Adult Education Paraprofessional (Full Time, Grant Funded)


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

Full-time responsibilities are based on a 37.5 hour work week.  Deadline for application is June 7, 2019

Application Deadline