College Adviser

The College Advising Corps (CAC) is a full-time AmeriCorps program that seeks to increase the number of first-generation college bound, low-to-moderate income, and underrepresented high school who enter and persist in college and earn bachelor's degrees by placing recent college graduates to serve as full-time College Advisers in underserved schools across Rhode Island. College Advisers provide college application and financial aid guidance to students and their families while fostering a culture of college attendance and higher education in Rhode Island's urban communities.

  • This posting is for multiple, full-time College Adviser positions. Positions are contingent upon AmeriCorps and other funding.

  • Compensation will include a gross taxable living allowance of $17,000 for the program year, an education award, and health insurance. The living stipend is paid bi-weekly throughout the year.

  • The position will begin with 4 weeks of pre-service training. The position requires a commitment of completing one full program year (August through June). Minimum daily hours are 8:00AM to 4:00PM, on average 40 hours per week depending on school and program training schedules.

  • Participate in AmeriCorps/State Service activities and events

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Must be eligible to complete at least one full-time term of AmeriCorps Service (for this position, the term is defined as August 1 through June 30).

  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

  • Experience with data collection and reporting a plus

  • Strong interest in providing college access services to youth from low-income families and students who would be first generation college students.

  • Experience working with youth and families from diverse backgrounds.

  • Proven ability to organize and manage many tasks and projects simultaneously.

  • Attention to detail and excellent quantitative and record-keeping skills.

  • Flexibility, creativity, independence, accountability and reliability.

Application Requirements:

Round 1 applications are due by Friday February 8, 2019; interviews for compelling applicants will be scheduled during the week of February 18, 2019. Candidates will be notified on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

Round 2 applications are due by Friday April 5, 2019; interviews for compelling applicants will be scheduled during the week of April 15, 2019. Candidates will be notified on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

Candidates notified on rolling basis until positions are filled.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.