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Family Literacy Center Coordinator
DATE:   8/3/2012
JOB TITLE:   Family Literarcy Center Coordinator
JOB STATUS:   PT
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   Academic Complex
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Assistant Dean for External Relations
DEPARTMENT:   Education
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs

SUMMARY:

A part time, grant funded, position that will manage and coordinate all Family Literacy Center clinical and literacy programs.  The coordinator will work with literacy faculty, school districts and the general community to plan and implement clinical settings for participants.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Plan and implement overall program for Family Literacy Center working with College of Education literacy faculty and Assistant Dean for External Relations.

Coordinate schedules for clinical and diagnostic sessions with NU students and community participants.

Promote Family Literacy Center programs, goals and objectives and outcomes to potential funders and interested stakeholders.

Investigate funding sources.

Write grants and funding opportunities.

Manage Family Literacy Center budget.

Community Outreach.

Update and maintain materials and supplies for Family Literacy Center.

Utilize on line professional learning community for families to have access to literacy resources.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  1. Strong background in diagnostic and clinical procedures;
  2. Strong background in grants writing and management of grants;
  3. Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  4. Strong knowledge of community needs and demographics;
  5. Ability to work with all types of individuals;
  6. Creativity and innovation;
  7. Good public speaking skills;
  8. Ability to represent the College of Education at public events and meetings to promote Family Literacy Center;
  9. Good technology skills.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:
  1. Master's Degree in Education;
  2. 3-5 Years administrative experience and working with literacy programs in a clinical setting and/or school environment.


Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

The University affirms its commitment to equal opportunity and non-discrimination and recognizes its responsibility to provide for all employees an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, national origin, age, marital status, predisposed genetic disorder, Vietnam Era or disabled veteran status, disability or other category protected by law. The University also does not tolerate any actual or attempted reprisals or retaliation against an employee who raises a sincere and valid concern regarding harassment or discrimination. All such discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation is, therefore, strictly prohibited. This policy protects and covers the conduct of all employees, without regard to job title or status. Anyone engaging in the above mentioned conduct is subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge or termination of any other status.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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