Employment Bulletin Board
Health Literacy Director
Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. seeks a full time Health Literacy Director for its nationally-recognized division, Wisconsin Health Literacy. The division promotes clear communication between people that give and receive healthcare to improve health understanding, access, costs and ultimately, health outcomes.
The Health Literacy Director serves as the primary health communication and health literacy resource for Wisconsin Health Literacy. The Director provides advice, technical assistance and leadership in planning, developing and evaluating statewide health literacy strategies and interventions directed toward a broad audience including health and social service professionals, literacy professionals and healthcare consumers. The Director also manages the division’s fee for service programs. Every other year, the Health Literacy Director serves as the primary event planner for the Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, a significant national event in the field of health literacy. The Director supervises additional staff as determined necessary.
Under the general direction of the Wisconsin Literacy Executive Director, the Director will contribute to the development of content and strategy to drive community engagement and support population health behavior change. The Director will play an instrumental role in planning, writing, testing and implementing health literacy interventions for various vulnerable populations in Wisconsin, especially those served by Wisconsin Literacy member agencies.
Develop monitor and submit appropriate reporting instruments.
Prepare monthly financial billing and interim ad hoc reports both internal and external pending specific funding agent.
Organize and/or create training courses as specified by the scope of the grant, working with all internal and external partners as necessary to ensure compliance with grant requirements.
Work with external entities to develop sound collegial relationships to fulfill grant requirements.
Monitor data and reports to ensure compliance with scope of grant requirements.
Supervise project staff to ensure smooth operation and adherence to grant requirements.
Coordinate and manage day to day tasks necessary to successfully meet project objectives
Coordinate development and dissemination of grant related materials, project information, products, and services.
Create as necessary and oversee activities to ensure project timelines are set and achieved.
Utilize program and student databases for program improvement
Interact directly with industry/education partners and finding agency representatives.
Work with Office of Grants Management to ensure financial compliance and budget monitoring.
Analyze and prepare end of quarter, end of activity reports.
Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure quality instructional experiences and address training issues and resolve them as they arise.
Maintain and monitor budgets and ordering of equipment of all project partners of which there are at least two and for which the total budget is more than $500.000
Family Literacy Lead Teacher
Major Responsibilities and Duties
Provide leadership in the areas of:
Recruitment of program participants
Entry of data and maintenance of records
Use of data to evaluate program needs
Administration of all required assessments
Monitoring participant progress and documenting gains and level completions
Professional growth and development.
Develop a Monthly Timeline of expenditures (including salaries, materials, supplies) to ensure that all funds are used by the end of the grant period
Ensure that the program is cost effective and that funds are managed prudently.
Monitor instructional budgets to ensure that appropriate procedures are followed
Coordinate appropriate project teams for program development.
Offer accelerated instruction to each student who meets any of the state "at risk" criteria in order for the student to perform satisfactorily on the state assessment.
Adult Education Family Learning Specialist
The National Center for Families Learning, a private nonprofit organization located in Louisville, KY, is seeking a Family Learning Specialist to provide subject matter expertise in adult education and parent engagement for family literacy programs. Underlying expertise in effective family engagement practices and the ability to create and deliver high-quality professional development are requirements. Experience working with low income, culturally diverse, and/ or American Indian populations is highly desired.
Successful applicants will demonstrate a passion for NCFL's mission to address literacy challenges by engaging all family members in intergenerational learning, with a primary focus on parents and children living in poverty.