Program Coordinator, Adult Basic Education (ABE)/Adult Secondary Education (ASE)
Requisition #: 2017  -  1578
Posting Date: 7/24/2017
Location: Any Campus
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)

The purpose of this position is to provide direct supervision and management of the Adult Secondary Education (ASE) and the Adult Basic Education (ABE) program which includes classes for students with developmental disabilities.  The Coordinator is responsible for, but not limited to, developing, planning, organizing and monitoring on- and off-campus programs.  The incumbent will be responsible for the orderly execution of the programs, to include supervision of instructors and students, student advisement and registration, recruitment and retention, curriculum and faculty development, and preparing program reports. This person reports to the Associate Dean of Adult Education.

Essential Duties/Functions:

· Schedule classes to meet student needs and in coordination with other Adult Education Program Coordinators and the Associate Dean of Adult Education. Meet with community partners and agencies to identify and plan off-campus class offerings. Plan teaching schedules and determine course offerings.

· Provide appropriate office hours for student admissions and advisement. Monitor student attendance, progress, and retention. Determine needs of individual students in the programs. Supervise and advise students regarding attendance, educational and occupational goals and individual plans for progress.

· Meet with parents/guardians of special needs students.  Review educational and psychological evaluations of students to determine if student is appropriate for enrollment in ABE program.

· Participate in community events to promote program and recruit students. Recruit students for program expansion.  Plan student retention methods in coordination with program instructors and other program coordinators.

· Recruit, screen, and recommend instructors for hire. Supervise teachers and teaching methods. Provide in-service training opportunities for faculty.

· Communicate with parents/caregivers, transportation agencies and instructors to ensure that transportation services for special needs students are coordinated to ensure that students are transported in a consistent and timely manner to maximize student safety.

· Assist in the development of appropriate course outlines/syllabi. Select textbooks and secure necessary instructional materials and supplies.

· Convey information regarding policies and procedures to students, instructors and other stakeholders.

· Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

· Participate in national, regional and state professional development initiatives to improve knowledge and skill base.

· Perform all duties of an instructor as needed. Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Difficult Challenges:

· Dealing with frequent interruptions

· Dealing with limited resources (fiscal, human, supplies, etc.)

· Managing student issues (behavior, health, emergencies)

· Managing personnel issues

· Managing community relationships and partnerships

· Managing multiple priorities

· Meeting sudden, unexpected deadlines


· Campus Police – weekly

· Continuing Education Registrar- monthly

· Human Resources – monthly

· Payroll – monthly

· Information Technology Services – weekly

Educational & Certification Requirements:

· Bachelor’s Degree required.

· Have 3-5 years of Basic Skills experience, adult education, and/or experience in education and supervision. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:

· Knowledge of instructional methods and curriculum design.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

· Ability to work with different cultures.

· Proficiency in computer skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

· Possess the skills as a self-starter, organized, and productive team member.

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

· Ability to interpret student needs and plan course offerings accordingly.

· Ability to interpret public needs and adjust instructional schedules accordingly.

· Ability to meet the public easily, be willing to expand scope of knowledge, and able to adjust to flexible conditions/situations. 

The following (compliance) training is required and must be completed within the first 30 days of hire with annual refresher training thereafter: 

· Ethics

· Safety/Shooter on Campus

· Personal Information Protection Training (PIP)

· Anti-Discrimination/Harassment& Title IX

· Other training may be required as determined applicable.

Working Conditions:

· Must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include some evenings and occasional weekends in order to accommodate public/student needs.

· Work requires mostly sitting with some walking or standing.

· Work requires carrying objects or loads of 20 pounds or less.

· Rare: <15% exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes, adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.

**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline:

  Open until an adequate pool of applicants is received
How to Apply:
A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

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