Adult Literacy Coordinator - WPL

Job Details

JOB POSTING #:    2022-0410

POSTING PERIOD:  Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 8:30 AM to Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 4:30 PM

DEPARTMENT:       Windsor Public Library

UNION:  C.U.P.E. Local 2067.1


POSITION STATUS:  Temporary Full-Time



RATE OF PAY:         $27.12 to $33.57 per hour



  • Reporting to the Manager, Public Service, this position will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Adult Literacy Program, including Deaf Literacy, for the Windsor Public Library and ensuring compliance with the Service Delivery Agreement set out by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
  • Will plan, organize, coordinate and promote programs, projects and activities designed to improve level one and two literacy for adults in the community; 
  • Recruit, interview, select and train volunteer tutors; interview and assess learners and assign to appropriate tutor or classroom instructor; train, direct and participate in the evaluation of Literacy staff.
  • Select material for the Adult Literacy Program; evaluates and reports on the effectiveness of the Adult Literacy Program;
  • Responsible to monitor developments in the Adult Literacy field;
  • Will work in conjunction with the Tri-County Literacy Network to plan literacy services in Windsor-Essex County.
  • Research and secure external funding for the program.
  • Creates business plans, reports and follow all Ministry related guidelines as set-out in the Service Delivery Agreement (Ontario Transfer Payment Agreement); liaises with community literacy agencies, including Windsor Volunteers, e.g. host Board Meetings and request external funds when needed; monitors and expend funding for both programs, which includes program resources, marketing material, electronics and staff professional development.
  • Works in conjunction with the Deaf Literacy Initiative and the Canadian Hearing Services to coordinate program delivery of Deaf Literacy.
  • Participates in outreach events to promote the program and/or recruit volunteers.
  • Will perform Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program. 
  • Will perform other related duties as required.


  • Must have a 4 year University Degree in Social Work or Education; or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency;
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of related experience.
  • Must hold and maintain a current valid and lawful driver’s licence in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act and have use of a personal vehicle.  Must also provide a driver’s abstract as a condition of employment.
  • Must have excellent public service and customer relations skills;
  • Must demonstrate interpersonal, problem resolution, communication, motivational and organizational skills;
  • Must respond willingly to flexibility in assignment and changing tasks in a team environment;
  • A Physical Demands analysis will be completed with the incumbent after approximately six months of occupying the position.


  • Only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged
  • We offer a smoke-free office environment
  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 25 as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.
  • The Corporation of the City of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Windsor will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City of Windsor Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.