Job Posting

Community Outreach Federal Work Study Assistant – Columbus Literacy Council ESOL Classroom Assistant

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Federal Work Study


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is seeking students with Federal Work Study eligibility to participate in our Community Outreach program by providing support to the Columbus Literacy Council in the role of ESOL Classroom Assistant.

The Classroom Assistant helps non-native English speakers gain the language skills they need to succeed by supporting the lead teacher in providing quality English language instruction and assisting with lesson preparation by getting materials ready and setting up equipment. The Assistant also facilitates learning activities in small groups and assists with other various administrative tasks, such as grading assignments and tracking attendance. These individuals are vital to helping adult students gain English skills and learn about the American culture.

Applicants should demonstrate a compassionate and positive attitude. This position requires individuals to possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as literacy skills. Individuals should be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds and be able to manage challenging behaviors.

Applicants must be current Franklin University students with Federal Work Study eligibility as part of their financial aid award package.

Classroom Assistance will assist in CLC classes held at Columbus Metropolitan Library branches. Assistants are needed for the following classes:

  • Dublin Branch – Tuesday & Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Hilltop Branch – Monday & Wednesday 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Karl Road Branch – Tuesday & Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Linden Branch – Tuesday & Thursday 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • New Albany Branch – Tuesday & Thursday 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Whetstone Branch – Monday & Wednesday 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.