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Career Connected Learning Coordinator of Experiential Learning (Grant-funded)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: El Centro
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)

Working Title

Career and Connected Learning Coordinators

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$53,000 - $84,800 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

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THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION. Grant-specific requirements and qualifications are: Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of experience in program administration in higher education; experience coordinating, leading large workgroups and projects that impact a significant portion of an organization. Knowledgeable in data tracking and attendance of students served for grant management and reporting.

Position Summary

Dallas College is seeking an experienced, highly collaborative leader who is excited to take on a new and innovative role. The Career Connected Learning Coordinator of Experiential Learning reports to the Director of Experiential Learning and:

1. Coordinates work-based learning activities and recruitment within Dallas College with equity.

2. Is responsible for job placement with employers in addition to oversight of experiential learning activities

3. Leverage institutional resources and existing programs to achieve a win-win for employer, employee, and the local economy.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

· Knowledge of the purpose of community colleges and the vision of Dallas College

· Ability to identify and address opportunities and challenges that arise as a result of Dallas College’s current transition

· Experience working with workforce development programs

· Experience with local, state and federal workforce programs

· Ability to analyze multi-layered problems and propose solutions

· Knowledge of best practices/trends in the development and coordination of experiential learning activities

· Demonstrated knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion and a demonstrated commitment to the promotion of diversity

· Knowledge of compliance with pertinent state and federal laws and regulations

· Knowledge of current research and policy recommendations as well as state and national initiatives designed to enhance student career connected learning

· Experience in strategic planning, assessment of program(s) effectiveness, and development of guidelines to improve the educational and career outcomes for students

· Experience deploying data-informed and results oriented programs and supports

· Employ data-informed decision making and use predictive analytics

Physical Requirements

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

· Bachelor’s degree required
· Three (3) years of related work experience.
· Work hours may extend beyond the regular, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. workday, including weekends to provide student and employer support

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Assist with the development and implementation of the comprehensive industry engagement plan.

· Work directly with the Schools of to ensure consistent industry engagement activities throughout the Dallas College

· Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure policy is adhered to in the development of industry partnership engagement activities

· Coordinate and implement programs with industry partners and the Schools of to develop project-based learning activities, which incorporate workplace learning skills and core competencies

· Case manages database system to track and monitor Dallas College industry partnership engagement activities

· Coordinate career development of students in career pathways through developing extended learning opportunities focused on employability skills

· Support campus workplace learning by identifying internships, job shadowing, service learning, and other work-based learning programs offered that relate to worksite learning opportunities for enrolled Dallas College students

· Compile reports referencing data collection of program metrics, and campus reports via implementation of reporting systems for internal and external stakeholders

· Build strong relationships, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders

· Collaborate with high school staff, and college administrative personnel in support of experiental learning guidelines and expectations

· Conduct trainings throughout Dallas College and in the community at large

· Work in partnership with campuses to support and strategically increase industry partner engagement using proven ability to research, analyze, and monitor trends to increase experiential learning experiences for students

· Develop, arrange and/or conduct orientation and training opportunities for enrolled students

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

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