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University of Colorado High School Equivalency Program Coordinator/Instructor in La Junta, Colorado

High School Equivalency Program Coordinator/Instructor

Requisition Number:

26339

Location:

La Junta, CO

Employment Type:

University Staff

Schedule:

Part-Time

Posting Close Date:

09-Aug-2020

Date Posted:

31-Jul-2020

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Job Summary

We are seeking a High School Equivalency Program Coordinator/Instructor to coordinate the High School Equivalency Program (HEP) efforts towards the fulfillment of project goals and objectives at the Otero Junior College site in La Junta, CO. The individual will report to the project director. In addition to the coordinator responsibilities, the individual will also provide GED instruction a minimum of nine hours per week.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Since 1976, the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education has been an integral part of the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder. The BUENO Center promotes and advocates for equitable education for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners, families, and the educators that serve them. We believe that equity and social justice advance education and improve lives and communities. To this end, we conduct relevant and timely research focused on bilingual, multicultural, and special education from early childhood through adulthood. We facilitate comprehensive professional learning from GED to Ph.D. as well as professional development opportunities for practitioners and educational leaders.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Administrate program activities of a designated Satellite Training Center according to BUENO HEP objectives.

  • Coordinate delivery of the GED curriculum and assume instructing responsibilities for this program component.

  • Arrange counseling activities and vocational programs.

  • Orchestrate BUENO HEP program components, including field trips, guest speakers, advisory committee meetings, and other activities.

  • Organize the placement component of graduating BUENO HEP graduates.

  • Act as liaison between the BUENO HEP administrative office and its Respective STC host college.

  • Advise the BUENO HPE Director on all program activities.

  • Coordinate the recruitment effort for prospective students.

  • Facilitate completion of required BUENO HEP paperwork, including monthly reports.

  • Collaborate with the HEP Administrative Assistant to maintain current BUENO HEP student files and oversee student eligibility per federal guidelines.

  • Liaise BUENO HEP host agency relations; and sub-contractual agreements between BUENO HEP and host agency.

  • Assume any other responsibilities assigned.

What You Should Know

  • This is a 60% FTE position.

  • Flexible scheduling.

What We Can Offer

Starting Salary is $28,800 adjusted for 60% FTE.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Bilingual/Biliterate (English and Spanish).

  • Prior experience in secondary level instructing or working with adult learners.

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree preferably in Education, the Arts, and Sciences, or other related fields.

  • Experience counseling for adult learners.

  • Experience recruiting students for academic programs.

What You Will Need

  • Knowledge, understanding, and work experience with migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Previous managerial experience.

  • Experience working in adult education and special needs populations.

  • Prefer previous community involvement experience.

  • Teaching credential in Adult Education a plus.

  • Familiar with Learning Management Systems such as CANVAS and AZTE.

  • Familiar with how to conduct video conferences either via Google, Zoom, or WebEx.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • A current resume.

  • A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by Sunday, August 9th for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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