Careers with Junior Achievement

Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Are you interested in a career with Junior Achievement? Below are our current job postings.

 

Program Manager Opportunity Available
Part-Time - 20 hours per week
Location - De Pere, WI

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc. is seeking a part-time Program Manager to serve teachers and volunteers in the Brown County / Greater Green Bay Region.  The Program Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining good educator relationships at all levels.  This is also a visible position in the business community offering the opportunity to add creativity, expertise, and fresh ideas to the organization's resource generation efforts.  This position is ideal for a highly motivated, high energy professional with sales ability who can meet goals and deadlines.  Excellent customer service, communication, and presentation skills are required.  Flexibility with hours/days of week.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with schools, educators, volunteers and businesses directly for program placement
  • Market and secure new partnerships with businesses
  • Secure new partnerships with schools
  • Assure quality through monitoring and collection of participant and program information
  • Increase public awareness of Junior Achievement in the education and business community through presentations and other outreach
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and program quality through face-to-face, phone and electronic communication
  • Provide efficient and personable service to program participants through prompt follow-through and organization
  • Implement volunteer orientation and training
  • Recruit and manage internship program
  • Assist with event coordination, including but not limited to, volunteer recruitment, marketing collateral updates, written and in-person communication with schools
  • Perform other duties as instructed by supervisor

Qualifications (required/desired):

  • Bachelors/Associates Degree or Comparable Experience
  • Good organizational, interpersonal skills, presentation skills
  • Demonstrated sales and marketing ability
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Experience in Microsoft programs, database management
  • Facebook management, graphic design or desktop publishing a plus
  • Must have a valid Wisconsin Driver's License
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds

Application Process:

Please direct a resume to Kari Tylke in HR at ktylke@jawis.org by June 15, 2018.  Select candidates will be phoned and invited for an interview. 

 

Capstone Instructional Coordinator: Part-Time, Seasonal, Based in Milwaukee

Reports to: Senior Manager - Capstone

Position available: Part-time, 2-3 days per week

Salary range:  $12.00 – $14.00 per hour

Position Summary: Facilitate daily operation of JA BizTown and JA Finance Park student simulations including volunteer trainings associated with JA BizTown and JA Finance Park.  Act as a resource to students, volunteers, and teachers.  Basic skills include good speaking and presentation skills, excellent oral communication, and the ability to train and work in a fast paced environment.  Hours are offered mid-October through mid-June and July for Summer Programming.  No hours are worked August through September and during Holiday breaks (i.e. Christmas and Spring Break).

Primary responsibilities:    

  1. Manage simulation day efficiently and effectively when students are present by leading simulation processes in assigned rotation.
  2. Understand how to troubleshoot computer and technology problems.
  3. Assist JA BizTown and JA Finance Park Program Managers as needed.
  4. Prepare for simulation by following morning set-up guidelines and afternoon cleaning and re-set procedures.
  5. Monitor inventory of simulation materials and forms and inform Program Managers of needs.
  6. Communicate with JA BizTown and JA Finance Park Program Managers to recognize potential problems, questions/concerns, etc.

Education/experience required:

  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong oral and written communication, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Desired Skills:  Bilingual in Spanish / English 

Application Process: Please direct resume to: Kari Tylke, Director – Human Resources; ktylke@jawis.org or by fax: 414.577.3869.  Select candidates will be phoned and invited for an interview.