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Literacy Program Manager - Public Library

Company: City of Jacksonville, FL
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description The Public Library is actively seeking a Literacy Program Manager - Public Library. Did you know that as a City of Jacksonville employee, you would also have 11 paid holidays and a personal leave day as well? In addition, to health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and flexible spending plans are also available. City of Jacksonville employees are also eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness after 10 years of public service and on-time payments. The Executive Assistant - Literacy Program Manager reports to the Adult Learning Manager. This position will be responsible for overseeing the operations and programming of the Center for Adult Learning (CAL). Examples of Work * Researches and finds grant opportunities, writing grant proposals, maintains awarded grants, and completes grant reports. * Works with staff on classroom management issues, curriculum, travel to branches and community locations to meet with staff, general personnel and volunteer issues. * Supports the overall mission of the Library by providing customer service in a manner that creates a positive customer experience. * Creates new programs, reworks existing programs, and works with staff on program delivery. * Works with the Florida Literacy Coalition and surrounding Northeast Florida Literacy organizations[A1] . * Handles customer/student issues that arise. * Presents at community events, speaks to community groups, and attends meetings for community partners. * Works with diverse populations to provide services in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner. * Communicates clear direction, manages for results, and leads organizational change. * Assigns responsibility, takes corrective action, demonstrates leadership in evaluating, developing, and motivating employees. * Assists with maintaining appearance standards by reporting facilities issues and picking up litter on library grounds. * Performs related work as required. Open Requirements/Supplemental Information * Eight years of education and/or professional experience in adult literacy, including at least one year as a supervisor. License/Certification/Registration: * A valid state Driver's License is required prior to application and must be maintained. * Must qualify prior to application, obtain and maintain during employment a City of Jacksonville Public Driver Certification. ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIRED. * Apply at www.coj.net/jobs. NEOGOV works best with Google Chrome or Edge with Chromium web browsers. Please try to apply using one of these browsers. You may have to cut and paste the link into the browser's search area. Be sure to add coj.net to your address book to ensure you receive email notifications. You may also check your application status at any time by logging into your account. If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here: http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran's preference, he or she may file an email complaint or written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to: Florida Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Preference Coordinator 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311 Largo, FL 33778-1630 email: VeteransPreference@fdva.state.fl.us

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