Student-Breakthrough Manchester at The Derryfield School

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

New Hampshire, USA
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.

Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we're ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.

The opportunity

Southern New Hampshire University is seeking a student employee to fill the role of Assistant to Program Director for Breakthrough Manchester. Breakthrough is an intensive, year-round academic enrichment program for promising middle school students. This position is responsible for managing and supporting various aspects of this non-profit educational organizations. The person who fills this position will receive significant training and support and is expected to become autonomous in successfully achieving duties. Applicants must qualify for Federal Work-Study as part of the financial aid offer.

Primary Duties:

Assist with clerical duties

  • Management of confidential data and academic information

  • Special event planning and preparation

  • Assist with teacher training events and program sessions

  • leading or collaborating on administrative and communications projects

  • supporting logistical aspects of once-per-month Saturday programming

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a degree program at SNHU

  • Work-Study as part of the financial aid package

  • Ability to work effectively in many different environments with people from diverse backgrounds (ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, professional, generational)

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Creativity, enthusiasm and resilience

  • Proficiency with various computer and web-based systems including Google applications and databases

  • Must be a team player and consistently exhibit the following qualities:

Strong evidence of commitment and loyalty to the program’s vision and mission

Trustworthiness and the ability to fully trust other team members and superiors

Communication skills to address conflicts in a timely and professional manner

Ownership and accountability for work and mistakes

Consistent and superior attention to details and results


Breakthrough operates Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm, with some exceptions. The ideal candidate is ready to commit approximately 10 hours per week for the school year (excluding school vacations) and is willing to work some evenings and/or Saturdays.

We believe real innovation comes from inclusion - where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you're wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we're looking for.