FT Career and Technical Education (CTE) Transition Coach
Job Title: FT Career and Technical Education (CTE) Transition Coach
Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary Range: $39,746 to $54,073
FLSA Status: Exempt
The CTE Transition Coach provides high-quality enrollment support and coaching designed to meet the needs of career and technical education students entering or returning to the College. The primary outcome is active engagement and proper coaching of applicants to promote academic enrollment and success and to address barriers to enrollment until registration and course schedule are completed and payment is secured. The CTE Transition Coach refers students to the appropriate resources and services, providing direction about admissions, registration, payment, advising, financial aid, career services, online course access/navigation, course attendance/performance, and other important information. There may be occasional weekends and/or evening hours as well as travel to other sites. This person reports directly to the Executive Director of Enrollment.
Position is contingent upon grant funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Identify new students who have graduated from a secondary career and technical center and proceed with the appropriate onboarding process.
- Provide direction on institutional benchmarks for onboarding, such as New Student Orientation and Advising Session and New Student Convocation.
- Proactively coach the students to navigate their career and technical education pathway.
- Encourage and support students enrolling in programs leading to occupations nontraditional to their gender.
- Engage students in a supportive relationship that leads to graduation and/or industry-recognized credential.
- Serve as a liaison between students and their success/retention team members (i.e. academic advisor, counselor, learning specialist, career specialist, etc.)
- Ensure any articulated credits earned at the secondary level are transferred into a career and technical education program.
- Review prior learning opportunity options with students that have previous college, technical, military or work/life experiences that could result in transfer credits.
- Instruct students on how to navigate the LCCC student portal and identify important links such as course view, financial aid, finance, degree works, and scholarships, among others.
- Provide a comprehensive overview of online classes including how they are accessed and the resources available to meet with success.
- Maintain records on assisting CTE students.
- Other Perkins grant duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History, Act 114 FBI Clearance Fingerprinting)
- Excellent written and oral communication skills needed,
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Must be self-directed, well-organized, person oriented, responsible and flexible.
- An understanding and commitment to continuing education and the role of the community college mission.
- Must possess a high level of the following work skills and behaviors: teamwork/cooperation, initiative, customer service, and commitment to continuous professional growth in skills and knowledge.
- Bilingual (Spanish)
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.