Program Specialist

Jul 05, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Program Specialist

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900240201-Continuing Education Center

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Continuing Education Center. The Program Specialist plans the development, coordination, marketing, budgeting and evaluation of programs/conferences offered by the Division of Continuing Education. This position requires some evening and weekend work and occasional travel to Savannah as needed in support of program growth.

Essential Functions

  • Develops workforce training programs, including ELP/ESL courses in support of diverse populations and learning needs.
  • Recruits program participants, presenters and instructors for various programs.
  • Provides the English Language Program (ELP) and English as a Second Language Program (ESL) with non-credit instruction, and collaborates with the administration in program operations and development.
  • Assists in the assessment of existing and new courses, supports incoming students and participates in placement, retention and exit testing.

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    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Two or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: Yes

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases and successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or in a related discipline (such as English, Rhetoric, or Composition) with demonstrated experience working with ESL populations. Project management experience.

    Preferred Experience::
    Three or more years related work experience

    Salary Range: $30,358 - $37,931

    Job Open Date: 07/03/2017

    Job Closing Date: 7/24/2017

    Special Instructions Summary:

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