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May 2001

The "What's New!" page is intended to spotlight current news, events, publications, projects, and any other items that concern literacy and the Region IV Hub. Check out past issues under What's New Archives.

Northwest LINCS Site Launched!

Northwest LINCSThe newest Regional Technology Center, Northwest LINCS, has just been launched. Consisting of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Utah, which were formerly part of the Western/Pacific region, Northwest LINCS will now be coordinating Web sites for its partners and affiliates. Congratulations to Linda Eckert and the Northwest Regional Literacy Resource Center, who are heading up the new region. To take a look at the new Northwest LINCS site, click here.

Position Announcement: Arkansas Adult Learning Resource Center Director

Primary Function: To plan, develop and administer all activities performed by the Arkansas Adult Learning Resource Center (AALRC).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Submit and manage all AALRC budgets.
  • Supervise AALRC staff.
  • Serve on the Arkansas Adult Education Advisory Council.
  • Serve on other state or national committees as assigned.
  • Prepare reports as required.
  • Attend and conduct workshops, conferences, and meetings as required.
  • Provide assistance and support to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education, Adult Education Section, and the Arkansas Literacy Councils, Inc.
  • Schedule meetings and maintain interaction with the AALRC Advisory Committee.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible to the Deputy Director, Arkansas Department of Workforce Education for job performance.

Minimum requirements:

  • Graduate degree in education (Doctorate Preferred);
  • 3 years of experience in management within adult education/literacy or related field;
  • Demonstrated ability of excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to participate effectively in work-groups on national and state levels;
  • Ability to incorporate principles of lifelong learning.

Salary: Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

(Contracted on a yearly basis contingent upon funding from the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education and external grants)

Application Procedure: Submit a current resume and cover letter to: Garland Hankins, Deputy Director, Arkansas Department of Workforce Education, Adult Education Section, 409 Shall Street, Room 166, Little Rock, AR 72202-2729. Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 14, 2001; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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