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Job Announcements in Program Management

Please use this discussion thread to post job announcements that would be relevant to the Program Management group by commenting to this thread.

This will help us keep the job announcements all in one easy location for reference and for those members who select to receive email notifications for immediate or digest messages will receive an email about your job posting.

Thank you!

Gail Cope, Program Management SME


Tags: jobs, vacancies


JoM's picture
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Posting a message from my colleague:

The Accountability Team in the Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Office of Vocational and Adult Education is recruiting candidates for an open management and program analyst position (GS-13).  The vacancy announcement is posted at and will be open until January 24, 2013.  I encourage you to consider this career opportunity or forward the information to anyone who might be interested.

Best wishes for the New Year,

Jay LeMaster

Division of Adult Education and Literacy

Office of Vocational and Adult Education

U.S. Department of Education

Washington, DC

gailcope's picture
One hundred

A revised job listing for the position of Dean of Adult Basic Education, GED, & ESL at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL has been posted.  See details below for additional information and a link to the job posting.


Quicklink for Posting:

Posting Number:
Job Title:
Dean, Adult Basic Education, GED & ESL
Position Title: Dean, Adult Basic Education, GED & ESL (Search Revised)
Job Code: A0028-C
Posting Type: External - Open to All Applicants
Position Type: Administrative
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Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Divisional Dean is responsible for the organization and administration of
the Division and provides educational leadership and support for all programs
within the Division. Programs include Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary
Education, English as a Second Language and Citizenship, Career Pathway
programs, bridge transition programs, Adult Volunteer Literacy, and English
Language-Civics. The Dean is responsible for fostering the following
commitments: securing the relationships of the various instructional
disciplines within the Division in the context of the established educational
philosophy and policies of the College, and ensuring through the divisional
offerings the opportunity for students to pursue educational programs in the
most efficient and orderly manner. Additionally, the Dean seeks to maintain
knowledge of the county's present and potential interest in the Division's
and the College's instructional services. The office represents the
Division's unique tasks along with its interests and needs to the College
while simultaneously coordinating and merging the Division into the College's
defined philosophy, missions, goals and strategic plan. The Dean works
closely with other Divisional Deans in the development of procedures and in
the administration of the Divisions to ensure consistency in the
interpretation and application of policy.

The Divisional Dean is authorized to schedule course offerings and instructor
assignments, in accordance with established faculty load policies and the
adjunct faculty contract; to expend funds within budget allocations to the
Division; to approve travel for professional purposes and program/staff
development projects; to approve faculty absence and to provide for class
substitution, in accordance with college policies; to appoint committees for
Division affairs; to direct the recruitment of full-time faculty; to evaluate
faculty and staff assigned to the Division; to recommend faculty for
re-employment and tenure; to recruit and evaluate part-time faculty; to
direct the evaluation of programs; to convene Division meetings as
appropriate; and to represent the Division as a college spokesperson to the
community at large.

Required Qualifications:
Meeting the requirements to be a full-time faculty member in one of the
disciplines/programs offered by the division, i.e., a Master's degree or
higher in one of the disciplines/programs offered by the division (TESOL,
ESOL, Linguistics, Adult Education); or a Bachelor's degree in one of the
disciplines/programs offered by the division and a Master's degree; or a
Master's degree or higher in Education or a related area.

Three (3) to five (5) years of administrative experience in an Adult Basic
Education, GED or ESL program.

Three (3) to five (5) years of experience with state and federal grants.

Desired Qualifications:
Minimum of three (3) years teaching experience with non-traditional adult
populations in Adult Basic Education, GED or ESL, including teaching in
corporate and community-based organizations.

Experience in developing innovative adult education programming leading to
credentials and employment.

Understanding of the role of technology in providing adult education
programming including technology-based delivery systems.

Posting Date: 02-18-2013
Closing Date: 03-13-2013
Expected Start Date: 06-01-2013

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates invited to interview will be expected to complete a writing
sample, make a presentation for the search committee, participate in an open
forum and meet with the other deans.

Pay Rate: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Location: Grayslake, IL
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Required Applicant Documents: Resume Cover Letter Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document Unofficial Transcript 2
Unofficial Transcript 3
Software Testing Required: (MS Word and Excel are required for classified and
specialist positions.)
Interview Process Requirements: Presentation; Writing Samples

Previous applicants are encouraged to apply for the revised position.

gailcope's picture
One hundred

State Director of Adult Education in Texas - Job Posting

Submitted by Federico Salas-...April 29, 2013 - 7:40pm

The Texas Workforce Commission is seeking applications from interested and qualified candidates for the Adult Education Director position. This position also serves as the ABE State Director for the WIA, Title II, AEFLA program.

The 83rd Texas Legislature is considering legislation that may relocate the Adult Education Program to the Texas Workforce Commission. For planning purposes, this job is posted, and review of applications from interested candidates will begin; however, the availability of this position and a final offer of employment is contingent upon a final decision by the Texas Legislature to transition this program to TWC.



Telephone: (512)475-1224 Internet Address:

Posting Number: 806901SB

Opening Date: 04/19/2013

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary: $5,615.00 - $7,439.00 per month

Position Title: Director I

Job Summary: The 83rd Texas Legislature is considering legislation that may relocate the Adult Education Program to the Texas Workforce Commission. For planning purposes, this job is posted, and review of applications from interested candidates will begin; however, the availability of this position and a final offer of employment is contingent upon a final decision by the Texas Legislature to transition this program to TWC.

Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning of the adult education program for the State of Texas, including oversight of the federal Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) program. Directs policy and implementation of the AEFLA Program, including establishing the strategic plan, goals, objectives, standards for achieving established goals and measurement tools for determining progress in meeting goals; overseeing the development and implementation of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and policies; evaluating rules, policies, and procedures. Identifies areas for improvement and recommends changes; develops, evaluates, and approves overall budgets for the adult education program. Reviews and approves management, productivity and financial reports. Represents the Workforce Development Division in determining the parameters for the competitive selection of adult education and literacy providers. Develops and implements evaluation activities and oversees provider performance. Functions as primary point of contact for the adult education program and literacy grants for the agency. Provides direction, guidance, and assistance to ensure that the AEFLA Program is aligned with the strategic vision and goals of the agency and directs the provision of programmatic guidance, administration, and technical assistance. Represents the agency at adult education and adult literacy meetings, legislative hearings, conferences, and seminars. Serves on interagency committees, panels, and workgroups. Coordinates with other departments in the agency on matters relating to the program and develops strong working relationships with other state agencies involved in adult education.

Remarks: To be considered, please forward a completed State of Texas Application for Employment to: Texas Workforce Commission, Human Resources Management Department, Room 230, 101 East 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78778-0001; or fax completed State of Texas Application for Employment to 512- 463-2832. You may also apply for this position on-line through This is a security sensitive position. A criminal background investigation will be conducted on the final candidates for the job. Selectee must provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Please indicate Job Posting Number on Application.

gailcope's picture
One hundred

Vacancy: Education Program Specialist

Closing Date: May 16, 2013


The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is looking for the best and brightest to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation. The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.


This position serves as an Education Program Specialist in the United States Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy, Monitoring and Administration Team (MAT). The incumbent serves as an area coordinator with the responsibility as a liaison to states in the assigned region of the United States proving oversight of grantees and leadership and support for efficient and effective planning and administration of Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) formula grants, including the planning and implementation of on-site monitoring, review of state plans, and administrative technical assistance to states.


For more information and to apply:

Robin's picture
One hundred

Thanks for the heads up on the posting. I am known for my favorite saying about persistence: "it's a process". In the case of the above application process, it is a process! I additionally have a new personal definition of "it takes a village!!”

Again, thanks!



gailcope's picture
One hundred

Good afternoon,

See Jane Schwerdtfeger's announcement and link for information on a position vacancy for ABE State Director in Massachusetts. 

Gail Cope, SME, LINCS Program Management Group


Massachusetts is seeking an ABE State Director. Please access the link below for a description of the position. The application deadline is January 27, 2014.

Thank you, Jane Schwerdtfeger, Adult and Community Learning Services, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

RickDB's picture
To whom it may concern,
Our local director is retiring. 
Rick Burgin MS
Administrative - Director, Adult Learning Center
Posting Details
Position Summary Information
Job Title Administrative - Director, Adult Learning Center
Job Description Summary The Adult Learning Center Director manages the Casper College Adult Learning Center to provide adult basic education, high school
equivalency, and English as a second language programs.
Essential Duties Essential Duties
• Develop program goals and objectives in compliance with college, federal, state, and local requirements to assure effective, efficient
delivery of services
• Direct, supervise, schedule, and evaluate all ALC employees
• Write grant proposals and manage grant funding
• Develop budget recommendations, disseminate funding, and monitor expenses against budget allocations in compliance with
funding requirements and Casper College policies
• Advocate for students and address student progress and behavior
• Direct initiatives, projects, and programs
• Develop and coordinate fundraising and volunteer activities
• Monitor reports on program activities, conduct program evaluations, ensure the completion of all reporting requirements, and
compile, analyze and disseminate ALC data to appropriate entities
• Facilitate collaboration with the Wyoming Community College Commission staff and other grant funders
• Identify and recruit prospective students and volunteer tutors
• Assesses students’ academic entry levels, academic progress, and individual learning styles and disabilities with appropriate
measures, for educational planning purposes.
• Organize and present professional development for staff and volunteers
• Represent the college and community at meetings and events and serve on committees as directed
• Serve as an effective advocate, resource, and spokesperson
• Other duties as assigned
• Budget- $600,000
• Students in program-1,000
• Number of instructors- 7
• Number of employees to be supervised – 8 full-time faculty and staff plus student work-study employees and volunteers
• Manage multiple (3-5) grant programs each year
Minimum Qualifications • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in education, management, or related field
• Demonstrated ability to manage budgets, supervise personnel, build teams, and to coordinate, organize, and plan projects
• Grant writing and management experience
• Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, problem-solving abilities
• Experience in education or related fields and demonstrated ability to work with target populations
• Current basic office computer and technology skills
• Excellent oral, written, and listening communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain partnerships with internal and external entities
• Motivated self-starter capable of fostering a cooperative work environment
• ABE/high school equivalency/ESL experience desirable.
Desired Qualifications
Position Information
Special Instructions to
Required to Apply:
•Completed Casper College online application
•Letter of interest addressing specific qualifications for position requirements
•Current resume
•List three references showing relationship and complete contact information
•Copies of college transcripts (official transcripts will be required at time of hire)

Casper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age,
veteran status, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity when recruiting, selecting, or hiring employees.
Announcement Date 04/11/2014
Applications Accepted
Through: 05/11/2014
Starting Date
Salary $63,000 - $68,000