Monday, 27 January 2014

School Library Program Associate Jobs at Room to Read

Job Title: Program Associate, School Library

Employer: Room to Read

Duty Station:  Tanzania

Application Deadline: 31st January 2014

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Participate and facilitate the establishment of libraries in target schools.
  • Prepare and participate in planning, implementation monitoring and support all program sites
  • Liaise with school heads/government officials during surveying and implementation of the program
  • Administer Needs Assessment.
  • Organize logistics for GINKI and other purchased RR materials
  • Keep an inventory of all RR materials
  • Conduct monitoring and support visits to all RR
  • Complete site visit reports
  • Organize logistic for school and community meetings
  • Attend and effectively all program meetings
  • Enter data collected into the GSD accurately and on time.
  • Represent Room to Read in all Forums and advocate for the importance of reading
  • Create opportunities for communities to get involved in Room to Read activities
  • Participate in all other activities, which may be required to be undertaken to meet the strategic objectives of the organization
  • Gather feedback and ensure that schools and communities deliver on their portion of the challenge grant and all terms of agreement with Room to Read
  • Take photos, Update the GSD, Monitor the RR, Prepare monthly reports, Deliver RR Resources to Project sites and Collaborate with DEBs offices

  • Degree holder or advanced diploma in education or Librarianship respectively.
  • Prior experience working with children or youth and/or working in rural areas
  • Prior experience working with schools, teachers, administrators and government
  • Knowledge on reading activities and library management and administration
  • Knowledge on mentoring and couching
  • Good written and spoken English
  • To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming non-profit organization
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker; you’re not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment

The salary range for this position will be determined based upon the experience of the candidate hired. Health and retirement benefits are also provided. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through gender equality and education.

 How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter by email (no calls, faxes, or drop-ins) to with Reading Room Program Associate in the subject line. Due to the anticipated high volume of applicant response, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted