- Prince George's Community College
- Location: Largo, Maryland
- Category: Admin-Other Administrative Positions
- Posting Date: 05/10/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Position TitleAssistant Director
DepartmentTeaching Learning and Student Success School
Union/Non UnionNon Union
Full Time or Part TimeFull Time
Hiring Salary Range$69,128 to $76,040, Annually
Regular or TemporaryRegular
Job Description Summary
Responsible for providing highly visible and energetic advocacy, troubleshooting, and customer service for faculty, staff, students, and the general public within a wide range of functions encompassing operational supervision of credit and continuing education classes, student services, facilities management, safety, and security. To manage programs of academic, transfer, and career advising services at the University Town Center for new and returning credit and continuing education students, for transfer articulation advisement. Mentor, advise, instruct, and counsel students and faculty in college policies and procedures. Provide total administrative support for faculty, including classrooms, office space, facilities operations, keys, parking, audiovisual equipment, copiers, and supplies.
- Master’s degree. Five years of full or part-time experience in higher education, ideally with experience in both the instructional, student services areas. student personnel, education, psychology, human resources, or related field.
- A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
- Two years of full-time experience in the professional area.
- Experience in counseling, psychology, or related field with an adult population.
- Supervised personnel and managed program directly related to the professional area for at least two years.
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.
- Actively participate in local, regional, and national professional activities, organizations, and encourage such participation by departmental personnel.
- Assists the Director with various tasks as they arise.
- Attend meetings and training sessions.
- Be knowledgeable about credentialing, licensure, and legal requirements to assure compliance in the delivery of academic, transfer, and career advising services.
- Communicates repair and maintenance requests.
- Covers duties and maintains a high standard of student and faculty services in the absence of staff.
- Maintain a congenial working relationship with Atlantic Parking; manages employee parking procedures and updates materials; assigns faculty parking garage key cards and hangtags.
- Maintain a congenial working relationship with the University Town Center building management.
- Manage advising and coordinates efforts with other academic and student services administrators.
- Manage all of the advising services annual operating budgets and grant funds.
- Manage and supervise staff efforts in the collection and dissemination of information to support student recruitment and retention activities, including liaisons with academic and student services departments, articulation with area colleges and universities, and collaboration among other community colleges.
- Manage efforts that utilize a wide range of software and computer systems to track and analyze student progression and retention.
- Manage programming that guides students regarding career decisions, degree plans, and transfer opportunities.
- Manage programming that identifies skill gaps and advises students on relevant workforce programs and to meet their needs.
- Manage programs of academic, transfer, and career advising for new and returning students, which includes pre-admission advisement, placement testing interpretation, educational planning and goal development, and advisement programs for special student populations for credit and noncredit.
- Manage student retention data efforts that lead to taking appropriate action to promote student success, including case management for students.
- Manage and coordinate the center facilities and security
- Oversee information for the website with coordinator (s) and the Director.
- Oversee the development and delivery of assessment of training and orientation programs for full-time, part-time, and on-call personnel delivering departmental programs and services.
- Oversees student evaluations of faculty and maintain completion records.
- Proofs and verifies semester room assignments, and assigns classrooms, computer labs, and smart classroom rooms.
- Provide for continuous assessment of resources, programs, and services.
- Provide leadership in the departmental planning process to formulate annual operating objectives, budget and participate in the planning process for the area and divisional goals and objectives in Student Affairs and Teaching Learning and Student Success.
- Coordinate with the System Engineering (IT staff) to include training for the operation of audiovisual, computer, and copier equipment for students and faculty.
- Recruit and make recommendations for hiring new full, part-time, and on-call personnel in the department to the Director according to the college’s Affirmative Action Plan.
- Report faculty absences; documents incident to Director; takes roll; conveys faculty class instructions to students in their absence.
- Supervise staff and interns and exercise personnel actions procedures as necessary.
- Troubleshoots daily problems; coordinate emergency responses; reports incidents and accidents; and recommends changes.
- Work closely with all departments to ensure the effective delivery of courses and services.
- Must be available to work Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
- 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.
Is Background Check Required?Yes
Open Until FilledNo
Background Check Statement
A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.