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Welcome to the Career Opportunities page, your gateway to joining a dynamic team dedicated to empowering students’ educational journeys. Here, we regularly post open positions within the Foundation that offer unique opportunities to make a meaningful impact on the lives of aspiring scholars. 

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Organization:  ACCESS College Foundation

Position Description:  College and Career Success Advisor

Reports to:  College and Career Success (C&CS) Coordinator

 

Description:

The ACCESS College Foundation is seeking an organized, reliable, team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks as the College and Career Success Advisor.  This person will advise ACCESS Scholars at select schools and provide career services to ACCESS Scholars on our current 15 College and Career Success campuses.  The Advisor will work with community members to coordinate internship opportunities.  This position is an 11-month position with a 37.5 hour work week with regular hours Monday through Friday depending on work location.  There are times that after hours and weekend work are required.  Starting annual salary is $61,231 and the employment term will start on 8/19/2024.  A robust benefits package is available. 

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree.  The successful candidate must be creative and detail-oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills. Computer skills are required, and the ability to work with the Microsoft Office suite (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) is essential as well as experience in database software. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree and higher education experience in career services.  Must be able to provide his or her own transportation to and from work locations and other program events.  Must be able to lift, push or pull a minimum of fifty pounds from one location to another.

Required Skills:

Successful candidate must have:

  • Experience in/familiarity with college and financial aid processes.
  • Experience working in an environment requiring significant collaboration and networking with local businesses, organizations, and community leaders.
  • Exceptional presentation skills (oral and written) and the interpersonal skills necessary to represent the Foundation to a broad range of constituents.
  • Enthusiasm for helping students connect with internship and career opportunities.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

Essential Functions:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Focus on assisting ACCESS Scholars through their time in college with one-on-one advising. Provide assistance with the FAFSA each year, advocating for students, and providing workshops to keep students informed and engaged.
  2. Coordinate internship opportunities for ACCESS.
  3. Collaborate with the career services centers at each of the College and Career Success campuses.
  4. Conduct on-campus career workshops focusing on hard and soft skills to prepare ACCESS Scholars for post-college success.
  5. Conduct practice interviews with ACCESS Scholars for internships and jobs.
  6. Maintain and provide accurate records for Access Scholars in Database.
  7. Collect and report program measurement monthly using information from Database.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the C&CS Coordinator and Vice-President for Programs.

To Apply: 

Submit resume and letter of interest by email to Cheryl Jones, Vice-President for Programs, at cjones@accesscollege.org no later than 4:00 p.m. on June 19, 2024 or until the position is filled.  Summarize any training, skills and/or characteristics you have that qualify you for the position in your letter of interest.  Access College Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Drug Free Workplace employer valuing diversity and invites applications from all qualified candidates.  No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins accepted.