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TypePart Time
Application DeadlineMay 1, 2019
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$20,000


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.  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.

Job Duties

Supervises and works with program administrator to perform the following duties:


  • prepare grant applications and file required grant reports
  • cultivate relationships with grantors and research new grant opportunities
  • work with the board of directors on fundraising events
  • solicit funding from individuals, businesses, local governments, and civic and religious organizations through letters and speaking engagements


  • Maintain all financial records of the organization in Quickbooks; pay bills and submit quarterly payroll reports; assist the board treasurer in preparing financial reports for the board of directors


  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteer tutors and mentors
  • Become certified to administer intake tests
  • Perform intake and assessment of new students
  • Match tutors and students
  • Coordinate learner enrollments in GED Academy with TJACE
  • Maintain student records and report student and volunteer hours
  • Work with instructional staff to acquire and maintain instructional materials


  • Write news releases and articles for publication in local media
  • Maintain ACE website and Facebook page
  • Create and mail two ACE newsletters per year


  • Communicate regularly with board of directors about the activities of the organization
  • Submit executive director reports for the bi-monthly board meetings

Other duties as assigned

Skills Required

  • 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; ability and 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


  • nonprofit 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 web-creation platforms such as Weebly
  • experience with social media platforms

Work Schedule

The ACE office is currently open 23 hours each week, Monday through Thursday (closed on Friday).  The Executive Director and the Program Administrator coordinate their schedules to ensure that at least one person is in the office during business hours.

The Executive Director works 20 hours per week, 50 weeks per year.

Additional Info

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 nonprofit experience? OR Why are you interested in working in the nonprofit sector?
  • What is your availability to begin work?

Background check required