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Position Title

Adult Education Support Specialist (On Call)

Position Type


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)


Adult Education





Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range


Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the intake, advising, registration, assessment, placement of current or potential students. Collecting and reporting student data in support of the data and assessment policies, procedures and requirements of the Adult Education Program as mandated by the federal Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education ( OCTAE ) and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulations ( DLLR ) at the Program’s campus and off- campus instructional sites in Prince George’s County.

The recruitment for this position continuous.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Four to five years of related experience or required.
  • Coursework/ certification and or specialized skills/ training.
  • Combination of relevant higher education and experience.
  • Organizational, project management, time management, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with students and potential students fromdiverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to walk and stand extended periods of time, while supporting assessment staffduring peak testing periods.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cordial, cooperative working relationships.
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and general aptitude for computer software and
  • technology
  • Strong customer service skills

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  • Attend ongoing standardized assessment and/or student data collection/entry trainings as approved for use in Adult Education Title II programs by DLLR and OCTAE .
  • Administer and proctor those standardized assessment instruments, paper and/or online, to new and prospective students including oral, listening, reading, writing and/or math assessments.
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge and familiarity of those approved standardized student assessment and data instruments.
  • Proficient in Excel including data entry, spreadsheet modification, familiarity and understanding of formulas.
  • Ensure accuracy of data collection according to OCTAE and DLLR standards for Title II programs.
  • Maintain familiarity with program policies and procedures to ensure uniform enforcement at all instructional sites.
  • Verify and ensure the accuracy and completion of the entry of student data into spreadsheets and/or database according to OCTAE and DLLR standards.
  • Monitor paper data during intake/entry and flag problems.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the Adult Education program office.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of the Program’s rules, procedures, processes and other related programs in order to accurately respond to students’ questions
  • Screen students for eligibility according to OCTAE and DLLR and rules for Adult Education Title II programs.
  • Assist students in the completion of the Program’s enrollment form.
  • Deliver Program’s orientation to prospective students.
Job Requirements
  • Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

PGCC23411/12 GFF4

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have at least four years of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position. A combination of relevant higher education and experience may be substituted.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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