Read Charlotte is a community initiative that unites families, educators and community partners to improve children’s literacy from birth to third grade. Housed under the Foundation For The Carolinas, Read Charlotte coordinates and aligns people, resources and data to support proven practices and programs to reach our goal of doubling the percentage of third grade students reading at grade level in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) from 39% in 2015 to 80% by 2025. Read Charlotte is a member of the Campaign for Grade Level Reading.

Read Charlotte is hiring a Community Impact Manager to lead systems change, build collaborative partnerships, and scale what works to transform children’s literacy in Mecklenburg County by 2025. A member of a dynamic seven-person team, the Community Impact Manager will work closely with team members leading research, data, project management and communications functions. This position will align and develop foundational approaches across the Read Charlotte team that builds the capacity of people and organizations across Charlotte-Mecklenburg to co-create, implement and sustain systems change.

Read Charlotte offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with anticipated duties and responsibilities, including comprehensive health benefits. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Munro Richardson, executive director of Read Charlotte, at Click here for more information about this position and details about how to apply. This position will be open until 5 pm on March 31, 2017.