College Completion Advisor

College Completion Advisor

The College Completion Advisor for the College Completion Program assesses students’ needs, goals, and interests to help them navigate through college.

Date Posted: 

April 18, 2023


To Apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume through our job posting on Idealist:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a case management documentation system to track student status, program participation, student follow-ups where necessary, and outreach activity summaries.
  • Provide academic and personal guidance/advising and referral services to students.
  • Help students develop skills to navigate college resources, coursework, and professional goal-setting.
  • Empower students to be self-advocates and incorporate opportunities for students to develop independence in a supportive community.
  • Identify students showing academic, financial and social early warning indicators. Collaborate with students to develop success strategies.
  • Develop re-entry strategies for students in jeopardy of withdrawing from school.
  • Coordinate periodic relationship- and community-building outreach efforts to offer wraparound support to students.
  • Organize and maintain communication schedule, detailed calendar, upcoming student goals, and tracked progress towards long-term projects.
  • Assist with or lead student-facing projects including but not limited to orientations, peer mentor program, and volunteer projects for students, with occasional overnight events.
  • Collect scholarship materials from students and enter data into database to assist scholarship team.
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders to support student success, including other CollegeBound staff members (e.g. CAPS and scholarship coordinators) and university partners (e.g. campus liaisons).
  • Ability to travel to offsite locations including occasional overnight travel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years’ experience working with/providing support to adolescents/young adults required
  • Valid driver’s license required and access to reliable vehicle


  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for this position.


  • Case management experience
  • Strong organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Salesforce a plus
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