Literacy Center of West Michigan seeks full-time Literacy program coordinator

09/03/2014 9:38 AM | Pamela Bogart

Literacy Coordinator

Full time job for Adult Tutoring Program at the Literacy Center of West Michigan,


·       Education:  Must have a BA in Education, Literacy or related field with emphasis on reading.  Teaching Certificate preferred.

·       Experience:  Two years experience working in the educational field.

·       Knowledge and Skills:  Excellent communication, computer and organizational skills and schedule flexibility.  Bi-lingual skills highly preferred.

General Description:

Manage a caseload of adult literacy and ESL students by training and advising tutors, student assessments and data collection and reporting.  Take a leadership role in enrolling and testing adult literacy students (both reading and ESL), matching the student and tutor, providing support and supervision to the pair in a case management format, providing recommendations on student retention, recruitment and learning gain improvement. Assist with training volunteers as tutors and tutor orientations and student group testing.  As well as assisting with program development and improvement.

Area of Responsibilities:

Adult Literacy Students

  • Provide student pre & post assessments, match with tutor and monitor progress.
  • Manage client caseload database and tracking systems.
  • Compile and submit reports for funding sources.
  • Coordinate a student survey during the progress report to evaluate program.
  • Develop recruitment and retention strategies to meet annual goals.
  • Oversee and plan student activities.

Volunteer Activity

  • Recruit the number of tutors, trainers, testers, and other volunteers needed for effective implementation of various organizational activities and outcomes.
  • Provide and/or oversee volunteer orientations, trainings and recognition events with staff or volunteer assistance.
  • Supervise volunteer tutors.
  • Timely compilation and analysis of all volunteer related data.
  • Coordinate annual volunteer survey to evaluate program.
  • Create new volunteer opportunities as necessary.

Resume & cover letter to:  Attn: Diedre Deering.

Deadline: 9/16/14

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