Coordinator-ABE/HSE Programs-Life Skills

Coordinator-ABE/HSE Programs-Life Skills


Gaston College
201 Highway U.S. 321
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: 704-922-6200

Job Location

201 Highway U.S. 321

Dallas, NC 28034


$54,093.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Closes: Saturday, May 14, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution required.
  • Three years of supervisory experience in a relevant area required.
  • Direct experience teaching adults required.
  • Generally works in a traditional climate-controlled office environment and requires the ability to sit for extended periods.
  • Some walking, standing, and bending required, and the ability to lift and maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds. 
  • Work environment can be stressful at times in dealing with a wide variety of challenges and deadlines.
  • In addition to regular office hours, position sometimes requires overtime and/or evening hours.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.

Position Description


OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Review of applications will begin 1/4/22

Plan, market, implement, and coordinate the College's Adult Basic Education and High School Equivalency programs. Recruit, train, and supervise full- and part-time staff and instructors throughout Gaston and Lincoln counties.  Take responsibility for all documentation required for compliance with state and federal regulations; exercise judgment in applying established policies and procedures.



  1. Plan and coordinate all aspects of program including participating in development of policies and procedures. 
  2. Promote program internally and externally. 
  3. Recruit, train, schedule, and supervise full- and part-time instructors; prepare all documentation required for compliance with College and state regulations. 
  4. Represent the College at professional conferences and workshops. 
  5. With instructors' input, evaluate and order books and materials. 
  6. Monitor policies as they relate to the program, including monitoring and reviewing instructors' contracts, time sheets, and ensuring compliance with College's requirements for staff and instructors. 
  7. Maintain appropriate records documenting student achievement and progress.  Maintain records of student assessments, instructor progress reports, and other information relevant to North Carolina Community College's Critical Success Factors. 
  8. Coordinate appropriate training and on-going staff development for instructors consistent with research findings and practices in the field of adult education. 
  9. Develop, monitor, and maintain interagency partnerships within the community. Serve on external agency planning committees and assist external agencies with meeting their educational requirements. 
  10. Audit classes and assure compliance as required by the Internal Audit Plan.  Evaluate and respond to audit concerns, and provide follow-up documentation/report. 
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Life Skills.

Job Post Contact

Maelle Keener