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Programs Director

The Chicago Poetry Center seeks a highly organized, self-starting Program Administrator  with experience in and a passion for poetry, education, and program administration. This person is a skilled communicator (across ages and all levels of learners) with demonstrated experience in teaching and administration/organizational roles, and willing to travel across the city to reach all of our classrooms and schools. During required remote times, the Program Administrator must be willing and able to administrate over zoom, phone, and other internet applications. CPC’s programs are growing quickly, and we’re looking for someone to grow with this role. In its first year this position will be part time, and the programs manager is encouraged to teach in the program while administrating. After a year of continued growth, CPC expects this position to become full time. 

Reports to: Executive Director

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To apply, please submit your letter of interest, resume, and list of four  professional references to with subject line: Programs Manager Application: [your name] Your letter of interest should further elaborate on your resume or offer further information on why you are interested in and a strong candidate for this position. We encourage you to share volunteerism and unpaid efforts that are relevant to this work, in your application.

About Chicago Poetry Center

The Chicago Poetry Center’s mission is  to connect people with poetry, equitably engage poets with communities, and foster creativity and literacy in schools. We do this work through education programming across Chicago, public poetry events, and special projects and online resources.