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ACES Student Success Coordinator
Montgomery College Montgomery County, MD
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ACES Student Success Coordinator

Montgomery College
Montgomery County, MD
Expired: February 26, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Montgomery College has an opening for a full-time ACES Student Success Coordinator for the Achieving Academic Excellence and Success Program. The work schedule is typically Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm, with occasional weekend and evening hours. This is a non-bargaining, exempt, grade 27 position. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness. This position is located in Montgomery County and is currently eligible for telework 1 day a week based on the needs of the unit.

Under supervision and with direction from the Associate Director of the ACES Department, the ACES Student Success Coordinator will provide a broad range of services supporting high school juniors and seniors. Work as part of a team that seeks to create a seamless pathway for students from high school to college completion. The program focuses on identifying and supporting students that are underrepresented in higher education and those that are the first in their family to attend college. The coordinator will meet with students to assess their needs and then provide follow-up student and academic support. Some support work activities include assistance with college applications, financial aid/scholarships, college and career research, college visits, referrals to academic support services, and preparation resources to take college placement tests. The coordinator will deliver workshops, programming, and services related to the work activities listed above. Most of the work is performed at the assigned high school, with work performed on campuses and partner high schools on an as needed basis.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Develop and implement program policies, programs and curriculum that promotes the educational development and ultimate graduation of each ACES student from high school and gain admission to college.
  • Serve as an MC ACES program coordinator for the MCPS high school they are placed in to coordinate the delivery of college readiness activities.
  • Work with MCPS counselors and faculty to identify and coordinate recruitment efforts for students in the target population in order to provide a broad range of support to students who have been identified as at-risk of not attending or completing college.
  • Coordinate with the high school staff and Montgomery College staff on logistics such as securing office and classroom space, reserving computer labs and other auxiliary spaces, scheduling field trips, and determine ways of establishing and maintaining effective communication with students, parents, high school staff and counselors, and community entities.
  • Provide one-on-one case management and facilitate group meetings with program participants to identify barriers to determine and implement an individual success plan for each ACES student. Case management includes working with a caseload of 11th and 12th graders, while simultaneously recruiting 10th grade students for the program.
  • Coordinate visits to colleges, especially Montgomery College and Universities at Shady grove.
  • Use the ACES data base and other tools to track all program activities and student progress, as well as contribute to the evaluation practices at both high school and program level.


Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree with a minimum of 3 years case management experience: working with at-risk populations in a high school, community college or community-based program, assisting students with college preparation and access; working with college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship processes; academic coaching, personal counseling, classroom teaching, or referral to social service agencies or a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years case management experience: working with at-risk populations in a high school, community college or community-based program, assisting students with college preparation and access; working with college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship processes; academic coaching, personal counseling, classroom teaching, or referral to social service agencies. An equivalent combination of education, training, certification and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and expertise to perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Thorough knowledge of college admissions, financial aid and scholarship processes; of academic advising, personal counseling, classroom teaching and case management.
  • Knowledge of career decision-making and career assessments.
  • Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communications, interpersonal relations, computer technologies (i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation programs), leadership and organization.
  • Ability to use a wide range of communication techniques depending upon specific educational or personnel challenges; to work cooperatively with others; to speak to small and large groups


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in a foreign language preferred
  • A cover letter is preferred
  • A valid driver's license and a good driving record.


Hiring Range $63,375 to 82,376 annually. Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity.

Application Process:
  • Position is open until filled
  • For consideration, you must attach a resume that provides the month and year(s) worked at each employer and detailed experience to reflect the duties and responsibilities performed at each employer.
  • If any position listed on your resume was a part-time position, please indicate so on the resume.
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As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable).
  • For international degrees, you must provide US degree equivalency verified by a nationally recognized credential evaluation service.
  • Participation in a Maryland State Retirement System plan (Pension or Optional Retirement Plan, depending on the position). If you are already retired from the Maryland State Retirement System, you may not enroll in a Maryland State Retirement System plan at Montgomery Collage and may have earnings restrictions, per state law.


Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management at 240-567-5353 or HRSTM@montgomerycollege.edu. We require at least two weeks advance notice to enable us to provide the requested accommodation.

Montgomery College is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.
Closing Date
Open Until Filled

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Montgomery County, MD
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