Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
- Reflects the diversity of our community
- Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
- Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
- Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
- Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
- Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
*Commitment to Equity and Inclusion*_
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC’s faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.
Job Posting Title:
Supervisor, College Prep Programs
Job Description Summary:
To supervise the Adult Education College Prep Program which helps students transition into post-secondary and workforce training through the use of innovative and student centered programming.
Description of Duties and Tasks
1) Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
2) Creates and coordinates College Prep Math, Integrated Reading and Writing and Student Success classes. Develops curriculum that is student centered, innovative, and promotes student learning and success at the post-secondary level.
3) Integrates College and Career Readiness Standards into AE curriculum.
4) Meets with key partnership personnel, provides annual statistics and reports, assists with logistical changes, and improvements to programs. May include managing a program budget and purchasing books, supplies, and testing materials.
5) Promotes and markets the the College Prep Program to internal ACC audiences and community partners.
6) Evaluates and maintains records such as test scores and statistics, class contact hours, attendance, instructor comments, and class grades.
7) Works with Adult Education data and enrollment teams to maintain and design student data systems to meet ACC requirements and grant compliance. Assists with monitoring as needed.
8) Assists with student intake and other events that pertain to the promotion and recruitment of students; may assist with providing transcripts to students.
9) Provides assistance to students, instructors, and Austin Community College and partner agency staff with issues arising in the classroom and provides solutions with measurable outcomes.
10) Monitors local, state, and national initiatives and best practices in career and college transitional programs.
11) May assist in writing annual grant applications.
12) Attend regular AE manager meetings and other college meetings.
- Adult education principles, practices, and theories.
- Best practices in implementing contextualized instruction and learning communities.
- Learning assessment techniques and practices.
- Effective recruitment and retention methodologies.
- Maintaining an established work schedule, including some weekends and evenings.
- Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including the use of tact and diplomacy.
- Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
- Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student body.
- Working collaboratively.
- Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Effectively supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority.
- Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.
Required Work Experience
- Two years related work experience including one year of supervisory experience.
- Completion of the ACC Supervisor Certificate Series Program will satisfy the supervisory experience required for this position.
- Valid Texas Driver’s License and reliable transportation needed for local Austin area travel.
- Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
- Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
- Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
- Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take responsible and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in safe practices.
$45,537 – $65,055
Reports to Executive Director, Adult Education
Number of Openings:
Job Posting Close Date:
February 7, 2022
*ACC Benefits Overview*_
Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.
The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.