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Community Education Coordinator

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Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Professional/Technical
Role: Community Education Coordinator


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

As required by the department

Rate of Pay:

This position is a grade 13 with a minimum of $43,350 with a mid-point of $57,800. Salary offer will be commensurate with the education/experience, in alignment with the College’s compensation philosophy, and the current CBA, if applicable.

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Job Summary:

An employee in this classification performs work of moderate difficulty to develop, promote, market, program and competitively price non-credit or credit free classes and programs. Work is distinguished by the ability to generate revenue and minimize operating expenses to help achieve the operating parameters of the department. General supervision is received by the assigned manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  2. Considerable skills in financial management and budgets.
  3. Considerable skill in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, Access, and Publisher
  4. Considerable skill in organizing work to meet established deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
  5. Considerable skills in customer service.
  6. Working skills in interpersonal interaction to be applied to various individuals with differing education, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  7. Working skills in verbal and written communication.
  8. Working skills in operating a personal computer, applicable software, and peripheral equipment as well as learning and adapting to new and updated programs and technology.
  9. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends when required by the department’s needs.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Master degree or equivalent.
  2. Experience in Continuing Education and Course Development in higher education
  3. Working knowledge of integrated data management systems such as Colleague   

Essential Duties:

1. Oversee training and development courses and programs as assigned.
2. Research and implement new courses and programs.
3. Recruit and interview instructors for teaching courses and programs.
4. Develop tactical and strategic marketing and promotional programs.
5. Research and resolve space availability issues.
6. Represent the department in meetings (internal or external) as requested by the Director or Dean
7. Generate revenue and minimize operating expenses to help achieve the department’s operating parameters.
8. Collect course or program evaluation data, generate course/instructor assessment and evaluation reports and make recommendations for improvements.
9. Maintains required training, licensure and/or certifications
10. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to applicable privacy laws
11. Demonstrates sensitivity, understanding and respect of diverse populations within the workplace.
12. Maintains an understanding of the work of colleagues to effectively provide backup and/or support for co-workers during times when the division is short-staffed or experiencing an increased volume of work.
13. Adheres to department guidelines for attendance and punctuality

Other Duties:

  1. Assist others as needed during heavy registration periods.
  2. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
  3. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

Physical Demands:

Light (up to 25 lbs occasionally or 10 lbs frequently)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Quiet conditions

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 05/18/2023. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 05/25/2023 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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