Workforce Program Analyst

Employer
AARP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 31, 2022
Closes
Aug 30, 2022
Ref
2855
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Overview

AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable people over 50 build economic opportunity. Our approach emphasizes equitable outcomes for populations that have faced systemic discrimination. As AARP's charitable affiliate, we serve AARP members and nonmembers alike. Through vigorous legal advocacy and evidence-based solutions, and by building supportive community connections, we foster resilience, advance equity and restore hope.

As the Workforce Program Analyst working on AARP Foundation Workforce Programs Team, you will help to manage, coordinate, and implement the Work for Yourself (WFY) @50+ Program, which is focused on self-employment opportunities including entrepreneurship, small business ownership, and gig/independent contract work to increase access and accelerate economic security and mobility for low-income 50+ workers. In addition, you will provide daily program and operational support for WFY@50+ Workforce Programs, including expanding and enhancing the p rogram strategies, services, and partnerships , and tracking and reporting on performance measures. You will also analyze entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem trends, practices, and innovations in the field to drive strategic differentiation, develop partnerships, and execute. In addition, the position will develop new and enhanced program activities related to skill development opportunities and financial and social capital needs. You will also collaborate to help coordinate and manage solutions related to employment and income generation.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in developing and implementing new solutions.
  • Contributes to the tracking and reporting of strategic plan strategies and action plans.
  • Uses and analyzes data (program, financial, research, etc) to recommend program and process improvements.
  • Prepares data and reports to various stakeholders.
  • Assists with the management of program budgets and assets.
  • Works with program management to support stakeholders (including volunteers, participants and partners).

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Bachelors' degree in Business, Social Science, or a related discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience in programs related to entrepreneurship , workforce development, social enterprise, consulting technology, financial capital, human resources, and/or economic development.
  • Ability to develop and manage strategic partnerships.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects and operational and strategic goals.
  • Experience conducting tracking performance data and reporting on results.
  • Exposure to economic and workforce development is a plus.
  • Ability to produce high-quality reports and presentations.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • In-office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)
AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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