Senior Special Programs Coordinator-Learning Communities - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

Serving more than 5,000 students per 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 support them in persisting toward degree completion, successfully completing their courses and achieving their academic goals.


Coordinate the learning community peer mentor program (A.C.E. Mentors) including:

  • recruiting, hiring and managing 85-90 peer mentors per year;
  • designing and implementing comprehensive year-long training curriculum on academic achievement, cultural competency and new student engagement;
  • collaborating with faculty to assign mentors and provide training on best practices for integrating peer mentoring into teaching and learning
  • Provide logistical support for the scale up of learning communities
  • Handle day-to-day operations, such as scheduling and management of events, for learning communities
  • Collaborate with Success Coach Advising and Life Map initiatives to integrate ACE mentors into Start Smart Orientation process and student development activities
  • Serve as liaison with student support offices, including the Language Lab, Student Success Program, Tutoring and Academic Support Center and Writing Place
  • Develop and maintain learning community web presence and produce a regular e-newsletter for mentors and learning community faculty
  • Participate in assessment activities and collect and prepare data for internal, state and grant reports


  • Master's degree in higher education, social work, student development or related field
  • Three years of experience on the post-secondary level in student development or teaching;
  • Demonstrated organizational abilities;
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.


  • College level teaching experience
  • Experience working in a community college setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of learning community pedagogy and practice
  • Experience implementing training related to cultural competency and inclusive excellence

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.

Additional Information

Salary Range: $50,785.00 - $57,786.00 Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education & Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Full state Benefits.

Grade: 5, Unit Professional

Review Date:  To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By March 26, 2015.

Application Instructions

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

  • Learning Communities
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Academic Administration
  • Academic Advising
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
  • Volunteer Programs
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
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