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College Adviser

  • Full time
  • Boston
  • $2,448.09/month (taxable) USD / Year

Website College Advising Corps - Boston University

Position Overview:
CAC-BU seeks to select recent Boston-area college graduates for a year of full-time AmeriCorps service as college advisers in partner
high schools. AmeriCorps member college advisers will report to program staff and to an on-site supervisor in each of the schools
they will serve. They serve for 1-2 years in a paid AmeriCorps service position and receive a living allowance as well as a benefits
package including health and dental, educational award, and tuition remission.

Essential Functions:
• Provide one-on-one admissions and financial aid assistance to students and families.
• Organize group events that encourage students and families to create post-graduate plans/apply to college.
• Establish productive working relationships with principals, counselors and teachers in assigned partnerschool.
• Assess, in consultation with CAC-BU and partner school, the needs of the school and adapt programs and activities to meet
these needs.
• Assist the CAC-BU and evaluation staff by collecting and interpreting key progress and outcome variables to evaluate the
effectiveness of programming.
• Record service activity data and submit monthly progress reports to document outcomes.
• Maintain expertise in admissions and financial aid advising by participating fully in pre- and in-service training and other
opportunities for professional development.
Marginal Functions:
• Assist in the efforts of the other CAC-BU advisers.
• Represent CAC-BU to potential supporters and other interested parties.
• Assist with school-based events, such as clubs, field trips or enrichment activities

• Tact, diplomacy, and a strong commitment to service.
• Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in order to solve problems and reach goals.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Bachelor degree required. Preferably earned in May 2023, December 2022, May 2022, or December 2021, and preferably
from a Boston-area college/university.
• Boston natives who earned their Bachelor’s degree outside Boston, or Bachelor’s degree graduates of other College
Advising Corps partner institutions are also preferred.
• Due to AmeriCorps requirements, applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens
and consent to a National Service Criminal History check.

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