We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.
Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.
Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
Massasoit's SUCCESS Scholars Program supports the college's new and transfer-in, matriculated part-time students with the goal of improving retention, transfer, and graduation rates participants through holistic, wraparound student support services. Services include case-managed academic and career advising, peer coaching, and an ongoing student-led Participatory Action Research (PAR) project. Program activities include opportunities for students to develop their academic and leadership skills, financial literacy, career interests, and more. The program collaborates closely with Massasoit's PAR Coordinator. The program utilizes a web-based early-alert system to track student progress and record advising and other program interactions.
The Director is responsible for supervising, managing, and supporting all aspects of the SUCCESS Scholars Program. The Director reports to the college's Associate Dean of Student Success and serves on that dean's leadership team. This position and the SUCCESS Scholars Program are funded through the Commonwealth's Supporting Urgent Community College Equity through Student Services (SUCCESS) Fund.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Supervises, manages, and supports all aspects of the SUCCESS Scholars Program;
Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates project staff;
Ensures the delivery of quality academic advising, transfer, and career development services to project participants;
Administers, monitors, and manages program's budget, in accordance with grant requirements and in collaboration with the college's Accounting and Grants offices;
Collects, analyzes, interprets, and utilizes student performance data to record and improve program efficacy, in accordance with SUCCESS Fund reporting requirements and in collaboration with college's Office of Institutional Research;
Maintains collaborative relationships with Student Central; Academic Resource Center; Advising, Career & Transfer Center; Academic Affairs; Student Success Team; and other appropriate areas to facilitate success for project participants;
Collaborates and liaises with college faculty and staff to encourage and foster an institutional climate conducive to the success of project participants;
Ensures programmatic compliance with SUCCESS Fund rules and regulations and attends regular state-wide SUCCESS Fund meetings;
Communicates with the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges (MACC) on behalf of the program and regularly requests, reviews, analyzes, compiles, and submits project data in established formats to MACC;
Represents the program and college at on- and off-campus community events;
Serves on college-wide teams and committees, as assigned;
Focuses on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions;
Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Student Success.
Master's degree in a related field;
Minimum five (5) years' work experience in an educational setting;
Demonstrated experience supervising staff;
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion;
Demonstrated experience analyzing, interpreting, and utilizing data;
Demonstrated experience preparing and managing a budget;
Demonstrated experience building collaborative relationships;
Strong communication skills.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Position Status: Non-unit Professional, full-time grant funded with benefits.
This position is subject to grant-funding and is currently funded through June 30, 2023.
Hours: 37.5 per week. This position may be eligible for telework in accordance with the College's telework policy.
Salary: $77,207 - $100,367 (annually), commensurate with education and experience.
Worksite: Massasoit Brockton Campus, with regular travel to and from Brockton High School.
Deadline to Apply: November 28, 2022
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Title IX and Compliance Officer, Amee Synnott, 508-588-9100, x1304, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, firstname.lastname@example.org,or the Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Jessica Correia, 508-588-9100, x1402, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, email@example.com, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.