Employment Bulletin Board

COABE is pleased to provide the following Employment Opportunities Bulletin Board, an all new benefit created especially for our members that are looking for adult education employment opportunities.

 


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If you would like to add a job posting contact:

Sharon Bonney, Manager
E-mail: info@coabe.org
Fax: 866-941-5129
Phone: 888-44-COABE

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Maine College Transitions

COMPASS Program and Recruitment Coordinator

Job Description
Maine College Transitions
Kittery, Marshwood, Noble and York Adult Education Programs

Job Title: COMPASS Program and Recruitment Coordinator

Job Goal:  To further the COMPASS program goals of delivering quality college transitions and career pathway education and services through program oversight, student recruitment, and community connections.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Strong communication and human relations skills – interpersonal, written, and public speaking
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Applied knowledge of social media, outreach/recruiting strategies, and marketing
• Computer literacy – Microsoft Word, spreadsheets, website updating
• Ability to work within the timelines and requirements of grants
• Knowledge of career pathways, college transitions, nontraditional/adult learners
• Authentic interest and passion for helping adults and nontraditional learners meet their educational and career pathway goals
• Ability to work flexible and cyclical hours depending on program need

Performance Responsibilities:
• Actively seek to understand COMPASS, Maine College Transitions, career pathways and the offerings of the four adult education programs
• Assume primary responsibility for recruiting new COMPASS students
• Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the college transition efforts of 4 programs making up the COMPASS collaborative
• Collect and submit data reports related to grant timeline and requirements
• Act as a liaison between the COMPASS program and the community (i.e. educational institutions, service providers, • Career Centers, employers, Chamber of Commerce)
• Actively participate in team meetings
• Meet three times per semester with the COMPASS Advisors
• Meet quarterly each year with the COMPASS instructors
• Meet quarterly each year with the adult education program directors
• Maintain and regularly update COMPASS website
• Participate in Professional Development opportunities pertaining to college transitions and career pathways
• Perform other duties as may be required

Reports To: Directors of COMPASS Maine College Transitions Collaborative (York, Noble, Marshwood, and Kittery)

Hours and Compensation: 300 hours per year at $25.00 per hour; no benefits

Additional duties and responsibilities too detailed to list here. Interested parties should send resume via email—subject line COMPASS Coordinator. Click here to apply for the position.


Department of Education

Public Service Executive II
Education Team and Policy Director 

Class Code: EA37 Pay Grade: 37 – $69,097.60– $94,931.20 Annually

Open for Recruitment:  July 31, 2014 – August 15, 2014 

Purpose of Announcement:
The Department of Education has one (1) full-time position vacancy based in Augusta.  Statewide travel is required.

Job Description:
This is executive work formulating policy involving broad Departmental concerns and operations and directing coordination of internal and external services and initiatives as assigned by the Commissioner. The position provides policy and operational leadership, including personnel, material and fiscal resource allocation, for the agency and its functions. Position works closely with the Commissioner to make policy decisions regarding internal operations and quality improvements.  This position reports directly to the Commissioner and serves on the Department Leadership Team initiating, communicating and ensuring effective implementation of Department policies, operations and services.

Typical Duties
Serve as a member of the Commissioner’s leadership team, coordinating Leadership Team meetings/agenda on behalf of the Commissioner to develop and implement Department policies, operations, services and initiatives, and to discuss and solve agency-wide issues and problems. 
Advise the Commissioner of Education on various issues, and manage the flow of information to and key meetings for the Commissioner.
Lead schedule review, making strategic scheduling decisions on behalf of the Commissioner, responding to requests and proactively arranging key bookings and participants.
Advise and consult with the Commissioner, Leadership Team, and other Department heads to provide information and solve problems.
Provide for general oversight of Department staff to ensure successful implementation of policies, procedures and achievement of strategic goals.
Make and implement policy regarding coordination of teams and cross teams to conduct Department work, and to integrate and deliver Department programs, activities and services in a coordinated fashion.
Provide leadership and supervision to particular teams or sub-teams as directed by the Commissioner.
Review obligations of human and fiscal resources of the Department internally and externally in coordination with others.
Oversee personnel services across all teams, programs, and administrative units in the Department.
Serve as liaison, in partnership with the Budget Officer, to the DAFS Governmental Service Center and conduct these functions in collaboration with the DAFS Service Center Director, the Human Resources Director, Finance and other staff as required to administer these services.
Oversee employee relations and labor/management relations.
Oversee and manage recruitment, HR transactions, Worker’s Compensation, job analysis, performance management, grievance management and related human resource functions.
Develop/maintain Department employee/policy manual reviewing draft policies and related training with the Legal & Regulatory Affairs Director.
Monitor legislation as needed.
Special projects as assigned. 

Requirements
• Knowledge of state and federal education laws and regulations.
• Knowledge of and experience with the Maine Department of Education and its programs, activities, personnel, services, and budgets.
• Knowledge of U.S. Department of Education programs, activities, regulations and guidance.
• Knowledge of educational practices in schools, particularly as relates to implementing Maine’s system of Learning Results, the PreK-16 seamless education system and other programs and initiatives.
• Knowledge of and experience with the legislative process.
• Knowledge of and experience with strategic planning, budgeting, organizational improvement and research principles and techniques.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Ability to act as liaison between constituents/education groups, team leaders, program managers, staff, legislators and others.
• Ability to represent the views of the Commissioner
• Ability to analyze and evaluate policy options.
• Ability to understand and explain complex and sometimes technical information.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Policy and operational leadership experience in state agency administration, state agency program management and supervision, organizational planning and improvement and human resource/personnel management and labor relations. 

Minimum Qualifications
A 10-year combination of (1) education policy and operational leadership experience in state and federal program administration; (2) state education agency policy and program management, (3) organizational planning and improvement; and (4) human resources/personnel and labor relations. 

Benefits
The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  16.17% of salary for BU positions and 21.17% for Confidential Positions.  The value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.13 biweekly.  The value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $375.10 biweekly
Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $356.35 biweekly
Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $337.59 biweekly
Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $318.84 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2014.

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume’, and Direct Hire Application. This job posting and a Direct Hire application can be found on our website: http://www.maine.gov/fps/opportunities/
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY:
Friday, August 15, 2014

Mail Applications To:
Tammy Sturtevant, HR Generalist
General Gov. Service Center
74 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04332-0074
207-624-7418 (T)
207-287-4032 (F)

Email Applications To:
dafsdirecthire@maine.gov

 


Albany Community Center

Part-time Adult Education ESL Instructor
Albany Park Community Center, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, is seeking an Adult Education Instructor, Part-time (Level 1/Level 2) for its Adult Education Program located at 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago, IL 60625. Click here for more information.

Part-time Adult Education ESL Instructor
Albany Park Community Center, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, is seeking an Adult Education Instructor, Part-time (Level 1/Level 2) for its Adult Education Program located at 3542 W. Sunnyside Ave. Chicago, IL 60625. Click here for more information.

Full-time Adult Education Lead Instructor-ESL and ABE
Albany Park Community Center, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, is seeking an Adult Education Instructor, Full-time (Two classes: ESL Level 4 and ABE Reading Skills) for its Adult Education Program located at 5101 N Kimball Ave, Chicago IL 60625. Click here for more information.

 

People's Resource Center

Literacy Coordinator

People’s Resource Center (PRC) is a 39-year not-for-profit social service organization. PRC serves DuPage County residents in need
of basic services (food, clothing, housing and emergency financial assistance) and empowerment services (ESL, computer training,
job search assistance, and art enrichment). PRC serves over 31,000 people per year, has an annual operating budget of $2.8 million,
and has 36 employees and over 1,900 volunteers.

PRC is hiring a Literacy Coordinator to work 30 hours/week (occasional Saturday availability required) to coordinate
volunteer provided literacy services currently to over 500 students by partnering with over 180 volunteers and 15
organizations. This position receives full benefits.

Summary of Responsibilities
• Contribute to Literacy Program conception, design, and functionality
• Ensure complete screening and registration for clients seeking literacy services in collaboration with administrative
support staff
• Provide specialized support to ABE and GED classes and tutoring including but not limited to selecting and ordering
instructional materials, writing lesson plans and tutoring clients
• Supervise open classroom sessions by providing intensive support to volunteers and prompt assessment of client needs
• Create, coordinate, provide and/or supervise training and workshops for Literacy Program volunteers
• Assist Program Director in developing, maintaining and communicating training and development materials for clients and
volunteers to ensure an effective and progressive Literacy Program
• In collaboration with Volunteer Coordinator, identify, implement and improve upon the process of recruiting and
screening literacy program volunteers
• Interview, select, match, orient, train, support and recognize Literacy Program volunteers
• Monitor, evaluate and coach volunteers in methods to improve tutoring effectiveness
• Maintain and utilize an effective and accurate computerized system of data for the Literacy Program
• In collaboration with Community Partnerships Coordinator, assist in maintaining high levels of enrollment and positive
relationships and partnerships with community organizations
• In collaboration with Literacy Assessment Coordinator, determine and communicate assessment needs, assist with
assessing client literacy levels and debrief clients and tutors on test results.

Summary of Requirements
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in education, English or other related field
• 3 years’ experience working in adult education or training required
• Experience working with linguistically and culturally diverse client population highly desirable.
• Experience working with volunteers preferred
Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
• Possess an interest in promoting adult literacy education; compassion for the struggles of adult learners
• Good verbal and written communication skills; Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to effectively promote PRC and the Adult Learning and Literacy Program to other organizations
• Ability to supervise a volunteer staff
• Ability to respond appropriately in varied situations
• Bilingual/bicultural, highly desirable
• Intermediate knowledge of MS 2010 Word, Outlook and Internet search engines; Basic knowledge of MS 2010 Excel and
PowerPoint; MS Access preferred
• Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and own transportation
Candidates must be committed to PRC’s mission, vision, and values; be able to work independently, with a team, with volunteers &
with diverse groups of people.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to resumes@peoplesrc.org.
No phone calls, no faxes please.
People’s Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This job posting can also be found on our website www.peoplesrc.org - About PRC - Employment Opportunities

 

Elgin Community College

Transitions Coordinator IV, Full Time—Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college located in Elgin, Illinois, one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our district encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses with four public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one of five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national Achieving the Dream (AtD) initiative. is a long-term national initiative that collaborates with community colleges to help more students earn degrees, complete certificates, or transfer to four-year institutions to continue their studies. The park-like setting of our 145 acre Main Campus offers instruction spanning nine major buildings with beautiful views. ECC also offers classes throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago with more than 100 off-campus locations.

Provide direct services to community residents, including providing general advising on financial aid, admissions procedures, and programs at both colleges, conducting intake, testing, and placement of incoming adult education students, and supporting students. Maintain separate student files and enter data for the two colleges and facilitate the overall registration process. Support faculty and handle facility issues, such as maintaining the copy machine and printers, preparing supply orders, and organizing the book room. This position is intended to be in place for a three year period, in accordance with the Hanover Park lease agreement. This position will be eliminated at the end of the agreement, unless the partner agencies elect to renew the lease and maintain the position.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Complete incoming paperwork, conduct oral and standardized assessments, and place students into established classes.
2. Provide general student advising related to programs and services offered by Harper College and Elgin Community College.
3. Assist potential students with the process of applying for financial aid (FAFSA).
4. Enter student data into DAISi, facilitate the registration process, and maintain student files.
5. Provide general support to students, faculty, and the facility.
6. Answer phones and direct incoming residents to the internal workNet, as applicable.

Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. At least three years of experience working with adult education students, unemployed clients, and/or at-risk youth, with at least one year of experience working with non-native English speakers.
3. Strong interpersonal skills to be applied to a variety of individuals with different education, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
4. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
5. Must be available to work a combination of day and evening hours.

Desired:
1. Master's degree in TESOL, Adult Education, Linguistics, or related field.
2. Bilingual Spanish/English speaking ability.
3. Experience working with the Illinois Community College Board's (ICCB's) DAISi system.
4. A working knowledge of ICCB Adult Education and Family Literacy policies and procedures.
5. Experience working with admissions in a community college environment.

For a detailed job posting and to apply, please visit our web site at: https://jobs.elgin.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51841

Transitions Coordinator IV, Full Time (Word)

Elgin Community College is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

 

Elgin Community College

Transitions Coordinator IV, Part Time—Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community college located in Elgin, Illinois, one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our district encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses with four public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one of five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national Achieving the Dream (AtD) initiative. is a long-term national initiative that collaborates with community colleges to help more students earn degrees, complete certificates, or transfer to four-year institutions to continue their studies. The park-like setting of our 145 acre Main Campus offers instruction spanning nine major buildings with beautiful views. ECC also offers classes throughout the northwest suburbs of Chicago with more than 100 off-campus locations.

Provide direct services to community residents, including providing general advising on financial aid, admissions procedures, and programs at both colleges, conducting intake, testing, and placement of incoming adult education students, and supporting students. Maintain separate student files and enter data for the two colleges and facilitate the overall registration process. Support faculty and handle facility issues, such as maintaining the copy machine and printers, preparing supply orders, and organizing the book room. This position is intended to be in place for a three year period, in accordance with the Hanover Park lease agreement. This position will be eliminated at the end of the agreement, unless the partner agencies elect to renew the lease and maintain the position.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Complete incoming paperwork, conduct oral and standardized assessments, and place students into established classes.
2. Provide general student advising related to programs and services offered by Harper College and Elgin Community College.
3. Assist potential students with the process of applying for financial aid (FAFSA).
4. Enter student data into DAISi, facilitate the registration process, and maintain student files.
5. Provide general support to students, faculty, and the facility.
6. Answer phones and direct incoming residents to the internal workNet, as applicable.

Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. At least three years of experience working with adult education students, unemployed clients, and/or at-risk youth, with at least one year of experience working with non-native English speakers.
3. Strong interpersonal skills to be applied to a variety of individuals with different education, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
4. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
5. Must be available to work a combination of day and evening hours.

Desired:
1. Master's degree in TESOL, Adult Education, Linguistics, or related field.
2. Bilingual Spanish/English speaking ability.
3. Experience working with the Illinois Community College Board's (ICCB's) DAISi system.
4. A working knowledge of ICCB Adult Education and Family Literacy policies and procedures.
5. Experience working with admissions in a community college environment.

For a detailed job posting and to apply, please visit our web site at: https://jobs.elgin.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51842

Transitions Coordinator IV, Part Time (Word)

Elgin Community College is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.


Albany Park Community Center

Early Childhood Education Head Childcare Teacher

Albany Park Community Center, an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, needs an experienced part-time Early Childhood Education Head Childcare Teacher at our off-site location at Edgewater Presbyterian Church, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago, Illinois 60660.

Work Schedule:  Monday–Thursday (8:30AM–12:15 PM), ages of children 6 months-3 years old.



Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assists in planning daily activities
• Conducts learning activities such as story telling, reading to children
• Records child attendance records regularly 
• Maintains childcare records and emergency forms on site
• Leads group singing and movement activities
• Supervises arts and crafts
• Helps children use small manipulatives
• Encourages children to return toys, equipment to proper storage places
• Supervises of children during free play, indoors and outdoors
• Participates with children during free play, indoors and outdoors
• Supervises children during fieldtrips and outings
• Prepares the room for daily activities and with clean-up afterwards
• Assists in preparation of classroom materials
• Assists in recruiting, registering, and orienting families for the program
• Performs other related duties as assigned
• Increases own knowledge and skills in the field through professional development activities, some of which may be supported by the agency
• Makes contributions to the knowledge and skills of other staff members
                                                                  
Qualifications:
• Possesses a high school diploma or GED
• At least six months experience caring for children, preferably infants and toddlers
• Calm and patient in their interactions with children
• Bilingual Spanish preferred

How to Apply:
Please send resumes by fax or email to:
Attn: Benazir Ali, Family Literacy Coordinator
Albany Park Community Center
5121 N. Kimball Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 433-3734
Fax: (773) 304-1970
E-mail:  adulted@apcc-chgo.org


College and Career Readiness Department

Employment Transition Coach

Job Description: Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, this full time, grant-funded position is responsible for ensuring that the College and Career Readiness (CCR) department meets and/or exceeds the outcome requirements mandated by the State for transitioning learners into employment or retention of employment. The Employment Transition Coach will facilitate employment skills workshops to ensure that learners have the ability to search for search for, apply, interview gain and retain employment; assist in implementing the CCR orientation program; provide the pre and post TABE Diagnostic test; as needed link students with employment opportunities and support their successful transition into employment; provide group and individual case management and employment success workshops; organize job fairs; initiate and maintain up to date databases with student outcomes; and, prepare monthly reports on student outcomes and activities. Ability to work two evenings a week is required.

Location
100 South Broad Street, 10th floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19110, US

Details
Start Date: July 21, 2014
Application deadline: July 7, 2014

Education Requirements
4-year degree,Social Work,Counseling,Counseling Experience,Workforce Development Experience,Education Administration/mangement, Human Resources

Employment Type
Full Time

How to Apply
Please send resume to Sharadora Sisco, Program Coordinator, ssisco@1199ctraining.org


College and Career Readiness Department

POST-SECONDARY TRANSITION COACH

Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, this full time, grant-funded position is responsible for ensuring that the College and Career Readiness (CCR) department meets and/or exceeds the outcome requirements mandated by the State for transitioning learners into Post-Secondary education. The Post-Secondary Transition Coach will facilitate college readiness skills workshops to ensure that learners have the ability to search for post-secondary opportunities that support their goals, apply for financial aid, apply to post-secondary programs, and become accepted into college or training programs; assist in implementing the CCR orientation program; provide the pre and post TABE Diagnostic test as needed; link students with post-secondary opportunities and support their successful transition; provide group and individual case management and post-secondary success workshops; organize an annual college fair and college/training program visits; initiate and maintain up to date databases with student outcomes; and, prepare monthly reports on student outcomes and activities. Ability to work two evenings a week is required. Click here for complete job description.

How to Apply
Please send resume to Sharadora Sisco, Program Coordinator, ssisco@1199ctraining.org


Durango Education Center

The Durango Education Center seeks an energetic educator to join our team of caring and dedicated staff. The Humanities Adult Educator is part of the GED program, comprising highly skilled, experienced, patient, and committed teachers. The Humanities Educator will focus on assisting all evening students with attaining the Language Arts and Social Studies skills and knowledge they need to successfully pass the “Reasoning through Language Arts” and Social Studies GED exams. The Humanities Educator will continually seek innovative and creative ways to engage students and ensure they are making academic progress.

This is a part-time position, approximately 9 hours per week in the evenings through summer with the possibility of expanding up to 20 hours weekly in the fall.  Paid time includes preparation and teaching two levels of Language Arts and two levels of Social Studies. The starting pay for this position is $20/hour. This part-time position will earn Paid Time Off. No other benefits are available at this time. Flexibility and confidentiality are essential in all facets of this position.

Responsibilities

  • Teach adult basic education and adult secondary (GED level) curricula in both a class and individualized setting, with a strong emphasis on regular writing tasks that include comparison/contrast, persuasive writing, and citation and quotation  conventions
  • Apply differentiation techniques, small group strategies, and problem-solving approaches to develop critical thinking and high student achievement
  • Chart in student files at least weekly and maintain individual confidentiality of student files and information in all forms of communication
  • Perform assessment, record-keeping, and reporting duties as required by DEC, the Colorado Department of Education, and OVAE and adhere to confidentiality
  • Collaborate with team to continue standards-based instruction  for GED 2014, with strong emphasis on computer-based teaching in lab or classroom setting
  • Participate in weekly team meetings, staff meetings, and professional development sessions
  • Provide guidance to volunteer aides and teachers regarding curriculum, teaching methods, and materials
  • Begin the Adult Basic Education Authorization within six months of hire and complete within 36 months OR complete 90 hours of PD and successfully re-authorize your LIA/ABEA within five years.
  • Complete CDE-AEFLA’s Professional Development Self-Assessment within the first 30 days of the school term and meet the recommended amount of Professional Development within the school term (40 hours of PD across two or more strands)
  • Attend professional development, trainings, and in-services as required by the Colorado Department of Education, GED Program Manager and/or the Executive Director
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Certified in Secondary Language Arts and Social Studies
  • Technology skills and experience with educational software, Microsoft Word and Outlook, and willingness to learn new technology to improve student learning
  • Experience with at-risk youth and adults
  • Wide-ranging depth of knowledge with high school and college level reading and writing strategies
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of personalities
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of the Durango Education Center

To apply, please email a complete application package (cover letter, resume, and three references) to: smoran@durangoedcenter.org