The Project-Based College Affordability Advisor work directly with youth to help them navigate the process of finding and financing an affordable path to college. Advisors receive in-depth training on college affordability to successfully support students. The One-Year Full time Project-Based College Affordability Advisor will provide virtual student support via our help desk platform for FAFSA completion, virtual FAFSA help events, and support through follow-up steps of the financial aid process. This role involves a range of partnerships and project work.
The Project-Based College Affordability Advisor will work with students virtually using our innovative text-messaging platform and elevating support to Zoom or phone calls as necessary.
This position requires a highly motivated individual with a passion for supporting youth, a commitment to continuous learning about navigating the college access and success process, someone who is comfortable working independently, and who enjoys leveraging data and technology to support student success. The successful applicant will be someone who is excited about making a real impact on the lives of young people, strives to put learning into action, and thrives on new challenges.
We are seeking applicants who would be willing to make at least a one-year commitment to this role and uAspire
Project-Based College Affordability Advising
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
We understand that people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We encourage candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications below. If you believe you have the transferable skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this role, we encourage you to apply.
Education, Experience & Skills:
WORK HOURS/SCHEDULE: This is a project-based position of one year. During the project period, advisors will work a 35 hour work week.
ANTICIPATED START DATE: September, 2022 with expected one-year commitment in this role
COMPENSATION: The salary range for this position is $42,000 - $45,000. Salary commensurate with experience and education.
STATUS: Non-exempt, full time
LOCATION AND WORK ARRANGEMENT: MA-based preferred
VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: All uAspire employees are required to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination or proof of exemption for medical or religious reasons will be collected upon employee onboarding.
REPORTS TO: Leticia Reyes, Project Manager
Organization Vision: uAspire imagines a day when all young people have the opportunity to reach their full potential by graduating from college, regardless of their families’ financial resources or college experiences.
Organization Summary: uAspire is a national leader in providing college affordability services to young people, families, and college access and success practitioners. By 2022, uAspire’s strategic plan aims to impact the lives of 3,000,000 young people through:
uAspire is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces and encourages applicants of every background. The company’s policy regarding equal employment opportunity means that all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, benefits, wage and salary administration, scheduling, disciplinary action and termination will be made without unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Project-Based College Affordability Advisor work directly with youth to help them navigate the process of finding and financing an affordable path to college. Advisors receive in-depth training on college…