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Manager, Adult Education & Literacy-Grant Funded

Company: Lone Star College
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose LearningThe Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.
    Campus Marketing Statement

    Lone Star College-Houston North GreenspointLone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes 'America's Best Employers By State' list.

    LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.LSC-Houston North Greenspoint is a state-of-the-art, full-service location designed to serve the greater Greenspoint area. Its proximity to local businesses and public transportation has created a location ideal for working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses, certificates, computer/office skills, and developmental studies.Location address is 250 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E., Houston, TX 77060.
    Job Description

    PURPOSE AND SCOPE:The Manager, Advising Adult Education and Literacy is responsible for developing and assists in managing all Adult Education grant programs and literacy courses offered at multiple sites. Manages Continuing Education Adult Basic Education, Grant Funded GED, and ESL programs Develops processes and procedures for operation of the program. Responsible for program success through grant writing, program design, and development of community based partnerships. Leads educational strategies to improve ASE and facilitate the successful transition of adults to post-secondary education. Responsible for compliance with state curriculum mandates. This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation of the position from one academic year to the next is dependent upon continued grant funding. Professional Developent for TWC, HGAC and LSCS is required by the deadline. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Supervises the collection, input and timely reporting of student and staff data into the state's TEAMS database as required by funding agencies
  • Plans and develops appropriate courses and curriculum for program, ensuring effective implementation, supervision, quality assurance and evaluation of program
  • Keeps informed of and evaluates major trends in Adult Education training
  • Develops and implements long-range planning of yearly activities for Adult Education program to ensure that required state measures are met
  • Creates and implements schedule of course offerings consistent with student needs, approved courses, and contact hours; reviews and prepares semester schedules and other appropriate documents
  • Uses appropriate data and information to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and makes recommendations to internal stakeholders for improvement
  • Responsible for student recruitment, advisement, assessment, placement and follow-up
  • Prepares monthly reports for Director of Adult Education & Literacy Grant
  • Maintains liaison with area school districts, community-based organizations, and local workforce development agencies in adult education programs; actively promote relationships with community partners to service clients and increase enrollment
  • Recruits, hires, evaluates, and directly supervises adjunct faculty/instructors who teach in AEL Continuing Education
  • Performs research relevant to area of specialty. Develops, monitors and maintains a variety of spreadsheets, databases, reports, and presents findings to internal constituents; assists with grants reporting
  • Supervises, schedules and prioritizes work and activities, develops and organizes training materials for direct reports
  • Coordinates and assists with managing various department and management calendars and schedules. Plans, and coordinates various meetings/seminars/events, including site selection and preparation, marketing and training materials, and general support
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    • Ability to meet specific deadlines on a daily basis
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills
    • Ability to work in a diverse college setting.
    • Excellent skills in computer and database applications PHYSICAL ABILITIES:The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
      • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
      • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
      • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

          Hiring salary range is $63,014-$72,466Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:
        • Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
        • If the position was full time or part time
        • If the position was paid or unpaid
        • Unofficial transcript for highest earned degreeAdditionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.
          Benefits Marketing Statement

          By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.
          Special Instructions

          Go to the Job Search page, click on 'My Activities' at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on 'Add Attachment.' Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts. You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.
          How to Apply

          ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLYWe will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

Keywords: Lone Star College, Houston , Manager, Adult Education & Literacy-Grant Funded, Education / Teaching , Houston, Texas

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