Coordinator, Curriculum And Instruction Adult Education (Esl) Program

State Of Georgia Lawrenceville , GA 30046

Posted 4 weeks ago

Employment Terms: This job is a full-time benefitted, FLSA Exempt/Administrative position in the Adult Education Division that reports to the Vice President of Adult Education.

Salary -$50,000.00 per year.

Schedule - Varies based on needs of program and will include nights and occasional Saturdays. This position is a 40-hour position based on the Lawrencville campus; with occasional travel to the Alpharetta North-Fulton Campus

Minimum Qualifications (Job Code 11002): Bachelor's degree in a related field *and

  • Two (2) years related work experience. This position requires exceptional customer service, multi-tasking, critical thinking, and verbal/written communication skills. Microsoft Word and Excel experience are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master's degree in education plus additional ESL certification, as well as prior supervisory experience. Preference will be given to individuals who have worked in Adult Education and have proven responsibility with ESL instructional best-practices and curriculum design and development, as well as the application of effective student assessment techniques/methods and demonstrated the ability to manage educational sites. Experience with specialized data systems and Microsoft Excel is preferred.

Job Description Summary:

Under minimal supervision, plans and directs administrative functions of the Adult Education program. Develops and implements strategic goals in accordance with the mission of the department and/or technical college. Works independently within a team environment to serve a culturally diverse population.

Duties/Responsibilities

Percentage of time

  • Plans and directs administrative functions

  • Assigns, plans, and directs activities to ensure maximum operational efficiency on a continuous basis according to established practice and procedures.

  • Develops and/or assists with effective development of proposed laws and formulated appropriate rule and regulation changes to effectively meet the goals and requirements of the program.

  • Monitors the activities of program personnel to ensure compliance with federal and state grant, technical college, department, and/or program policies and procedures.

  • Interprets and applies state and federal rules, regulations, policies and legislation as it relates to the operations of the program.

  • Develops innovative problem-solving techniques and counsels others to resolve unusual problems when standard methods do not apply.

25

  • Develops and implements strategic goals in accordance with the mission of the department and/or technical college.

  • Works cooperatively with the program leadership and department administration to determine strategic positioning.

  • Maintains a superior knowledge of assigned program area. Gives updates to department administration on services, operations and projects.

  • Develops and maintains cooperative working relationships with internal and external contacts relating to assigned area operations.

  • Serves as representative at various public and private meetings, conferences, seminars and/or professional organizations in a professional manner.

25

  • Program administration

  • Hires, trains, and manages instructors, program adjuncts, support personnel and volunteers.

  • Sets and meets goals based on strategic direction of the Adult Education department or technical college and customer needs.

  • Determines the needs of the students and prepares class schedules to accommodate those needs using instructional personnel with appropriate backgrounds and experience for each educational level.

  • Exercises fiscal prudence by monitoring expenditures and following proper purchasing procedures.

  • Monitors student attendance and retention.

25

  • Manages human resource and employee relations functions.

  • Interviews program applicants to fill vacancies according to applicable laws, rules and policies.

  • Selects the appropriate number of individuals who possess the skills needed to perform the required work.

  • Discusses potential grievance-related concerns with employees in order to identify options or resolve issues prior to the formal filing of a grievance.

  • Advises employees of established grievance procedures.

  • Recommends or initiates disciplinary actions according to applicable rules and policies.

5

  • Creates and maintains a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation.

  • Defines goals and/or required results and communicates information to program personnel.

  • Communicates regularly with staff on progress toward defined goals and/or required results, providing specific feedback and initiating corrective action when defined goals and/or required results are not met.

  • Evaluates employees at scheduled intervals, obtains and considers all relevant information in evaluations.

  • Motivates staff to improve quantity and quality of work performed and discusses training and development opportunities as appropriate.

5

  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending professional development training, workshops, seminars and conferences and by reading professional literature in the related technical field.

  • Attends internal and external educational programs and professional meetings as requested.

  • Participates in regular meetings of available and applicable professional organizations.

  • Takes part in advisory committee meetings and helps recruit new members as necessary.

5

  • Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior.

  • Demonstrates eagerness to learn and assume responsibility; seeks out and accepts increased responsibility; displays a "can do" approach to work.

  • Shows persistence and seeks alternatives when obstacles arise; seeks alternative solutions; does things before being asked or forced to by events.

  • Works within the system in a resourceful manner to accomplish reasonable work goals; shows flexibility in response to process change and adapts to and accommodates new methods and procedures.

  • Accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately.

  • Works when scheduled; begins and ends work as expected; calls in according to policy when arriving late for work or when absent; observes provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act; observes policies on break and lunch periods; uses work time appropriately.

5

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

5

Physical Demands:

Frequency

(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)Constantly

Requires operation, access, or control of financial resources.

N

Requires having a P-Card.

N

Driving is a responsibility of this position.

N

This position will have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care.

N

This position will have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications).

N

This position is a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

This position requires moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

This position requires the ability to adjust or move objects up to 15 pounds in all directions with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

This position requires the ability to repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

This position requires the ability to operate machinery and/or power tools with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

Noisy environments.

N

Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more with or without reasonable accommodation.

N

Work in outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.

N

Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

C

The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent Technical Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, spouse of military member or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I financed programs, educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans , student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

The Technical College System and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Richardson (LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu), Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 100, Room 323B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691.

Bachelors degree in education, business administration or a closely related field *and

  • Three (3) years of experience in an educational setting. Supervisory experience is required.

Additional Information

  • Agency Logo:

  • Requisition ID: EDU04GO

  • Number of Openings: 1

  • Advertised Salary: Not to exceed $50,000/yr

  • Shift: Day Job

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