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ESL Coordinator

United States
Closing date
Nov 24, 2023

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Job Details


Job Location
RIS FairFax Office - Fairfax, VA

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Salary Range
$22.00 - $28.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage
10 - 15%

Job Shift

Job Category
Admin - Clerical


The ESL Coordinator will coordinate the "in-house" ESL Program by working with adult students, staff, and ESL instructors to ensure the success of our clients.

Essential Functions

•Maintain current knowledge of the U.S. Resettlement Program.
•Maintain current knowledge of all Refugee and Immigrant Services programs.
•Coordinate the ESL Program for eligible clients in the Virginia RIS office.
•Ensure that all enrollment paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.
•Communicate with staff members updating them on student enrollment and attendance.
•Serve as liaison between instructors, students, and staff members.
•Meets with potential clients to accurately explain program services offered through LSSNCA and/or within the community.
•Work closely with the instructors to track attendance.
•Timely and accurately enter all required data in the Apricot, LIRS, and VNIS database.
•Distribute records and other client documents to appropriate staff.
•Maintain and update the client database tracking system with prospective referrals and their statuses.
•Coordinate in-person and online class schedules.
•Provide administrative support related to instructors.
•Oversee volunteer and intern involvement and delegate supportive tasks as needed.
•Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree (four-year college or technical school) required in one of the following field(s) of study: education, social services, business administration, personnel administration, or related field

At least one year of program coordination and program management
Demonstrated experience in training and community outreach;
Familiarity in analyzing and reporting quantitative data;
Experience with faith groups/congregations, service groups, and collegiate organizations a plus.

Computer Skills
Familiarity with 365 Microsoft Office Suite;

Other Requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Attention to detail and accuracy;
Ability to prioritize and problem solve under pressure and with creativity;
Strong organizational skills;
Must be comfortable in public speaking and training roles;
Self-started with ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
Valid driver's license and clean driving record;
Must complete a background check, physical, and TB test.
Preferred Skills
Knowledge of the US resettlement program;
Familiarity with local organizations, communities, and resources;
Strong skills in writing, Excel, and program coordination;
Positive, friendly, and can-do attitude;
Experience with resource or content development;
Data entry and use of general office equipment.

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