Junior Achievement of Dallas (JA Dallas) is a nonprofit agency whose mission is to “inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy”. The Education Department at JA Dallas is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the JA BizTown Manager position. JA BizTown is an experiential program for 6th grade students. We seek a highly energetic, self-starter who desires to make a difference in the lives of students in the Dallas area. Our office is located in Richardson and the job position is based at a school in Garland.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls.
Effectively manage day to day operations for JA BizTown (JABT) by maintaining school & volunteer partnerships to fulfill the annual demand, and ensure the best simulation experience for all constituents that is consistent with the JA brand.
Scope: Full-time position Reports to: VP Education
Interacts Regularly: Development Team; Garland ISD Staff
Salary Range: Starting $40,325
Planning & Coordination:
- Scheduling and supervision of JABT staff
- Develop and implement an annual plan that outlines the overall volunteer needs for JABT
- Train adult volunteers for their role within the program
- Coordinate with partner schools to schedule attendance and teacher training
- Monitor key metrics to assess JABT performance
- Order & maintain JABT materials and supplies
- Assist with various administrative & operational tasks in support of the program
Relationship Management & Stewardship:
- Develop and cultivate relationships with volunteers
- Develop annual school engagement plans with JA partner schools, including new partners, community organizations, and summer programs
- Collaborate with JA Development team to ensure sponsorship/branding goals and requirements are met
- Execute effectively to ensure that JA is creating authentic and connected experiences for every volunteer across all programs
Requirements, Desired Skills, and Experience:
- Proven experience working with school-aged children (11-18 age range) in an educational setting preferred
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Computer literate and ability to troubleshoot computer/technology issues
- Operations or project management and execution skills
- Must be able to lift 30lbs.
- Ability to speak in front of large groups
- Bachelor’s degree and or 5+ years in non-profit work/school environment preferred
- Able to navigate database management system (i.e. BCRM)
- Required fingerprinting and pass criminal background check through DPS clearinghouse