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Director, Dual Credit

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Leads the development and administration of dual credit and early college high school (ECHS) programs. The director builds relationships with high schools across the College district to increase dual credit enrollment by assessing the needs of high school students and school districts, coordinating with academic departments to provide courses in response to those needs, implementing marketing and promotion strategies to ensure participation, providing admission and registration support services, and overseeing orientation and administrative support for students, parents, and faculty.


Essential Job Functions:
  • Supervises, coordinates and directs admissions, testing, and registration of students in dual credit and ECHS programs. Oversees all aspects of new student intake/record management.
  • Forecasts needs for class sections and collaborate with instructional deans and department chairs to build a schedule of classes that meets the needs of dual credit and (ECHS) students; both at the College and approved off-site locations.
  • Facilitates timely, professional communication and problem resolution strategies with students. Addresses grade concerns, student code of conduct violations, complaints, and discipline issues with appropriate contact in a timely manner. Coordinates with compliance and judicial affairs and/or department chairs as issues move through the process. Communicates with student and high school partners throughout the process and inform them of the outcome.
  • Collaborates with counterparts to ensure consistent and uniform application of all functions, processes, and services within dual credit across the College.
  • Consults with ISD administrators, private schools, and instructional deans regarding opportunities to partner and expand dual credit offerings in academic and technical areas. Meets regularly to ensure continuous process improvement.
  • Interviews, selects, trains, supervises, and evaluates a diverse staff through the performance management system. Makes appropriate staffing recommendations in accordance with College policies and procedures.
  • Manages visits to constituent high schools to facilitate parent/student recruiting, orientation, and convocation sessions. Executes annual events and ceremonies on campus. Represents the College at recruitment, orientation, and celebration events on the high school campus.
  • Contributes to advisory boards for ECHS programs, reviews ECHS designation applications, memorandums of understanding (MOUs) and blueprints to ensure the program administration meets Texas Education Agency (TEA) standards and that outcome-based measures for each designation are met. Meets with TEA coaches and ECHS leaders during on-site visits and note areas needing improvement and/or successes. Holds monthly meetings with ECHS program leaders.
  • Consults and collaborates with the dean, student development to plan, implement, and evaluate plans and services through data analysis.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Maintain a personal and professional commitment to the College values and the success of the College and its students.
  • Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff and faculty members in the development and administration of dual credit and ECHS programs.
  • Knowledge of College admissions policies and procedures, guidelines and regulations including Lower Division Academic Course Guide Manual, Instructional Programs in Workforce Education, Workforce Education Course Guide Manual, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College (SACSCOC) Principles, TEA and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) regarding dual credit, ECHS, and technical credit.
  • Knowledge of high school curriculum as it relates to college readiness and dual credit coursework.
  • Be knowledgeable of and responsive to FERPA law and regulations.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Banner Student information system

Required Education:
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college/university

Preferred Education:
  • Master's degree

Required Experience:
  • College teaching, counseling, or other higher education experience at a leadership level
  • Minimum of five years of teaching, counseling, or other college experience or a combination of high school and college experiences.

Note: The duties of this position require a physical presence at the assigned on-site work location during unrestricted operations with very limited or no opportunity for remote work arrangements.

Salary Grade: 29

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2873

Posting Close Date: 5/7/2021



Posted: 2021-04-24 Expires: 2021-05-25

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Director, Dual Credit

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049

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