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Like many nonprofits, the culture of Junior Achievement (JA) is a decidedly mission-driven one. From the board of directors to staff members, the JA community is filled with dedicated professionals committed to delivering its programs of hope and opportunity to students.

Through the key content areas of entrepreneurship, financial responsibility and career readiness, JA inspires students to succeed in a global economy. Our success stems from great people who are team players and share a common enthusiasm for the great mission of this organization.

We encourage you to apply for a position and join a winning team of people who educate and inspire students, helping prepare them for the real world.


Program Manager, Finance Park

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) is seeking an enthusiastic, goal-oriented individual to join its programs team. This position will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of JA Finance Park, which Harvard University recognized as a program with innovative curriculum and pedagogical practices related to 21st century skills in financial literacy education. Primary duties include providing leadership for the JA Finance Park program by leading volunteers and facilitating groups of up to 165 students through an immersive experiential budgeting field trip. Other duties include working within assigned districts to market the program and steward relationships with teachers and school administrators by providing training, planning and support for their program experience. Visit our website to learn more about JA Finance Park.

Requirements

  • Ability to engage large groups of students through charismatic and effective program facilitation
  • Excellent relationship building skills to develop and strengthen partnerships with school administrators, teachers, counselors and volunteers
  • Talent for training and coaching others, ability to support volunteers and colleagues through challenging situations
  • Strong sales and verbal communication skills to engage new schools and volunteers in JA programming
  • Ability to manage details and organization of complex projects and events, excellent multi-tasking, tracking and time management skills
  • Goal-oriented, adaptable, and the ability to thrive under pressure

Preferences

  • Experience working with middle and/or high school youth
  • Familiarity and experience in Colorado’s education landscape
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

To apply, send a cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume to Paolo Diaz at PDiaz@JAColorado.org. This position is located in Denver, Colorado.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.


Program Operations Assistant

As the Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) program operations assistant, you will serves as the JA receptionist and provide administrative support for the program department who works with educators, companies and volunteers to deliver JA programs. This position is part of the programs department and reports to the director of program operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all JA program materials including maintenance of storage room, inventory and delivery using various delivery methods (courier, USPS, UPS)
  • Prepare JA materials for delivery including running database queries, creating program schedules and maintaining copies of needed paperwork
  • General receptionist duties such as greeting visitors, answering the JA main phone, conference room scheduling, meeting set up and take down, mail sorting and kitchen maintenance
  • General administrative support, such as data entry and conducting volunteer background checks

Requirements

  • Associate’s degree and a minimum of two years of work experience or Bachelor’s degree.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, intermediate knowledge of Excel preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent customer service, both internal and external
  • Excellent organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Desire to be part of an energetic environment that values results and teamwork
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds

Preferences

  • Experience within the field of education

Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to Megan Silbert at MSilbert@JAColorado.org by February 24, 2017. This position is located in Denver, Colorado.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.


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