To guide Adult Education ESL and GED students in developing
educational and career pathway plans to help them make a successful
transition to the next level of education or a career, and to serve
as the liaison with other departments for students participating in
the college’s transition and bridge programs.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Recruits Adult Education students from upper levels of ESL,
GED, and Spanish GED for participation in transition and bridge
programs by coordinating publicity efforts and information sessions
and responding to student inquiries.
- Works with students in transition/bridge programs to ensure
that they understand and can successfully navigate the process of
moving from Adult Education to credit or vocational programs.
- Conducts follow-up with students in bridge and transition
programs to ensure that they can locate and access any necessary
services, such as tutoring, advisement, etc.
- Organizes meetings and prepares written information for Adult
Education faculty so they can be informed about transition
initiatives and can in turn inform students.
- Develops mechanisms to track student participation and
performance in transition and bridge programs in order to evaluate
efforts and improve effectiveness.
- Serves as a liaison between the Adult Education program and
college credit and career programs, as well as student services
offices such as Admissions and Advising, Student Success and
Leadership Institute, Tutoring, Financial Aid, as they relate to
the transition of Adult Education students.
- Serves as a liaison with community organizations participating
in bridge partnerships with the College. Travels to various
locations within an assigned territory to establish
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
- Performs related duties as required.
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six (6) months of hire.
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- Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Adult
Education, or related degree, supplemented by one to two years of
related experience in career counseling or social service working
with educationally disadvantaged adults or English Language
Learners on career and educational pathways; OR a Bachelor’s degree
in a related field with four to six years of related work
experience. Masters’ degree in a related field preferred.
- Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues.
- Knowledge of educational issues pertaining to English Language
Learners and first-generation college students
- Ability to develop and present ideas in a concise and engaging
manner (to individuals and groups).
- Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and
- Experience in planning and coordinating projects.