ABLE/Health Literacy Coordinator
|Department:||Adult Ed/Non Public/ESL|
|Job Title:||ABLE/Health Literacy Coordinator|
|Date:||October 12, 2004|
|Reports To:||Director of Adult and ESL Education Services|
|Program Description:||This position exists to assist the Director of Adult, Non-Public & ESL Education Service. This position develops, schedules, secures supplies and acts as the regional resource by providing communication/information between Staff, Director, ABLE providers, School Districts, PDE, Students, Funding Sources and the Public. This position works to ensure an end result of the educational needs of Adult Ed. Students being met, while maintaining compliance with Local, State and Federal guidelines.|
Essential Job Functions
Essential job functions represent the fundamental job duties and accountabilities of the employment position the individual holding the position must be capable of performing. Persons with disabilities can perform these with or without reasonable accommodations. The Executive Director or his/her designee may assign other duties and accountabilities limited to those consistent with the applicable scope of the appropriate professional job function.
Provides information to the staff, school districts and public 20%
- Presents information procured in training sessions, letters, e-mails and phone calls.
- Trains teachers in current curriculum and methodology of Health Literacy, ABLE, and Best Practices.
Provides assessment and placement recommendations for ABE 10%
- Analyzes the results of pre and post testing and makes recommendations based on the test.
- Administers the Health Literacy and ABLE pre and post tests.
Participates in trainings and disseminates information 15%
- Analyzes the information procured at training programs and integrates it into IU 1 program service redesigns.
Maintains database of participating students 15%
- Councils Health Literacy Teachers, monitors progress, and documents status of teachers and students achieving Health Literacy and ABLE goals.
- Provides reports and makes recommendations to the Director on ensuring the status of all Health Literacy Teachers.
Prepares and implements trainings for IU1 and regional ABLE staff 15%
- Manages the identification process and service delivery system related to IU 1 Health Literacy and ABLE students.
- Provides periodic updates to the Director on the status of the Health Literacy and ABLE services in meeting the needs of identified students, teachers, and ABLE providers.
Maintains inventory and supplies for Health Literacy programs 5%
- Monitors the ordering of books and supplies.
- Provides instructional resource materials to teachers to deliver services that align with the state-approved curriculum and instructional procedures.
Assists school districts , ABLE providers and IU with Health Literacy initiatives 15%
- Conducts meetings disseminates information, collects data, writes reports, and seeks expansion of Health Literacy and ABLE initiatives.
- Provides the stake holders with all necessary documentation and information.
- Attends state sponsored monitoring seminars at District request.
Assists in the development and expansion of programs 5%
- Analyzes student enrollment by areas and need. Explores additional programs and training.
- Provides periodic updates on student enrollment by geographic area and provides recommendations to the Program Director with strategies for improvement.
Terms of Employment
Salary and benefits in accordance with a compensation program recommended by the administration and approved by the Board of Directors.
Performance evaluated by a direct supervisor in accordance with the administrative procedure for evaluating non-professional employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirement listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
|Bachelor's Degree:||B.S. Education|
|Between one and three years:||Teaching experience and managerial experience in the field of education.|
- Advanced Knowledge in ABE/HL
- Advanced Skill in Staff Development
- Beginner Skill in Interviewing
- Advanced Skill in Word Processing
- Beginner Skill in Spreadsheets
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- Teaching Certification
- ESL Certification
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos, and work place policies. Ability to analyze, interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to write professional correspondences. Ability to write routine business reports. Ability to write procedures and organizational policies. Ability to speak effectively with other employees and/or customers. Ability to present formal information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, students, parents and/or other employees. Ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, managers, employees, customers and/or the general public. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. Ability to effectively present information to administrators, top management, public groups, community, and Board of Directors.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide by 10's and 100's. Ability to apply basic arithmetic calculations using units of American money, weight measurement, column and distance. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and design and interpret charts and graphs to communicate business issues. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to carry out detailed written and/or verbal instructions. Ability to solve problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form to carry out business objectives. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Professional interactions. Leadership. Planning and organization. Multitasking. Freedom to work from supervision.
Creative thinking skills.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
(O) Occasionally - (OE) Occasionally Essential - (F) Frequently - (C) Continually
While performing the duties of the job, the employee must (F) Sit, (O) Walk, (O) Stand,(OE) Repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times (e.g. data entry),(OE) Drive on the job,(O) Type non-stop,(O) Use finger dexterity (e.g. typing, manipulative), Lift up to 10 pounds from,(O) Floor to waist, Lift up to 11 to 15 pounds from,(O) Floor to waist, Lift up to 26 to 50 pounds from,(O) Floor to waist,(O) Carry 10 to 25 pounds, Example of and distance that items are carried,(O)Books, papers, copies of handouts - from car to buildings
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the jobs.
(O) Occasionally - (OE) Occasionally Essential - (F) Frequently - (C) Continually
While performing the duties of the job, the employee must(C) Work inside,(O) Walk on slippery surfaces,(F) Close exposure to CRT's (computer screens),(O) Meet deadlines with severe time constraints,(O) Work irregular or extended work hours,(F) See close work such as typed or handwritten material,(O) Be able to tell the differences among colors,(OE) Hear conversation in a quite environment,(O) Ability to tell where a sound is coming from,(F) Communicating through speech
The information contained in this job description is for the compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.