The Associate Dean in the Adult Education and Language Learning Center (AELLC) is responsible for hiring, training, and development of instructors. The associate dean will support the Dean in strategic planning and in implementing ongoing program changes. The associate dean will also work closely with the Instructional Specialists in each of the four AELLC programs which are:
Career Readiness ESL aka CRESL for the Colorado network of refugees and asylees a grant-funded project from the Office of Refugee Resettlement;
English For Work classes funded through WIOA Title II federal grant;
Pre-Academic and Community English (for students seeking post-secondary education, life-skills/job-skills, parent/teacher, civics, and community ESL)
High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation courses
Provide mentoring and support for teachers
Review lesson plans
Ensure teaching methodologies and approaches align with outcomes and objectives of the programs
Manage appraisal process for faculty and specialists
Regularly meet with all teaching faculty
Hire and train new teachers
Maintain an accurate list of all part-time and full-time faculty. Prepare for and lead regular all faculty meetings
Manage program faculty and ensure timely submission of required paperwork, projects, and assignments for program administration and accreditation
Design, facilitate, and track ELA department (faculty and staff) professional development activities
Assist the Dean and Program Administrators in tracking, analyzing, and reporting on student data (for grant reporting, internal quality assurance, etc.)
Keep current with best practices and current trends in adult education, ELA methodologies, and assessment
Provide input to Instructional Design Team to create, document, implement, and assess: o Departmental new faculty and staff orientation process
Student orientation process
New class creation
Support Dean to develop and maintain program schedules and course compliance in alignment with internal and external requirements. Ensures course listings and content are accurate.
Teach classes in all three programs regularly and on an ongoing basis
Work with dean to represent the program and school both internally and externally.
Act as liaison between teaching faculty and senior management
Education and Experience
MA in TESOL or related field, or 10+ years of teaching
Minimum of 2 years experience administering ESL programs or similar
Experience in curriculum development, teacher training, and assessment planning
Experience managing a team, preferably supervising a team of teachers
Internal Number: 38375
About Emily Griffith Technical College
Emily Griffith Technical College prepares students for today's workforce and tomorrow's opportunities. We are Colorado's most unique public college and one of the first tech colleges in the nation. We offer an extensive curriculum including more than two dozen career tech training programs, while establishing a reputation for being one of the region's most diverse learning environments. We've assisted more than 2 million students since our inception.
The school of opportunity was founded more than 100 years ago, and we still use the motto coined by Emily Griffith herself: For All Who Wish to Learn. We welcome all people, regardless of age, race or education level, who want to expand their horizons and chart their own course for success.