Portland Community College is seeking a Pathway Guidance Manger to provide day to day operational support to practitioners working in a responsive holistic case management in a guided pathways model. The successful candidate will be able to provide support and develop practitioners around culturally responsive frameworks. This role will advance our efforts toward achieving equitable student success. If this sounds like a position that interests you, please consider applying today!
This position is part of an educational community that values cultural competency and inclusive
teaching and learning practices. Incoming student affairs professionals will be provided
with mentorship, professional development, and opportunities to connect with
stakeholders across the district. For more information about Portland Community College’s commitment to equitable student success.
For additional information please visit - https://www.pcc.edu/yess/.
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/management-jobs/pathways-guidance-manager/
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. If you meet the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply even if you do not believe you meet every one of the success criteria qualifications described below. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship and/or service will contribute to the College.
- Demonstrates awareness of one’s own cultural background, privilege, intersectionality and how they influence perceptions, values, and practices and engages in the way they shape their relationship to students and staff.
- Demonstrate a history of using an equity lens in one’s work through the ability to disrupt prejudice, discrimination, microaggressions, racism and create restorative opportunities for students and staff at the interpersonal, intergroup, and institutional levels.
- Ability to participate in the creation and execution of a vision for the College’s mission balancing compliance with flexible, multimodal, and inclusive delivery.
- Demonstrate an ability to use data and assessment outcomes to support programming and services.
- Familiarity with systems, approaches and best practices related to career exploration, job readiness support and advising/coaching.
- Ability to foster, create, and empower an effective team through facilitation and support of professional development, training and mentoring. Guide staff toward a student-centered model that is accessible and inclusive.
- Ability to engage in collaborative leadership with institution-wide cross-functional leaders and teams. Implementation of processes in support of continuous improvement of services.
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Science, or related area. Three (3) years progressively responsible experience related to the area of assignment including two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience. Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy or a comparable external leadership training program may substitute for up to 6 months of lead or supervisory experience.
- OR Bachelor’s Degree in any field AND five (5) years progress years progressively responsible experience related to the area of assignment including two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience. Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy or a comparable external leadership training program may substitute for up to 6 months of lead or supervisory experience.
- OR Seven (7) years progress years progressively responsible experience related to the area of assignment including two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience. Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy or a comparable external leadership training program may substitute for up to 6 months of lead or supervisory experience.
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.
Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year
View a complete list of PCC benefits.