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CARRERAS Y PASANTÍAS

El Latino Center of the Midlands existe para cultivar generaciones de latinos prósperos y comprometidos. Estamos comprometidos con nuestra comunidad y siempre estamos buscando nuevos talentos.

APLICA HOY

Posiciones Abiertas

Gerente de Educación para Adultos

Position Summary  

The Latino Center of the Midlands (LCM) is looking for an Adult Education Manager to support our mission and the Latino community.  The professional in this position will be driven to grow and expand the reach of the Adult Education program and lead a dedicated and passionate teacher of instructors through a period of growth.  

The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • Seasoned and versatile educator with experience in course and curriculum design
  • Personable with a passion for educating and mentoring other professionals
  • Collaborative and possess an entrepreneurial approach to program development
  • Exercises good judgment and has strong decision-making skills
  • Highly resourceful and able to set schedules and timelines 

Employment Status

Full-time, exempt (9:30am-6pm, some evenings and weekends required)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Adult Education Manager is responsible for the following:

Guide strategic and programmatic goals and create operational plans for implementation.

Advise and guide programmatic growth and development; foster new community partners to increase programmatic reach and liaison with current partners to ensure consistent communication and coordination of efforts.

Provide direct oversight and mentorship to Instructor staff including evaluation of instructional performance in the classroom and attainment of learning outcomes; oversee Adult Education master calendars, Instructor scheduling, related work projects and timesheets of programmatic staff.

Assist program Instructors by substituting when needed and teaching an adult education course (the semester following the semester hired). 

Design and implement professional development opportunities to build greater capacity among Instructor staff for serving ELL and adult learners; guide implementation of synchronous learning via virtual platforms while ensuring methodology and curriculum content reflect best practice.

Work collaboratively with Instructor staff to standardize curriculum, ensure instructional alignment, increase course articulation, and develop new opportunities to bridge learning into job and vocational opportunities for students.

Craft and manage annual programmatic budgets ensuring Instructional staff and LCM classrooms have necessary supplies and materials for high-quality instruction; provide guidance for budget growth as the reach and offerings of Adult Education grows.

Guide program practices for student screening, entrance, feedback and continuous improvement processes. 

Facilitate data collection among Instructor staff and partners; complete analysis and reporting to LCM leadership, Instructional staff, stakeholders and funders as needed.  

Assist LCM’s Director of Programming and development staff identify funding models and collaborative grant opportunities to support programmatic growth and innovation.

Participate in meetings, task forces, advisories, etc. and speak before community stakeholders on behalf of the program and LCM.

Fill-in for Instructional staff as needed, and other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Oversee Program Assistant and 8-15 part-time Instructional staff 

Competencies, Skills and Abilities 

Course and Curriculum Design for Adult Learners – Able to create quality learning experiences and environments for LCM students; guide the selections of instructional materials and possess a strong understanding of pedagogy for adult and ELL learners. 

Program Development – Able to develop and implement a plan to carry out Adult Education goals including course design, upskilling of Instructional staff to meet needs of students, and articulating program vision to stakeholders.

Entrepreneurial Skills and Approach – Ability to turn ideas into action; able to plan and manage projects in order to achieve objectives using creativity, initiative, tenacity, teamwork, understanding of risk, and sense of responsibility.

Knowledge of Virtual Platforms – Able to navigate and guide implementation of virtual platforms (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet or like products) into the classroom environment.

Collaborative – Ability to move staff and stakeholders toward a common goal through effective communication, emotional intelligence and respect for diversity.

Conflict Resolution – Guide problem-solving among stakeholders and partners, accounting for the organizational needs and goals of each; ability to identify opportunities to clarify communication and address the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives.

Qualifications: 

Five (5) or more years of experience in education, educational administration, teaching and/or curriculum development within an educational entity.

Three (3) or more years of experience in program planning and budgets, management of staff and activities, and implementation and evaluation of program plans.

Adept at adult learning models and theories.

Personal and professional qualities that allow for effective, working relationships with staff, multiple partners and community leaders.

Education and/or Experience 

Bachelor’s degree in education from four-year college or university required; additional two to five years related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Proficiency in Spanish and English 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Prior certification in education and/or educational administration required, current certification preferred.

Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.

The Latino Center of the Midlands acknowledges and honors the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. The LCM believes in creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences and the commitment to equitable treatment and elimination of discrimination in all its forms at all organizational levels and throughout all programs.

Supervisor de Asistencia

Department: Pathways to Success
Starting Salary: $47,000
Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, 403(b), PTO, 2-week Paid Holiday Vacation, Cell Phone Stipend
Language Requirement: Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Summary Description of Work

The primary purpose of the Attendance Supervisor is to 1) provide support to Student Advocates, Family Strengthening Coaches, and coordinate recruiting and community outreach activities for the Attendance program of Pathways to Success.

2) Provide program leadership support and supervision. The Attendance Supervisor will work very closely with the agency’s Student Advocates both within and outside of the school building to reduce the barriers to improve attendance.

3) Ensure that evidence-based curriculum(s) is followed to ensure proper procedures and program implementation in order to meet reporting deadlines.

4) Develop and evaluate data collection process and management following Attendance program completion to monitor the program.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Leadership and Support (Supervisor Duties):

  • Under direction, develops, implements, monitors, evaluates, and supervises the operations of the Attendance Program;
  • Provides supervision, technical support, mentorship, and guidance when implementing program curricula to Student Advocates and Family Strengthening Coaches;
  • Visits target schools and partner locations regularly to coach and support Advocates;
  • Ensures accuracy and punctuality of P2S Program reporting;
  • Assists in staff and program evaluation;
  • Offers ongoing Check and Connect training to staff;
  • Ensures fidelity of Check and Connect curriculum and the other curricula used by the program;
  • Provides feedback to Student Advocates and Family Strengthening Coaches about quality of program delivery;
  • Maintains contact with existing referrals sources for programs to help maintain program capacity;
  • Identifies new partnerships in the community for referral generation and to enhance program delivery;
  • Maintains our database of information, calendars, and notes on the various events and activities;
  • Works with Family Strengthening Coach to incorporate two-generation approaches into Attendance Program;
  • Facilitates meetings and updates to school and district partners regarding attendance program changes, needs, and outcomes;
  • Collaborates with community attendance, education, and juvenile justice coalitions;
  • Understands and articulates the program goals at various community meetings, coalitions, and groups;
  • Works with the Program Director to confirm all logistics for activities and events in a timely manner including venues, food vendors, transportation needs, and supplies;
  • Ensures that activity budgets are communicated to team and expenses are in line with the budget;
  • Continually assesses the results of activities to improve execution of program events and to ensure that students and parents/guardians are highly engaged;
  • Onboards new program employees with responsibilities including but not limited to program orientation, overview of program model and goals, documentation and reporting procedures;
  • Uploads individual identifiable data to the LCM’s data collection system;
  • Works with the Program Director and program team to ensure that data are accurately collected and reported as required by grant agreements;
  • Updates program materials, marketing materials and reporting forms as needed;
  • Seeks out opportunities to remain current in knowledge of relevant educational research, trends in the fields of education, youth development and parental engagement;
  • Promotes all program activities at schools, with community organizations and other partners and may be called upon to represent the program at speaking engagements with stakeholders;
  • Assesses youth problems and diagnoses barriers to success on an ongoing basis;
  • Assists with identifying and connecting with resources to help overcome social, emotional, and economic needs;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Pathways to Success Program Director.

Grant Support and Data Collection:

  • Uploads individual identifiable data to the LCM’s data collection system;
  • Works with the Program Director to ensure that data is accurately collected and reported as required by grant agreements.
  • Ensures accuracy and punctuality of P2S Program reporting;
  • Seeks out opportunities to remain current in knowledge of culturally based leadership programming, youth development and parental engagement.

Preferred Qualifications and Experiences

  • A Bachelor of Arts degree;
  • A demonstrated mastery of the Student Advocate position job duties with at least two years of experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, receive and provide feedback;
  • Ability to facilitate positive, appropriate, and healthy connections between youth and adults;
  • Ability to understand and work with special needs populations and services such as the juvenile justice system and social and behavioral/mental health;
  • Professional manner that exemplifies attention to detail, confidentiality, patience, and a positive attitude toward work;
  • Data entry and proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, communicate, reach and manipulate objects, tools or controls. The position requires mobility with minimum physical exertion. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 5 pounds on a regular basis and up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines.This position may require frequent evening and weekend hours in order to fulfill duties and to attend meetings/events.

The Attendance Supervisor must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test before commencing employment.

Instructor de Inglés

Job Title: ELL Instructor
Department: Workforce, Education and Innovation / Adult Education
Supervisor: Adult Education Program Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, part-time up to 12 hours per week – Day Hours
Benefits: Holidays and Paid Time Off     

Mission and Values
Cultivating generations of engaged, thriving Latinos through educational support, workforce development and leadership opportunities. An equitable society where all Latinos are able to achieve their fullest potential, both individually and in the community.

Summary
Provides instruction to adult learners with varying levels of academic knowledge in reading, writing, talking, and understanding the English language at a beginner and intermediate level by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares lesson plan and assembles material to be presented.

Presents lectures and discussions to group to increase students’ knowledge in vocabulary development, fluency, articulation and comprehension of the content language. Ties lesson plans to U.S. culture and social norms.

Tutors and supports students in areas of intermediate level English, including verb tense.

Establishes and communicates clear learning objectives for all learning activities.

Assesses student progress with specific, measurable behavioral objectives and timeframes.

Maintains up-to-date records regarding student roster, attendance, payments and donations, and grades.

Attends Adult Education team meetings and professional development 

Assists in the coordination of ceremonies, events, and activities to celebrate student successes.

Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills.

Adaptability – Changes approach or method to best fit the situation.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements 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.

Education and/or Experience 

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be bilingual in Spanish and English.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

No certificates, licenses, registrations required.

Physical Demands

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 functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand.  The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The Latino Center of the Midlands acknowledges and honors the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. The LCM believes in creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences and the commitment to equitable treatment and elimination of discrimination in all its forms at all organizational levels and throughout all programs.

Un Vistazo al Interior de LCM

INFORME DE IMPACTO DE 2021

El año 2021 fue un gran año para nosotros en el Latino Center. Al reflexionar sobre el año, logramos más que cualquier año antes.

TRABAJANDO EN EL LATINO CENTER

Maira Hernández, Mahatma Largaespada y Nate Van Haute comparten sus partes favoritas de trabajar en el Latino Center of the Midlands.

Beneficios

Seguro de salud pagado

10 días de vacaciones pagados y 3 semanas de PTO

Seguro dental pagado

Desarrollo profesional

Seguro de vida e incapacidad

maternidad/ paternidad

Pasantías en LCM

SIEMBRA MEDIOS: UN PROGRAMA DE PRÁCTICAS MULTIMEDIA

Nuestro Programa de Pasantías Siembra Medios expone a los estudiantes a diferentes carreras multimedia y de comunicación.

IMPACTO COMUNITARIO SIEMBRA NEBRASKA

Siembra Nebraska es una iniciativa comunitaria para proporcionar productos frescos a las familias necesitadas.

Preguntas Frecuentes

¿Tengo que hablar español para trabajar en el Latino Center?

Para la mayoría de los puestos se requiere español.

¿Cuál es la política de trabajo remoto del Latino Center?

Todos nuestros empleados comienzan sus carreras trabajando en la oficina del Latino Center of the Midlands en Omaha, Nebraska. Esto permite que los nuevos empleados conozcan nuestra comunidad y servicios, así como también desarrollen relaciones con otros miembros del equipo del Latino Center.

¿Qué beneficios recibiré como empleado del Latino Center of the Midlands?

Como miembro del personal de tiempo completo del Latino Center of the Midlands, será elegible para recibir:

  • Seguro Médico
  • Días Festivos y PTO
  • Seguro Dental
  • Desarrollo Profesional
  • Seguro de Vida e Invalidez
  • Licencia Parental

¿Cuáles son los rasgos principales que busca en un candidato potencial?

Por lo general, buscamos solicitantes que estén comprometidos con la comunidad, sean responsables y confiables, que estén dispuestos a aprender nuevas habilidades y que comprendan la importancia de una comunidad saludable. Reconocemos que todos son únicos y aportan diferentes talentos a la mesa, por lo que damos prioridad a las entrevistas específicas del trabajo para todos nuestros solicitantes.

¿Dónde solicito?

Above! Please submit your resumé and cover letter through our websites career portal. You can also apply via our Indeed page email or email info@latinocenter.org with your cover letter and resumé.

A través de nuestro portal de carreras de sitios web, envíe su CV y carta de presentación. También puede postularse a través del correo electrónico de nuestra página de Indeed o correo electrónico info@latinocenter.org con su carta de presentación y CV.

¿Qué precauciones está tomando el Latino Center con respecto a COVID-19?

Nuestra oficina está abierta al público y al personal en este momento, pero contamos con medidas de protección para garantizar la salud de nuestra comunidad. Algunas de las cosas que hemos hecho incluyen:

  • Pantalla de plástico en las estaciones de trabajo
  • Pruebas de temperatura
  • Directrices de distanciamiento social implementadas
  • Reuniones virtuales
  • Procedimientos de higienización, desinfección, o limpieza en su lugar

¿Están disponibles sus puestos que no figuran en el sitio web?

Posiblemente. Consulte nuestra página de Indeed para obtener una lista de todas las posiciones que tenemos abiertas. Si desea enviar su CV para que lo consideremos en el futuro, envíe un correo electrónico a info@latinocenter.org.

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