Georgia State University–College of Education
Professor or Associate Professor–Adult Literacy
Focusing either on policy impacts and/or content are as
such as health, workplace, family and/or numeracy
As part of Georgia State University’s Second Century Initiative (2CI) (http://secondcentury.gsu.edu), we
anticipate faculty openings for three scholars with established external funding and research in adult literacy.
The 2CI program focuses on expanding the university’s priority research areas and includes support (start-up
funding) and funded doctoral student fellowships. New faculty will add depth and breadth to the current
federally-funded IES Center for the Study of Adult Literacy (http://csal.gsu.edu) and to the newly developing
College of Education’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC). Appointments are anticipated to begin Fall
Position Description: Faculty members will be hired at the rank of professor or associate professor
(possibility with tenure on appointment). Applicants are expected to have strong records of scholarship, funded
research, excellence in teaching, and service in the broadly defined area of adult literacy. These areas include
but are not limited to health literacy, family literacy, workplace literacy, numeracy skills, and/or the economic
impact of low adult literacy. Successful candidates will have an opportunity to be part of a variety of adult
literacy related initiatives, such as helping to develop the ALRC, helping to plan professional development
instruction for Georgia’s adult literacy teachers, and participating in numerous community related opportunities,
such as access to adult literacy programs and adult literacy advocacy groups.
Qualifications: A doctorate in relevant areas, such as health communication, public health, economics, family
studies, educational psychology, language, and/or literacy is required. Upon hire, faculty members will be
expected to conduct a successful, externally-funded research program that includes peer-reviewed publications
in the area of adult literacy. Tenure can be considered in the College of Education, School of Public Health, or
the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in an appropriate department.
Applications/Nominations: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions
are filled. For questions, please contact Daphne Greenberg at email@example.com. Applicants are asked to
send a cover letter discussing interest and qualifications, and a curriculum vita.
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404-413-8042. Please reference Log #16-040 in the subject line.
Interim Adult Community Education Director
see posting on www.servingschools.com for more information
Applications must be mailed or hand delivered to the Office of the Superintendent, 1460 Post Road, Wells, Maine 04090.
University Research Co., LLC (URC
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Hours: Part-Time, 12 hours per week
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Length: 6 weeks
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An AmeriCorps VISTA position is open in Provo to help expand and develop the Project Read
adult literacy program. This VISTA is needed to help with volunteer/student recruitment,
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Windham Raymond School District
RSU 14 serves the beautiful Sebago Lakes communities of Windham and Raymond, which are located twenty minutes from Portland and thirty minutes from the cities of Lewiston/Auburn. The seven schools that comprise our district are dedicated to the success of all, including the 750 staff members and the 3400 students. Our school community hires only the most committed teachers who embrace the use of technology and 21st century teaching and learning standards to ensure the highest quality education. We seek to support, engage and develop high expectations for all students and staff members, and offer multiple opportunities for a rich and individualized educational experience. New and experienced teachers are provided multiple opportunities for professional growth, and partnerships with four local universities foster the belief that we are a community of learners. Our students consistently test above State averages, exceed graduation rates and 86% of our students continue with post-secondary study.
College Transitions Coordinator/Instructor—Seeking a College Transitions Coordinator/Instructor to develop and implement a college transitions program where adults explore and prepare to meet their post-secondary academic learning goals. Applicants with a minimum of one year of experience in human resource development or related work experience and/or one year of experience with teaching adults in an adult education or workplace environment with curriculum development and academic advising preferred.
Must have approved Maine CHRC at time of hire. Maine Assistant Director of Adult Education Certification preferred.
Deadline: Open until suitable candidate is found.
Please refer to the Windham Raymond website: www.windhamraymondschools.org for complete instructions on the application process. Only applications submitted through Schoolspring.com will be accepted. Qualified candidates please submit required application form, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, copy of certification and three letters of reference. Non-conforming applications will not be considered. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. of the closing date. Only applicants who will be interviewed will be contacted. EOE
Carlos Rosario Public Charter School
PART-TIME ESL INSTRUCTOR (EVENING)
The Carlos Rosario Charter International School is a nationally recognized accredited and award winning model in the field of adult education. Our mission is to provide education that prepares the diverse adult immigrant population of Washington, DC to become invested, productive citizens and members of American society who give back to family and community. The School accomplishes this through excellence in teaching and learning in partnership with the community by fostering a safe and compassionate learning environment.
The ESL instructor supports the school’s mission by preparing our adult immigrant students to become productive and civically engaged residents of the Washington, DC. The instructor accomplishes this by providing excellent instruction that supports students’ diverse educational backgrounds, learning styles, and English language abilities. The responsibilities of the position include creating materials specific to the assigned level, selecting class textbooks, designing a class syllabus, and writing daily lesson plans to directly address all student needs.
• Must have at least two of the following: Teaching certification; Master’s Degree in adult education, linguistics, TESOL, language studies, or a related field; or at least three years of teaching experience Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills;
• Ability to use technology in administrative duties including, but not limited to word processing applications, PowerPoint, and basic website navigation;
• Ability to fluently speak a foreign language is a plus.
Schedule: 6 p.m.– 9 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)
Location: Harvard Street Campus, SG Campus
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