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Director of Advising, Transfer and Tutoring Services
Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colorado
Date Posted 04/20/2021
Admin-Academic Advising
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Title Director of Advising, Transfer and Tutoring Services

Campus Location Lakewood, Colorado

Primary Physical Work 13300 West Sixth Avenue
Address Lakewood Colorado 80228

Position Number 100090

Salary $75,473.00/annual

Starting Pay Rate Starting Salary is not negotiable

Anticipated Start Date Summer 2021

FLSA Status Exempt, this position is not eligible for overtime.

Closing Date Sunday May 09, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. MST

Job Type Full Time

Benefits RRCC offers a range of benefit choices (Medical,
Dental, Vision, FSA, Life Insurance, Supplemental
Retirement Plans, PERA, Disability Benefits, and
more). For additional information, please click here.

Retirement The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement
Association (PERA) provides retirement and other
benefits to employees of the State of Colorado.

Time Off Leave Accruals (Leave prorated for appointments
under 100%)

  • Annual/Personal Days: 22.5 (180 hours)
  • Sick Days: 15 (120 hours)
(Over 12 months, based on full time appointment accruals)

Other Leave

  • Administrative Leave for Academic and
Volunteer Activities: (18 hours per fiscal year)
  • Holidays Observed: 10
Four Holidays are observed on an alternate
schedule (Mother Cabrini Day, Veteran’s Day,
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and President’s Day).
RRCC observes these holidays between
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, resulting in
campus being closed from Christmas Day
through New Year’s Day, with eligible employees
on Holiday Leave
  • Jury Leave
  • Military Leave

Online Application Click Here to Begin Your Application

Red Rocks Community College seeks applications for a full time Director of Advising,

Transfer and Tutoring Services to join our Student Success division.

Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to our

Vision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and

community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning,

Inclusiveness, and Communication. We encourage applications from individuals whose

background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness and welcome you

to visit the RRCC Inclusion & Diversity webpage for additional information.

With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting-edge

model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to

offer both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Our continued pursuit of

excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate


Summary of Position:

The position of the Director of Advising / Transfer / and Tutoring Services exists to

manage all operational aspects of the supplemental learning services and Academic

Advising Center of the College, including supervision of professional advisors, support

staff and budget development and administration in accordance with the Council for the

Advancement of Standards (CAS) in higher education. The Advising Department and

Tutoring Services supports the RRCC priorities of ‘retention’ and ‘successful completion’

of its students through proactive academic advising, 4-year college transfer assistance,

and comprehensive tutoring support services.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Ed Administration, Counseling, College Student Personnel

or related field.

o Substitution: An equivalent combination of education and professional

work experience in academic, educational, or administrative field. Must

have a minimum of 60 college credits. Experience is in addition to any

required prior professional work experience.

  • Five years of professional management experience in an area of Student

Success, Advising or Supplemental Instruction in an academic setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six months experience serving as a member of a crisis intervention/early alert


  • Experience in an academic support program.
  • Membership in or experience working in diverse communities and supporting the

success of students and staff from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that

are underrepresented in the College.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Excellent decision-making, conflict resolution, collaboration and facilitation


  • Verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present

information to individuals and groups and to give and receive conceptual or

emotionally charged information.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deal with ambiguity. Collaborate with

multiple constituencies, develop consensus and find creative ways to develop

and fund new initiatives. Proven record of innovation in meeting student


Description of Position

  • Develop and oversee a comprehensive Advising/Transfer/Tutoring services

department. Coordinate the activities of the department to provide students

with accurate academic planning and transfer information. Ensure students

are provided consistent, accurate and prompt advising and transfer services

in coordination with academic departments.

  • Oversee and manage all support services provided by the Learning Success

Services; Connect to Success, Tutoring, the College Prep Zone, and The

Learning Collaborative. Align these services with the

Advising/Transfer/Tutoring Services department.

  • Within the context of student success, set strategic goals, make decisions,

recommendations, based on research and the input obtained from the

appropriate constituencies within the College (Academic Affairs, Admissions,

Registrar, Career Services, First Year Experience).

  • Participate as an active member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT),

provide aid as needed when responding to students of concern; assist with

Maxient system and consult with BIT on behavioral cases.

  • In collaboration with the Vice President for Student Services, develops and

maintains department budgets, files, and procedures related to the

department(s). Serve as fiscal manager for Academic Advising, Transfer, and

Tutoring Services.

  • Identify and create processes and systems that streamline all academic

advising, transfer, and tutoring functions.

  • Serve as a liaison with Instructional Services to assure an accurate exchange

of course and program updates, keeping the academic advisors apprised of

current information.

  • Assess students requests for drops and withdrawals
  • Provide oversight of the Academic Early program and the work of the

Academic Early Alert Navigator.

  • Serve as member of the Student Success Leadership Team.

How to Apply:

Complete applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday May 09, 2021. To

apply for this position, click here to begin your application, including the following:

1. A cover letter describing your professional experiences and addressing the

required and preferred qualifications.

2. A resume.

3. Transcripts (unofficial), if applicable.

4. Please provide a statement addressing the following three subjects: 1.) Your

knowledge about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, 2.) Your track record in

advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and, 3.) Your plans for advancing

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Additional upload sections are available in the application to include optional


Please note the following prior to beginning your application:

1. Your application progress cannot be saved. If you exit prior to submitting your

materials, you will need to restart the application.

2. As a part of the application process, you will be asked to provide the name,

phone number, and email address of three professional references.

References will only be contacted for candidates at the second level interview


3. You will be required to attach a cover letter, resume, and transcripts. Your

cover letter should describe your professional experiences and address the

required and preferred qualifications.

4. Once you submit your application, you will no longer have an opportunity to

review or make changes.

5. You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been



RRCC offers a range of benefit choices (Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, Life Insurance,

Supplemental Retirement Plans, PERA, Disability Benefits, and more). For additional

information, please click here.

The Assessment Process:

Red Rocks Community College utilizes selection and/or search committees in the hiring

process for vacant positions. The committee will review all applications received by the

closing deadline listed on this announcement to determine if applicants meet required

qualifications. The committee will complete a secondary review of applications that meet

required qualifications to determine applicants that align more closely with the listed

qualifications. The top applicants from this assessment process receive an invite for the

first round of committee interviews.

Be sure your application materials specifically address your qualifications, experience,

work products, and accomplishments, as they relate to the position responsibilities,

required qualifications, and preferred qualifications sections of this announcement.

Upload additional documents, if necessary, to fully explain your experience and

qualifications as they relate to this position. Failure to include adequate information or

follow instructions and apply by the listed submission deadline, may result in your

application not being accepted for this position, and may affect your inclusion as a

qualified candidate at any stage in the search/selection process for this position.

Transcripts Required:

An unofficial copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application.

Assessment is required for Transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United

States for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. This

documentation is the responsibility of the applicant and must be included as part of your

application materials. Failure to provide a transcript or credential evaluation report may

result in the rejection of your application and you will not be continued in the

search/selection process for this position announcement. If selected as the finalist for

the position, official transcripts are required as a condition of employment.

Necessary Special Requirements:

Must submit to and successfully complete a pre-employment background check as a

condition of hire. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or

convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from consideration

for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges and convictions, it is

your responsibility to provide RRCC Office of Human Resources with an official

disposition of the charges.

Important Notes:

Note: Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13

colleges, who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must

disclose this within your application materials.

Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs.

The College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on

the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex/gender, sexual orientation gender identity,

religion, age, national/ ethnic origin, pregnancy status, veteran’s status, genetic

information, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by applicable

law, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

RRCC has designated the Executive Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative

Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the

responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance

procedures. For information, contact Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX

Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, 13300

West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. 303-914-6298.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the

application process, please notify Human Resources at 303-914-6570.

RRCC conducts pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to

determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from

previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment

offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

For information regarding Red Rocks Community College Security, including crime

statistics for the Red Rocks Community College Lakewood and Arvada campuses,

please see the Red Rocks Community College campus security website at

http://www.rrcc.edu/police/. For a hard copy report, please contact 303.914.6494.

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