Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge & High School Relationships Program Manager - Hunting Valley Campus

The Young Entrepreneur Institute at University School is seeking a Program Manager – Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge and High School Relationships for the upcoming academic year 2020-2021. This position is responsible for the Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge program in Northeast Ohio and is responsible for providing overall leadership and vision for YEI’s Northeast Ohio programming for and relationships with high school educators.
Within Northeast Ohio, the Program Manager oversees implementation of YE Pitch Challenge and related educator professional development; cultivates, sustains, and manages key organizational partnerships; and supports fundraising for YEPC activities. This position works closely with the Regional Director and other YEI staff to ensure alignment across programs and nurtures connections with other regional organizations in the entrepreneurship education ecosystem.

This position is dedicated to the mission of YEI, every child should understand and experience entrepreneurship.

Full Job Description HERE.

Principal Position Responsibilities include:
  • Building and managing relationships with local partners including educators, administrators, educational partners, and current and potential funders to support program growth.
  • Developing and implementing a strategy to increase student participation.
  • Managing and supporting the Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge program to achieve YEI mission and grant outcomes.
  • Leading grant writing and reporting for Young Entrepreneur Pitch Challenge and high school programs. Partnering with YEI team to cultivate and manage relationships with existing and potential funders. Identifying potential new funding sources and determine if YEI should apply.
  • Leading entrepreneur extracurricular programs for high school students. Develop program structure and timing, collaborate with US teachers, communicate to student body, prepare, and coach students, and connect students with mentors as needed.
Qualified candidates should possess:
  • Dynamic, collaborative leader committed to increasing the organization's service of youth through entrepreneurship programming.
  • Superior communication skills written and verbal.
  • Strong ability and experience with building relationships and working with various stakeholders including internal teams.
  • Entrepreneurial and resourceful, with the initiative to develop and implement plans to strengthen, sustain and grow participation.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills, including the ability to manage projects simultaneously and to set priorities in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.
  • Passion for the work of YEI and excitement about the potential of this position.
  • Ability to work Saturdays and occasional evening events as needed.
Applications – including resume, cover letter, and references – should be submitted to, University School, 2785 SOM Center Rd, Hunting Valley, OH 44022.

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
Phone: 216-831-2200
University School serves 840 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.