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Careers at First Graduate

First Graduate, a non-profit organization located in San Francisco, helps young people finish high school and become the first in their families to graduate from college. Through a combination of academic support and instruction, high school and college counseling, individual mentoring, and career exploration, First Graduate engages young people in a 10-year comprehensive program designed to increase knowledge, improve skills, and build confidence.

Current Openings

Executive Director

As First Graduate enters this exciting next chapter, the Executive Director will provide strategic leadership to fulfill the organization’s vision for growth. The Executive Director will focus on fundraising, operational
effectiveness and core mission delivery. Working with the Board and staff, the Executive Director will build a clear plan for growth, acknowledging the long-term commitment First Graduate makes to students in the

Reporting to the Board of Directors, with primary oversight by the Executive Committee, the Executive Director directly manages the five members of the Leadership Team: Director of Development, Director of Operations and the Directors of the Middle School, High School and College Success Programs.

The Executive Director, in partnership with the Leadership team, will have operational responsibility for First Graduate’s staff and programs. S/he will ensure First Graduate’s staff of twenty are working effectively to support and advance the mission. The Executive Director will embody First Graduate’s strong internal culture and will work tirelessly to promote the organization throughout the community, accelerating its impact and brand recognition. S/he will attract talent to the organization and ensure the First Graduate team is continually motivated by the work.

The Executive Director will be instrumental in helping First Graduate achieve its potential to continue to serve more students.

Read the detailed job description for more information.

First Graduate is an equal opportunity employer.
No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.