Basic Skills Assistant Coordinator

Gaston College   Charlotte, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on August 29, 2021
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Gaston College is seeking to fill the position of: Basic Skills Assistant Coordinator

Assist with planning, marketing, implementing and coordinating the College's Basic Skills program. Assist with recruiting, training, and monitoring part-time instructors throughout Gaston and Lincoln counties. Along with program coordinator ensure compliance with state and federal regulations and the North Carolina Community College system; exercise judgment in applying established policies and procedures.


  1. Assist the director/coordinator in training, scheduling and monitoring part-time instructors for Basic Skills classes and substitute in Basic Skills classes as needed.
  2. Assist in preparing relevant documentation required for compliance with College and state regulations, i.e., the North Carolina Community College's Critical Success Factors for students in Basic Skills classes, Performance Measures, audit requirements, and program monitoring.
  3. Assist the coordinator in processing student registrations, instructional contracts, instructional payroll, class rosters, class files, state files, etc.
  4. Assist the coordinator/director in implementing the program on campus and in the community, and provide program information to potential students, local businesses, and agencies, etc.
  5. Assist the director/coordinator in evaluating, selecting, and ordering materials to be used in classes.
  6. Assist the director/coordinator in performing class visits, evaluating and responding to audit concerns, and providing follow-up documentation/report.
  7. Assist the director/coordinator in the discipline process for students who violate student rules and expectations or College code of conduct.
  8. Assist the director/coordinator in establishing new sites within the community and business and industry to include visiting industries, locating classrooms, delivering classroom materials, and providing follow-up to community, business and industry partners.
  9. Assist with coordinating appropriate training and on-going staff development for instructors consistent with research findings and practices in the field of adult education.
  10. Maintain a high standard of professionalism in representing the College including confidentiality in all aspects of the position’s responsibilities and adherence to policies, procedures, and other established guidelines as appropriate.  Adhere to professional accountability and accept responsibility for managing situations and problems.  Work cooperatively with team members and colleagues, contributing positively and constructively to the achievement of team and College objectives and provide a high level of service to customers by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and partnerships.
  11. Participate in college functions, departmental, divisional and college-wide meetings and committees as appropriate.
  12. Represent the College at professional conferences and workshops.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Life Skills.



  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution required.



  • Three years’ experience teaching, facilitating workshops, training or counseling adults required.