Student Leadership Selection

Selection Process and Timeline

Every year, leadership roles re-open for application. Although experience within an agency is preferred, interested applicants for a leadership position may apply for roles outside of their current agency. 

These students are chosen for their demonstrated interest and commitment to PSA, its growth, and betterment. Students interested in these roles should contact the students currently occupying the role they are interested in. Employees are given opportunities to demonstrate interest by stepping up in their roles and for additional tasks.

Executive Board Roles

The Executive Board (EB) is part of the Corporate Division of Penn Student Agencies. These positions lead the strategic direction and team management of their respective function. These roles are recruited annually and offered 1-year contracts typically spanning April to April each fiscal year. 

  • Chief Executive Officer (Filled) 

  • Chief Operating Officer (Filled) 

  • Chief Strategy Officer (Filled) 

  • Chief Marketing Officer (Open) 

Hiring Timeline

Applications for these positions have closed for the FY24 cycle with the exception of the Chief Marketing Officer which is still posted on Workday. 

Interviews

Conducted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Consists of three Interviews across two rounds with the PSA Supervisory Board
  1. Behavioral (In-Person Panel)
  2. Competency & Situational (In-Person Panel)
  3. Culture & Motivation (In-Person Panel)

Decisions

Before Winter Break 2022 

Anticipated Start Date

January 2023 

Business Managers - Management Board Roles

The Management Board (MB) is comprised of the business managers of each business in PSA’s portfolio. These positions manage the day-to-day functions and decision-making within their business. These roles are typically recruited as needed each semester. For the FY24 team (April 2023 start), all roles will be recruiting,

Internal candidates are preferred; however, external candidates are strongly encouraged!

Business Heads

  • Director, Penn Student Design & Penn Lens 
  • General Manager, Williams Cafe
  • General Manager, Benny’s Diner 
  • General Manager, Penn Closet 
  • Director, firstServices (Filled) 

Operations & Customer Engagement

  • Operations Manager, Benny’s Diner
  • Operations & Logistics Manager, firstServices 
  • Special Deliveries Manager, firstServices 
  • Customer Experience Manager, firstServices 

Finance & Marketing

  • Sales & Marketing Manager, Penn Closet 
  • Sales & Purchasing Manager, Benny’s Diner 
  • Sales & Purchasing Manager, Williams Cafe 
  • Marketing & Outreach Manager, Williams Cafe 

Hiring Timeline

Applications Open on Workday 

November 28th, 2022

Priority Consideration Deadline 

December 12th, 2022

Last Day to Apply

January 06th, 2023

*Some position may close before this date if they are filled. Apply early if you are interested. 

Interviews 

Conducted on a rolling basis from December 12th, 2022 until all positions are filled.

Consists of two Interviews:
  1. Behavioral (Executive Board Panel) 
  2. Competencies, Situational, Culture, & Motivation (Supervisory Board & CEO)

Decisions 

Rolling basis until all positions are filled. Job postings are removed from Workday as positions are filled. 

Anticipated Training Period Start Date 

February 2023 

Take Primary Role 

April 03, 2023