You must submit Application Supplement No. 2009-034-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2009-034

ISSUED   APRIL 22, 2009
REVISED  DECEMBER 18, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examinations

 

for

 

ADULT BASIC AND LITERACY EDUCATION ADVISORS

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Titles

Job

Codes

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Adult Basic and Literacy Education Advisor 1

21381

ST08

2.

Adult Basic and Literacy Education Advisor 2

21391

ST09

 

When completing your application, please make sure you apply for all job titles for which you want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY MAY 17, 2014, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. ß7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will provide advisory services to promote, improve and implement adult basic education/literacy and family literacy programs through schools, private or public educational entities, libraries, businesses, and other service providers.  You will evaluate state and federal grant proposals for adult basic education/literacy programs, family literacy programs and special projects; monitor and conduct evaluations for such programs; and develop, organize and conduct conferences and workshops.

 

Adult Basic and Literacy Education Advisors 2 serve as lead workers and may be responsible for statewide programs that require developing and recommending program guidelines and policies.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.  Considerable overnight travel may be required.

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Minimum Requirements

Adult Basic and Literacy Education Advisor 1 - Four years of professional experience in the field of adult basic or literacy education, including one year in an administrative capacity, and a bachelorís degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training which includes one year of administrative experience in adult basic or literacy education.

 

Adult Basic and Literacy Education Advisor 2 - One year as an Adult Basic and Literacy Education Advisor 1; OR five years of professional experience in adult basic or literacy education, including two years in an administrative capacity, and a bachelorís degree; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training which includes two years of administrative experience in adult basic or literacy education.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Adult Basic and Literacy Education Advisor are employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  All positions are located in Harrisburg, Dauphin County.  Typically 1-2 hires are made annually.

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Human Resources, 333 Market St. Ė 11th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333; Telephone:  (717) 787-4431; E-mailaszwajkows@pa.gov; Internetwww.education.state.pa.us.

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your "Notice of Examination Results."  A new application and application supplement are required for a retest.

 

If your name is on an eligible list for these this job titles and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2009-034-1 on the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2009-034-1 and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St.,

 

P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice)

 

(717) 783-3058, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219;

 

Telephone (Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone

 

(Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES"

 

section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."