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Adult Education AO-K Support Instructor

Company: Colby Community College
Location: Colby
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Colby Community College is located in northwest Kansas, approximately 50 miles from the Nebraska and Colorado borders. From a humble beginning of 99 students in 1964, CCC now serves more than 2,400 students annually.

In addition to an 57-acre main campus, CCC has a 60-acre farm used as a hands-on laboratory and training facility. The college also accommodates hundreds of off-campus students through face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses.

A number of studies conclude CCC is a solid educational investment. Colby has a strong history of student performance, including the highest graduation rate among all Kansas community colleges.

Job Description

Colby Community College is accepting applications for a full-time Adult Education AO-K Support Instructor/Navigator located at the Norton Correctional Facility (NCF)

The Adult Education Instructor AO-K/Navigator provides educational and career pathway services to qualifying adults. The individual reports to the Director of Adult Education. As part of a grant-funded program, all positions depend on continued funding from year-to-year.

The start date is Jan. 2, 2023.


  • Provides co-instruction in AO-K classes (C-Tech, Welding, Sustainable Energy) supporting the lead instructor; supervises small study groups, one on one tutoring
  • Maintains all required credentials and certifications;
  • Conducts the adopted processes for all students, including orientation, enrollment and assessments (pre and post);
  • Monitors and updates information for each student including goals, testing records, educational plan, career plan and reports information for data collection;
  • Maintains and submits accurate weekly attendance;
  • Takes action to monitor those students not attending immediately per facility requirements;
  • Participates in essential professional development;
  • Follows all policies with emphasis on safety and security procedures for NCF;
  • Fulfills other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or college administrators.
    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • Energetic, able to relate to students;
    • Innovative and ready to look for new options and ideas;
    • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends of the college;
    • Ability to work independently as well as with a team;
    • Ability to pay close attention to detail;
    • Required to complete training with Norton Correctional Facility;
    • Required to complete necessary professional development (often online).

      • Bachelor's degree in any area or an associate degree with an active plan for obtaining a bachelor's degree within five years;
      • Passion for assisting high risk men in continued education and preparation for entry into careers;
      • Able to work as a team member positively supporting all Colby Community College personnel.

        Additional Information

        Colby Community College provides equal opportunity to its applicants for admission, enrolled students, graduates, and employees. The College does not discriminate with respect to hiring, continuation of employment, promotion, tenure, other employment practices, application for admission or career services and placement on the basis of race, color, gender, age, disability, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation or religion. For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Human Resources Office, 1255 South Range Ave., Colby, KS 67701. (785) 460-5406. hr(at)colbycc.edu

        Candidates identifying as qualified persons with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request accommodations should contact Human Resources.

        The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

        Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. The candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Keywords: Colby Community College, Pueblo , Adult Education AO-K Support Instructor, Education / Teaching , Colby, Colorado

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