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Fees for Posting Job Vacancies

The Council for Opportunity in Education will post your job vacancy announcement on our website for the following fees — $200.00 per announcement for Institutional Members and $400.00 per announcement for Non-Institutional Members.

Full payment or a purchase order must accompany the request. No request will be accepted without payment or purchase order. Please make all checks payable to the "Council for Opportunity in Education."

Submitting Announcements

There are three ways to submit your announcement.

  • E-mail credit card payment (VISA, American Express, and MasterCard only) and Job Vacancy Form Document is available for download (.pdf) (as an attachment) to Alvin Phillips (alvin.phillips@coenet.us).
  • Fax purchase order and credit card payments with job vacancy form to (202) 347-0786.
  • Mail check and job vacancy form to the following address — Council for Opportunity in Education, P.O. Box 90193, Washington, D.C. 20090-0193.

Note — We prefer the job vacancy form to be e-mailed as an attachment for faster publishing. Announcements will be posted to our website within "3" working days after receipt of payment and will remain posted for a period of 30 days.

The point of contact at COE for announcements is Alvin Phillips, (alvin.phillips@coenet.us) or phone at (202) 347-7430.

Listings

Transfer Outreach and Onboarding Counselor
Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA)
Reference Number
113552608
Deadline
October 10, 2019
Contact
Dr. Aaron Brown, Associate Dean
Central Washington University, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7500
Phone — (509) 963-1515
E-mail — (aaron.brown2@cwu.edu)
WWW — (https://careers.cwu.edu/)
Description
The Transfer Outreach and Onboarding Counselor will provide pre-admission advice and transition onboarding for prospective and incoming transfer students with the goal of facilitating a successful student transfer to CWU and connecting them to the most appropriate resources and support services. Pre-admission advice will include degree planning support, providing basic information on general education requirements and transferring a DTA-AA degree, and referrals to academic program or exploratory advisors. Work includes outreach to community colleges and plays a vital role in preparing students for future success at CWU.

Please see position posting to view Minimum/Preferred Qualifications. To apply, please go to (https://careers.cwu.edu/). To apply, you must complete the online application and attach: a detailed cover letter; resume; and contact information for three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please see posting for more detail.

Researcher / Data Analyst
Council for Opportunity in Education (Washington, D.C.)
Deadline
September 16, 2019
Contact
1025 Vermont Avenue N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005-3516
E-mail — (alvin.phillips@coenet.org)
Description
The Pell Institute seeks a Researcher/Data Analyst to contribute to the on-going research of the Pell Institute as well as to help develop new areas of inquiry related to issues of concern to the mission of the COE. The position requires the ability to analyze education data from conceptualization through presentation of the data. It requires knowledge of data analysis methodology, proficiency with data analysis software (SAS, STATA, Excel), use of data interface tools, strong communication skills and a strong commitment to and affinity for delivering the highest level of research. In addition, the Researcher will help identify and develop sessions for the COE’s annual conference and the Student Financial Aid Research Network (SFARN) conference held each year. The position also involves creating fact sheets for the efforts of the COE’s Government Relations Department. This position requires a Master’s degree (Doctoral degree preferred) in education, social science, or related field, experience with data visualization, use of data analysis software (statistical and/or qualitative), and research management and coordination. Salary range commensurate with experience.

The closing date for this position is Monday, September 16, 2019.

ATTAIN Statewide Coordinator — University Center for Academic and Workforce
Research Foundation For SUNY (Queens, NY)
Deadline
July 28, 2019
Contact
Human Resources
WWW — (http://www.click2apply.net/m3j55c9gthkkv6fr)
Description
ATTAIN Statewide Coordinator, ATTAIN (Advanced Technology Training And Information Networking) — Queens, NY.

The Research Foundation for State University of New York is seeking an ATTAIN Statewide Coordinator. To view the vacancy announcement in its entirety, please log onto the University website. The Research Foundation for SUNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer including females, minorities, disabled, veterans.

Apply at (http://www.click2apply.net/m3j55c9gthkkv6fr). PI111331009.

Provost Fellow — Diversity, Access and Inclusion
Suffolk University (Boston, MA)
Reference Number
23693-3
Deadline
May 29, 2019
Contact
Lisa Vigliotta
73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108-3901
Phone — (617) 573-8000
E-mail — (lvigliotta@suffolk.edu)
WWW — (http://jobs.jobvite.com/suffolkuniversity/job/ogsU9fwv)
Description
This fellowship position is a 10 month (August-June) and assigned to a department aligning with the academic discipline. Requirements: Enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited institution other than Suffolk University. Completed all course work, passed all PhD exams and dissertation proposal approved. Be a student of exceptional academic merit and demonstrates a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion. Demonstrates an ability to work successfully in and contribute to climate of civility, honesty, cooperation, professionalism and fairness. Ability to focus on outcomes in scholarship and learning. Ability to be creative and innovative in approaches to learning outcomes. A description of dissertation and contribution to the field of academic discipline. A supplemental essay on how their academic, personal and/or professional experiences demonstrate their commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice to be submitted with application. Publications (co)authored or presentations if available. Curriculum vita. Transcript (unofficial may be submitted with application, but official is required as a condition of employment. Three (3) recommendation letters. For more information and to apply visit (https://www.suffolk.edu/) or (http://jobs.jobvite.com/suffolkuniversity/job/ogsU9fwv).

Coordinator of Student Support Services
Illinois State University (Normal, IL)
Reference Number
0711878
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Clay Gruenwald
Nelson Smith Building Campus, Box 1300, Normal, IL 61761-4412
Phone — (309) 438-0871
Fax — (309) 438-5787
E-mail — (cmgruen1@ilstu.edu)
WWW — (https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77136)
Description
The purpose of the position of Coordinator of the TRiO/Student Support Services (SSS) program is to provide administrative and programmatic leadership for TRiO/SSS and to serve as a member of the leadership team for University College. The Coordinator works with the University College leadership team and employees of TRiO/SSS to determine, establish, and implement goals and strategic plans for TRiO/SSS. The Coordinator hires (in cooperation with the University College Director and Associate Director) and supervises employees in TRiO/SSS. The Coordinator works with multiple external campus constituencies in achieving these objectives. The Coordinator is at a comparable administrative level as (and must work cooperatively with) the other Academic Coordinators in University College. To assure full consideration, an application along with a resume/curriculum vita, reference list (names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and cover letter must be submitted online at (https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77136).

Site Specialist, Academic Affairs — Office of TRIO Programs
Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
Reference Number
C19-060
Deadline
April 5, 2019
Contact
WWW — (http://www.ccsu.edu/jobs/)
Description
Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time Site Specialist in the Academic Affairs, TRIO (Educational Talent Search and Upward Bound Math and Sciences). The successful candidate will work closely with the Project Coordinator in providing direct services and program activities in a five-year federally funded program that will provide overall TRIO educational, enrichment, and recreational programs for middle and high school students from the New Britain School District. Additionally, they will advise students on individual and group settings on topics related to college and career readiness. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

For more information and application instructions, please go to (http://www.ccsu.edu/jobs/).

Director, McNair Scholars Program
The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)
Deadline
March 28, 2019
Contact
Karen S. Coats, Ph.D.
118 College Drive #5024, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0002
Phone — (601) 266-4262
Fax — (601) 266-5138
E-mail — (karen.coats@usm.edu)
Description
The Director provides leadership and hands-on management of the McNair Scholars Program, a U.S. Department of Education-funded TRIO program which aims to prepare underrepresented or first-generation/low income undergraduate students for entry into graduate school with the goal of earning a doctorate and ultimately entering an academic career. The director ensures the goals and objectives articulated in the funded grant application (which include coursework, mentored research and research presentations, graduate program site visits, and cultural activities) are completed and that data are efficiently collected, assessed, and reported. The director works closely with students, encouraging progress on research, assignments, and final presentations. The director oversees recruiting and selection of each new cohort of Scholars. Applicants should submit a personal statement describing qualifications for the position, a CV or resume, and names and contact information (phone and e-mail) of 3 references. For more information or to apply please contact Karen S. Coats, Dean of the Graduate School, at (karen.coats@usm.edu).

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

Program Academic Counselor, ACHIEVE
Three Rivers College (Poplar Bluff, MO)
Deadline
Open until filled.
Contact
Kristina McDaniel, Director of Human Resources
2080 Three Rivers Boulevard, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901-2350
Phone — (573) 840-9695
Fax — (573) 840-9186
E-mail — (humanresources@trcc.edu)
WWW — (http://www.trcc.edu/employment/)
Description
Full-time, 12-month grant funded position. The Program Academic Counselor must have a Bachelor’s degree in counseling, education or related field from an accredited institution; community college experience in education preferred. Experience with low income, first generation, or students with disabilities desired.

The Program Academic Counselor will be instrumental in serving as an advisor/counselor to participants, including interpreting assessments, developing an intervention plan, and file documentation.

For additional information and complete application procedure, please visit (http://www.trcc.edu/employment/). Three Rivers College is an Equal Opportunity Institution.