District Director of Adult Education
District Office at 1145 W. Wilson
Reporting to the Executive Director of Adult Education,
theDistrict Director –Adult Education Transitions
management oversight and coordination of Career Bridge &
Gateway Programs, ensuring programs incorporate contextualized
instruction, career exploration, and transition support services.
Works collaboratively with the Deans of Adult Education, college
administrators and faculty in the development of new and the
enhancement of existing transition programs. Performs related
duties as required.
Strategy & Project Management
Quality of Instruction
- Provides strategic leadership for Adult Education Transition
programs, working with the Deans and the District Adult Education
team in establishing and implementing robust programming to
increase the proportion of Adult Education students who transition
to college credit through Bridge and Gateway Programs.
- Drives collaboration between departments to increase and
improve student transitions from Adult Education to College Credit.
Examples of cross-departmental work may include:
- Working with Marketing and Communications to promote
transitions programs offered and develop recruitment
- Working with Centers of Excellence to define and implement or
expand existing Career Bridge programs.
- Working with Academic and Student Affairs to ensure holistic
student supports for Adult Education and Transitions students,
including Career Planning and Placement.
- Monitors program implementation for Bridge and Gateway
Programs, working with college administrators and transition teams
to ensure staffing-levels, training & development, and student
supports are in place for student success.
- Monitors student performance and the academic activities of
transition programs in collaboration with the Gateway Associate.
Gathers and tracks data on student outcomes (i.e. retention and
completion) for use in reporting and program improvement.
- Supervises and directs staff in the design and development of
standardized bridge curriculum, lesson plans and syllabi for
contextualized instruction integrating basic reading, math and
language skills and industry/occupation knowledge, in compliance
with ICCB requirements for bridge/IET programs.
- Closely collaborates with the District Director of Adult
Education Instruction and Curriculum Specialists to ensure
NRS-aligned ESL, Language Arts and Math curriculum includes career
exploration and prepares students for Bridge and/or placement into
college credit courses.
- Interfaces with ICCB staff and serves on committees related to
statewide bridge programs and Adult Education matters as
Executive Director of Adult Education or
Gateway Program Associate
- Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in
Education, Adult Education or a related field is preferred;
combination of education and experience may be taken into
consideration based on the applicant’s credentials
- Five years of work experience in education or workforce
development as an administrator or project manager, or in an
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
- Knowledge of current trends and best practices in transitioning
low-skilled adults to post-secondary education and training.
- Knowledge of management principles including strategic
- Knowledge of program planning and curriculum development
- Knowledge of ICCB and CCC regulations impacting Adult Education
curriculum and Career Bridge programs preferred
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication
- Excellent organizational skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Ability to work within a culturally diverse environment
- Ability to operate within a complex academic organization
- Ability to work effectively with colleagues across
administrative and academic units
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to travel to other City College locations