Jobs at Posse

Posse is always looking for the best talent to join our team. We are a growing organization located in ten cities with career opportunities for highly qualified and experienced individuals who believe in what we do. Please visit this page to check if we’ve posted new job opportunities. Posse also lists jobs on Idealist, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and other higher education career postings.

Posse is proud to offer competitive benefits to our employees. Some of our benefits include:

  • Employer paid medical, dental, and life insurance plan for employee
  • Paid parental leave
  • 403(B) plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous paid time off policy

Posse Bay Area

Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is the primary administrative support for the local site. During recruitment, program coordinators manage incoming nominations, the interview schedule, and student personal information through Salesforce. Additionally, program coordinators provide logistical support for each phase of the interview process, as well as the Award Ceremony, and often take the lead in organizing volunteers. During Pre-Collegiate Training, program coordinators play a key role in managing the Writing Program and coordinate logistics for special events such as summer retreats and the Posse Olympics. In support of the Campus Program, program coordinators collect and organize student data and assist program directors in producing regular reports. Program coordinators also manage travel logistics and supplies for special events on campus. In addition to these responsibilities, program coordinators provide general support for the local office such as managing calendars, tracking office supplies, answering phones, and welcoming students and guests. The program coordinator reports directly to the program director of the site.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Experience with youth is a plus
  • Ability to work well with college students
  • Able to work autonomously and within a team
  • Event management experience a plus
  • Proficiency required in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, internet and email
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and MS Access a plus
  • Proficiency/Knowledge of Salesforce a plus
  • Knowledge of design software
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Wednesday, April 26, 2017
no phone calls please

Posse National

Accounting Associate

This position reports directly to the Accounting Manager. This person is responsible for ensuring the appropriate processing of invoices and receivables and maintaining the proper records to be used by the accounting department during audit.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily data-entry of invoices, efficiently and accurately
  • Maintenance of account receivables
  • Maintenance of vendors in the accounting system
  • Execution of check processing in an organized and timely manner (including automated and manual checks)
  • Allocation of credit card expenses to proper departments
  • Responsible for bank deposits
  • Execution of coding (and re-coding) for all expenses. (Tracking and reporting coding corrections)
  • Generates weekly payable and monthly reconciliation reports
  • Processing of staff reimbursements
  • Responsible for providing tax exempt information to vendors
  • Vendors relations and billing inquires
  • Maintains 1099 records and process annual forms
  • Maintenance of the reconciliation of petty cash accounts for all sites as it relates to national
  • Assists in general accounting transactions as necessary
  • Participates in staff training as it relates to accounting functions
  • Becomes an expert in the accounting system used at Posse
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in accounting
  • Computer literacy in MS Office programs with strong Excel skills required
  • Highly organized and ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of Financial Edge accounting system is a plus
  • Ability to handle high-volume of check processing during peak-times throughout the fiscal year.

To Apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Tuesday, April 18, 2017
no phone calls please

Administrative Assistant

The administrative assistant provides support to three members of the national leadership team at Posse. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: general administrative functions, assembling various support materials and reports, email/phone correspondence, supporting projects throughout all departments, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements and managing schedules and expense reports for all three supervisors. They must be highly organized, enthusiastic, a great communicator and a strong writer. The successful candidate must also be a proactive team player, detail-oriented and have a strong sense of responsibility, self-motivation and great organizational skills.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills including intermediate to advance knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Monday, April 24, 2017
no phone calls please

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer

The CFO/CAO reports directly to the President and is a key member of the national leadership team at Posse.The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in a senior role. CPA or Master’s degree in accounting or finance preferred. This position oversees all accounting practices, tax and audit functions, and investments — and works closely with the board’s finance and audit committee. This position is also responsible for human resources administration and information technology operations. Posse’s CFO/CAO is responsible for the integrity of the financial information for the organization. S/he must have strong management, analytical and interpersonal skills and the ability to use tact, diplomacy and good judgement.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing accounting and financial operations
  • Implementing and maintaining accounting policies and internal controls
  • Ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local tax and registration requirements for 501©(3) organizations
  • Ensuring timely reporting of all financial information to and for all Posse sites and departments
  • Managing the development and administration of the budget/s
  • Ensuring appropriate accounting training for accounting team and local sites
  • Developing and administering personnel policies and procedures, including employee benefit and compensation programs
  • Integrating risk management into all processes of the job functions
  • Supervising IT Manager and IT operations

We are looking for someone who is collaborative and hardworking and who thrives in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will have these qualities/qualifications:

  • CPA or Master’s degree
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector
  • Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate financial concepts to individuals without financial or accounting background
  • Motivated and able to work independently as well as with a team
  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values
  • Knowledge of Financial Edge a plus

To Apply please click here

no phone calls please

Human Resources Generalist

Posse is currently looking for an exceptional person to fill its Human Resources Generalist position. The successful candidates will possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Reporting to the CFO/CAO, and works closely with the Employee Benefits Coordinator and other senior management in the organization. The successful individual will work on recruitment, employee relations, performance management, compensation and special projects associated with HR function.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the processing of payroll and federal, state, and company leaves of absence
  • Process worker’s compensation and unemployment claims
  • Assist with the development of HR policies and procedures
  • Strong background in employment, employee relations, benefits, employee training and government policies that might impact HR
  • Conduct research on relating to HR best practices; stay current with new and relevant city, state and federal laws
  • Process all state and federal mandated reports
  • Oversee the onboarding process, including HR training, for all employees and supervisors
  • Support annual audits including 403B
  • Review and edit annual budget for employee related compensation and benefits
  • Build strong working relationships across the entire organization and serve as a trusted HR professional
  • Provides employees with guidance regarding HR matters
  • Propose and implement necessary changes to job descriptions, evaluations, and personnel policies

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred
  • Minimum of 6+ years of progressive HR experience
  • Must have excellent writing skills, be an effective communicator and able to train staff on HR related policies
  • Strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to handle confidential information with care and discretion
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access) with excellent skills in Excel, ADP Workforce Now, and PowerPlan.
  • Experience in nonprofit a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

no phone calls please

National Training Specialist

The National Training Specialist works in the national office as part of the team responsible for training and evaluating Posse program staff to ensure the quality and consistency of the national Posse Program. The position reports to the National Director of Training and Evaluation and works closely with a team of National Training Specialists. Ideal candidates for this position are strong writers and experienced facilitators who can master material quickly, and are interested in working with issues involving higher education and diversity.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and facilitate local and national staff training
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of initial program training for all new employees
  • Evaluate Posse Program, coach Posse staff members to deliver program with excellence
  • Develop program curriculum for high school and college age groups
  • Assist with the replication of the Posse program in expansion cities
  • Write and revise program manuals
  • Design and facilitate retreats that address issues of diversity for Posse partner colleges and universities
  • Travel to Posse sites and partner universities to model the Posse Program and train Posse staff
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience facilitating small and large groups
  • Experience designing workshops for small and/or large groups
  • Excellent writer
  • Experience coaching individuals and/or teams to effectively deliver a program model
  • Experience working with high school and/or college age students
  • Can work well in highly collaborative teams or independently
  • Strong time management, organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Graduate degree a plus
  • Supervision experience a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Monday, April 24, 2017

no phone calls please

Posse New York

Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is the primary administrative support for the local site. During recruitment, program coordinators manage incoming nominations, the interview schedule, and student personal information through Salesforce. Additionally, program coordinators provide logistical support for each phase of the interview process, as well as the Award Ceremony, and often take the lead in organizing volunteers. During Pre-Collegiate Training, program coordinators play a key role in managing the Writing Program and coordinate logistics for special events such as summer retreats and the Posse Olympics. In support of the Campus Program, program coordinators collect and organize student data and assist program directors in producing regular reports. Program Coordinators also manage travel logistics and supplies for special events on campus. In addition to these responsibilities, program coordinators provide general support for the local office such as managing calendars, tracking office supplies, answering phones, and welcoming students and guests. The program coordinator reports directly to the program director of the site.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Experience with youth is a plus
  • Ability to work well with college students
  • Able to work autonomously and within a team
  • Event management experience a plus
  • Proficiency required in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, internet and email
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and MS Access a plus
  • Proficiency/Knowledge of Salesforce a plus
  • Knowledge of design software
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Posse Veterans

Career Program Manager

The Career Program Manager leads Posse’s Career Program for the Posse Veterans program. The mission of the Career Program is to help Posse Scholars transition from being leaders on campus to become leaders in the workforce. Career Program Managers focus on three key responsibilities: (1) Serving as a resource for Scholars and alumni as they seek career development services, including internship and job search support, skill building, and ongoing career guidance; (2) Collaborating with the Director and development staff to cultivate and manage career partnerships; and (3) Developing and leading exciting, career-enhancing programming (e.g. workshops and special events). As the program’s leader for career programming and part of the program management team, the Career Program Manager supports other Posse programming as needed in collaboration with the Program Director. An important part of the work involves the regular collection of data and reporting on career outcomes. The Career Program Manager is also a part of the National Career and Alumni Programs team and, as such, is responsible for working with national staff to coordinate the delivery of high quality programming for Scholars and Alumni. The Career Program Manager will travel to up to six partner universities annually. S/he will be responsible for maintaining close relationships with program partners, and directors of university career centers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience working with Veterans or other adults strongly preferred
  • Experience working in corporate settings is a plus
  • Experience managing volunteers a plus
  • Experience facilitating workshops
  • Event planning experience
  • Database management skills strongly desired, i.e., Salesforce
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Graduate degree a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Monday, May 1, 2017

Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is the primary administrative support for the Veterans program. During recruitment, program coordinators manage incoming nominations, the interview schedule, and student personal information through Salesforce. Additionally, program coordinators provide logistical support for each phase of the interview process, as well as the Award Ceremony, and often take the lead in organizing volunteers. During Pre-Collegiate Training, program coordinators play a key role in managing the Writing Program and coordinate logistics for special events such as summer retreats. In support of the Campus Program, program coordinators collect and organize student data and assist program directors in producing regular reports. Program Coordinators also manage travel logistics and supplies for special events on campus. In addition to these responsibilities, program coordinators provide general support for the Veterans program such as managing calendars, tracking office supplies, answering phones, and welcoming students and guests. The program coordinator reports directly to the program director of the Veterans program.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to work well with non-traditional college students
  • Able to work autonomously and within a team
  • Event management experience a plus
  • Proficiency required in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, internet and email
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and MS Access a plus
  • Proficiency/Knowledge of Salesforce a plus
  • Knowledge of design software
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Monday, April 24, 2017
no phone calls please

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