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Human Resource Services
PPCC.Employment@ppcc.edu
719.502.2600

Assistant Director of Concurrent Enrollment

Apply now Tracking Code: 40101
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Professional/Technical
Salary: $59,000 to $63,000 annual gross

The assistant director will coordinate the instructional partnerships with schools and entities participating in concurrent enrollment and Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT). This individual works collaboratively across all college divisions, including colleagues from instructional services, student services, administrative services, and local area education providers. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed bachelor's degree in education or closely related field.
  • Experience in high school/higher education teaching or administration.
  • Experience in data analysis.
  • Experience in curriculum development and assessment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed master’s degree in education or closely related field.
  • Experience in both high school and community college teaching or administration.
  • Experience in hiring, supervising, and evaluating instructors.
  • Experience creating and implementing collaborative educational partnerships with school districts, higher education, and community members.
  • Experience working with underserved and nontraditional students.
  • Experience with the creation, development, supervision, and assessment of a new or existing multi-faceted project.
  • Experience in event planning and management.
  • Experience working with non-traditional K-12 entities, such as a charter, private, or home school students.

Salary is firm $59,000.00 to $63,000.00 annual gross.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.

Application Instructions:  Application must be submitted online.  Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration.  A complete application will include:

  • Cover letter - Address the minimum and preferred qualifications in the order listed on the job announcement.
  • Resume - Reflect experience, education, knowledge, skills, and abilities.  
  • Unofficial Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred.  Official transcripts are required if hired for the position.  
  • Professional References - Provide names and contact information for three recent professional references who can address your expertise and background for this position.

This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits.  Pikes Peak Community College participates in the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Essential Functions  

  • Administer details of the concurrent enrollment and ASCENT programs.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with area schools for students on PPCC campuses and concurrent enrollment course development onsite at individual secondary schools.
  • Oversee processes involving student agreements, district-wide contracts, instructor contracts, and facility usage agreements. 
  • Work collaboratively across all college divisions and with school representatives to development, implement, and assess concurrent enrollment and ASCENT programs.
  • Advise students regarding academics, assessment and placement, and financial planning.
  • Provide information and referrals to students.
  • Help identify transfer institutions where PPCC programs will transfer smoothly.
  • Provide routine communication with concurrent enrollment and/or ASCENT students.
  • Work with program participants, parents, and schools to address issues related to college success.
  • Educate participants on techniques and strategies to appropriately deal with academic issues, timelines for college enrollment and financial aid, and more.
  • Recommend educational program opportunities, implementation timelines, and financial options to local education providers based on their needs and interests
  • Compile information and prepare reports as requested by the dean, college, area school partners, CCCS, and other state and federal entities in a timely manner.
  • Maintain confidential records according to federal, state, and college regulations.
  • Assist as requested with other programs within the high school programs division including the area vocational program and high school articulation.
  • Communicate with high school counselors, parents, and students about issues relating to grades, attendance, discipline, curriculum, instructors, future courses, and more.
  • Maintain the concurrent enrollment and home school web content on the college’s website.
  • Code students in Banner or student management system.
  • Coordinate third-party billing arrangements with schools and PPCC’s financial services and records in regard to payments, the Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF), and residency issues. 
  • Schedule and conduct student orientations on campuses and registration/orientation sessions at high schools for CE courses.
  • Facilitate discussions between external constituencies and PPCC staff in improving college services.
  • Maintain up-to-date database of CE/ASCENT students.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with CE/ASCENT programs and laws.
  • Check all programs against CCCS concurrent enrollment standards and laws.
  • Provide strong stance and checks on standards of collegiate-level instruction and student expectations, equivalency of evaluation and assessment to on-campus courses, and improper mixing of high school and college students in high school-based classes. 
  • Demonstrate familiarity with career assessments, curriculum development, etc.
  • Provide routine reports student outcomes in subsequent courses, GPA, SAT/ACT scores, and placement scores in relation to student success.
  • Implement and support the policies and procedures of the State Board for Community College and Occupational Education, the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, and PPCC. 
  • Determine with school districts their best opportunities to meet their needs amongst HS Articulation, CE, AVP, AP, IB, and secondary-level options. 
  • Work with CE instructor to ensure CCCS and PPCC policies and procedures are followed.
  • Work with PPCC internal constituents to request course builds, acknowledge potential concerns, and develop contracts/agreements.
  • Ensure that registration and orientations are scheduled at partner schools in a responsive fashion.
  • Recommend and coordinate instruction schedules to meet course requirements.
  • Ensure that off-campus instructors have proper access, training, and are adherent to divisions’ standards.
  • Work with the dean to negotiate details about facilitate usage agreements.
  • Assist school districts in determining whether high school or college instructor will teach, schedules and contact hours, format (traditional HS, traditional college, hybrid, online).
  • Work with divisions to build courses, assign instructor, and find available instructor as requested. 
  • Coordinate the approval process for HS instructors to become instructors.
  • Promote positive relationships with CE instructors, faculty, including being a liaison between department chairs and faculty as needed.
  • Organize current programs at the Lorraine Center, Calhan, Elbert, Elizabeth, Ellicott, Miami-Yoder, and GearUp program at Wasson.
  • Understand the correlation and application of postsecondary credits to high school credits and Carnegie units, Colorado HEAR, test scores, etc.
  • Discuss financial best practices and options, textbooks, and act as a liaison between school and internal contacts.
  • Coordinate with department chairs possible evening/weekend courses at high school locations.
  • Coordinate placement tests of prospective CE students.
  • Establish drop/withdraw dates based on high school schedule.
  • Ensure PPCC/HS instructors are evaluated according to HR policy for instructor evaluations.
  • Create and establish rural formula spreadsheets and invoicing.

General Duties, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Cultural competence and demonstrated evidence, understanding, and commitment to the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the non-traditional K-12 entities including experiences with such entities as charter schools, home schools, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work with personnel in both the K-12 and higher education levels.  
  • Ability to prepare for and conduct meetings.
  • Knowledge of computer applications, including spreadsheets, database programs, and web applications.
  • Will thrive within a team and collegial environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work independently and with flexibility.
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with high school and college personnel, students, other higher education professionals, and community members.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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