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Current Openings: 
Adult Literacy Program Specialist

Job Description

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 nshier@fvlc.net.  

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 

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