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Georgia Northwestern Technical College is hiring a part-time Adult Education Teacher who will be working at the Chatsworth-Murray County Library teaching Adult Education classes.

Adult Education Teacher

Position open until filled
Printable Job Description
To Apply:
All applicants for this job through Georgia Northwestern Technical College must apply using the GNTC Online Job Center.
No phone calls or emails, please.

Adult Education Part-Time Teacher Job Description
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Adult Education Part Time Teacher. This position is located at the Murray County Library in Chatsworth. This position will involve teaching classes in the ares of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, evaluating and recording the students’ progress in attaining goals, and helping students transition to college or career. The successful candidate will develop lesson plans and deliver instruction in Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education and preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) credential. Must be available to teach evening classes, maintain a safe and secure classroom environment, participate in professional development activities, and prepare required documentation and reports.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills along with excellent computer skills. Skilled in integrating technology in the classroom. Prior middle, secondary or post-secondary teaching and classroom management experience in at least one subject area (English, Math, Science or Social Studies) is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in English, Math, Science or Social Studies. Experience teaching academic skills to adult learners. Experience in administering standardized tests. Teaching certification is a plus.

Salary Range and Schedule
$17-$19 per hour depending on years of teaching experience. Classes will meet at the library for two or three evenings per week. There will be six hours of instruction per week plus two hours of planning for a total of eight hours per week. Position and hours based on funding and enrollment.

Application Deadline
Open until filled.

Application Process
All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at www.GNTC.edu. We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format except through the Online Job Center. As a part of the application process, interested candidates will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information, and transcripts if applicable. Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with our college. No phone calls or emails please.

GNTC is a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia

Equal Opportunity Employer
Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Any violation or questions should be directed to Peggy Cordell, Director of Human Resources, Office A113, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6959; Sonya Briscoe, Special Populations Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator, Office I105, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6932; Sheila Parker, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator and Disability Services Coordinator, Office B115, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6517. Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or
1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

Dalton-Whitfield Library:

YA Coordinator / Library Assistant

Part-Time (28 hours per week)
Position open until filled
Posted: August 30, 2017
Printable YA Coordinator / Library Assistant Job Description

To Apply:
. Email subject must include the position and the library branch.
No phone calls please.

Ya Coordinator / Library Assistant Job Description

The Young Adult Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of library service to the teen population at the Dalton-Whitfield branch library under the supervision of the Public Services Librarian. This employee will develop, coordinate and perform library programs for Dalton-Whitfield County teen patrons emphasizing services that respond to teen needs and interests and lead the Teen Advisory Group. The coordinator will play a lead role in advocating teen and school services, and actively participate as a liaison with schools and other agencies serving the same population. The Library Assistant works some weekdays and Saturdays to include some evening hours. This employee is often the first person of contact for all aspects of branch library customer service.

YA Coordinator/Library Assistant duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop, implement, and present programs for teens in the Dalton-Whitfield County Library
  • Plan and implement an exciting Summer Reading initiative for teens
  • Assists in promoting and publicizing teen events and the library as a whole
  • Maintains and reports statistics related to youth/teen services as required to the Branch Administrator
  • Attend regularly scheduled Youth planning meetings and workshops, webinars, and training as approved by the NGRL Library Director
  • Establish and maintain a relationship with Dalton City and Whitfield County Schools
  • Select materials appropriate for the YA collection based on community need within given budget
  • Work with other Librarians to weed the YA collection as appropriate on a regular basis following the library’s Collection Development Policy
  • Assists with opening or closing routines according to shift assignments
  • Assists circulation or LTTC desk as needed
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed


  • High school diploma and library and/or computer volunteer or work experience an advantage
  • College degree and/or relevant experience in library and/or media centers, education, Middle or High School level youth work/experience desired
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program and/or library teen programming experience preferred

Skills Required
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Knowledge of teen literature
  • Knowledge of teen’s needs and interests
  • Basic knowledge of children’s literature
  • Skill and comfort level speaking in front of groups
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently or with a group
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service with a diverse public
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of library system policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate clearly, answer the phone, record messages and respond appropriately
  • Working knowledge of Dewey decimal system, general organization of library materials
  • Above average computer skills (Must use to create reports in excel, advertising in publisher, etc.)
  • Competence to use and instruct others in electronic sources and reference formats
  • Aptitudes and skills in public library programming for children and teens
  • Ability to meet the demands of the job schedule, including Monday-Friday, evenings and Saturdays

Computer skills:

  • Daily use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Use of Automated Library Systems (PINES) and Online Databases (GALILEO)
  • Use of Networks, Internet Browsers
  • Computer Troubleshooting

Customer-service skills:

  • Outgoing, friendly
  • Polite, patient
  • Service oriented, eager to help

Training, Skills, and Evaluation

Supervision and evaluation of this employee are provided by the Branch Administrator during the 6 month trial basis and then annually each May. Specific training may be offered by members of the professional team from the regional system and Georgia Public Library Service. The employee is expected to be self-directed on day-to-day performance level.

Physical Demands

The nature of this work requires an ability to lift boxes and crates of books of up to 35 lbs and push filled wheeled book carts. This employee must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and reach above head, stoop, sit on the floor, and otherwise participate in physical activities with youth.

Working Conditions

Work is typically performed in a climate controlled library, but sometimes requires outdoor activities in parks, recreation centers, or other locations due to the nature of the programs being conducted. This position requires local travel to schools, councils, clubs or organizations to solicit support/donations, and attend meetings and/or training sessions.

This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of the Library. Since no position description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s responsibility.

To Apply:
. Email subject must include the position and the library branch.
No phone calls please.

Northwest Georgia Regional Library System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. NGRL is a drug free work environment.

No phone calls, please.


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