State Office seeks a Maine College Transitions Coordinator


The State Office is pleased to announce that Amy Poland has joined the state team for the rest of this fiscal year (June 30, 2017). Many of you already know Amy from her work in adult education, and with Maine College Transition (MCT) in particular.  Amy will be working in a half time capacity and focusing on MCT. It will be a busy spring as Amy works with us on overseeing the MCT grant process and sharing best practices.  She is available to answer your questions and don’t be surprised if you hear from her. We are fortunate to have access to Amy’s experience and insights.

Amy’s email is and her number is 207-624-6753.


The State Office of Adult Education seeks a Maine College Transitions Coordinator.  Please see below the specifics of this open opportunity at the State Office of Adult Education.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree
Experience working with adult learners or relevant education background

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Maine College Transitions with a local service provider

Position Description
In support of the overall Maine College Transitions (MCT) program, the MCT Coordinator coordinates and provides support services to local MCT service providers.

Duties include:
Serve as a liaison between the State Office and MCT practitioners, including site visits, assessing professional development needs, identifying marketing strategies, etc.
Outreach to grant partners, adult education, higher education institutions, etc. to present information and materials for student recruitment, dual enrollments and articulation agreements
Develop and implement strategies which publicize and target this student population
Oversee and facilitate grant applications, the grant renewal process, and distribution of funds
Collaborate with State Office Professional Development Coordinator on planning and executing professional development programs specific to MCT
Establish and maintain effective communication and advising relationships with local service providers
Serve as an advocate for MCT
Gather, analyze and interpret data, with assistance from the State Data Coordinator, which monitors grant expectations, enrollments, professional development needs, etc.

Job Location:
Maine Department of Education, Office of Adult Education, Augusta, ME



Employment Type
Part time; 20 hours/week

Target Start Date
As soon as possible

Application process:
Applications close February 10, 2017. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the following address:

MCT Coordinator Search – Adult Education
Maine Department of Education – Office of Adult Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

Questions regarding the position may be directed to the PD Coordinator, Abby Manahan, at or 207-624-6780