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Join Literacy Trust

Literacy Trust offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.

Literacy Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits
Full-time staff receive:
Health insurance covered in full
Vision and dental insurance
Options to match 401k contributions
Cell phone reimbursements
Monthly transportation stipends (programmatic staff only)

 

Open Position — Director of Development

The Director of Development's primary responsibility is to develop new revenue sources (individual, corporate, and foundation) with long-term sustainability. The Director of Development will work closely with the Executive Director to expand and oversee all donor relationships in order to diversify funding streams. Specifically, the Director of Development will build and manage a portfolio of individual donors, identify and pursue grant opportunities, leverage the Board, and lead the development and execution of strategic special events.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
At least five years of experience in nonprofit fundraising
Experience building/executing fundraising strategies
Experience cultivating gifts from a variety of sources
Effective Interpersonal, verbal, and written skills
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status

Open Position — Reading Rescue Program Manager

The Reading Rescue Program Manager's primary role is to train, mentor, develop, and mobilize a team of school-based staff (e.g., classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and paraprofessionals) to deliver high-quality, effective one-on-one instruction to low performing students. This individual is responsible for managing all aspects of program-quality, delivery and implementation in up to twenty schools. The Program Manager is an inspiring team leader, is savvy at the art of managing people and projects, is goal-oriented and is excited by both strategic and on-the-ground work.

Qualifications
Masters Degree in education or a related field
At least 5 years experience as a teacher
Willingness to travel to all five boroughs
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status
Available to work early mornings
Fluent in Spanish, preferred

Open Position — Manager of Professional Learning

The Manager of Professional Learning's primary role is to train, mentor, develop, and mobilize a team of school-based staff (e.g., classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and paraprofessionals) to deliver high-quality, effective one-on-one instruction to low performing students. This individual is responsible for facilitating large-group workshops and ensuring the current all professional development offerings are updated, aligned with the Common Core, and differentiated to meet the needs of the target audience. The Manager of Professional Learning is a creative and self-directed individual.

Qualifications
Masters Degree in education or a related field
At least 5 years experience as a teacher
Willingness to travel to all five boroughs
US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status
Available to work early mornings
Fluent in Spanish, preferred