TRIO Success Coach/Academic Counselor - PartTime -re-opened - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

Position Description:

  • Assist students with transfer process to four-year colleges and universities, as well as with student retention, helping students to achieve/maintain good academic standing and graduation as stipulated in the TRIO Grant for student success.
  • Provide TRIO required services, academic, personal and intrusive advising to program participants, document and maintain counseling log for each participant interaction, monitor participants' academic success. Assist the Director to gather/report success data in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
  • Provide success coaching based on best practices to address emerging student transition issues and contemporary challenges, including educational planning, academic obstacles and personal barriers to success.
  • Administer and interpret assessment protocols to identify the strengths and challenges of new students regarding their college readiness and motivation.
  • Conduct IEP meetings each semester with Student Success Program (SSP) students to develop personalized educational plans utilizing electronic resources.
  • Develop and administer support workshops; consult with faculty and staff; explore supporting resources and make appropriate referrals.
  • Support and participate in both in-and out-of classroom lives of SSP participants in an effort to enhance their development and learning experiences.
  • Assist the Success Program Director in implementing Federal TRIO Grant standardized objectives and programmatic operations.
  • Participate in the completion of TRIO Annual Performance reports to meet U.S. Department of Education compliance's and deadlines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the betterment of each program participant consistent with the role and required functions of this position and the Grant's standardized objectives.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology or closely related field with three (3) years experience and/or training involving college admissions, academic advising, career development, or program/project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in student information systems?and Microsoft databases.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
  • Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with TRIO community college students preferred.
  • Experience designing IEPs and workshops for community college students.
  • TRIO program graduate
  •  Basic understanding of ASL and Deaf Culture a plus.

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

We are looking for individuals aligned with our institutional values of access and success, excellence and innovation, economic and social justice, inclusiveness and equity, civic engagement and service, kindness and respect, and accountability and transparency. Individuals with a dedication to a dynamic educational environment, investment in the social and economic well-being of all, and belief in student-centered learning in an engaging, supportive environment are sought to fill the following position.

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Additional Information

Work schedule: 15 hours/week: 

Salary:  $26.40/hr

Grant Funded

Application Instructions

Review Date:  To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By January 21, 2016.  Funding begins January 2016.

Submit Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications and Resume through the Apply URL:

Fax transcript files over 2 MB to (617)-228-3328

Keyword Phrases

  • Academic Support & College Pathway Programs
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter