Update: This search was completed and the new VP of Site Operations, Erin Carlin Campbell, was placed in February 2016. Read the press release about Erin joining the College Possible Executive Team!
On behalf of our client, College Possible, CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained search for their VICE PRESIDENT of SITE OPERATIONS
To view the full position profile, please click here: Position Profile – VP Site Operations
THE SEARCH: As College Possible continues to grow, we are looking for our first Vice President of Site Operations. This role will be part of the senior leadership team of College Possible and will supervise five Executive Directors across the United States and a Manager of Site Support. This position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.
THE ORGANIZATION: Founded in 1999 as Admission Possible, College Possible is a growing non-profit dedicated to coaching low-income students to and through college, breaking the cycle of poverty and empowering our workforce. Our rigorously tested model earns top-of-field results that have helped 98 percent of students served earn admission to college. A 2011 Harvard University study found that the program more than doubles a student’s chance of enrolling in a four-year college. Overall, our students are 10 times more likely to earn a college degree than their low-income peers. College Possible has a budget of over $12 million, 75 full-time employees, and more than 160 AmeriCorps and VISTA service members. During the 2014-15 school year, we will serve 18,000 students in 53 partner high schools and nearly 300 college campuses. Headquartered in Saint Paul, MN, College Possible currently serves students in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Milwaukee, Portland, Omaha, Philadelphia, Chicago, and college campuses nationwide.
THE POSITION: reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Vice President, Site Operations will empower, manage, lead and support the current College Possible Executive Directors in Milwaukee, Omaha, Portland, Philadelphia and soon to be Chicago. Site supervision includes the functional areas of: revenue, service impact, development, management, and retention of coaches and staff, and site board development and relations. In addition, the role manages the team of 3 professionals in the Twin Cities who provide support for the development function in the regional locations.
To apply, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries will remain confidential.