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Dance Instructor / Support Assistant / College Access Coordinator

Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA Full-time
Posted on May 31, 2019

Adjunct Faculty, Dance Instructor


Job Number: 00232

Qualifications, Salary and Appointment
Minimum Qualifications:
  • BFA in Dance. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MFA or MA in Dance.
  • Experience teaching modern dance to college age students.
  • Ability to teach physical fitness / conditioning courses (for example yoga and/or Pilates).
  • Teaching experience in a post-secondary institution.
  • Ability to generate innovative ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges and brings ideas to supervisor.
  • Ability to earn the trust, respect, and confidence of coworkers and public through consistent honesty, forthrightness and professionalism in all interactions.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and a commitment to equity and inclusion.


  • This position requires regular and punctual attendance.
  • An understanding of the mission of a community college.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and abilities.
  • A desire to provide a unique and quality experience for students.

Salary: Based on the current part-time salary schedule. 

Start Date: Fall 2019

Application Due Date:  For best consideration, applications should be received by Friday, June 21st, 2019 at 4:59 pm.  Position is open until filled.


Part-Time Hourly, Support Assistant-Transitional Learning


Job Number: 00229

Job Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Support Basic Food Employment & Testing (BFET) and WorkFirst students;
  • Assist with clerical tasks as needed: front office reception; phones, maintain filing system. and data entry;
  • Provide customer service;
  • Manage High School Completion email;
  • Create preliminary High School Completion transcript evaluation;
  • Provide administrative support to High School Completion program;
  • Coordinate Early Alert program Transitional Learning;
  • Process student registration, check schedules, and answer general questions;
  • Proctor placement testing;
  • Track High School Completion intake forms and maintain High School Completion database;
  • Support faculty, staff and administration in developing accessible and ADA compliant course/program materials;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Salary and Appointment
Qualifications (preferred but not required):

  • Associates Degree or comparable experience/education.
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality requirements;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting;
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills;
  • Working knowledge of computers and technology;
  • Multi-lingual;
  • Experience working with employment/career services and/or academic advising.

Salary and Hours: This is a part-time, hourly, non-permanent position with a salary of $15.00 per hour. Regular work week will be Mon-Thur 9am-2pm with possible evenings during testing and registration.  

Start Date: July 1st, 2019, or as soon as can be arranged for the successful candidate.


College Access Corps Coordinator


Job Number: 00081

Job Responsibilities

  • Recruit, select, and train college students as college access coaches.
  • Recruit volunteers for National Days of Service and other community service events.
  • Provide age appropriate college access interventions to participating youth.
  • Compile and update college access program sustainability manual (one for each campus program).
  • Collect and document program assessment data in required tracking tools and progress reports.
  • Participate in College Access Corps trainings, including orientation, mid-year training, graduation, regional cohort meetings and others as schedule.
  • Engage in personal reflection.
  • Collaborate with other CAC teammates and national service members in your community on common projects.
  • Record and track hours in monthly timesheets.
Qualifications, Salary and Appointment
Required Qualifications:
  • Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States.
  • Be 18 or older.
  • Have an AA/BA or some college.
  • Agree to a National Service Criminal History Check and not have a sexual offense or murder conviction (other offenses may also prohibit participation, but will be determined on a case by case basis).
  • Commit to serving 1700 hours (no more than 20% of aggregate time can be spent on training/professional development and no more than 10% on fundraising).
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong organization, problem-solving and written and oral communication skills.
  • Basic office computer skills, including word processing.
  • Program management (marketing, event planning, training, volunteer management) experience.
  • Strong initiative, self-starter, and enthusiasm for helping others succeed• Committed to promoting educational equity and inclusion.


  • Living allowance of $12,630 (distributed over 10.5 months).
  • Loan forbearance and interest accrual reimbursement on qualifying loans.
  • Basic health care plan (if needed).
  • Education Award of $5,920 upon successful completion of the program.
  • Childcare assistance for qualifying members.
  • Members will be given a mid-year and end of year member evaluation from their program supervisor.
  • Networking, training, and professional development opportunities.
  • A chance to make a difference in your community and schools!

Days and Hours of Service: Monday – Friday (may need to serve some evenings and weekends) 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Application Due Date: As soon as possible.


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