Student Success Coach, Incarcerated Students (Grant-Funded)

 

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For Internal Candidates Only.
Two Positions Available.

 

College Overview

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus campus has abundant parking.

Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, HCCC serves more than 18,000 credit and non-credit students annually. The College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs, including award-winning English as a Second Language, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Fine and Performing Arts. The HCCC Culinary/Hospitality Management program was ranked number six in the U.S. by Best Choice Schools. Over 94% of HCCC Nursing program graduates passed the NCLEX first time out, placing the program’s graduates in the top tier of two- and four-year nursing programs nationwide. In 2017, the Equality of Opportunity Project ranked HCCC in the top 5% of 2,200 U.S. higher education institutions for social mobility. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream as part of its expanding efforts towards continuous improvement in ensuring student success.

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education.

The College has been recognized with numerous national and state awards for excellence in student success programming, diversity and equity, educational innovativeness, facilities design, and communications from the Association of Community College Trustees, American Association of Community Colleges, Association of College and Research Libraries, National College Learning Association, National Council of Teachers of English, College Advertising Awards, New Jersey Business & Industry Association, and others.

Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all its forms.

 

Department / Division Introduction

The Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is an exciting and entrepreneurial office within the College, which offers a wide variety of non-credit classes, courses, seminars and training sessions for the community. These offerings are focused on revitalizing careers, upgrading skills and credentials, growing businesses and pursuing pastimes and passions. Additionally, the HCCC Center for Business & Industry (CBI) is the area leader in developing and delivering educational classes and programs for Hudson County’s businesses, organizations and individuals. Join a winning team focused on serving the educational training needs of the Hudson County business community.

 

Position Summary / Job Description

The Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is an exciting and entrepreneurial office within the College, which offers a wide variety of non-credit classes, courses, seminars and training sessions for the community. These offerings are focused on revitalizing careers, upgrading skills and credentials, growing businesses, and pursuing pastimes and passions. Additionally, the HCCC Center for Business & Industry (CBI) is the area leader in developing and delivering educational classes and programs for Hudson County’s businesses, organizations and individuals. Join a winning team focused on serving the educational training needs of the Hudson County business community.

Reporting directly to the Director of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, the Student Success Coordinator works collaboratively with the Hudson County Department of Housing and Community Reintegration, Hudson County Department of Corrections, academic, workforce and student services departments, students and faculty to successfully implement the Academic and Workforce Pathway Program (AWPP). 

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Understand business sectors in Hudson County and employer needs; able to translate into educational services for incarcerated students.
  • Ensure that training activities are occurring for the participants as outlined in the training proposal.
  • Create training schedules for all programs, track and create reports on all training outcomes, and maintain training records on participants.
  • Communicate effectively with all internal and external program partners to ensure continuous improvement and success of the program.
  • Assist in monitoring/managing the College’s agreement with the Hudson County Department of Housing and Community Reintegration.
  • Attend seminars and meetings to learn new training methods and techniques and use the knowledge to prepare and coordinate future training sessions.
  • Develop information sessions for recruitment to enroll eligible participants for AWPP.
  • Manage the enrollment process for academic and workforce programs.
  • Coordinate the workforce training courses.
  • Become a subject matter expert on College programs, products, processes and operations, and remain up-to-date on industry programs for incarcerated and reentry students.
  • Connect students with academic and non-academic services.
  • Maintain in-house training equipment and inventory, and manage the budget set for training.
  • Ensure compliance with all program requirements.
  • Participate in all aspects of evaluation.
  • Monitor the program budget.
  • Perform other related duties as delegated or assigned by the Director, Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

 

Required / Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum associate degree plus three years of experience in coordinating workforce training activities, preferably working with individuals who were justice-involved or higher education. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Candidate must demonstrate outstanding organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • This position requires some travel throughout the County.
  • Proficiency with various computer software programs including Microsoft Office suite including Excel, and experience with Ellucian (formerly Datatel) Colleague or similar higher education platform preferred.

 

Applications

For full consideration please your send resume, cover letter, salary expectations and a list of three professional references to cewdFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

 

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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