Educational Assistant – NViSION Scholars Program Coordinator
Posted: January 15, 2021
Level: Part-Time Educational Assistant
Hours: Up to 17 hours per week
Job Posting #: NVCC 21-01
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM (EST), 08/1/2021
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708
ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: August 2021
Under the direction of the Division Director of the STEM Division, the NViSION Scholars Program Coordinator will carry out the NViSION program’s mission of unifying and supporting a group of diverse, academically-talented, financially-disadvantaged STEM students who have aspirations of successfully transitioning into a Bachelor’s degree program or entering the STEM workforce by working with faculty and academic staff to support enrollment, retention, program completion, and transfer or job placement of NViSION scholars, as well as supporting the administration of the program.
A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field together with one (1) year of related experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for the successful performance of the position’s essential duties.
The successful candidate must have experience in the following:
• Office administration;
• Information technology;
• The use of personal computers with word processing and spreadsheet software applications;
• Working collaboratively and effectively with others;
• Undergraduate academic enrollment;
• Advising students and applicants regarding academic courses appropriate for their preparation and career goals;
• Interacting favorably with students, parents, school officials and others in academic environments.
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES:
The NViSION Scholars Program Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the enrollment and retention of scholars meeting the NViSION program requirements and coordinating grant program activities through effective performance in these essential functional areas: program promotion, student recruitment and enrollment administration; retention by providing advising, academic support, and case management to scholars; plan and coordinate program activity design and implementation; attend meetings and activities related to the program; aid in data collection and management; and support outcomes measurement, tracking and reporting.
Incumbents are required to travel to such locations as schools, business offices and community facilities and to meet with and to make presentations to key officials of schools and civic groups. Incumbents are required to be licensed to drive a private passenger automobile or to arrange for alternate transportation.
STARTING WAGE: $32.14 per hour
To apply you must complete an employment application and submit with a cover letter and resume to:
Chris Tuccio, Director of STEM
750 Chase Parkway,
Waterbury, CT 06708
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination: CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nick D'Agostino NDAgostino@commnet.edu
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