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!

DCAC College Adviser
The UCSB Office of Education Partnerships (OEP) is looking for post-baccalaureate (BA/BS earned in 2020 or 2021) professionals who are taking some time before entering graduate school and the workforce but are passionate about working in education and motivated to help increase educational opportunities for high school students. The Destination College Advising Corps (DCAC) Fellowship is a full-time, two-year commitment with each year being an 11-month fellowship. You can learn more about the UCSB DCAC program here.

Project Specialist, East
The Project Specialist, East will develop and disseminate knowledge, tools, and resources for effective advising. The Project Specialist, East also manages the delivery of training essential to effective advising.  Trainings focus on the knowledge, skills, and capacities advisers need to achieve goals established for CAC’s key performance indicators, including one on one meetings, family engagement, financial aid assistance, and best match and fit advising.  In addition, the Project Specialist, East will develop tools and resources to support advisers working with distinct populations, including but not limited to 9th – 11th graders, students with learning differences, and rural students.  The overarching goal is to increase college readiness and propel students to enroll in a college fit for them by helping advisers meet the unique needs of students. 

Virtual College Adviser, HATCH
CAC is seeking a full-time Virtual College Adviser to support a pilot project, Hybrid Advising Texas College Horizons (HATCH) partnering with the Texas Education Agency (TEA). HATCH’s goal is to increase college and career readiness, postsecondary enrollment, and postsecondary persistence among Texas high school students. Specifically, this fully remote adviser will serve as one of two advisers for a school in the Coastal Bend region of Texas (outside Corpus Christi). The Adviser ensures that students have the information necessary to explore the full range of career and college options. The Remote Adviser is also responsible for diligently recording and tracking student engagement and programmatic milestones
leading to college enrollment.

In this project, the Adviser serves 9th and 10th graders through virtual 1-on-1s, regular delivery of timely content via text and email, and monthly virtual events that reinforce critical milestones in postsecondary access and success. They also support the design and development of content that gets delivered to the students they serve and assist with other operational and management tasks as needed. As this is a pilot, the Adviser is expected to contribute to internal learnings around effective student engagement, virtual events, and data management practices to help refine the CAC hybrid advising model for future scale. This project is in its third year of a three-year grant for the 2021-2022 school year.

College Adviser – College Advising Corps – Rhode Island
The College Advising Corps – Rhode Island seeks to hire recent college graduates to serve as college advisers in high-need high schools. As members of a national movement, College Advising Corps – Rhode Island advisers will help students in underserved communities realize their dreams of a post-secondary education. College advisers will report to a program manager and to an on-site liaison in their respective high school placement sites in Rhode Island. To learn more or to apply, visit JazzHR.

College Adviser, Washington College Advising Corps
The College Advising Corps seeks to hire recent college graduates to serve as college advisers in high-need high schools in the counties of Skagit, Yakima, Klickitat, and Grant. The high schools are existing GearUp partners with the University of Washington and have agreed to participate in this new program. As inaugural college advisers in the state, through a partnership with the University of Washington, advisers are part of a national movement that will help students in underserved communities realize their dreams of a post-secondary education. For more information, visit JazzHR.

Communications Specialist (part-time)
We are seeking a Communications Specialist with exceptional writing skills and excellent attention to detail. The Communications Specialist is highly motivated, a self-starter, and organized. The position is responsible for internal and external communications. This position creates written content directed at multiple audiences, including national staff, advisers, alumni, donors, and university partners. The Communications Specialist writes for various mediums and channels, including web and blog, email, social media, presentation decks, and print collateral materials. For more information and to apply, visit JazzHR.

Senior Manager, Donor Services
College Advising Corps is seeking a Senior Manager of Donor Services who will report to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO). This position can be a remote position based anywhere in the United States. The position will ultimately be a supervisory position with a growing staff to include a stewardship manager, gift processing specialist, and prospect research manager. The Senior Manager of Donor Services is a leadership position that will partner with the national leadership team and our program partners to build a centralized and standardized fundraising operation with the goal to increase revenue generated through philanthropy. For more information and to apply, please visit JazzHR.

National Director of Grants
CAC is seeking a mission-driven professional with development experience to help us manage our fundraising activities with corporations, foundations, government agencies, and other philanthropic institutions. As the lead writer on proposals and reports to major donors, the NDG will play an essential role in the organization’s ability to generate $20+ million in general operating and program support, and to serve as a positive ambassador with funders and other community partners. This is a key position that will partner with the national leadership team and our program partners to build a centralized and standardized fundraising grants program with the goal to increase revenue generated through philanthropy. For more information and to apply, visit JazzHR.

Regional Director of Advancement
College Advising Corps is seeking 3 Regional Directors of Advancement (West, Midwest, and Southeast.) The Regional Director of Advancement reports to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO). This position will be a remote position based in the geographic region. This role is responsible for all charitable giving and partners with individual CAC programs in the assigned region to drive the execution and improvement of charitable giving within their assigned region. This includes annual funds, major gifts, planned giving, and corporate and foundation relation efforts. The role will set goals, remove barriers for the team, and monitor metrics to optimize the charitable support of -College Advising Corps. This is a key position that will partner with the national leadership team and our program partners to build a centralized and standardized fundraising operation with the goal to increase revenue generated through philanthropy. For more information and to apply, visit Regional Director, West, Regional Director, Midwest, and Regional Director, Southeast.