Rural Student Coordinator

Fairbanks, AK, USA

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay:

$20 per/hr

*Please send resumes and cover letters to executivedirector@literacycouncilak.org

Overview:

The Literacy Council of Alaska is looking for a Rural Student Coordinator to be the primary contact for all rural students in the Interior and North Slope regions, provide remote and in-person GED tutoring, and coordinate with rural community partners. Our ideal candidate is an experienced teacher or tutor comfortable with multiple subjects who is innovative, culturally responsive, and able to travel. While traveling, the Rural Student Coordinator may work outside normal business hours. This position will have the opportunity to make process improvements, create strong connections between communities, and contribute to the mission of literacy for all.


Benefits:

  • Generous paid time off, with an additional two weeks off during the winter holidays

  • Mission driven work with an established nonprofit


Job Duties:

  • Outreach (35%)

  • Make and maintain positive, collaborative relationships with community partners in rural villages, including schools, Native Corporations, Village Councils, and other community organizations

  • Plan and execute travel to villages in the Interior and North Slope regions, both on and off the road system

  • Distribute information about the Adult Education programs to community partners

  • Advocate for rural student needs and help find funding sources with Director


  • Instruction (45%)

  • Provide 1/1 tutoring for students over the phone and video calls

  • Find and distribute appropriate online and physical study materials


  • Reporting (20%)

  • Track attendance for students

  • Track and manage the Rural Student budget in collaboration with the GED Program Director and other LCA staff

  • Prepare weekly reports for GED Program Director


Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years experience working in an educational setting

  • Organized and able to work independently

  • Able to travel frequently to remote locations (flying and driving)

  • Has an understanding of Alaska Native cultures and the barriers Alaska Native people experience in the educational sphere

  • Must be able to pass a background check


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has worked or volunteered with LCA for 6+ months

  • Degree in education

  • Experience working in rural Alaska

  • 2 or more education related certifications

Supervised by the Director of GED Programs

Starting Salary: $20 per/hr @ 30-40 hrs/wk, with potential for remote work

Please send your resume to executivedirector@literacycouncilak.org