Director, College and Career Readiness

Director, College and Career Readiness


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Rocky Mount campus


Commensurate with Experience


State benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Closes: Sunday, May 31, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

39 hours per week, M-F

Reports to

Dean, Arts and Sciences

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree in education or related field and work experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of how adults learn.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in adult education or closely related field; supervisory/administrative experience in education; work experience that demonstrates a thorough knowledge of how adults learn and effectiveness in teaching them; and Career Readiness Credential.

Position Description

To supervise the College and Career Readiness program in Tarboro, Rocky Mount, and other area sites. To ensure that quality learning opportunities are provided to students who do not have a high school diploma or who need basic education skills with the intent of their meeting their educational and vocational goals. To work closely with College and Career Readiness staff, other program coordinators, and administrators to ensure the quality of the College and Career Readiness educational program.

Recruit and hire qualified and experienced adult literacy educators

Collaborate with faculty and staff to schedule classes on a semester-by-semester basis

Maintain community relationships with the goal of establishing, implementing, and maintaining efficient off-campus sites

Assist with the employment, orientation, and training of all Basic Skills faculty and staff

Attend conferences and workshops sponsored by the NCCCS office for Basic Skills administrators

Actively recruit students into program and conduct orientation sessions for incoming students

Supervise and evaluate personnel, operations, and curriculum in the Basic Skills program at all sites

Assist full-time/part-time instructors to cover classes when needed.

Collaborate with the Latino-Hispanic Coordinator to start ESL classes.

Monitor the progress of goals and objectives for all College and Career Readiness (CCR) programs on and off-campus to include ABE, ELA, HSE, Adult High School, and Basic Skills Plus.

Monitor department budget; write planning sheets for all instructors

Assure that CCR students are aware of all college programming – curriculum division, HRD, Occupational Extension, etc.; promote all college programming opportunities to all CCR students.

Promptly and accurately, review instructors’ submitted paperwork to include LEIS reports, attendance rosters, timesheets, leave sheets, and book orders.

Oversee the proper set-up and maintenance of all student and personnel file folders.

Review LEIS data and counsel instructors on current LEIS procedures and changes

Plan and conduct instructor training programs and workshops

Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order of students enrolled in the program

Maintain certification to administer all HSE (TABE and CASAS) assessments.

Monitor all distance learning/online programming and testing (i.e. GED online, NovaNet, etc.)

Maintain familiarity with major changes that will take place with GED programming.

Acquire and prepare materials and equipment necessary to meet the program objectives

Compile and maintain timesheets and permanent files on all CCR instructors

Interact with students, parents, peers, and administrative and support staff in a consistent, organized, flexible, fair, and professional manner

Coordinate efforts to improve and maintain overall program quality through continuous observation and evaluation

Schedule appointments with students/parents for advising and assisting students in achieving their educational and vocational goals

Ensure that departmental instructors are attending state and regional workshops and trainings offered by the NCCCS office for program updates and professional development

Participate in college committees as elected or assigned

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein

How to Apply

Application Procedure: To be considered for this position, each candidate must submit a completed Edgecombe Community College Application for Employment and photocopies of transcripts, licenses, and certificates to

Human Resources
Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886

A separate application is required for each job posting. Applications may be obtained from the receptionist on campus in either Rocky Mount or Tarboro, mailed on request, or printed from our web site at

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886