Program Coordinator - Junior Achievement USA

Accommodating and Flexible: Our perfect match doesn't mind pitching in, taking on projects, or staying late from time to time. Computer Savvy: This role will require strong technical expertise ... process efficiencies as well as database management skills. Thorough, Resilient, and Numbers Driven: In order to provide program ...
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Program Coordinator – Middle & High School Junior Achievement of Central Illinois, East Peoria, IL Hourly wage, part time, approximately 25 hours per week, August - May About the Position: This Program Coordinator position will support the Junior Achievement of Central Illinois program team with Junior Achievement middle and high school traditional and blended program implementation primarily within Peoria, Tazewell, & Woodford Counties. This includes but is not limited to teacher/volunteer renewal/recruitment, training, correspondence, monitoring, evaluation, and stewardship. The Program Coordinator communicates with volunteers and teachers via email and telephone, provides new teacher/volunteer training, solves problems and provides customer service, orders and tracks program materials, enters data and prepares reports, distributes and collects student pre-/post-surveys, and assists with coordinating student-centric events such as JA Job Shadow Days and the Annual JA Titan Business Strategy Competition. About the Organization: The mission of Junior Achievement is to empower young people to own their economic success through financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship education. Junior Achievement of Central Illinois currently serves five counties with the opportunity for growth into several more. During the 2016-2017 school year, Junior Achievement of Central Illinois impacted 14,950 students in kindergarten through high school, thanks to the efforts of nearly 600 business/community volunteers. Working for Junior Achievement of Central Illinois, you not only have the advantage of working for an organization that impacts youth locally but also one that is globally recognized as a leader in youth development. Junior Achievement employees also enjoy the advantages that come with working for a small non-profit office that is making a big difference every day in the lives of young people. We are very passionate about the success of our team members and strive to provide each individual working for Junior Achievement of Central Illinois with the opportunity to learn and grow to achieve his or her highest potential. Characteristics of Someone Perfect for this Role: Organized and Dependable: We want the one with checklists and calendars galore, who doesn’t drop the ball and can self-manage their workload Accommodating and Flexible: Our perfect match doesn’t mind pitching in, taking on projects, or staying late from time to time Computer Savvy: This role will require strong technical expertise to successfully navigate Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Outlook while continually striving for process efficiencies as well as database management skills Thorough, Resilient, and Numbers Driven: In order to provide program support that meets Junior Achievement standards, this person will need to be highly detail oriented, numbers driven, and skilled in creating data driven reports as well as dedicated to learning Junior Achievement’s procedures and program implementation standards

Effective Communicator and Customer Focused: In order to best serve our volunteers and teachers, and ultimately the young people we impact, this person will need to demonstrate exceptional oral and written communication skills and have a customer focused approach to problem solving Quick and Energetic: We are looking for someone committed to deadlines with the energy and urgency required to jump from task to task with ease Sharp Problem-Solver: Working with teachers and volunteers sometimes means less black and white and more curveballs. Our ideal candidate can apply the critical thinking to hit them out of the park Passionate About Our Mission: The perfect match for this role will be engaged and enthusiastic about the mission of Junior Achievement and highly motivated to provide the support needed to assist our efforts in increasing student impact across multiple counties in Central Illinois. Minimum Requirements: 2-year college degree with 1+ year of program experience OR High School Diploma (