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Program Director

Posted: 01/07/2022

The Program Director will plan and oversee all aspects of the JA program offerings in the 13 county footprint.  This includes coordination and relationships with schools, volunteers, teachers and students to ensure high quality program delivery and experience.    
Essential Functions/Responsibilities:
Coordination of in-class volunteer programs and capstone experiences which includes teacher and volunteer orientations, scheduling, delivery of materials, touch points and follow-up.  Students, teachers and volunteers need to have received complete instruction prior to any JA virtual simulation. This position acts as a liaison between the organization, teachers and volunteers.  In-class programs require positive and long-term school/educator relationship building and the ability to speak to administers about the benefits and value of JA programing.
In-class programs (both in-person and virtual) require positive and long-term volunteer relationship building and the ability to speak to groups about the benefits of becoming a volunteer and the value of JA. Continuous recruitment of volunteers, supporters and community (business, college, organizations, etc.) relationships.  Maintain the volunteer lifecycle.
Critical thinking about how the programs can progress or expand and fit the ever-changing needs of the business world.
Engage with the JA USA Education team for programmatic updates.  Maintain compliance with all JA USA regulations through regular program registrations and reporting.                                                                                                                 
Provide program data and reports to President for review and use in grant applications.
Willingness to work nights and weekends.
Willingness to help fundraise and support the development and growth of the programs and organization.
Ability to manage the donor/volunteer software (called BCRM) for compliance with JA USA.
Maintain proper inventory and materials for all aspects of the programs.
Support event planning and volunteer recognition.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed or to be performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.
Specifications/Qualifications (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years’ experience.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work with diverse age groups.
  • High skill in customer service.
  • Excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Demonstrates leadership and high standards at all times. 
  • Experience with giving presentations to large groups.
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Enjoys working with volunteers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Problem-solving abilities.

Flexible Schedule
$50,000 annual salary


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