Community Outreach Coordinator
Houston Community College - Houston, TX

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Open to all Internal applicants

Job Title
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  • Community Outreach Coordinator
Job Code
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M0587

Position Number
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00019457

Position Number
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Job Type

Full-Time

Restricted Funding (Contingent upon continuation of funding)

N/A

Job Category

Administrative/Staff

Faculty Contract Length (i.e. number of paid working months for position)

Other

College

Central

Department Name

Central: Community&Resource Development; HDB

Location

1300 Holman St., Houston, TX

Job Open Date

09-05-2013

Job Close Date

09-12-2013

Salary Plan

PFT - Professional/Technical

Salary Grade

P9

Starting Salary Range

Salary commensurate with education and experience

FLSA Status

Exempt

Work Hours

M-F - 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Weekends and nights as needed.

Job Summary

Incumbent is responsible for coordinating community outreach activities for the assigned college, including but not limited to, promoting and supporting educational and cultural activities to benefit the college and the community. Plans work to enhance the understanding, perception and image of the particular college assigned as well as the entire Houston Community College System with community organizations and the general public in the assigned college's service area. Responsible for gathering and sharing information with college staff about issues in the community and building strong professional relationships with key community members.

Reports To
(Title of individual)

Director of Public Relations, College Communications and Marketing Strategies

Responsibilities

Coordinate community events, meetings and other special activities that take place at any campus of the assigned college.

Work with appropriate staff at each college campus to ensure that community events and activities are well publicized and attended and covered by effective media.

Coordinate with system personnel for community affairs to ensure that there is no duplication of efforts and any planned activities would yield maximum impact for the college and the System as a whole.

Develop and maintain an up-to-date database of community contacts for the college, including individuals, community groups, community publications and other sources beneficial in extending college outreach initiatives into the community. Provide periodic updates of the assigned college's database to System's Director of Community Development to ensure the accuracy of the System's community database.

Develop strategies and implements activities to increase awareness of the assigned college's programs and services to build support in the community for HCC.

Provide accurate and up-to-date information to community contacts on college programs, new directions and strategies for the college. Provide relevant and current information on admission requirements, financial aid and any other pertinent college information.

Coordinate community outreach activities for the college and maintains a calendar of all community activities and events.

Keep the Director of Public Relations informed about outreach activities conducted for the college. Work with the Director and other college staff to ensure that community events are well attended.

Represent the college at community meetings and events or other special events to which the public is invited, as delegated by the President of the assigned college and the Director of Public Relations.

Prepare reports and maintains records on community outreach activities and the results of these activities.

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Budgeting Authority

No

Travel Required

Minimal

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, organizational communications or a related field is required.
NOTE: If you are using your college degree to qualify for this position, you must provide a photocopy of the transcript at the interview if your transcripts are not attached on line. For this position, please do not mail, fax, or bring to Human Resources any resumes, cover letters, portfolios or other un-requested materials. If you are selected for hire, an official transcript is required at that time. If you have any questions, you may contact Employment Services at (713) 718-8565.

Certification Requirements

Experience Requirements

Minimum of three (3) years experience in marketing, community relations and/or public relations, or a related field required.
NOTE: Part-time experience will be counted as half of full-time experience; for example, two (2) years of part-time experience will equal one (1) year of full-time experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong organizational and communication skills are essential.

Knowledge of community organizations in the Houston
Community College System service area.

Knowledge of event planning and organizing desirable.

Familiarity with Microsoft Office computer software applications.

Ability to interact effectively and deal tactfully with a diverse population.

Ability to attend frequent events in the evenings and on weekends.

Computer Skills Requirements

Familiarity with Microsoft Office computer software applications

Physical Ability Requirements

Security Sensitive Position

Special Instructions for Applying

  • Multiple positions (exact identical) may be filled from this posting.
  • Candidates selected to fill a Regular Full-Time Staff Position shall serve a probationary period up to six (6) months from date of hire.
  • Employees may be required to work hours outside normally scheduled hours when it is determined it best meets the needs of the College.
  • It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or disability. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.
NOTE: If you are using your college degree to qualify for this position, you must provide a photocopy of the transcript at the interview if your transcripts are not attached on line. For this position, please do not mail, fax, or bring to Human Resources any resumes, cover letters, portfolios or other un-requested materials. If you are selected for hire, an official transcript is required at that time. If you have any questions, you may contact Employment Services at (713) 718-8565.

Additional Credentialing Process Requirements

Acceptable Evaluation Agencies of international transcripts for US equivalence are listed as follows:

Evaluators in Texas

Foreign Credential Services, Inc., Austin, TX
512-459-8428 phone
http://www.fcsa.biz/

Global Credential Evaluators, College Station, TX
979-690-8912 phone
http://www.gcevaluators.com

International Academic Credential Evaluators, Denton, TX
940-383-7498 phone
http://www.iacei.net

SDR Educational Consultants, Houston, TX
713-460-5344 phone
http://sdr.netfirms.com

SpanTran Educational Services, Inc., Houston, TX
713-266-8805 phone
http://www.spantran-edu.org

Evaluators Out of State

Career Consulting International, Sunrise, FL
800-771-4723 phone
http://www.thedegreepeople.com

Center for Applied Research Evaluation & Education,Anaheim, CA
714-237-9272 phone
http://www.iescaree.com

Education Evaluators International, Providence, RI
401-521-5340 phone
http://www.educei.com

Education International, Wellesley, MA
781-235-7425 phone
http://www.educationinternational.org

Educational Credential Evaluators, Milwaukee, WI
414-289-3400 phone
http://www.ece.org

International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Culver City, CA
310-258-9451 phone
http://www.ierf.org

Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., Miami, FL
305-273-1616 phone
http://www.jsilny.com

World Education Services, Chicago, New York, Miami
800-937-3895 or 305-358-6688 phone
http://www.wes.org
south@wes.org

Evaluations from other agencies may be approved on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Transfer Office (713-718-8535) .

Supplemental Documentation Required

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Quicklink

www.hccsjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=183794

Criminal History Background Check Notification
In accordance with HCC policies and procedures, effective September 1, 2005 all new hires (FT/PT) will be required to undergo a pre-employment Criminal History Background Check which may include verification of employment history of any and all personnel files, education/training records, character references; criminal arrests and conviction records; criminal and civil court records; birth records, citizenship records; vehicle registration records; and any other public records. A pre-employment Drug Test and/or Alcohol Test may also be required if the position has been designated a safety-sensitive position or as otherwise required by state and/or federal law.

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