Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill an Assistant Project Director, Gateway to College position. The Assistant Project Director, Gateway to College provides support to the Project Director in the management and coordination of supports and services to students in the Gateway to College program. This position has primary responsibility for managing all aspects of Achievement Lab (Gateway's academic intervention component, to include credit recovery) and overseeing the provision of academic and social-emotional supports and services to Gateway students, with a focus on students particularly identified as requiring additional support. The Assistant Project Director will assume a leadership role alongside the Project Director in the implementation and monitoring of Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtII) and Student Assistance Team (SAT) processes and will serve as the testing coordinator for Gateway, overseeing the administration of SAT, ACT and Keystone state assessments. Working closely with the Project Director, School District of Philadelphia, the College's Center of Disability, College faculty, Gateway's special education consultant, Gateway staff, parents and other relevant College offices and departments, this position oversees and implements academic and social-emotional intervention and support programming, creates and monitors transition plans, and monitors compliance and full implementation of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and 504 Plans. The Assistant Director supports the Project Director in the coordination of data and reporting to monitor and assess student achievement and program improvement.
This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Employment is based on the continuation of grant funding.
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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.
Our benefits include:
Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members
College-paid life and disability insurance
College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
• Master's degree in Education, Educational Administration, School Counseling or related field required. Any and all degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
• PA State or National instructional certification in secondary years required.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the RtII and SAT process required.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with writing and implementing IEPs/504s required.
• Demonstrated knowledge of IDEA guidelines required.
• Minimum of two years' successful experience working with students in the direct delivery of academic and intervention services in a secondary educational setting required.
• Minimum of one year's successful experience managing/actively engaging with student and program data at the school or central administration office level required.
• Knowledge of and experience with using student information management systems for K-12 schools required.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds required.
• Exceptional organization and planning skills required.
• Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office, including MS Word and Excel required
• PA State Criminal, Child Abuse and FBI clearances required.
• Special education certification strongly preferred.
• Experience with Easy IEP preferred.
• Knowledge of ADA guidelines strongly preferred.
• At least one year supporting special needs and/or over-aged/under-credited students preferred.
• Use of School District of Philadelphia's student information management systems preferred.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with meeting the complex needs of disadvantaged populations, specifically serving the off-track to graduation population preferred.
• Demonstrated experience/proficiency in effective program planning for high school students and knowledge of K-12 curriculum standards, Common Core Standards, curriculum development and implementation and dual enrollment programming preferred.
Internal Number: 121964458
About Community College of Philadelphia
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive.
We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.