Express Employment Professionals • Glen Carbon, IL 62034

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

The Edwardsville CEO Program is looking for its? first Facilitator to start fall of 2018. Students from Edwardsville High School, Father McGivney High School and Metro East Lutheran High School will make up the first class. Candidate should be an Illinois state certified teacher or able to renew their certification. Hours are typically the mornings while school is in session and the class meets at local businesses. Please go to http://www.midlandinstitute.com/ for more details on the program. See below for details regarding the position. All responses and questions should go to Marc Voegele at [Click Here to Email Your Resum] or call 618-920-2705.

The CEO Facilitator will create a learning environment where students are encouraged to explore, discover and experience learning through real life activities. The facilitator?s role is to model a passion for learning, connect with the students and community, collaborate with the board, and, most importantly, provide guidance to the students. The facilitator position is a half-time position. 90 minutes of the day is spent with the students, and the balance is used for arranging business visits, guest speakers, calling on business people, etc. CEO requires a great deal of time from the facilitator to establish good relationships with the business community, prepare the many communications that make the program transparent, and build the learning environment that allows students to succeed.

We are seeking a facilitator who is:

  • A kid magnet

  • An entrepreneurial thinker

  • Able to get out of their own way (i.e. They will be willing to lean on community members who are experts in their fields.)

  • Able to contextualize and prioritize Craig Lindvahl's and their own life lessons throughout the program.

  • Dedicated to kids/ a great relationship builder

  • Naturally curious

  • An excited learner

  • Adaptable

  • A first-class communicator

  • Able to interact with business investors and partners

  • Comfortable working in a technology rich environment



Specific functions of a facilitator:


Support Student Development:

  • Mentor students

  • Review student journals

  • Facilitate the students? development of the class business

  • Identify students? needs

  • Plan to meet students? needs

  • Facilitate the students? development of their personal businesses

  • Connect students to resources

  • Incorporate Life Lessons (from Things You Wish You Knew Yesterday)



  • Class meeting sites

  • Business visit sites

  • Guest speakers

  • Networking opportunities

  • Class activities

  • Team building


  • A positive image of CEO

  • Greet and introduce guests

  • Schedule changes whenever needed

  • Write weekly class updates (newsletters) to be posted on the website

  • Prepare a monthly board report

  • Facilitate student presentations for community organizations

  • Collaborate with the CEO board

  • Class orientation

  • Market the class

  • Student recruitment

  • Student and Alumni activities

  • Website maintenance

  • Trade Show


    Participate in The Midland Institute for Entrepreneurship Events:

  • Attend Annual National Conference

  • Participate in Webinars

  • Submit weekly newsletters

  • Complete & administer Midland Institute surveys


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