Director, Foundational Studies

Director, Foundational Studies

Employer

Brunswick Community College
50 College Road
Bolivia, NC 28422
Phone: 800-754-1050

Job Location

Brunswick Community College

50 College Road NE

Bolivia, NC  28422

 

Salary/Grade

$43,000.00

Benefits

Full

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, May 4, 2018
Closes: Thursday, July 26, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, June 25, 2018

Expected Work Hours

M-F 8am-5pm or as determined

Reports to

Dean, Continuing Education Workforce Development

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent; four to ten years related experience  and or training
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral written communication. Ability to read, analyzes, and intercept general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • North Carolina Community College experience

Position Description

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under weekly supervision, is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, supervision, evaluation and continued improvement of Foundational Studies (ABE/GED/AHS/ESL). Maintains accurate and up to date program documentation system, coordinating the effective recruitment and selection of program staff, developing and implementing professional development for staff locally and in conjunction with the NCCCS, as well as ensuring student recruitment, retention, graduation, and transitions to post-secondary education.

 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  • Supervise instructors and evaluates curriculum associated with classes offered through Foundational Studies
  • Recommends appropriate expenditures related to curriculum, software, practice tests, materials, etc.
  • Maintains a system of accurate, up-to-date documentation and reporting to colleagues and the NCCCS
  • Supervises retention specialists and their implementation of the program’s retention plan
  • Coordinates recruitment training, professional development, and evaluation of instructional and support personnel for employment.  Provides routine professional development workshops for all instructional staff
  • Evaluates the quality of instruction and documentation within ABE/GED/AHS/ESL/ classes
  • Oversees the GED® Testing Center and additional High School equivalency testing
  • Acts as a resource to higher level administration.  Develops and prepares recommendations and presentations for quality improvement within Foundational Studies
  • Identifies and recruits students through community events, speaking engagements, and marketing opportunities
  • Prepares Literacy Education Information System (LEIS) reports
  • Assists with grant writing and implementation of special initiatives
  • Attends staff meetings and communicates information relevant to College & Career Readiness program guidelines, procedures, and activities to the Dean of Cont. Education/Workforce Development
  • Attends local and regional workshops to gain information and professional growth
  • Maintains a current working knowledge of standardized testing, National Reporting Standards, Federal Educational Functioning Levels (EFL’s), ADA legislation, testing accommodations, and NCCCS Basic Skills Policy Manual

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent; four to ten years related experience  and or training
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral written communication. Ability to read, analyzes, and intercept general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

  

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • North Carolina Community College experience

How to Apply

A completed and signed Brunswick Community College application, a letter stating your qualifications related to the position requirements, skills and abilities, unofficial transcripts, and resume are preferred for most positions.

Applications can be found online at www.brunswickcc.edu

Applicants should send all documents and inquiries to any of the following:

 

Human Resources, Brunswick Community College

PO Box 30

Supply, NC, 28462

humanresources@brunswickcc.edu

Fax (910) 754-8229

Telephone: (910) 755-7300

BCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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