GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE ē E 4946 Jackson Road Ironwood MI 49938 ē P: 800.682.5910   

Staff Employment

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT

The Director of Student Outreach and Engagement will provide college-wide leadership and direction for all student outreach and engagement programming and services support for student achievement of goals and retention. The director will supervise the ACES Center. In addition, this position coordinates the collegeís academic advising, Honors program, and supplemental instruction efforts. This position reports to the Dean of Students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and annually renew a long-range plan for a comprehensive learning support system that includes intake assessment, orientation, tutoring, and the ACES learning support center.
  • Coordinate the ORI 100, ďThe College ExperienceĒ, courses and instruct topics within the courses.
  • Manage the collegeís academic advising model and serve as an academic advisor.
  • Coordinate the Honors Program.
  • Manage the collegeís developmental program, including coordination of supplemental instruction and the college tutor program. This may include instructing selected developmental level academic courses.
  • Initiate and coordinate student engagement programming on campus.
  • Serve as collegeís Retention Committee chairperson and serve on the Developmental Education committee.
  • Maintain vital relationships with the Dean of Instruction, faculty, and Division Chairpersons.
  • Develop annual evaluation processes for all outreach and engagement programming.
  • Develop and maintains an accurate record system of those students utilizing services through the ACES Center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Recommended Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Qualifications:

  • Broad-based working knowledge of both academic and technical subject areas. The successful candidate should have college-level instructional experience.
  • Must have documented experience in student support services and retention process.
  • Knowledge of collegiate developmental education methods.
  • Experience in collegiate student engagement practices.
  • Knowledge of assessment tools and methods.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with students at all levels.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with college administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate effective computer skills for data collection and reporting.

Experience Recommended:

  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience is recommended at high school and/or collegiate level.
  • Experience in developing and instructing developmental level course work.
  • Experience and understanding of academic advising processes and procedures. This experience should be within a collegiate environment.
  • A working knowledge of college-level supplemental education.
  • Experience managing and organizing student engagement programs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree in education or student services, Masterís preferred.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use a computer; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. This position requires some day travel and some overnight trips. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position does require some evening hours.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • two letters of recommendation that include current contact information
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324
ashleyp@gogebic.edu


ASSISTANT REGISTRAR/TRANSFER COORDINATOR

The Assistant Registrar/Transfer Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the transfer process for students transferring into and out of Gogebic Community College. This position performs transfer course equivalencies, reviews program guides, and is the collegeís key contact for transfer and articulation agreements. Also, this position serves as a Student Services mentor/advisor, the Veteranís Certifying Official, and maintains the computerized Advising Module. The Assistant Registrar/Transfer Coordinator reports to the Dean of Students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review program guides for colleges and universities that have transfer agreements with Gogebic Community College.
  • Coordinate and implement formal articulation agreements with intermediate school districts, colleges, and universities.
  • Work with transfer offices at colleges and universities on course equivalencies.
  • Advise students who are transferring to colleges and universities.
  • Act as a Student Services mentor, which includes academic advising.
  • Serve on the Curriculum Committee.
  • Act as the contact person at Gogebic for students who have transferred and are encountering difficulties with transferring.
  • Collect and disseminate transfer information to academic advisors.
  • Evaluate incoming transcripts, as well as requests for prior work experience learning.
  • Manage the Michigan Transfer Agreement process.
  • Collaborate with Gogebic faculty members who are developing new courses to ensure transferability to colleges and universities.
  • Perform public presentations at high schools and various recruiting events such as college and career fairs.
  • Maintain transfer information on the college website.
  • Act as the Veteranís Certifying Official.
  • Assist with the degree audit function.
  • Maintain the Jenzabar advising module.

Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing, experience with presentations.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with various constituencies.
  • Excellent computer skills; this position requires a high degree of proficiency with Jenzabar; will train qualified applicant on this specific software.
  • Work independently with an excellent level of accuracy and detail.
  • Multi-task many functions.
  • Use good, independent judgment in handling sensitive and difficult situations.

Other:

  • Participate in campus activities related to student success and retention.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelorís degree, Masterís preferred.
  • A minimum of three yearsí experience in college student services, performing related tasks in a college setting.
  • Valid driverís license.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use a computer; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. This position requires some day travel and some overnight travel. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position does require some evening hours.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • two letters of recommendation that include current contact information
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324
ashleyp@gogebic.edu


DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY/LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER

Gogebic Community College seeks candidates for its Director of Library/Learning Resource Center who has a compelling vision of the future of Gogebic Community Collegeís Learning Resources. The successful candidates will offer strong leadership skills, library administrative experience, and strong communication skills. This position reports to the Dean of Instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads and manages the Collegeís Learning Resources programs and services, develops policies to guide operations, and promotes continuous improvement within the context of the Collegeís strategic initiatives in order to further the Collegeís mission and vision.
  • Advocates for Collegeís Learning Resources initiatives, services and partnerships by developing strong relationships with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community organizations.
  • Supervises the work of library staff (work study, assistant) in a collegial work environment that encourages change and innovation.
  • Prepares and manages the library budget by analyzing research needs of students and faculty to support learning and scholarship within a changing academic library landscape; manages resources necessary for library operations in coordination with administration.
  • Leads library staff in originating and implementing the libraryís vision; oversees and leads strategic and short-term planning to align with and advance the Collegeís strategic initiatives.
  • Represents the library internally and externally; participates in College curricular committees; leads and encourages active participation in campus, professional, and community organizations.
  • Collects and analyzes data on usage of library and building resources, classroom instruction sessions, reference interactions, and user satisfaction for effective and responsive decision making.
  • Use the latest technologies including social media technologies in order to connect with students, faculty, staff, and community to better advance the vision of the library resource center.
  • Instruction of Freshman Orientation courses, sections of courses, and/or topics.
  • Successful project management experience.
  • Expertise in Microsoft suite tools (Word and Excel).

Other

  • Participate in campus activities and serve on college committees.
  • Ability and willingness to provide quality customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masterís degree in Library/Information Science.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of previous supervisory/department management experience.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of emerging library and information technologies and trends in higher education as they affect library services.
  • Experience in library operations in an academic setting.
  • Knowledge of resource sharing systems.
  • Professional knowledge of college curriculum development.
  • Experience with budget development and management.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Effective leadership and management skills.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use a computer; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. This position requires some day travel by automobile and some overnight trips. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position does require some evening hours.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • two letters of recommendation that include current contact information
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324
ashleyp@gogebic.edu


ALLIED HEALTH COORDINATOR

Gogebic Community College seeks candidates for its Allied Health Coordinator who is a dynamic individual with strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and must have the ability to multi-task. The successful candidate will offer attention to detail, accuracy, and clear communication. The successful candidate will serve students, faculty, staff, and work with partners in the community. This position reports to the Allied Health Director and the Dean of Students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities require both advising and coordination, described below.

Advising

  • Mentor and advise incoming Emergency Medical Service, Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, and Phase One Nursing Students. This includes developing degree plans, refer students seeking career advice or needing counseling, and advising those seeking to transfer to RN to BSN programs.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student records according to the guidelines established under FERPA.
  • Determine LPN applicants eligibility for admission to the program through transcript analysis and GPA calculations for LPN students on and off campus and explain to students their clearance to or exemption from the program.
  • Present at recruitment events like HOSA, college fairs, counselor day, and health career day.
  • Organize and advertise the health career days.

Coordination

  • Develop, coordinate, implement, and maintain clinical affiliation agreements.
  • Coordinate clinical schedule with facilities, other educational institutions, and Allied Health Programs.
  • Work with clinical sites to organize and set up orientation days each semester.
  • Facilitate development of new health care career programs.
  • Coordinate Regional Testing Center for Nurse Aides.
  • Verify student compliance with immunization requirements mandated by clinical facilities.
  • Manage data bases and student records.
  • Assist with nursing lab skill days.
  • Assist with accreditation documentation.
  • Assist with resource/meeting days as assigned.
  • State Testing for CNA testing site.
  • Attend clinical meetings at various sites.
  • Must have a valid driverís license and be willing to travel. Occasional overnight trips.

Other

  • Must uphold the Community College mission and understand the value of Associate Degree Nursing program.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite tools (Word, Excel).
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as with individuals.
  • Ability to work under pressure, balance competing demands, and set priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Recordkeeping techniques.
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality.
  • Interpersonal techniques using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Public relations techniques.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise initiative.
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Participate in campus activities and serve on college committees.
  • Ability and willingness to provide quality customer service.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelorís Degree in Nursing required, Masterís preferred.
  • Valid state driverís license.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use a computer; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. This position requires some day travel by automobile and some overnight trips. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position does require some evening hours.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • two letters of recommendation that include current contact information
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324
ashleyp@gogebic.edu


MARKETING COORDINATOR

The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for executing marketing strategies; assists to build a better understanding of- and support for- programs and services within the College and the greater community. The Marketing Coordinator establishes communications programs to enhance the College's image, increase enrollment, and build support for College programs and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implements marketing and advertising campaigns by assembling and analyzing enrollment forecasts; assist with the preparation of marketing and advertising strategies, plans, and objectives.
  • Tracks marketing efforts and costs by analyzing and entering activities, expense, and data.
  • Prepares marketing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing marketing data.
  • Supports recruitment by assisting with the development and production of materials with appropriate messaging.
  • Create web site marketing content with tracking tags for analytics.
  • Create internet search ads and campaigns to drive prospects to the web advertising.
  • Create internet display ads that target sites frequented by prospects.
  • Create In-App ads for cell phone apps popular with our prospects.
  • Manage internet radio ad placements and track results with special keywords.
  • Create and manage social media site advertising.
  • Researches competitors by identifying and evaluating characteristics, market share, and advertising; maintaining research databases.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading publications.
  • Provides input, content and updates to the college webmaster to promote programs, events and information to students and prospects.
  • Work closely with staff to create a strategy to market programs to the prospects and the community.
  • Develop resource bank identifying areas of faculty and staff expertise for promotion of the College's expertise in matters consistent with the College's mission.
  • Maintain the College "brand."
  • Work with outside consultants in the development of the College marketing plan.
  • Supports media relations.

Other:

  • Participate in campus activities and serve on college committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís Degree in Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • Related work experience in same or similar position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education, particularly with community colleges.
  • Graphic design experience.
  • Skilled in the use of technology, including social media, to conduct the job duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the community and media contacts.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Effective leadership and management skills.
  • Ability and willingness to provide quality customer service.
  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use a computer; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. This position requires some day travel by automobile and some overnight trips. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position does require some evening hours.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • two letters of recommendation that include current contact information
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324
ashleyp@gogebic.edu


ADMISSIONS & FINANCIAL AID COUNSELOR

The Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor performs in-person recruiting, correspondence, and student engagement duties to meet the enrollment goals of the College.

Manages recruitment territory of approximately 60 high schools in Northern Michigan and Northern Wisconsin; serves as a college representative at education and career fairs; maintains ongoing communication with prospective students, parents, and school officials; assists with student recruitment and retention programs such as open houses, fairs, preview days, testing, orientation and other activities; and assists with the financial aid process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts recruitment visits to high schools in Northern Michigan and Northern Wisconsin.
  • Gives presentations about the College to groups and individuals.
  • Promotes the College at Education Fairs and assists with staffing at job fairs and county fairs.
  • Assists with correspondence and electronic marketing to and recruiting of prospective students.
  • Manages a student engagement program with prospective students utilizing mail, electronic communication, phone and the student portal.
  • Engage all new students from the point of acceptance through orientation including: financial aid, scholarships and review of placement scores to determine if further placement testing is needed prior to the registration process.
  • Assists with the organization of student recruitment and retention programs such as campus preview days, college and community fairs, assessment of incoming student academic skills, and orientation.
  • Maintains ongoing communications with prospective students, parents and school officials.
  • Organizes and facilitates campus tours for prospective students and their families.
  • Maintains and updates the student portal.
  • Assists with the preparation of College Publications.
  • Updates and maintains program sheets for all associate degree programs and certificates.
  • Assists with the administration of tests, processing of applications, change of programs and other activities related to admission and student retention processes.
  • Provides general support for the admissions office operations as needed.
  • Utilizes social media to engage students about programs, athletics, events, etc.
  • Provide financial aid counseling to students and parents regarding the application procedures and the eligibility requirements for student aid programs, assist students and their families with the completion of application forms as well as the electronic entry of the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid, the IRS Data Retrieval Tool and the loan application procedures.
  • Process financial aid; including verification review and correction entry.
  • Participate in financial aid training and workshops to keep current on all federal and state regulations.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of college recruiting.
  • Basics of marketing and sales.
  • Social Media.
  • Computers and related software programs.
  • Community College philosophy, programs and certificates.

Ability to:

  • Recruit prospective students.
  • Travel extensively, including some overnight travel.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Use a variety of computer software.
  • Manage projects independently.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other people.

Other:

  • Participate in campus activities and serve on college committees.
  • Ability and willingness to provide quality customer service.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree preferable in the social sciences, or business.
  • Related work experience in same or similar position.
  • Valid state driverís license.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use a computer; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly drive to remote areas of the region and enter/egress many different building types. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds frequently. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. This position requires extensive day travel by automobile, frequently in inclement weather, and some overnight trips. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position does require some evening hours.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a portfolio containing:

  • a letter of interest
  • a detailed resume
  • two letters of recommendation that include current contact information
  • three references that include current contact information
  • GCC Application for Employment
  • unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment)
  • valid state driverís license
  • other relevant material to:

Human Resources Attn: Ashley Paquette
Gogebic Community College
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231 ext. 324
ashleyp@gogebic.edu

GCC Application for Employment.


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