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Human Resource Services

Coordinator of Promise Scholars Programs

Apply now Tracking Code: 40445
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Professional/Technical
Salary: $50,000 to $58,000 annual gross

The Coordinator of Promise Scholars Programs manages coaching, onboarding, and assessment for the scholarship and student support for the Promise Scholars Program. The Coordinator oversees training of staff, student caseload management, and internal processes that support the success of the Promise Scholars Program team and students within the Program. The Coordinator will also assist the Associate Vice President of Academic Resources and other institutional leaders in the administration of policies related to the Promise Scholars Program.

Reports to:  Associate Vice President of Academic Resources

The college offers the possibility for alternative work arrangements such as flexplace, remote work, or flextime scheduling upon completion of training and department needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Three years of professional level experience in post-secondary/higher education academic coaching, advising, academic counseling, student life, student retention or other student support services.
  • Public speaking and presentation experience.
  • Experience working and communicating effectively with diverse populations.

Professional level experience is defined by the Colorado Division of Human Resources: A position that involves the exercise of discretion, analytical skill, judgment, personal accountability, and responsibility for creating, developing, integrating, applying, or sharing an organized body of knowledge.  Colorado revised statute (C.R.S. 24-50-135(1) allows colleges to exempt positions from the State Personnel Classified System that are determined to be professional level work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in post-secondary student affairs and higher education; post-secondary leadership; organizational management; psychology; public administration; student personnel administration; or closely related field.
  • Four or more years of experience in higher education working directly with diverse student populations.
  • Five years of experience in community college/university coaching or academic advising programs.
  • Experience developing and implementing workshops, presentations, panels, special events as student success initiatives.
  • Experience using EAB Navigate or other student records system.

Salary range is firm $50,000.00 to $58,000.00 annual gross.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on December 14, 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 State College participates in the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.

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

Essential Functions 

Promise Scholars Program Coordination

  • Coordinates the implementation, development, and delivery of the success coaching model for the Promise Scholars Program:
  • Directly supervise and mentor a team of Program Success Coaches and their respective student engagement protocols
  • Develop a relevant and effective onboarding and training for all Program success coaches
  • Hold regular team and individual meetings with direct reports and with institutional leadership
  • Conduct annual evaluations of staff
  • Manage and report on the Program operational budget
  • Serve on the Academic Resources Leadership Team
  • Identify and coordinate professional development opportunities for direct reports
  • Maintain the Promise Scholars Program data-dashboard as well as all other required and/or requested reports
  • Plan, facilitate, and deliver institution wide programming, including campus activities, workshops, seminars, and orientations that support the Program
  • Prepare and present reports to partner institutions, institutional leadership, and funders when required
  • Market program specifics and benefits to internal and external institutional stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with institutional partners like Advising & Testing, Enrollment Services, and Career Services as well as with the other departments and divisions within the institution
  • Represent PPSC on the Colorado Community College System Success Coaching Functional Group
  • Maintain the Promise Scholars Program webpages
  • Serve when requested on institutional and community committees concerned with institutional success and the specific success of the Promise Scholars Program initiative
  • Assist the Associate Vice President of Academic Resources with personnel matters, departmental and employee training and assessment, change management, and goal implementation
  • Develop and maintain a workable schedule for all full and part-time direct reports to meet the demands of the academic year, special events, staff meetings, and student needs
  • Oversee day to day workload assignments, monitoring and approving leave, directing, controlling, planning and organizing the work activities of the Program success coaching team.
  • Coordinate with partner departments and institutions to achieve program recruitment and retention goals

Student Caseload Management

  • Assist students in developing self-advocacy skills, communication skills, and other important skill sets key to student success
  • Asist students with planning for and participation in functional objectives
  • Meet as required and as needed with students to maintain functional and supportive relationships
  • Utilize EAB Navigate as the coaching student record system to track information and maintain accurate and appropriate records of interactions with students
  • Support the Program success coaching team with student meetings and coaching sessions as requested and needed

Academic Resources Division Support

  • Facilitate informational workshops and classroom presentations as requested and needed
  • Acting as a resource for Academic Resources Division events and activities.
  • Assisting the Associate Vice President with departmental assessment and the development and implementation of an effective assessment plan leading to the improvement of services, student satisfaction, training, and communication.

 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.
  • Knowledge of career development theory and career assessment resources, including understanding of impact of technology on practice.
  • Knowledge of current labor market trends and information resources.
  • Knowledge of academic advising procedures and college’s instructional programs.
  • Knowledge of current job-search trends, tools (traditional and technology-based), and resources.
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills, including ability to make professional presentations to large groups.
  • Ability to prepare effective written communications, utilizing correct grammar and spelling.
  • Solid general computer skills, including email and internet use.
  • Ability to develop practical plans of action based upon career-counseling process.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of constituents, including students, faculty, staff, and community members/organizations.
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak State 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 State 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 State College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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