boston planning & development agency

PROGRAM MANAGER - EARLY LITERACY READBOSTON

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1257
Category
ReadBoston
Grade Level
J
# of Hours
35
Salary Range
$52,800 - $66,000

Summary

boston planning & development agency

 

TITLE:            PROGRAM MANAGER - EARLY LITERACY

 

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  READBOSTON/OWD

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Under the direction of the Assistant Deputy Director, Community Engagement, coordinate programs, campaigns, and activities on behalf of ReadBoston. Manage Boston Public Schools and Storymobile programming. Promote early literacy best practice with Boston Public Schools and community partners. Represent ReadBoston at community meeting and events.

 

 

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Manage ReadBoston’s school-based literacy programming, including Read to Achieve, in Boston Public Schools. Serve as ReadBoston liaison to Boston Public Schools principals and teachers.
  • Develop and implement special literacy campaigns, such as guest readers, StoryWalks, and contests. Establish and maintain effective relationships with community-based organizations offering literacy support services to students.
  • Manage ReadBoston’s summer Storymobile program, including staff scheduling, book purchasing, and implementation of daily programming. Maintain accurate records of program attendance and book distributions.
  • Manage presence and produce content for social networking sites, email marketing and other online projects.
  • Perform other related duties as required. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Work requires completion of Bachelor's Degree, Masters preferred and a minimum of 5 years of experience in nonprofit programming, community relations and institutional advancement.  Must have experience managing programs in a non-profit environment. Excellent communication skills, community relations experience and the ability to organize and manage events are required.  Computer proficiency with database management experience is required.  Multilingual skill are preferred.  Must be able to work independently and adapt to changing priorities in a highly flexible work environment.  Must be willing to work weekends and nights.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Normal office environment; local travel.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must be able to lift boxes of books and sound equipment. 

 

SCOPE:

Provide direction to staff, volunteers and community partners.

 

**BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**

 

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