Director of Literacy Programs

Director of Literacy Programs


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Graham, NC


Commensurate with experience


full time benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Closes: Monday, April 30, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 8-5

Employment Type

Full time

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, Human Services or related field; and 5-7 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree or years of relevant experience in the community college system.

Position Description

Incumbents are responsible for managing student services within their assigned area.

Responsibilities may include:
reviewing and balancing budgets, designing programs for students, providing leadership and guidance to staff; ensuring consistency and compliance with policies and procedures. providing information on academic requirements and processes, maintaining confidential records; and overseeing daily operations, including staffing and personnel issues.


Plans adult literacy programs; decides which areas to change or improve and what grants or outside sources to approach; determines areas of staff development; prepares one-year plans and priorities.  Assesses need versus budgetary availability, analyzing projections and comparing to FTE receipts; assesses supplemental funding opportunities; researches and writes, or directs writing of, grants; evaluates expenditures of program sections; makes adjustments as needed.
Coordinates activities of different sections of Literacy Program to promote cohesiveness and continuity; coordinates with other parts of ACC for smoother operations; coordinates with other community agencies to promote cooperation and improved services for students; coordinates with industries to maintain level of support for programs and students; coordinates with state level of NCCCS to maintain communications and program integrity; coordinates with state level of other agencies to maintain communication and encourage interagency dialogue and cooperation.
Collects and studies internal and external information to review student, staff, and community needs, program effectiveness, funding sufficiency, and for future program improvement.
Selects, supervises, directs, trains, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
Provides direction/leadership to staff in Literacy Program; provides leadership in current educational trends, changes, breakthroughs, and technologies; evaluates program operation outputs effectiveness for implementation of improvements; makes decisions of benefits to students, staff, program, College, and the community.

How to Apply

An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest and transcript attachment. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of complete application.


Job Post Contact

Aimee Krans

Human Resources Specialist

Alamance Community College