Employment Opportunities

Director of Growth & Strategic Partnerships

The Director of Growth & Strategic Partnerships cultivates and expands strategic partnerships with school districts, school networks, and youth-serving and community organizations. The Director leads the development and execution of the outreach strategy with the support of a small team of direct reports focused on individual outreach and marketing. The Director’s focus is driving the recruitment process; building a durable, vibrant pipeline of new participants and partners; qualifying and tracking prospects; and supporting student-to-student recruitment efforts. This position is available in either the Washington DC office or the Downtown Oakland, CA office.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@jsa.org. Include “Director of Growth – (Your Name) in subject line. Please, no phone calls. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Program Director

The Program Director will support the chapters, student leaders, teacher/advisors and programs of the Junior State of America in the Northern California and Arizona regions. During the school year, the Program Director will work with the elected student leaders of the Junior State of America to conduct educational conventions and conferences, as well as chapter leaders and teacher advisors to support chapter activities on high school campuses. During the summer, the Program Director will serve as an administrator at a residential summer program of The Junior State of America Foundation.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@jsa.org. Include “Program Director – (Your Name) in subject line. Please, no phone calls.

Program Associate

The Program Associate directly supports JSA’s Programs Team (six Program Directors and the Chief Program Officer) with program administration and logistical implementation of program activities. This role also coordinates operations for JSA’s DC office. This position is intended to improve JSA’s ability to carry out its mission by improving cross-departmental efficiency and communications. Given the nature of the work, we seek strong applicants that demonstrate organization, emotional intelligence, self-awareness, approachability, and a sense of humor!

To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@jsa.org. Include “Program Associate – (Your Name) in subject line. Please, no phone calls.

Communications Manager

The Communications Manager is a central member of our team, working across all departments, serving as our primary digital storyteller and community engager. You’ll share JSA’s stories and messages with a variety of stakeholder groups (students, teachers, parents, alums, donors) via email, social media, video, texts, brochures, and other mediums.

To apply email resume and cover letter to Tom Silverman at tsilverman@jsa.org. Include “Communications Manager – (Your Name)” in the subject line. Due to the high volume of interest, we cannot accept phone calls.