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Job Title: College Adviser (AmeriCorps Member)
Job Family: Professionals
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time
Compensation Grade: 1S
Pay Type: Salary
Department: College Advisers
Job Summary: Are YOU a recent or soon-to-be college graduate eager to make an impact? Join the prestigious national network of AmeriCorps service members and build the future of America.
The Furman College Advising Corps (FCAC) is seeking full-time College Advisers to serve in Lancaster and Chester County high schools for the 2023-2024 school year.
FCAC Advisers work closely with students and families to help plan for 'life after high school.' Since 2017, FCAC advisers have helped thousands of students realize their professional goals and dreams for higher education.
Recent college grads looking for a service and/or gap year experience that includes professional development opportunities, extensive hands-on experience, and an AmeriCorps Education Award at the conclusion of service are encouraged to apply!
FCAC advisers are assigned to serve in one of seven high schools in Lancaster and Chester County. Advisers are AmeriCorps members who sign up for an 11-month term of service (July 2023 - June 2024).
As an adviser, you will:
Improve and transform student lives
Gain hands-on experience in community improvement and engagement
Develop highly transferable skills in leadership, problem-solving, and event planning
Join the National College Advising Corps network and gain AmeriCorps membership
Network with leaders in K-12 education, higher education, community-based organizations, and state government
Health Insurance and Other Benefits
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for student loans and/or graduate school expenses
This is NOT a position on the Furman University Campus (Greenville). Advisers must currently live or be willing to relocate to their county of service. In your cover letter, please indicate which county (or counties) you would be willing to serve (Chester and/or Lancaster).
Please contact the Program Director, Savannah Crosby, at email@example.com with any questions.
Job Posting End Date (if date is blank, posting is open ended):
Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives.