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Adult Education Specialist

Wichita (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Wichita (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

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SCOPEOFWORK:

The Adult Education Specialist provides educational services for adults to enhance integration. This position isprimarilyresponsibleforadapting,implementing,andmonitoring adult education programs such as EnglishLanguageTraining(ELT) program, Digital Literacy, and Citizenship Preparation program, with a focus on older refugee and immigrant clients. Collaborating with colleagues, they ensure that adult education programs meet donors' requirements, qualitative and quantitative data are collected, and program volunteers aretrained. This position will engage actively with clients and the IRC in Kansas Resettlementteam.Thisisafull-time, non-exemptposition.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·Coordinate the delivery ofadulteducationclasses,includingcoordinationofclassschedules,enrollmentandregistration, pre and post-testing, volunteer training and supervision, curriculum development and instructionalquality.  Instruct a limited number of classes as needed.

·Collaborate with colleagues to design andimplementamonitoringandevaluationframeworkinordertoevaluateprogramsuccessandcreatereplicablemodels forworkingwithadults;

·Ensurecompliancewithallprogramstandardsand grant requirements in accordance with the Reception and Placement, Matching Grant, Intensive CaseManagement,andKansasState OfficeforRefugees(KSOR)programmingrequirements;

·Maintainongoingcommunicationwithcolleaguesonthestatusoftheprograms,clients,andoutcomes,andprovidetimelyreportsonanymanagementandcontractcomplianceissues;

·Proactivelyengagewithcommunityorganizationsinresourcedevelopmentandcommunitypartnershipsthroughgrantwriting,externalstakeholdermeetingsandopportunitiestoimprovepractice;

·Develop additional supports and services for older refugee and immigrant clients to become citizens;

·Participate in the development and writing of grant proposals in support of the work of the IRC Kansas;

·Otherduties asassigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

·Bachelor’sDegreerequired,preferablyinEducationorrelatedfield;

·HoldTESOLcertification formand/oraminimumtwoyearsofexperienceinTESOLinstructioninaclassroomsettingforanadulteducationprogram;

·Minimumtwoyears’experienceinadulteducationprograms,includingpreviousexperience supervisingstaff or volunteers;

·Provenabilitytomeetdeadlinesandmanagemultipleprioritiesinafast-paced environment;

·Demonstratedabilitytocommunicateeffectivelyanddiplomaticallyinamulti-culturalsettingandwithlimited-Englishproficiencyspeakers;

·FluencyinEnglishrequired.Internationalworkorstudyexperienceandsecondlanguageabilitiesaplus;

·ProficientinMicrosoftOfficeapplications(Word,Excel,Outlook,PowerPoint),internetresearch,andexperienceusingdatabasesandinformationgatheringsystems;

·Abletooccasionallyworkaflexibleschedulethatincludeseveningsandweekends;

·Validdriver’slicenseandreliableaccesstoaninsuredvehicle.

WorkingEnvironment:

·Combinationofworkinginastandardofficeenvironmentandworkinthecommunityincludingmeetingswithcommunity partners.

·Occasionalweekendand/oreveningwork required.

 

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

 

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