School Partnerships Specialist

Job Scope

The School Partnerships Specialist assists the Associate Dean of School Partnerships in administration of school partnerships programs including ACE, Associate in High School, and the Academy pathways. The School Partnerships Specialist works closely with the College and High School faculty and staff to provide training and assistance required for efficient delivery of quality school partnership programs.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  1. Assist in recruiting, advising, and providing of educational pathway information, such as policies, requirements, registration, payment, grades, transfer processes, etc. to high school students, parents, and administrators. Attend parent information nights at partner districts.
  2. Assist in distributing and collecting course scheduling information with school districts.
  3. Coordinate semester activities with the College or ACE faculty to include: providing class rosters and collecting verification, distributing and analyzing ACE student course evaluations, and monitoring site visit and training completion.
  4. Develop, monitor, and amend Associate in High School students’ semester course schedules/advising worksheets, and coordinate Associate in High School placement testing.
  5. Monitor students’ course enrollment, advise students, and assist in the registration process to ensure students in the Associate in High School Program remain on track for graduation.
  6. Assist with College and ACE Faculty professional development activities and program features and objectives including on campus/online meetings; monitor and record participation, and send out meeting notices and reminders; Maintain course training modules on myPEAK.
  7. Maintain knowledge of and adherence to NACEP accreditation standards.
  8. Provide day to day administrative and office support to the Office of School Partnerships
  9. Attendance at all mandatory meetings.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Direct Reports


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Education: Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.

Experience & Knowledge: Experience in secondary or higher education preferred. Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written formats to a wide variety of audiences and potential ability to build strong working relationships with educational partners.

Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Criminal background clearance, Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for business travel.

Physical Demands: Frequent sitting. Must be able to talk, hear, operate a computer, and drive a vehicle. Occasional lifting up to 10lbs. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Work Environment: Typical office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.

Location: Richland Campus

Base Salary: Starting salary begins at $29,500 and is dependent upon education and experience.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, May 25, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, fully completed employment applications received by the deadline with all required application materials will receive guaranteed priority consideration.

Application materials required for full consideration:

  • Employment Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

To Apply: Click here for the Employment Application.

Please note that employment applications referencing ‘see resume’ or similar phrases are considered incomplete and may not be reviewed or considered. For guaranteed priority consideration, applicants must submit a fully completed employment application with all required application materials by the deadline.

Please do not call in regards to the status of your application. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Benefits: The College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage to full-time employees and their dependents. Benefits package also includes short-term/long-term disability, retirement, life insurance, generous paid time off, and 11 paid holidays.

Please do not fax or mail any documentation. Official College transcripts or High School transcripts are required upon hire.

Employment is contingent upon submission and satisfactory review of any background check clearances as may be required by Pennsylvania Act 153. Please refer to our Pre-Employment Background Check Information page for more detailed information.

At this time, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College cannot sponsor applicants for work visas for any position.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College promotes a drug-free workplace.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.