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Welcome to MCAN's Job Board. Here you will find a listing of current available positions within Michigan's college access network. If you have a position related to college access and would like to post here, please submit the position description, title, basic information on how to apply and how an applicant should contact you to All postings will remain live for one (1) month. If the position is not filled or if you wish to post it for longer, please contact us.

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Careers at MCAN

AdviseMI College Advisers — MCAN

MCAN is seeking college graduates to serve as AdviseMI college advisers in selected high schools across Michigan for the 2023-24 academic year, particularly in high schools that are located in communities with low college-going rates and low adult educational attainment rates. Serving alongside high school counselors and other school professionals, advisers support low-income students, first-generation college-going students, and students of color as they make the transition from high school to a postsecondary education institution.

College Completion Corps Coaches — MCAN

MCAN’s College Completion Corps places full-time AmeriCorps members on community college campuses to supplement campus efforts to increase persistence and completion of first-generation college-going students, low-income students, and students of color.

Strategy Manager for Higher Education Innovation — MCAN

Under the supervision of the Director of Higher Education Innovation, the Strategy Manager will assist with leading MCAN’s work in strengthening higher education systems and college personnel practitioners through professional development, research, data, innovation, investment, and technical assistance. This position is new and will support the increased organizational focus and capacity needs in this strategy.

Partnership Manager, AdviseMI — MCAN

The Partnership Manager will oversee a caseload of 15-20 full-time college advisers and facilitate the program’s relationship with the respective partner high schools. These schools and advisers are geographically dispersed throughout the state. Partnership Managers are responsible for ensuring advisers adhere to AmeriCorps and program policies and expectations, are integrating a college-going culture into the community and school, and are successfully supporting priority Michigan students to explore postsecondary options and enroll in postsecondary education.

Director of Educated Workforce Strategy — MCAN

The Director of Educated Workforce Strategy is a new position at Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) that will lead the organization’s strategies focused on supporting systems change across Michigan’s workforce development sector in tandem with higher education, K12, and local community sectors to advance the organization’s Sixty by 30 goal.

Summer Educator FAFSA Specialists — MCAN

MCAN is looking for school counselors, higher education professionals, and other educational professionals to support FAFSA completion of students from the class of 2024 or currently enrolled college students.

Strategy Manager for High School Innovation — MCAN

Under the supervision of the director of the High School Innovation, the strategy manager will assist with leading MCAN’s work in strengthening school systems and college access practitioners through professional development, curriculum design, research, data, innovation, investment and technical assistance. This will support the increased organizational focus and capacity needs in the high school innovation strategy.

Careers in College Access and Success

Grand Rapids Promise Zone Success Coordinator — Grand Rapids Community College

The Grand Rapids Promise Zone Success Coordinator will provide direct services to students in support of the Grand Rapids Promise Zone's efforts to increase the college going culture for Grand Rapids students through recruitment, transition to GRCC/post-secondary education, persistence, retention and completion. This person will operate in a case management student services role, focused on building relationships and outreach, within our K-12 partner schools, and students' transition to GRCC. Activities include recruiting, events/programming, connecting with students and developing partnerships with designated K-12 schools.

Manager of College Success — Michigan Hispanic Collaborative

The primary responsibility in this role is to oversee the College Success work of the Prox Gen program. This includes management of our College Success Coaches and overall implementation of the College Success workplan. In doing so, the Manager of College Success will be providing the support our MiHC Scholars need to be retained, graduate from college, and take the next step in their early career.

D3C3 Manager — Detroit Regional Chamber

Detroit Regional Chamber is looking to hire a full-time Detroit Drives Degrees Community College Collaborative (D3C3) Manager to increase education attainment as a means to promote economic prosperity and greater equity throughout the region. Perks include working for a nonprofit that offers growth opportunities and the flexibility to work from home.

Assistant Director of Admissions – Central Michigan University, Detroit

The Assistant Director of Admissions is responsible for the promotion and marketing of Central Michigan University within the continental United States and works/is based out of CMU’s Detroit Office. Travel includes attending college fairs, professional conferences, community-partnership events, and alumni activities. This position acts as a liaison between the University and high school and community college officials, providing academic, career, and admissions advice to prospective students, representing the University at numerous public speaking engagements, and assisting in the daily operation of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. This position also represents international, graduate, and global admissions as needed.