Summer Position with UFT in NYC

Position Description for PROSE Assistant


  • Create and maintain records and data related to PROSE, including but not limited to PROSE applications, budgets, and other relevant documents
  • Assist in preparing review reports of PROSE schools’ progress
  • Assist in research related to best practices in policies supported by PROSE, including but not limited to peer assessment and review, career ladders, class size, and other educational issues
  • Assist in maintaining internal and external communications with PROSE stakeholders, including current and prospective PROSE schools, UFT and DOE staff, and outside organizations
  • Assist in identifying, applying for, and disbursing additional public and private sources of funding to support the work of PROSE, including but not limited to state, federal, and local grants
  • Assist with analysis of PROSE outcomes, including tracking student outcome data and other relevant data on the PROSE’s impact and assisting in the selection of any outside evaluation selected for the project

Strongly Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent writing and document creation skills (including knowledge of Microsoft Word)
  • Experience working on K-12 educational issues
  • Excellent spreadsheet and budget skills (including knowledge of Excel)
  • Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Experience working with labor organizations and/or directly with teachers and schools
  • Experience identifying, applying for, and disbursing grants
  • Experience in program evaluation for education or related fields
  • Knowledge of relevant software programs, including Access and Powerpoint

About 35 hours/week at up to $25/hour, can start immediately. Email a resume and cover letter to Christina Collins ASAP at CCollins<at>uft<dot>org.