Manager, Student Initiatives

The Ohio Society of CPAs | Columbus, Ohio

The Ohio Society of CPAs is seeking a Manager, Student Initiatives for their organization.

Job responsibilities:

This position will: 

  • Coordinate six to eight (6 - 8) Accounting Career Day programs across the state that encourage high school students to pursue a career in accounting
  • Grow student engagement, both at the high school and college level, within The Ohio Society of CPAs and The Ohio CPA Foundation
  • In collaboration with the OSCPA Learning Team, coordinate and oversee volunteer participation in student outreach programs
  • Train and supervise 18 to 20 on-campus student ambassadors employed by The Ohio CPA Foundation to promote CPA career paths and OSCPA membership to Ohio college students
  • Provide presentations to students, educators and organizations on OSCPA programming and initiatives
  • Plan programs and activities that engage underrepresented high school and college students in OSCPA activities and encourage pursuit of the accounting major and CPA credential
  • Develop partnerships with on-campus organizations to reach underrepresented student groups with CPA-career resources programming
  • Plan events to connect students and educators with CPAs for networking, career search and professional development opportunities
  • Work with Young CPA Leadership Board to identify activities that will grow student membership and engagement in OSCPA activities and resources
  • Conduct participant and volunteer surveys to measure effectiveness and improve student initiatives programs

Preferred education and experience requirements:

  • One to three (1-3) years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Ability to develop and implement clear and detailed program plans
  • Excellent writing, communications and public speaking skills
  • Experience in volunteer management and coordination
  • Exceptional organization and time and project management skills
  • Knowledge and proficiency in current Windows operating systems, current Microsoft Office products and general knowledge of customer database applications
  • Regular travel within Ohio required; some travel outside of Ohio possible


  • Hybrid in-office and work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Full-time

Applicants must send both a cover letter and resume no later than June 1,2022 to Becky Hixen at

The Ohio Society of CPAs partners with the accounting profession to advance the state of business so Ohio can enjoy a healthy and sustainable economic environment. With more than 100 years of experience, The Ohio Society of CPAs represents 85,000 CPAs and accounting professionals who are the strategic financial advisors to Ohio's leading businesses.  The organization works with public, private and not-for-profit organizations of every size and sector, leading healthy exchanges between business leaders and policy makers to drive initiatives such as a fair and predictable tax environment in Ohio. The Ohio Society of CPAs is driven by our values in professionalism, integrity, excellence and diversity to advance the accounting profession and build stronger communities across Ohio.

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