Transitions Program Coordinator

Mt. Hood Community College

Gresham, OR, USA Remote


US$20-25 (hourly)

Education / Sustainable concentration for routine activities

Jun 14

Part-Time Transitions Program Coordinator


$20.00 - $25.00 Hourly


Gresham Campus, OR

Job Type

Part-time Hourly


Student Development

Job Number



6/19/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Summary and Responsibilities/Duties

Job Summary

Oversees coordination of the Transitions program, which supports the education and development of all students with particular attention to the needs of womxn-identifying students within the Transitions program at the College. Works collaboratively with Transitions program faculty, staff, and mentors to design, deliver, and evaluate the program.

 Essential Duties

  1. Coordinates the overall design, delivery, and evaluation of the Transitions program with a focus on coalition building, identity, culture, retention, and concerns of the students and student identities affiliated with Transitions.
  2. Develops and is responsible for the outreach, recruitment, orientation, and enrollment of students into the Transitions program per cohort.
  3. Partners with Transitions program faculty to align course outcomes with program outcomes to inform and pursue relevant out-of-class activities, learning experiences, and retention strategies for Transitions students.
  4. Oversees peer-mentorship program within Transitions. Defines the peer mentor role(s), and recruits, hires, trains, places, supervises and annually evaluates Transitions peer mentors.
  5. Collaborates with affiliated centers, services, and programs at the College to design and implement events, activities, and/or campus-wide campaigns that support the needs of womxn-identifying students and individuals within the MHCC community.
  6. Establishes and maintains relevant internal and external partnerships for resource and service-referrals that meet the needs of Transitions students (e.g., childcare services, transportation information, clothing donations, crisis intervention, academic learning supports, professional networking opportunities, and connections to community organizations).
  7. Assists in monitoring budget expenditures for the Transitions program, in addition to providing input on budget development for the program.

 Additional Duties

  1. Performs all other duties as assigned.

 Minimum and Desired Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Computer Skills, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social science or related area.
  • Two (2) years of professional experience in student service-oriented environment coordinating student program or support services designed to address the struggles, triumphs, and realities for a diverse student population.
  • Demonstrated experience serving students across a diverse spectrum of backgrounds

 Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

 Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in student development, psychology, social work, social science, counseling or other related field.
  • Bilingual oral and written skills with fluency in English and other language that meets community needs.

Additional Qualifications and/or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to carry out responsibilities in alignment with the mission and vision of the College, Division of Student Development, and the Transitions program
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of students, faculty, staff, and the general public to assist students in planning and organizing education activities and programming
  • Ability to communicate with students using a variety of communication tools including email, phone, and social media
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to federal FERPA guidelines
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a high-volume professional office setting 
  • Ability to use a computer and appropriate software
  • Ability to promote and advance an atmosphere of inclusiveness and collegiality, in addition to a workplace culture of equity, respect, and advocacy
  • Ability to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service at all times 
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing Interpersonal and diplomacy skills
  • Discretion, personal integrity, and superior ethics 
  • Organizational skills 

Working Conditions and Important Information

Working Conditions

Work is typically performed in a normal office environment working with a variety of people. Work environment is often noisy and crowded with students and staff. Occasional strain to the eyes while working with a computer terminal. Occasional evening or weekend hours to accommodate special activities or events related to the position. Expect disruptions in work flow.

 See ADA/ADAAA (Americans with Disabilities Act and Amendments Act) Physical Requirements Section on file in Human Resources for other usual and customary physical requirements.

Important Information

MHCC only accepts applications through our online application system at For technical assistance with this, please call 855-524-5627.

Please note: We do not request or read letters of recommendation. Also, it is not necessary to upload a large number of documents with your materials. We are looking for the required documents and perhaps one or two additional documents of your choosing (optional). Faculty applications require a current resume, cover letter and official transcripts (copies are fine for application purposes) and/or any required certificates or licenses.

Please note: this is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration.

Position subject to budget consideration and approval.  

Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process.

MHCC is NOT able to support Visa applications for employment at the college. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered.

MHCC provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235; OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015.

Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting as verification of eligibility a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension to your application. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.

If you are seeking this preference, appropriate documentation must be provided at the time of application. You may submit an electronic copy in the document upload area of the application in the section marked "veterans' preference document," or fax to 503-491-7257 or mail to Human Resources, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR  97030. If you do not have your documentation, you may request it through your Veterans' Administration Office.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and interview process. Please notify Human Resources at least three working days prior to the date of need.

Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and interview process. Please notify Human Resources at least three working days prior to the date of need.

Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.


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26000 SE Stark St. Gresham, Oregon, 97030


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