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Read To Succeed, Inc.

Youth & Family Literacy Coordinator

Read To Succeed, Inc.


Job Summary

Read To Succeed is looking for an experienced part-time Youth & Family Literacy Coordinator. This position is responsible for maintaining and growing our literacy programs with the schools and community in Rutherford County.
Salary commensurate with experience.

About Us
Read To Succeed improves lives in Rutherford County by offering free literacy programs and events for adults and children. Read To Succeed supports this mission by fostering literacy partnerships between providers, educators, community helpers, and business owners, creating events and programming to promote literacy, and providing resources such as the Literacy Center and our website.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate Family Literacy events, including but not limited to Imagination Stations, Family Literacy Nights, and Adolescent Literacy Book Clubs.
  • Collaborate with Middle Tennessee State University, Lipscomb University, Trevecca University,  Murfreesboro City Schools, Rutherford County Schools, Mid-Cumberland Head Start, and others as needed to plan literacy events that take place in the schools.
  • Assist in the creation and planning of community events promoting literacy. Some of these have been: Reading In The Schools Day, Reading Rally, One Book, UnPlug & Read!, Volunteer Luncheon, Essay Contests, Literacy Day, Read To Bee, and RuCo Reading Invasion.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with all collaborators: university partners, food vendors, book distributors, literacy partners, etc.
  • Process, organize, and distribute books received through purchases and community donations.
  • Participate in fundraising and solicitation of in-kind donations for events.
  • Produce press releases, flyers, and other promotional materials as needed for family literacy events. Provide pictures for social sites while at events and work with the Media & Events Coordinator to provide the information/pictures.
  • Maintain data, and reports, such as grant reports (interim, final, as required), monthly reports for the ED to present to the Board of Directors, RTS fiscal quarterly reports, and annual reports.
  • Attend council meetings and Board of Directors (per request from ED) to report on Family Literacy Events.
  • Assist in locating and securing funding sources to support the program (i.e. grants) and assisting in funding presentations and follow-up reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Passion for literacy and the community.
  • Able to work independently with flexible hours.
  • Provide own transportation and vehicle.
  • Computer Skills; Excel, Word, DropBox, etc.

Additional Information


One week vacation after one year. Two weeks after 2 years.  

How to Apply

To apply, send an email with a resume and cover letter to joleneradnoti@readtosucceed.org.

No phone calls, please.


  • Date Posted: April 11, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 05/06/2024
  • Working Hours: M-TH