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Position Title: Adjunct Faculty - ALTA Program

Position Classification: Adjunct Faculty

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  1. Education - B.S. in Education or related field (Elementary Education, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, or Secondary Education); ESL Certification preferred for ESL instructional positions.

  2. Experience - Working experience with adults preferred including basic skills instruction, recruitment, retention, and transition.

  3. Skills - Well-developed communication, recruiting, instructional, retention, and transition skills; computer literate; working knowledge of adult education theory, principles, and learning strategies preferred.

    Position Responsibilities:

    The Adult Learners Training and Assistance Program Adult Education Practitioner will be responsible to the Program Coordinator and Director for the following: conducting whole class, cooperative, and individual instructional sessions and transition activities for Literacy, Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), Family Literacy, and/or Adult Secondary Education (ASE)/General Education Development (GED) learners; planning, using, and documenting instructional and transitional strategies and practices based on research that has proven to be effective in increasing adult learning and transitioning adults through career pathways; ensuring and documenting that learning takes place in real life contexts so that adults gain skills needed to compete in the workplace and exercise the responsibilities of citizenship; incorporating advances in technology, including use of computers, in instructional delivery; testing all clients appropriately as required by the grant agency and the grant document; participating in program orientations, reviewing adult learner goals and analyzing assessments, making referrals to other community resources/agencies, assisting with addressing barriers to attendance, such as childcare and transportation; assisting with transitioning to workforce or postsecondary education/ training; documenting all contacts with adult learners instruction/ transition activities and hours; serving as a resource person to the Program Coordinator and Director regarding the needs of adult learners and/or families; assisting the Coordinator in conducting and arranging group meetings; assisting the Coordinator in conducting recruitment, retention, and transition activities; following/tracking each adult learner and/or family during/after service delivery and documenting same; assisting the Volunteer Tutor Trainer and/or Program Coordinator with the activities of volunteers in conjunction with program personnel; attending and/or assisting with local training sessions and professional development meetings of staff; attending local, regional and statewide professional development; documenting learning transfer from local, regional, and statewide professional development and training sessions to the classroom; recommending instructional materials and equipment for purchase; cooperating fully with grant agency personnel including the assigned program advisor in accomplishing grant requirements; maintaining complete records on all adult learners and/or families and delivered services; participating in professional evaluations with peers and supervisors; and such other duties related to the foregoing as may be assigned by the Director or his/her designee.

    Entry Salary: $17.50/hour

    Apply End Date: September 15, 2017.


    Luzerne County Community College (hereinafter referred to as the 'College') is committed to a work, academic and public environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. The College and its employees have a moral and legal obligation to provide equal access and equal opportunity to all members of the community. The administration will ensure that this commitment is fully implemented through compliance with all relevant federal, state, and municipal laws, statutes and ordinances prohibiting discrimination, including, but not limited to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution; the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991 ('Title VII');Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment and Assistance Act ('VEVRAA'); the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act ('GINA'); the Age Discrimination in Employment Act ('ADEA'); The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act ('OWBPA'); the Americans with Disabilities Act ('ADA'); the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act ('PHRA'); the Family and Medical Leave Act ('FMLA'); the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ('ERISA'); the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Fair Credit and Reporting Act ('FCRA'); and any amendments to these laws. The institution will implement procedures and measures designed to ensure that employees, students, applicants and visitors to the campus or any site or program of the College are not discriminated against on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, marital status, political affiliation, ancestry, union membership and use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness, or physical handicap in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices. Any acts of reprisal, retaliation or harassment taken against an individual because he/she has filed a discrimination complaint, testified about matters related to a compliant, or otherwise assisted a complaint inquiry are forbidden and may result in severe disciplinary action. Inquires may be directed to John T. Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources, at 800-377-5222 extension 7234. The College takes any allegation of discrimination as serious. Any individual who knowingly or intentionally makes a false allegation or complaint, will be disciplined, up to and including termination of employment.

    Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.