Associate Director of PACT (Bronx Achievement Pact) View
Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Mercy College, a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, created the revolutionary PACT (Personalized Achievement Contract) model as a solution to the urgent need for improved student success in higher education, particularly among low income, minority, and first generation students. The PACT program is a theory-based model designed to improve student engagement and career preparedness through an individualized, customized, integrated, and focused approach. From recruitment to graduation, a participating student is paired with a professionally trained PACT mentor, who provides exceptional one-on-one engagement to guide the student toward academic achievement, financial and work-life skills, leadership development, and a successful career trajectory.

The Associate Director of PACT (Bronx Achievement Pact) will manage all aspects of student success, college readiness, and community service. The Associate and well-trained professional staff will provide a variety of highly integrated services and programs to support academic success, student development and a positive college transition. The Associate Director will serve as a liaison between certain on/off-campus departments and services, fostering a collaborative, student service-oriented campus culture. The Associate Director of PACT (Bronx Achievement Pact) will also specifically assume operational responsibility for the Bronx Achievement Pact, an educational pipeline program designed to link the College directly with underserved high school students in the Bronx in order to put them on the path to college. The Bronx Achievement Pact includes an Early College program, mentoring and tutoring by College students, and other college readiness skill development. The Associate Director of PACT (Bronx Achievement Pact) will play a unique and exciting role in creating stronger transitions from high school to college and ensuring that students are prepared for academic, personal, and professional success.

Education Required or Min Education Required:
Bachelor's degree required. Masters degree preferred

Experience and/or Skills Required:
Experience:
- Minimum of five years of appropriately related experience required. Experience in student services and advisement as well as all aspects of student life will be given preference. Experience in K-12 education and/or community service is also preferred for this role.
- Minimum of two years supervisory experience is required.
- Demonstrated oral, and written communication skills, interpersonal and administrative skills with the ability to work with a team of diverse professional staff and students.
- Demonstrated detail orientation, ability to assess needs, plan, and implement new programs. Demonstrated problem-solving, organizational, and cross-area collaboration skills are required. Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office applications, web development, and knowledge of student database systems are required.
- Candidate must be flexible as position does require occasional evening and/or weekend hours and may also include travel to other campuses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Posting Date:
01-24-2013

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Special Instructions to Applicants: Electronic applications are required and must include a cover letter and resume/CV. The salary is commensurate with experience and offers a competitive benefits package including tuition reimbursement. Please submit your application online at https://jobs.mercy.edu

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