Detailed Job Description
The Coordinator, Career Pathways is responsible for the development of clear and viable career pathways to post-graduation success for all secondary public school students. Responsible for coordinating career pathways articulation and postsecondary transition functions by working closely with organizational units responsible for career and workforce education, articulation, student services, curriculum development, business linkages, and tracking and evaluation.
Essential Job Functions
1. Coordinates the articulation of career & technical education career pathways between high schools' district and Valencia College’s programs.
2. Provides leadership to the Career Pathways consortium by organizing and chairing service areas’ articulation committee meetings.
3. Manages the award of articulated college credits for career pathways high school students transitioning to the college.
4. Develops and maintains an up-to-date record of the programs of study according to required template specifications.
5. Supervises staff to facilitate data collection and records management.
6. Coordinates the involvement of the postsecondary representatives in all program activities.
7. Works closely with College Transition staff to coordinate postsecondary transition activities for high school career pathways students.
8. Works closely with the Resource Development office to obtain funding from internal and external sources.
9. Works closely with the college departments to coordinate print materials, recruitment letters, and website development for career pathways.
10. Manages the career pathways budget, including any sub-recipient monitoring to support the activities of the consortium.
11. Provides both formative and summative evaluation reports of the program annually and when needed.
12. Coordinates staff development activities to include integration of academic and technical curriculum.
13. Presents at state and/or national conferences when necessary.
14. Work closely with college and public schools career program advisors and counselors/advisors to track and place students in the related degree programs at Valencia.
15. Provides Career Pathways information on programs and processes to inform and promote Career Pathways to students, faculty, counselors/advisors, and staff.
16. Serves as the point of contact for developing and modifying program of study, assessment, and award of credits for Career Pathways.
17. Participates in college, state, regional, and national professional development activities and meetings to enhance effectiveness of Career Pathways programs and opportunities.
18. Other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor's degree (required) from a regionally accredited institution; Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution (preferred) in career related programs, education, curriculum and instruction, or student services.
2. Work or teaching experience in a career and technical education field at the community college or high school level or with administration, faculty and student services staff.
3. Experience in coordinating programs and services.
4. Experience working with data to support decision-making.
5. Strong written and oral communications skills.
6. A demonstrated commitment to diversity.
7. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge Skills Abilities
Knowledge of career & workforce education programs and services.
2. Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally, orally, and in writing.
3. Ability to collaborate with other departments in order to resolve issues to full resolution.
4. Skill in the use of personal computers and knowledge of Microsoft computer software applications.
5. Ability to cultivate partnerships with consortium partners.
6. Ability to work independently, initiate, develop, and implement programs.
7. Understanding of how data analysis and reporting informs decision-making.
8. Knowledge of alignment of assessments and program competencies.
9. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
$36,829 - $46,729 per year
Equal Employment and Preference-Eligibility
Valencia College provides equal opportunity for equal opportunity for employment and educational services to all individuals as it relates to admission to the College or to programs, any aid, benefit, or service to students or wages and other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other factor prohibited under applicable federal, state, and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations.
Valencia College extends preference in employment for eligible veterans in accordance to Florida State Statute 295.07.
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