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Capstone Coordinator, JA BizTown and Finance Park, (.3-.5 FTE) -Junior Achievement - St. Paul

Posted on 2019-10-22 4:39:00 PM

Listing expires 2019-12-21 12:00:00 AM

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Calling all educators! Do you want to still be in education but need a change of pace? Come work with our amazing team in our JA BizTown<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jaum.org%2Fprograms%2Fja-biztown%2Fja-biztown-teachers%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6108c8687cf74100543108d757383e2a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637073771398988575&sdata=Op61SYuw6fDkuRnArYDsz7fv2bKCcah27bC%2BLko4NME%3D&reserved=0> and JA Finance Park<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jaum.org%2Fja-finance-park%2Fja-finance-park-volunteers%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6108c8687cf74100543108d757383e2a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637073771398998562&sdata=BURN05NzPrtRJqJH5Ncn8VkB9AVlLwwTWvrYK7JLpLU%3D&reserved=0> Programs! This position is located at our new James R and Patricia Hemak Experiential Learning Center in the Midway Area of St. Paul MN<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jaum.org%2Fabout-us%2Flocations%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6108c8687cf74100543108d757383e2a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637073771398998562&sdata=lolrnlvSadvCUYcXA8g51ojoGM7Qip6by4aTj476EfA%3D&reserved=0>. Candidates must love working with youth and enjoy a fast pace working environment. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Operation of Capstone (JA BizTown and JA Finance Park) Programs 1. Assist with facilitating the Capstone school visits. 2. Stock, set up and clean the Capstone facility after each school visit. 3. Ensure facility is always clean and ready for visitors. 4. Understand the Capstone software systems and equipment. 5. Work with Capstone team to create content and implement summer camp programs. 6. Other duties as assigned. Volunteers 1. Assist with training and supporting volunteers of Capstone programs. Planning 1. Assist in setting materials and technology for our learning simulation. 2. Assist in maintaining Capstone storerooms. 3. Copy materials as needed for shops, volunteers and teachers. Partnerships 1. Work with all Capstone and JA staff to ensure a positive experience for students, teachers and volunteers. 2. Have knowledge and understanding of all Capstone operations. 3. Assist VP, Capstone Director, and Capstone Team with various tasks. EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Required: 1. Experience working with ethnically diverse populations 2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 3. Strong organizational/planning skills 4. Professional presence 5. Computer literacy Other Assets: 1. An educational/instructional background 2. Fluency in Spanish, Hmong, or Somali language 3. Business and entrepreneurial experience PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tracy Botten at tracyb@jaum.org<mailto:tracyb@jaum.org>. Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest 1745 University Ave W St. Paul, MN 55104 Directions<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jaum.org%2Fabout-us%2Fcontact-us%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C6108c8687cf74100543108d757383e2a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637073771399008562&sdata=Xo%2F9AalOsYC7h6AiXXDh9NeFB5uC9ikrzbS7cNpBD6M%3D&reserved=0>

Calling all educators! Do you want to still be in education but need a change of pace? Come work with our amazing team in our JA BizTown and JA Finance Park Programs! This position is located at our new James R and Patricia Hemak Experiential Learning Center in the Midway Area of St. Paul MN. Candidates must love working with youth and enjoy a fast pace working environment.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operation of Capstone (JA BizTown and JA Finance Park) Programs

  1. Assist with facilitating the Capstone school visits.
  2. Stock, set up and clean the Capstone facility after each school visit.
  3. Ensure facility is always clean and ready for visitors.
  4. Understand the Capstone software systems and equipment.
  5. Work with Capstone team to create content and implement summer camp programs.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Volunteers

  1. Assist with training and supporting volunteers of Capstone programs.

Planning

  1. Assist in setting materials and technology for our learning simulation.
  2. Assist in maintaining Capstone storerooms.
  3. Copy materials as needed for shops, volunteers and teachers.

Partnerships

  1. Work with all Capstone and JA staff to ensure a positive experience for students, teachers and volunteers.
  2. Have knowledge and understanding of all Capstone operations.
  3. Assist VP, Capstone Director, and Capstone Team with various tasks.

 

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  1. Experience working with ethnically diverse populations
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Strong organizational/planning skills
  4. Professional presence
  5. Computer literacy

Other Assets:

  1. An educational/instructional background
  2. Fluency in Spanish, Hmong, or Somali language
  3. Business and entrepreneurial experience

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to: sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include: close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Tracy Botten at tracyb@jaum.org.

 

Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest
1745 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN 55104
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