Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000.00
Maximum: $45,000.00



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



8230 Leesburg Pike
Suite 710
United States




Genesys Works is a nonprofit organization that trains and employs high school seniors to perform professional services for major corporations. Our mission is to provide pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities through skills training, meaningful work experiences and impactful relationships. 

Purpose of Position

Lead, motivate, supervise and mentor youth in a manner that helps transform high school students into workforce ready young professionals. The Program Coordinator is responsible for implementing the Genesys Works’ core model with students and managing supporting relationships.


Key Responsibilities


·       Recruit students through visits to partner schools and presentations to students;

·       Actively participate in the selection process of students to the program;

·       Teach our professional skills curriculum to students during an eight-week summer training program;

·       Monitor summer training performance and provide primary input on students who earn an internship based on summer training performance;

·       Work one-on-one with students to develop trusting relationships through mentoring and encouragement throughout the program, facilitating long-term individual and program success;

·       Maintain metrics and student benchmarks throughout the program to measure and assure student success in training, in the workplace, and in developing a path to college and career success;

·       Lead biweekly team meetings (in person and video conference) of Genesys Works’ students during the school year to assist them in choosing a career path, applying to colleges, and securing financial aid;

·       Actively monitor student intern performance in the workplace and deliver student evaluations based on overall performance;

·       Provide guidance to interns on how to successfully balance school, work, and life during internship;

·       Assist with new initiatives in areas including, but not limited to, communications, fundraising, client recruitment, curriculum development, student recruitment, and alumni programming; and

·       Develop and manage relationships with corporate client supervisors and school administrators related to cohort of interns to ensure deliverance of exceptional service and that any client and student issues in the workplace are dealt with as quickly and effectively as possible.

Breakdown of Responsibilities

Managing of Relationships (70%)                          Measurement and Systems (10%)

45% Student                                                            Student Measurement and Tracking

20% Client

5% School                                          

Training (10%)                                                          Other (10%)

Learning about core processes and curriculum        To be used where needed to complete objectives and

and for personal development                                   explore new ideas


·       Deep belief in organizational mission;

·       Professional demeanor and 3+ years’ experience with opportunity youth;

·       Strong presence and leadership in instructional or group setting;

·       Ability to manage 18-20 student cases/files;

·       Ability to work independently while simultaneously maintaining a team focus;

·       Strong sense of accountability for both student achievement and personal development;

·       Ability to problem-solve and handle student crises situations;

·       Ability to relate to and work with diverse populations in diverse settings (e.g. students, corporate personnel and school administrators);

·       Ability to work with computers and databases (salesforce experience a plus);

·       Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends;

·       Must pass a background check;

·       A current driver’s license and reliable access to a car;

·       Four year college degree, all majors considered

Essential Characteristics



Entrepreneurial Spirit

Owning the success of cohort of 20 interns and recognizing the importance of positive client relationships for programmatic success


Being reliable, responsible, and fulfilling obligations


Being open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace

Attention to Detail

Being careful about every detail and thorough in completing work tasks

Stress Tolerance

Accepting constructive criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations


Maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations


Being honest and ethical

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people

Interacting with Computers

Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.


Interpersonal Skills

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.

Training and Teaching Others

Identifying the educational needs of others (adapting as necessary) and teaching or instructing others

Effective persuader

Ability to listen and adapt message(s) to multiple audiences to persuade these audiences to perform requested actions

Oral communication

Communicating information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

Written Communication

Communicating information and ideas in writing so others will understand

Physical Requirements

Including, but not limited to standing and sitting for long periods of time; speaking loudly and clearly; seeing and hearing things both near and far away; and reaching, stooping, kneeling, and fine-finger and hand manipulation in use of a computer, chalkboard, dry erase board, or projector. Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, and extensive reading. Employee may be required to walk for long distances at partner schools, corporations, or other relevant sites. Most work environments are climate-controlled, open space floor plans. Requests for reasonable accommodations should be sent to National Human Resources. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To Apply

Please complete our online application here. If you have any questions or concerns please contact, Dwaylon Whitmore