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FT Program Coordinator/Advisor (Quincy site)

Organization:
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
Job Title: FT Program Coordinator/Advisor (Quincy site)
Job Type:
Administrative
City:
Boston
State:
Massachusetts
Job Search Ends:
June 15th, 2019
Organization's Website:

Position Summary:
The full-time Adult Education Program Coordinator/Advisor in Quincy is responsible for coordinating 8 state-funded English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, providing educational and career advising to beginner to advanced adult ESOL students, and managing 5-10 volunteers. The Program Coordinator/Advisor also collaborates with the Adult Education team to develop new program initiatives and maintain the quality of the Adult Education Program.
Compensation for this position includes $42,000-$45,000, depending on experience, for 37.5 hours/week; medical and dental insurance; and paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days.

Responsibilities:
35% Program Coordination & Administration
• Strategize with administrative and teaching staff to create and implement initiatives to improve the quality of the ESOL program (e.g., measures to increase student retention).
• Schedule and conduct standardized pre- and post-testing for enrolled students.
• Assist in recruiting, screening, and orienting new students.
• Strategize with administrative and teaching staff to create and implement initiatives to improve the quality of the ESOL program (e.g., measures to increase student retention).
• Plan program events, such as year-end graduations and mock interview events.
• Assist in creating and updating program materials (e.g., recruitment flyers, student handbooks).
• Assist the Adult Education Director and Development staff in grant-writing.
• Track program outcomes in state and internal databases.
40% Advising
• Provide individualized educational and career goal-setting and advising to approximately 60 students.
• Maintain up-to-date state and internal database records of advising sessions.
• Research local educational and career programs, pathways, and resources.10% Volunteer Management
• Serve as point of contact and provide ongoing support for 5-10 regular volunteer teachers and class assistants.
• Recruit, screen, and orient new volunteers.
• Assist with developing volunteer program policies, materials, and trainings.
• Track and report volunteer hours.
10% Teaching
• Teach one to two elective classes on life and career skills on Mondays.
• Plan lessons and develop materials for classes.10% Volunteer Management
• Serve as point of contact and provide ongoing support for 5-10 regular volunteer teachers and class assistants.
• Recruit, screen, and orient new volunteers.
• Assist with developing volunteer program policies, materials, and trainings.
• Track and report volunteer hours. 

5% Other
• Participate in at least 48.75 hours of professional development per program year.
• Assist in other department and agency initiatives as assigned by the Adult Education Director.

Skills and Experience Required:
Required:
• BA in related field.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), and the ability to integrate technology into the classroom.
• Good project management skills, and the ability to balance multiple priorities concurrently.
• Ability to work in teams.
• Self-driven and results-oriented, with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high-quality service.
• Ability to work flexible hours (evenings, weekends, and early mornings) as needed to support needs of students and program.
Preferred:
• MA.
• Bilingual in English and at least one dialect of Chinese.
• Experience working with recent immigrants.
• Advising and/or teaching experience, especially with English language learners and/or adult learners.
• Certifications for administration and scoring of BEST Plus 2.0 and TABE CLAS-E Writing and Reading.

About BCNC
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) empowers Asians and new immigrants to build healthy families, achieve greater economic success, and contribute to thriving communities by providing a broad range of innovative and family-centered programs and services to more than 8,000 children, youth, and adults every year.

BCNC is an equal opportunity employer. Resumes accepted until position is filled.  Interested candidates please email cover letter & resume to:  jobs@bcnc.net

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