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Career Program Manager, Posse Chicago

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The Posse Foundation, Chicago | Chicago, IL
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The Career Program Manager co-leads Posse’s Career Program in Chicago. 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) Developing and leading exciting, career-enhancing programming (e.g. workshops and special events); (2) Collaborating with the Director and development staff to cultivate and manage career partnerships; and (3) Connecting Scholars and alumni to resources that allow them to access a range of career development services, including internship and job search support, skill building, and ongoing career guidance. As the site’s leader for career programming and part of the local management team, the Career Program Manager supports other Posse programming as needed in collaboration with the Program Directors. 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.

Qualities/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Experience working with youth strongly preferred
  • Experience working in corporate settings is a plus
  • Experience managing volunteers a plus
  • Experience facilitating workshops preferred
  • Event planning experience preferred
  • 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

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
  • 403B plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous paid time off policy

The Career Program Manager co-leads Posse’s Career Program in Chicago. 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…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

How to Apply

Candidates are required to submit a resume and cover letter when applying.

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about The Posse Foundation please visit www.possefoundation.org.

Candidates are required to submit a resume and cover letter when applying.

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about The Posse Foundation…

Location

111 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60604

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