130 E. Franklin Street, Appleton, WI 54911
Phone: (920) 991-9840
Building skills, giving back, and changing lives for 25 years
Serving Outagamie, Waupaca, northern Calumet, and northern Winnebago Counties
Adult Literacy Program Specialist
The position assists in the coordination and delivery of English Language Learning and Adult Basic Education services. The position helps coordinate all aspects of the English Language Learning and Adult Education programs, including learner recruitment, evaluations, matching learners with tutors, and on-going support of the matched pairs. The position also provides support necessary in the daily operations of the Fox Valley Literacy Council. The Adult Literacy Specialist works as part of a team with other staff and volunteers to help carry out the mission of the Fox Valley Literacy Council.
The part time Adult Education Program Specialist position offers competitive compensation and will average around 20 hours per week, Monday-Thursday. Benefits include 3 weeks of paid vacation, flexible hours, earned sick leave, and paid holidays.
Please send resume and cover letter to Nik Shier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
•High school education required; Bachelor’s degree in Education, TESOL, or a related field is preferred. •Previous experience in English Language Learning or Adult Basic Education is preferred. •Proficiency in Hmong, French, Kinyarwanda, or Spanish is preferred.
•Good communication skills •Distinctive record of accomplishment incorporating diverse perspectives in teaching and/or scholarship •Experience working in multicultural environments •Experience with a wide variety of teaching methods •Ability to work with minimal supervision •Team player with an ability to support the work of others •Ability to successfully work with and motivate learners and tutors •Ability to multitask and prioritize •Good organizational skills •Ability to maintain a professional manner under pressure •Proficient computer skills including databases and spreadsheets •Fluency in English and knowledge of English grammar
•Greet and direct guests and phone calls •Maintain databases and spreadsheets for literacy programing •Prepare periodic reports •Schedule and supervise program volunteers •Assist in the recruitment of adult learners for one-to-one tutoring and small classroom instruction •Conduct learner intakes, evaluations, matching, follow-up, and support •Assist with special events and trainings •Evenings and weekends may be required •Other duties as needed