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Job Number 1911004
Manager, High School Career Programs
Closing Date: 11/22/2019
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Position InformationLocationElgin Campus
Note: Campus Location subject to change based on office availabilityHours40 hours/week as assigned; Generally Monday through Fridays; 8:00am - 5:00pm. Evenings and weekends, as needed.SalaryManager 2/123 ($51,683.00 - $73,834.00)FLSA StatusExemptReports ToDirector, High School Programs Enrollment & PartnershipsCriminal Background CheckPre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

- Reflects the diversity of our community.
- Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
- Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
- Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
- Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.

Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.

For more information, see Profile

Austin Community College District (ACC) is a Hispanic-Serving Institution. ACC's designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution reflects the commitment the college has to supporting our students' educational goals as well as the economic and social well-being of the surrounding communities we serve. ACC currently enrolls approximately 41,500 students each Fall semester, over half of whom are non-white. In fall 2019, ACC's students were 42% White, 38% Latinx, 8% African-American, 6% Asian,

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.General Statement of Job

To manage the career academies, PTech programs, and support services to secondary partners to increase dual credit workforce opportunities for eligible high school students throughout the ACC service area in accordance with ACC policies and procedures. To supervise staff and daily operations of high school career programs.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

- Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
- Manages career programs budget.
- Assists director with development of department goals and mission; analyzes recruitment strategies and initiatives.
- Reviews need for staff training and provides ongoing professional development for coordinators.
- Reviews and assists coordinators with particularly challenging student cases, including managing communications with other CHSR staff, ACC and ISD personnel regarding incidents.
- Manages and monitors the daily operations of high school career academies and PTECH programs; develops and implements policies and procedures to increase student enrollments.
- Develops work plans, goals, and objectives that are focused on providing efficient service and problem resolution to middle and high school partners.
- Coordinates and leads meetings with representatives from middle and high school partners.
- Works with ACC department chairs and deans to appropriately schedule college course sections and coordinate high school facility logistics for dual credit sections.
- Assists with coordination of college faculty orientation, professional development and support for those teaching dual credit students.
- Manages data collection, preparation, and analysis related to high school enrollments and recruitment strategies; Compiles and analyzes data reports for assigned area and providing feedback to director, ISD personnel, and coordinators.
- Creates and implements pre-enrollment services for career academies and PTECH programs.
- Conducts research and analysis of best practices in registration and recruitment, both locally and nationally, for implementation by assigned Coordinators, and presentation at regional/national conferences.
- Works closely with middle and high schools partner to expand opportunities for dual credit in workforce areas, based on local and national best practices in the field.
- Leads department/division-wide committees/initiatives, as assigned.

KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Supervisory principles, practices, and methods. Educational program planning, design, development, coordination, and implementation procedures. Course selection and scheduling processes. Multitasking and meeting varying deadlines and time lines.

SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Maintaining an established work schedule, including occasional evenings and weekends. Effectively communicating though oral and written presentations; Preparing and posting website information. Analyzing complex information and implementing long-range and immediate plans. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including the use of tact and diplomacy. Effectively using organizational and planning skills, including the use of attention to detail and follow-through. Effectively supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority. Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body. Working collaboratively. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Participating in efforts to design, implement, measure and refine programs and services. Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.

Technology Skills

Use a variety of spreadsheet, word-processing, database, and presentation software. Use and creation of reports to assist in enrollment management.

Required Work Experience

- Three years related work experience to include one year of supervisory experience. Completion of the ACC Supervisor Certificate Series Program will satisfy the one year of supervisory experience required for this position.

Preferred Work Experience

Experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing workforce educational programs.

Required Education

- Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education

Master's degree.

Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other

Valid Texas Driver's license and reliable transportation for local ACC service are travel.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds. Travel to middle and high schools in the ACC service area.


- Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.

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- Updated 11-01-2019

ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, wi

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