The Coordinator, Legacy Program is primarily responsible for supporting the retention, progression and completion of DCCC minority male students. This is a 9-month (September 1 – May 31) part-time (27 hours per week) position.
The position reports to the Dean, Student Engagement and Completion and has the following responsibilities:
Conducts outreach, develops programming, provides mentoring and supports minority male students' academic and personal success.
Monitors the Minority Male Success Initiative budget, assesses student learning and program outcomes for continuous improvement and ensures goal attainment as outlined in the Request for Funding Proposal.
Acts as a resource for and provides professional development opportunities related to equity, inclusion and diversity for faculty, staff and students.
Collaborates with Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and other student success initiatives to meet program and College goals for addressing the needs of minority male students.
Engages with campus and other Minority Male Success Initiative programs on matters related to minority male student success.
Acts as a spokesperson for the Legacy Program on campus, in the community, and at workshops and conferences.
Actively participates in the College's Equity Initiative and attends other meetings as needed.
Performs other tasks as assigned that support the mission and initiatives of Legacy and the College.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Multicultural Studies, Social Justice, Sociology or related discipline from an accredited college
Two Years of experience in counseling, academic advising, student life club advisor or related field
Strong leadership abilities
Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
Collaborating and facilitating
Creating and innovating
Anticipating and responding to change
Providing vision and leadership
Assessment of student learning
Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
Experience working in community college or higher education setting
Demonstrated experience in developing programs and initiatives for promoting and understanding equity within an educational setting
About Davidson County Community College
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287)Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.