Jul 20, 2020

Fellows Coordinator

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • JAARS, NC, USA
Full time Consultant Human Resources

Job Description

Target Staff Type Supported/Volunteer

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw

FTE 1.000

Position Summary

Do you have a passion for the next generation? Can you imagine yourself helping to develop, inspire, and encourage young college graduates?

The Fellows Coordinator leads JAARS Fellows, an 11-month, merit-based, professional opportunity that provides entry into a first career position, cultivates emerging leaders, and unleashes the world of missions. Fellows join JAARS staff in key positions that make Bible translation and life transformation possible. Beyond coordinating the logistics and administration of Fellows, the Fellows Coordinator helps develop Fellows spiritually, professionally, and personally. This position will report to the JAARS Vice President of People. 
Position Responsibilities

  • Administer JAARS Fellows. This includes leading the Fellows Admin Team in carrying out the logistics of staff and Fellows events, housing, course registrations, and internal and external communication; serving as the primary point of contact for communications and interaction with applicants, fellows, and staff; maintaining relevant information and documents related to the fellows program, including applicant and fellow records in Google Drive; and managing annual budget and ongoing finances.
  • Lead Fellows Staff by giving input to help the Human Resources and Learning & Development offices recruit for fellows staff positions, developing staff, empowering the team, ensuring there is commitment to the purpose and process, identifying who will be the supervisor and coach for each fellow, clarifying their responsibilities, providing spiritual and professional coach/supervisor training modules, and providing accountability for weekly spiritual and professional coaching.

  • Provide oversight of the Fellowship. This includes developing and maintaining the program components offered, maintaining yearly calendar (including Development schedule, Fellows application deadlines, arrivals and departures, outings), determining alongside departments what the key entry-level job openings are for fellows, coordinating with HR to create clear job descriptions for each fellows position, coordinating and assisting with marketing and Fellows recruitment, and serving as the liaison with HR to screen and hire Fellows.

Position Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and database systems (G-Suite preferred)
  • People management and communication skills
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Expert attention to detail and ability to organize, direct, and prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently, as well as function effectively as a team with a diverse group of people


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