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Read To Succeed, Inc.

Youth & Family Literacy Coordinator

Read To Succeed, Inc.


Job Summary

This position is in Murfreesboro, TNRead To Succeed is looking for a part-time Youth & Family Literacy Coordinator to work in a small yet fast-paced office environment. This position is responsible overseeing all aspects of the program. Planning literacy programs with individual school partners, oversee all book orders, coordinate book deliveries and write grants for funding. 

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

Job Description: Read To Succeed (RTS)

Youth & Family Literacy Coordinator

(20-25 hours/week)

Reports to: Executive Director

Duties Include:

  • 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 Univeristy, Trevecca University,  Murfreesboro City Schools, Rutherford County Schools, CDI Head Start and others as needed to plan literacy events which 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, RuCo Reading Invasion.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with all collaborators: university partners, food vendors, book distributers, 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. Working with the Media & Events Coordinator.
  • 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) as well as 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 (preferred, but not required); Excel, Word, DropBox, etc.

Additional Information


Salary commensurate with experience and working hours will be set at 20-25 weekly.

How to Apply

To apply, send an email with resume and cover letter to

No phone calls please.


  • Date Posted: October 13, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Education
  • Start Date: 10/19/2020
  • Salary Range: $19,500
  • Working Hours: M-Th. 20-25 hours between 8am and 4pm