CAREERS

If you love chess and think the world would a better place if more kids played the World Game, we would love to talk to you about joining our expanding team!

SHARED VALUES
  • Passion for chess

  • Deep desire for kids to enjoy and benefit from playing chess

  • Reliable schedule and transportation

  • Clear background check

  • Diversity of all kinds

BENEFITS
  • Ability to positively influence kids' lives

  • Connection to the game

  • Professional development

  • Additional income

CURRENT POSITIONS

Full-Time Chess Professional - 2 Openings Available

  • Job Description

    • Report to Executive Director

    • 30-40 hours of weekly work

    • Teach 10-15 hours per week in elementary school programming, CCCSA academy classes, and CCCSA summer camps.

    • Assist with tournament direction and preparation (10-15 hours per week) during the week and weekend.

    • 5-10 hours of administrative duties, working on both day-to-day and long-term CCCSA activities, projects, and events

  • Requirements

    • Clean background check

    • Must live near Charlotte, NC or be willing to relocate.

    • Reliable method of transportation

    • Chess knowledge (1000+ USCF)

    • Passion for chess and experience in teaching scholastic students

    • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Preferred 

    • College Degree

    • USCF Tournament Director experience

    • Event Organizer experience

    • Marketing, social media, outreach experience

    • Online streaming (Twitch, Youtube) experience

  • Compensation

    • Salaried position with competitive wages commensurate with experience

    • Access to CCCSA’s student network to acquire private students if desired

 

 

Part-Time Chess Instructor   Multiple positions available

  • Job Description

    • Report to Executive Director

    • Teach 5-10 hours per week in Elementary Schools around Charlotte, NC (afterschool programs, morning programs, academy classes)

    • Optional: Summer Camps

  • Requirements

    • Must live near Charlotte, NC or be willing to relocate.

    • Clean background check

    • Reliable Method of Transportation

    • Chess knowledge (suggested level at least 500 USCF)

    • Passion for scholastic chess education

  • Compensation

    • Competitive hourly wages up to $50/hour; commensurate with experience

    • Benefits include access to CCCSA’s student network to acquire private students if desired

Part-Time Administrative Assistant   1 position available

  • Job Description

    • Report to Executive Director 

    • 10-20 hours of weekly work

    • Compile school program rosters, tournament registration lists, etc.

    • Send weekly emails to school programs and CCCSA club members

    • Work on other tasks (financial, outreach, organizational) as required

  • Requirements

    • Very strong communication skills especially with emails

    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive

    • Strong computing skills and efficiency

    • Some social media outreach skills

    • Must live in or near Charlotte, NC

    • Must consent to background check

    • Passion for scholastic chess education

  • Compensation

    • Competitive hourly wages commensurate with experience

APPLY TODAY

Interested applicants may send a resume and brief introduction to:

Executive Director Peter Giannatos (peter.giannatos@charlottechesscenter.org)

Assistant Director Grant Oen (grant@charlottechesscenter.org)