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.
The CAC at Brown University currently serves students at 14 high schools in 7 school districts. 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, beginning as early as the last week of July 2018. The position requires a commitment to complete one full program year (July 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
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 the full academic year).
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.
Your Cover Letter must answer the following prompt
Why do you want to be an AmeriCorps member and dedicate yourself to a year of service? Your letter must reflect an understanding of AmeriCorps and may not exceed one page.
Round 1 applications are due by Friday February 9, 2018; interviews for compelling applicants will be scheduled during the week of February 19, 2018. Candidates will be notified on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
Round 2 applications are due by Friday April 6, 2018;interviews for compelling applicants will be scheduled during the week of April 16, 2018. Candidates will be notified on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
Candidates notified on rolling basis until positions are filled.
Background check - Criminal/Educational
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.
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.