• North Carolina State University
  • Mount Holly , NC
  • Education - Post Secondary
  • Full-Time
  • 2098 Grandhaven Dr

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Position Information Vacancy Type Temporary Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title College Advising Corps Adviser Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range $25,000 - $29,000 - Salary - (exact salary dependent on grantor) + $6,095 - AmeriCorps Segal Education Award for loan forgiveness or future education costs per year of service Position Number 24CAC19 Work Schedule Monday Friday. Daily work hours follow the partner high school's expected schedule for faculty and staff. Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .80 Department 240405 - TRIO Programs Department College Advising Corps Job City & State College Advising Corps Advisers serve in rural high schools located in Bladen, Chowan, Duplin, Franklin, Granville, Martin, Moore, Pitt, Pender, Perquimans, Washington, and Wayne counties in northeastern and southeastern North Carolina. Updates on the op Essential Job Duties

The College Advising Corps is a national nonprofit that partners with colleges and community-based organizations to increase the postsecondary enrollment for low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students nationwide. For more information about the mission and history of the College Advising Corps, please visit

Founded in 2014, the NC State College Advising Corps seeks to extend educational opportunities to all students across the state of North Carolina. By placing graduates into rural high schools, our program is dedicated to closing the gap in college attainment and ensuring all North Carolina students have access to higher education.

The goal of the college adviser is to work within a partner high schools to increase the postsecondary enrollment for low-income, first generation, and underrepresented students.
The college adviser works toward this goal by:
Providing one-on-one admissions and financial-aid advising to any student or family seeking assistance
Organizing group events that encourage students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to colleges and universities
Establishing productive and strategic relationships with principals, counselors, and teachers within the partner school
Assisting in the efforts of other NC State college adviser(s) within the service area
Documenting and analyzing student interactions to assist in the assessment and long-term sustainability of the program
Maintaining expertise in admissions and financial aid advising
Working closely with college admissions representatives to support students and facilitate college visits
Additional details.
College Advising Corps advisers:
Report to NC State-based program staff, as well as a high school-based on-site facilitator
Participate in a 4-week paid training during the summer and ongoing professional development throughout the school year
Commit to one academic year (11 months) of service with a preferred two-year commitment if mutually agreed upon by the program staff and the adviser.
Must be able to relocate to the service area and be involved in the surrounding community

Other Work/Responsibilities

The College Adviser position is an AmeriCorps position which requires 1700 hours of service and includes a commitment to participate in national days of service and additional responsibilities if called upon. The 1700 hours is fully integrated in the day to day responsibilities of the position.

Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor s degree from December 2017 and May 2019

All majors considered

No advanced degree by hire date

Departmental Required Skills

Strong organization, leadership, and communication
Ability to work well with youth and diverse populations
Ability to collaborate effectively with others
Initiative, tact, and diplomacy
Ability to write and speak persuasively
A strong commitment to service
Ability to listen carefully
Ability to effectively navigate Google and Microsoft Office

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Previous work with youth or coursework around youth and education
Previous work with diverse populations
Spanish language proficiency
Previous leadership positions
Previous involvement in a committed volunteer partnership

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

The following documents are required in addition to the application:

Cover Letter
At least 3 educational or professional references
Unofficial Transcript

More information can be found by visiting the website by attending an info session on campus, or by emailing ...@ncsu.edu.

Job Open Date 12/05/2018 Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 12/12/2018 Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2019 AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-###-####.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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