Employment Bulletin Board

RFP for Logo/Branding Services

The Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) is a national nonprofit adult basic education organization with over 15,000 members nationwide. We are comprised primarily of teachers and administrators. Our mission is to inspire educators so adults succeed and communities thrive.
Proposals are being accepted for basic guidance on branding and logo development, including a possible name change for our organization. View our current logo here. The process will close on November 15, 2016 with work beginning no later than December 1, 2016 and completing on December 15, 2016.
Your proposal should focus on services you will provide with regard to logo development and brand awareness. Your fee should be clearly noted for each service you propose to provide, and a cover letter and recommendation should be included and sent to sharonbonney@coabe.org no later than 11/15/16.

Director of Adult Learning and Literacy

People's Resource Center is hiring a Director of Adult Learning & Literacy to develop, coordinate and advance the Adult Learning and Literacy (ALL) program which responds to needs and resources in accordance with PRC strategy. The ALL program includes providing Adult Basic Education, ESL, high school equivalency, American citizenship, and computer training services at Wheaton location, Westmont location, as well as 30+ partner organizations in DuPage County.


This position is responsible for providing leadership and technical assistance to adult education grantee service providers in the implementation of adult education and family literacy services, funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Title II: the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA). This position will manage grantee compliance issues and will provide oversight of state initiatives with respect to implementation of AEFLA, which include instructional quality, goal setting and performance analysis, and coordination of concurrently delivered services.   This position will also oversee specialty areas involved in the delivery of the statewide AEFLA instructional program, which may include essential components of reading instruction for adults, high school diploma options for adults, workforce development, and family literacy.  This position will coordinate partner agencies and stakeholders in the development of special projects and state initiatives.

Education Program Associate

The Education Program Associate will oversee all operations of a state funded adult education program in a two-county territory. This position will be responsible for the leadership in designing and delivering adult education programs; and cultivating relationships with community organizations, educational entities, governmental agencies, and businesses on a local and state level. In addition, this position will support and facilitate effective data-based decision making and performance management for programs to reach desired programmatic outcomes. The successful candidate will direct and oversee the development, implementation, marketing, delivery, and evaluation of adult educational programs while ensuring quality.

Additional responsibilities include providing oversight and leadership related to instructional design and delivery; curriculum matters; student services; instructional technology; supervising/coaching; leading program staff to manage project operations to accomplish goals and objectives in a timely manner within budget and in compliance with state and local regulations; developing and maintaining relationships and agreements with partner agencies and other appropriate organizations; assisting in gathering and analyzing data in support of continuous program improvement; adhering to reporting requirements and guidelines as outlined in federal, state, and university policies; and assisting with the development of grant proposals, contract negotiations and memoranda of agreement.

The successful candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills; proven organizational ability; strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent attention to detail; and the desire to work as a team member. Knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Integrated Education and Training Programs and Career Pathways will also be helpful. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

  • Campus/Location: University Park Campus
  • Date Announced: 07/19/2016
  • Job Number: 64797
  • Level/Salary Band: 03 – I – Exempt 
  • Work Unit: College of Education
  • Department: Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy-Goodling Institute 
  • Full/Part Time: Full–Time