Current Openings

Knowledge Quest is currently hiring for the following positions.


The Culinary Instructor is responsible for teaching students the basics of gourmet cooking, along with the importance of daily nutrition. In addition, they should provide classes with a fun, conversational experience while cooking.

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Hospitality and Communications

The Hospitality and Community Outreach Coordinator will provide a warm and welcoming environment for parents and children accessing the services of the Family Stability Initiative. Serves as the first contact for families coming to FSI and is responsible for setting the tone that all are welcome regardless of their economic, cultural, or religious backgrounds. Greets guests, answers the phone line, and coordinates appointments with FSI staff and on-site activities for families. Works with outside resources to arrange for adjunctive forms of therapy through the arts including music, film, movement, drama, and other sensory-based therapies.

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Site Coordinator

The Site Coordinator serves as a lead team member and an external organizational
representative for Knowledge Quest Extended Learning Academy. This person will
be responsible for program implementation fidelity while coordinating the activities
at one of our three sites along Walker Ave; in an area, we affectionately call the
Knowledge Quest Kids Zone. This person will serve as a model classroom facilitator and demonstrate to the community the positive KQ culture.

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Extended Learning Academy Facilitator

The lead and support facilitator will be primarily responsible for implementing and bringing classroom lessons to life! Both facilitators will assist the Site Coordinator in conducting youth development, educational enrichment, and recreational activities that support intellectual, emotional, and character development.

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Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator

The Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator position will help promote, support, and facilitate a culture of continuous improvement within the broader education community. This position is to be the research and evaluation backbone of staff, this position supports the collection and management of data to facilitate data-informed decision-making at each level.

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Job Developer

Under limited direction, the job developer establishes and maintains relationships with employers and community organizations to develop job opportunities and support continued employment for students. Coordinates day-to-day activities such as soliciting employer interest and involvement in the employment of students and alumni, orienting students to the services provided, posting opportunities, and tracking placement data; serve as a lead worker to other Classified staff.

The Job Developer performs activities designed to assist participants with finding employment. This includes working closely with local employers, business organizations, and community organizations in developing job opportunities.

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Director of Research & Continuous Improvement

The Director of Research & Continuous Improvement will primarily be responsible for guiding the evidence-based practice and policy components by using the most current research on policy and practice. The Director will produce research and policy briefs specific to the outcomes and indicators partners are working to improve, and support the work of the Advisory Committee, partners, and staff to advocate for successful local (e.g., institutional and governmental) and state policies that will accelerate improvements in student outcomes and family and community success.

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Good Health & Nutrition Program Coordinator

Good Health & Nutrition Program Coordinator will conduct programming through three strategies: school-based student education, out-of-school time student education, and family and community engagement around good health and nutrition. The Coordinator will establish in-school and out-of-school Clubs involving food science and food art activities toward stimulating student interest in fresh fruits and vegetables. The Coordinator will have frequent interactions with community members, parents, students, and school leaders toward establishing renewed community values around good health and nutrition within the SMPN.

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