FT Director of Literacy Education

FT Director of Literacy Education

Employer

Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

100 College Drive

Weldon, NC  27890

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Closes: Monday, August 1, 2022

Target Start Date

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Some evenings and weekends

Reports to

Dean of Workforce and Economic Development

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

Required:  A Bachelor's Degree in education, counseling, human services, business, or a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and training.

Knowledge of basic computer applications (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Ability to work independently and with persons from diverse backgrounds is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred:
 A Master’s Degree in education, counseling, human services, business, or a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and training.

 Experience in academic advising and knowledge of student information systems

 Strong customer relations skills and relationship building skills

 Supervision experience

 Knowledge and thorough understanding of the mission of the community college especially  as it relates to enrollment and student support service functions.

Position Description

Under the supervison of the Dean of Workforce and Economic Development, the Director of Literacy Education is responsible for training, planning, coordinating, supervising and evaluating the operation of all literacy education programs.  The Director of Literacy Education serves as a positive representative of Halifax Community College (HCC) and displays courtesy, tact, consideration, and discretion in all interactions with other members of the HCC community and with the general public.  The position also provides support, encouragement and guidance to students.

ADMINISTRATOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promotes and presents literacy education within the community so that interested adults may have an opportunity to participate in the program
  • Establishes information, referrals, and other links between the program and the community through staff participation in different organizations, such as, NC Works
  • Establishes and maintains contact with various groups, agencies, businesses, industries, and civic groups regarding literacy education programs
  • Serves on various College committees
  • Leads student recruitment and retention
  • Supervises employees in the literacy education department
  • Manages the literacy education budget
  • Submits required budget reports to the North Carolina Community College System office
  • Submits monthly and annual Literacy Education Information System (LEIS) reports to the North Carolina Community College System Office

COURSE DEVELOPMENT

  • Trains, plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the operation of all literacy education programs
  • Prepares and revises course syllabi and on-campus and off-campus literacy education class schedules
  • Coordinates the high school equivalency testing schedules/calendars for literacy education programs
  • Selects appropriate textbooks, computer software, and materials for literacy education classes

INSTRUCTION-RELATED

  • Observes, evaluates, supervises, coaches, and mentors literacy education instructors
  • Establishes, maintains, and supervises literacy education classes throughout the College’s service areas for on-campus and off-campus classes
  • Ensures that proper resources are available to meet the needs of students and instructors
  • Assists in the selection, interviewing, and hiring of part-time instructors, full-time staff, and support staff
  • Arranges staff meetings with support staff to plan, evaluate, coordinate, and problem-solve
  • Refers students to appropriate class sites

 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Continues to develop professional skills by participating in advance training, attending meetings, seminars, conferences, and workshops when needed and/or recommended
  • Coordinates all activities for staff development and volunteer management

QUALITY ENHANCEMENT & ASSESSMENT

  • As required, ensure that the Adult Education Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) Title II Workforce and Innovation Opportunities Act (WIOA) grant is prepared, submitted, and implemented
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures associated with literacy education programs and the College (such as, auditing and institutional effectiveness plans)
  • Ensures that the literacy education programs maintain state and federal requirements, and as necessary, submit appropriate documentation for the state program monitoring report.
  • Conducts needs assessments and evaluation of the program and staff
  • In order to ensure state compliance, monitor each class or delegate this responsibility to other staff members
  • As required, submit literacy education monthly data and additional necessary reports and requests to the North Carolina Community College System
  • When appropriate, ensure that drop release paperwork is approved for 16- & 17-year-olds
  • Prepare and submit necessary local reports to the Dean of Workforce & Economic Development and/or appropriate designees
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy of travel, leave requests, and professional development using appropriate budget codes
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Workforce and Economic Development and other appropriate personnel

How to Apply

MUST READ Special Instructions and Additional Information to Applicants: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications.  "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application.  Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application or this will also result in an incomplete application.  Official transcripts must be submitted to the Human Resources Director within (15) days upon hiring.All applications must be submitted directly via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc. Applications submitted through third party sites will not be accepted.  Application packets for employment must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.  If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted.Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications.  "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application.  Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application.To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application.  Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit.Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.                

Job Post Contact

Applications will only be accepted through:
https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc