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!

Program Design Manager
Program Manager
Director of Rural Initiatives  
Director of Major Gifts
Communications Associate
 

Program Design Manager

College Advising Corps seeks a dynamic Program Design Manager with experience in strategic market planning, branding, and product development. This individual will provide leadership and support in two distinct areas: nationally to CAC programs and special projects and regionally to program management in Illinois and Michigan.

The Program Design Manager’s objectives will be to:

  • Systematize existing materials and design new content that articulates CAC’s brand and value proposition
  • Build marketing templates for commonly used program materials (e.g., one-pagers, briefs, etc.)
  • Assess and ensure partner programs consistently follow the CAC near-peer service model and execute high-quality support for students
  • Ensure program staff and advisers receive the resources, support, and coaching necessary to leverage collateral materials

For more information about the Program Manager position and how to apply, click here.

This position will report to the Senior Regional Director, Western Region and will be based in Illinois or Michigan.

Program Manager

College Advising Corps seeks a detail-oriented, results-driven Program Manager to support the Chief Program Officer in overseeing strategic and innovative projects during a critical time in the organization’s rapid growth.

The Program Manager will:

  • Support the Chief Program Officer by providing comprehensive project management support to implement regional expansion with a focus on program excellence
  • Manage multiple high-level projects to drive the strategic vision of CAC, working in close collaboration with the national office and regional teams
  • Develop strong team systems and processes to improve efficiency and optimize performance

For more information about the Program Manager position and how to apply, click here.

This position will report to the Chief Program Officer and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC.


 Director of Rural Initiatives 

College Advising Corps seeks a results-oriented Director of Rural Initiatives to project plan and manage an exciting new initiative in Missouri, with the goal of providing high-quality college advising to 20% of Missouri’s rural high school seniors (~6,000 students annually). In the first year of the initiative (2018-19 school year), you will support the Missouri College Advising Corps’ (MCAC) expansion into five new rural high schools located in southern Missouri and clustered around three community colleges. Further expansion is on the horizon in future years. For more information about the Director of Rural Initiatives position and how to apply, click here.

This position will report to the Senior Regional Director, Western Region and will be based in Missouri.


Director of Major Gifts

College Advising Corps seeks an engaging and high energy Director of Major Gifts. Visionary, results-oriented, and relationship-driven, the Director of Major Gifts will be a key driver to propel the fundraising capacity of CAC’s advancement efforts. Specifically, the Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for helping CAC reach its fundraising goals by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts of $150,000 and above. This individual will manage and supervise a small team in addition to a portfolio of 50-100 high wealth prospects in our 14 states across the country (California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia), by designing and developing solicitation strategies; identifying gift opportunities that match donors’ interests; and personally soliciting gifts and continually stewarding major gift donors. For more information about the Director of Major Gifts position and how to apply, click here.

This position will report to the Chief Advancement Officer and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC, New York City or Washington, D.C.


Communications Associate

College Advising Corps seeks a highly motivated Communications Associate who will be responsible for bringing the CAC message to national audiences and CAC’s own constituencies. Specifically, the associate will play 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 person will create, develop, and disseminate three kinds of stories, those featuring (i) the lessons that CAC’s national team is learning about educational issues and college preparation through its research and evaluation; (ii) how local advisers and program directors are changing students’ lives; and (iii) why partners and investors have chosen to support and should support CAC’s work. For more information about the Communications Associate position and how to apply, click here.

This position will report to the Chief Advancement Officer and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC.