JA Finance Park Manager

Junior Achievement of Dallas
July 11, 2023
3000 Pegasus Park Dr. Suite 720, Dallas, Texas
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Are you ready to join an organization where you can provide proven impact to students and change the trajectory of their lives?  Envision all Americans living lives with financial knowledge and freedom.  At Junior Achievement of Dallas, we get to work toward that goal every day.  Although not always easy, lives are changed.

You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifechanging impact and partner with schools, companies, individuals, and others to ensure everyone has access to choices for a financially healthy life.

Junior Achievement of Dallas is committed to diversity, equity and inclusiveness in our employees, board members, volunteers, and the students we serve.  We offer our employees professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.


 The JA Finance Park Manager actively contributes to the effective operation of JA Finance Park assuring quality and effectiveness of the student, teacher, and volunteer experience. This position provides administrative, facilitation, and outreach support by working closely with the Director of Capstone Operations, students, teachers, volunteers, and fellow team members.

Scope: Full Time Position

Reports to: Director of Capstone Operations

Position Type: Hybrid

Salary Range:  $43,000 - $65,000 (commensurate with experience)

Eligible for performance-based incentives


  • Recruit schools and volunteers for JA Finance Park, both in-person and virtually
  • Facilitate training sessions for educators and provide program support to school partners.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshoot common issues with simulation software.
  • Create a positive experience for students, teachers, and volunteers in partnership with Capstone and other JA staff.
  • Assist the Capstone Director with testing and assessments.
  • Work with school district representatives to provide information and resolve inquiries related to program implementation and evaluation.
  • Create simulations in CMS for the JA Finance Park program.
  • Travel to multiple locations in the DFW area to lead the JA Finance Park simulation.
  • Lead and direct JAFP support staff on simulation days
  • Inspect and report any issues with the equipment to the Capstone Director
  • Coordinate travel and storage for JAFP pop-up to locations in the DFW area


  • Steward relationships with educators and volunteers; write thank you letters and maintain records.
  • Assist the Capstone Director in developing and preparing marketing materials and other program materials for use within the JA Finance Park program.
  • Ensure pre/post-test, volunteer and educator surveys are complete.


  • Process student/class registrations and maintain records.
  • Run BCRM reports/queries for JA Finance Park as needed.
  • Collect MOUs and rosters from schools.
  • Attend JA USA education calls.
  • Attend scheduled JA Dallas meetings and events.
  • BCRM Data Entry
  • Other projects as required.


  • Culturally sensitive with confirmed ability to develop positive relationships with stakeholders of different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds and from businesses and industries of varying size and scope.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Prior experience working with children.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong intrapreneurial mindset with desire to take initiative.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced, changing environment.
  • Must possess strong written/verbal communication skills and be a confident speaker.
  • Flexible with time; able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The essential functions of this job may require an individual to frequently sit, walk, lift approximately 25-50 pounds of weight on occasions. Will need to have the ability to communicate with staff, students, and volunteers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application Instructions

Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to Tamiko Stenline at Tstenline@jadallas.org. Deadline August 31st.

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