Jobs at Posse

Posse is always looking for the best talent to join our team. We are a growing organization located in nine 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 Chicago

Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator acts as a project organizer. S/he is a main support to the Program Director and supports the entire program team. S/he directly supports the dynamic assessment process/recruitment, pre-collegiate training, and the career and campus programs. S/he maintains the student database and networks, organizes volunteers, plans special events, maintains other critical databases and files, keeps calendars and schedules, makes travel plans, coordinates major mailings, and manages phone calls. The Program Coordinator is responsible for organizing and managing special project logistics including the awards ceremony, pre-collegiate writing program, the summer Posse Olympics, and retreats. S/he reports to the Program Director.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors 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
  • Knowledge of design software
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter to:

Louis Marquis Program Director, Posse Chicago
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The Posse Foundation, Inc.
Attn: Louis Marquis
111 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60604

Deadline for submission of application is March 23, 2015.
no phone calls please

Posse Miami

Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator acts as a project organizer. S/he is a main support to the Program Director and supports the entire program team. S/he directly supports the dynamic assessment process/recruitment, pre-collegiate training, and the career and campus programs. S/he maintains the student database and networks, organizes volunteers, plans special events, maintains other critical databases and files, keeps calendars and schedules, makes travel plans, coordinates major mailings, and manages phone calls. The Program Coordinator is responsible for organizing and managing special project logistics including the awards ceremony, pre-collegiate writing program, the summer Posse Olympics, and retreats. S/he reports to the Program Director.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors 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
  • Knowledge of design software
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter to:

Benjamin Bingman-Tennant Program Director, Posse Miami
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The Posse Foundation, Inc.
1101 Brickell Ave., Suite 1000N
Miami, FL 33131

Deadline for submission of application is March 31, 2015.
no phone calls please

Posse National (New York, NY)

Program Coordinator, Veterans Program

The Program Coordinator acts as a project organizer. S/he is a main support to the Director and supports the entire veterans program team. S/he directly supports the dynamic assessment process/recruitment, pre-collegiate training, and the career and campus programs. S/he maintains the student database and networks, organizes volunteers, plans special events, maintains other critical databases and files, keeps calendars and schedules, makes travel plans, coordinates major mailings, and manages phone calls. S/he reports to the Director. S/he will:

  • Support the Dynamic Assessment Process by managing the contact database of all candidates and nominating institutions.
  • Assist in recruiting candidates for the Posse Veterans Program.
  • Serve as a resource for candidates throughout the recruitment process.
  • Develop and implement a communication strategy to keep interested candidates engaged in the program throughout the recruitment and selection processes.
  • Support the planning of key programming events including the Awards Ceremony and Pre-Collegiate Training events.
  • Support the Pre-Collegiate Training program by managing Scholar logistics, organizing special programming events, and preparing materials.
  • Maintain team calendar and office management.

Qualities/Qualifications:

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to organize, manage, prioritize, and complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Database management skills a plus
  • Event management experience a plus
  • Experience working with veterans or adult students a plus
  • Ability to relate to and interact with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Able to work autonomously and within a team
  • Proficiency required in MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, internet and email
  • Must be enthusiastic, possess a strong work ethic
  • U.S. Veterans strongly encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values

To Apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter to:

Norma Esquivel Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
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The Posse Foundation
Att: Norma Esquivel
14 Wall Street, 8A-60
New York, NY 10801

Deadline for submission of application is March 24, 2015.
no phone calls please

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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