MPA and MPP Job list English Skills Learning Center Job Posting

Melissa Hall melissa.hall at mpa.utah.edu
Mon Oct 5 11:19:09 MDT 2015


English Skills Learning Center

4444 South 700 East, Suite 100  Salt Lake City, UT 84107-3075  Phone 801-328-5608  Fax 801-262-2620 e-mail: info at eslcenter.org  www.eslcenter.org



English Skills Learning Center

Citizenship Program Coordinator

The ESLC is seeking a Citizenship Coordinator to oversee our very successful program, which is funded by a grant by the U.S. Office of Citizenship. The program is beginning its fifth year of operation and serves more than 250 people a year on their path to U.S. citizenship.

Position Summary:

Continued implementation of the English Skills Learning Center (ESLC) Citizenship Program, whose participants are low-income adult refugees and immigrants applying to be U.S. citizens. One-on-one and small group instruction focuses on civics and language skills needed to successfully complete the interview and exam associated with the citizenship process. The Citizenship Program Coordinator reports to the Associate Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

 Manage large federal grant that provides citizenship preparation for eligible permanent residents, in partnership with two other non-profit agencies

 Collect and manage data for students and volunteers to track outcomes of the program, maintaining relevant databases and physical files

 Supervise the Citizenship Instructor, providing oversight and assistance for classes, curriculum, and other job duties

 Serve as liaison with Catholic Community Services and Holy Cross Ministries to coordinate legal services for participants in the citizenship program

 Serve as liaison with funders, including USCIS

 Supervise and support one-on-one volunteers through match process, regular communication, instructional materials, team-teaching, and observations.

 Follow best practices in student management for one-one-one students: administer pre and post assessments, conduct practice interviews, provide guidance in application process in partnership with CCS, and stay in regular communication with students about application status

 Develop and implement outreach plans to inform and engage adult immigrants and refugees who are eligible for the citizenship program

 Develop and maintain all partnerships with locations that host ESLC citizenship classes

 Assist Volunteer Coordinator with regular volunteer trainings and quarterly workshops

 Share responsibility with ESLC staff for providing direct services such as intakes and regular student testing



The position is full-time (40 hours/week) with occasional evening and weekend hours required. Reliable transportation for travel throughout Salt Lake County necessary to complete job functions.

Position Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree in related field.

 Above average ability to communicate verbally and in writing with diverse individuals.

 Significant experience working with low to moderate-income community groups.

 Ability to motivate and supervise volunteers.

 Professional competence in cross-cultural situations.

 TESOL or equivalent ESL certification and/or experience teaching ESL


Send resume and cover letter to careers at elscenter.org<mailto:careers at elscenter.org>




Melissa Yack Hall, MPA, Ph.D.
MPA Program Manager
www.mpa.utah.edu<http://www.mpa.utah.edu/>
801.585.7985

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