Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
Location: Cumberland, Kentucky
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 73613
Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College has an anticipated Temporary-Part-time GED Instructor to work at the Middlesboro Campus to provide coordination of transition services that result in adult learners successfully entering the workforce and/or enrolling in postsecondary education. This position is grant funded.
College and Career Navigators will specifically focus on the recruitment, retention and referral of adult learners, resulting in improved MSG and GED performance for KY Skills U programs. Time for this position is required to be fully dedicated to duties of the college and career navigator, including:
Remains integrally involved with student intake and orientation, assessment analysis, goal setting, discussion(s) to build rapport and overcome barriers, and assist the student in understanding career interests and aptitudes and his/her scope of opportunity and milestones within his/her career pathway.
Connects students to wrap-around services for basic needs (food, clothing, shelter, transportation, childcare, etc.)
Develops and implements strategies (e.g. phone calls, texts, emails and mail) to engage new students or reengage those who have started, but not earned, their GED.
Assists program staff, including Strategic Partnership Coordinators (where available), in marketing and recruitment activities such as attending community events, engaging WIOA partners, distributing promotional materials, advertising local job openings that require a GED and utilizing social media.
Works in collaboration with KCTCS Success Coaches and Career Centers for referrals/warm hand-offs from college for students who need GED or additional skilling up.
Applies research-based instructional practices that incorporate the use of computers and other technologies.
Is knowledgeable of reading, writing, and/or math instructional strategies.
Uses instructional strategies, learning practices, and tools appropriate to the needs of the adult student.
Administers and interpret appropriate placement and diagnostic tests when necessary.
Bachelor's Degree in education or a content-related field. Teaching experience preferred.
About Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (SKCTC) is a five-campus institution located along the Cumberland Valley of Southeastern Kentucky. SKCTC is one of 16 institutions in the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS) and awards certificates, diplomas, and associates degrees in the liberal arts and technical education. SKCTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities.