Instructional Program Specialist-Adult Basic Education

Instructional Program Specialist-Adult Basic Education


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Beltline Education Center

3200 Bush Street, Raleigh, NC 27609



Depends on Qualifications


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Closes: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, February 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Flexible schedule including day and eveing hours

Reports to


Employment Type

Full Time Annual Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to develop original lesson plans that incorporate contextualized instruction or real-life authentic materials

Ability to be flexible, take changes in stride, and remain calm under pressure

Detail oriented and organized

Demonstrate higher level thinking skills and judgment in order to analyze a situation, trouble shoot problems, make decisions and strategically plan how to meet division and ABE goals

Ability to  take initiative and  be self- directed, and able to multi-task

Excellent communication skills, including oral and written and listening skills

Ability to analyze data and write reports

Available to work a flexible schedule, as needed, including day and evening hours


A Bachelor's Degree

Two years of classroom teaching experience teaching Adult Basic Education or Adult Secondary Education

Two years of supervisory experience or experience in a leadership role

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with adult education intake procedures

Position Description

This position is responsible for recruiting, hiring and supervising part-time and full-time College & Career Readiness Instructors for Adult Basic Education at CCR sites.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

*Participates in recruiting, interviewing and hiring part-time and full-time faculty and staff

*Observes, evaluates, supervises and supports annual and part-time instructors at assigned classes, to include the writing of contracts and contract changes and disseminating information to staff

*Provides direct instruction on an interim or substitute basis

Registers students and administers placement testing, and coordinates the intake process for new and returning students

Develops partnerships between divisions within the College to encourage student retention in CCR and other Academic or Career/Vocational classes, HRD, Continuing Education or Curriculum classes

Participates in the development of curriculum for the Adult Basic Education program by working collaboratively with the Director of Adult Basic Education

Coaches and mentors instructors who are new or in need of remediation

Works collaboratively to address student and faculty concerns and conflicts

Plans and delivers internal and external professional development training

Generates and approves requests for resources and travel expenditures; also review and approve professional development requests, annual leave requests, and travel using appropriate budget codes

Manages the relevant paperwork of CCR classes in a correct and timely manner

Participates in short and long range planning for the CCR program

Coordinates the delivery and maintenance of supplies and equipment at various sites

Provides information to students about CCR programs and refer to the Student Relations and Transitional Services Team as appropriate

Promotes continuous improvement by completing an annual benchmark project on an individual or group basis

Job Post Contact

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