Coordinator, Agriculture Program - SW Mancos Campus
Salary $38,694.00 Annually
Location Mancos, CO
Job Type Administrative, Professional and Technical
Division PCC Southwest
Job Number 200920-1120
Closing 11/27/2020 5:00 PM Mountain
NOTE: **Must be a resident of the State of Colorado or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.
Department/Division Purpose (brief description of main function):
Pueblo Community College Southwest provides educational programs and services to the citizens of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, and San Juan counties in the southwest corner of Colorado.
Modern facilities, up-to-date technology, full service enrollment and academic advising center (Go!Zone), are located at the Mancos campus.
The Durango and Bayfield sites will provide academic and student services through state-of-the-art technology.
Students can enroll in transfer degree options or career and technical pathways to prepare for transfer to four-year colleges or a career in business and industry.
The Academic Support function includes testing, tutoring, and teaching and learning support for students.
Job Summary Statement (brief summary of overall responsibility of position):
All job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement.
This is the foundation of our accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model, which is focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement.
The Open Pathway is unique in that its improvement component, the Quality Initiative, affords institutions the opportunity to pursue improvement projects that meet their current needs and aspirations.
Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job description.
In addition, all job descriptions require the utilization of available technology in the completion of the duties.
The primary purpose for this position is to provide oversight and serve as a liaison/coordinator of the Agricultural Program.
This position will be responsible for developing the Agriculture Program, which is focused on special populations, non-traditional students and students in non-traditional fields.
This position will support and inform stakeholders of Agriculture Program objectives, policies, procedures and outcomes of the projects directed toward the success of students enrolled in the Agriculture Program as well promote effective and efficient communication between PCC Southwest and other PCC campus locations and the community/service area in the Southwest region.
This may include helping to increase student enrollment, diversity and inclusion initiatives/activities, student advising and recruitment.
Necessary Special Requirements: To successfully fulfill the essential functions of the position, the incumbent will be required to travel frequently between campuses/sites and throughout the Southwest region.
The position also requires a flexible work schedule to provide student advising and college events after regular business hours and weekends.
Candidates for this position must be willing to meet these required hours in order to be considered for the position.
Responsible for effective and efficient communication between the department chairs, branch campus department coordinators, and the division dean at the Pueblo campus; and the branch campus Executive Dean and K-12 educational partners in the Southwest service area, ensuring smooth operations between Pueblo and Southwest service areas.
This includes working with the Academic Liaison and the Academic Excellence Administrator on the Pueblo campus to assist in ensuring branch campus coordinators and faculty/instructors have access to program updates, syllabi, etc., to assist in the instructional process.
Working with Regional Academic Director to hire and train part-time instructors.
Responsible for developing and maintaining strong collaborative relationships with community area high schools in the Southwest region to implement and expand agriculture education opportunities in the area.
Assist programs with student advising and recruitment as needed.
Assist academic advising and student services divisions with student advising, enrollment and recruitment.
Coordinates with marketing personnel to assure that accurate information is given to the public, assures that programs have adequate marketing exposure in the areas where classes will be held, on radio, the internet, social media and in the newspapers and throughout communities.
Maintains regularly scheduled office hours for consultation and advisement with students, attend College and Division meetings, assist in minute taking and/or provide other meeting operational support, participate in committees, and other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Academic Dean and /or Branch Campus Dean.
Assist branch campus department coordinators, faculty and department chairs within the Business and Advanced Technology division in developing advisory boards to include academic, employment opportunities and community feedback discussions, ensuring a regular meeting schedule at PCC Southwest.
Represents the college's agriculture programby communicating with the public during PCC Southwest sponsored activities and community events.
Willing to work some evenings and weekends as warranted.
Non-Essential Functions: Other duties as assigned by the Executive Dean
Minimum Qualifications Education:
Licenses or Certificates: None
Experience: Experience in Agriculture field.
Demonstrated teaching experience at the high school or collegiate level
Experience in a position that required the ability to communicate and work as a team with multiple disciplines.
Experience working with culturally diverse populations
Customer Service experience Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge, skill and ability to use and/or learn computer applications to include Microsoft (Word, Excel)
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Preferred Qualifications Education: Master's Degree
Licenses or Certificates: None
Experience: 5 or more years in a agriculture-related field
2 or more years teaching experience either academic and/or lab
Experience with community college recruitment
Experience with Agriculture Education programs
Experience working in or with a K-12 environment
Experience advising students in an academic program
Experience forming and managing advisory boards
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience in a position that required good problem solving skills
Ability to promote teamwork among a variety of individuals.
(you must provide examples in order to be evaluated in this area)
Knowledge of electronic media, social media and experience with marketing and public relations
Location/Region: Mancos, CO (81328)