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The Reading League, Inc. (TRL) is a nonprofit organization created with a mission to advance the awareness, understanding, and use of evidence-aligned reading instruction — it’s also a great place to work.

The Reading League is growing! Have a look at our current opportunities. Questions? Email us at jobs@thereadingleague.org

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) The Reading League Chapter Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining a network of Reading League chapters throughout the country, including recruiting, onboarding, and supporting chapters as they represent and carry out the mission of The Reading League (TRL) within their states or regions.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with existing chapter personnel, including regular check-ins, responding to emails and phone calls, and communicating pertinent information on a timely basis
  • Nurture the formation of new chapters, including responding to requests, guiding through the establishment process, connecting potential chapter personnel, and onboarding to a successful launch
  • Deliver key presentations for chapter awareness meetings and other meetings as required
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of all incorporation paperwork, communication, and financial records
  • Develop and enforce clear guidelines, protocols, policies, and procedures as warranted
  • Establish chapter personnel in Google Workspace, including set up and maintaining TRL emails and shared drives
  • With the Director of Digital Marketing and Website Design, support the chapters in setting up and maintain chapter websites
  • Monitor chapter social media and events to ensure consistent messaging, branding, and content
  • Host monthly Chapter Leadership virtual meetings
  • Plan and host annual Chapter Leadership in-person meeting (in conjunction with TRL’s annual conference)
  • Create programs and training to strengthen overall knowledge on a range of topics including governance, finance, marketing, and the science of reading
  • Solicit and recruit leaders and members in non-chapter states, with of goal of having TRL chapters in every state
  • Attend conferences and trade shows to promote membership and chapter formation
  • Work with attorneys and TRL staff as needed to support TRL chapters
  • With TRL staff conduct chapter audits

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in education preferred
  • One to five years’ experience in project management preferred
  • Strong content knowledge in literacy; specifically evidenced-based practices within the science of reading
  • Successful track record in management and leadership, working as part of a team specifically focused on growth and expansion
  • Experience in developing key relationships and managing communication
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong, cohesive teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across organizational functions
  • Thorough knowledge of Zoom, WebEx, or other web-based presentation and collaboration platform
  • Budget management experience preferred
  • Experience in website development and management preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Google Workspace
  • Demonstrated mature judgment

Job Location: Remote

This position description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. This is a remote position with some travel to the home office and to trade shows.

The Reading League is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position is open until filled.

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to:

Hiring Manager
The Reading League, Inc.
103 Wyoming Street, Second Floor
Syracuse, NY 13204

Email: jobs@thereadingleague.org

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), the Executive Assistant is responsible for managing the schedule and communication of the CEO and CSO and providing administrative support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 Provide administrative assistance such as writing and sending correspondence and emails, and preparing communications for the CEO and CSO

  • Manage the CEO and CSO’s calendars including internal and external appointments and prioritizing sensitive matters
  • Organize meetings, both in-person and virtual, including scheduling, sending reminders, and organizing catering, if necessary
  • Prioritize emails and calls, gather documents to prepare for meetings, and coordinate travel arrangements, if necessary
  • Provide support to the CEO in relation to the Board of Directors as needed (e.g., it may be necessary to attend meetings with the CEO at times)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • One to three years of experience preferred
  • Precise command of grammar, punctuation, spelling and the correct use of the English language is required
  • Flexibility to deal with interruptions and changing priorities and deadlines
  • Strong management skills including attention to detail and commitment to excellence
  • Excellent organizational skills required
  • Excellent time management and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace
  • Knowledge of Zoom, WebEx, and other web-based presentation and collaboration platforms
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with donors, vendors, sponsors, board members, and community partners.
  • Some nights and weekends may be required during TRL events and board/committee meetings

Job Location: Syracuse, NY

This position description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Work is performed in a typical office environment with little or no exposure to extreme weather conditions.

The Reading League is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position is open until filled.

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to:

Hiring Manager
The Reading League, Inc.
103 Wyoming Street, Second Floor
Syracuse, NY 13204

Email: jobs@thereadingleague.org

Apply Today

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Vice President – Finance & Administration, the Warehouse Distribution Associate is responsible for all aspects of warehouse distribution functions related to the sale of our TRL merchandise and educational materials. This is currently a part-time position, 2 days a week.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to analyze existing shipping and receiving systems, evaluate and recommend new processes and programs to improve distribution methods
  • Work with leadership to establish and modify departmental operational methods and procedures
  • Manage shipping and receiving, including day to day planning and management duties
  • Oversee the incoming and outgoing shipping activities ensuring accuracy and completeness, meeting customer requirements on packaging & quality
  • Review shipping notices to determine priorities and methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules
  • Keep inventory of all merchandise entering and exiting the facility
  • Update online software with inventory counts and new merchandise
  • Conduct annual inventory
  • Maintain inventory quantities and determine reorder points based on usage and estimated shipping time
  • Process incoming inventory, including unloading and shelving of inventory and performing routine inventory maintenance functions
  • Handling of orders and returns from customers including checking, verifying, and filling
  • Keep a clean and safe environment and optimize space
  • Follow all safety protocols

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior warehouse experience preferred
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Knowledge of modern warehousing practices & methods
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills that include planning, record keeping and task facilitation
  • Dynamic and charismatic team player
  • Ability to envision and convey The Reading League’s mission and embrace our values
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite or Google Workspace programs
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to an ever-changing environment
  • Independent and self-starter

Job Location: Syracuse, NY

Some travel may be required. Other job duties as required. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. May be required to stand for a period of up to 8 hours. Work is performed in a typical warehouse environment.

The Reading League is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position is open until filled.

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to:

Hiring Manager
The Reading League, Inc.
103 Wyoming Street, Second Floor
Syracuse, NY 13204

Email: jobs@thereadingleague.org

Apply Today

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