Literacy Instructor/Data Coordinator, Temple University

Posted by Temple University on August 25, 2014

Literacy Instructor/Data Coordinator
Date Posted (External) 08/22/2014

Job Qualifications:
The Literacy Instructor/Data Coordinator will be responsible for providing 21 hours of basic adult education, literacy instruction and career development/work-based foundation skills to program participants. Please note that the program participants include disadvantaged youth and adults, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) populations, and people with learning differences and who may demonstrate emotional immaturity. Reporting to the WELL Program Coordinator at Temple CSPCD, this individual will also act as the Data Coordinator for 19 hours per week. The Literacy Instructor/Data Coordinator is the key person responsible for overseeing the process and management of the e-data collection system, which includes enrolling clients, setting up schedules and, assigning participants to training cycles; monitoring their progress in coordination with other literacy instructors, and recording literacy attainment/TABE scores. In addition, the incumbent serves as the alternate liaison for data-related issues for the WELL Program Coordinator and will ensure quality data is timely and accurately entered in the system. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Education and at least one year of directly related experience working with academically and socially challenged adult populations. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated ability to teach, motivate and relate to TANF populations and adult learners, who are challenged and seek to acquire academic and workforce skills.
*Knowledge of state data systems and processes for adult literacy field.
*Demonstrated effective classroom management and curriculum development skills.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse population of staff and students.
*Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, and management skills for classrooms and self supervision.
*Demonstrated proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint or comparable software.
*Ability to travel to off-site locations that may not be accessible via public transportation.

*Knowledge of Google applications and the ABLE e-Data/CWDS and Pyramid systems.

This is a Grant-Funded position.

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