English Language Learning (ELL)/Literacy Coordinator
Job Vacancy Notice: 3/30/2013
Deadline Date: 4/12/2013
JOB SUMMARY: This individual maintains communication with the ELL teachers and volunteers and Family Literacy staff. Serves on ABE/GED/ELL Advisory Board. Assists in locating, interviewing, supervising, and evaluating regular part time ELL staff. Maintains good communication with Manager, by providing information about ELL/Literacy current trends and practices, in addition to concerns, issues, and changes within the college and community. Provides or coordinates training for new ELL teachers and volunteers. Coordinates ELL teaching/lab/assessment staff assignments. Maintains ELL and Family Literacy program records. Selects and orders texts and materials; and continues to develop the curriculum for family literacy and ELL. Serves as a resource person for ELL and family literacy staff. Provides staff development opportunities for ELL and family literacy staff. Assists with planning and operation of staff in-services. Oversees the maintenance of accurate records, assessments, post assessments, benchmark attainment and other reports as required by Iowa DE. Prepares statistical reports as required. Assists in staffing, providing customer service, opening, and/or closing ABE/GED/ELL office area as needed. Makes recommendations on budgetary needs for ELL and family literacy. Develops and oversees ELL/Literacy grant applications/reports projects as needed. Serves as a positive voice to community groups about ELL and family literacy. Clears all advertising, flyers, and written communication with Manager or HCC Public Relations Staff. Attends meetings with community, and college groups as needed. Teaches ELL and /or Citizenship classes as needed. Oversees other grant-funded literacy programs as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field and equivalency of at least one year teaching experience required. Ability to coordinate programs and assist in application and report writing for grant funded projects. Highly developed skills in interpersonal relations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Demonstrated working knowledge of computer applications such as Word and Excel. Ability to attend meetings, days, evenings and weekends. Ability to work with and provide customer service for diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public). Preferences include teaching certification; experience developing ELL curriculum; experience with instructional strategies for reading and/or second language acquisition; experience collecting, interpreting, tracking, and reporting data; ability to develop and maintain spreadsheets for educational programming needs; and knowledge of adult education and family literacy methods and materials.
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time position opening with a comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, life, and LTD insurance; a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expense; holiday, personal, sick, and vacation leave; and a choice of retirement programs--IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA-CREF (defined contribution). Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience.
Application materials are required and must be received in the Human Resource Services office by 4:00pm Central Time 4/12/2013.
If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify Human Resource Services.
Human Resource Services