Coordinator of Instructional Programs, Adult Education and Literacy-College & Career Transitions Ser

Blue Ridge Community College
United States
Mar 31, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
The Purpose

Oversee the daily operations of the Bridge program including integrated education and training, college on ramping, digital literacy, and college and career-related English language acquisition.

Why it's Important

The Blue Ridge team is excited by every opportunity to be creative, innovative, and engaging. We do this by working alongside our Staff and Faculty to ensure we provide a modern, technologically advanced institution for the community. We are here to support our Students to ensure they reach their highest potential.Our team engages with the community to ensure that we are consistently meeting standards and then rising above them. Guiding students along their educational journey is our calling and we are looking for like-minded teammates to help us serve our community. Whether a student is entering the workforce for the first time, entering a new profession, or just expanding their knowledge, we are here to provide the necessary tools to accomplish all their goals. Working together, no elevation is too high, and no summit is unreachable.

What You'll be Doing
  • Manage the daily operations of the Bridge programs
  • Schedule, oversee and teach classes Hire, supervise, and evaluate faculty

Monitor program effectiveness and explore areas for growth
  • Develop implementation plans for program expansion or improvement
  • Develop curriculum and evaluate effectiveness for both online and face to face classes
  • Develop career pathways for IET programs
  • Advise students and monitor/track progress
  • Improve student enrollment & retention in Bridge services
  • Establish and maintain partnerships
  • Ensure compliance and confidentiality with all policies and procedures of the College, NC
  • Community College System, and applicable state and federal agencies.

  • Represent BRCC and the Adult Education and Literacy department at conferences and meetings
  • Maintain a positive, productive work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required: Bachelor's degree in adult education, education, TESOL or related field.


Master's degree, and bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.


Minimum three years teaching at-risk, disenfranchised learners. Three years of program development and supervisory experience preferred.

Skills and the Know-How

A successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the best practices for instructional delivery, program evaluation and development, supervision and advising. Must have the ability to multitask and be able to manage a significant volume of work. The candidate will possess strong people skills, be able to work effectively with diverse populations, and be flexible and adaptable to change. Knowledge of Adult Education and Literacy programming and adult learning theory is preferred. Successful candidate will have strong technology skills.

Physical Demands

The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines.

Blue Ridge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution