College Access & Career Readiness Advisor


First Graduate

First Graduate is a non-profit organization located in San Francisco that helps students finish high school and become the first in their families to graduate from college, well prepared to pursue meaningful careers. Through a combination of academic support and instruction, high school and college counseling, individualized coaching, and career exploration First Graduate engages young people from 7th grade all the way through their college graduation.

Position Overview

The College Access & Career Readiness Advisor (“Advisor”) is a key participant in achieving First Graduate’s mission. Reporting to the High School Programs Manager and working closely with students, parents, and staff, the Advisor will be responsible for advising students in grades 9 – 12 to support their college and career goals while working ensure that every high school senior has multiple, affordable college options. The Advisor will work collaboratively with the college access team to help students build strong college profiles and secure meaningful summer internships. Another key part of this role will be to work closely with colleagues to ensure that seniors transition smoothly into college and that rising 9th graders have a successful freshman year. The Advisor will help to position the high school team for program growth and the ongoing delivery of high quality, effective programming.

To Apply

For complete job description, please click below. Please send cover letter, resume and three references (list their names, titles, organizations, emails and phone numbers – we will only contact them after the interview) to: Ann Schnuer, Director of College Access & Career Readiness at The first round of interviews will begin in May. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Please note that due to the large number of applications received, only candidates who are invited to the first round interview will be contacted.

Diversity Statement

First Graduate is committed to building a culturally diverse staff that represents our student population; we strongly encourage applications from people of color and first-generation college graduates.

Non-Discrimination Policy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.