When you join Northside Achievement Zone, you’ll be working as part of a diverse team that’s helping North Minneapolis families to improve achievement in school and in life. We offer competitive benefits and the opportunity to grow with a nationally-recognized Promise Neighborhood organization.

Join us as we support a generation of Northside children on their journey to college.

Open Positions

Foundation and Corporate Relations Officer

The Foundation and Corporate Relations Officer will be responsible for deepening current institutional funding relationships, discovering new opportunities for funding partnerships and effectively managing the strategic steps to ensure the best possible result for the NAZ and its partners. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), this position will lead all research, writing, reporting, and relationship tracking related to institutional support, including corporations, foundations. The position manages direct contact with key representatives, ensuring the CEO, CDO, Board members, and other NAZ leaders are involved in an expanding number of high-level strategic partnership conversations. Additionally, the position will align its efforts with the Chief Operating Officer and their direct reports to navigate the intersection between implementation and resource opportunities. Ideal candidates must be able to identify funding opportunities matched with the NAZ ecosystem needs and map out the relationship, proposal, and reporting steps necessary to secure funding.

Database Manager

NAZ is a data-driven organization. We are looking for an experienced Database Manager to lead the ongoing strategic development of a data system that is continuously evolving to track the goals and achievements of our enrolled families and children. This system is shared among a network of more than 40 nonprofit organizations and schools.

Partner Listings:

Real Estate Development Project Manager (Urban Homeworks)

Urban Homeworks, Inc. (UHW) is seeking an experienced professional for the Real Estate Development team. In direct partnership and oversight of the Real Estate Development Director, the primary role of the Project Manager is to manage affordable housing development projects, primarily single-family homeownership and some multi-family rental projects. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing development activities, budgets and schedules from site identification and pre-development, financing and acquisition, construction contracting and oversight to final sale or lease-up.

K-3 Scholar Coach – Nellie Stone Johnson Community School (Reading Corps)

The Scholar Coach position is a part of the Total Learning Classroom program, an innovation of Minnesota Reading Corps. Scholar Coaches support students at Minnesota schools with high academic needs.

As a Scholar Coach, you’ll be embedded in a K-3 classroom and partner with a licensed teacher to help students become better readers and promote overall academic engagement. With great training and onsite coaching, we’ll prepare you to work one-on-one or in small groups to help kids in an immersive classroom setting to develop their reading skills and confidence! Students make the most progress when you are there, so Scholar Coaches serve during school hours, Monday-Friday and are needed for the whole school year.

Preschool Literacy Tutor – Community Corps – Nellie Stone Johnson Community School (Reading Corps)

Thousands of Minnesota kids need help getting ready for Kindergarten and you can make all the difference. Offer your time and talent as a tutor and be more for preschool students.

As a Preschool Literacy Tutor, you’ll spend your days helping children ages 3-5 to talk, read, write, sing and play in order to develop early literacy skills and get ready for Kindergarten. Embedded in a classroom, you’ll work closely with a teacher to enhance daily literacy activities and help students build both skills and confidence. With great training and onsite coaching, you’ll be ready to make an impact.