Program Coordinator - Basic Skills (Grant Funded)

Program Coordinator - Basic Skills (Grant Funded)


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus


K - $42,935 - $54,268


State Health Plan

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 27, 2023
Closes: Saturday, May 27, 2023

Target Start Date

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday, evening and some weekend hours

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree. Experience working with distance learning in Basic Skills area, such as ESL, ABE, GED and AHS.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description


Central Piedmont is in search of a Program Coordinator - Basic Skills for the Central Campus in the College and Career Readiness (CCR) department.

The CCR department provides academic, job readiness and college-prep opportunities for students to explore, choose and move successfully toward or into the career or college/training program of their choice. The CCR staff and faculty are committed to helping students develop the vital knowledge and skills required for future success in additional education or employment. Students are encouraged and supported in developing an individual career path to help them track their educational and career development progress.

This position would specifically support the Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE) Supported Occupational Training Program. The position will assist and support English Language Learners as they enroll in industry training classes and pursue a variety of short term occupational training that will lead to employment opportunities. The IELCE Supported Occupational Training program is designed specifically to meet the needs of English language learners as they pursue career goals in their chosen training pathway.  This position will plan and coordinate the activities at the Basic Skills sites, provide staff support to the Director, manage the activities of faculty and staff; determine Basic Skills training needs, which will include distance learning. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Assists the administrator in developing planning, implementing and administering goals and objectives of the assigned area.

2. Recruits, interviews, recommends trainers/instructors/staff and provides orientation for assigned area; monitors and evaluates trainer/instructor/staff performance.      

3. Prepares documentation for the origination of classes; schedules dates, rooms and trainers/instructors; Proofs class schedule for accuracy.

4. Monitors course offerings and recommends additions, changes, deletions to keep program/area current; coordinates the development of course outlines and materials in assigned area.

5. Initiates the marketing of assigned program areas; recruits students; work with marketing staff and prepares marketing materials and literature for distribution to potential students; makes presentations to schools, organizations and agencies.

6. Provides administrative assistance to immediate supervisor; develops prepares and presents recommendations and reports; coordinates activities with other program areas.

7. May teach courses within the assigned area; demonstrates high degree of skill in teaching; models effective teaching techniques for trainers/instructors.

8.  Advises students on a variety of academic and administrative matters; assesses students in training needs for program/area; suggests alternate courses of action.

9. Identifies qualified persons to serve on advisory committees and recommends to administrator; Meets with advisory committee and follows up on recommendations; submits committee meeting minutes.

10. Reviews need for equipment, supplies and instructional materials and recommends purchase; supervises facilities, if assigned for proper use, safety, security and maintenance.

11. Ensures program accreditation, certification and licensure; represents the program and college at meetings of professional organizations.

12. Ensures the submission of initial employment forms for employees; Assists students with job placement.

13. Designs and delivers sales presentation to business and industry.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

* Principles and practices of program management.
* Methods and techniques of program development and evaluation.
* Principles of supervision including employee training and performance evaluation.
* Principles and practices of grant proposal preparation.
* Principles and practices of financial record keeping.
* Methods and techniques of program marketing and publicity.
* Computer technology and application.
* Oral and written communication skill.


Anticipated Hiring Date: June 1, 2023

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, evening and some weekend hours

Grant Funded Position Ends: 7/1/2025



Bachelor’s Degree. Experience working with distance learning in Basic Skills area, such as ESL, ABE, GED and AHS.

Preferred Qualifications



  1. A completed Central Piedmont application must be completed on-line. During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.
  2. College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process.
  3. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.
  4. All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.


Salary for this position is $42,935 - $54,268. Pay grade for this position is K. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile. Contract type is Professional. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval. Central Piedmont offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Benefits, Disability and more.

 ABOUT Central Piedmont

Central Piedmont Community College is Mecklenburg County’s resource for academic excellence and cultural enrichment. Central Piedmont is in close proximity to the Queen City’s robust public transportation system, professional sports arenas, and a number of premiere restaurant and shopping outlets that attract visitors from Mecklenburg County and beyond. Today, close to 40,000 students call Central Piedmont home. With eight locations, it is one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas and serves people of all ages who seek a real-world, affordable, hands-on education that will transform their lives and strengthen the economic, social, and cultural environment of Mecklenburg County.

Notice of Nondiscrimination
As a recipient of federal funds, Central Piedmont is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities. Central Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, including in the context of admission or employment. 

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to: Central Piedmont Employment Opportunities

Central Piedmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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