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OrganizationBecky Peterson
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineJuly 20, 2018
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary RangeBeginning at $20/hour


Position Vacancy Announcement


Title:  Executive Director

Reports to:  Board of Directors

Compensation: Beginning at $20/hour

Hours of Work:  20 hours per week for 50 weeks per year

Adult Community Education (ACE) is a non-profit literacy organization serving adults in Louisa County, Virginia who want to improve their reading skills, earn a GED, or learn to speak English.  ACE is currently conducting a search to fill the position of Executive Director.  This position reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, for implementing the policies and objectives of the organization, and for carrying out day-to-day operations.  Position available August 1, 2018.


Mission:  Provide personally relevant life-long learning opportunities for Louisa County adults in a safe, confidential, and non-discriminatory environment.

Staff:  Part-time Executive Director and part-time Program Coordinator

Students:  60+ including ESOL, GED and basic literacy skills

Volunteers: 30+, mostly one-on-one tutors

One central office in the town of Louisa with computer lab & 7 student workstations. The office is open 23 hours each week.



  • minimum education: Bachelor’s degree
  • excellent people management/interpersonal skills
  • excellent written and oral communication
  • grant writing ability
  • excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • excellent problem-solving skills
  • public speaking ability
  • financial acumen
  • fundraising experience and ability/willingness to solicit funds
  • respect for persons of diverse backgrounds
  • passion for ACE’s mission
  • high ethical standards
  • proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • internet proficiency


  • non-profit or related management experience
  • specialized knowledge in ESOL, reading instruction, and/or learning disabilities
  • adult education experience
  • familiarity with Quickbooks or other budget/financial experience
  • experience with social media platforms

How to apply:

Please email resume with cover letter to or by mail to:

Adult Community Education
PO Box 872
Louisa, VA 23093

All submissions must include a brief statement (cover letter or email) answering the following:

  • How do you meet the required and desired qualifications of this position?
  • Do you have any non-profit experience? OR Why are you interested in working in the non-profit sector?
  • What is your availability to begin work?

All submissions must be received by July 20, 2018


Background check required