Position Openings: Program Director, Wyman Leaders

Position Openings: Program Director, Wyman Leaders

We are currently seeking candidates excited about leading long-term impact for young people in our region!

The Wyman Leaders Program Director is responsible for full oversight, leadership, and ongoing development of the Wyman Leaders program. This position leads with a commitment to Wyman’s values of centering youth, relationships, learning, and results, and champions Wyman’s commitment to anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Director reports to Wyman’s Senior Director of Programs. Responsibilities include recruiting, hiring, training and leading a staff team; quality implementation of Wyman Leaders in accordance with program standards; managing program within an agreed upon budget; overseeing all evaluation and reporting requirements; and building and maintaining productive, professional working relationships with program partners and agency staff.

Qualified individuals will have a Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, psychology, or a related field (Master’s preferred), 2-4 years minimum of post-secondary access and/or leadership programming experience, and 2-4 years minimum of supervisory experience. The ideal candidate is a self-starter possessing leadership, delegation, and team building skills with success in coaching and developing staff and will be knowledgeable of post-secondary access and success programs and leadership programming, curricula, methods and techniques.




Wyman has a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and we are committed to protecting our teams, the youth we serve, our partners and our community. Applicants must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.

Location: This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement, meaning that this position may work primarily offsite (but can be officed in Eureka if preferred). This position must be available for in-person meetings with colleagues and youth, unless CDC and public health guidelines cannot be met. Works within normal office conditions as well as in a camp environment during the summer. Additional work locations include work at partner sites, program sites, and in the community occurs regularly. Limited travel in and out of state by car or airplane may be necessary.


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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