Associate Vice Chancellor of Adult Education
District Office at 1145 W. Wilson Ave
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)
, the largest community
college system in Illinois, is made up of seven colleges and five
satellite sites, providing more than 70,000 students each year
access to a quality, affordable education.
TheAdult Education (AE) Department
management oversight and policy direction over the Adult Education
programs, services and initiatives offered at the colleges, working
to achieve the performance goal of increasing the number and share
of ABE/ASE/ESL students who advance to and succeed in college level
Reporting directly to the Deputy Provost, theAssociate Vice
is responsible for the coordination
of district academic and non-academic support programs for ABE, GED
and ESL, and the advocacy for improved student retention and
successful completion of milestones. Facilitates district
resources, programs and systems that will aid in the successful
interaction of faculty, staff and students.
- Oversees all programmatic issues involving the entire education
program for ABE, GED and ESL.
- Provides leadership to the District for the funding and
deployment of resources for the multi-million-dollar program
pursuant to District guidelines.
- Produces ICCB and federal grant applications and oversees
- Provides direction and project leadership to staff members on
various strategic projects and initiatives. Assists in establishing
and implementing priorities, monitors progress and evaluates
results of Adult Education program activities and projects.
- Ensures that both new and existing programs are in compliance
with all District policies and procedures.
- Designs and implements research projects for generating
information in areas related to enrollment trends, student
learning, student outcomes, and emerging students and community
- Oversees development of materials, documents and programs for
instructor professional development to facilitate student success.
Establishes standards and measures of success.
- Supervises, counsels and evaluates individuals on a variety of
work-related issues toward the continual improvement and overall
management of performance within the program and department.
- Oversees development of the program budget and monitors
expenditures to ensure adherence to budget as required. Provides
leadership to the district for identifying and seeking additional
grant funding and developing grant programs pursuant to grant
- Works with staff at all levels in the development,
documentation, implementation and communication of policies and
procedures pursuant to program responsibilities.
- Maintains effective liaison throughout the District related to
overall responsiveness to internal and external needs.
- Actively engages and builds relationships with local, state and
federal agencies. Connects with nonprofits and other service
providers; leveraging skills and expertise to benefit the CCC
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Executive Director – Adult Education; Dist Director – Adult
Education Operations; Dist Director – Adult Education Transitions;
Senior Department Managers
Deans of Adult Education
- Master’s degree (Doctorate preferred) from an accredited
college or university.
- Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in relevant
education environment (Adult Education in both teaching/management
- Experience in initiating, administering, and monitoring
- Experience in developing and implementing programs for
professional development (Adult Educator or ESL experience
- Experience monitoring and reporting for Federal and State
regulations and compliance (Adult Education regulations and
compliance experience preferred).
- Experience in union setting.
- Demonstrated grant writing experience.
- Demonstrated experience in managing and directing staff.
- Knowledge of management principles including strategic
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to work effectively with staff and colleagues at all
levels of the organization.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in
one’s work experience.
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel,
WE OFFER: Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long
term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b)
Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University
Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal
and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed
overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6
months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Thank
you for your interest in City College of Chicago!