Higher Ed Liaison for SIF Grant - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Job Description:

As part of a Social Innovation Fund Grant, Bunker Hill Community College is looking for a part time Higher Ed Liaison (18 hours per week) to collaborate with our Boston Coaching for Completion (BosC4C) partnership.  This partnership offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of partners: The Boston Foundation, Boston Private Industry Council, Freedom House, Hyde Square Task Force, Bottom Line, College Bound Dorchester and The Steppingstone Foundation to further campus-wide goals of retention and completion.

In collaboration with our Admissions and Enrollment staff, our new liaison will work with our partner organizations to assist recent Boston Public High School (BPS) graduates navigate the admissions, orientation and registration process to ensure a smooth transition to the College. 


  • Assist Admissions and Enrollment Management with BPS student recruitment initiatives and ensure that BosC4C Success Coaches are invited to relevant recruitment activities of the College. 
  • Assist partner organizations to connect with BPS graduates admitted to the College who are in need of a BosC4C Success Coach. 
  • Assist BPS graduates who not being coached by BosC4C Success Coaches connect with appropriate College resources and personnel.
  • Serve as link between BHCC's Director of Advising and Life Map and the BosC4C Success Coaches; primary goal will be to coordinate the alignment of the BosC4C Success Coaches' activities with College policies and processes in order to support student success.
  • Serve at the main point of contact for functional activities such as facilities requests.
  • Maintain communication with the BosC4C Success Coaches in person, via email, and through regular meetings in order to monitor the Coaches' activities and to ensure alignment of College resources and goals.
  • Participate in onboarding and professional development of new and continuing BosC4C Success Coaches supporting students at BHCC.
  • Explore supporting campus resources and make appropriate referrals; serve as a liaison to other departments and community based agencies.
  • Perform administrative tasks associated with the position, such as the collection, organization and dissemination of statistical data, logs, reports, forms and general correspondence.  Operate a computer and utilize databases, student information systems, word-processing and email; answer student inquiries regarding career coaching related matters via email and telephone. 
  • Assist grant coordinators with data collection and assessment.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required (Master's degree preferred) in Education, Counseling, Psychology or a related field; with three (3) years' experience and/or training involving academic or  career counseling, career/vocational testing/assessment, referrals, employment services or career development transition; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience working with students in a student services/client services or equivalent setting.
  • Proficiency with technology as well as MS Word and Excel required.
  • Excellent, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • Ability to work up to 2 evenings per week (11am ? 7pm) and some Saturdays required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in student information systems preferred.

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
Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America. Twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offer more than 600,000 residents the opportunity to taste, touch, and experience things from all over the world. Neighbors benefit from exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, and a solid network of parks, community centers, and libraries. For more information about Boston go to: http://www.cityofboston.gov/residents.

Additional Information

Hourly Rate: $35.00    18/hrs/wk

                          No Benefits

Application Instructions

Submit Resume and Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications at: http://bhcc.interviewexchange.com
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Fax Large Transcripts over 2 MB to: (617) 228-3328 (Unofficial is acceptable.)
List of three references including names, addresses, telephone, fax and email.
Final candidate will be subject to CORI and SORI checks.

Keyword Phrases

  • Advising & Counseling
  • Higher Ed Liaison for SIF Grant
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Counseling
  • Academic Advising
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter