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

  • User Experience Designer

    • Location

      Portsmouth, NH

    • Description

      This position is responsible for designing and refining the user experience for Wilson Academy and digital versions of Wilson programs.

    • Job Functions

      Essential Job Functions

      • Apply human-centered design principles to understand the needs of teachers and students that use our products.
      • Work in cross-functional, agile team to create and evolve digital components of the Wilson programs and training materials.
      • Create and refine sketches, wireframes, storyboards, user flows, mockups based in learning objectives given by Program Development and other departments.
      • Conduct research and usability testing.
      • Create graphic assets to use in the digital products
      • Understand and display WLT’s values
      • Other duties as assigned
    • Minimum Requirements

      • Knowledge of user/human-centered methodologies
      • Strong design skills
      • Knowledge of information architecture
      • Knowledge of user experience research
      • Ability to design delightful, usable experiences for mobile devices and web applications
      • Understand opportunities, constraints, and optimal use of multiple platforms (web, smartphone, tablet)

      Skills:

      • Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical subject matter experts and novices
      • Ability to think creatively and analytically
      • Highly motivated, self-starter
      • Comfortable presenting designs both formally and informally
      • Strong visual problem solver
      • Strong conceptualization skills
      • Experience with various design research methods
      • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
      • Knowledge of prototyping tools
      • Knowledge of usability, accessibility, and UI guidelines in web and mobile platforms
      • Commitment to quality and exceptional attention to detail
    • Education

      • Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Design or related field or equivalent work experience
    • Experience

      • 5+ years of professional experience as a UX Designer
      • Experience with instructional software design preferred
    • 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

  • Front-End Developer

    • Location

      Portsmouth, NH

    • Description

      This position is responsible for programming web and mobile applications for Wilson Academy and digital versions of Wilson programs.

    • Job Functions

      • Be a key player on a small, nimble (and Agile) team
      • Ensure our product continues to evolve with a solid technical foundation
      • Apply the latest technologies and best practices to solve interesting problems
      • Execute clean, robust and timely solutions
      • Communicate clearly with the dev team and non-techies
      • Keep the velocity, quality and fun factor high
      • Understand and display WLT’s values
      • Other duties as assigned
    • Minimum Requirements

      • Experience developing and working with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
      • Solid understanding of CSS architecture principles, tooling and frameworks
      • Experience with popular, modern JS frameworks/ such as KnockoutJS, AngularJS, ReactJS, transpilers, package managers, bundlers, etc.
      • Experience with mobile and responsive web application development

      Skills

      • Excellent analytic skills
      • Experience and passion for agile technical approaches such as continuous delivery and automated testing
      • Good team player able to articulate high-level concepts
      • Experience with agile/scrum methodologies
      • A solid understanding of multi-tier architectures for public facing web applications
      • Passion for learning, communicating and adopting the latest industry best practices for web application UI/UX
    • Education

      • BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience
    • Experience

      • 5+ years of software development experience
    • 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

  • 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.