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Assistant Director Early College CTE Programs

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Categories: Academic Advising/Academic Support

General Description of Position:

Support Early College CTE’s in northeast Indiana, by offering academic and student support services so students have a rigorous college-prep curriculum with the opportunity to earn up to two years of college credit while in high school. One goal is to provide students with the confidence and skills necessary to graduate from both high school and college; the result is making a college education more accessible, affordable, and attractive to northeast Indiana students by offering an early college program which meets high school graduation requirements and offers focused college-credit, culminating in a Certificate (CT), Technical Certificate leading toward a two-year associate degree. Early College CTE’s partnered with ITCC will receive a broad array of professional-level support services, which include college readiness programming, career development, curriculum planning, academic and program-level course offerings, coaching and collaborative staff/faculty development, and access to facilities. The Assistant Director monitors, provide supports, and advising to students and their progress, and facilitates appropriate integration of Early College and Dual Credit activities with those of other Ivy Tech and K-12 collaborative programs.

This is a grant funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon availability of future grant funding. The current grant ends 6/30/2023 and there is no guarantee for employment beyond this date.

Major Responsibilities: • Responsible to plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate Early College CTE’s Program(s) throughout northeast Indiana.
• Responsible to coordinate and provide academic and student support services to Early College CTE students and connect guidance, teachers, administrators, and parents with those accordingly.
• Deliver on-site services promoting Early College programs at assigned CTE’s including, but not limited to, information sessions, admissions, assessment, advising, orientation sessions, dual credit assessment and registration, obtaining transcripts, guidance with financial aid resources, and matriculation/completion, and transfer options.
• Trains high school personnel in College and Early College CTE/HS policies and procedures, including applicable college departments.
• Addresses and resolves concerns for program participants/students, faculty, College departments, and Early College CTE/HS; responds to emails, phone calls, and visitors, to meet student, parent, school, and faculty, and program needs.
• Participate in Early College Events at area CTE’s/HS’s when related to Early College and Dual Credit, or as needed.
• Cultivate relationships throughout northeast Indiana including within the area CTE/HS’s, middle schools and college.
• Develops and delivers large and small group presentations to assigned CTE/HS’s, including student/parent information nights, orientation nights, and community presentations.
• Keep appropriate records. Maintain confidentiality of student records and data.
The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in education, public affairs, social services, or related field, Master’s preferred
Workplace Specialist License a plus
• Experience working in higher education environment and with high school-age youth
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate, implement, and evaluate program(s)
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are required; proficiency in communicating with diverse populations preferred
• Possess analytical reasoning, independent problem solving, and the ability to reach decisions based on student need
• Must possess required knowledge and skills of computers and related software applications for program planning and implementation, including record keeping
• Must be able to administer and interpret assessment results; the ability to process verbal and numeric information accurately and quickly preferred
• The ability to work efficiently and effectively as a team member in a multi-tasking environment under potentially stressful conditions; superior organizational skills
• Good public relations skills and self-motivation required.
• Must be able to travel throughout Northeast Indiana, mobile office environment

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Other Requirements:

Transcript copies required at time of interview. Official transcript required at time of hire.

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment
background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a grant funded position. Continuation of the position is contingent upon availability of future grant funding. The current grant ends 6/30/2023 and there is no guarantee for employment beyond this date.

     

 

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