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.
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
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