Job Description - Coordinator, ABE/GED
Description View created on 09/01/2014
Director, Adult Education Program
To provide leadership in the planning and operations of Adult Basic Education and GED.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates one or more programs within the Adult Education arena and represents those programs to internal and external partners.
Prepares class schedules in a timely manner for all reporting and data systems.
Maintains and updates ABE/GED faculty and ABE/GED student website and ABE calendar.
Responsible for continuous quality improvement process for ABE, including instructional observations, classroom visits, and syllabi checks.
Works with Professional Development Coordinator on instructor training, including compliance with grant mandates. Assists with orienting and assigning mentors to new instructors.
Evaluates and integrates curriculum.
Assists in negotiating, reviewing, and updating contracts and agreements with community partners. Meets with key partnership personnel, coordinates services, provides annual statistics and reports, and evaluates facilities.
Orders and inventories materials including books, distance learning seats, instructional supplies, and office supplies.
Works with AE staff to maintain and update student data systems (attendance, Datatel, and federal reporting). Evaluates and maintains records such as test scores and statistics, class contact hours, attendance, instructor comments, and class grades.
Assists with student intake and other events that pertain to the promotion and recruitment of students.
Provides assistance to instructors with issues arising in the classroom or with students, and provides solutions with measurable outcomes.
Provides technical assistance to instructors, recruiter/advisors, and students.
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.
Adult education principles, practices, and theories.
Classroom management techniques.
Brockton HS Literacy Model and its application in the adult education classroom.
Growth Mindset (Dweck).
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.
Coordinating the activities of staff.
Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body.
Valid Texas Drivers' License.
Reliable transportation for local Austin area travel.