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Literacy Training Specialist

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Job Description

The University of Indianapolis/CELL seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Literacy Training Specialist. The Literacy Cadre Training Specialist will oversee the delivery of statewide training, professional development, and workshops, both, as part of the Literacy Cadre. This staff member should have extensive knowledge in K12 literacy, including expertise in science of reading pedagogy; the candidate should also have experience in leading and organizing professional development for adult learners on a large scale.

Company Description

Become a Greyhound! The University of Indianapolis is a private, liberal arts university and home to a close-knit community of more than 700 faculty and staff supporting 5,600 undergraduate and graduate students on our main campus. We offer an inclusive work environment where your individual contributions will be recognized and rewarded and the University’s motto, “Education for Service,” provides the foundation for all our work.

Situated on 65 acres in the University Heights neighborhood and just minutes from downtown Indianapolis , UIndy’s campus is close to all of the cultural, shopping, sports, and recreational amenities you’d expect in the 13th-largest city in the United States. Want to cheer on your Hounds when they play their rivals in the Great Lakes Valley Conference? UIndy employees and their families enjoy free admission to home sporting events, and many arts and cultural events on campus are free for employees as well. The University is proud to offer a competitive total rewards package, including a generous time off policy, ensuring you can enjoy your time outside of work as you wish.

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic environment and experiencing 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.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • Retirement Savings Plan - 403B
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time Accruals
  • Paid Holiday time and additional University days off
  • Employee Discounts & Services
  • Free Parking
  • Onsite Health & Wellness Center
For more information about the benefits of being a staff member at UIndy, visit our Benefits site.

Responsibilities- Literacy Training Specialist
  • Lead the coordination of professional development and training events across the project
  • Secure local and national experts for content development and facilitation of cadre professional development
  • Provide vision and structures for training and professional development
  • Work collaboratively with the literacy project managers and director regarding content experts for trainings, professional development and workshops
  • Collaborate with the communications and marketing team on technical review of all materials
  • Ensure the high-quality, on-time delivery of agendas, content, and other materials related to training, professional development and workshops for review
  • Guide, consult, and communicate with the Regional Training Specialist Support staff regarding various expectations of the project and cadre assurances
  • Manage training processes and workflow platforms to accommodate required grant responsibilities and services
  • Monitor and report on the training and professional development events including feedback and attendance
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and experience in adult learning pedagogy; virtual learning experience preferred
Qualifications- Literacy Training Specialist
  • Bachelor's degree required
    • Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of elementary teaching experience; experience as a literacy specialist, instructional coach, or school administrator


University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private United Methodist Church-affiliated university in Indianapolis, Indiana

Since opening our doors in 1902, the University of Indianapolis has been building a culture of connectedness with a unique emphasis on giving back through service-learning and volunteer work. As an academic ecosystem interconnected with the city of Indianapolis, here, you’re surrounded with myriad opportunities, including museums, music, culture, service, and more ways to grow and emerge greater. 

At UIndy, personal attention isn't just for students. You'll find a family-like atmosphere where coworkers quickly become friends, and colleagues provide support and encouragement both on the job and off. Combine that great environment with outstanding education benefits and an array of insurance coverage, vacation time and other perks, and you've got a workplace that is hard to beat.

Personal attention and applied learning are top priorities at UIndy. Just as you encourage your students' academic growth, UIndy supports your career growth and research pursuits. Plus, we're just 10 minutes from downtown, so you'll enjoy the many cultural and entertainment opportunities Indianapolis has to offer.


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