Director of Learning Communities - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

Serving 5,000 plus students each academic year, Bunker Hill Community College's Learning Communities are the cornerstone of a comprehensive student success campaign. Students enrolled in Learning Communities benefit from active and interdisciplinary learning experiences, mentoring, and integrated support services that make it more likely they will stay in college, do well in their courses, and achieve their academic goals.


  • Play a leadership role in the design and delivery of Learning Community Seminars and Clusters
  • Coordinate a comprehensive professional development program for faculty and staff participating in Learning Communities
  • Collaborate with the College's Learning Community Think Tank to determine course offerings, develop programming, and implement ongoing assessment of Learning Communities
  • Coordinate with Department Chairs and the Registrar's Office to schedule Learning Community offerings
  • Collaborate with Enrollment Services to promote Learning Communities for incoming students and to integrate Success Coach Advising and LifeMap Initiatives into Learning Communities
  • Supervise the Learning Communities Special Programs Coordinator and provide leadership for the ACE Mentor Program
  • Coordinate with Student Services to integrate support services into Learning Communities
  • Coordinate the Innovative Teaching and Learning Series and act as a liaison to external consultants as needed
  • Collaborate with faculty to integrate culturally responsive and relevant practices into Learning Communities
  • Provide leadership in the assessment of core student learning outcomes in Learning Communities
  • Coordinate with the Teaching, Learning and Instructional Technology Center to integrate instructional and assessment technology into Learning Communities
  • Coordinate with Institutional Research to collect, analyze and disseminate qualitative and quantitative Learning Community data
  • Coordinate with the Integrated Communications Department to develop internal and external promotional materials
  • Foster the migration of proven Learning Community core pedagogical practices across the curriculum and co-curriculum
  • Act as a liaison with Technology Support Services to ensure that technological support for Learning Communities is provided
  • Collect and analyze data for grant reports and assist with the writing of grant reports and proposals


  • Master's degree required; doctorate preferred
  • Three years prior experience in post-secondary education
  • Teaching experience required, community college teaching experience preferred
  • Successful project management experience
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, computer database, writing and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Experience in learning communities or other high impact practices (i.e. collaborative and community-based learning, diversity and global learning, first year experiences) a plus
  • Background in student development theory and practice 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.

Living in Boston
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Additional Information

Salary Range: $78,000.00-$83,000.00

Effective Date: To Ensure Consideration All Application Materials Must Be Received By March 17, 2016.

Application Instructions

Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications to: Fax transcript files over 2 MB to (617)-228-3328.

Keyword Phrases

  • Humanities & Learning Communities
  • Director of Learning Communities
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Curriculum & Instructional Technology and Design
  • Faculty Development /Affairs
  • Academic Administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter