This position directs, manages, and provides leadership in all instructional and academic support systems within the college's Adult Education program. In addition, it promotes and coordinates courses, curriculum, and course development and evaluation. This administrative position, which is confidential in nature, has managerial responsibilities over all faculty, students and clerical staff associated with the program.
Reviews courses to ensure that they comply with the goals and objectives of the program. Coordinates the revision of instructional materials every academic year. Develops, reviews, and implements policies and procedures which affect the program. Directs and supervises Adult Education faculty and clerical staff. Recommends new hires and disciplinary measures when necessary. Provides resources for staff to accomplish the goals and objectives of the courses taught. Advises staff in areas of improvement. Regularly evaluates all adult educators and provides constructive feedback on their work according to Board/Union Agreement. Verifies all time and attendance records. Conducts regular meetings and advises staff of activities and/or changes within the District.
Coordinates effective registration of six Adult Education sessions. Ensures all classes are filled and adequately staffed. Adjusts teaching and/or class scheduling to ensure courses are conducted in most effective manner. Reviews and verifies adult educator’s attendance and grading records for accuracy and completeness. Reviews and verifies all timecards, rate adjustments, and special compensation requests for accuracy and completeness.
Attends and participates in various meetings/committees as they relate to the Adult Education or District. Completes various on-going projects of the program by writing and preparing reports, proposals, and or related reviews. Issues necessary correspondence to staff and community agencies as needed. Prepares departmental budget. Monitors expenditures and ensures they are within budget parameters. Assists students in completing their academic goals and objectives. Provides additional guidance and assistance as individually needed. Investigates concerns/complaints about college according to established college procedures. Collaborates with the Vice President regarding general college operational processes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
All CCC employees are required to adhere to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
Must HAVE these specific Qualifications to be considered:
Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and thirty graduate hours in a related field required. Doctorate preferred. Five years teaching in a higher education setting. Minimum two years administrative experience as Department Chair, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, Program Coordinator.
Active participation or exposure to higher education accreditation procedures, articulation processes and program review. Experience in activities that focus on assessment of student learning. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in one’s work experience. Experience preferred working within a unionized setting.
Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that fosters student success; and to develop a technologically integrated environment that fosters innovation within a learning organization. Knowledge of federal and state requirements and regulations related to adult education. Proven experience in grant management. Knowledge and experience in serving adult learners.
City Colleges of Chicago - 10 months ago