Program Navigator - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

United States


Detailed Job Description

The NSC Program Navigator is responsible for assisting in the recruitment, assessment, enrollment, case management and follow up of students enrolled in federally funded National STEM Consortium Cyber Security and Mechatronics programs. Responsibilities include: assisting in recruitment and information sessions, advising students on the intake and assessment process, communicating with One-Stop Career Center partners regarding student eligibility, assisting students with the AACC enrollment process, providing case management services, monitoring student academic progress, assisting with student retention activities, and conducting student follow-up at program completion.

Serve as first point of contact for students and their families regarding enrollment in the NSC Cyber Security or Mechatronics programs.
Recruit eligible students and facilitate student enrollment. .
Ensure that students have appropriate documentation to comply with grant requirements and refer them to the appropriate One-Stop Career Center for eligibility determination and accept referrals therefrom.
Collaborate with the One-Stop Career Center and other relevant employment centers in recruiting, screening and advising students.
Assist students with admission and testing procedures; explain and facilitate the steps and process for program enrollment.
Organize student orientations/information sessions as appropriate prior to the commencement of each program cohort to familiarize students with program expectations, policies and guidelines.
Facilitate registration procedures each semester for both on-going and new students, paying particular attention to those entering and exiting the program.
Develop and implement an effective case management system for managing student records and reports.
Conduct presentations.
Maintain all necessary student files and documents required for reporting to the United States Department of Labor and/or to respond to an audit.
Monitor student academic progress and make students aware of college support services including, tutoring, advising, retention activities, financial aid, etc.
Provide career and job placement information to students enrolled in NSC programs.
Follow-up with students who complete the program to determine employment status and/or additional assistance required.
Comply with United States Department of Labor and other federal eligibility, reporting and grant specific policies and procedures.
Collaborate with employers and assist in developing job placements.
Manage NSC program data for all AACC participants.
Participate in college, community and NSC grant meetings as appropriate.
Collaborate with AACC advising staff, faculty and other AACC staff to develop and implement innovative advising and student success activities.
Collaborate with AACC, NSC consortium and external colleagues to fully implement the NSC grant and meet grant outcomes.
Collaborate with PRIA and the 3rd Party Evaluator to develop appropriate metrics and reporting on enrollments, student success, completion and employment.
Collaborate with other NSC consortium members to share best practices in recruitment, student success, advising, completion, and data collection, among other things.
Collaborate with the STEM Bridge Team to design, develop and implement relevant student success support iniatives.
Other duties as assigned.

This is a grant funded, contractual with benefits position. The grant funding this position shall expire on September 30, 2014. Continuation beyond the contract period is contingent upon need and funding.  

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Education, Human Services or a related field.

Excellent computer skills required, including proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Access.

Ability to understand and comply with federal requirements and grant-specific policies required.

Ability to deal sensitively and tactfully with diverse populations, students, faculty, administrators, NSC consortium colleagues, governmental agencies, business and industry representatives, community organizations and the general public.

Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with attention to details and deadlines.

Ability to maintain accurate records and attend to detail.

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.  

Preferred Qualifications

Two years of experience providing case management or student support services.

Experience with PowerPoint.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a grant funded, contractual with benefits position. The benefits package includes employee only health insurance (medical, dental & vision), retirement, opportunity to participate in college 403(b) and 457(b) plans, life insurance, college leave/paid holidays, personal leave and employee only tuition waiver.

The grant funding this position shall expire on September 30, 2014. Continuation beyond the contract period is contingent upon need and funding.  

Keyword Phrases

  • National STEM Consortium
  • Program Navigator
  • Great College "Honor Roll"
  • Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Other Administrative Programs
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: $51,500
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: