Bilingual Assessor and Training Specialist-CoC

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Staff (Full-Time)


Who We Are:


National Louis is a 135+ year old university that has been grounded in the values of innovation, access, excellence, and equity from its inception. As an institution, we believe in providing access to educational opportunity and that education is our greatest lever for social and economic mobility. We are a student-focused community that is committed to continuous improvement and superior student service.  We believe that through education we are able to empower change and build healthy communities. Our hard-working community is based on collaboration and respect for all team members and students.


What We Offer:


At National Louis University, we offer our employees an innovative environment to work together and inspire the ideas that will make an impact. As our external environment changes, our employees are provided the opportunities and tools needed to grow both personally and professionally to remain successful. NLU employees and dependents are offered a wide range of benefits, including but not limited to, Health Insurance benefits, Retirement benefits, Paid Time Off and Educational Benefits.


Job Summary

Responsible for providing assessment for Chicago Public Schools early childhood programs, conduct inter-reliability assessments, and write accurate reports.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides evaluation of City of Chicago early childhood programs.
  • Prepares and submits evaluation reports according to the required time frame and criteria.
  • Participates in inter-rater reliability training for all required evaluation tools and maintains required level of reliability.
  • Attends all assessment team, supervision, and all-staff meetings.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required. Master's Degree strongly preferred in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Bilingual in Spanish language strongly preferred. Up to 100% of assessments may require Spanish language of instruction classroom observation and combined Spanish-English report writing.
  • Three to five (3-5) years teaching or administrative experience in the field of early childhood education.
  • One to three (1-3) years high level of reliability on observation tools.
  • One-three (1-3) years prior experience in early childhood assessment field.
  • Willingness to travel within Chicago, and to Wheeling as needed.
  • Willingness to attend ongoing training to obtain and retain in assessment tools.


Dependability: Makes and fulfills commitments. Has established a pattern of working independently, meeting reasonable deadlines, and accepting responsibility for his or her actions. Willingly makes promises and fully intends to keep them. Arrives at work on time and ready to contribute. Shows up for meetings well-prepared.


Flexibility: Adjusts quickly and effectively to changing conditions and demands. Discusses change as a necessary and inevitable aspect of organizational life as well as an opportunity to learn new things. Has a similar view and approach to potentially stressful situations. Invests personal energy toward accepting and adapting to change that others use toward resisting or resenting it.


Writing Skills: Produces clear and complete written reports that meet the needs of the customer. Written reports use words and tone that are appropriate for the intended audience and are produced and distributed in a timely manner.


Time Management: Prioritizes tasks and manages time to ensure that deadlines are met. Plans his or her time and sticks to those plans. Prevents or manages interruptions until the highest priority tasks are accomplished.


Detail Orientation/Quality Focus: Has established a track record of producing work that is highly accurate, demonstrates attention to detail and reflects well on the organization.  Is personally commented to high quality work and encourages others to have similar standards.



NLU Inclusion Statement:


National Louis University is deeply committed to serving its community, advancing access and equity, and ensuring that all individuals are welcomed and valued.  We are dedicated to fostering a culture where diversity, equity, and inclusion remain at the core of who we are. These are more than just words to us: they are truly a way of life for the NLU community. We recognize that differences in abilities, age, ethnicity, gender (identity and expression), race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and background bring richness to our work environment. We affirm diverse perspectives, innovative contributions, and authentic presentations of self from every member within the NLU community. We believe inclusion is grounded in the actions we intentionally take each day. Our goal is to inspire and empower NLU employees and community members to cultivate an environment where we collectively focus on uplifting and advancing our institutional culture.


Special Instructions

Please Include the following along with your application:
- Resume (Required)
- Cover Letter (Optional)
NLU Employees please also submit an Internal Posting Form


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