Jobs in Adult Basic Education

This page lists job postings at adult basic education programs that are funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Job postings must be funded, at least in part, by WIOA Title II funds.  To post a job, please email the job posting to lbailey@tiu11.org.

Division of Adult Education - ABE Advisor 1

Division of Adult Education
ABE Advisor 1
The Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission is going to open the ABE Advisor 1 test soon. If you are interested check the Test Announcements page of the civil service website frequently.

http://www.scsc.pa.gov/Job-Seekers/Open-Test-Announcements/Pages/default.aspx

Do not call your advisor or the Division of Adult Education for information. You must contact the Civil Service Commission with any questions.

Education Program Associate 3 - Penn State University

The Senior Workforce Development Program Specialist is responsible for assisting Title II adult education programs to address and meet the goals of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) with the Pennsylvania Department of Education Division of Adult Education (Division) Workforce Development Liaison project. Under the direction of project leadership, the Specialist will provide technical assistance and coaching to programs, especially related to Integrated Education and Training; coordinate the implementation of workforce development and partnership strategies related to WIOA Local and Regional Plans; support adult career pathway development and implementation for providers in alignment to WIOA Local and Regional Plans; support coordination of services within and among regional coalitions; develop resources for programs; contribute to the development of various written and online program deliverables; ability to collect and use basic data to understand current trends and outcomes; and other similar tasks. Additionally, the Specialist will work closely with the Pennsylvania Professional Development System to implement a coordinated service delivery approach. Knowledge of, and experience with, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, workforce development, career pathways, adult education theory and practice, and English as a Second Language theory and practice are strongly desired. The successful candidate should possess strong organizational skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to creatively solve problems; and experience using Microsoft Office products and web conferencing tools (e.g., GoToMeeting). Applicant must have flexibility in his/her schedule, with travel required approximately 20% of time. Although based in University Park, telecommuting is negotiable. Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree should be in Education or Workforce Development. A Master’s degree in Adult Education, Workforce Development, or related discipline is preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.  Apply by going to https://psu.jobs/job/73471

Research Technologist 2 - Penn State University

The Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy is currently seeking a Research Technologist 2. The primary purpose of the position is to support operational aspects of the Management Information System Support grant (MIS) and other research projects in the Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy and the Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy. Primary job responsibilities include working with the Pennsylvania Division of Adult Education (DAE) staff and other MIS staff on e-DataV2 system to support adult educators using the system. In addition, this role will assist in providing professional development that will increase adult educators’ skills and knowledge in using quantitative and qualitative data effectively. Other key tasks include the management of several Access Databases that house data from the State online system for reporting, using data for project evaluation purposes, reviewing data reports and providing communications to stakeholders. This position will share the responsibility of updating and troubleshooting the Microsoft Access database template to support quantitative data analysis along with other tech support related functions. Additional duties to include supporting other projects requiring similar data analysis, support, and reporting tasks. The position requires ensuring that assigned tasks are addressed in an appropriate, consistent and timely manner. It also requires highly developed organizational and interpersonal skills as well as experience collecting and managing data and providing professional development to educators. Current experience with online databases, technical support, data analysis, and up-to-date technology skills are also required. The successful candidate will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong capacity to focus and attend to detail, and experience in Survey Monkey, Excel, Access, and relational databases. Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is fixed-term appointment funded for one year from the date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. Apply by going to https://psu.jobs/job/72752