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High School Advising and Partnership Coordinator Jobs Near Me at Southwestern Oregon Community College

Southwestern Oregon Community College


The purpose of this position is to equitably support in-district high school students. This position serves as the primary advisor of in-district public, alternative, and homeschooled students and coordinator of the Expanded Options program. This includes mentoring new and continuing high school students, addressing barriers to academic success by providing information, encouragement, and access to additional resources as needed.Regular working hours for this position: Monday, Wednesday-Friday 8am-5pm and Tuesdays 9am-6pm


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSIn-district High School, Alternative School, Home-school, & Expanded Options Advising (80% of Time)Responsible for advising all In-district High School, Alternative School, Home-school, & Expanded Options students with emphasis on directing these students towards earning intentional college credit.Assess students’ needs to decrease barriers to educational success. Determine transportation, technological, and learning barriers and connect students to appropriate internal and external resources.Assist students in achieving academic and personal goals by addressing barriers and accessing internal and external resources (e.g. financial aid, tutoring, etc.).Participate in the C3, Student Success Group, Guided Pathways, and attend advising conferences.Maintain positive relationships and open lines of communication with K-12 superintendents, principals, South Coast ESD, career guidance counselors, and other appropriate staff to keep them informed of program (College Now) development.Create Academic Plans, degree auditing, and provide guidance and planning for students transferring to universities.Run quarterly reports to track graduating senior’s academic progress.Conduct quarterly site visits to all local area high schools, including onsite advising days.Work with Enrollment Management, Student Success Center, & TRiO staff to recruit in-district high school students and keep them informed of program development.Work with Enrollment Management, Student Success Center, Financial Aid, Instruction, & Marketing to coordinate events for in-district high school students including, but not limited to, Mornings at Southwestern, Financial Aid workshops, Pre-registration advising, & registration events.Work with Marketing on advertising events, updating information on the College Now website, and creating social media content.Facilitate connections between K-12 instructors and college faculty. Collaborate to plan content specific events, presentations, workshops, etc.Manage Expanded Options online registration process, review and register students for courses, update yearly Partnership Agreements with in-district high schools, and run batch transcripts.Process College Now applications.Maintain in-district high school payment codes and coordinate with the Business Office for billing purposes.Maintain online advising scheduler, update CN Student Handbook and high school partner’s contact list.Assist Director of Academic Partnerships with yearly strategic and project planning. University Advising (5% of Time)Assist students in completing consortium and other university dual enrollment paperwork.Act as primary contact for university partners and assist in university event planning (i.e., Oregon Transfer Days). Coordinate the dissemination of important university information to students, faculty, and staff such as lists of important university events and dates (i.e., admissions and scholarship deadlines). Intake Advising (15% of Time)Communicate and advise students about academic opportunities consistent with college programs, certificates and degrees.Assist students in achieving academic and personal goals by addressing barriers and accessing internal and external resources (e.g., financial aid, tutoring, etc.).Act as liaison between recruiting, housing, first stop, and financial aid scheduling incoming students during summer.Advise and retain students by helping with walk-in and summer registration periods and orientation programs.Performs Other Duties and Special Projects as Required/Assigned


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree in Sociology, Psychology, Human Services, Education, or related field or Associate’s degree and three (3) or more years of experience helping students in an academic or related area. One (1) to Three (3) years of experience helping students in an academic or related area. Successful applicants for this position must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities, or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter.Ability to work with adult learners, traditional-age students, agency partners, and college staff.Knowledge of college systems of a sufficient level to advise high school students in the knowledge, skills, and attitudes requisite for success in post-secondary courses and programs.Ability to follow established procedures and work independently to accomplish those procedures.Ability and willingness to manage a flexible work schedule with self-discipline, including travel, various hours, and possible weekends/evenings, as well as workdays at other college locations.Exhibit a high level of technology literacy, including knowledge of retail systems and computer software and hardware. Ability to use internet searching, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel as needed. Able to learn and function in the College’s information management system and learn new software as needed.Ability to work effectively and sensitively with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives, and abilities.Ability to consistently convey a pleasant and helpful attitude by using excellent interpersonal and communication skills to control sometimes stressful and emotional situations. Requires sufficient communication and human relations skills to resolve complaints/issues, defuse anger, and gain cooperation.Demonstrated organizational ability and the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, which include varied and unrelated tasks. Ability to be resourceful when solving routine problems.Ability to maintain professionalism, confidentiality, and objectivity under constant pressure. Ability to maintain strict confidential communications with schools, parents, staff, participants and community partners. A breach of confidentiality or fraud is grounds for immediate dismissal.Demonstrated commitment, by work experience and/or community involvement, in providing services for minority, low-income, or disabled persons.Knowledge of the world of work, assessment testing and the transfer process.Strong interpersonal skills that will consistently cultivate positive relationships with internal and external constituencies. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for this position possessing one or more of the following knowledge, skills and abilities will receive preferred consideration through the selection process. Experience in project management, K-12 education, and/or academic advising.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OR LICENSES/LICENSE: None


JOB TITLE: High School Advising and Partnership CoordinatorLOCATION: Coos, Curry, Western Douglas CountiesFTE: Full-Time 1.0 FTEDEPARTMENT: InstructionPAY GRADE: 19 ($39214 to $44161 for initial placement)EXEMPTION STATUS: ExemptPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: EnclosedREPORTS TO: Director of Academic PartnershipsCLASSIFICATION: MASSCDATE: October 2022SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Southwestern Oregon Community College only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline. For assistance with this, please email For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627. Please note: We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration. Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in administrative policies and procedures or collective bargaining agreements (as applicable). For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement. The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Southwestern. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process. ——————————————————————————————————————–REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Southwestern Oregon Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Southwestern Oregon Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties. ——————————————————————————————————————–VETERAN’S PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Applicants are eligible to use Veteran’s Preference when applying with Southwestern Oregon Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: information regarding Veteran’s Preference qualifications, visit the following website: NON-DISCRIMINATION: It is the policy of Southwestern Oregon Community College Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, parental status, veteran status or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact Vice President of Administrative Services in Tioga 512. Phone 541-888-7206 or TDD 541-888-7368. All other issues, concerns, and complaints should also be directed to the Vice President of Administrative Services for referral to the appropriate Manager. Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) ReportThe “Jeanne Clery Disclosure for Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” (formerly the Campus Security Act) is a federal law that requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area. As a current or prospective Southwestern student or employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information. You may review this information here: Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) Report. You may also obtain a hard copy of this information upon request by contacting Administrative Services at 541-888-7206.

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