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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: Eastern Iowa
Reports to: Senior Vice - President
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


This essential position is a front-line relationship builder who works to connect the Eastern Iowa 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 full-time, regional position with competitive wages, benefits and bonus potential.

- Belief in the boundless potential of young people
- Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship
- Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity and excellence in how we do it
- Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals
- Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration
- Conviction in the education and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning

Primary Responsibilities:

Collaborate with school personnel throughout the Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa area 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 throughout the region.
- 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
- 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

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