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Program Associate

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The Literacy Lab
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Baltimore, MD
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Published 12 days ago

POSITION: The Literacy Lab is seeking a hard-working, organized, resourceful, full-time Program Associate to support its programs and operations in Baltimore, MD. The Program Associate ensures successful implementation of The Literacy Lab’s programs by supporting staff, coaches, full-time tutors, and partner school sites. The Program Associate also supports recruitment and other organizational operations. This position is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive and collaborative team and a high-performing nonprofit dedicated to closing the literacy opportunity gap.

ABOUT THE LITERACY LAB: The Literacy Lab is a 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Program Associate, who is based in Baltimore, is responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the implementation of The Literacy Lab’s programs and ensuring that tutors are successful and have a positive experience in the program
  • Working with Literacy Lab staff and Coaching Specialist to plan and organize ongoing training for tutors and coaches
  • Helping to ensure that tutors have ample opportunities for additional service, meaningful professional development, and leadership
  • Managing components of the recruitment of a diverse team of high-performing, full-time tutors
  • Monitoring and managing tutor data entry for timeliness and accuracy
  • Managing tutor files, timesheets, and other program elements in accordance with AmeriCorps requirements
  • 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
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to contribute meaningfully to a team
  • A deep commitment to closing the opportunity gap
  • Experience in education and/or with high-need communities is preferred
  • Good working knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office 2010 (or later) software, especially Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn or experience using computer-based systems (Salesforce, PowerBI, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred
  • Experience working with Baltimore City Public Schools, preferred

WORK LOCATION: This position will be based in the Baltimore, MD office.

TRAVEL: This position may require out-of-town travel of approximately 5-10 nights per year for trainings, staff events, and conferences.

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 programs and operations in Baltimore, MD. The Program Associate ensures successful implementation of The Literacy…

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 (employee only), 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 (employee only), employer-paid short and long-term disability, employer-paid life…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Baltimore, MD
Associated Location
Baltimore, MD, USA

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information via email to jobs@theliteracylab.org with a subject line of ATTN: MD Program Associate.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information via email to jobs@theliteracylab.org with a subject line of ATTN: MD Program Associate.

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