The Chief Program Officer will bring deep experience in international education development, reading and/or literacy, and a passion for educational technology, particularly in communities in the developing world.
The Chief Program Officer oversees Worldreader’s overall programming with the goal of increasing the impact of the organization in advancing literacy around the world. In partnership with a strong executive team, the CPO leads a cross-functional team that includes Worldreader’s four programs (pre-reading, school reading, libraries, and lifelong reading), as well as monitoring and evaluation, and content. Through close, creative partner relationships, the Chief Program Officer has the opportunity to innovate Worldreader’s current program pillars (Early Education, Schools, Libraries, and Lifelong), as well as guide the organization’s pioneering efforts with key corporate partners, including with Amazon and Goodreads. In addition to these areas of administration, the Chief Program Officer has oversight over the organization’s expanding content library and Monitoring & Evaluation group, and manages a global, cross-functional team.