Jobs at Posse
Jobs at Posse

Program Director - Veterans

Reporting to the Posse Veterans Program director, the primary responsibilities of the program director are to oversee and manage the Posse Veterans program for up to six (6) university partners, manage a staff of up to four (4) trainers and one (1) program coordinator, and coordinate all program operations for the site, including but not limited to:

  • Developing the program calendar and manage the Dynamic Assessment Process (Posse’s recruitment program), Pre-Collegiate Training, and Campus Program
  • Maintaining and growing a national nominating network of community colleges, veteran service organizations, and military bases
  • Ensuring that prospective candidates remain engaged in the Posse selection process throughout the year
  • Cultivating a network of health, mental health, financial, academic, and other service providers to support Scholar success
  • Planning and facilitating small and large group workshops for Posse Veterans Scholars
  • Monitoring student academic performance, retention and graduation rates, and providing regular reports about student outcomes
  • Managing project-based recruiters located across the country
  • Working closely with the director to ensure that the program is achieving its goals and operating as effectively as possible
  • Supporting the director in maintaining university relations through campus visits and regular communication with designated university administrators and faculty
  • Working closely with the Career Program Manager to ensure alignment in Scholar training and support
  • Ensuring staff development and effectiveness through coaching, modeling, and constructive feedback

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years of management experience
  • U.S. veterans strongly encouraged to apply
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with non-traditional college students
  • Experience working with veterans a plus
  • Excellent demonstrated skills in writing, communication, presentation, and time management
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Decisive
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values
  • Willing and able to travel extensively throughout year (current driver’s license required)
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word and Excel, database management, internet research, email, etc.)
To apply please click here.

Deadline for submission of application is Friday, September 24, 2021.

No phone calls please.

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Sgriffin Posse Retreat Select 152 "I never would’ve dropped out of college if I’d had my posse with me." Learn more about how Posse got its start.