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

Project Coordinator (Announced 2/19/2018)

Job Description

The Project Coordinator organizes and coordinates specialized projects for EAST Initiative. Strong communication with both internal staff and external clients is crucial in project execution. Budgeting, tracking and documenting the progress of projects, gathering feedback, and reporting are just as vital. Other duties include occasional onsite visits to EAST programs and clients. It is expected that this new position will evolve over time to fit the unique traits of EAST, existing project clients and future endeavors..

This position is based out of our West Little Rock offices with typical hours of 8-5 M-F. Occasional travel will be required and may include overnight stays. The applicant must have strong organizational and communication/collaboration skills. A high level of confidence is needed when working with external clients in establishing and maintaining project relationships. This position is vital in developing strong connections to keep us relevant, efficient and effective. Brainstorming, problem-solving and planning skills along with a strong work ethic are a must. Highly successful project related experiences in education or non-profit environments are a plus.


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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