Director of Community and Continuing Education
Position DetailsPosition Information Job TitleDirector of Community and Continuing EducationReports To and Evaluated byExecutive Director of Institutional AdvancementRequired Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major in Education, Linguistics, English, Business or a related field. Experience working with ESL, ABE, and ASE students, in particular educationally disadvantaged adults from diverse backgrounds. Excellent knowledge of continuing and community education programs; Strong data collection skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Computer skills in Microsoft suite. Ability to work and think independently. Ability to manage complex tasks and meet deadlines. Must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines; must be able to work effectively with people at all levels of the college, including students and community members; must be detail oriented, and able to think and work independently.
The candidate must be able to work in a position requiring public contact, exercise sound judgment, and assist a diverse student population in a multicultural environment. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evening & weekend hours.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Education, Linguistics, Business, English or related field knowledge. Experience with adult education instruction, learner assessment and advising. Bilingual Spanish/English. Experience working with grants. Well-organized and self-motivated. Ability to implement policies and procedures. Working knowledge of DAISI and STAIRS, and ColleagueJob Summary
The Director of Community and Continuing Education will oversee the Continuing, and Community Education Department; organize professional development activities for faculty and tutors, assist with the class scheduling process, and coordinate the course assignments process.Specific Job Duties
•In cooperation with the Department Chair, assign courses to all Adult Education instructors each term
•Coordinate faculty professional development activities
•SOS Funded Programs Only: Maintain STAIRS database for grant reporting. This includes students and volunteer records such as volunteer hours, student test scores (both pre- and post-testing), and demographic information.
•Manage all processes related to the effective delivery of instruction in Continuing and Community Education
•Research and develop ideas for new Continuing, and Community Education courses, and present these to the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement.
•Create the schedule of classes for Continuing and Community Education each term
•Coordinate activities and classes for young learners, including STEAMers Camp
•Coordinate data collection, reports and grant writing
•Coordinate Community and Continuing Education recognition program
•Work in cooperation with supervisor to develop and implement program evaluation processes, forms and focus groups for Community and Continuing Education
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- * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
- Morton "careers" website
- Internal posting
- Inside Higher Ed
- Higher Ed jobs
- newspaper/trade journal
- * What is the highest degree completed?
- H.S. Diploma
- Cover Letter
- Letters of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae