Instructional Program Specialist -- College & Career Readiness

Instructional Program Specialist -- College & Career Readiness


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

Job Location

Beltline Education Center, Bush Street, Raleigh, NC


$53,832.00 - $62,172.00 Annually


Full Time, State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Closes: Saturday, February 29, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Various, day, evening and Saturday, as position demands

Reports to


Employment Type

Full-time, Annual

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

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

Available to work at various site locations, as needed and assigned


A Bachelor's Degree

Two years of classroom teaching experience in an Adult Basic Education or Adult Secondary Education setting

Two years of supervisory experience or experience in a leadership role

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Adult Basic Education or Adult Secondary Education intake procedures

Position Description

This position is responsible for recruiting, hiring and supervising part-time and full-time College & Career Readiness Instructors at CCR sites. This position is also responsible for the development and support of transitional programming for College and Career Readiness (CCR) students, oversees CCR classes, and ensures educational services are available for Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) learners.


 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.

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

*Provides direct instruction on an interim or substitute basis

*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

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 Secondary Education program by working collaboratively with the Director of Curriculum Development, Instruction and Employee Services

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

Inventories student interests, researches and develops career and educational preparation classes and pathways for transition to Continuing Education and Curriculum classes

Presents career and educational pathway information to qualifying students and recruits students to enroll in transitional programs

Collects data and tracks students as they move from CCR programs into Continuing Education and Curriculum to ensure successful transition

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