Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT) has an immediate opening for a part-time High School Equivalency Coordinator. The job details are listed below. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
POSITION TITLE: High School Equivalency (HSE) Coordinator (Part Time/25 hours per week)
EXEMPT STATUS: Non Exempt
REPORTS TO: HSE Program Director
SUPERVISES: HSE Program Volunteers and Employees
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field; Master’s degree preferred
EXPERIENCE: Two years of directly related experience, one year of administrative experience preferred
HOURS: 20-25 hours/week
SALARY: $18,000 to $22,000 depending on qualifications
Manage day-to-day HSE program logistics, including employee and volunteer management; community partner management and contracting; scheduling; related facility management; purchasing; and data reporting.
- Under direction from the Program Director, manage the High School Equivalency (HSE) program for adults who have not completed high school or want to improve their secondary skills.
- Assist HSE Program Director to interview, hire, and train program volunteers and employees; plan, assign, and direct their work; appraise their performance; reward and discipline program volunteers and employees; address complaints; and resolve problems.
- Manage program office volunteers, including recruitment, training, and scheduling; address complaints; and resolve problems.
- Manage all program operations, including: program facilities; program/office technology; purchasing of curricula, course books, software, and materials; scheduling of program personnel and facilities; and contracting.
- Work directly with existing and in developing new community partners to ensure successful programs, including contracting, volunteer recruitment and training, program management, and facility requirements.
- Manage and provide professional development opportunities for both existing and new program instructors.
- Compile data and prepare required reports.
- Develop strategies for accountability of programs.
- Participate in development and marketing activities as needed, including assistance with completion of grant applications.
- Keep abreast of legislative and professional trends and developments affecting adult education programs, and disseminate this information to appropriate personnel.
- Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.
- All grant funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting requirements.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
- Commitment to excellence and high standards and continuous improvement.
- Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
- Acute attention to detail.
- Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
- Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated ability to make successful presentations to individuals and/or groups at all levels of an organization.
- Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook.
- Professional appearance and demeanor.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the purpose and general operation of adult and community education programs.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and manage personnel and budgets.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other departments, volunteers, and community partners.
- Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills and software, nonprofit database experience preferred.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required.
- Demonstrated ability to work a flexible schedule when required, including evenings and/or weekends.
- Demonstrated competence in working with linguistically and culturally diverse constituencies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made if necessary:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands or finger,
handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must routinely lift and/or exert force of up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:
The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work requirements and responsibilities. Additionally, the minimum level of education notated as a requirement could be supplemented by commensurate experience and/or certification(s) or license(s) as determined by the hiring manager.