Director, Literacy Volunteers of America-Camden County, Voorhees

Title: Director, Literacy Volunteers of America-Camden County
Job Posting Number 030-21
Location/Salary, Hours: Voorhees, $28.2472hr/$51,409.90yr, 35 hr/wk

The successful candidate will be passionate about adult literacy, able to develop and deliver programs and services both virtually and in-person to our Adult Literacy Community, and have a vision for adapting services post pandemic to reach more Camden County residents. We strive to provide creative and innovative services and are guided by core values such as intellectual freedom, lifelong learning, integrity and diversity, equity and inclusion. Duties include but are not limited to: Supervises three staff members and oversees all aspects of providing literacy instruction to ESL and Basic Literacy students.

  • Develops, coordinates, organizes and schedules adult literacy and education programs and events that are presented both in-person and virtually.
  • Directing and participating in tutor and learner recruitment, organizing and conducting basic literacy and ESL tutor training workshops and providing small group instruction and training
  • Developing and implementing strategic goals and objectives as related to adult literacy
  • Writing grant applications, administering grant funds and writing annual and quarterly grant reports Preparing and administering a budget
  • Preparing and maintaining records, reports of program activities and statistical reports.
Requirements: A Master's degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the American Library Association and two (2) years of FTE professional librarian experience. Prior supervisory experience is a plus. The chosen candidate will be required to obtain a valid Professional Librarian Certificate issued by Thomas Edison State College. Appointee may be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Additional information about the position and employment applications may be obtained at any of our branches or on our website and can be directly uploaded at: http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/employment-library or you may submit your completed application to the address below. Completed applications are due in the Human Resources Office by September 28, 2021 at 2 PM. Camden County Library, Department of Human Resources 203 Laurel Road Voorhees, NJ 08043 or Fax: 856-772-2761 E-mail: [email protected]

The Camden County Library System complies with the NJ First Act.

*Job Posting Number and position title must be in the subject line if sending via email. Failure to submit a completed application or to indicate job posting number may be reason for your application not to be considered. The chosen candidate may be required to complete and pass a background and drug screening process. The Camden County Library System embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports patrons and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply. The Camden County Library is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. We meet the learning, recreational and information needs of our customers, providing an open environment for our community.

MLS or Library School Required:
Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
No

Job Focus:
Public/Adult Service