College Leadership), Adjunct Professional Development, Assessment Day (in collaboration with the Senior Special Programs Coordinator of Institutional Assessment), and March Professional Development Day, as well as other campus-wide events as required. * Develop and work with LCTL Advisory Committee to identify and address professional development needs. * Serve as a lead for strategic planning initiatives * Provide comprehensive academic support services to a manageable caseload of adult learners. * Coordinate with the Associate Director of Advising to deliver ongoing professional development for faculty and professional staff advisors, including but not limited to proactive advising training, as well as develop training materials for faculty advisors. * Participate in the development of grants to support professional development initiatives, and ensure compliance with applicable grant outcomes. * Organize the Adjunct Faculty Center, including the physical space. * Develop, recommend, and monitor the LCTL budget. * Prepare monthly and annual reports and other documents. * Serve on and chair committees/councils, as appropriate. * Focus on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions and work collaboratively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. * Perform other duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.




NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.

* Minimum of a Master's degree in education, counseling, sociology, or closely related field, such as student personnel.* * Minimum of five (5) years of experience and/or training that includes academic advisement, academic placement, counseling, career development, math/electronics teaching, or program/project management.* * *An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience shall be considered. * Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Zoom. * Demonstrated effective facilitation skills. * Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multiple levels of institution. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Ability to work occasional evening hours and weekends. * The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.


* Experience in college teaching and use of associated technology. * Experience coordinating training and professional development program(s), preferably in a higher education environment. * Demonstrated commitment and experience in developing and implementing professional development activities. * Experience in research, experiential education, and/or High Impact Practices. * Ability to implement technological solutions in the delivery of proactive academic advising services. * Ability to speak a language in addition to English.

Additional Information:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position, which may include but is not limited to the ability to move from room to room and to apply inventory tags to various equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

POSITION STATUS: This is a temporary, up to one year, MCCC/MTA, full time, unit position with benefits. This position may be evaluated after a period of time, not to exceed one year, for future considerations.

SALARY: $64,615 - $74,077 Labor Grade - 6 - actual salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and in accordance with the MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the "Apply" button. The position will be open to applicants for 10 calendar days from the posting date. This is an internal job posting open to current Bristol Community College employees only.


1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.

2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.

3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.

A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.

The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.

Bristol Community College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We value diversity and equity, and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well, and is the mainstay of our values.


Bristol Community College provides an accessible, innovative and inclusive education that prepares students to navigate and succeed in our ever-changing world.


Advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner.


Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Bristol has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol has served as a leading resource for education and economic development in the region. Bristol offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. Bristol's Economic & Business Development area provides business solutions for organizations of all sizes and offers customized courses for individuals seeking educational and career pathways, including high school equivalency and English language proficiency programs. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.

Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts with locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton. Each location has something unique to offer from great restaurants in the city center of Attleboro, museums and arts in downtown New Bedford, the array of shopping and dining options in Taunton, to the beautiful suburban landscape at the Fall River campus. From city life to seaside, our locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence, and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island.


Keywords: Bristol Community College, Fall River , Interim Academic Coordinator, Other , fall river, Massachusetts

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