Director Adult Education and Literacy


Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Requisition Number 2020042P Position Title Director Adult Education and Literacy Salary Range $61,825 + DOE DBM Rating D61 Job Type Full Time Job Category Professional/Staff Anticipated Start Date 11/01/2020 Campus Bryan Application Deadline Extended Open Deadline FLSA Exempt Security Sensitive? Yes Work Hours
Objective

Direct and oversee the operations of the Office of Adult Education ( OAE ) to ensure the provision of adult education services in compliance with all federal and state guidelines and in collaboration with the Blinn College Adult Education and literacy consortium.

Required Quals Summary

1. Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning
2. At least five years of experience working in education, with at least 3 years in adult education and literacy program.
3. At least 2 years of experience in grant management.

Special Notes To Applicants

This is a grant funded position. Position continuation depends upon funding from Grant.

For more information on our campuses, please visit:

http://www.blinn.edu/human-resources/pdf/why-work-at-blinn-bryan.pdf

http://www.blinn.edu/human-resources/pdf/why-work-at-blinn-brenham.pdf

This is a 12 month, benefits eligible position. Blinn College pays 100% of health insurance for full time employees, 50% for dependents, and two times your annual salary in life insurance benefits. Optional coverage’s can begin on your first active duty date. If you would like to review insurance benefits in advance, you can access the New Employee Benefits Guide online, http://www.ers.state.tx.us/New-Employee/Insurance/.
Leave time includes 96 hours vacation, 40 hours discretionary and 16 hours personal each year and 8 hours sick each month. Paid leave for college designated holiday’s, spring break, thanksgiving and Christmas break (approx. 25 days per year)

Quick Link http://employment.blinn.edu/postings/9093
Position Details

Principal Accountabilities

Principal Accountabilities

1. Oversee all daily operations of the OAE .
2. Establish, maintain, and oversee consortium relationships and partnerships.
3. Ensure programmatic consistency with partners.
4. Full management of grant, sites, and students.
5. Maintain relationship with grantor (Texas Workforce Consortium – TWC ).
6. Ensure all local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations are followed.
7. Develop and maintain relationships with community of potential employers.
8. Develop and ensure the compliance with policies and procedures for the efficient and effective management of the OAE within local, state, and federal parameters and best practices.
9. Communicate in a variety of formats (visual, oral, multi-media) to various audiences on a number of educational/workforce development/higher education/community program issues.
10. Develop, implement, and supervise innovative projects involving students, personnel from various school districts, and community stakeholders.
11. Provide leadership in the development and implementation of curricular and instructional strategies, community partnerships for the ISD and Blinn College involving community and partner projects and/or classroom use.
12. Maintains 6 counties (teachers & facilities); Brazos Burleson, Washington, Grimes, Leon and Robertson
13. Provide leadership in the development and implementation of curricular and instructional strategies, community partnerships for the ISD and Blinn College involving community and partner projects and/or classroom use.
12. Remain current on a variety of educational issues and topics through active participation in local, state, and national professional organizations; utilize research and best practice literature to asses program effectiveness.
14. Works closely with the college’s Business Office to create a budget for personnel, purchasing and other program related expenses using Perkins funds, allocating appropriate level of funds to accounts.
15. Ensure service delivery compliance, action request responses, required SOP updates.
16. Oversees program assessment services and/or overall program accountability including budget (entire AEL Program), program performance metrics, and grant reporting requirements as determined by BVCOG and TWC .
17. Serve as primary contact with Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley and Brazos Valley Council of Governments ( WSBVB / BVCOG .
18. Training for all teachers and staff – changes in personnel, HR issues related to the local program and contract
19. Manage all FT staff and faculty assigned to the AEL Program.
20. Other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree.
2. Five years of public school experience including a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in adult education.



Minimum Competencies

Minimum Competencies

1. Ability to read and interpret regulations and policies that impact the AEL Program.
2. Ability to communicate in a professional manner with high-level institutional administrators, instructors, students, and other stakeholders.
3. Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs, including but not limited to Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
4. Ability to follow and abide by Blinn College District policies and procedures.



Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience working in a postsecondary institution.



Preferred Competencies

Are there particular working conditions associated with this job that should be noted (I.E., working environment, hours of work, workspace, etc.)? No If 'Yes', please explain
Physical and Mental Requirements: Light lifting, under 15 lbs., Light carrying, under 15 lbs., Walking, Standing, Sitting, Climbing stairs, Operating office equipment, Seeing, Identifying colors, Depth perception, Hearing (with aid), Hearing (without aid), Writing, Counting, Reading, Telling time Custom Text One
Environmental Requirements: Travel by car (enter percentage of time in below field), Inside, Working closely with other, Working alone Custom Text Two Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate your highest degree level.
    • Associate Degree
    • Bachelor Degree
    • Master Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
    • Other Degree
  3. * How many years of public school experience do you have?
    • None
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 + years
  4. * How many years of supervisory experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 + years experience
  5. * Please describe any prior supervisory experience you have had.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please explain your experience developing curriculum for special adult student populations and in designing and implementing staff development programs for adult education educators.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * This position is grant funded. Please explain your experience administering grants and the management of grant funds, required reporting, etc.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Explain your experience with adult education services and how you stay in compliance with all federal and state guidelines

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  10. * If in the previous question you selected 'Advertisement', 'Internet Site', or 'Other', please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. DD214 (required for Veteran's or Veteran's preference)
  5. DD1300 (required for orphan's or surviving spouse)


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