The Godman Guild is seeking a dynamic, dedicated Adult Education Manager to provide leadership, management, planning, and coordination of Adult Education services that result in measurable impacts on academic and language skills that result in increased high school equivalency credentials, post-secondary entry and completion rates, and access to employment.

Essential responsibilities

Work in alignment with the AVP of Workforce Development, staff, the Board, and the community in leading and coordinating the development and maintenance of the Adult Education Programs. This includes:

  • Managing the following program areas and components for Adult Education and the agency:

Aspire: Adult Basic Education/Adult Secondary Education (ABE/ASE) and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

E3: Educate, Empower, Elevate

Volunteers, Interns and Work Study Students

Classroom-based education components such as digital literacy and tutoring.

Manage staff and operations of the Adult Education program. This includes:

  • Recruiting and supervising a team of Adult Education Instructors and administrative staff to implement the mission of the agency and program.

  • Providing staff with leadership, direction, feedback, professional development, and training. Supervising and managing volunteers.

  • Managing the daily operations of Adult Education programs, including scheduling, enrollments, documentation (rosters, agreements, etc.), curriculum, and data.

Coordinate additional Adult Education services.

  • Work in partnership with the Adult Education Testing Coordinator to facilitate assessments and manage data/ information.

  • Work in partnership with the Adult Education Social Worker to coordinate support services for clients.

  • Work in partnership with members of the Program Leadership Team to align services and resources across the agency.

  • Provide leadership, planning, and coordination for Adult Education services:

Work with the AVP of Workforce Development to develop an annual budget, program plan, and goals that clearly measure and articulate impact, meet outcome requirements for funders, and further the agency strategic plan.

  • Evaluate programming and adjust for quality, content, efficiency, and impact on an ongoing basis.

  • Keep the Chief Program Officer informed of operational decisions and concerns.

  • Work with program staff to maintain database and hard copy files. Monitor, track, and analyze reporting and impact data.

  • Develop, plan, and coordinate special events (such as graduation).

  • Utilize best practices to make informed programming decisions based on all available data.

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education or an equivalent degree required.

  • Supervisory experience required.

  • Experience with Aspire program management strongly preferred. Experience managing educational programming and federal contracts required.

  • Teaching experience preferred.

  • The ability to speak and understand other languages is preferred.

  • Current certification in first aid and CPR is required (training will be provided).

  • Requires intermediate computer skills and experience using office equipment.

  • Requires the ability to pass a criminal and child abuse background check per Ohio requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with no major or DUI offenses in the past five years

COVID Vaccine is required.