Dean of Adult Education

Dean of Adult Education


Richmond Community College
1042 West Hamlet Avenue
Hamlet, NC 28345
Phone: 910-410-1700

Job Location

Richmond Community College Service Area


Depends on Qualifications


Full Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, December 5, 2022
Closes: Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Reports to

Vice President for Instruction

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the College, with special emphasis on the educational needs of adults. Experience with College and Career Readiness Programs including the ability to manage and develop programs, manage and develop budgets, and supervise employees. Understanding of applicable laws and regulations, as well as modern technologies.  Qualified applicants should have a demonstrated competence in the application and use of MS Office. A working, conceptual knowledge of Moodle or a similar LMS is beneficial. A demonstrated knowledge of budget management is valued as well as the ability to assess programming options relative to budget options in order to make strategic programming decisions. Qualified applicants should have skills in critical analysis and problem solving, and independent decision-making ability. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are an essential element of this position.    

Minimum Education and Experience:

Master’s Degree required preferably in management, administration or adult education. Minimum of five year’s supervisory experience, with experience in budgeting and supervision required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in curriculum or program development or similar experience and two years of teaching experience preferred.

Position Description

The Dean of Adult Education, under the authority and supervision of the Vice President of Instruction, is responsible for the direction, management, supervision, and coordination of the College and Career Readiness Programs to include ABE, HSE, AHS, and ESL within the college service area.  The Dean shall coordinate assigned activities with other college departments, divisions, and outside agencies. Additionally, the dean will oversee all occupational extension courses and other non-credit programming delivered in a correctional setting in the service area. Program development and implementation is an essential component of this position.


  1. Perform systematic analysis that helps to identify program and employment needs and areas for growth and improvement.
  2. Provide annual program planning outcomes and results for the College and Career Readiness Program, and Prison, including projected budget expenditures. 
  3. Coordinate with public and private agencies in Richmond and Scotland Counties to provide College and Career Readiness classes. 
  4. Recruit, orient, and evaluate staff for College programs. 
  5. Oversee and direct professional development activities for instructors and staff. 
  6. Supervise advisory boards/committees for the College and Career Readiness Programs and Prison Education. 
  7. Coordinate the implementation of non-credit programming and supervise instructors in the correctional facilities in the college service area.
  8. Review new programs, materials, requisitions, and supply the programs with instructional materials.
  9. Prepare and submit reports to NCCCS and disseminate to administration, designated departments and designated agencies.
  10. Initiate, collect, reconcile, consolidate, and file documentation to include start forms, contracts, and class change forms to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of required documentation.  
  11. Serve as the point of contact/liaison between prison and College staff. Attend all meetings required by the College and/or correctional facility and receive all requests for programming as determined by the correctional facilities.
  12. Responsible for completing the Prison Education Program (PEP) Joint Annual Plan submitted to the NC Community College System Office and the NC Department of Public Safety each fiscal year. 
  13. Contribute to the continuous improvement of instruction by creating and implementing ways to support the continuous growth and sustainability of RCC’s instruction programs.
  14. Maintain accountability and compliance policy on all College and Career Readiness programs.
  15. Prepare, review and submit monthly payroll reports for processing.  
  16. Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

To apply for a vacant position, complete the Richmond Community College application and submit it with photocopies or unofficial copies of your College transcripts. For positions where a high school diploma or equivalent is the highest required degree, then proof of high school/equivalency is required. Application and review process can be found on the RichmondCC website. No action will be taken on submission of a resume or letter of interest only. Incomplete files will not be considered. Successful applicant must pass a complete background check.


Job Post Contact

Human Resources Director

Richmond Community College

P O Box 1189

Hamlet NC 28379

P (910) 410-1804

F (910) 582-7028