Career Opportunities

Project Director, Affirming Equal Opportunity Campaign

The Campaign for College Opportunity (the Campaign) is seeking a skilled, highly proactive, strategic, energetic, and experienced project director with a mix of public policy advocacy and issue-based campaign experience to lead our Affirming Equal Opportunity Campaign, overseeing a dedicated communications campaign with a media consulting firm, managing commissioned research and policy briefs, and supporting a coalition building effort to draw attention and catalyze action in response to an anticipated decision on the use of affirmative action in public higher education admissions by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in 2023. Interested parties should forward a cover letter and resume indicating “Affirming Equal Opportunity Project Director” in the subject line by email to: recruitment@collegecampaign.org. Read the full listing

State and Federal Policy Director

The Campaign for College Opportunity seeks an experienced State and Federal Policy Director to advance the Campaign’s policy priorities and legislative agenda at a state and national level. The ideal candidate will have the unique opportunity to meaningfully contribute to efforts to resolve a major public policy issue in California – access and success in higher education. The State and Federal Policy Director will play a critical role in advancing a wide range of policy and coalition building actives. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, with top leadership in the state, supporting an ambitious higher education policy agenda. Interested parties should forward a cover letter and resume indicating “State and Federal Policy Director” in the subject line by email to: recruitment@collegecampaign.org. Read the full listing

Legislative Affairs Manager

The Campaign for College Opportunity seeks a Legislative Affairs Manager for our Sacramento office. This position will have the unique opportunity to meaningfully contribute to efforts to resolve a major public policy issue in California—access and success in higher education. The Legislative Affairs Manager will play a key role in leading a wide range of policy and coalition building activities. Interested parties should forward a cover letter and resume indicating “Legislative Affairs Manager” in the subject line by email to: recruitment@collegecampaign.org. Read the full listing

Policy Associate

The Campaign for College Opportunity seeks a Policy Associate for our Sacramento office. The Policy Associate is a Sacramento-based position and a critical team member of a passionate and results-oriented policy team committed to ensuring college opportunity for all California students. A strong candidate will have a passion for higher education policy and advocacy and a commitment to resolving the inequities in college access and completion across racial/ethnic, income, and various regions in California. The Policy Associate will work under the direction of the Vice President of Policy & Advocacy and Policy Director and work closely with the Legislative Manager and Policy Fellow. Interested parties should forward a cover letter and resume indicating “Policy Associate” in the subject line by email to: recruitment@collegecampaign.org. Read the full listing

Policy Fellowship

The Campaign for College Opportunity’s Steve Weiner and David Wolf Founder Fellowship Program is a part-time, 9-month, paid experience that prepares the next generation of higher education advocates. The Fellow will have the opportunity to learn what it means to advocate on behalf of California’s students to access, afford, and succeed in the state’s colleges and universities and how to harness the critical skills and tools necessary to compel change. The Campaign for College Opportunity will accept applications for the position beginning on September 1, 2022. Interested parties should forward a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 page writing sample indicating “Policy Fellowship” in the subject line by email to: recruitment@collegecampaign.org. Read the full listing