Education Program Consultant II (Director of College and Career Readiness Assessment High School Equivalency Office)

Education Program Consultant II (Director of College and Career Readiness Assessment High School Equivalency Office)

Employer

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

Salary/Grade

$58,294 – $75,997/NC18

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, June 17, 2022
Closes: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in the education field to which assigned from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of specifically related experience in public education; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

Position Description

This position  will work with the Assistant State Director, WIOA Title II and State Director, Title II to manage and provide training on NC Title II Assessments and direct all functions of the High School Equivalency office.  This position will serve as the subject matter expert for adult secondary instruction.  This position will use data analytics from HSE tools to inform and provide professional development to improve adult secondary student credential attainment and participate in career pathways. This position will work closely with the AVP of College and Career Readiness, the Assistant State Director, and other supporting CCR team members such as Professional Development, Compliance, Performance and Partnerships to assist with monitoring and serve as a Regional Grant representative, Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant State Director, Title II.

The position will:

  • Assess, research, and develop strategic plan to guide providers in meeting NC, Title II performance measures and increasing credential attainment.
  • Identify and share evidenced-based practices for instruction for adult secondary level.
  • 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.
  • In collaboration with CCR Professional Development, identify subject matter experts and resources to provide sustaining professional development.
  • Oversee the HSE office and serve as state contact for HSE vendors, examiners and transcript fulfillment services.
  • Manage, assess and update Multiple Pathways to High School Equivalency policies and processes to ensure equitable access.
  • Work with providers and CCR team to develop a systemwide strategic marketing/recruiting plan.
  • Develop and maintain communication processes with all providers and stakeholders.
  • Provide monthly reports on program outcomes, challenges, and milestones to senior leadership.
  • Provide resources/updates for CCR newsletter.
  • Schedule and facilitate HSE networking group among providers and partners.
  • Engage with CCR team and system office departments as needed to keep project moving forward to meet goals.
  • Identify policies and procedures that are barriers to administering HSE assessments and recommend changes.
  • Identify and connect with opportunities and state initiatives that would accelerate credential attainment.
  • Assist CCR leadership to create and implement RFP process.
  • Maintain and update policies and standard operating procedures for HSE office.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to lead, partner, and motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of adult secondary instructional techniques and androgyny.
  • Experience managing or collaborating with community college programs to administer HSE assessments.
  • Knowledge of educational trends in serving all learners in developing models of career pathways or bridge models to support transition to employment, postsecondary education.
  • Knowledge of strategies to accelerate credential attainment for underserved communities.
  • Ability to pull and analyze data to plan, organize, and implement educational initiatives as it relates to career pathways and other projects that promote transition to postsecondary education programs.
  • Knowledge of and experience in creating policy, programs that support diversity, equity, and inclusion and applying an equity lens to reducing educational attainment gaps.
  • 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.

How to Apply

The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the Office of State Human Resources Act (OSHR) with highly qualified individuals.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at https://www.nc.gov/jobs, 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

APRIL TIBBS, RECRUITMENT ADMINISTRATOR
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
Email:
tibbsa@nccommunitycolleges.edu