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.

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 (ISAL) is currently seeking a Research Technologist 2 whose primary role is to support the Management Information System Support (MIS) grant and other projects at ISAL and the Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy. Primary job responsibilities include working with Pennsylvania Division of Adult Education (DAE) staff and MIS staff on the eDataV2 system to help adult educators effectively use the system and enter data accurately. Part of this role also involves providing professional development to increase adult educators’ skills and knowledge in using the data system successfully by helping to create and present webinars, and through individual instruction and consultation via telephone and email. These professional development activities provide an opportunity for creativity and a chance to hone data analysis and research skills. 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. This tech support role provides an opportunity to help professionals in the adult education field address challenges with data collection and use. Additional duties will include supporting other projects with data collection and analysis tasks such as creating charts and tables for reports. Current experience with databases and up-to-date technology skills are required. Experience in adult education and technical support, data analysis and familiarity with Survey Monkey, Excel, Access, and relational databases is preferred. The successful candidate will also have excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills and a desire to work in a fun, fast paced team environment. 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 date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.  Apply by going to https://psu.jobs/job/75131