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Manager, Work-Based Learning for Corporate Engagement & Relations

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New York, NY

NAF


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Published 13 days ago

March 5, 2021

About NAF:

NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. NAF’s educational design ignites students’ passion for learning and gives businesses the opportunity to shape America’s future workforce by transforming the learning environment to include STEM infused industry-specific curricula and work-based learning experiences, including internships.


Since 1980, NAF has been partnering with high-need communities to improve outcomes for students by implementing NAF academies – small learning communities within existing high schools. NAF has grown from one NAF Academy of Finance in New York City to hundreds of academies across the country focusing on growing industries including: finance, hospitality & tourism, information technology, engineering, and health sciences. During the 2020-2021 school year, over 117,000 students attended 619 NAF academies across 37 states, plus DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. In 2020, NAF academies reported 99% of seniors graduated with 87% of graduates planning to go to college.

Summary: 

The primary function of the Corporate Engagement & Relations Team is to develop and deepen relationships with employer partners and influence their ability to impact priority regions and local communities within the NAF Network. This work may include relationship building with new or existing NAF national corporate partners, and/or companies represented on NAF’s Board of Directors and NAF’s STEM Advisory Committee. The work involves developing mutually beneficial employer | NAF academy programs: work-based learning, advisory board support, industry skill building, social capital programs and opportunities for students and corporate partner employee volunteers which meet student career readiness and NAF corporate partner talent pipeline needs.

The Manager, Work-Based Learning works with the Corporate Engagement and Relations team to develop, implement, and support strategies to increase high quality work-based learning experiences for the network.

This role requires an individual with knowledge of NAF’s educational design and experience in the public sector and/or industry. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, detail-oriented, strong communicator, can manage multiple projects simultaneously, and has a proven track record of effective collaboration and project management. 

In this position, the Manager will support and track results and outcomes when implementing quality work-based learning opportunities, programs, trainings, and resources. Performance will be measure against goals and task as well as key competencies, such as communication, relationship, and project management.    

Travel required regionally and nationally – normally approximately 40%. Office location can be either in the New York City or from a home office. Due to COVID restrictions travel is temporally suspended and all activities/position functions will be done remotely until further notice.


Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

Work-Based Learning Support (60%)

Work collaboratively to plan, develop, and implement high-quality and impactful work-based learning programs and resources, including trainings; improve and track performance indicators such as student impact numbers and stakeholder feedback in work-based learning programs and resources.

Resource Development and Maintenance (30%)

Work independently and cross functionally to draft, update, review, and edit tools, resources, and templates for use in work-based learning elements of the NAF educational design and to support student college and career readiness.

 Operations support (10%)

Expense and outcome reporting in support of department activities and goals.

 Educational/Training Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in education and/or business field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Experience:

  • Experience with project management with multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge of and experience with NAF’s educational design
  • Experience developing templates and resources
  • Project management and relationship management skills
  • Experience with developing and providing trainings


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of work-based learning best practices and familiarity with internships
  • Proactive and goal-oriented
  • Problem-solver who can overcome obstacles
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

 

To Apply:

Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to resumes@naf.org. Please include the position title, your first name and last name in the subject line.

About NAF:

NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. NAF’s educational design ignites students’ passion for learning and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Account eligibility as of date of hire
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Life and Disability Coverage as of date of hire
  • Employer-paid Headspace membership as of date of hire
  • Individualized employer-paid Professional Development
  • Generous employer contributions to Retirement Plan as of date of hire
  • Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment
  • Twelve Paid Holidays per calendar year
  • Over four weeks of Paid Time Off accrued in first year of employment
  • Five Paid Sick Days per calendar year
  • Conditional Paid Leave, e.g., Parental Bonding, Bereavement, Jury Duty
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Account eligibility as of date of hire
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Life and Disability Coverage as of date of…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
218 West 40th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10018

How to Apply

Please note that the application deadline for this position is March 5, 2021. Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to resumes@naf.org. Please include the position title, your first name and last name in the subject line.

Please note that the application deadline for this position is March 5, 2021. Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to resumes@naf.org. Please include the…

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