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Program Coordinator, Literacy Unlimited, Framingham Public Library (Framingham)

POSITION: Program Coordinator, Literacy Unlimited, M-5

HOURS: 25 hours/week, some evenings and weekends may be required

 Position Purpose:
Responsible for the administration and development of the literacy programs of Literacy Unlimited
and for implementation of the policies and objectives of the Advisory Board. Frequent contact
with volunteers, students and the public requires the exercise of tact and diplomacy.
Essential Functions:
(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various
types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the
▪ Coordinates all activities of Literacy Unlimited and directs the staff in its work. Selects, trains,
supervises, and evaluates staff, including the Office Manager, Assistant Office Manager and
Tutor Trainers.
▪ Serves as liaison between the program, Framingham Public Library, Literacy Unlimited of
Framingham Foundation Inc., the Literacy Unlimited Advisory Board, Literacy Volunteers of
Massachusetts and community organizations and agencies.
▪ Prepares and manages the program's budget. Develops program funding sources, including
grant writing and grant management.
▪ Maintains program records, computerized and non-computerized, and prepares written reports
as required. Oversees the acquisition and utilization of resource materials.
▪ Directs public relations efforts and serves as primary spokesperson for Literacy Unlimited.
▪ Assesses and evaluates community needs and resources and develops new programs within
the scope of the program's mission as needed.
Supervision Received: Works under the direction of the Director of Libraries.


Recommended Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Training and Experience:
▪ Bachelor's Degree. Two years relevant experience with adult education, adult literacy, ESOL,
or other non-profit groups or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
▪ An advanced degree or certificate in Reading, ESOL, or Adult Basic Education or related
discipline may substitute for a year of experience, Ability to use word processing, email,
spreadsheet, and database required. 
▪ Excellent oral and written English skills are required. Conversational skills in a foreign
language are desirable, particularly in Spanish or Portuguese or any equivalent combination of
education and experience.
Physical Requirements:
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
Employee must be capable of operating miscellaneous tools and office equipment relative to this
position which shall include, but may not be limited to: computers, copiers, fax machines, and
calculators. Time spent standing, walking, and sitting. Lifting, pushing/pulling, or carrying of
objects weighing up to 10 pounds with occasionally a maximum of 30 pounds. Climbing, stooping,
kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, bending, and squatting. Repetitive movements of the

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$27.77 - $35.93 hourly

Closing Date

open until filled

How to Apply

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The City of Framingham is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer


2020-10-22 |  Quick link to this job