Adult Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Adult Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist
Job ID 996481
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
Grade
12
Salary
$19.22 - $24.02
Department
Continuing Education & Professional Development (CEPD) - Adult Education
Reports To
Director
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Specialist is responsible for coordinating recruitment and retention activities of the adult education programs (ABE/GED and ESOL) and for meeting adult education retention, placement, and transitioning goals. This individual is responsible for coordinating the program offerings, creating classes, and managing the intake processes for adult education students. This is a temporary grant funded position.


Duties & Responsibilities


•Resolves student registration issues
•Creates classes in the Linux system and makes appropriate updates
•Searches for potential new instructors for the department
•Organizes, maintains, and updates all departmental records pertaining to adult education students and instructors
•Ensures that all student files meet audit requirement standards
•Communicates information about adult education program requirements and schedules to other departments
•Makes appropriate connections for students to learn about admission, registration, and enrollment in MDC credit programs
•Secures student information and performs follow-up
•Communicates with adult education students on a regular basis, both in person and by the phone
•Works closely with students to identify and refine educational and career goals and provides ongoing advisement to those students
•Designs appropriate advertising materials, schedules speakers, works with job placement services, and attends related meetings
•Contacts students with excessive absences
•Maintains contact with current and past students in an effort to promote retention and educational continuity
•Coordinates the annual graduation ceremonies for GED/ESOL students
•Reviews instructor performance and compiles teacher evaluation reports
•Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements


•Bachelor's degree in Education, ESOL, or related field and three (3) years of related experience in adult education or similar program
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Possess effective communication skills both orally and in writing
•Possess effective interpersonal and organizational skills
•Possess excellent public relations and decision-making skills
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and the local community
•Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
•Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
•Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
•Ability to establish and maintain effective public relations
•Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and some weekend assignments
•Ability to interact in a positive manner in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff

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