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Coast Coordinator
Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland
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Date Posted 07/19/2019
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Salary $61,113-$67,224/Annually -  
Employment Type Full Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Title

Coast Coordinator

Position Type



Recruitment and Admissions



Union/Non Union


Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Hiring Salary Range


Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Using an intrusive case management approach, COAST Coordinators facilitate recruitment efforts and coordinate programs and service delivery to eligible Dual Enrollment students within Prince George’s County Public Schools. Through various modalities and with the use of technology, coordinators provide guided assistance and direct counsel to students and their families on every aspect of the college enrichment process from career exploration and development, scholarship and financial aid, placement and standardized testing, and the application and enrollment process in collaboration with pertinent offices from initial contact to registration for classes. Regular assessment will be required to measure the overall impact of the service on student success.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Associates degree in student personnel services, higher education administration, a social science or related field or equivalent formal training in related field.
  2. Combination of education and related experience for a total of six years.
  3. Experience making small group presentations.
  4. Experience providing direct service to a diverse population including disadvantaged students and/or students with disabilities.
  5. Experience training and coordinating efforts with faculty and staff for programming and planning activities or services.
  6. Bachelor’s degree preferred.


CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  1. Facilitates marketing and recruitment efforts to obtain and retain program participants.
  2. Facilitates on-going academic and student support using a case management approach to high school students, parents and teachers at two designated PGCPS high schools.
  3. Develops active, collaborative, effective working relationships and programs with PGCPS, community, parent and college personnel who are critical to student success.
  4. Obtains on-going data collection to initiate, discuss, implement and assess timely strategies to improve student success for targeted high school students.
  5. Maintains current academic information about college opportunities, especially information regarding strategic partnership institutions (e.g. Salisbury, Howard, Morgan, Bowie, etc.) certificate, degree, transfer programs, services and resources.
  6. Works with the team of COAST coordinators to disseminate timely information through the creation and updated management of a student and parent/teacher blog site and related social media platforms.
  7. Regularly attends Parent Teacher and community engagement opportunities related to designated high schools to market, recruit and disseminate academic and career readiness information.
  8. Assists with recruiting students into the Concurrent and Dual Enrollment Programs at PGCC.
  9. Travel extensively within Prince George’s County between COAST assigned school and other relevant areas for student recruitment purposes, including college recruitment events.
  10. Assist with the coordination and respond to inquiries of all kinds related to the following programs: Open Houses (Starter Saturdays); High School Testing and Advising Program;
  11. Maintains an active liaison relationship with PGCC academic advising, academic departments and divisions, coordinating PGCC and PGCPS academic calendars to accommodate monthly contact with
    advising and career supervision, professional development personnel.
  12. Assist PGCC campus advising, career services, and/or enrollment services on PGCPS closings and during the months of June, July and August with new student advising, and enrollment initiatives such
    as open house programs, tele-counseling, special mailings, college fairs, high school/community visitation programs, and other functions as needed.
  13. Provide support to PGCPS/COAST students through involvement in meaningful and appropriate activities designed to develop cultural, social, educational and vocational experiences.
  14. Present college admission requirements, registration requirements, placement score interpretation, transfer student requirements, alternate instructional formats (online), and campus resources and services information in both one on one and presentation/group format.
  15. Work closely Admissions and Records, Academic Advising, Financial Aid, and Student Testing to remove impediments and facilitate student matriculation.
  16. Interpret and accurately communicate college policies and procedures for students, faculty, and staff.
  17. Be proficient in the use of computer technology to support department activities, e.g. Colleague, selected Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), social media engagement
    and other related software.
  18. Keep college staff abreast of issues affecting prospective students from Prince George’s County and all currently enrolled students at the college.
  19. Assist students with Owl Link during peak registration events and provide direction for all enrollment activities.
  20. Attend staff meetings and staff training activities.
  21. Assist and support the Office of Recruitment with college-wide enrollment initiatives such as open house programs, tele-counseling, special mailings, college fairs, high school/community visitation
    programs, and other functions as needed (e.g. off campus evening and weekend programs).
  22. Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of COAST, Program Director of Owl Success Track and/or the Dean of Enrollment Services.
  23. Maintains accurate student records.
  24. Performs related work as required.

Job Requirements

  1. Must have the ability and flexibility to work between the hours of 7 am-5 pm, Monday – Friday with the possibility of evening and weekend hours to accommodate outreach, enrollment, and recruitment of program participants. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Must be flexible with respect to work schedule and site location.
  3. Additional hours will be required during peak registration time. No annual leave granted in January and August.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  5. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

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Open Date


Close Date


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

This announcement is to fill three vacancies.

*Please mention to employers when applying for this job*
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