Coordinator of Transfer Affairs & Articulations

Greenfield, MA

Greenfield Community College

 Coordinator of Transfer Affairs & Articulations

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The Transfer Coordinator will report to the Director of Advising and will be an active member of the Academic Advising Center team. This position will oversee all operations and procedures related to MassTransfer, articulation agreements, partnerships with other two-year institutions, and all other transfer programs. The Transfer Coordinator will counsel students and implement professional development for faculty and staff advisors, with respect to transfer policies and options. The Transfer Coordinator is responsible for coordinating articulation activities, including curriculum and program review, acting as a liaison between departments and colleges, implementation, maintenance and promotion of current agreements, and establishing new agreements. . 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Counsel students in identifying appropriate institutions to which they may transfer in order to meet their academic and career goals
  • Assist students with degree planning related to transfer, including understanding course equivalency, transfer agreements, and application procedures
  • Provide training and support to staff, faculty, and students related to transfer policies, procedures, and opportunities
  • Arrange multiple opportunities for students to meet with representatives of other colleges
  • Organize regular transfer events hosted by the College, such as fairs, luncheons, on-site admissions interviews, college visit days, etc.
  • Promote transfer options and opportunities to students, faculty, and staff
  • Oversee the administration of statewide transfer agreements including MassTransfer and the Commonwealth Commitment
  • Serve as liaison between department chairs, academic deans, and other institutions to maintain current articulation agreements
  • Initiate new articulation agreements by facilitating faculty and department meetings between colleges and guiding the articulation process
  • Maintain a network of contacts at other institutions to sustain and create opportunities for collaboration
  • Design and maintain transfer website that includes easily accessible information for students, faculty, staff, and partner institutions
  • Work closely with the College's marketing team to develop and maintain transfer materials used for recruitment and enrollment
  • Act as the transfer resource for administration, students, parents, faculty, staff, other academic institutions and organizations, including participating in enrollment Events, Open Houses, and Orientation
  • Compile, analyze, and report transfer statistics; design and produce transfer follow-up studies, particularly with local institutions
  • Represent the College at statewide meetings and organizations
  • Serve as an active member of the Academic Advising Center team, particularly during peak registration periods

 


Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field
  • Seven (7) years of experience that includes academic advising, career counseling, workshop/seminar coordination, event planning, and project management; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Familiarity with the college transfer process, including MassTransfer
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as member of a leadership team
  • Experience using student information management systems
  • Valid driver's license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in a community college with open enrollment practices
  • Multilingual

.EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

 


Additional Information:

GRADE AND SALARY:  Grade 6. Anticipated salary range is $63,608 to $69.923. The appointment salary is based on one's education and experience as dictated by the collective bargaining agreement classification compensation structure. Candidates are therefore advised that it is unlikely the offered salary will be at or near the top of the range.

START DATE:  December 1, 2020

TO APPLY:

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online.

Create a Greenfield Community College account at http://gcc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=125325 . You will be able to upload the following required documents for consideration:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for 5 professional references

When preparing your cover letter and resume, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement.

 

Successful completion of a CORI check WILL be required as a condition of employment. Official copies of all academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

 

Review will begin with applications received up to and including October 31, 2020.

 

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Greenfield 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.

 

ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT NOTICE:

Greenfield Community College’s Annual Security Report is available online at https://www.gcc.mass.edu/safety/files/2019/09/2019-Annual-Security-Report.pdf. The report contains crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years for certain locations associated with the College as well as other campus security and personal safety topics such as: crime prevention; campus safety authority; crime reporting polices; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications), programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; and other matters of importance related to security on campus.

 

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report, you can stop by the Public Safety Office or Human Resources at One College Drive, Greenfield, MA 01301 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 413-775-1212 (Public Safety) or 413-775-1314 (Human Resources) or by emailing PublicSafety@gcc.mass.edu.

 

Posted: 09/30/2020