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Continuing Education Coordinator

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
Hartford, CT

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Posted: March 10, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 18, 12-month, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Job Posting #: CSCC 22-08
PC#: 00049521
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, April 11, 2022


Capital Community College
Hartford, CT 06103

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date: 

Spring 2022

Position Summary:

The Continuing Education Coordinator performs administrative services for Continuing Education programs and courses at a Community College. The work encompasses such services as assessing public interests in continuing education, course development, publicity, program administration, and program evaluation.

Incumbents must possess the proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field together with two (2) or more years of experience applying those disciplines in a field related to education administration, business or training, and development; or a combination of education, training, and experience that would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Experience in training program design in an adult/youth learning environment;
  • Experience in academic and office administration;
  • Experience in marketing, publicity writing, or a related field;

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in higher education or in an adult education environment, preferably with community college programs.
  • Experience determining employment opportunities, and marketing/promoting the College’s students and career preparation programs.
  • Experience assisting students with workforce expectations, conducting training and orientation sessions on techniques to secure appropriate employment.
  • Experience with student information systems (e.g., Banner)
  • Five (5) years of experience applying those disciplines in a field related to education administration, business or training and development 
  • Experience working with other agencies and establishing partnerships. 
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Dean or other administrator, the incumbent is responsible for the administration of the College’s continuing education programs and courses through effective performance in these essential functional areas: Determining public interests in continuing education and assisting in the design and development of programs and courses; providing services needed to support the operation of the College’s continuing education programs; developing and distributing informational and promotional materials to publicize and market the College’s continuing education programs; and evaluating the effectiveness and appropriateness of the College’s continuing education offerings and for recommending needed improvements.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings.  These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$67,587 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. Salary Range for this level is $67,587-$122,795

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state employment must prove that they  (1 )are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received a second dose or has an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate supporting documentation if requested. Executive Order

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion [email protected]


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