Education Program Administrator I (Coordinator of Adult Education: Corrections and Adult HS)

Education Program Administrator I (Coordinator of Adult Education: Corrections and Adult HS)


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

200 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603


$58,294 – $74,000/NC18


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Closes: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, October 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in education, school administration, business administration, or public administration from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of responsible administrative experience in an education environment at the local, state, or federal level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience and experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

The North Carolina Community College System (System Office) is a statewide network of 58 public community colleges. The system enrolls over 500,000 students annually. It is the 3rd largest in the nation based on the number of colleges. It also provides data to the North Carolina Learning Object Repository by collecting, contributing, and sharing digital learning resources for use in traditional or distance learning environments. The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a global, multicultural, and competent workforce, and improve the lives and wellbeing of N.C. citizens. To learn more about the NC Community College System Office and the Great 58 visit our website About Us | NC Community Colleges

NC Community Colleges System Office has an opening for a Coordinator of Adult Education: Corrections and Adult High School in the Programs and Student Services Division. The recruitment range: $58,294 – $74,000.

The Programs and Student Services Division provides leadership, assistance, and consultation to the 58 community colleges in the areas of academic programs, adult basic education,  workforce development, continuing education, student success initiatives, financial aid, national post-secondary education policy research, institutional research, and performance management.  Staff within the Division develops and administers state-level policies and strategies to improve student access, enhance program quality, and increase student success.  In addition, the staff engages college faculty and administrators to develop, field test, evaluate, and disseminate best practices that support student success. 

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The College and Career Readiness department provides leadership, oversight, policy development, and dissemination of research based instructional practices and support to Title II Adult Education and Family Literacy (AEFLA) WIOA providers to provide adult education and literacy services to assist adults to obtain knowledge and skills, English language skills, and secondary school diploma needed for transition to postsecondary education, training, employment and economic self-sufficiency. These programs include Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, English as a Second Language (ESL), Adult High School. 

This position will work with the Assistant State Director, WIOA Title II to assist in the coordination and implementation of the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title II – Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) with all North Carolina AEFLA funded providers.  

  • Oversee WIOA Section 225 – Corrections Education/Institutionalized Adults
  • Assess, research, and develop strategic plan to guide Section 225 providers in meeting NC, Title II performance measures and increasing credential attainment.
  • Prepare quarterly performance reports for all Section 225 recipients.
  • Identify and share evidenced-based practices for instruction for adult secondary level.
  • In collaboration with CCR Professional Development, identify subject matter experts and resources to provide sustaining professional development.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for Adult High School.
  • Convene an Adult High School Advisory Board.
  • Cultivate relationships and partnerships with national, state, and local workforce development stakeholders to create and implement a recruitment and orientation plan to ensure all HSE seekers enter a career pathway.  
  • Work with providers and CCR team to develop an advising model for CCR providers
  • Work with providers and CCR team to develop a systemwide strategic marketing/recruiting plan.
  • Serve as a data analyst to provide senior leadership program performance, enrollment, retention reports monthly.
  • Serve as a grant representative for a designated group of providers.
  • Monitor compliance, performance, and accountability of assigned providers.
  • Provide resources/updates for CCR newsletter.


  • Ability to effectively manage multiple work priorities and complete projects.
  • Ability to gather, analyze, interpret, and evaluate data.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Knowledge of and ability to provide standards-based instruction.
  • Knowledge of the National Reporting System assessments and processes.
  • Knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Title II.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply adult education instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Ability to analyze classroom, curriculum, program, or administrative problems and to recommend possible solutions; formulate and express ideas on educational issues.
  • Ability to provide training in both virtual and face-to-face environments to various levels of professionals in the field of education to which the position is assigned.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with college administrators, educators, educational organizations, curriculum and/or program specialists at local, state, or federal level, and the public.

PREFERENCES: Experience in managing IETs or other WIOA grants that support integrated education and training models for accelerating credential attainment. Experience working in a community college setting in corrections’ education, workforce development, and adult education.

How to Apply

STATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: We value our employees and offer a wide variety of competitive and family-friendly benefits. Learn more about Health coverage, Dental, Vision, Leave Options, Retirement, Employee Assistance Program, etc. by clicking here NC OSHR: Benefits.


The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified applicants. When a salary range or recruitment range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity, and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. All post-high school degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222