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!

Senior Director of Development and External Relations 
Director of Individual Giving
Major Gifts Officer
Project Evaluation Specialist
Executive Assistant to the CEO

Senior Director of Development and External Relations

The Senior Director of Development and External Relations will be responsible for strategically managing 1) College Advising Corps’ fundraising efforts, ensuring that we secure the support and partnerships we need to grow and reach our Goal 2025, and 2) our communications efforts, helping to tell our story to honor the students and advisers we support, as well as inspire new investors to join our movement. The Senior Director of Development and External Relations will set the vision and strategy for development and communications to build a long-term sustainability and growth plan that capitalizes on individual, foundation, and corporate giving; state and federal funding opportunities; designing and executing capital campaigns; and helping our university partners leverage their own fundraising efforts to ensure they contribute at least 60% towards annual operating model costs. The Senior Director of Development and External Relations will lead and supervise a team of approximately six development and communications professionals in addition to serving as a frontline fundraiser, building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to generate revenue from across the 14 states in which we currently operate and beyond as we grow. 

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The Senior Director of Development and External Relations reports to the President and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC; New York City; or Washington, D.C.


Director of Individual Giving

The Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for developing and driving key sources of financial support and revenue diversification for College Advising Corps. More specifically, the Director will build (in collaboration with the Senior Director of Development and External Relations), manage and implement the strategy for our individual giving program, taking revenue streams to the next level. The Director will supervise a Major Gifts Officer (who is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts of $50,000 and above) to establish a dynamic portfolio of high net worth individuals in the 14 states across the country in which we currently operate and beyond as we grow. The Director will design and develop solicitation strategies; identify gift opportunities that match donors’ interests; and solicit gifts and steward major gift donors to support our national growth and ability to reach Goal 2025 in a sustainable manner.

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The Director of Individual Giving reports to the Senior Director of Development and External Relations and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC; New York City; or Washington, D.C.


Major Gifts Officer

The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for playing a key role on our development team to ensure CAC reaches its fundraising goals by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts of $50,000 and above. This individual will oversee a portfolio of 50-100 high wealth prospects in the 14 states across the country in which we currently operate and beyond as we grow. The Major Gifts Officer will design and develop solicitation strategies; identify gift opportunities that match donors’ interests; solicit major gifts; and steward major gifts donors.

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This position will report to the Director of Individual Giving and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC; New York City; or Washington D.C. 


Project Evaluation Specialist

The Project Evaluation Specialist will play a critical role in our organization by supporting the design and implementation of a comprehensive research agenda. As a data-driven learning organization, CAC is committed to rigorously evaluating its impact and the impact of several innovative pilot projects. The Project Evaluation Specialist will work closely with the Director of Evaluation to enhance our organization’s ability to create, analyze, and use data to improve student outcomes, program operations, and organizational efficiency. Specifically, the Project Evaluation Specialist will ensure that project evaluations are implemented with fidelity and rigor and that all relevant internal and external stakeholders are informed of key findings. S/he will oversee all aspects of multiple project evaluations including design, implementation, analysis, and reporting.

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This position will report to the Director of Evaluation and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC.


Executive Assistant to the CEO

The Executive Assistant to the CEO will play a critical role in our organization by providing exceptional administrative support to the CEO to ensure that the CEO operates efficiently and effectively. The Executive Assistant to the CEO serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituents on all matters pertaining to the CEO. The Executive Assistant to the CEO will manage the CEO’s email, travel, and calendar; prepare for meetings that include the CEO; and coordinate with support teams for our Board of Directors, and key funders. Additionally, the Executive Assistant to the CEO will coordinate with the Special Projects Assistant to the CEO in order to ensure alignment on all logistics and communications related to the CEO.

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This position will report to the Founder & CEO and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC.