Title: Visiting Research Specialist – Parent Engagement Adult Education Programs – Center for Literacy (Job ID #111386)
Title:Visiting Research Specialist – Parent Engagement Adult Education Programs – Center for Literacy (Job ID #111386)Department:EducationCategory:Academic ProfessionalLocation:ChicagoClose Date:03/25/2019Description:
The Center for Literacy Visiting Research Specialist for Adult Education Programs collaborate with Principal Investigators to develop and implement research-based educational programs to assure high-quality adult education preparation classes for Head Start parents and adult learners seeking a high school equivalency and English language skills. Research Specialist will present research findings to modify and enhance current program structure.Duties:
Evaluating instructional materials based upon adult education and adult second language learning pedagogy
Observe, collect information and analyze adult education courses and participant feedback
Supervising graduate assistants and volunteers on techniques & procedures
Analyzing data to assess student/program progress
Recommend program modifications to assure progress towards meeting program goals and objectives
Research funding options, collaborate on grant submissions by contributing research findings, publication materials and presentations
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in education, social science, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
In depth knowledge of adult education pedagogy including a minimum of three years of experience in the field.