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 National (New York, NY)

Assistant to the President

The assistant to the president directly supports the president of The Posse Foundation. S/he will help the president to maintain professional contacts and networks, keep and manage schedule and calendar, draft correspondence, and field phone calls. The position includes management and execution of special projects, research, and relationship-building responsibilities. S/he will serve and communicate with the national board and advisory boards, setting meeting dates, maintaining board files, taking minutes, and preparing board packages. S/he will also develop and maintain databases and files, oversee preparation and proper execution of contracts and be responsible for official paperwork.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply please submit your résumé and cover letter to:

Jake Moreno Coplon
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The Posse Foundation
14 Wall Street, Suite 8A-60
New York, NY 10005
Deadline for submission of application is: July 13, 2016.
no phone calls please.

Posse New Orleans

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:

  • 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 submit your résumé and cover letter to:

Prisca Washington, Program Director, Posse New Orleans
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The Posse Foundation
1515 Poydras St., Suite 610
New Orleans, LA 70112
Deadline for submission of application is: Tuesday, July 12, 2016.
no phone calls please.

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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