Job Postings – April 2013
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is a 29-year old non-profit organization operating out of multiple locations. The mission of OBT is to help disadvantaged youth and adults recognize their own self-worth and advance towards self-sufficiency and financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement and support services. For more information visit www.obtjobs.org
Senior Director, Quality Assurance & Data Management
Leading Brooklyn-based job training and education organization specializing in working with disconnected young adults, seeks a senior level leader responsible for managing agency-wide quality assurance and data reporting functions. Department management includes supervision of 3+ staff members. Responsibilities include contract/grant auditing, risk assessment, developing agency-wide data reporting systems using Salesforce, monitoring contract and reporting compliance, and synthesizing relevant data for planning and development purposes. Ideal candidate will be a creative “systems” thinker, who has experience with non-profit data management systems and familiarity with government contracts. Prior supervisory experience and/or experience with Salesforce is highly desirable. Minimum of a BA degree and five years of relevant work experience required.
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Responsibilities include providing daily instruction to disconnected youth ages17-21 in all five content areas of the GED exam and providing contextualized instruction in Business English and Business Math relating to a general business environment. Bachelor’s degree and teaching experience required. Prior experience working with young adults preferred.
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P/T Basic Education/GED Instructor
OBT is seeking a part-time basic education/GED Instructor for adult learners 6:00-8:30 Monday -- Thursday, at OBT's 25 Thornton Street location in Brooklyn.
Duties include: teaching all five content areas of the GED, emphasizing math, essay writing, and visual literacy skills, according to NYS Adult Education standards using a variety of material and resources; planning lessons and curriculum units that integrate the use of technology; modifying curricula for small groups and individual student needs and leading volunteer tutors to raise students' skills; administering TABE and predictor assessments; monitoring and following up on student attendance and lateness; and attending to other administrative duties as needed.
Bachelor's degree and experience teaching GED to adults or at-risk youth required. A strong math background, TABE certification, and experience teaching learning disabled students and ELLs strongly preferred.
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Responsibilities are working with disconnected youth ages17-24 in our Young Adult Internship Program and include scheduling, administering and scoring TABE test; pre-screening clients for services; assisting with retention follow up, classroom facilitation, internship site management; entering data into agency and funder databases and other general office duties. Must have Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree and two years relevant experience, be organized and detail-oriented and able to work in a fast paced environment. Must be bi-lingual English/Spanish.
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Full-time computer and technology instructor needed for a range of adult and young adult classes. Must be able to work afternoons and evenings and be able to provide instruction in all MS Office applications. Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS) and National Retail Federation Foundation (NRF) certification exams highly preferred. Ability to teach a range of other graphic design programs and digital literacy media also preferred. Minimum of a BA and four years of teaching experience required.
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