College Completion Senior Program Manager
Reports to: Director of College Completion
About Oakland Promise
Oakland Promise is working to ensure that every Oakland child will graduate from high school
with the expectation, skills, and resources to complete college and be successful in the career of
their choice. Oakland Promise includes four programs: Brilliant Baby, Kindergarten to College
(K2C), Future Centers, and College Scholarships and Completion, that provide a cradle to career
continuum of college-focused support for students. Our program strategies touch the lives of
children and families in early childhood (ages 0-5), elementary, middle, and high school,
culminating in multi-year scholarships and support for students in college. Our goal is to
dramatically increase the number of college graduates from Oakland and ensure that all
students, regardless of background, hold a college-bound identity. Oakland Promise provides
two-year and four-year college scholarships and mentoring to Oakland public high school
students. We are especially interested in skilled individuals committed to social change, who
want to ensure the success of students underrepresented in college, attend, and graduate and
expand their life opportunities. College Completion serves over 2000 scholars in postsecondary
Under minimal supervision, the Senior Program Manager, College Completion, is responsible for
working with staff, volunteers, students, parents, and other relevant persons to support Oakland
Promise’s College Completion program. The Senior Program Manager will manage staff and
cross-collaborate within other programs to carry out the strategic plan of Oakland Promise to
ensure it is addressed in all aspects of program planning and execution, ensuring Oakland
students have equitable access to programs and services needed to graduate from
Employment eligibility will include background check, fingerprints, tuberculosis, and other employment clearance.
We are looking for candidates with availability to start immediately, and encourage you to
apply if you are interested in and qualified for the position.
We are looking for candidates with availability to start immediately and encourage you to apply if you are interested in and qualified for the position.
To apply: Send a single PDF (NOT a Microsoft Word document) of a resume and thoughtful cover letter to [email protected] with “College Completion Senior Program Manager – [Your Name]” in the subject line. Please use your last name and first initial (ex: Doe_J) as the filename of your PDF containing your resume and cover letter.
*Your application must include a cover letter and resume*
Failure to follow these instructions may delay the review of your application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and candidates with the best fit will be contacted for interviews. Unfortunately, the volume of applications will prevent us from responding to all applications received.
Oakland Promise is an equal opportunity employer. Oakland Promise is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity, gender expression, and transgender), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military, and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. It also prohibits discrimination, harassment, disrespectful or unprofessional conduct based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.