Adult Education Supervisor

March 27, 2018

 

FIGHT Program: Critical Path Learning Center

 

Reports to: Critical Path Learning Center Director

 

Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers (FIGHT) is a comprehensive health services organization providing primary care, consumer education, research, and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS and those at high risk. This position is in FIGHT’s Education and Training Department, which offers a wide range of educational, psychosocial, and risk-reduction programming for youth and adults living with HIV, those at high risk, and the general community at large. 

 

The Critical Path Learning Center (CPLC) is an educational commons and stigma-free space devoted to the intersection of health and literacy for the digital age that nurtures life-long learning through meaningful, relevant, non-judgmental education and resources for all people in our community, including people living with HIV, hepatitis C, and other chronic health conditions. Our core programs include a health resources library, technology access and training, adult education, employment resources, and hospitality services.

 

Hours

M-F 9am to 5pm

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

The Adult Education Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the CPLC instructional offerings including adult basic education, high school equivalency/GED prep, and digital literacy trainings. The ideal candidate will have proven experience providing high quality adult education and innovative ideas about the role of technology in the in adult education classroom.  We are looking for someone with extensive experience providing services for vulnerable populations, including but not limited to: people living below the poverty line, people with low levels of literacy, people living with chronic disease, people who have been incarcerated, LGBTQ people, and other members of under-served communities.

 

Core Responsibilities:

Supervise and oversee the instructional services of the CPLC

  • Manage the development and delivery of high-quality courses for adult learners including:

    • Adult basic education

    • GED prep

    • Digital literacy  

  • Teach an average of four hours per week.

  • Oversee a suite of digital literacy classes including: Intro to Computers, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Managing Your Digital Life, Finding Health Information Online, APPlify Yourself, and others. 

  • Oversee the development of new courses for adults that integrate technology, health, and everyday life skills.

  • Ensure all potential learners receive an appropriate intake and assessment. 

  • Ensure that all curricula are delivered with the highest level of quality by all instructors, and incorporate College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS).

  • Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to create and maintain volunteer tutor program.

  • Manage adult education outreach efforts.

  • Manage learner retention efforts.

  • Maintain class schedules, ensuring availability of instructional hours sufficient to meet learner needs and any funding goals.

  • Manage the inventory of iPads, laptops, and peripherals to ensure we have an updated suite of tech tools at our disposal.

  • Maintain any required paper and digital files for Learning Center participants, ensuring HIPAA compliance and consistent collection of data and intake paperwork.

  • Collect, analyze, and report program data to the Learning Center Director and to any grant funders

  • Supervise the Learning Center Instruction team.

  • Other tasks as assigned.

Provide additional support for Learning Center Director and the Department of Education and Training

  • Collaborate with colleagues within the department and throughout FIGHT to support Learning Center participants and the FIGHT community. 

  • Assist the Learning Center Director with grant writing and fundraising.

Qualifications

 

Education/Experience:

  • BA/BS degree required. Master’s degree in education, adult education, instructional design, or other related field preferred.

  • At least 5 years of experience teaching adult education classes.  Demonstrated aptitude for teaching and facility with computers and technology.

  • Knowledge of adult education principles, practices, and theories.

  • Knowledge of learning assessment techniques and practices.

  • Up-to-date on best practices on integrating digital literacy into adult basic education.

  • At least 2 years of experience supervising staff. 

  • Excellent communication skills required, both written and oral. Candidate should be flexible, self-motivated, organized, able to work well under pressure and collaboratively.

  • EOE

Physical Demands: 

  • Ability to continuously stand, walk, or sit. 

  • Ability to bend frequently. 

  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds and pull up to 30 pound suitcases. 

Other 

  • Initial probationary period is three months. Performance of other tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis.  

  • Competitive salary and employee benefits

FIGHT is an EEO, Affirmative Action, LGBTQ, and people living with HIV/AIDS and protected veterans institution.

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