Job opening: Executive Director

For 25 years, High Jump has been delivering the highest quality academic programs as measured by test scores, high school and college placement. Over the last five years, the program has tripled in size. To sustain the organization’s growth, maintain the commitment to quality and academic rigor and position the organization for further expansion and impact, High Jump needs an exceptional leader for this next chapter.


The next Executive Director will provide strategic and innovative leadership to guide the organization to further growth and impact with students. The Executive Director will focus on broadening the organization’s reach within Chicago, fundraising, operational effectiveness and core mission delivery.


The Executive Director will be a highly visible member of the community, representing High Jump to the partner schools and throughout the Chicago region. S/he will have operational responsibility for High Jump’s programs and staff and will ensure High Jump’s staff of eight and annual teaching staff of 40 are working effectively to support and advance the mission.



Alexandra Corvin and Alison Ranney of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role please email Alex and Alison directly at


High Jump • 59 W. North Blvd. Chicago, IL 60610 • 312.582.7700 • • Si tiene alguna pregunta o desea hablar con alguien en español, favor de llamar al 312.582.7700.