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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.

Program Coordinator, Communications Coordinator

In El Salvador and Chicago, ConTextos uses the power of education and personal narrative to promote healing and reflection, and to foster critical thinking and dialogue. We seek to uplift the voices and insights of people affected by trauma, to challenge assumptions, and to provoke change.

Contextos is hiring for two positions:

Program Coordinator
Our growing constellation is seeking a new star! The Program Coordinator will support the Chicago Program Team in organizing our ongoing programs, publications and events. The coordinator has the responsibility and challenge of connecting the many moving parts in programming, making them as seamless as possible. This involves various coordinating duties such as scheduling; monitoring program plans, timelines, and schedules; organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings; managing volunteers; supporting publication and arts production; and coordinating events and celebrations.

Communications Coordinator
The Communications Coordinator is responsible for all communications and marketing activities, including print and electronic communications, event marketing, website maintenance and social media management. This position engages all external audiences by developing and executing effective communications strategies in conjunction with the Communications & Development Director.

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