Job Description - Specialist, Program
Description View created on 09/01/2014

Specialist, Program

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 13
Job Title ID: 11151
Job Series/Job Family: Academic Transfer & General & Developmental Education Series / Academic Program Support Family

Reports To

Department Chair, Education.

Job Purpose

To support the Education Department and work directly with the Department Head on coordination of Education Department program activities.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Arranges and coordinates site-based activities.
  2. Serves as a liaison between ACC and independent school district personnel. Establish and maintain new partnerships for field observation placements. Assists with college and department related outreach and networking.
  3. Initiates, assists, and maintains communications with public school officials and administrative staff regarding school visitation portion of Coordinating Board requirements for ACC education courses.
  4. Coordinates placement and scheduling of ACC students in public schools for required observations. Maintain telephone and email correspondences with ISD partners, ACC faculty, and students. Prepare and forward all necessary documentation and background check information to participating school districts for placement.
  5. Advises students on various aspects of the Education Instruction program such as majors, course selection, transferability, and pre-requisite for degree plans.
  6. Distributes and tracks student paperwork required for public schools and ACC courses.
  7. Maintains communications with Department Chair and faculty in Education Department.
  8. May assist with creation and maintenance of departmental and/or instructional websites.
  9. Address student issues arising from field observation requirement. Forward such issues to Department Chair as needed. Meets with students on a one-to-one basis when necessary, to resolve problems with field observations.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Safety