Job opportunity: Teach For America operations coordinators
In the summer of 2015, the new Teach For America corps members will come together across seventeen different sites for an intensive five to seven week training program called institute. During this time, corps members prepare for their two-year commitment to teach in low-income communities and expand educational opportunities for students across the country.
Teach For America is currently seeking operations coordinators to support these summer institutes. Operations coordinators play an integral role in the daily operations of the teacher-training program by assisting with general institute support and performing the clerical, administrative, logistical, and manual tasks needed to keep the institute running smoothly. Candidates with interest or experience with data, technology, or marketing are highly sought after.
Operations managers will
- Implement and maintain staffing operational systems at the host university site
- Work with a direct manager to coordinate special projects for the institute community
- Develop excellent organizational and time management systems
- Receive an hourly wage, room and board, and reimbursement for a portion of travel expenses
For a complete job description and application instructions, go to teachforamerica.org/operations-coordinator. The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 18, 2015.
An Operations Manager’s Story
What motivated you to join institute staff?
What about the operations coordinator role helped you reach your long-term goals?