The Adult Learning Centers (ALCs) are the direct service providers of ESOL and adult literacy instruction for the Library. They use professional teachers to offer free instruction to adult patrons in reading, writing, speaking and listening from a 0 to 8th grade level. Through formal classes in language and literacy, as well as elective offerings such as English conversation and citizenship preparation groups, ALCs have taken on the charge to expand ESOL instruction in the Library.
The Intake Advisors’ primary functions are to recruit new students, determine their eligibility through testing and interview, to place students in a class, to monitor attendance, and retain students in the program. Additionally, Intake Advisors follow up with students who have attendance problems to identify barriers for participation and encourage continuation in the program. They are responsible for entering and maintaining program data and communicating results to the Hub Manager.
Reporting to the Adult Learning Center Coordinator, the Intake Advisor will: