Short Term Independent Contractor – Program Assistant, MCOL

Posted by Mayor's Commission on Literacy on April 18, 2016

Short Term Independent Contractor – Program Assistant

The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy has created a system that engages all adults in Philadelphia in lifelong learning for their economic success, civic engagement, and personal development. The Commission has a 4 month opportunity for an independent contractor to provide administrative support for various programs implemented by the Commission.

• Coordinating events and conferences
• Managing and scheduling meetings
• Maintaining databases
• preparing electronic and print training material
• Research best practices in adult education
• Other duties

• Bachelor’s degree in social science field
• 2+ years related experience, experience with adult education preferred
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail
• Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and web navigation
• Ability to quickly learn new software

Compensation, Duration and Hours
This is an independent contract position paying $16/hour with anticipated 4 month duration (ending in August).

How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume to by Monday, April 25, 2016. Indicate that you are applying for the Program Assistant position in the subject line of your email.

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