Summary of Job Description
Job Number: 20160699
Job Title: Interim Program Director, DC Reads Program - Community and Public Service
Department: Community and Public Service
Date Posted: 04 AUG 2016
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Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Interim Program Director, DC Reads Program – Community and Public Service
(this is a full-time, term position through December 2016)
The Program Director, DC Reads Program is a term, full-time position responsible for overseeing, coordinating, and supervising the DC Reads Program. DC Reads provides effective literacy-based tutoring for elementary school-aged youth. Coordination of the DC Reads Program requires maintaining existing strong school site relationships and community partnerships; supervising 20 student leaders who coordinate program sites; recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision of 180 student volunteers who provide literacy tutoring and mentorship in 7 DC Reads sites – DC Public Schools, community centers, and other community partners; curriculum development; and program assessment. Duties include but are not limited to:
Program planning, risk management, and data and budget management.
Supervises the STEM Afterschool Program Coordinator and oversees the STEM Afterschool program.
Collecting, reviewing, analyzing and reporting on research and issues in education. This work has both a national and local focus and is used to guide and support CSJ’s work in education, particularly to engage the wider Georgetown campus on educational issues.
Participates as a member of the Center for Social Justice team and acts as a representative of CSJ in university-wide activities, such as cross-departmental committees, position searches and student organization activities.
Bachelor’s degree, Education, Social Work or related field. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum of three years in community-based education programming. Prefer experience working with college students and volunteers, familiarity with university culture, and working in diverse communities
Ability to work some weekends and evenings, driver’s license, van certification (provided as on-the-job training).
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.