STEM Coordinator and Case Manager - Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College
Location: Roxbury, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 160964
Location: Roxbury, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Apr 7 2023 Job Description:
Title: STEM Coordinator and Case Manager
Unit: MCCC Day
Reports To: Reports to Director of STEM
Date: 4/2023(REOPENED 7/17/2023)
Roxbury Community College is a comprehensive, urban, student-centered, open-access community college providing higher learning opportunities for all who may benefit. The primary mission of the College is to serve the needs of the Greater Roxbury area and the surrounding Boston metropolitan communities. Roxbury Community College offers quality post-secondary higher education learning opportunities in developmental academic skills, liberal arts, professional studies, health sciences, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), as well as career and transfer programs, workforce development, and private and public sector training. Roxbury Community College grants Associate degrees and certificates, affording its students a solid foundation for college transfer, employment, professional advancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning.
Roxbury Community College is looking to hire a second STEM Coordinator and Case Manager.
The two STEM Coordinator and Case Managers work together on activities and programs in the STEM departments as well as advises students on STEM programing, academics, and course offerings; They assists with new STEM initiatives; works on STEM grants; performs college outreach activities for current and potential STEM students. They report to the Dean of STEM, but work with the STEM department faculty, staff, and laboratory personnel. May also provide direction to work-study students.
Provide information and advice on STEM programs and classes; interviews students to assess needs, interests and requirements; explains the types of courses of study available, ranging from basic skills development to academic programs, and assists students in selecting classes to meet their goals.
Maintains a cohort of STEM students, working with them toward to goal of graduation; develops graduation plan and updates plan with student each semester till they graduate.
Responds to student questions on student services and college offerings. Must maintain fundamental understanding of college procedures and requirements; admissions, deadlines, registration procedures, financial aid processes, transfer options and articulation agreements, etc ? .
Refers students to appropriate college services through direct hand off to a representative. Services include but are not limited to career planning, tutoring, financial aid, business office, accessibility services, student life, honors society, IT, and transfer.
Seeks out and provides services to students in a STEM specific major, including case management and intrusive advising.
Works on new STEM initiatives.
Assist with writing and working on STEM grants.
Maintains a list of participants in STEM activities and events. Create Survey's and update information needed for future Grant submission.
Plan and Coordinate STEM activities, and Recruit students for opportunities, including but not limited to, workshops, speaker talks, debates series, internships, and summer programs.
Works with career services for student support.
Performs a variety of administrative support services; retrieves and maintains data; compiles and prepares statistical reports.
Attends monthly SSA (STEM Starter Academy) grant meetings and other related events wherever appropriate.
Prepares encumbrances to generate Purchase Orders, and submits Authorization to pay forms through the approval of Budget Head or Director.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Good communication/interpersonal skills
Proficient using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Ability to work as part of a team and communicate, but when needed work independently.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
Good time management and ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
A bachelor's degree in a STEM field
A Master's degree from an institutionally accredited college or university.
Experience as an Academic Counselor at a community college
Employees of Roxbury Community College are considered employees of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and receive benefits that include:
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation.
Including but not limited to:
High quality and affordable health insurance through the Commonwealth's Group Insurance Commission (GIC)
Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension or Optional Retirement Program (ORP) and Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan or 403(b).
12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
Tuition Benefit for employees and dependents at state colleges and universities
Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Cell Phone Bill Discounts with Verizon and T-Mobile Cell Phone Carriers
Access to the Commonwealth's Mass4You, employee assistance program
Free employee parking
Public Transportation is available to the College via the MBTA Orange Line Roxbury Crossing Station which is a eight-minute walk to the campus.
Location: Roxbury campus
All offers of employment at Roxbury Community College are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check review. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates and/or all persons who have an employment relationship with RCC, as deemed necessary.
All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
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Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.
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