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Literacy Project Manager

Employer
University of Indianapolis
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Faculty Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Indianapolis and the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) seek a qualified candidate for the position of Literacy Project Manager. As a member of the Project Management Team, the Literacy Project Manager will report to the Director of Early Literacy and work alongside the Project Manager for STEM. The Project Manager for Literacy will oversee efforts for recruitment, training, and implementation aligned to the Science of Reading project. The Project Manager must review all subcontract deliverables to ensure the quality of all key deliverables.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Maintain expertise in the Science of Reading
  • Provide oversight of all project deadlines and deliverables
  • Provide oversight of all program staff and subcontractors
  • Develop good relationships with all stakeholders involved in the project
  • Review all literacy coach feedback
  • Monitor literacy implementation and act on data
  • Coach, mentor, and train the training support specialists on the science of reading
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of the K-12 system and specifically, deep knowledge of and experience in professional development best practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Successful experience as a teacher, including teacher leadership opportunities
  • Experience organizing and leading professional development for teachers in the field of literacy
  • A strong collection of project management skills
  • Large-scale project management experience
  • Have a deep working knowledge across the science of reading, with the ability to remain abreast on development across the academic field
  • Experience selecting, critiquing and evaluating curricular materials
  • A practical understanding of the intersection between Special Education, English as a New Language, and Dyslexia needs related to the Science of Reading
BENEFITS
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Free Parking
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