College Counselor

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Posting Details

Position TypeTemporary Staff (EHRA NF)Working TitleCollege CounselorDepartmentAdmissions - 541000Position ID20000032Vacancy IDN000541Position Posting CategoryStudent ServicesSalary Range$24,000 - $29,000Full-time/Part-timeFull-Time TemporaryHours Per Week40Posting Close Date11/30/2020Proposed Start Date01/04/2021Estimated Duration of Appointment11 monthsPosition Summary

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is looking for full-time college advisers for the Carolina College Advising Corps to work in underserved high schools across the state. The Carolina College Advising Corps aims to help low-income, first generation, and under-represented students from North Carolina attend college by placing recent UNC-Chapel Hill graduates as college advisers in selected public high schools throughout the state. By hiring Carolina graduates, we provide an opportunity for our graduates to continue supporting the University’s mission of enriching the lives of the people of North Carolina.

Carolina College Advising Corps Advisers assist students with admission, financial aid, and scholarship applications. The Advisers support the guidance departments at each of their partner schools to develop and implement a strategic plans to reach out to students and their parents, and to help them with college, scholarship, and financial aid applications. Advisers also work to increase the college-going culture at each of their schools by working one-on-one with students, conducting group presentations, and coordinating whole school events.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from UNC-CH.

Qualifications and Experience

Strong interpersonal, communication, organization, and analytical skills. Requires critical thinking, sound judgment, creativity, and a passion to help students overcome obstacles and realize their college-going potential. Strong writing, public speaking, and presentation skills. Ability to work with both students and adults in a professional and courteous manner.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Physical and Mental RequirementsStimulus/ARRA FundedNoSpecial Instructions

Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in becoming a member of the Carolina College Advising Corps and how you feel you will contribute to the team.
Additionally, applicants will need to include 3 references to make their application complete. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and we hope to have our selections finalized in early Spring 2020.
For more information regarding the Carolina College Advising Corps please visit our website –

Quick Link Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Optional and Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
      • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
      • None of the above
    2. One of the requirements of this position is to have a degree from UNC - Chapel Hill. Do you currently have a degree from UNC - Chapel Hill or do you anticipate having a degree from UNC - Chapel Hill by the end of May 2020?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/8/2020
    Application Due: 11/30/2020
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