In collaboration with Saddleback College’s Director of Community Outreach and Recruitment, the successful candidate will coordinate assessment, placement, registration of new students and pre-registration of continuing students. He/she will conduct AESL faculty performance reviews as the Administrator (Dean) designates. The successful candidate will assist with professional development and training of AESL faculty and staff. He/she will lead and coordinate professional development and training for AESL faculty, and individual mentoring for faculty designated as "needing improvement" during job reviews. He/she will coordinate textbook selection with input from faculty. He/she will collect requests for instructional resources and materials for use in the classroom. The successful candidate will process textbook and classroom supply orders, to ensure that students and teachers have what they need for instruction. He/she will create and collect Teaching Assignment Request (TAR) forms and research potential site leads while maintaining connections with managers of existing sites. He/she will serve as a liaison between faculty and site management regarding facilities issues that arise. He/she will assign AESL classes based on TAR responses and program/community needs. He/she will participate in Saddleback College committees as the Adult Education ESL Representative. He/she will create, revise and update Certificates of Competency and coordinate standardized testing (e.g. CASAS), including scheduling initial and follow-up tests, scheduling makeups, providing reports to teachers, reporting to the State, or other funding sources as needed. The successful candidate will create, revise and update new courses and curricula (i.e. summer term, specialized/supplemental courses). He/she will advise students on naturalization, permanent residence and work authorization. He/she will teach in the Saddleback Adult Education ESL program, and serve as a liaison between ESL and AESL, providing representation at departmental and campus meetings.
This position is funded 100% by categorical funds from the Adult Education Block Grant Program from the California Community College Chancellor’s Office.