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Education Program Specialist 4

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University Park, PA
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Published 28 days ago

Education Program Specialist 4

The Pennsylvania State University Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy invites applications for the Director of the Adult Education Direct Services Program. This position is responsible for overseeing all operations of federal and state funded adult education programs currently operating in three Central Pennsylvania counties (Centre, Clinton, and Lycoming). The director is responsible for overall project leadership including designing and implementing programs (adult basic and secondary education, English language learning, family literacy, transition to post-secondary education, and tutoring); cultivating relationships and partnerships with community organizations, educational entities, governmental agencies, and businesses; overseeing program marketing, outreach, and recruitment efforts; facilitating effective data-based decision making and performance management so that programs reach required enrollment targets and programmatic outcomes; managing project budgets and ensuring quality and compliance with implementing grant regulations. In addition, this position supervises project staff (currently 7.5) and is responsible for ensuring their ongoing professional development.

Qualifications: Typically requires a Bachelor's Degree or higher; Master's Degree preferred plus six year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience implementing adult education programs and administering grants. The successful candidate should be familiar with adult education learning theory, instructional design and curriculum development, program evaluation and continuous improvement methodology, workforce development strategies, and WIOA Title II implementation; as well as possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills. This is a fixed term position for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility for refunding. Travel is required. This position can work from University Park or from the Williamsport office.

The following background checks must be successfully completed for this position:
This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check.

This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks the clearances.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Staff/job/University-Park-Campus/Education-Program-Specialist-4_REQ_0000013046-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Education Program Specialist 4

The Pennsylvania State University Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy invites applications for the Director of the Adult Education Direct Services Program. This position is responsible for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

On-site
University Park, PA, United States

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