Employment Opportunities

The Center for Academic Programs is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:


UConn College Advising Corps College Adviser Position

University of Connecticut College Advising Corps (UConnCAC) is an affiliate of College Advising Corps, a national non-profit organization that works to increase the rates of college enrollment and completion among low-income, first-generation college and underrepresented high school students. In partnership with AmeriCorps, UConnCAC seeks to hire recent college graduates to serve as college advisers in high-need high schools. As members of a national movement, UConn College Advising Corps college advisers will help students in underserved communities realize their dreams of attending college. College advisers will report to CAC Director and to an on-site liaison in their respective high school placement sites. Advisers will be expected to tailor programs and activities to support the achievement of school-based targets related to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to increase college enrollment and persistence for students. Advisers will undergo a mandatory month-long training in advance of their appointment from expert professionals on topics of college access, admissions, financial aid and scholarships, test preparation, and working with diverse populations.

Qualifications:

CAC Advisers must have earned a bachelor’s degree by June 2021.

Service sites are at public high schools in the state of Connecticut within reasonable distance to UConn’s main campus in Storrs.

Benefits:

  • This is an AmeriCorps volunteer position with an annual living allowance $29,400
  • Annual Education Award (can be used to pay student loans or graduate school expenses)
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

Appointment Terms:

This is a full-time 11-month position beginning in August 2021 with the possibility for new advisers to join part way through the academic year. Advisers will undergo a mandatory month-long training in advance of their appointment from expert professionals. Successful completion of a criminal background check and Minor Protection Training are required.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Dr. Susana Ulloa: susana.ulloa@uconn.edu. Applications will be reviewed on-going until positions are filled.

 

For more information contact: Dr. Susana Ulloa Susana.ulloa@uconn.edu  860-486-3074