The screening committee will review all eligible applications
submitted by August 26, 2023
Position Summary: Accelerating Opportunities: Kansas (AO-K)
delivers career and technical education at the same time as adult
basic skills instruction within a career pathways framework. The
AO-K Case Manager/Advisor supports students throughout the entire
AO-K process from enrollment through graduation with individualized
advising, student support, and assisting with course instruction.
In addition the position will assist with managing all student data
as needed for reporting and grant purposes. This position will
support the A-OK pathways at both the Washburn Tech Huntoon and
Develop individualized learning plans for students who have been
accepted into the AO-K program. Consulting with teachers to obtain
feedback on student performance and attendance, meet with each
student on a regular basis to aid and support their educational
endeavors and address concerns specific to their experience as they
Working in concert with the CTE Instructor, monitor student
participation in class and facilitate discussion that enhances
student understanding and learning.
Develop materials and work with individual students to assist them
in mastering educational skills.
Attend the first session of each course to verify that all students
enrolled are in attendance and have all of the information they
need, and follow up with those who are missing or who need
information to encourage and facilitate student participation in
the program. Follow up with teachers on a weekly basis to verify
that students continue to attend and participate in classes as
Serve as a liaison with community partners, including the
Department of Children and Families, rehabilitation centers, court
systems, etc. who send students through the AO-K program and
provide partners with accurate data on participants in the
Work closely with appropriate staff to proactively intervene and
assist students experiencing personal and behavioral problems. Work
as part of a coordinated care team to assist students.
Attend Adult Education Orientation sessions and work within the
community to market the program and identify and recruit potential
students to participate in the AO-K Program.
Assist prospective student participants with completing and
submitting AO-K and Washburn Tech application forms and supporting
documentation as required by the grant or Washburn Tech.
Maintain data files to track grant participants, participant
activity, time-in-class, attendance, enrollments and withdrawals
and other pertinent information as a basis for tracking and
Attend meetings, training sessions, etc., to maintain an
understanding of current processes and issues as they affect
Washburn Tech and the AO-K program, and to develop a community
network that will serve in the development of partnerships and
resources that will support AO-K programs.
Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as
Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in education, case
management or similar fields.
Knowledge in math skills and reading for understanding, and
critical thinking skills.
Proven effectiveness in personal interaction with individuals from
various socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
Experience in student services or case management as it relates to
Full time Exempt Mon-Fri
Background Check Required