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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.

District Director - Lansing

This is the lead staff position of the JA of Mid-Michigan Office managing a Program Coordinator position. This position is responsible to raise annual revenue to meet the financial goals of JA Mid-Michigan through the resources of the Board, individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations. Revenue is raised through events, campaigns, proposals and direct contact. This position organizes fund raising events with specific monetary goals and relationship cultivation goals, develops timetables and marketing collateral, secures sponsors, recruits event volunteers and secures prizes as incentives and assures the efficient operation of events. This position is a liaison with Advisory Board Committees. The position is based in the JA of Mid-Michigan office in Lansing, MI, but requires attending meetings in multi county area including Grand Rapids headquarters.

Title: District Director
Area: Lansing, MI
Reports to: Senior Vice President of Development
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Application Process

Send cover letter, salary history, and resume to: Junior Achievement Human Resources 4090 Lake Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or email erica.tyler@ja.org. No phone calls please.

Program Coordinator - Lansing

To ensure smooth operation of the Junior Achievement educational programs in the greater Lansing area by developing and maintaining positive working relationships with volunteers, businesses, teachers, and school personnel. Responsible for veteran volunteer re-enlistment and the procurement of new volunteers and volunteer sources to fill all scheduled classes. Maintains and assists in maintaining accurate and complete education constituent records in database management system. Assists in the entering of class information and the understanding of the timely submission of class registrations with the National office. Provides student and volunteer information to education and development staff as requested through writing/running database queries and reports.

Title: Program Coordinator
Area: Lansing, MI
Reports to: JA of Mid Michigan District Director
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Application Process

Send cover letter, salary history, and resume to: Junior Achievement Human Resources 4090 Lake Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or email erica.tyler@ja.org. No phone calls please.

Education Coordinator

Assists the education staff with daily operations of Junior Achievement’s elementary, middle and high school programs. Includes assistance with volunteer recruiting and training, program servicing, administrative procedures and special events. Will serve as a student liaison for capstone programs and coordinator of materials. Ensures smooth operation of JA educational programs in West Michigan by developing and maintaining positive working relationships with volunteers, businesses, teachers, and school personnel within the private/parochial school network.

Title: Education Coordinator
Area: Grand Rapids, MI
Reports to: Education Director
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Impact

Ensures smooth operation of JA educational programs in West Michigan by developing and maintaining positive working relationships with volunteers, businesses, teachers, and school personnel within the private/parochial school network. Responsible for veteran volunteer re-enlistment and the procurement of new volunteers and volunteer sources to fill all scheduled classes in area private schools. Maintains and assists in maintaining accurate and complete education constituent records in database management system. Assists in the entering and maintenance of class information.

Application Process

Send cover letter, salary history, and resume to: Junior Achievement Human Resources 4090 Lake Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or email erica.tyler@ja.org. No phone calls please.

Associate - Kalamazoo/Battle Creek

To ensure smooth operation of the Junior Achievement operations in Southwest Michigan by developing and maintaining positive working relationships with volunteers, businesses, teachers, and school personnel. Support JASWM staff, committees and board administratively. Responsible for the coordination of events as assigned. Provide leadership for the region in database management and reporting.

Title: Associate
Area: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek
Reports to: JA of Southwest Michigan District Director
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Application Process

Send cover letter, salary history, and resume to: Junior Achievement Human Resources 4090 Lake Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or email erica.tyler@ja.org.
No phone calls please.

Executive Assistant

Provide administrative support to the Chief Rural Officer such that it facilitates goal attainment. The Chief Rural Officer is responsible for the overall fundraising, education, and administration in the north counties of JAMGL. They will provide support with advisor boards in rural areas (Allegan, Newaygo, Montcalm, Traverse City, and Petoskey), education activities, events, development activities, and any additional items as needed. They are to provide 20 hours of support to Chief Rural Officer.

Title: Executive Assistant
Area: Grand Rapids, MI
Reports to: Chief Rural Education Officer
Status: Part-Time, Salaried


Application Process

Send cover letter, salary history, and resume to: Junior Achievement Human Resources 4090 Lake Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or email erica.tyler@ja.org. No phone calls please.

Grant Writer

This position is focused on managing the entire grants process for Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes which constitutes a significant portion of revenue for the organization. Prospective funders include corporations and foundations which have historically supported Junior Achievement as well as researching and identifying new prospects.

Title: Grant Writer
Area: Development
Reports to: SVP of Development
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Application Process

Send cover letter, salary history, and resume to: Junior Achievement Human Resources, 4090 Lake Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or email erica.tyler@ja.org. No phone calls please.

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