Adult & Community Education Director

Monday, December 31, 2018
Southgate Community Schools
Position Details: 

POSITION TITLE: Adult and Community Education Director

REPORTS TO: Superintendent


• Valid Administrator Certificate

• Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership or Administration

• At least three years of experience as an administrator, or director, preferred

• Ability to utilize the school management information system & database software

• Ability to utilize effective human relations and communication skills in working with people

• Ability to maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality

• Ability to handle crisis situations

• Work style which includes self-starting initiative, ability to prioritize, set high standards, and creative

production of program materials

• Must meet health requirements as required by performance responsibilities

• Working experience in the administration of the Section 107 grant and Federal Adult Education grants

• Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate


Oversee all operations of the Adult, Alternative & Community Education Office

• Adult & Alternative Education – Create policies and procedures, curriculum and curriculum alignment

to State and Federal requirements for High School completion, GED Preparation, English As a Second

Language, and Adult Basic Education

• All of the duties and reporting requirements of a high school principal

• Administer Section 107 Grant, WIOA Federal Instruction Grant, WIA EI Civics, Burlington Pilot Grant, and

develop budget to include anticipated local budgets and tuition and fees

• Participate in Region 10 development and required partnerships

• Develop program budget as well as revisions during the year and review with Director of Business and


• Fulfill local, State and Federal Adult Education mandates including annual reports and statistical reports

• Maintain records for Adult Education FTE reporting and State audit requirements

• Provide leadership to develop, maintain, and improve instruction and curriculum to facilitate the

learning process

• Coordinate the development and implementation of extracurricular activities

• Follow the District Interviewing and Hiring process

• Evaluate staff in accordance to district guidelines

• Discipline employees, when necessary, in accordance to district and union guidelines

• Review and approve payroll for all staff certified and non certified

• Assume responsibility for emergency situations and the reporting of these emergencies

• Seek out alternative funding sources, as appropriate

• Provide staff development opportunities and participate in District wide school improvement

Posting Adult Alternative Comm Ed Dir


• Maintain professional organization memberships including, Michigan Association of Community and

Adult Education

• Community Programs

o Adult Enrichment, which includes, but is not limited to:

§ Coordination of fall, winter, spring/summer offerings for all ages in the Southgate

Community and adjoining townships

• Additional Programs:

o Southgate Virtual Academy

§ Work with Virtual Coordinator to provide on-line services to students

o Preschool and Latchkey Program

§ Supervise Child Care Director

§ Promote Great Starts to Quality designation

o Downriver Literacy Council

§ Work with Tutor Supervisor to advertise, recruit, assign and fundraise

o Organize and coordinate fundraising events, such as:

§ Volunteer Day, Career Day

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools

CONTRACT YEAR: July 1 through June 30 (220 assigned working days – August 1 through July 31) in

accordance with the SPSA Contract (Southgate Principals and Supervisors Association)

RATE OF PAY: In accordance with Southgate Principals and Supervisors Association (SPSA)

Master Agreement doc TA 8-28-2014-20150910.pdf

POSTING DATES: Friday, October 12 through Until Filled

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please visit, click on HR, select

Employment Opportunities, then District Employment Opportunities

Must meet health requirements as required by performance responsibilities

The Southgate Community School District reserves the right to make changes to this job posting and performance responsibilities whenever necessary

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation or transgender identity),

disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category,

(collectively, “Protected Classes”), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

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