Career Coach Program Advisor

Ar Adult Learning Center   Little Rock, AR   Full-time     Education
Posted on August 6, 2022
Arkansas Department of Education
Career Coach Program Advisor
Job Summary: The Program Advisor will function as the Career Coach Program Advisor, for the Office of Special Populations, in the Division of Career and Technical Education (DCTE). The Program Advisor will work closely with Career Coach Program Coordinator to provide overall management, technical assistance, and support to career coaches, superintendents, principals, counselors, and teachers in Arkansas public schools and secondary career centers as well as business and industry partners on issues related to the Arkansas Career Coach program.
Frequent in-state and some out-of-state travel will be required. Overnight travel throughout the year is necessary to provide teacher training, technical assistance, program evaluation, and to attend student competitions, state, and national conferences.
Minimum Qualifications
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in education, business administration, or a field directly related to the assigned program area; plus two years of experience in education or directly related to the assigned program area, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
The Career Coach Program Advisor assists the Career Coach Program Coordinator as they review and approve new, expanded, or existing programs for the Arkansas Career Coach program to meet the needs of students, the host institution, school district, and industry. Interpret and apply laws, regulations, and procedures regarding the administration of Arkansas Career Coach programs. Proposes and monitors legislation, which affects the Arkansas Career Coach program. Formulates and recommends policies and procedures for new or revised programs or activities to the host site administration for implementation in local schools and monitors the implementation and data reporting process. Provides guidance and assistance to career coaches in the delivery of services, assists in establishing priorities, preparation of individual budgets, and justifies budget requests to provide necessary resources. Manages the development and/or revision of the Arkansas Career Coach grant in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Career and Technical Education, host institution, career coaches, superintendents, principals, teachers, and industry partners. Reviews program annually according to Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Career and Technical Education, school district, host site, and industry need.
The Career Coach Program Advisor must demonstrate initiative as a self-starter, be analytically astute, exercise responsible discretion and judgment, and be highly motivated to achieve performance expectations with minimal supervision. Attention to detail is critical as this professional will review program services and financial reports.
A high level of integrity is essential to be successful as the Program Advisor. The candidate must effectively communicate orally and in writing. Knowledge of and the effective application of grammar, punctuation, and syntax rules is preferred. Public presentation experience is greatly needed in providing professional development opportunities; promoting CTE programs, CTSOs, and professional organizations; and technical assistance.
Management and organizational skills, proficient application of Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Perform other duties as assigned.
For specific job application, duties, responsibilities and qualifications please contact
Toccara Pearson at 501-907-2490 or The required job application can be found at Completed application, four professional references who can attest to the candidate’s qualifications for the position, a letter of interest, copy of college transcripts, and a current resume should submitted via email to Toccara Pearson at
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.