Adult Education Transition Specialist
Kishwaukee College 9 reviews - Malta, IL

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The Adult Education Transition Specialist is responsible for providing retention services for ABE/ASE students and transition services for GED graduates and Advanced ESL students.

Provide support service referrals to ABE/ASE students

Provide required ICCB ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) services for ABE/ASE/ESL students and implement procedures for accommodations

Assist with class orientation and NRS assessments

Monitor student progress and work with adult education instructors to retain students

Transition GED and Advanced ESL students to college classes and monitor their progress in credit courses

Assess advanced ESL students’ preparedness for Kishwaukee College classes

Assist in coordinating GED graduation reception

Coordinate GED scholarship program

Develop and implement retention strategies that are responsive to the changing needs of the students and community

Assist with recruitment and development of the Nontraditional Student Orientation

Collect data regarding enrollment, retention, and completion of students transitioning into credit courses

Prepare reports as needed and submit reports on time

Participate in job-related, departmental, college-wide and community events and committee

Work in accordance with professional standards and student confidentiality

Perform other work-related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Adult Transitions

This position is a part-time, grant-funded position, working 29 hours per week.

Required Skills

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Adult Education, Social Work or related field

Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, including students with disabilities

Experience in the administration of formal and informal assessment tools, career counseling, and needs assessment

Ability to access community resources in support of students

Demonstrated experience in providing a variety of retention and transition services for adult education students

Required Experience

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