THIS POSITION IS GRANT FUNDED AND MAY BE CONTINGENT UPON RENEWED FUNDING.
APPLICATION OR RESUME MUST SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS LISTED. ALSO, CAREFULLY READ APPLICANT'S INSTRUCTIONS NOTED BELOW.
SUMMARY: Coordinates the outcome-based English as a Second Language (ESL) program of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Department. Responsibilities include supervision, case management, grant writing and reporting, and community outreach. This program includes instruction in English as a second language, EL Civics, Transitions to College and instruction in work readiness skills ensuring that adults successfully progress on to postsecondary education or training, as well as in family-sustaining employment and career advancement. Must be committed to serving a diverse college community.
1. Recruits, hires, supervise, and evaluates part-time ESL instructors and EL Civics Coordinator; participates in the supervision of student employees including hiring, scheduling, training, and evaluation.
2. Projects and manages overall budget for ESL program.
3. Schedules classes and assigns instructors each semester; creates instructor rosters; requests classrooms.
4. Oversees curriculum planning and syllabi for all classes.
5. Manages instructor and staff orientation, instructor resource material, and professional development activities.
6. Oversees development and revision of instructor handbooks.
7. Oversees the ESL and Citizenship programs and EL/Civics grant and reporting requirements.
8. Participates in the annual planning, annual reporting, needs assessments and surveys, and state evaluations.
9. Manages the data reporting needs for CASAS and other assessments; ensures the accurate input of critical information to produce required reports.
10. Evaluates program effectiveness using federal and state guidelines.
11. Administers off-campus, community-based sites; negotiates the use of off-campus facilities; prepares Memoranda of Understanding as required.
12. Creates and distributes bilingual flyers, class schedules, brochures, and makes presentations in English and Spanish to promote the ESL program.
13. Reviews and orders appropriate classroom materials, including computer software.
14. Manages campus and off-site student intake, registration, assessment, placement, and advisement.
15. Teaches ESL courses per semester as needed.
16. Reviews student progress; resolves student and instructor concerns within the program.
17. Works in coordination with other Adult Basic Education programs in the department (ABE/Adult Secondary Education (ASE), Career Pathways and Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe); partners with community agencies on behalf of students.
18. Networks with and is an active member of the New Mexico Adult Basic Education community.
Although the above are typical of the duties and responsibilities normally performed, additional duties and responsibilities requiring the same or lesser skills, knowledge and dexterity may be required.
Bachelor's degree in adult education, English as a Second Language (ESL/TESOL/ABE), linguistics or related area. Coursework in ESL pedagogy, standards-based curriculum design, and assessment theory.
Six (6) years' experience teaching ESL to adults to include experience in program administration, evaluation, supervision and budget oversight.
Fluency in Spanish, including reading and writing.
Equivalent education and experience may be substituted for each other on a year-for-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience working with multicultural populations.
Previous experience working in an Adult Education environment.
Knowledge of curriculum design, development, implementation and materials to support instruction and instructors; of supervision and training practices; of diverse student needs and learning disabilities and/or differences; of computer operations; of NRS standardized assessments as well as other academic and skills assessment methods; of teaching methods for students of varying cultural heritage and English language proficiency; of computer-based, language lab instructional technology; of program evaluation; and of grant writing and reporting.
Excellent communication skills; and office and organizational skills.
Ability to prepare and maintain clear and accurate records and reports; to develop and maintain effective community-based partnerships; to use judgment to make immediate decisions and resolve concerns; and to plan and organize work.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
APPLICATION OR RESUME MUST SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS COURSEWORK STATED IN MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS.
It is in your BEST INTERESTS to read "SFCC's Hiring Process" and "Completing SFCC's Employment Application" (links to these documents are located on the job website home page) before starting the application process.
Applications are disqualified in the first level of review if they do not meet all Minimum Qualifications listed in this job posting. (Years of experience are calculated based upon numbers of hours worked per week. Example: 2 years of experience working 20 hours per week equals 1 year of experience.)
Relevant experience pertains to Minimum Qualifications, Job Summary/Basic Function, and Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities described in this job posting.
ASSUMPTIONS ARE NOT MADE at any level of SFCC's Hiring Process if information presented in the application material does not clearly address the Minimum Qualifications, Job Summary/Basic Function, and Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Number of pages of application material will not negatively/positively affect your application, however, LACK OF DETAIL may.
$48,195 - non-negotiable
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