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Coach, Multicultural & Undocumented Pathway

Company: Joliet Junior College
Location: Joliet
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title:Coach, Multicultural & Undocumented PathwayJob Description:POSITION TITLE: Coach, Multicultural & Undocumented Pathway
STATUS: Full time
DEPARTMENT: Center for Multicultural Access and Success (CMAS)
DIVISION: Student Development
REPORTS TO: Director, Multicultural & Undocumented Resources (MUR)
PLACEMENT: Support staff, grade 8
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $49,497.49 annually

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.POSITION SUMMARYThis position provides primary academic intervention and support for underrepresented diverse student populations. Develops and coordinates academic intervention strategies to improve retention rates of underrepresented, multicultural, undocumented and English Language Learners through the facilitation of academic coaching, advocacy, and strategic academic intervention and referrals to other student support services. Travel between campuses, and flexibility including evenings and weekend required.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES1.Professionally represent Joliet Junior College and uphold the College's core values.2.Provide academic coaching, advocacy, and referrals to support services; promote student success among underrepresented, English language learners, undocumented, and other diverse student populations.3.Assist with the selection process of CMAS participants and develop individualized student success plans for students and provide redirection of students' educational and/or career goals when needed.4.Facilitate weekly communication with new CMAS participants and ongoing outreach to ensure students successfully implement their individualized student success plans.5.Assist with registration, financial aid, New Student Group Advising Sessions (NSGAS), and orientation of CMAS students/college community.6.Represent Joliet Junior College at community events and other recruitment programs and initiatives targeting underrepresented, multicultural, English Language Learners, and undocumented students to expand awareness about educational programs and benefits offered. 7.Actively participative in the planning and development of all MUR leadership programs and workshops, marquee events, as well as other CMAS marquee events as assigned.8.Assist with academic intervention priorities that are identified by the college. Maintain databases, track recruiting and other activities, and generate ad-hock/monthly reports.9.Monitor data that informs proactive outreach efforts to connect with academically challenged students. 10.Actively support and collaborate with all MUR staff in accurately compiling data regarding retention of students served, assessment of programs and services, outcomes and report trends.11.Represent the College at recruitment/outreach activities at designated high schools, community-based organizations, college nights, and other special events to ensure those students receive follow-up from MUR and/or the academic intervention communication center staff. 12.Work in partnership with Workforce Education to promote opportunities for students in transition to credit coursework, academic certifications and/or degree seekers.13.Assist in the development, collaboration, and coordination of cultural programming such as Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month, and Asian Heritage Month.14.Work collaboratively with appropriate individuals and other campus departments in achieving the goals and objectives of MUR, CMAS and all college initiatives and priorities.15.Perform other related duties as assigned; travel between campuses, nights and evenings required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS1.Bachelor's degree.2.Two (2) years of experience working with diverse populations. 3.Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills4.Experience with the educational, social, and cultural concerns of African American, Latin, Asian, international and undocumented students and other underrepresented groups.5.Knowledge of regulations related to immigration and applicable federal and state laws affecting undocumented students.6.Strong personal computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.7.Must possess a Valid Driver's License.8.Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.9.Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS1.Master's degree in related discipline.2.Community College experience.3.Demonstrated experience working as an advocate for diverse student populations.4.Familiarity with GradesFirst and Student Planning Module systems.5.English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.6.Demonstrated multicultural competence.PHYSICAL DEMANDS1.Normal office physical demands.2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.3.Ability to drive designated college vehicles to transport students to and from college sanctioned activities.WORKING CONDITIONS1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual office and/or outdoor environment.2.Use personal vehicle to travel to off-campus outreach activities.3.Some nights and weekends as directed.4.May be assigned to work at other campus and/or satellite campus locations.PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WITH YOUR APPLICATION:* Resume* A cover letter with your interest in being considered for the position.* Unofficial Transcripts (must be included)Internal candidates must adhere to the terms of employment regarding length of time in current position as outlined in their union contract.Full Time/Part Time:Full timeUnion (If Applicable):TOSSCScheduled Hours:40

Keywords: Joliet Junior College, Joliet , Coach, Multicultural & Undocumented Pathway, Education / Teaching , Joliet, Illinois

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