About Baltimore City Community College
Founded in 1947, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is a comprehensive, urban institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s campus is located in West Baltimore; the institution also has several satellite locations throughout the city. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore City and throughout the state of Maryland. BCCC serves nearly 14,000* students annually, providing credits that transfer to four-year colleges and universities as well as workforce training leading directly to job placement. The College is proud of the fact that nearly 90** nations are represented within the student body.

* Based on annual unduplicated credit and non-credit headcount for FY 2018.
**Based on fall 2018 credit enrollment.

Requisition Number: 2022-087
Posting Start Date: 5/10/2022
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Minimum Education: Not Specified
Additional Documentation: YES
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Instructional Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

This position serves as a resource for all instructional staff and is responsible for appropriate instruction of learners within the Adult Basic Education Program. The IS is responsible for local professional development to ensure learner achievement. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Works with the Grant Administrator, MIS Specialist and the Intake Assessment Specialist and ABE Program Staff;
  • Works with the Intake Assessment Specialist on the special needs of enrolled learners, including disable students and English language learners;
  • Assist with the development and execution of the program’s Data Quality Plan;
  • Oversees the recruitment, selection, and training of ABE adjunct faculty;
  • Functions as a master or lead teacher, including having instructional responsibility for no more than one weekly class;
  • Oversees the review, selection and implementation of instructional resources;
  • Develops and implements curriculum based on AELS instructional Standards;
  • Connects instruction and accountability;
  • Identifies professional development needs and coordinates activities to address those needs;
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on program demographics, enrollment trends, and the needs of the target population.
  • Attends State Instructional Specialist meetings an communicates implementation pertinent information to appropriate local program staff;
  • Attends State “Train-the-Trainer” initiatives and subsequently training local staff;
  • Trains new Instructional Specialist in neighboring programs in the same geographic region, upon request;
  • Attends State professional development activities and applies at local level.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • 3 years experience in higher education and instructional design
  • Experience with assessments, lesson planning and curriculum development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5 years experience in higher/ adult education.
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BCCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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