Careers at the EAST Initiative

Welcome to the EAST Initiative! Our team seeks to provide high-quality training and exceptional service in support of our organization’s programs, from professional development to promoting the EAST Model of Education. If you are ready for an exciting and rewarding career with a growing nonprofit, you are ready to join the EAST Initiative!

The EAST Initiative is an equal opportunity employer. We offer great benefits, flexible schedules, a culture of collaboration and an opportunity to develop professionally.

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Open Positions

Staff Accountant (Announced 1/24/2017)

Job Description

The Staff Accountant is responsible for posting daily activity in general ledger, month-end close, accounts payable, accounts receivable, departmental budget entry and reporting, as well as providing detailed reports to other departments as needed. Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred. Nonprofit accounting experience a plus.

Technical Services Representative (Announced November 7, 2017)

Job Description

A Technical Services Representative primarily responds to help desk phone calls, web-based trouble tickets, and email support requests generated by both students and adults related to EAST software and hardware. The Technical Services Representative also provides support for hands-on technical training sessions, internal technical issues, as well as technical needs during EAST events.

The applicant must be a high school graduate with a diverse background in technology. EAST classroom experience is strongly preferred. Skills needed include server/network administration and experience with the standard software included in an EAST classroom. The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing is required. The hours are flexible between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. with additional hours available during the summer months. This position is open to applicants interested in either full-time or part-time work during an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. regular shift located at the EAST Initiative office in Little Rock.

Program Coordinator (Announced November 7, 2017)

Job Description

The Program Coordinator serves as a direct connection between the EAST organization and EAST programs around the state and nation. Relationships with our programs are one of the founding principles of the success of EAST. The program coordinator is responsible for fostering and maintaining these relationships with educators and students to further the mission of the EAST Initiative. Support will include direct correspondence and on-site visits to EAST programs. Other duties could include the development and/or delivery of EAST pedagogical training, contributing to special projects, and participation in the planning and execution of EAST events. As a member of a well-established team, strong communication and collaboration skills are a must.

This position is full-time based out of our Little Rock offices. Occasional overnight and extensive in-state travel will be required. The applicant must be a self-starter and exhibit strong communication and collaboration skills. A comfort level and confidence must be established when communicating with a diverse population of school personnel. This position is a vital part of the innovation and creativity that continues to keep EAST relevant, efficient and effective. As such, true brainstorming, problem-solving, and planning skills along with a strong work-ethic are a must. Highly successful experiences in education are required. Successful experience as an EAST facilitator is strongly preferred.


There are currently no internships available.

***Special Accommodations: If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please notify the EAST Human Resources Department. Requests may be made in person, by telephone (501) 371-5016, by fax (501) 371-5030 or by U.S. mail Attn: Human Resources, 6215 Ranch Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223.


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