Brief job description (essential functions of the job):
Under supervision and within the framework of the library’s policies and practices, assumes responsibility for the effective execution of programs and services in support of ESOL/ABE within the Library’s broader program of services to a diverse population characteristic to an urban setting, performing work which requires substantial application of professional knowledge and experience.
Literacy Coordinator (P3)
As assigned, professional and non-professional staff members, volunteers, and teachers in absence of the Coordinator
Scope of Responsibility
Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university; Master’s degree in adult literacy or Library & Information Science required. Relevant subject knowledge and/or specialized training required. In exceptional instances specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements. Fluency in additional languages preferred.
Two years of appropriate professional experience working with individuals or groups engaged in literacy education and in working collaboratively with community based organizations, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work. Experience in literacy program development; knowledge of book and non-print materials and specialized resources related to the literacy field desired; experience of outreach and recruitment techniques and demonstrated interest in library work related to literacy; demonstrated interest in community library work and willingness to develop strong, interactive community relationships.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: PSA / P 1
Hours per week: 35