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Health Career Academy (HCA) Contextualized Learning Continuing Education Assistant

Housatonic Community College is currently seeking applicants interested in the Health Career Academy (HCA) Contextualized Learning Continuing Education Assistant position in the Continuing and Professional Education department.  

This is a full-time, temporary, grant-funded, non-tenure track position.

Anticipated Start Date: May 2017

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.  Review of applications will begin on May 9, 2017.  Application materials submitted by May 25, 2017 will receive priority consideration.

Salary: $53,774.00 approximate annual salary, with full benefits package.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in allied health, human services or field closely related field and one to four years of related experience. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and abilities in the following areas:

  • Academic and skills assessment methods;
  • Academic Advising methods;
  • Familiarity with physical and learning disabilities;
  • Computer-based instructional technology; computer literacy;
  • Oral and written communication;
  • Human relations and diversity.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references.  Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge and experience in health care.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Continuing and Professional Education the HCA Contextualized Learning Continuing Education Assistant will focus their time exclusively on the participants of The WorkPlace, Inc. initiative.  The incumbent will be responsible for implementing the advising program in order to improve students’ abilities to successfully achieve their educational goals through effective performance in the following functional areas:

  • Advising Program Development
  • Student Advising
  • Maintenance of Advising Materials
  • Support to the General Department Operations

The incumbent is required to attend and participate at convocation and commencement ceremonies, department and special meetings, and state-mandated trainings, which may include evening and weekend hours. 

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check.

Housatonic Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Theresa Eisenbach, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
900 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Telephone: (203) 332-5013

HCC is a member of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.  Protected group members are encouraged to apply






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