Career Opportunities

Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Experiential Learning Coordinator

Title: Experiential Learning Coordinator
Area: Corridor
Reports to: Education Director
Status: Part-Time, Hourly


Impact

This essential position is a front-line relationship builder who works to connect the Corridor business community with our local students while managing logistics for all student events (Career Fairs, Career Inspire, Financial Literacy Fairs, etc). As part of a collaborative team environment, this role provides direct support to community volunteers, including recruitment and training for student events focused on career readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship. This is a part-time position with great flexibility and the opportunity to work primarily from home.

Primary Responsibilities:

*Collaborate with school personnel to successfully organize all student event experiences.
*Recruit volunteer commitments throughout the community.
*Responsible for coordination of sponsorships, logistics and participation in conjunction with the Development Team.
*Leads planning committees, coordinates public relations and student event promotional efforts.
*Manages all logistics before, during and after each event.
*Manages budget to work within revenue and expense targets and assists with budget development.

Qualifications (required)

*Act as a team player by appropriately involving others in decisions and plans that affect them. Regularly invites and builds on the ideas and input of colleagues and work groups.
*Consistently make sound decisions on everyday issues. Demonstrate a drive to work towards resolving routine and unexpected problems with innovative and alternative solutions.
*Ability to manage data appropriately and efficiently. Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products, specifically, Word, Excel and Outlook.
*Inspire and energize others to action to further Junior Achievement’s mission by clarifying the purpose and impact.
*Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences and demonstrate capacity to actively listen. *Connect with others by taking a genuine interest and relate in an open, respectful and friendly manner.
*Identify and anticipate the expectations and needs of various Junior Achievement stakeholder.

Application Process

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Whitney Schreder at wschreder@jaeasterniowa.org.

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