English Language Learning (ELL)/Literacy Coordinator
Job Vacancy Notice: 11/2/2012
Deadline Date: 11/16/2012
JOB SUMMARY: This individual maintains communication with the ELL and literacy teachers, 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, volunteers, and Family Literacy staff. Coordinates volunteers and ELL teaching/lab/assessment staff assignments. Maintains ELL and family literacy 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 professional development opportunities for ELL and Family Literacy staff. Assists with planning and operation of staff in-services and other professional development opportunities. Oversees the maintenance of accurate records, assessments, post assessments, benchmark attainment and other reports as required by Iowa Department of Education and grant funders. 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 other ELL/Literacy grants and budgets 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 Hawkeye Community College Public Relations Staff. Attends meetings with community, and college groups as needed. Teaches ELL and/or Citizenship classes as needed. Oversees new or special grant-funded literacy programs, as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field. Equivalency of at least one year teaching experience required. Ability to coordinate budgets and application procedures for grant funded projects. Highly developed skills in interpersonal relations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to manage multiple projects and objectives simultaneously. Ability to use computers applications such as Excel, Wiggio, etc. 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 teaching ELL and/or developing ELL curriculum; experience with low-literacy level adults and/or family literacy programming; experience collecting, interpreting, tracking, and reporting data; experience with grant reporting; ability to develop and maintain spreadsheets for educational programming needs; knowledge of instructional strategies for reading and second-language acquisition; knowledge of adult education, ELL, 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 11/16/2012.
Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify Human Resource Services.
Human Resource Services