Post Secondary Coordinator

Deadline: 
Friday, May 17, 2019
District/Organization: 
Portland Public Schools
Position Details: 

PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 

POSITION:       Post Secondary Coordinator

 

LOCATION:    Portland High School

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Post Secondary Coordinator works with school administration and the counseling department to develop and oversee post secondary programs at Portland Public Schools.  Coordinator is specifically responsible for Dual Enrollment, Work Based Learning, and the Portland Early College Program (PECP).

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Education, Teaching, Counseling, or related field
  2. A current Michigan teaching license, any subject area, which includes grades 9-12.
  3. Experience as a teacher or counselor in a K-12 or college setting.
  4. Michigan Drivers License
  5. Other qualifications as the Superintendent and Board of Education may find appropriate.
  6. Must have fingerprints scanned electronically and submitted to Michigan State Police prior to hire.

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position works within the counseling department at Portland High School and is directly responsible for ensuring the district meets the needs of students as they make post secondary plans.  Within this position is the direct responsibility for the Portland Early College Program (PECP), Dual Enrollment, and Work Based Learning.

 

  1. Plan and execute all operational aspects of programs including enrollment, scheduling, and student support.
  2. Coordinate with the district, Michigan Department of Education, and other associations to assure compliance with all program reporting guidelines and requirements.
  3. Monitor and report on enrollment and retention, including coordination with district pupil accounting auditor to ensure compliance with standards set forth in the pupil accounting manual.
  4. Develop and implement plans for Post Secondary Partners including local businesses and community colleges.
  5. Provide logistical support and direction to address the needs of the program’s student population.
  6. Present program information to a wide range of program constituents, including high school students, parents, counselors, educational associations, post secondary institutions, business and community partners.
  7. Create and implement a comprehensive marketing and communication plan to increase program visibility and to increase enrollment.
  8. Develop academic program plans for program participants and assure that appropriate courses are offered each semester.
  9. Coordinate with partners to assure that wrap-around support services are available to and accessed by program students.
  10. Provide enrollment counseling, mentorship, and classroom support for students.
  11. Position will require some evening and weekend activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  1. Has a strong attention to detail and is well organized.
  2. Is a self starter and proactive problem solver.
  3. Works well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict; maintaining confidentiality; listening to others; remaining open to others’ ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit.
  4. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to communicate fluently both verbally and in writing. Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to prepare general correspondence.
  5. Ability to understand school policies, rules, and procedures and apply them properly in the context of repetitive and new situations.
  6. Possess basic knowledge of modern office methods, practices, procedures, basic computer word processing applications, e-mail and internet software. Ability to type accurately and proficiently.
  7. Ability to work effectively in a school office setting.
  8. Ability to respond sensitively to common inquiries or complaints.
  9. Ability to multi-task and exercise good judgment while working in a dynamic environment.

 

 

Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.

 

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  

  1. Employment start date:  2019-2020 School Year
  2. Compensation: Based on candidate certification and/or PEA Master Agreement

 

 

SEND:

Send letter of application, resume, copy of transcripts, certificate(s) and credentials to:

 

William Heath

Superintendent

Portland Public Schools

1100 Ionia Rd

Portland, MI 48875

wheath@portlandk12.org

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Until Filled. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by May 17, 2019

 

No person applying for employment at Portland Public Schools shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Email: 
wheath@portlandk12.org
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