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Special Programs Coordinator, Coordinator of Early College Consortium (Grant funded)

North Shore Community College

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Special Programs Coordinator, Coordinator of Early College Consortium (Grant funded)


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Early College / Academic Affairs

Lynn, MA

Oct 6, 2022

Oct 27, 2022 - 11:59 PM EDT


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About North Shore Community College:

North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).



Job Description:


Special Programs Coordinator: Coordinator of Early College Lynn


Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours per week (occasional afternoons, evenings and Saturdays required)


Benefited, Grant funded position through August 1st, 2023 (Smith Grant)


MCCC Unit Professional position, Grade 4


Lynn Campus and Virtual Work



The Coordinator of Early College Consortium will work specifically with students and partners in the Early College program with Lynn Public Schools. The role is committed to facilitating access to higher education and successful accomplishment of student goals. Creates and promotes resources that support student achievement in personal barriers. Focuses on empowering first-generation, low income students and anchors the student as a vital member of the College community. A special emphasis will be placed on English Language Learners for this role. Responsible for serving all students and partners participating in North Shore Community College Early College Consortium. In addition, the position supports other current and prospective North Shore Community College students transitioning from High School into career pathways educational programs. This position reports to the Executive Director of K12 Partnerships.

This grant is funded until August 1st, 2023.


  • Manages the work of the Early College Lynn program- including outreach, advisement, planning and carrying out student-and-family engagement events and college awareness activities, information sessions, registration sessions and orientations.
  • Assists the Dean in the management of the partnership and day to day operations with the school district partners.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with College offices, community-based organizations, school districts to support students' career and academic advising needs.
  • Collaborate with Early College and Strategic Partnerships staff.
  • Collaborate with support services staff at the college such as Tutoring, Accessibility Services, Advising and Enrollment Services.
  • Assist Coordinator in developing and providing information about colleges, admissions requirements, financial aid and career information to students and their families.
  • Prepare and lead orientations and program related workshops.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of policies and procedures associated with Early College programs.
  • Maintain confidential data and abide by all laws and policies that govern student privacy.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students, faculty, and staff of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with a diversity of learning styles.
  • Serve as a role model and mentor for students as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.




  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with three (3) years' experience and/or training in educational or career counseling, college registration, academic advisement, career development, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Master's preferred.
  • Experience providing direct support to diverse student populations, preferably in a community college setting.
  • Experience working with English Language learners strongly preferred.
  • Ability to connect with and design and implement programming for dual enrollment students.
  • Demonstrated data analysis skills.
  • A strong commitment to diversity and social justice.
  • Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.
  • Experience in higher education in an urban setting is preferred.
  • Experience working with virtual and hybrid educational technologies preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel between campuses, school districts and off site location as needed.
  • Ability to work virtually as needed.
  • Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.


Candidates for employment should be aware that all North Shore Community College students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.



Additional Information:

SALARY RANGE: Anticipated starting salary is $52,754.00.00 to $60,478.00. Actual salary will be commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the MCCC/MTA collective bargaining agreement.

Full time benefited employees at North Shore Community College are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offered through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Click HERE for a highlight of these benefits.


North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.



Application Instructions:

Submit cover letter and resume. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide unofficial transcripts or foreign degree evaluations and the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references to Human Resources before the interview takes place.



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