Assistant Director, C.A.P.E. Program

Meharry Medical College
United States
Apr 02, 2024
Apr 08, 2024
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Assistant Director, C.A.P.E. Program



Main Campus

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The Assistant Director of the Connecting Adults to Professions and Education (C.A.P.E.) Program will work within the Meharry Center for Health Policy to assist with the educational, community engagement, and workforce components of the program. This position will function as the full-time ABE (Adult Basic Education) teacher and work with the CAPE staff to execute the programmatic goals outlined in Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Grant. This grant funded position reports directly to the Program Director.

Daily Operations Teach synchronous and asynchronous classes and learning activities Monday through Friday with some evening classes. Participate in a rotating teacher schedule for workforce development monthly. Participate in a rotating teacher schedule for courses taught on Saturdays. Develop, plan, and implement lesson plans and educational programs using the required curriculum, supplies, and resources. Deliver personalized and differentiated instruction to each student. Evaluate and document students” progress. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by state regulations. Supervise classes to ensure all


are learning in a safe and productive environment. Collaborate with part-time teaching staff to maintain programmatic goals and objectives. Travel to satellite locations to teach courses as needed, Monday through Friday and some weekends as needed. Must be able to multi-task, and focus with composure, in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities. Must possess exceptional communication skills in oral and written form. Thorough knowledge of office administration (including office machines and equipment, and computer software). Participate in professional development trainings. Performs and participate in other related duties as assigned by the Center for Health Policy and the Division of Student Affairs. In- depth knowledge of teaching methods and educational procedures. Proven abilities to work efficiently and effectively with local and state agencies. Must be organized, creative, independent, self-motivated, enthusiastic, dependable, detail oriented, flexible in scheduling and prioritization, driven by excellence and have positive attitude. Must be able to work cooperatively with program staff and comply with College employee policies and procedures. Build and maintain positive relationships with students”, management, staff, and the community. Must be able to maintain flexibility and adaptable and programmatic goals and needs change according to state guidelines and mandates. Required Education and Experience Bachelor”s degree in education or related field from an accredited college or university required. Master”s degree preferred. Minimum of three (3) years teaching experience preferred. ESL Endorsement or TESOL Certification preferred. Current TN


License preferred. Spanish speaking preferred. Experience in community outreach and/or adult education required.

About Meharry

Meharry Medical College was founded just 11 years after the end of the Civil War with the mission of educating African Americans to serve the underserved. Today, the nation”s largest private, historically black academic health sciences center has trained thousands of health care professionals. Three out of every four Meharrians return to urban or rural communities to serve others by providing medical or dental services. Our faith-based roots within the United Methodist Church inspire us to respect and serve all. Our standards are high within an educational environment that is nurturing. We believe that health equity is key to alleviating suffering. Whether our graduates are physicians, dentists, scientists, professors or public health professionals, the Meharry experience equips them to affect the world as a force for change led by our motto: “Worship of God Through Service to Mankind." Mission

Meharry Medical College is a global academic health sciences center advancing health equity through innovative research, transformative education, exceptional and compassionate health services and policy-influencing thought leadership. True to its legacy, Meharry empowers diverse populations to improve the well-being of humankind. Core Values

Meharry Medical College is a community of scholars and learners committed to excellence Accountability with transparence Equity with inclusion Respect with collegiality Service with compassion Integrity without exception Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Meharry Medical College complies with Title IX and is an affirmative action employer. Candidates will be considered for employment without discrimination for an non-merit reason such as race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, handicap or veteran status. Contact

For questions regarding employment, please contact 615-327-6336