ACP provides free one-on-one mentorships for veterans and their spouses to navigate the difficult transition into the civilian workforce.
American Corporate Partners is looking for an Operations Associate to join our growing team of enthusiastic employees working to support post-9/11 veterans as they transition from the military to civilian careers. There’s no other organization quite like ACP – we have a unique mission, an entrepreneurial spirit and a personalized approach to our services.
ACP is a unique and rapidly growing organization. We are currently providing mentorships to over 3,000 service members across the country. As ACP continues to expand, we seek to hire a detail-oriented, positive and hard-working individual to join our team of nearly 40 in New York City.
The Operations Associate position involves:
Creating and supporting mentoring relationships
Troubleshooting communication and scheduling issues that may arise in mentorships
Establishing and maintaining relationships with fellow veteran service organizations, universities and corporate partners
Providing research, writing, and program development support to make our services more efficient and effective
The ideal candidate will be excited by evolving responsibilities as ACP continues to grow
Primary Responsibilities (approx. 75%):
On-boarding Mentor and Protégé applicants, including reviewing applications and conducting short phone interviews
Hand-selecting Mentors for post-9/11 veterans based on their career interests, personalities, locations, etc.
Managing a caseload of mentorships and providing facilitation and high-touch support to mentoring relationships between Fortune 500 leaders and transitioning veterans
Troubleshooting difficult relationships, providing resources, training and guidance as needed
Keeping your assigned veterans well-informed of professional opportunities in their local area or fields of interest
Secondary Responsibilities (approx. 25%)
Proactively suggesting and implementing ideas for improving ACP's programs
Working on additional project teams, such as social media, corporate relations, veteran outreach, website design, process improvement, etc.
Dedication to ACP's mission and a desire to assist post-9/11 service members with their career development
Commitment to non-profit work
Bachelor's Degree with a GPA of 3.5 or at least three years of relevant work experience
Ability to work well independently and in teams
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Strong attention to detail
Flexibility to evolving responsibilities
Positive attitude and sense of humor
Paid vacation and holidays
Healthcare, vision and dental benefits
Interviews will be conducted in person in NYC.
ACP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Veterans and military spouses are strongly encouraged to apply.