Announcement of Anticipated Opening

SNAP Employment and Training Coordinator

Job Posting # EA20010
Continuing Education

Part-time Educational Assistant Position

Application must be postmarked by this date.

July 31, 2020 by 5 p.m.

Anticipated Starting Date

September 2020

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in social services, education or a closely related field and a minimum of two years of experience as a case manager in a job training facility or related program, as a faculty member, or an administrator in higher education. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and abilities in the following areas:

  • Competency in Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and presentation.
  • Experience in outreach and program implementation.
  • Capacity to work independently, self-starter.
  • Counseling and/or case management skills.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work within deadline.
  • Consistent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and manage relationships with external grant partners.
  • Skills in compiling, tracking and assembling reports.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of client records.
  • Work with a diverse population of clients.
  • Ability to travel in state; valid Connecticut driver’s license is required.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and provide appropriate references.


  • Administers all aspects of grant with minimal supervision.
  • Works with area Department of Social Services office to identify potential candidates for available programs.
  • Develops marketing materials to inform this population of the grant and training opportunities available at the college.
  • Distributes informational material to municipalities and interested parties in the service area.
  • Track and report on student outcomes and costs in DSS Pathways and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Provides presentations to small groups and individuals, as needed.
  • Screens candidates for eligibility for the grant program, and assesses abilities, educational level and potential barriers.
  • Initiates background checks and drug screening paperwork.
  • Provides individual career coaching throughout the training and job-seeking phases of the SNAP E&T program.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all personal and financial information of clients.
  • Collaborates with Enrollment Services and the Bursar’s Office to ensure that the clients are registered in a timely fashion.
  • Assists client with enrollment process, health forms and other forms as needed. Orders uniforms, supplies, books as necessary for students.
  • Meets with SNAP E&T participants on a regular basis to discuss attendance and progress in the course.
  • Maintains a confidential file on each participant with a narrative of all contacts.
  • Develops and maintains a spreadsheet of grant awardees and documents progress.
  • Surveys students three months after completion of their training.
  • Submits reports monthly, quarterly and annually throughout the grant cycle or as needed.
  • Performs any additional duties as directed by supervisor to fulfill the grant deliverables.

Minimum Salary/Compensation

$32.14 per hour/17 hours per week

Application Procedure

Please reference job posting number EA20010 on application material. Email letter of intent, resume, Employment Application, all transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and the names of three professional references to: Employment application must be completed in its entirety; references to resume or CV are not acceptable.  Application materials with the incorrect application will not be accepted

Application Deadline

July 31, 2020 by 5p.m.

Background Checks

Manchester Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. MCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

Manchester Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, intellectual disability, learning disability, mental disability or history thereof, physical disability (including blindness), marital status, national origin, race, religious creed, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), sexual orientation, criminal record, veteran status, retaliation for previous discrimination or coercion, genetic information and workplace hazards to reproductive systems. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Debra Freund, Chief Diversity Officer, Manchester Community College, Great Path, P.O. Box 1046, Manchester, CT 06045-1046, SSC L277.

Manchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.