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Capstone Manager

Posted: 06/07/2021

COMPANY SUMMARY: Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana’s (JANI) purpose is to inspire and prepare youth to achieve economic freedom through financial literacy, work and career readiness, and entrepreneurial experiences.


JANI seeks candidates that are passionate in their work, committed to excellence, have a high level of integrity, value relationships, and believes in the power of collaboration.


POSITION: The Capstone Manager assures the quality and effectiveness of the Capstone programs (JA BizTown® and JA Finance Park®), manages the activities of volunteers and teachers, builds and maintains sponsor relationships, and ensures all Capstone activities meet quality and program implementation models and standards. This position is 32 hours per week and located in Lafayette, IN.



? Supervise program/simulation implementation and ensure program quality and adherence to JA USA Implementation Standards during classroom experience and simulation visit. Assure adherence to program model and file all needed program variances.

? Conduct volunteer and teacher trainings. Solicit volunteer and teacher feedback to improve program quality. Provide creative input to supervisor regarding possible educator/volunteer recognition. Follow standard processes for educator/volunteer paperwork.

? Secure and maintain program sponsor relationships and recognition. Ensure grant promises are fulfilled.

? Seek and secure alternative volunteer sources, as needed.

? Provide a high quality of customer service and support to all stakeholders involved in the program.

? Monitor program supplies and town inventory to reduce program costs. Follow and maintain the established recordkeeping system and processes to ensure program runs effectively.

? Manage Capstone staff to assure effective operation of the program including, recruiting, hiring, training, and managing performance to assure retention of quality talent.

? Assist with inventory management to contribute to overall expense control.

? Coordinate with all members of the Capstone team to gather and share feedback about the simulation experience.

? Submit data for class verification by deadlines.

? Actively participate in providing program feedback to JA USA when requested.

? Other projects as required.



? Excellent communication skills

? Proven excellent reasoning and judgement

? Ability to manage multiple priorities

? Ability to work in a team environment

? Organized and detail oriented

? Ability to meet new people and build rapport easily

? Advanced computer skills

? Self-motivated

? Strong problem solving abilities

? Ability to discover new opportunities



? A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

? Prior experience working with children preferred. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. A proven customer service focus.


Please email cover letter with resume or direct any questions about the position to: 


Jen Edwards | Director

Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette

3001 S. Creasy Ln. | Lafayette, IN 47905

P: 765.337.6574 | F: 765.535.5017 |

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