Program Coordinator, Babson Youth Impact Lab (Grant-funded position) Babson College, United States

 Program Coordinator, Babson Youth Impact Lab (Grant-funded position)

Babson College, United States

The Program Coordinator is an integral member of the Youth Impact Lab team responsible for establishing systems and practices to fuel the impact and growth of these programs; creating work plans; anticipating resource needs; and working with the team to ensure we deliver program goals on time and on budget. There are four primary areas of responsibility for this role: establishing and overseeing the operational excellence of Youth Impact Lab programs; supporting the development of new Youth Impact Lab relationships and programs; developing, collecting, and sharing operational best practices among College programs serving youth; and driving all administrative elements associated with our direct-to-youth and direct-to-ecosystem programs.
The Babson Youth Impact Lab (YIL) equips youth worldwide with the skills, mindset, and opportunities to be global problem solvers by making Entrepreneurial Leadership education accessible to Middle and High School students everywhere. We empower youth to address the most pressing issues we face globally by training educators, developing and customizing curricula, and creating a global, collaborative youth network.

Key Responsibilities:

Establish and oversee the operational excellence of Youth Impact Lab programs:

  • Analyze and codify program processes, from project initiation to project conclusion, to streamline and standardize operations.
  • Develop resource requirements with stakeholders and create work plan document that details project goals and what is needed to deliver on partnership agreements.
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems for all registration and application elements.
  • Monitor project statuses and resource deployment; anticipate and adjust as needed.
  • Establish, update, and monitor timelines, lead times, and Gantt charts to keep the team on track.

Support the development of new Youth Impact Lab relationships and programs:

  • Identify and capture in Salesforce key background and data points to inform development process.
  • As needed, create customized background materials on Lewis, Youth Impact Lab, and specific programs of interest for potential partners.
  • Work with team to brainstorm and ideate partnership concepts and create engagement plans.
  • Manage the engagement of faculty and trainers, working closely with them to set up the proper systems and processes to deliver programs.
  • Co-create engagement opportunities with partners.

Develop, collect, and share operational best practices among College programs serving youth:

  • Share out established processes, insights, and best practices with other youth programs across campus.
  • Collaborate with other College stakeholders, including curriculum and program developers, and assist them in setting up their own processes.
  • Serve as a liaison to programs outside of the Youth Impact Lab.
  • Gather current program information and plans across campus for program consistency and cohesiveness.

 

Drive all administrative elements associated with our direct-to-youth and direct-to-ecosystem programs:

  • For each program, establish and drive communication plans for students, families, and other stakeholders; this includes sharing program updates, deadlines, admission and financial aid decisions, and next steps.
  • Anticipate program questions, streamline systems, and troubleshoot any challenges students and families encounter through admission and enrollment.
  • Accept and return phone calls and email inquiries about Youth Impact Lab programs; troubleshoot and triage queries as needed.
  • Serve as the central communicator of information among Summer Study and short-term program staff.
  • Ensure that all students participating in Youth Impact Lab programs are complaint with the necessary paperwork, tuition deposits, payments, documents, etc.
  • Coordinate all co-curricular and extracurricular programming for residential and online program, including, guest speakers, company visits, and other student activities.
  • Oversee program procurement, including supplies or technology needed for the program, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Support the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of Academic Mentors and any additional seasonal program staff.
  • Create academic materials, program guides, policy documents, signage, etc.
  • Serve as point of contact with other key Babson offices including Undergraduate Admission Office, International Student Services, Risk Management, Student Financial Services, Registrar’s Office, etc.
  • Support scholarship recipients and ensure that all of their technology and other needs are met.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as needed.

 

Education Requirements:

Minimum Level of Education Required:                           Associate’s Degree

 

Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of increasingly responsible relevant work experience including progressively responsible experience in project coordination
  • Ability to work autonomously on complex tasks
  • Ability to continuously update and improve business processes
  • Must have strong web, verbal, writing, and communication skills, excellent project management skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently to solve problems and look for opportunities to take on responsibility that contributes to successful programs
  • Must have excellent organizational skills with particular ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion
  • Must have strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)
  • Envisions and proposes new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; takes thoughtful risks; and accepts new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
  • Anticipates and embraces change; demonstrates willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
  • Must have an interest in positive youth development and education, to operationalize and coordinate our growing programs and projects

 

Working Conditions:

  • Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver’s License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College’s insurer’s criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College’s vehicle training program within the first 30 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee’s driving record based on the College insurer’s criteria; and safety training as required by management.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

Additional Experience, Skills & Abilities:

  • Enthusiastic self-starter with strong desire to empower youth and their educators and community leaders

The Program Coordinator is an integral member of the Youth Impact Lab team responsible for establishing systems and practices to fuel the impact and growth of these programs; creating work plans; anticipating resource needs; and working with the team to ensure we deliver program goals on time and on budget. There are four primary areas of responsibility for this role: establishing and overseeing the operational excellence of Youth Impact Lab programs; supporting the development of new Youth Impact Lab relationships and programs; developing, collecting, and sharing operational best practices among College programs serving youth; and driving all administrative elements associated with our direct-to-youth and direct-to-ecosystem programs.
The Babson Youth Impact Lab (YIL) equips youth worldwide with the skills, mindset, and opportunities to be global problem solvers by making Entrepreneurial Leadership education accessible to Middle and High School students everywhere. We empower youth to address the most pressing issues we face globally by training educators, developing and customizing curricula, and creating a global, collaborative youth network.

Key Responsibilities:

Establish and oversee the operational excellence of Youth Impact Lab programs:

  • Analyze and codify program processes, from project initiation to project conclusion, to streamline and standardize operations.
  • Develop resource requirements with stakeholders and create work plan document that details project goals and what is needed to deliver on partnership agreements.
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems for all registration and application elements.
  • Monitor project statuses and resource deployment; anticipate and adjust as needed.
  • Establish, update, and monitor timelines, lead times, and Gantt charts to keep the team on track.

Support the development of new Youth Impact Lab relationships and programs:

  • Identify and capture in Salesforce key background and data points to inform development process.
  • As needed, create customized background materials on Lewis, Youth Impact Lab, and specific programs of interest for potential partners.
  • Work with team to brainstorm and ideate partnership concepts and create engagement plans.
  • Manage the engagement of faculty and trainers, working closely with them to set up the proper systems and processes to deliver programs.
  • Co-create engagement opportunities with partners.

Develop, collect, and share operational best practices among College programs serving youth:

  • Share out established processes, insights, and best practices with other youth programs across campus.
  • Collaborate with other College stakeholders, including curriculum and program developers, and assist them in setting up their own processes.
  • Serve as a liaison to programs outside of the Youth Impact Lab.
  • Gather current program information and plans across campus for program consistency and cohesiveness.

 

Drive all administrative elements associated with our direct-to-youth and direct-to-ecosystem programs:

  • For each program, establish and drive communication plans for students, families, and other stakeholders; this includes sharing program updates, deadlines, admission and financial aid decisions, and next steps.
  • Anticipate program questions, streamline systems, and troubleshoot any challenges students and families encounter through admission and enrollment.
  • Accept and return phone calls and email inquiries about Youth Impact Lab programs; troubleshoot and triage queries as needed.
  • Serve as the central communicator of information among Summer Study and short-term program staff.
  • Ensure that all students participating in Youth Impact Lab programs are complaint with the necessary paperwork, tuition deposits, payments, documents, etc.
  • Coordinate all co-curricular and extracurricular programming for residential and online program, including, guest speakers, company visits, and other student activities.
  • Oversee program procurement, including supplies or technology needed for the program, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Support the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of Academic Mentors and any additional seasonal program staff.
  • Create academic materials, program guides, policy documents, signage, etc.
  • Serve as point of contact with other key Babson offices including Undergraduate Admission Office, International Student Services, Risk Management, Student Financial Services, Registrar’s Office, etc.
  • Support scholarship recipients and ensure that all of their technology and other needs are met.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as needed.

 

Education Requirements:

Minimum Level of Education Required:                           Associate’s Degree

 

Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of increasingly responsible relevant work experience including progressively responsible experience in project coordination
  • Ability to work autonomously on complex tasks
  • Ability to continuously update and improve business processes
  • Must have strong web, verbal, writing, and communication skills, excellent project management skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently to solve problems and look for opportunities to take on responsibility that contributes to successful programs
  • Must have excellent organizational skills with particular ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion
  • Must have strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)
  • Envisions and proposes new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; takes thoughtful risks; and accepts new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
  • Anticipates and embraces change; demonstrates willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
  • Must have an interest in positive youth development and education, to operationalize and coordinate our growing programs and projects

 

Working Conditions:

  • Must have had a valid unrestricted U.S. Driver’s License for one year, and maintain throughout employment an insurable (as determined by the College’s insurer’s criteria) or a satisfactory driving record; must successfully complete and pass the College’s vehicle training program within the first 30 days of employment; annual or more frequent review of employee’s driving record based on the College insurer’s criteria; and safety training as required by management.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.

 

Additional Experience, Skills & Abilities:

  • Enthusiastic self-starter with strong desire to empower youth and their educators and community leaders

Apply as soon as possible

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