Paraprofessional for Adult Education Part Time – Knox County

Title: Paraprofessional for Adult Education Part Time – Knox County

Institution: TCAT-Knoxville

Department: Adult Education

Campus Location: TCAT Knoxville

Job Summary

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville is accepting applications for a Paraprofessional in the Adult Education department; this is a part time, grant funded position that will work Saturdays and evenings.

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Application Deadline


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

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


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


  • 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)