Adult Education Digital Literacy Instructor
Johnson County Community College
Adult and Distance Education
Position, Department: Adult Education Digital Literacy Instructor, Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Type of Position: Non-Credit Instructor, Exempt
Work Schedule, Hours per week: Varies
Pay Range: $23.00 per hour and determined based on relevant years of work experience.
Benefits Category: Limited benefits
Position Summary: Position is responsible for leading and guiding students working in a JCAE computer lab. Student activities include taking standardized assessments; learning digital literacy skills through North Star assessments; writing essays, resumes and cover letters; and completing online coursework required for their GED credential through Google Classroom and Aztec. Responsibilities of the computer lab instructor include assigning and overseeing work toward specific learning objectives and troubleshooting technology issues as well as accurate data collection and reporting (assessment scores, attendance, daily progress, etc.). Instructors must be able to properly collect and manage confidential student records. Additional requirements include creating student online profiles, maintaining online records, and offering classroom support when needed.
- Bachelor's degree
- Strong digital literacy skills
- Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
- Attention to detail and accurate record-keeping
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
- 1-3 years of experience in a similar role
- Demonstrated ability to improve learner academic skills
- Elementary or Secondary Education degree
- K-12 teaching experience
- In-depth knowledge of adult basic education principles and curriculum
- Demonstrated ability to instruct, encourage and coach adult basic education learners
- Understanding of the unique needs of adult basic education students
- Previous experience teaching high school equivalency skills to adult learners, preferably GED preparation
- Experience with academic courseware such as Google Classroom, Aztec, Plato, Reading Horizons or Khan Academy
Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:
Develop, oversee, and update digital literacy instruction for adult basic education learners.
a. Current digital literacy curriculum is aligned with local, state, and national standards
b. Digital literacy curriculum meets the needs of adult basic education students in all JCAE programs (ABE/GED, English Connection, Corrections, and employer onsite programming)
c. Digital literacy curriculum prepares JCAE students for transitioning into college or career readiness programs and are work-ready
d. Assign and monitor online instruction to meet specified learning objectives.
Assign and monitor online instruction to meet specified learning objectives.
a. Students progress in achieving learning objectives
b. Attendance is documented accurately and submitted on time
c. Reports are accurate, completed on time, and managed in alignment with privacy/confidentiality requirements
Proctor standardized exams and report outcomes
a. All applicable protocols and rules are followed to maintain an appropriate testing environment
b. Reports are accurate, completed on time, and managed in alignment with privacy/confidentiality requirements
c. Attendance is documented accurately and submitted on time
Support students in strengthening their basic computer skills
a. Students are continuously involved in productive activity (they spend minimal time "waiting" for the resolution of a technical issue)
b. Students become proficient in diagnosing and resolving their own technical issues
c. Students become adept at navigating a computer and finding the information they seek on job opportunities, training requirements, etc.
Support overall learning environment and objectives
a. Students and classroom instructors are supported in their learning objectives, and content is expanded and supported through online resources
b. Students receive feedback on their digital literacy skills
*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.
Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students' success. You belong here.
About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture - not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.
If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email JobsAtJCCC@jccc.edu.
To apply, please visit: https://careers.jccc.edu/en-us/job/495502/adult-education-digital-literacy-instructor