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Phone: (920) 991-9840
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Current Openings: 

Please send cover letter and resume to Nik Shier at nshier@fvlc.net. Include the job title in the subject of your e-mail.  

Administrative and Program Assistant
Job Description

The Administrative & Program Assistant provides administrative and program support necessary in the daily operation of the Fox Valley Literacy Council. 

High school education; post-high school education with courses in business administration
Previous experience in office management or administrative assistance is preferred
Hmong, French, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, or Spanish speaking is a plus

Ability to multitask and prioritize
Ability to maintain a professional manner under pressure
Practice Multi-Cultural competencies 
Excellent computer skills including databases and spreadsheets
Good electronic equipment and computer network skills
Good communication skills
Ability to work with people of all backgrounds 
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Team player with an ability to support the work of others


Administrative Support
Greet and direct visitors
Answer telephone and direct calls
Develop and maintain data bases and spreadsheets to manage client, tutor, and stakeholder data 
Prepare periodic reports, including statistical reports
Assist with special events, trainings, and workshops
Assist with producing training and promotional material
Schedule and supervise administrative volunteers 
Order and maintain office and program supplies 
Help maintain general office appearance, including library

Program Assistance 
Assist in the recruitment of adult students for one-to-one tutoring and small group instruction
Assist staff to conduct student intake, evaluations, matching, follow-up, and support
Help maintain consistent contact with adult students and tutors
Maintain accurate records and process data collection in a timely manner
Assist program manager to resolve problems and assess student progress and goal attainment
Other duties as assigned 

The position is 20 hours a week, benefits include generous paid vacation, sick days, flexible schedule, a 4-day work week, and 5% additional compensation in lieu of health benefits.  

Communications Specialist 
Job Description

The Communications Specialist assists in setting and guiding the strategy for all communications to consistently articulate the Fox Valley Literacy Council’s mission. The Communications Specialist works closely with colleagues as the communications leader on a variety of program matters. 

Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field (preferred) 
Previous communications experience  

Experience in developing and implementing communications strategies
Ability to take knowledge and transform it into interesting and useful messages
Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
Practice Multi-Cultural competencies 
Strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of initiatives concurrently
High energy self-starter who works independently 
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and graphics software
Ability to work with people of all backgrounds

Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan 
Present creative and innovative ideas for cost-effective communications strategies
Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, press releases, annual reports, social media, e-newsletters, donor correspondence, and Fox Valley Literacy website
Interact with adult learners, volunteers, staff, donors, and others to gather information and create, design and write stories for publication or for video/audio production 
Ensure that print and electronic collateral are consistent, and that new information is posted regularly
Develop, build, and manage media contacts and build strong relationships with media representatives
Work with the Program/Administrative Assistant to maintain volunteer and donor databases
Prepare periodic reports, talking points, presentations, and other supporting material 
Help coordinate and organize public events and meetings
Other duties as assigned 
Nights and weekends may be required

​The position is 20 hours a week, benefits include generous paid vacation, sick days, flexible schedule, a 4-day work week, and 5% additional compensation in lieu of health benefits.

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