job-area: Education

Adult Education Para-Professional

The Part-Time Paraprofessional in the Adult Education program is a grant-funded position. The selected candidate will assist Adult Education students with educational and career needs.

Location: Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, and Jefferson Counties

Job Duties

• Support the Adult Education Office with general clerical duties (filing, faxing, disbursement of administrative and instructional materials, restock supplies, etc.)

• Manage electronic filing system

• Complete data entry in a timely manner adhering to all reporting deadlines

• Organize and maintain confidential program and student files as well as report documentation

• Collaborate with Instructors and Career Coaches

• Assist with student needs, registration, intake and orientation-related activities for potential and current students

• Willingness to learn and support the department as it relates to new tasks and/or responsibilities

• Assist with scheduling, proctoring, and scoring state-required tests (CASAS; TABE; OPT; HiSET).

• Maintain class, staff, and event schedules

Minimum Qualifications

• High School Diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency) required
• Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) is required

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working in an Adult Education environment is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, attentive to detail, flexible, and manage stressful situations
• Possess strong interpersonal communication skills and maintain focus with job responsibilities
• Ability to work with a variety of individuals / students
• Proficient oral and written communication skills and strong organizational skills
• Knowledge of and skill using data entry software
• Analytical skills and the ability to meet time sensitive deadlines
• Aware of effective customer service practices and ability to implement them within an educational setting
• Accept new tasks and responsibilities in a positive/professional manner
• Contribute to team effort
• Assist with graduation
• Perform other duties as assigned