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- Federal funds, temporary to 09/30/18, with possible annual renewal to 09/30/19, to begin approximately 03/18 pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Assignments may include day, evening, and or weekend, on- and off-campus.
- Under general supervision of Leeward CC - Waianae Moku campus Coordinator and working in collaboration with Waianae Moku campus staff, coordinate new student cohort programs for the Leeward CC - Waianae Mokucampus.
- Identify appropriate student services functions for cohort members using a case management approach.
- Coordinate and deliver weekly seminars; plan and implement Summer Orientation.
- Working in collaboration with academic support staff, hire and supervise student peer mentors in delivering cohort activities.
- Coordinate the textbook loan program.
- Communicate with cohort members regarding upcoming events and program requirements.
- Follow up with cohort members for the purpose of program evaluation at the end of each semester (surveys, focus groups) and academic school year.
- Prepare reports, proposals, and budgets relevant to the program.
- Other duties as assigned
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling and Guidance, College Student Personnel Services, Communications, or related fields and 3 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for student recruitment and retention programs in higher education; or equivalent education/training or experience.
- Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the higher education student retention programs as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
- Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with higher education.
- Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
- Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
- Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
- For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
- Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
- Master's degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling and Guidance, College Student Personnel Services, Communications, or related field.
- Successful experience working with economically disadvantaged youth, individuals in drug treatment programs or formerly incarcerated, and/or adults in a community or educational setting.
- Human Resources Office
- Leeward Community College
- 96-045 Ala Ike
- Pearl City, HI 96782
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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.
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In accordance with Article 10A of the unit 08 collective bargaining agreement, bargaining unit members receive priority consideration for APT job vacancies. As a result, external or non BU 08 applicants may not be considered for some APT vacancies. BU 08 members with re-employment rights or priority status are responsible for informing the hiring unit of their status.