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Leading Men Fellowship Program Associate

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The Literacy Lab
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Washington, DC
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Published 14 days ago

POSITION: The Literacy Lab is seeking a hard-working, organized, resourceful, full-time Program Associate to support its Leading Men Fellowship programs and operations in Washington DC (the “DC LMF Program Associate”). The LMF Program Associate ensures successful implementation of The Literacy Lab’s programs by supporting staff, coaches, Fellows, partner school sites, and programmatic operations. The LMF Program Associate also supports recruitment, social media, and other organizational operations. This position is an excellent opportunity to join an entrepreneurial, fast-moving team and a high-performing nonprofit dedicated to closing the literacy achievement gap and providing sustainable college and career opportunities to young men of color. 


ABOUT THE LITERACY LAB: The Literacy Lab is a fast-paced, Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide low-income children with individualized reading instruction to improve their literacy skills, leading to greater success in school and increased opportunities in life. We partner with school districts to add capacity in high-need schools to close the literacy achievement gap for children before third grade. 

The Literacy Lab’s Leading Men Fellowship, creates college and career opportunities for young men of color, while increasing representation in the field of education. Leading Men Fellows are young men of color who have recently graduated from high school and participate in a year-long, residency-style experience in which they provide evidence-based literacy support to pre-kindergarten students while receiving robust coaching and professional development and gaining valuable experience. 


RESPONSIBILITIES: The LMF Program Associate reports to the Leading Men Program Manager and is responsible for the following: 

  • Supporting the implementation of The Literacy Lab’s programs and ensuring that Fellows are successful and have a positive experience in the program 
  • Works with Literacy Lab staff to plan and organize the Leading Men Fellowship Ascend training institute and ongoing training for Fellows and coaches, both virtually and in person 
  • Helping to ensure that Fellows and Alumni have ample opportunities for additional service, meaningful professional development, leadership, and community building 
  • Manages projects to completion with limited supervision from Program Manager
  • Managing components of the recruitment of a diverse team of high-performing, full-time Fellows 
  • Coordinates LMF digital and social media strategy within the DC region
  • Monitors Fellow data entry for timeliness and accuracy 
  • Manages Fellow onboarding paperwork, files, timesheets, and other LMF program elements 
  • Prepares, reviews, proofreads, and adapts written documents and presentations for meetings and events 
  • Prepares meeting agendas, creates positive meeting environments, takes notes, and tracks necessary follow-up tasks from meetings and events 
  • Performs general office duties including managing information systems such as SalesForce, Paycom, Dropbox, Google Drive, receipts, and hard copy files to organize information and make it easily accessible 
  • Assists with day-to-day tasks such as mailings and deliveries, ordering supplies, arranging food for trainings/events, and other program and coaching needs for the office 
  • Conducts other duties as assigned 


QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking candidates with: 

  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail and deadlines
  • The ability to work flexibly and independently in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a can-do attitude 
  • Strong professional communication skills and the ability to connect well with others to accomplish tasks 
  • A deep commitment to closing the achievement gap 
  • Experience in education and/or with high-need communities is preferred
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 (or later) software, especially Word and Excel 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or college degree-seeking applicant, preferred 
  • Social Media experience, preferred 

WORK LOCATION: This position will be based in Washington, DC. 

TRAVEL: This position may require out-of-town travel with notice for training, staff events, and conferences. 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: The salary range for this position is $40,000 to $43,000. Benefits include a flexible work environment, employer-paid health and dental insurance, employer-paid short and long-term disability, employer-paid life insurance, a 403b retirement plan, and paid vacation. 

APPLICATION DETAILS: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information via email to jobs@theliteracylab.org (with the subject ATTN: DC LMF Program Associate).


The Literacy Lab is an equal opportunity employer. The Literacy Lab’s policy is to provide equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental disability, medication, or status as a veteran.



POSITION: The Literacy Lab is seeking a hard-working, organized, resourceful, full-time Program Associate to support its Leading Men Fellowship programs and operations in Washington DC (the “DC LMF Program Associate”). The LMF Program…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$40,000 - $43,000

Benefits

Benefits include a flexible work environment, employer-paid health and dental insurance, employer-paid short and long-term disability, employer-paid life insurance, a 403b retirement plan, and paid vacation.

Benefits include a flexible work environment, employer-paid health and dental insurance, employer-paid short and long-term disability, employer-paid life insurance, a 403b…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information via email to jobs@theliteracylab.org (with the subject ATTN: DC LMF Program Associate).

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information via email to jobs@theliteracylab.org (with the subject ATTN: DC LMF Program Associate).

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