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Adult Education Outreach Specialist

Adult Education Outreach Specialist

The Adult Learning Center at Morehead State University is accepting applications for a full-time position as an Adult Education Specialist. The anticipated start date is September 16, 2022 
Morehead State University is located in Morehead, KY, a designated Kentucky Trail Town, nestled in the Daniel Boone National Forest, in close proximity to Cave Run Lake. This location provides opportunities for a wide-range of outdoor recreation activities. Morehead State University is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Morehead State University is relatively close to a number of larger cities including Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH. Morehead State University delivers a strong and affordable education for friendly, ambitious students who thrive in a student-focused learning environment defined by small class sizes and faculty committed to teaching and student success.
RESPONSIBILITIES:  Outreach Specialists are responsible for making personal and community-based outreach contacts in their service area to increase awareness about adult education programs and resources. Outreach Specialist will travel daily across the six-county service area including Rowan, Montgomery, Bath, Powell, Wolfe and Morgan Counties. Outreach Specialists serve as the primary liaison between their adult education program and the Kentucky Adult Education’s (KYAE) Recruitment and Outreach Senior Coordinator. Outreach Specialists collaborate with the program Director, KYAE College and Career Navigators (CCNs) and Strategic Partnership Coordinators (SPCs) to ensure cohesive and unduplicated service provision.
REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, student counseling or education related field. Excellent public speaking, diplomacy, interpersonal skills, and time management/scheduling skills. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high level of initiative. Proficient in computer, digital literacy and online social media platforms.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in client relations, program marketing, promotion and recruitment. Experience with social services and collaborating with community partners would be beneficial.
SPONSORSHIP: This position is not budgeted for Visa Sponsorship. 

Morehead State University is a comprehensive, regionally focused university providing high quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University has an enrollment of over 10,000 students. To apply, visit: and complete the MSU Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and three reference letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For preferred consideration, apply by August 30, 2022.

Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. Please contact Alicia Wilson, the search committee chair, at for questions regarding this position. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Organizational Relationships
The AE Outreach Specialist will be supervised by the AE Director. There is daily communication and interaction with the Director, AE Instructors, and CCN. Outreach Specialist will report outcomes to the AE Director and KYAE Strategic Partnership Coordinators.
Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs (marketing materials, table for set-up at events) and be able and willing to travel within the six-county service area.
Working Conditions
Frequent travel, compiling and submitting information/data, occasional evening and weekends when community events occur during irregular work-hours. Daily communication with adult learners, employers, rehabilitation and detention centers, AE staff and community partners.
Special Information/Instructions to Applicants
Resume, cover letter and 3 references required
Job ID: S1164P


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Development

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