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 both Alvin Phillips ( and Jesse Baker (
  • 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.


Associate Director, Veterans Upward Bound
Suffolk University (Boston, MA)
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Veterans receive educational support, advising and an individualized education plan. They take courses in mathematics, laboratory science, composition and literature, and foreign language. Veterans may participate in study skills, tutoring, academic and personal counseling, financial aid planning, college application seminars and cultural events as well. This position reports to the Vice President of Diversity, Access, and Inclusion. In conjunction with the program's Academic and Career Advisor and the Outreach Specialist, the Project Director is responsible for Performing administrative duties related to program planning, budgeting, program review, and assessment, implementation of federal guidelines, Implementing plans to achieve program objectives and related management of records and student information systems, Preparing and submitting reports to the U.S. Department of Education and the University as required and making recommendations for applications and assist in developing and submitting applications that best suit the University's mission. To view the full job description and to apply, please visit (

Executive Director, The Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center
Columbia College (New York, NY)
Applications should be submitted ASAP.
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Columbia College invites applicants for the position of Executive Director of The Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center (DDC). Founded in 1965 as Project Double Discovery, DDC was the creation of Columbia undergraduates moved by the disparities between their Ivy League institution and an impoverished Harlem community. Working with low-income and first generation Manhattan youth and adults ages 12 to 27, its goals now, as they were then, are high school graduation, college enrollment and completion, career preparation, and responsible adulthood. Today DDC is home to two of the nation's TRIO programs, Talent Search and Upward Bound. DDC's mission is to provide model educational programs, shared experiences and lasting ties through “double discovery” between positive role models and underserved New York City youngsters as they pursue their highest aspirations. For more information about the position and to submit an application, visit (

TRIO Alumni Relations Coordinator
Council for Opportunity in Education (Washington, D.C.)
Open until filled.
Alvin Phillips
1025 Vermont Avenue N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005-3516
Fax — (202) 347-0786
E-mail — (
COE is looking for a full-time TRIO Alumni Relations Coordinator to join the Executive Staff team. This position will report to the Senior Vice President for Membership and Human Resources, and work closely with the Chairs of the Board of Directors Alumni Committee. The primary duty is researching, developing and implementing an effective National TRIO Alumni Association, to include a framework for measuring progress in terms of membership goals and event participation. This position will also establish relationships with key alumni and other organizations, and keep the TRIO Alumni Website updated with relevant and interactive content.

The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, at least 2 years of experience in an comparable role, and be a TRIO alum. Core skills include excellent inter-personal and communication skills, the understanding of how to turn abstract ideas into concrete, successful results, and the ability to balance multiple priorities.

The Council considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, disability, marital, political, or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Send cover letter and resume to (, Subject Line: Resume for HR. Alternatively, send correspondence to Council for Opportunity in Education, 1025 Vermont Avenue N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005-3516, ATTN: Human Resources, or fax to (202) 347-0786. No phone calls accepted.