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

Director

The primary responsibilities of the Director are to represent the youth focused mission of the program, manage the financial operations of the site, maintain strong university partner relationships, work closely with a local advisory board, and to recruit and manage a team that ensures the coordination of all program operations. The Director must be highly motivated, organized, enthusiastic, willing to travel, a great communicator, hardworking, and a strong role model. The Director reports to the Chief Operating Officer.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree preferred
  • 5+ years management experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Decisive
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong and inspiring leader
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of university structure and policy
  • Knowledge of Bay Area public high schools
  • Knowledge of higher education and educational access
  • Willing to travel
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please click here

Or send résumé and cover letter to:
The Posse Foundation
14 Wall Street, 8A-60
New York, NY 10005
Att: Alexandra Bushman
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Deadline for submission of application is Thursday, December 8, 2016.
no phone calls please

Veterans Program

Director

The Posse Foundation launched its veterans initiative in 2012 in an effort to increase the rates at which veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces attend and graduate from selective colleges and universities. Based at Posse’s national office in New York City, the veterans program recruits post-9/11 veterans from across the country, sends them in teams to Posse’s college and university partners, and provides ongoing support to ensure their success on campus. Currently, the veterans model recruits Scholars for three partner colleges and universities and plans to add 7 – 9 more partner institutions.

The primary responsibilities of the Director are to represent the mission of the program, manage the program’s financial operations, maintain strong university partner relationships, and recruit and manage a team that ensures the coordination of all program operations. The Director must be highly motivated, organized, enthusiastic, willing to travel, a great communicator, hard-working, and a strong role model. The Director works at Posse’s national office in New York City and reports to the Associate Vice President.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree preferred
  • 5+ years management experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Decisive
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong and inspiring leader
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of university structure and policy
  • Knowledge of higher education and educational access
  • Knowledge of educational transition services and other resources for veterans a plus
  • Willing to travel
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values
  • Veterans encouraged to apply

To Apply please click here

no phone calls please

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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