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Junior Achievement of Dallas Published: February 13, 2018
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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 kwiggins@jadallas.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

Additional Qualifications:

  • 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

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