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Senior College Success Fellow, Transfer Scholars

The Opportunity:

The 10,000 Degrees Fellowship is an integral part of the 10,000 Degrees mission to support college graduates who change the world. The 10,000 Degrees Senior Fellow assists program development that supports both our College Success scholars and staff. During their role, they will work in conjunction with and report directly to the Program Manager, 4-Year Success and Alumni. The Senior College Success Fellow offers direct support to a caseload of scholars, while advancing larger programmatic and organizational initiatives. This role will be on a hybrid team of remote and in-person model. This is a 2-year commitment, with the opportunity of a third year.


  • Provide at least 4 Professional Development Trainings per year to other fellows
  • Capstone advisor to at least 2 fellows
  • Conduct Mock Interview for fellows on request
  • Serve on one of the available internal 10,000 Degrees working groups (working group for career success?)
  • Support in developing the pipeline of graduating college success seniors into our Young Professional Council and other Alumni opportunities
  • Maintain excellent relationships with all college/university personnel, community partners, and program participants
  • Provide guidance and assistance to all scholarship recipients and their families regarding career planning, college persistence, and financial aid management
  • Assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating Transition-to-College, virtual Office Hours, and other year-round workshop of events
  • Maintain accurate records related to scholar progress in our Salesforce database to support College Success program reports for analysis
  • Identify on/off-campus opportunities that enhance the college experience to ensure scholars receive the highest quality support
  • Cross collaborate with Career Success team to identify scholars professional development materials to inform career pathways
  • Support program staff in developing additional curriculum for supporting scholars academically, socio-emotionally, and professionally
  • Aid in the evaluation of efficacy of program by soliciting scholar feedback and measuring program impact in conjunction with program staff
  • Support 10,000 Degrees Development Team at fundraising events, planning committees, and in-house work groups
  • Direct social media accounts to promote consistent communication with our scholars, community partners, and other community supporters
  • Travel within assigned regions


  • Served as a 10,000 Degrees fellow for more than 2 years or a minimum of 3 years in college success coaching or counseling
  • Be willing to commit to 2 years in the role with the possibility of renewal for a 3rd year
  • Bilingual Spanish, Cantonese, or Vietnamese preferred
  • Ability to provide a strong recommendation from current supervisor
  • Firm belief that all scholars, no matter their background, deserve to receive a high quality college education
  • Experience working with populations traditionally under-represented on college campuses, such as undocumented scholars, independent youth, English language learners, young parents, scholars with learning disabilities, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of university policies related to financial aid, college admissions and retention (especially transfers), academics (probation, dismissal, leave-of absences), the appeals processes, and general college resources
  • Strong database management skills; Salesforce a plus
  • Familiarity in working with college success transfer students with a knowledge of resources accessible for the community is preferred
  • Ability to work on a hybrid team of remote and in-person model
  • Willingness and flexibility to support colleagues as needed
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and “can do” attitude
  • Have access to a reliable form of transportation throughout regular work hours


This role will be on a hybrid team of remote and in-person in our Bay area offices.

Compensation Package:

  • This is a full-time position: $26.44 p/hour, 40 hours /week, 52 weeks /year
  • The Fellowship is a 2-3-year commitment
  • Excellent benefits: Health, dental, vision, life, disability insurance
  • 15 days paid vacation plus holidays, paid sick leave,
  • 401(k) with employer contribution
  • Professional development conferences, seminars, webinars, and training included


For immediate consideration please complete this Fellowship Application, which requires you to submit a cover letter and resume. Applications are not considered complete or reviewed until this application is completed.

Note: all applicants are required to submit a clear TB test and fingerprints as part of the background check, and Employment with 10,000 Degrees requires full vaccination and proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 before starting work. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief and must be approved before starting work.