Adult Ed Paraprofessional

Adult Ed Paraprofessional

(Full Time, Grant Funded)

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is accepting applications for a Full-Time Paraprofessional in the Adult Education Program.

This position conducts a variety of clerical duties to support adult education.  The paraprofessional also interacts with students, conducts registration, intake and orientation related services for potential and current students.  Interaction with AE staff, students and community members is an integral part of this position.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency) required
  • Microsoft office – Microsoft Office Suite(i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel, etc) as well as ability to learn to use other computer software
  • Knowledge of and skill using data entry software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Evidence of interpersonal /customer skills
  • Accept new tasks and responsibilities in a positive/professional manner
  • Organizational and analytical skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Skill in operation of general office equipment (fax, copier, scanner, multi-line phone system)
  • Assist with scheduling, proctoring, and scoring state-required tests (i.e. CASAS, HiSET, OPT)

Preferred Qualifications:                                                  

Experience working in an adult education environment
Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information internally and externally
Maintain class, staff, and event schedules
Set up and maintain paper and electronic filing systems

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task
  • Assist with graduation
  • Assist with student registration, assessment, orientation/counseling
  • Perform general office duties: filing, faxing, disbursement of administrative and instructional  materials
  • Organize and maintain confidential program and student files as well as report documentation
  • Maintain technical knowledge by engaging in opportunities to improve or increase skills
  • Contribute to team effort
  • Complete data in a timely manner adhering to all reporting deadlines
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Application may be found at

Full-time responsibilities are based on a 37.5 hour work week.  Deadline for application is February 26, 2019

Application Deadline