College Counselor

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (EHRA NF)

Working Title:

College Counselor


Admissions - 541000

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Position Posting Category:

Student Services

Salary Range:

$24,000 - $29,000


Full-Time Temporary

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Estimated Duration of Appointment:

11 months

Position 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.

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Special 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 2021.
For more information regarding the Carolina College Advising Corps please visit our website –




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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time