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Salt Lake City, UT Full Time Posted by: Salt Lake Community College Posted: Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Job Summary

The Director of SLCC Bridge Programs will lead a team made up of public education and higher education partners in creating a summer bridge program for high school seniors transitioning out of Salt Lake School District and Granite School District. In collaboration with public education colleagues, the Director will work to identify high school senior students needing additional time to graduate, or academic, financial or social support over the summer to strengthen their readiness for college programs.

Please note, this is a temporary position scheduled to end August 30, 2021.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Design and oversee the implementation of a high quality summer program for high school seniors focused on college preparation, enrollment and academic success.

Work with public education leaders to identity and recruit high school seniors.

Hire or contract appropriate faculty and staff to implement summer programming.

Confirm logistical support including financial incentives, academic advising support and transportation.

Manage budgets and fiscal elements of the summer program.

Assess program effectiveness and make improvements on the go and troubleshooting issues as they arise.

Oversee the tracking and reporting of outcomes in relationship to the goals of the program.

Provide support, guidance and supervision of the program to ensure high quality.

Represent SLCC and our summer initiatives in the community and with various stakeholders.

Cultivate partnerships with higher education stakeholders and designated partners or key contacts in the public sector.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will go to candidates who have:

Master's degree or currently in master's program

Familiarity of higher education cultures, college success strategies and access initiatives.

Work experience with higher education, specially community colleges, K-12 partnerships and academic and career readiness.

Minimum Qualifications

Two or more years of related experience demonstrating progressively increasing levels of responsibility.

Experience in project management required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills.

Demonstrate a significant commitment to the mission of helping first gen, underrepresented, and/or minoritized students graduate with educational credentials.

Work well under pressure and function independently with integrity and with minimal supervision.

Be a self-starter with the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and handle potentially stressful situations calmly and appropriately.

Work collaboratively with other professional and support staff, a variety of campus departments and community personnel.

Comfortable with data collection, analysis, and a strong focus on results.

Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Work a flexible schedule which may include mornings, some evenings, and/or weekends

Have well-developed computer skills and be proficient with productivity systems (eg, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Attention to detail, including project follow-through, as well as holding others accountable to follow through with tasks.

Communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, with varying abilities, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds to maintain good working relationships across the College.

Work with a highly diverse group of people, which includes varying academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, representative of community college students, faculty and staff, and inclusive of individuals with disabilities

Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America
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3/2/2021 5:29:48 PM

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