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Coordinator of Student Readiness

Categories: Northeast Region 1


Academic Advising and Student Readiness


Cape Cod Community College

Date Posted:

Oct 25 2021 2:44PM

Close Date:

Nov 9 2021

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Director of Academic Advising, the Coordinator of Student Readiness will provide academic advising to a caseload of students and coordinate all aspects of readiness assessment and placement testing at the College. The Coordinator will collaborate with the Director and other advising leadership to conduct a regular audit of Academic Advising and Student Readiness Office practices, assessing equity for students from diverse race, gender, age, religious, and identity backgrounds. The Coordinator will serve as the Commonwealth's High School Equivalency Program Chief Examiner, coordinate office staff and schedules, and ensure compliance with college and statewide policy and procedures pertaining to college-level placement. With a global perspective and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Coordinator of Student Readiness will be an integral part of the student retention and completion team. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.


1. Serve as primary advisor to caseload of no more than 100 students including: conducting academic readiness, career advising, academic improvement, and transfer advising meetings with individual students; conducting proactive outreach to caseload; and, tracking individual meeting and student success data for caseload.
2. Coordinate planning, scheduling and administration of readiness assessments and preparation workshops including academic readiness assessments, high school equivalency, proprietary exams (MTEL, CLEP, etc.), and Math and English refresher workshops.
3. Coordinate Career Planning and Advising programming. This includes assisting Director of Advising in development of Career Advising Protocols; leading professional development activities with Advising Staff in support of the delivery of Career Advising workshops, group, and individual advising sessions; and, collaborating with the Career Counselor and Student Employment staff on the delivery of Career Planning programs (i.e. Internship processes, Student Employment Web services, etc.).
4. Coordinate time/attendance and training of Student Readiness Office staff.
5. Serve as High School Equivalency Chief Examiner including attendance at semi-annual meetings and maintaining open lines of communication with exam publishers and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education staff.

Application Process

Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity to upload required documents: a cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the position and resume (failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification). Please note that finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

Institution Information

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do. For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value. The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.

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Required Qualifications

1. Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution plus five years of experience and/or training that includes academic advising, academic support, college-level teaching, college placement testing, or career counseling, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
2. Demonstrated experience working with college students from diverse race, gender, age, religious, and identity backgrounds.
3. Excellent communication skills. 4. Ability to work as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications