Posting Date: April 26, 2018
Position: AE Special Projects Coordinator
Salary: Based on experience and qualifications.

Qualifications:
1. A minimum of a master’s degree.
2. Experience and knowledge of Adult Education, literacy, and special learning needs preferred.
3. Classroom experience in an adult education program.
4. Knowledge of computers in the use of spreadsheets, word processing, Internet navigation, e-mail, and databases.
5. Ability to schedule, organize, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
6. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
7. Able to travel within the state or out-of-state as needed.
8. Experience in professional development and technical assistance preferred.

Resume Must Include:
1. List of educational institutions attended, course of study, dates attended, and certificates earned.
2. List of employers for the past ten years, including address and name of immediate supervisor(s).
3. Description of responsibilities/work experiences in previous employment.
4. Alignment of work experience with posted Job Description.
5. List of at least three (3) references including addresses and telephone numbers.

Application Deadline:
May 2, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Send Application & Resume: Ms. Jan Hanlon, Executive Director
Mountain State ESC
2001 McCoy Road
Huntington, West Virginia 25701

Applications are available by clicking the link below:
Download Application

MSESC WILL GRANT EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL PERSONS, REGARDLESS OF RACE, AGE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN AND NO DISCRIMINATION BASED ON THESE FACTORS WILL BE MADE IN THE SALARY, PROMOTION, DEMOTION, TRANSFER, OR TERMINATION OF ANY EMPLOYEES.

POSITION:
AE Special Projects Coordinator

REPORTS TO:
MSESC Executive Director

LOCATIONS:
South West Region

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. A minimum of a master’s degree.
2. Experience and knowledge of Adult Education, literacy, and special learning needs preferred.
3. Classroom experience in an adult education program.
4. Knowledge of computers in the use of spreadsheets, word processing, Internet navigation, e-mail, and databases.
5. Ability to schedule, organize, and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
6. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
7. Able to travel within the state or out-of-state as needed.
8. Experience in professional development and technical assistance preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work collaboratively with the WVAdultEd team.
2. Manage the pre-service training program for all new adult education instructors. This includes coordinating all pre-service activities, contacting the trainee, peer trainer, and local and regional coordinators to provide online and face-to-face trainings; checking for accuracy and completion of assignments; recording credit in AEMIS.
3. Assist in preparing trainers to deliver pre-service training and in-service training in specific workshops (UDL, Special Learning Needs, Reading, Writing, Assisting Adults with Accommodations on the TASC, etc.)
4. Manage contracts and invoices for peer trainers across the State.
5. Examine program materials and policies for adherence to current disability laws and legislation.
6. Provide assistance to instructors about how to accommodate adults with disabilities in the classroom including selection of materials, assistive devices, and scheduling of classes.
7. Monitor publications and attend conferences pertinent to state-approved standardized assessment instruments, learning disabilities and other special needs, literacy, and young adult populations; and coordinate delivery of training sessions related to these topics.
8. Collaborate with partner organizations (WorkForce and DRS) to ensure information is correct in all training developed.
9. Recommend materials and resources appropriate for new instructors, and for students with learning disabilities, limited literacy skills, or other special learning needs. This includes instructional materials and assessment instruments in special formats.
10. Oversee the Adult Education Hotline to ensure that the public can receive information about high school equivalency testing, adult education classes, and literacy instruction throughout the State.
11. Respond to requests for information and technical assistance regarding pre-service requirements for instructors, state-approved standardized assessments (TABE and CASAS), adults with learning disabilities, limited literacy skills, or other special learning needs. (Certified CASAS trainer, Learning to Achieve Trainer (LINCS), and ProLiteracy trainer)
12. Collaborate as needed in the revision of professional development publications including the Instructor Handbook, training modules, and pre-service training materials including the trainer checklist.
13. Manage in-service activities involving alternative elective credit and follow-up core assignments. This includes receiving requests for credit, checking activities, providing feedback as necessary, and overseeing the issuing of certificates of completion and entering credit in AEMIS.
14. Utilize the Adult Education Management System (AEMIS) to monitor for program improvement and to provide technical assistance and training.
15. Assist in evaluation of AdultEd programs and follow-up with technical assistance.
16. Develop and monitor budgets related to special projects and pre-service trainings.
17. Performs other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director/Designee.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Recommended by the MSESC Executive Director
Confirmed by the MSESC Governing Council

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is a will and pleasure employee of the Mountain State ESC. Continuation of the position is
dependent upon funding, enrollment and program performance.

SALARY:
Per current Mountain State Educational Services Cooperative Salary Schedule

Download Application