Employment Bulletin Board

Education Program Associate

The Education Program Associate will oversee all operations of a state funded adult education program in a two-county territory. This position will be responsible for the leadership in designing and delivering adult education programs; and cultivating relationships with community organizations, educational entities, governmental agencies, and businesses on a local and state level. In addition, this position will support and facilitate effective data-based decision making and performance management for programs to reach desired programmatic outcomes. The successful candidate will direct and oversee the development, implementation, marketing, delivery, and evaluation of adult educational programs while ensuring quality.

Additional responsibilities include providing oversight and leadership related to instructional design and delivery; curriculum matters; student services; instructional technology; supervising/coaching; leading program staff to manage project operations to accomplish goals and objectives in a timely manner within budget and in compliance with state and local regulations; developing and maintaining relationships and agreements with partner agencies and other appropriate organizations; assisting in gathering and analyzing data in support of continuous program improvement; adhering to reporting requirements and guidelines as outlined in federal, state, and university policies; and assisting with the development of grant proposals, contract negotiations and memoranda of agreement.

The successful candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills; proven organizational ability; strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent attention to detail; and the desire to work as a team member. Knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Integrated Education and Training Programs and Career Pathways will also be helpful. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

  • Campus/Location: University Park Campus
  • Date Announced: 07/19/2016
  • Job Number: 64797
  • Level/Salary Band: 03 – I – Exempt 
  • Work Unit: College of Education
  • Department: Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy-Goodling Institute 
  • Full/Part Time: Full–Time