Careers

Are you looking for a challenging position with an innovative organization that's making a difference in the lives of Iowa students? Make iJAG your destination.

iJAG is building a "Future Ready" workforce. We are responsible for over 18 years of success with students - iJAG provides a  leadership and career readiness program to students who have experienced trauma andmultiple barriers to success. Our program develops projects that are connected to performance competencies which are needed in order for our students to: succeed in school, thrive in the workplace, and lead productive and fulfilling lives. Our vision is to lead every iJAG student to graduation, post-secondary education, a successful career, and life-long learning.

iJAG is committed to making education in Iowa even better. We are doing this by working closely with school districts across the state to decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates. We are also responsible for guiding and helping develop students who are at the highest risk of disengaging and/or dropping out of school. iJAG students need additional support - are you up to the challenge?

If you're a highly-motivated professional looking for new challenges, if you're a college graduate wanting to make a difference, if you would like to work in the field of education, or if you're just curious about the kinds of opportunities available with iJAG please explore our website.


Current Openings:

All interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to:

Education Specialist 11 - 12 (North Scott)

Education Specialist 10 - 12 (Boone High School)
iJAG is seeking a highly motivated, passion driven, leader for a new full-time, year round Specialist position to be located at Boone High School.  Commitment to high quality student engagement (PBL ideally), designing opportunities for resiliency and managing barriers, clarity of personal purpose, and accountability, are all essential qualities necessary for this position.  The Specialist will facilitate our performance-based program; working daily with 10-12 graders having IEP and/or 504 plans.  This is a new location for iJAG and requires a self-starter who can work collaboratively with our school and community partners, especially businesses and others connected to work-based learning.  Experience with school-to-work transition, career guidance, and service learning is preferred.

Education Specialist Middle School (George Washington Carver Academy - Waterloo)

iJAG (Iowa Jobs for America's Graduates)
Attn: Hiring Committee
Grimes Building, 3rd Floor
400 E. 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa50319

Fax: 515-242-5618

Email: Susan.Hanson2@iowa.gov