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On Point for College’s team comes from a diverse range of backgrounds and includes program alumni, life-long non-profit workers, and former private sector workers. But at the end of the day, we all have one thing in common: we are all committed to helping our students on their journeys to a brighter future.

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Work for On Point for College

Are you passionate about providing opportunity for young people who did not think that a brighter future was possible? If so, you may find a career at On Point for College rewarding! On Point for College is an equal opportunity employer and offers excellent benefits.

Title: College Access Advisor
Status: Fulltime Non-Exempt
Location: Syracuse, NY

Start Date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

On Point for College is seeking a College Access Advisor who will focus on assisting students with getting into college or vocational school, graduate, and transition to a related occupation in the workforce. The Access Advisor will provide one-to-one assistance in resolving financial, academic and personal obstacles to starting college or vocational school. They will perform retention services on campuses throughout New York State by presenting success strategies and ensuring students take advantage of campus services. Lastly, they will help connect students with On Point's Career Services team, to help align student career interests with academic decisions and support the successful pursuit of career opportunities. 

Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of work experience with young adults, financial aid, college admissions, and/or the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).  Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, be able to travel 2 to 3 days a week and be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.  

This position description is not an exhaustive listing of responsibilities or duties that may be required of persons assigned to this position.  Also, the position description may be modified at any time without notice, at the discretion of management.  All On Point for College employees are expected to understand and comply with applicable policies and procedures.

 

Volunteer with On Point for College

Are you a program alumnus/a looking to reconnect or a community member eager to get involved with On Point’s work? If so please check out our alumni information or our volunteer information.