Education Program Coordinator and Advisor
Department: Evening Campus
Location: Columbia, MO
Type: Staff, Full-time
The Education Program Coordinator and Advisor will coordinate and oversee all aspects of the field experience and student teaching activities for the Adult Higher Education Division at the Evening, St. Louis, and Lake of the Ozarks locations, and establishes and maintains working relationships with the area school districts to facilitate placements for field experience and student teaching. He/she advises students as needed.
Set the course schedule for the Education courses taught at the Evening, St. Louis, and Lake of the Ozarks locations and assign qualified faculty to teach the appropriate courses, to include working with the Adult Higher Education Division to submit new hire paperwork in accordance with division and college hiring policies
Establish and maintain working relationships with the area school districts in those locations to facilitate placements for field experience and student teaching; work with students on desired placements for student teaching and assign to appropriate school districts; Work with adjunct faculty to integrate field experience requirements into the graded work for the necessary courses
Review adjunct faculty syllabi each session to ensure they meet learning objectives and are in compliance with DESE regulations
Monitor and evaluate adjunct faculty performance, including observing faculty in the classroom, and coordinate with the Regional Director to develop or replace, as necessary
Work with Teachers Certification Program Advisors and Location Director with the planning and projections of student enrollment numbers in the certification and Education programs
Promote the Education program and foster “brand awareness” for Columbia College in communities where we offer education courses
Masters of Education
At least 3-5 years of teaching experience in accredited K-12 public schools
Thorough knowledge of Missouri State Teaching Certificate requirements and experience with the certification processes
Experience and interest in exploring innovation way to develop and manage programs
Experience working with the Missouri State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive of every duty and responsibility required by the employee in the position.
Benefits include free dependent in-seat undergraduate tuition and/or 75% tuition reduction for online classes, Tuition Exchange program for eligible dependents with dozens of partner institutions, phenomenal employer retirement contribution upon eligibility, generous paid leave, excellent health and dental insurance coverage, and exceptional, dedicated colleagues.
The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer.