Employment Opportunities

Would you like to be part of a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of people through literacy achievement across America? Our company is committed to “Literacy for All” and we have the track record to prove that we DO make a difference!  Pair that dedication with the fact that we have an impressive, friendly, and committed staff, along with a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to work on a beautiful campus, and work life couldn’t get much better.  Take a moment to view our employment opportunities and learn more about Wilson.

Opportunities at Wilson

  • Director of Human Resources

    • Location

      Oxford, MA

    • Description

      The Director of Human Resources acts as a business partner to the executive leadership team and department managers, providing coaching, counseling, and support as needed on HR matters, and reports to the Vice President and General Counsel. This position leads the Human Resources function, which encompasses the following areas: recruiting, employee training and development, compensation, payroll, benefits, employee relations, performance management, and health and wellness initiatives.

    • Job Functions

      • Ensures the Talent Quest (TQ) methodology for recruiting/sourcing new employees and promoting current employees is managed with fidelity to the process. Works with managers on TQ documentation to ensure clarity and compliance. Ensures appropriate applicant tracking is in place. Recommends revisions to the process when appropriate. Endeavors to identify Affirmative Action candidates.
      • Ensures that pay practices reflect WLT practice; provides guidance to Leadership and Managers regarding internal equity.
      • Works with external compensation analyst to obtain independent market data for compensation.
      • Manages the various state clearance checks for Literacy Specialists who are assigned work in specific states.
      • Oversees administration of functions mentioned in the above Summary.
      • Actively supports and helps to identify development of skills and knowledge base of all employees. Works with appropriate training providers to arrange for training. This may include developing and conducting periodic internal training for the employee base as needed.
      • Manages the performance review process and the salary increase process. Provides guidance to managers when necessary.
      • Provides guidance to managers and employees in various employee relations situations, specifically those involving disciplinary action.
      • As needed, provides guidance on organizational structure.
      • Conducts Exit Interviews and reports information to Leadership; provides appropriate documentation to exiting employees.
      • Responds to inquiries regarding Human Resources policies and procedures.
      • Works closely with General Counsel to ensure compliance of HR-related functions and protect company from legal liability.
      • Ensures that the Human Resources function remains compliant with HIPAA and Mass Data Security regulations and that all sensitive information is kept in a secure manner.
      • Prepares the quarterly Affirmative Action plan; seeks ways to identify qualified minority candidates; prepares and submits  annual EEO-1 report. Periodically provides data on employee base to help meet contractual requirements.
      • Responsible for maintaining and updating employee manual; ensures all policies are properly documented and communicated to all employees.
      • Works with management to develop policies as warranted.
      • Mentors HR staff to encourage continued professional and personal growth, with a focus on team support.
      • Understands and displays WLT’s values.
      • Other duties as assigned.
    • Minimum Requirements

      • Demonstrated strong expertise in recruitment, employee relations, and benefits administration.
      • Solid understanding of compensation.
      • Demonstrated use of excellent judgment, communication, and teambuilding skills.
      • Able to build strong, effective relationships across the company.
      • Demonstrated ability to competently manage a small HR staff by encouraging growth and personal development.
      • Competent in the use of ADP Workforce Now.
      • Familiarity with organizational design.
      • Able to write clearly and concisely.
      • Able to work well in group problem-solving situations.
    • Education

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent experience.
      • MBA preferred.
    • Experience

      • 10+ years of Human Resources Management experience, preferably in a medium sized and growing environment.
      • Background in the education industry is a plus.
    • Wilson Language Training is an Equal Opportunity, Drug-Free Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace. M/W/D/V
    • ADP Online Privacy Statement

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      ADP is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. We receive personal information from our clients about their current, prospective and former employees as well as employee dependents and family members, as needed to provide benefits. This notice explains our practices with regard to all of the personal information we receive from our Employer Services clients as a data processor.

      ADP will collect and process your personal information only as instructed or permitted by our client (the employer) or you. ADP will at all times maintain reasonable and appropriate security controls to protect your information.

      ADP will disclose all of your personal information to the employer and to other entities when instructed by the employer. We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates and data processors as needed to provide the services that you and the employer have requested. These entities are all contractually bound to limit use of your personal information as needed to perform the services. We will also always disclose Personal Information when required to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, including to law enforcement agencies and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate.

      If you are based outside of the United States, your personal information may be transferred to ADP affiliates and data processers in the United States and elsewhere in the world. ADP will always protect the privacy and security of your personal information, regardless of where it is processed. Personal information transfers from the European Economic Area and other countries with data transfer restrictions will be authorized by approved model contracts, an EU-US Safe Harbor certification, or other appropriate means.

      If you have questions about your privacy rights, please contact your employer’s human resources department. If you believe that ADP has not handled your personal information properly, you may also contact ADP’s Privacy Office at Privacy@ADP.com.

      Visit http://www.adp.com/privacy.aspx for further information

  • Literacy Specialist I

    • Location

      Home Office

    • Description

      The Literacy Specialist I is a member of the Literacy Team and conducts Wilson professional development programs for school districts/individual participants around the country. Professional development is provided live online via the web using distance learning technology, or in person at the client site or public venue. The Literacy Specialist I provides training, consultation and support to Wilson clients in a variety of settings including on-site training and consultation, live webcasts, telephone, and email. Travel and office hours required each week. Based out of employee’s own home office.

    • Minimum Requirements

      • WRS Level II certification or WRS Level I certification and Presenter credential (Fundations or Just Words Presenter qualifies)
      • Experience with Fundations and Just Words preferred
      • Willing to become credentialed to conduct all Wilson workshops
      • Being a “natural” with multisensory language teaching
      • Ability to coach and mentor educational professionals
      • Strong presentation skills
      • Able to handle multiple assignments and projects
      • Ability to work individually and as a team member
      • Ability to travel on a weekly basis – approximately 70%
      • Understands a broad scope of literacy issues
    • Education

      • Masters degree in Education or related field
      • Concentration on Reading a plus
    • Experience

      • Substantial background and experience in education
      • Experience instructing, guiding, and mentoring educational professionals
      • Experience working with school administrators a plus
    • Wilson Language Training is an Equal Opportunity, Drug-Free Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace. M/W/D/V
    • ADP Online Privacy Statement

      (Click to view)

      ADP is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. We receive personal information from our clients about their current, prospective and former employees as well as employee dependents and family members, as needed to provide benefits. This notice explains our practices with regard to all of the personal information we receive from our Employer Services clients as a data processor.

      ADP will collect and process your personal information only as instructed or permitted by our client (the employer) or you. ADP will at all times maintain reasonable and appropriate security controls to protect your information.

      ADP will disclose all of your personal information to the employer and to other entities when instructed by the employer. We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates and data processors as needed to provide the services that you and the employer have requested. These entities are all contractually bound to limit use of your personal information as needed to perform the services. We will also always disclose Personal Information when required to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, including to law enforcement agencies and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate.

      If you are based outside of the United States, your personal information may be transferred to ADP affiliates and data processers in the United States and elsewhere in the world. ADP will always protect the privacy and security of your personal information, regardless of where it is processed. Personal information transfers from the European Economic Area and other countries with data transfer restrictions will be authorized by approved model contracts, an EU-US Safe Harbor certification, or other appropriate means.

      If you have questions about your privacy rights, please contact your employer’s human resources department. If you believe that ADP has not handled your personal information properly, you may also contact ADP’s Privacy Office at Privacy@ADP.com.

      Visit http://www.adp.com/privacy.aspx for further information

The above job descriptions are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; they are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for each position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The above job descriptions in no way state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform the job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.