Spanish bilingual and Hispanic jobs since 1997. Diversity job fairs since 2006. employers     login   |   register - post a job
Hispanic Diversity Recruitment - best jobs for hispanic, latino & bilingual (spanish & portuguese) jobseekers
    Log me in!   |   Site Map   |   Help   
 Optional Education Program Coordinator - East Moline, Illinois, United States

Job information
Posted by: Black Hawk College 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Education
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: Hv4fNbkCqQs13omCm98S7VBH5FEXAb / Latpro-3795510 
Date posted: May-28-2021
State, Zip: Illinois, 61244


Optional Education Program Coordinator

General Information & Responsibilities

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Optional Education Program Coordinator provides coordination of the Truants’ Alternative/Optional Education Program (TAOEP) and the Early School Leavers Transition Program (ESLTP) in compliance with Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) and Illinois State Board of Education requirements. Serves as a liaison with cooperating school districts.   Responsible for grant applications and related data and fiscal reporting.

Description of Duties


  1. Articulates program vision and goals to students, staff, parents, cooperating school districts, Black Hawk College personnel, and the community.
  2. Evaluates previous school records and leads a multi-disciplinary team comprised of instructors, advisors, and counselors to work with students and parents in the creation of each student’s individualized plan for secondary completion, career development, and transition to postsecondary training or employment. 
  3. Maintains a safe and orderly climate that fosters student learning and personal development.
  4. Evaluates instructional curricula and works with instructors to modify or create new curricula to meet student needs.
  5. Hires instructional and support staff.
  6. Secures financial resources to operate through writing the annual TAOEP and ESLTP grants as well as other related grant applications when available.
  7. Submits required data and fiscal reports on a timely basis.


  1. Works with assigned Adult Education staff to provide professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
  2. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


  1. Demonstrates BHC core values.
  2. Maintains accuracy and efficiency of work.
  3. Demonstrates dependability.
  4. Maintains up-to-date job knowledge of Adult Education programs and services.
  5. Maintains up-to-date job knowledge of job related computer software and applications.
  6. Works cooperatively with others.
  7. Communicates professionally and in a pleasant manner.
  8. Maintains student confidentiality, security and permanency of all student records/information. 


  1. Reports directly to the Director of Adult Education.
  2. Works directly with students and parents.
  3. Works directly with agency and school district personnel.
  4. Works cooperatively with Adult Education and other College employees.


Education & Experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.)

  1. Bachelor’s degree with a focus on education or social services and two years of experience working with at-risk youth in an educational or social service setting required. Master’s degree with a focus on education or social services strongly preferred.  
  2. Professional Educator License with Endorsements in either Secondary Education, Learning Behavior Specialist, Principal, School Counselor, or Social Worker preferred.  
  3. Management experience demonstrated through responsibilities such as employee supervision, grant administration, and/or budget management required.
  4. Experience working with diverse populations required.

The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the described job; it is not an all-encompassing statement of all the work requirements that may be necessary to perform the job. 


Supplemental Information

Work hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm, but candidate must be flexible to meet business needs.

Official transcripts will be required of any candidate hired for this position.

Salary range for this position is $37,893  - $40,880 per year.  BHC provides an outstanding benefits package with comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and Rx insurance on first day of employment, free life and LDT insurance, pension thru SURS, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick, and paid personal days, and much more!
Black Hawk College does not sponsor employment visas.


While you contribute your talent and enthusiasm to BHC, as an eligible employee you will have access to outstanding health benefits, ample time off, a pension plan, educational opportunities, and much more. 
Core Benefits
Prescription Drug Plan
Mail Order Pharmacy
Basic Life Insurance
Tuition Waiver
Employee Assistance Program
Long-Term Disability
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)/Dependent Care Account (DCA)
Paid Holidays
Free use of fitness center
Sick Leave
Personal Days
Retirement Pension Plans
State University Retirement System of Illinois (SURS): Employees working in a regular and continuous position or one in which services are expected to be rendered on a continuous basis for at least four months or one academic term, whichever is less, may be eligible to enroll in SURS. To learn more about SURS, visit
Optional 403b Tax-Deferred Investment Program: Employees may set up a 403b plan through Edward Jones Investments/Mass Mutual.


recblid trnm45mutv1o8lgm4gvualu97rv3dz




Black Hawk College requires you to fill in their on-line form which will open in a different window.

Enter your email address and click 'Apply':
  Prefer not to enter your email? 

Follow the application instructions in the Job Description.