Concurrent Enrollment (CEPA) Coordinator, Salida

first_imgAbout Colorado Mountain CollegeImagine working at a college that welcomes everyone — students,faculty, staff, and community members — regardless of theirbackgrounds, beliefs, or traditions. An institution that is alsointegrally connected to, appreciated by, and supported by thosesame communities.Envision yourself at a dynamic, innovative, forward-leaning collegethat has an enterprising spirit and deep commitment to everylearner – from first-generation college students to adult learnersto academically motivated students seeking a more traditionalliberal arts education – all within a robust and highlypersonalized learning environment.Visualize applying your energy and skills to an organization thatrespects and cares about its employees enough to offer competitivecompensation and benefits while encouraging every team member torenew and recharge in places of inspiration, reflection, andworld-class outdoor recreation.Welcome to Colorado Mountain College and its eleven campuslocations sprinkled across a spectacular region of Colorado’scentral Rocky Mountains.Our visionColorado Mountain College aspires to be the most inclusive andinnovative student-centered college in the nation, elevating theeconomic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality of itsbeautiful Rocky Mountain communities.The collegeCMC is a comprehensive, public, open-access dual-missioninstitution offering 136 academic programs ranging from specializedcertificates to associate and bachelor’s degrees, a wide range ofonline, non-credit and lifelong learning courses, as well asextensive concurrent enrollment opportunities in close partnershipwith neighboring school districts.Over 15,000 students attend CMC annually, and 40% of degree-seekingstudents earn a certificate or degree every year. The college’sLatinx enrollment has doubled in six years to 27%, making CMCeligible for federal Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) status. CMCcourses are highly personal and many are experiential by design,each with a maximum registration of 25 students.Colorado Mountain College campuses are located in Aspen,Carbondale, Breckenridge, Dillon, Steamboat Springs, GlenwoodSprings, Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley, Leadville, Rifle, the VailValley, and Salida. Of these locations, three areresidential—Spring Valley, Leadville, and Steamboat Springs — andstudents in Breckenridge have access to college-owned off-campushousing. CMC campuses are close-knit communities, on averageserving between 1,000 – 2,000 students.The majority of the college’s financial support comes from localproperty taxes, not tuition or state revenues. Consequently, CMC isuniquely positioned to be entrepreneurial, nimble, mission-focused,and responsive to community and workforce needs. The college’scentral administrative office, which supports all campus locations,is located in historic downtown Glenwood Springs, the town fromwhich CMC originally launched in 1965.Colorado Mountain College is accredited by the Higher LearningCommission and authorized by the Colorado Commission on HigherEducation. For general information about CMC, its programs,locations, students, faculty, and offerings, go to: .Our commitment to an environment where everyonebelongsOur college and beloved mountain communities are enriched by avariety of voices and experiences.At Colorado Mountain College, we continually work to improvelearning and working environments that welcome everyone. We aredeeply committed to promoting a free and open exchange of ideas,improving critical thinking, deepening mutual empathy and respect,and ensuring that every learner and team member has equalopportunities for personal and professional success.The college prioritizes the recruitment, hiring and retention of anengaged workforce that reflects and supports the backgrounds,characteristics and aspirations of the students enrolled at CMC.Therefore, we value applicants who bring a richness of priorexperience and training, and a commitment to the concepts ofinclusive and equitable practices, as well as an understanding ofhistoric and current social issues that impact groups fromdifferent socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.CMC employees enjoy regular opportunities to raise their awarenessabout pressing societal issues, develop individual criticalthinking skills, and expand their understanding of and empathytoward others regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or otherfactors. Our goal is to deliver personalized teaching methods andeffective student support services that enable students to achievetheir goals, regardless of academic, financial, or experientialbarriers.Applicants to Colorado Mountain College must demonstrate acommitment and competence to work effectively with students,employees, and community members of all backgrounds.The positionUnder the general supervision of the campus leader or designee, theCEPA Coordinator works in support of the Concurrent Enrollmentprogram. The primary role is to support the partnership betweenSalida School District and the CMC Salida campus, buildingrelationships with school district personnel, coordinating allaspects of the CEPA program between the local school district andCMC, identifying concurrent enrollment opportunities for students,coordinate enrollment and testing, and academic advising ofstudents.The Salida community has high expectations for Colorado MountainCollege and the positive impact that we can make in the community.We take that very seriously and plan to exceed communityexpectations in our operations and especially in our concurrentenrollment programs. We strive for excellent customer service whereeveryone who interacts with our faculty and staff team feelsincluded and valued. The Salida Campus is a student-centered,unfailingly positive working environment that thrives on creatingpowerful learning opportunities within this amazing mountaincommunity. Only energetic candidates with a passion for puttingstudents first and an entrepreneurial spirit need apply.View/download job description including hiring salary range:Concurrent Enrollment (CEPA) CoordinatorPre-Requisites for the Position (QualificationsStandards)Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position.Examples may include a Bachelor’s and two years related experience,or equivalent education and experience that will provide thenecessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functionsof the position.Special Skills or abilities directly applicable to the position:knowledge of concurrent enrollment programs, placement proceduresand requirements, local high school and college operations desired.Knowledge of current office practices, procedures and equipment;basic technology applications; ability to work collaboratively withinternal and external parties; experience with organizing andcoordinating events; strong written, verbal, and presentationskills; computer skills and proficiency with common software suchas Microsoft Office.Diverse. Inclusive. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. Theseprinciples reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building ourteams and cultivating leaders. They guide us to be an institutionof higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member,staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants mustdemonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students,employees, and community members of all backgrounds.Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilitiesare preferred.To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest,resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOEcommitted to diversifying its workforce.External Applicants: Apply OnlineInternal Applicants: Please proceed to the HR page ofBasecamp or by searching in Learning Hub for instructionson applying for a full-time position as an internalapplicant.Review of application material will begin April 15,2021.last_img read more