ATC Student Success Advisor & Program Coordinator

Trinity Washington University, a comprehensive university in the Nation’s capital, seeks a program coordinator for the Advanced Technical Center in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).

The Advanced Technical Center (ATC) is a first-of-its-kind dual enrollment center for Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Washington, DC, and is operated by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education and in partnership with Trinity. In its inaugural year, about 160 students will participate in CTE pathways in general nursing, health information technology and cybersecurity. Courses will be held on Trinity’s campus and students taking courses at the ATC will come from public and charter high schools across DC.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and working closely with the Director of the Advanced Technical Center, the program coordinator will help students stay on course with the chosen pathway and be their first point of support. An ideal candidate for this role also will analyze data regularly to identify the need for interventions to support student success and support the center’s operations such as coordinating work-based learning activities and other operational needs, all with the goal of further developing relationships with students.

Responsibilities include the following:

• Analyzes individual student academic progress by reviewing grades of ATC students regularly; and monitoring attendance rates weekly to proactively communicate or intervene regarding student progress
• Coordinates the planning and execution of campus events for the ATC such as New Student Orientation, Chat & Chew, work-based learning activities, and End-of-Semester academic events
• Regularly monitors Early Alerts for ATC students in Starfish, develops interventions, and communicates proactively with school-based counselors or parents about student progress or concerns
• Meets with assigned students at least monthly and more frequently as needed and contacts the appropriate supervisor when red flags are raised on any advisee concerns
• Supports ATC Administrator with preparation for and daily greeting activities for morning and afternoon sessions as well as recruitment efforts throughout the year
• Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Applicants must have a minimum of a master’s degree in Counseling or related fields, and at least two years of academic advising experience at a high school, college and/or university setting. Familiarity with the DC education system is preferred. Strong record keeping, data analysis, and case management skills are important. Thorough knowledge of advising methodology and theory including models for traditional and non-traditional students. English and Spanish proficiency is desirable.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Interested candidates should submit their credentials by clicking the “Apply Here Now” link below where you will be re-directed to the online application.

Trinity is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty, and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.