Job Title:                 Assessment Coordinator
Reports to:             Instructional Director
Status:                      Part-Time
FLSA:                         Non-Exempt
Deadline:                Monday, September 3, 2019

Summary:
Is responsible for all aspects of student intake and assessments.  Directs evening office coverage and supports a variety of agency program activities including; volunteer information sessions, student intake and assessment, small group classes and library access.  Responsible for entering data into the New York Reporting System data system as required and work with the Instructional Director to ensure New York State Education Department compliance.

Responsibilities:
-Is responsible for all aspects of student assessments.  Will coordinate scheduling of students and assessment volunteers, will send testing updates to tutors, and keep track of who needs testing throughout the year.   

-Directs evening office coverage and supports a variety of agency evening program activities including; volunteer preview sessions, student intake and assessment, small group classes and library access.

-Responsible for entering data into the New York Reporting System data system as required and work with the Instructional Director to ensure New York State Education Department compliance.

-Is accountable for student intake; inclusive of but not limited to handbook review, program expectation and requirements, facility overview, and resources awareness (e.g. referral to library for a card, referral to classes or computer use). 

-Coordinate the collection and tracking of monthly hours for small group instruction and one-to-one tutoring. 

-Attend staff meetings and individual meetings with Instructional Director as needed.

-Work closely with Instructional Director and Tutoring Coordinator in ensuring clear and seamless transitions of responsibility in all areas.  Support Tutoring Coordinator as a back-up.

-Regular and reliable attendance is required.

-Perform other duties as assigned by Instructional Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • At least one year experience in case management, human services, or adult education.
  • Knowledge of and/or professional experience with adult English as a Second Language programs, highly desirable.
  • Strong communication, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Good judgment and sensitivity in working with low-literate adults, speakers of other languages, and volunteers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and prepare written materials; ability to represent Literacy Rochester with enthusiasm and a welcoming attitude.
  • Strong digital skills with a working knowledge of databases and Microsoft Office 365 a plus.
  • Be available to work 12-8 Monday-Thursday. Regular hours will be 3-8 PM, Monday- Thursday. Occasionally may need to come in at Noon.  20 hours per week

 
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