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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.
- 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
- 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 before February 6, 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.