Careers

At College Advising Corps, we believe that every student deserves the opportunity to enter and complete higher education and are committed to supporting students as they navigate the complex processes of college admissions, financial aid, and enrollment.

We aspire to build one of the most innovative, diverse, and inclusive teams in the country. At College Advising Corps, we believe that our work is not just a vocation. It is a mission.

We invite you to join our team!

Accounting Specialist
College Transition Adviser
Communications Specialist
Director of Information Technology

Project Supervisor, CollegePoint
Regional Director, Texas & Utah
Virtual Adviser

 

Accounting Specialist
College Advising Corps seeks detail- and results-oriented candidates who are excited about contributing to the behind-the-scenes work of an organization that is changing the world.  This position is expected to grow in the coming years along with the growth of the organization, so we seek candidates with a strong capacity to learn, grow, and adjust while maintaining a high level of excellence in their work. The Accounting Specialist is a critical role that provides support related to financial administration, accounts receivable, budgeting, monitoring costs, contracts and other business needs. This position supports internal and external stakeholders in finance-related matters, and supports other tasks that may be needed to support College Advising Corps’ finance department. The Accounting Specialist reports to the Senior Director of Finance and will be based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. For more information or to apply, please visit the job listing on Jazz HR.

College Transition Adviser
The College Transition Adviser (CTA) is an integral part of CAC’s summer melt strategy for the six rootEd MCAC partner high schools. From late May/June – August, the adviser will develop and lead programming, communication, and outreach to students in order to reduce barriers to college enrollment. The adviser will be responsible for managing a caseload of recent graduates from one or more of the rootEd high schools, developing relationships with the students and parents/families, and providing resources and assistance to ensure enrollment. Find more on the listing on Jazz HR.

Communications Specialist
The Communications Specialist will be responsible for internal and external communications. This position plays a lead role in developing communications that reach the national media, donor prospects, and the education and nonprofit communities as well as CAC partners, including collaborating universities, colleges, and donors. 
This position creates, develops, and disseminates three kinds of stories, those featuring the lessons that CAC’s national team is learning about educational issues and college preparation through its research and evaluation; how local advisers and program directors are changing students’ lives; and why partners and investors have chosen to support and should support CAC’s work. The Communication Specialist will use all available tools to convey these messages, boost CAC’s programs and reputation, foster pride and confidence among CAC partners and advisers, and help propel a new level of interest in and support for the work of CAC. To apply, visit Jazz HR.

Director of Information Technology
The Director of IT will be responsible for creating and executing the strategic direction for the information systems at CAC. This will include researching new potential technology vendors, leveraging our existing technology, assessing risk, and prioritizing the needs of the organization. The Director of IT will report to the Chief Operating Officer and will be located in Chapel Hill, NC. For more information or to apply, please visit the job listing on Jazz HR.

Project Supervisor, CollegePoint
The Project Associate, College Point (CP) Initiative supports the daily operations of College Point, an initiative of Bloomberg Philanthropies to increase the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who enroll in selective institutions that match their academic potential. S/he leads and manages a team of up to 10 Virtual Advisers in setting ambitious targets, trouble-shooting challenging advising situations, celebrating achievements and communicating learnings. S/he works closely with other Project Supervisors to replicate effective strategies across all CollegePoint Virtual Advisers. S/he also supports the broader strategies, research agenda and continuous improvement efforts for CAC and the College Point project team by leading and/or contributing to ad hoc projects and evaluation efforts. For more information or to apply, please visit the job listing on Jazz HR.

Regional Director, Texas & Utah
The Regional Director will provide leadership and support to CAC programs and special projects in Texas and Utah. You will work in collaboration with colleagues who lead programs in the Western Region. The Regional Director’s objectives will be to:

  • Ensure partner programs reach programmatic goals, consistently maintain high fidelity to the CAC near-peer service model, and execute high-quality support for students
  • Identify and maintain a network of high-impact partners (including higher education leaders, investors, and government officials) critical to the maintenance, sustainability and success of our university programs in Texas and Utah
  • Support the Texas programs in developing a dedicated, informed approach to working with students with learning differences (LD) to foster greater access and success in postsecondary education among students with learning differences

For more information or to apply, please visit the job listing on Jazz HR.

Virtual Adviser
The Virtual Adviser position works with the virtual model through CollegePoint, an enterprising initiative with unique goals centered around increasing the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who apply to, matriculate, and graduate from high graduation rate colleges and universities- institutions with graduation rates above 70 percent. CollegePoint Virtual Advisers use multiple technology interfaces to advise students throughout the year following a four-core curriculum. In addition to advising, Virtual Advisers are also responsible for diligently recording and tracking advising activities and student engagement and actions to accurately track and measure personal benchmarks and programmatic milestones. Virtual Advisers work 40 hours a week, 32 hours remote and eight hours in-person in the CAC National Office. This position is a non-exempt position. Ample training, mentoring, and coaching is provided to support building the skills necessary to be successful. For more information or to apply, please visit the job listing on Jazz HR.