Position Opening: Persistence Program Manager

Position Opening: Persistence Program Manager

Come join our team! Wyman is looking for a committed, energetic, youth-focused individual who is excited about the opportunity to support long-term impact for young people in our region.

The Persistence Program Manager is a member of the Wyman Leaders Program team and is responsible for coordinating all college and post-secondary persistence work for Wyman’s high school graduates. This position manages Wyman scholarships and day-to-day relationships with partner universities and organizations. This role manages a summer orientation session for Wyman 1st and 2nd year students out of high school. This position works collaboratively with the Program Director and Program Managers to ensure seamless college access and persistence programming for participating teens through high school and into college.


As a result of Wyman’s Programs, teens across the region are able to build academic success, healthy behaviors and relationships and life and leadership skills. They graduate on-time, are accepted to colleges and universities, and participate in community service at rates far beyond their peers.

The ten-year Wyman Leaders youth development program includes:

  • College access programming
  • Academic preparation
  • Leadership development
  • Adventure challenge experiences
  • Community service and engagement
  • College tours and college immersion visits
  • Post-secondary support and coaching
  • Career exploration
  • Academic and social-emotional coaching
  • And much more!

Wyman is recognized by some of the nation’s leading youth development organizations and ranked among the best places to work in St. Louis. To support the next generation of leaders, we encourage you to stand with us and apply!

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