Bachelor’s degree; a minimum of five years of experience developing and leading strategies which benefit working learners; an extensive understanding of youth-oriented working and learning programs; grant making (NOT grant writing) experience, preferably related to Social Investing; ability to travel approximately 30%-50% of the time; and a passion for working with low-income young working learners to help them gain knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors and experiences to benefit their careers and lives are required. In addition, applicants must possess the following demonstrated abilities: developing creative and practical solutions to complicated issues; setting specific goals and priorities; adapting quickly to change; project-managing a large portfolio of diverse activities; managing time and prioritizing effectively; and, reading and interpreting written material, including the recognition of technical terms and jargon. Applicants must also possess: strategic planning and negotiation skills; excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, presentation and public speaking skills; and, strong analytical skills. Master’s degree and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification are preferred.
Starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits and work environment.
This position is located in Austin, TX. Remote/Telecommute employment is not an option. Relocation assistance is not provided for this position.
Completion of the ACT National Career Readiness Certificate is recommended. Find a testing site near you to register for the WorkKeys assessments. Finalists for this position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check as a condition of employment.
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