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Director of Adult Education

Coastal Alabama University
Bay Minette, AL Full-time
Posted on February 13, 2020

Director of Adult Education

The Director of Adult Education provides global program leadership and direction for the adult education programs at Coastal Alabama Community College; plans, develops, implements and evaluates all aspects of the program and personnel. Oversees the supervision of instructors, academic and administrative assistants.

At a minimum, the essential functions of the Director of Adult Education shall include:

Oversee the supervision of personnel and coordinate activities of all Adult Education Program sites at Coastal Alabama Community College by conducting site visits regularly.
Develop and manage budgets for all Coastal Alabama Community College Adult Education programs.
Responsible for ensuring program accountability standards are met.
Work with all stakeholders to formulate policies and develop plans that clearly convey the mission and philosophy of adult education and family literacy program.
Oversee the development of measurable program goals and objectives in conjunction with the respective local directors and Local Area Coordinators.
Integrate human and physical resources to continually improve local program and Program performance.
Oversee the recruitment, interview, selection, supervision and evaluation of local program staff.
Oversee and assist in the preparation of the annual report addressing the amount of non-Federal funds, in cash or in-kind, contributed to her/his local adult education program during the previous fiscal year.
Oversee the implementation of a process to inform all males age 18-25 of the requirement to register for the draft with the U.S. Selective Service System in accordance with the Department of Education directives.
Maintain working partnerships with providers of support services and with the larger literacy community.
Annually assess the literacy needs of adults within the service delivery area.
Oversee the assessment of adult learners' satisfaction with her/his local program quarterly.
Oversee the development of a quality instructional program based on sound assessment and teaching/learning principles.
Direct her/his local and Program-wide professional development program providing pre- and in-service training sessions quarterly.
Oversee the maintenance and safe keeping of all state and federally mandated records and reports.
Oversee the development of recruitment plans that inform the target population of program services and attracts prospective adult learners.
Oversee the development of intake and orientation processes that clarifies student and program goals and expectations and ensures appropriate placement in the program.
Oversees the development and implementation of program retention plans based on learning outcomes.
Directs the maintenance of a program database to report participant outcomes and to monitor program performance against the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act's core performance measures and the Alabama Community College System additional performance measures.
Oversees the coordination of development of written policies and procedures for the Adult Education Program.
Oversees the maintenance of monthly timesheets for each Adult Education program employee.
Promotes the Adult Education Program and classes throughout the college's service areas.
Maintaining a highly professional attitude and demeanor at all times.
Exhibiting appropriate and satisfactory leadership within the College.
Complying with ACCS and College policies, as well as state and federal laws.
Providing responsible, adequate, and satisfactory leadership on the campus and within the College.
Demonstrating excellent leadership traits and skills in all aspects of the position.
Communicating positively and professionally in all aspects of the position.
Ensuring the positive promotion of the College and integration of all campuses within the College.
Performs other duties as required.

SALARY: Appropriate placement on the Alabama Community College System Salary Schedule C3

Qualifications:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Interviews can only be extended to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who complete the application process. The following are the minimum required qualifications for this position:
Master's Degree in administration, education, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university is required.
Three (3) years of full-time administrative/management experience is required.
Demonstrated leadership ability and evidence of success in achieving measurable outcomes is required.
Two (2) years of successful writing and editing grants and reports is required.
Experience with budget preparation and oversight is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
The following are the preferred qualifications for this position:
Experience with the Alabama Adult Education System for Accountability and Performance (AAESAP) is preferred.
Experience working in a community college setting is preferred.
Experience in supporting the needs of adult learners is preferred.

(Closes on February 26, 2020)

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