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Innovation, Design & Learning Specialist

Are you a savvy education enthusiast ready to take on a challenge, wear multiple hats, and play the role of facilitator, innovator, and project manager?  We are looking for an Innovation, Design & Learning Specialist to work as a curator and project manager with our team of designers on a new interactive educational experience: the JA Dream Accelerator®.  If you are a motivated and energetic person passionate about advancing learning experiences that facilitate building the spirit of enterprise and career readiness, then Junior Achievement wants to hear from you!

PRIMARY PURPOSE: 

The Innovation, Design & Learning Specialist will help curate a new, state-of-the-art career-readiness center, the first of its kind in JA’s across the country.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education/Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or career experience in education or immersive experiential learning.

General Knowledge/Attitude/Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication
  • Previous working experience in instructional design, educational technology, or similar field for at least 5 years
  • Passion for free enterprise
  • Curiosity
  • Knowledge of educational design and implementation
  • Familiarity with the Colorado education landscape
  • Demonstrated experience integrating technology design into learning and/or workplace settings
  • Understanding of varied learning styles
  • Knowledge of assessment and evaluation methods

Preferred Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Ability to write instructional text

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Facilitate the project management of the design, development, and coordination of technological components of the JA Dream Accelerator®
  • Work with JA staff team to create and implement engaging learning activities and compelling course content for the JA Dream Accelerator®
  • Work with subject matter experts to identify learning outcomes for specific student segments
  • Ensure curated experiences match instructional end goals
  • Develop exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Assist teachers with strategies to integrate technology that supports the JA Dream Accelerator® outcomes
  • Model effective technical and instructional strategies with staff, teachers, and students
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

None.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions from HR.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

COMPENSATION:

  • The salary range for this position is $58,000-$70,000. The salary will be commensurate with skill level and applicable experience.
  • JA-Rocky Mountain offers a competitive benefits package including (but not limited to):
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
    • Employee cost is 10% of the employee-only premium per month and any additional cost for spouse and/or family coverage if elected are paid by the employee
  • Group term life and accidental death and dismemberment life insurance (no cost to employee)
  • 403-B
    • JA-Rocky Mountain will match your salary deferrals up to 3% after your first anniversary as an active employee working more than 1,000 hours a year
    • The company match amount is subject to a five year vesting schedule

                           1 or less years of service     0%

                           2 years of service                25%

                           3 years of service                50%

                           4 years of service                75%

   5 years of service                100%

  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • 1-3 years of service – 19 days
    • 4-9 years of service – 24 days
    • 10-24 years of service – 29 days
  • 14 Paid holidays (including Christmas through New Year’s)
  • Cell phone reimbursement ($15-$30 per month)          

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Careers@JAColorado.org by Friday, June 11.

Junior Achievement is committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. We encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

In all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

About JA-Rocky Mountain JA-Rocky Mountain is part of the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA-Rocky Mountain provides programs for students that focus on three key content areas: career readiness, entrepreneurship and financial responsibility. JA programs are free to Colorado and Wyoming schools thanks to the generous support of volunteers and donors. For more information, visit www.JAColorado.org


Data Assistant

Are you looking for a job in which you can make a powerful difference for young people, while also advancing your career skills in an environment where your contribution matters? Be part of a team that is inspiring students every day and building a springboard for their future success!

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) is searching for a data assistant. The person in this role will be part of a passionate and tight-knit team, contributing key operational support that elevates the impact all of us can make for the community.

The ideal candidate has impeccable organizational skills, loves numbers, and sees good data collection and reporting as a vehicle to make an organization smarter and more effective. This role is part of the operations department and reports to the Senior Director of Operations.

Currently this role is partially remote due to the pandemic. When working in-person is necessary, the Data Assistant will work in JA’s office located in downtown Denver.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Revenue Management
    • Enter revenue in both financial and constituent relationship software
    • Create invoices
    • Prepare deposits
    • Create and manage donor acknowledgment letters
    • Reconcile accounts
    • Prepare revenue reports
  • Coordinate distribution, collection, and reporting of JA program evaluations for students, teachers, and volunteers
  • General administrative support as needed

Requirements

  • At least two years of work experience (accounting experience is not required)
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Curiosity mindset – desire to constantly learn and grow knowledge and understanding
  • High degree of empathy
  • Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities and timelines
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Suite, specifically Excel

Desirable

  • Database and/or accounting software experience

Compensation

The salary range for this position is $40,000-$44,000. The salary will be commensurate with skill level and applicable experience.

JA-Rocky Mountain offers a competitive benefits package including (but not limited to):

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
    • Employee cost is 10% of the Employee only premium per month and any additional cost for spouse and/or family coverage if elected are paid by the employee
  • Group term life and accidental death and dismemberment life insurance (no cost to employee)
  • 403-B
    • JA-Rocky Mountain will match your salary deferrals up to 3% after your first anniversary as an active employee working more than 1,000 hours a year
    • The company match amount is subject to a five-year vesting schedule:
      1 or fewer years of service             0%
      2 years of service                            25%
      3 years of service                            50%
      4 years of service                            75%
      5 years of service                            100%
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • 1-3 years of service – 19 days
    • 4-9 years of service – 24 days
    • 10+ years of service – 29 days
  • 14 Paid holidays (including Christmas through New Year’s)
  • Cell phone reimbursement ($15-$30 per month) 

About JA-Rocky Mountain

JA-Rocky Mountain is part of the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA-Rocky Mountain provides programs for students that focus on three key content areas: career readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. JA programs are free to Colorado and Wyoming schools thanks to the generous support of volunteers and donors. For more information, visit www.JAColorado.org

Junior Achievement is committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. We encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

In all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Careers@JAColorado.org.

Deadline to apply is Friday, June 4.

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