Open Staff Positions

Leadership PRograms Manager

We are looking for a talented, collaborative and versatile professional to manage our Leadership programs. The right person will love the challenge and the inspiration that comes with developing great processes that support the incredible array of talented leaders in this region. We have a strong commitment to both equity and learning and we look for people who are energized by both and share the commitment.

The Leadership Programs Manager provides day-to-day leadership for the Leadership Program team’s activities and fills a critical supporting role in developing and implementing the team’s strategic goals. This position leads the team’s portion of Ecosystem grants and Event Sponsorship grants, plays a partnering role on the Bush Fellowship program and a supportive role on the Change Network program and other team activities.

Register for a brief webinar on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 11:30 am Central to better acquaint you with the Foundation and this position. If you wish to be anonymous during the webinar, please register as Archie Bush. The recording will be available on this page following the webinar.

Download the full job description for more information (PDF)

There are three ways to submit your application:

  • Apply online.
  • Send a resume and cover letter to
  • Mail a resume and cover letter to Gao Lee, Talent Development, Bush Foundation, 101 Fifth Street East, Suite 2400, St. Paul, MN 55101.

Apply by noon Central on Tuesday, October 2 to ensure that your application will be given priority consideration. 

The Bush Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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