Job Opportunities

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 (
  • 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, ( or phone at (202) 347-7430.


Site Specialist, Academic Affairs — Office of TRIO Programs
Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
Reference Number
April 5, 2019
WWW — (
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 (

Director, McNair Scholars Program
The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)
March 28, 2019
Karen S. Coats, Ph.D.
118 College Drive #5024, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0002
Phone — (601) 266-4262
Fax — (601) 266-5138
E-mail — (
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 (

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)
Open until filled.
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 — (
WWW — (
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 ( Three Rivers College is an Equal Opportunity Institution.