JOB TITLE: Adult Literacy & Access Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Health & Social Services Department
REPORTS TO: Director of Health & Social Services
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
EXEMPTION STATUS: Exempt
SEAMAAC welcomes applications for the position of Adult Literacy & Access Coordinator. SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve immigrants and refugees and other politically, socially and economically marginalized communities as they seek to advance the condition of their lives in the United States.” SEAMAAC envisions a strong and unified society, where immigrants and refugees work alongside other Americans to build shared political, economic and social power. We envision a community where the contributions of each generation of Americans, whether Native to this land, immigrant, or brought against their will, are equally acknowledged, valued and embraced, and where all people live whole, healthy lives with joy and dignity.
The Adult Literacy & Access Coordinator manages an umbrella of SEAMAAC services for immigrants and refugees: a) Adult Education Programs; b) Digital Access Programs; and c) Access to community resources. More specifically, Adult Education Programs currently include: English as a Second Language classes; naturalization application assistance; and ESL-Civics classes and interview prep. Digital Access Programs currently include: Digital Navigation Program; outreach; and digital literacy classes. Access to community resources currently includes community education, case management and outreach focused on employment support, resource navigation, basic needs, and public benefits screenings and enrollment.
The Adult Literacy & Access Coordinator serves on the leadership team of the Health & Social Services (H & SS) Department, collaborating with other H & SS program coordinators and the H & SS Director on department-wide initiatives and events. The Coordinator supervises a team that may include Outreach Workers, Digital Navigator(s), Intern(s), Volunteers, and the ESL & Digital Literacy Education Instructor. The Coordinator plans program activities, implements outreach strategies, ensures funded deliverables and outcomes are achieved, develops project data tracking systems, manages program data, assists with preparing grant reports and evaluation tools, facilitates program meetings, and may serve as the point-of-contact for program funders and community partners. Additional responsibilities include assisting with agency-wide initiatives.
This position may require all-remote, hybrid, or all in-person work depending on public health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. If the Coordinator is working in-person, they will be the main contact at SEAMAAC’s Outreach Office at 2110 S. 8th Street. This includes ensuring that the building is secured, safe, and clean; conducting inventory and ordering supplies as needed; following protocols to address building/maintenance concerns such as communicating with the landlord as needed; and other general office coordination tasks. If the Coordinator is working remotely, they will continue to do the majority of these tasks remotely whenever possible, and will stay in close
communication with all parties who are utilizing the Outreach Office in-person, to ensure that office management issues are resolved promptly.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The job may require frequent travel between SEAMAAC’s multiple program sites in South Philadelphia. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is possible that the Adult Literacy & Access Coordinator will spend some time working in the office and some time working remotely.
Necessary Special Requirements:
Applicants must undergo criminal, child abuse and health background checks. SEAMAAC will consider all applicants fairly and will review background check results to determine whether they affect the applicant’s suitability for the job.
This description is intended to describe the essential job functions. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.
Salary and Benefits:
Hours: Hours are primarily within regular business hours (Mondays-Fridays 9am to 5pm) depending on program needs. This position will require some evening assignments and a minimum of five (5) weekend assignments per year.
Benefits: This position offers health insurance, paid holiday, vacation, sick and personal leave
SEAMAAC is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
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