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Bridge Coordinator-Jackson Hole, WY



Category

Professional Staff

Job Location

240 S Glenwood St. #124, Jackson

Tracking Code

22-B011

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

**For full consideration please submit your application by the initial review date of November 19, 2021. Attach a current Resume/CV and a Cover Letter. Resume/CV and Cover Letter can either be attached as a .docx or.pdf or listed in the space provided in the application. If documents are attached, just list "see attachment" in the space provided in the application. For assistance, please email cwchr@cwc.edu or call 307-855-2112. **

Position Summary

Under the direction of the CWC Jackson Director, the Bridge Coordinator is responsible for easing the transition to CWC and supporting postsecondary success, by providing students with academic skills and social resources to succeed in a college environment and persist to accomplish their academic goals.  This is done through ongoing development and management of the CWC Bridge to College and Success program, providing support to at-risk CWC Jackson students, and developing and supporting the Teton County School District High Schools’ pre-college program.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Develop and implement programs for foundational academic knowledge and soft skills to develop confidence, habits, and skills necessary for students to flourish in college.
  2. Approximately ⅓ of the Bridge Coordinators time will be spent on each of the following programs:
    1. TCSD pre-college program: Collaborating with the TCSD High School and Summit Innovation School Counselors, coordinating and reinforcing the TCSD pre-college programs including creating and implementing job shadowing and internships.
    2. CWC Jackson Summer Bridge: Develop, manage, and teach the Summer Bridge program including developing a mentor relationship with students, creating and implementing job shadowing and internships
    3.  CWC Jackson support: Develop and manage the onboarding of new CWC Jackson students who are at-risk to promote connection and success.  Contact specified new CWC students at a minimum of two times a month throughout the school year to provide support navigating academics and personal life challenges and develop problem-solving skills
  3. Encourage diversity and promote activities and opportunities to create inclusiveness while working with the three target populations.
  4. Responsible for annual evaluation of the impact of the programs.  Record-keeping of the impact of the programs will be kept in a format that can be easily integrated with the TCSD and CWC’s TRIO and Perkins programs.
  5. With the review and consultation of the CWC Jackson Director, adapt programming and support to maximize student success.
  6. Direct TRIO eligible students to apply to the CWC TRIO program and encourage the use of TRIO services for those students who are part of TRIO in order to increase the number of students benefiting from those services.
  7. Enhance CWC’s visibility in the Teton County School District, within the Hispanic Community, and the Teton County region.
  8. Operate within the framework established by CWC’s policies, procedures, and practices.
  9. Perform other reasonably related duties as directed or assigned.

 

Position Specifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Three years supporting educationally disadvantaged and/or low-income students.
  • Licenses/Certifications
    • None
  • Equivalency Statement
    • Equivalent combinations of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Desired Qualifications

  • Positive work experience with at-risk youth.
  • Three years experience planning curriculum and teaching.
  • Preferably have a LatinX background, or experience and comfort working with those of LatinX backgrounds.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of CWC policies, procedures, and practices.
  2. Skills to work effectively with at-risk students enrolled in high school and CWC between the ages of 15 and 22 years.
  3. Skills to develop contacts and resources to support the development of internships and other community opportunities to enrich and support students.
  4. Skills to connect students with community resources as appropriate.
  5. Skills to develop and teach curricula appropriate to the three levels of the student population in the programs.
  6. Ability to be a liaison between students, High School Counselors, CWC faculty, and support staff.
  7. Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through completion within established deadlines.
  8. Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems and maintain confidentiality.
  9. Strong personal work ethic and a high degree of personal integrity.
  10. Ability to relate with a diverse population in a professional, helpful manner and be a team player.
  11. Ability to promote a positive atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation both within the college, the Teton County School District, and the community.
  12. Ability to maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and supervisors,
  13. Serve on College committees as requested, elected, or assigned.
  14. Serve as a resource person to the college and community.

 

A list of knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties of the position

    1. Proficient ability to speak and write in Spanish
    2. Ability to use a computer
    3. Knowledge of CWC
    4. Skill with office technology

 

Level of Supervision

This position operates under the direct supervision of the Director of the Jackson Center.

 

Working Environment

  • Reasonable accommodation will be extended to otherwise qualified individuals with a legally recognized disability.
  • Equipment Used: Work is performed using classroom instructional multimedia (computer, projector, speaker microphones, TV monitors, and document camera) and standard office equipment (phone, computer, photocopier).
  • Physical Requirements: Tasks require a variety of physical activities, which do not generally involve muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and light lifting. Regular talking, hearing, and seeing are required in the normal course of performing the job. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity is required to perform some essential functions. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, and creative problem-solving.
  • Environmental Conditions: Work is generally performed in a typical office and classroom settings with appropriate climate controls, located in the CWC Jackson Center or the Teton County School District High Schools. Travel between the Jackson Center and the TCSD High Schools will occur regularly.  Travel, weekend, and evening work may be required.

 

 

CWC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  

If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-855-2112 or email cwchr@CWC.edu.


Salary Range

$39,690.00 - $44,651.00

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