Position Openings: Persistence Coach

Position Openings: Persistence Coach

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

Persistence Coach

The Persistence Coach is a member of the Wyman Leaders Program Team and is responsible for coordinating all post-secondary persistence work for post-secondary level scholars in the program. The Persistence Coach provides immediate support and intervention, access to relevant services, and facilitates leadership and character driven experiences. This role supports a summer orientation session for Wyman 1st and 2nd year students out of high school. These experiences will ultimately contribute to the program’s vision of collective leadership, in urban communities among scholars, throughout their educational journey and post-college careers.

Qualified individuals will have a Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, psychology, or a related field and preferably 2-4 years of relevant experience.

To learn more about this position and to apply, click here.


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 apply.

Wyman is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

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