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 
Operations Coordinator
NC Research Fellow
Project Manager, Class of 2020 Virtual Advising 

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, NY; or Washington, D.C.


Operations Coordinator

The Operations Coordinator will be responsible for creating and maintaining the necessary systems and processes to support the day to day operations of the CAC national office during a period of substantial organizational growth. In addition, the Operations Coordinator will provide executive administrative support to both the President and COO.  The Operations Coordinator will gain valuable exposure to all aspects of operations within a large, national nonprofit organization. This unique opportunity is ideal for a detailed oriented person interested in strengthening their operation and project management skills.

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The Operations Coordinator reports to the Chief Operating Officer and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC.


NC Research Fellow

The NC Research Fellow will play a critical role in supporting CAC’s research and evaluation efforts. A large part of the fellow’s role will include serving as the project lead on a qualitative study. Through in-depth data collection, the fellow will analyze college- going cultures that exist within North Carolina partner high schools and the CAC adviser influence on those college-going cultures. Specifically, the fellow will conduct interviews, surveys, and observations at four North Carolina high schools (locations TBD), spending 5 days at each high school. In addition to leading the qualitative study, the research fellow will support the research and evaluation team’s projects in North Carolina including conducting an analysis of college enrollment outcomes, exploring advisers’ impact on the state, and gathering data from potential expansion sites. The researcher will work closely with CAC’s internal and external evaluation teams, averaging 15-20 hours a week with more committed hours (approximately 35-40 hours) during the weeks of school visits.

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The NC Research Fellow reports to the Director of Evaluation and Impact Measurement and will be based in Chapel Hill, NC.


Project Manager, Class of 2020 Virtual Advising 

The Project Manager for the Class of 2020 virtual advising initiative (a partnership between CAC and the College Board) will be a results-oriented, analytical thinker. Building upon CAC’s learnings in virtual advising, this initiative will deliver remote advising services to high-potential, on-track, low/moderate income juniors, with the goal of seeing them matriculate to the best match/fit postsecondary institutions for their achievement level. Working closely with the College Board, the Project Manager, Class of 2020 Virtual Advising will support the Director of the Learning Lab in designing and implementing a data-driven virtual advising model that reaches and exceeds key student outcomes and funder-specified goals.

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The Project Manager, Class of 2020 Virtual Advising reports to the Director of Learning Lab and will be based in New York, NY or Chapel Hill, NC.