Coordinator Instructional Support – Business & Computer Technologies
Washtenaw Community College
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s
Salary: $51,114 - $56,225
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: AI9673
Position Summary: This position is responsible for working with the Dean, department faculty and other college staff to coordinate the academic operations within the Division of Business & Computer Technologies. This position requires not only coordination skills but also the ability to be an independent thinker, be organized, be creative, be a team player and be a problem solver. This position also requires the individual to work positively with people from diverse backgrounds.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist the Dean with the effective development and management of the annual operational plan which includes strategic goals related to enrollment, marketing, and external relations. • Coordinate the college purchasing & requisition process for all marketing materials needed to support the programs within the various departments in the division. • Serve as the lead staff person for marketing initiatives for departments within the division (in concert with the Department of Marketing) including coordinating the marketing plan while maintaining the brand and image of the college. • Plan and implement promotional activities and events including providing direction to and supervising assigned event and project staff. • Provide direction to special projects and initiatives that assist departments and the overall division with meeting its operational and strategic goals. • Conduct research on emerging trends and technologies, best practices, and peer-institution comparisons to aid in the effectiveness, responsiveness, and overall success of the division. • Work with the departments and the college grants office to identify and monitor grant opportunities and coordinate grant/external funding initiatives within the division. • Assist in work with external contacts and organizations as directed, to develop partnerships for articulation, accreditation, placement, recruitment, or program expansion: universities, school districts, business and industry, community or government organizations. • Coordinate cross-departmental and cross-divisional activities or projects as needed. • Utilize professional experience and organizational skills to handle multiple and varied tasks independently. • Represent the Business & Computer Technologies Division at various events. This would include, but is not limited to, setting up events, staffing events and representing the college at events that occur on and off campus and may include occasional evening and weekend hours. Must present a professional appearance when attending events and/or representing the college. • Regular attendance on campus is required for this position. • Other duties as assigned. Hours/Schedule: May include occasional evening and weekend hours.
Work Environment and Physical Demands: Must be able to stand/move for extended periods of time while attending/staffing events, must be able to move/lift materials needed for various events (boxes of supplies, computer equipment, etc.).
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Bachelors’ Degree in a related area OR equivalent combination of education and experience. • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and assignments. • Familiarity with budgets and the budgetary process. • Strong experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Additional Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree. • Experience using Adobe, Canva or any graphic design based software. • Experience using social media as a promotional tool.
For over 50 years, WCC's open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in non-credit LifeLong Learning classes. WCC's diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries.WCC's small classes allow for lots of individual attention. The average class size is 22 students. That's a fraction of the size of many basic classes at four-year colleges and universities.WCC also emphasizes convenience. It offers classes seven days a week, at night, and online. And transferring is easy because WCC has agreements with four-year schools throughout Michigan.