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 Matt Manfred at


Adult Education Advisor and HSE Administrator

As an Adult Basic Education Advisor 1, you will work with adult basic education and family literacy programs receiving federal and state funds through the Division of Adult Education. Our goal is to ensure the highest quality programing that leads to successful outcomes for all commonwealth residents attending the programs.

You will work closely with your assigned agencies to monitor and evaluate their activities. You will conduct ongoing review and monitoring of all assigned programs for compliance with federal and state policies, procedures, guidelines, laws, statutes, and regulations and provision of high quality educational and support services that meet the needs of students. You will conduct on-site monitoring visits, desk monitoring, and ongoing review and analysis of program data. Data review and analysis focus on evidence of quality programing and positive outcomes for adult students and evidence of progress towards meeting contracted requirements and the need for program improvement or corrective action. You will work with program staff to find solutions to problems of compliance with state and federal requirements, respond to questions and issues related to division programs and initiatives, and provide technical assistance to improve programing and services. You will use knowledge of and experience with new developments, significant curriculum, instructional and assessment materials, and research related to adult basic and family literacy education to inform your work.

Education Program Support (Part-Time)

The Pennsylvania State University, Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy’s Career and Family Pathways program, invites applications for a Tutor/Student Support Services Coordinator.

This position is responsible for providing student services to learners in Career and Family Pathways program in Centre County and recruiting and training tutors and volunteer classroom aids. Other primary duties include facilitating new learner orientations; conducting outreach to learners and developing community partnerships; maintaining a database of individual learner career and education plans and case notes; and working closely with Career and Family Pathways instructors. As the tutor coordinator, the candidate will recruit, train, monitor, and support adult literacy volunteer tutors, help with LitCorps, and provide data related to learner-tutor matches. Successful candidates will possess strong communication and technology skills, an innovative mindset, and commitment to adult basic education programming. The position typically requires a Bachelor’s degree of higher with demonstrated experience in counseling/case management; preferred skills include experience working with adult and out of school youth, volunteer recruitment and coordination, assessment, and data entry. This is a part-time position (24 hours per week).


Read the job posting on the Penn State website for more information and directions on how to apply.