Chief Operating Officer


The Chief Operating Officer will play a key role at Reading Allowed in helping shape and deliver on the strategic plan of the organization. This role works closely with the Executive Director to determine strategies to best fulfill the organization’s mission.

Core Responsibilities

The Chief Operating Officer will:

  • Participate in the strategic planning process at Reading Allowed;
  • Implement, with the support of the Board and Executive Director, the strategic plans, based on all available data;
  • Oversee all operations daily and report directly to the Executive Director, ensuring that all business operations are smooth and efficient;
  • Identify opportunities for new Reading Allowed programs, identify sources for funding and implement new programs;
  • Provide oversight for Reading Allowed’s budget, development and external relations activities;
  • Participate in identifying and cultivating corporate, individual and foundation sponsors;
  • Cultivate relationships with local media; provide oversight for Reading Allowed’’s presence in the social media;
  • Work collaboratively with the Board, to ensure that Board goals filter into day-to-day management;
  • Inform the Board regularly of internal organization matters, including relevant staffing, funding and program success and priorities; and
  • Serve as a public representative of Reading Allowed, in the absence of the Executive Director keeping Reading Allowed current and an active participant in regional and community events;
  • Provide individual and small group tutoring, screen and assess students and analyze data. Communicate with client personnel and families;

Key Credentials and Personal Qualities

  • 3 to 5 years successful leadership experience at a social impact organization or educational organization
  • Commitment to results; “can-do” mindset with emphasis on accountability
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Sense of humor, integrity, impeccable work ethic

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