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College Transitions Coach

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College Transitions Coach, Student Development


Student Development

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Job Summary

The College Transitions Coach position is responsible for creating a seamless educational pathway to CLC and providing a support structure for high school students to ensure college completion. This position fosters early collegiate connections with 9th – 12th grade high school students in Lake County. 
The program will promote academic preparedness, provide clear academic pathways, provide academic program advising, financial aid support, create individualized coaching plans, provide testing support, and partner with high school counselors on career exploration and college preparation plans throughout the entire educational pathway to enrollment at the College of Lake County. This position will primarily be housed at the partner high school and supervised by Assistant Director, Student Development.

CLC offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits that currently includes BlueCross/BlueShield of Illinois health, Delta dental and Superior vision insurance plans, tuition support for employees and qualified family members, three retirement plans, disability, group and supplemental life insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending account plans, a four-day work week in the summer (Fridays off!), generous vacation, sick and personal time off and 13 paid holidays each year.

Required Qualification

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.

Bilingual – Spanish and English.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience advising, counseling or coaching students and/or recruitment or financial aid in a high school or college environment.

Valid driver’s license.

Ability to work flexible hours as needed.

Ability to plan and prioritize work requirements and demonstrate independent decision making capabilities.

High level of interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Experience in developing presentations and workshops. Possess the knowledge, principles and practices of academic and career development.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Experience with databases or CRM management.

Proven ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualifications

Masters Degree.

Experience and appreciation with working with first generation and low resourced communities.

Knowledge and experience with programming initiatives and support services related to diversity, inclusion and student development theory.

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40 Hours per week (Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm)

Hours are subject to change due to the needs of the department. Some evening and weekend work required.

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

For more info

Full-time teaching positions at College of Lake County. 
CLC Faculty Postions.pdf

Adjunct  teaching positions at College of Lake County. 47 Adjunct Positions (excel file)

Illinois State University

Sponsored Project, Program Associate Coordinator of Student Support Services

Position Summary:

The purpose of the position of Coordinator of the TRiO/Student Support Services (SSS) program is to provide administrative and programmatic leadership for TRiO/SSS and to serve as a member of the leadership team for University College. The Coordinator works with the University College leadership team and employees of TRiO/SSS to determine, establish, and implement goals and strategic plans for TRiO/SSS. The Coordinator hires (in cooperation with the University College Director and Associate Director) and supervises employees in TRiO/SSS. The Coordinator works with multiple external campus constituencies in achieving these objectives. The Coordinator is at a comparable administrative level as (and must work cooperatively with) the other Academic Coordinators in University College.

Required Qualifications

1. Master's Degree (preferred in Education, College Student Personnel or related field).

2. Two years related experience in educational administration or TRiO grant programs with particular knowledge of the needs of disadvantaged students.

3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Application Process:

Initial review of applications will begin February 9th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted no later than February 8th, 2019 to assure full consideration. To assure full consideration, an application along with a resume/curriculum vita, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and cover letter must be submitted online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs.



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