FT Manager of Adult Lit Administrative Work for BK based Adult Lit Classes

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/10/2018

Address

Make the Road New York
301 Grove Street
Brooklyn
NY
11237
United States

Description

Hiring: FT Manager of Administrative Work for Bklyn-based Adult Literacy classes 

(Note: some SI & Qns class support required as well)    July 2018

 

Make the Road New York (MRNY) (www.maketheroadny.org) is a non-profit organization that builds the power of immigrant and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.  


Make the Road New York’s Adult Literacy Department seeks a highly motivated, organized, dedicated  and experienced manager to oversee all of the administrative work associated with our ESOL and ABE classes in MRNY’s Brooklyn location, as well as to provide support to MRNY’s Staten Island-based adult literacy staff member(s).  The Adult Literacy Manager of Administrative work will support a dynamic Adult literacy program offering English, Citizenship preparation and health career job training classes to immigrant New Yorkers. The position will be based out of MRNY’s office in Bushwick, Brooklyn.


Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish, and possess very strong computer and administrative skills.  We need a trustworthy individual, with the ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours on a cyclical basis.  In addition, candidates must be willing to travel occasionally to our Staten Island, and our Queens centers, as needed.  Applicants must have at least 2 years previous experience working in an office setting.  The ideal candidate must be efficient, communicative, and a team player who is able to multi-task and work well under pressure. They should also be able to meet deadlines as needed, be a fast learner, take initiative and work independently with high quality standards.  In addition applicants must be able to type at least 35 wpm, and demonstrate strong proficiency with Google drive and Microsoft Office suite programs, as well as experience working with data entry in databases. 


Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·       Training and management of administrative assistants and volunteers supporting MRNY’s Adult Literacy team’s admin work

·       Scheduling intake appointments for students and re-enrolling students in additional cycles

·       Pre and post testing of students using a variety of testing programs

·       Scheduling and managing outreach as well as enrollment of students in classes

·       Managing class attendance – entering information in MRNY’s database and tracking docs, calling absent students

·       Updating student records in MRNY’s database as needed

·       Reviewing students’ records

·       Communicating via phone, email, etc. with team members and across the organization as needed to keep work moving smoothly

·       As needed: photocopying, faxing, filing, typing, updating waiting lists, and assisting staff with any other job requests.

·       Attending trainings and meetings, including regular support meetings with supervisees and supervisor and mtgs with other admin team members

 

Compensation: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers a generous benefit package including health insurance and 401K.


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Persons of color, women, LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to bklynadultlitadminmgr@maketheroadny.org.  We will only contact those we wish to interview. 


MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, and people of color strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without Discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.

Benefits

Compensation: Starting compensation is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education. MRNY offers a generous benefit package including health insurance and 401K.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual - English and Spanish

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Persons of color, women, LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter and resume to bklynadultlitadminmgr@maketheroadny.org.  We will only contact those we wish to interview. 


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