The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) seeks a positive, detail-oriented individual to fill the position of Associate, Member Education and Peer Corps Service.
The Peer Corps Associate supports an essential function of the Higher Learning Commission by setting peer review teams, managing volunteers, and assisting in the planning and implementation of recruitment and training programs for peer reviewers. A successful Peer Corps Associate works collaboratively with HLC’s staff liaisons and other staff members to match volunteer peer reviewers with field assignments; communicates effectively with reviewers throughout the review process; maintains policies and systems, ensuring the accuracy of data in the systems; and collaborates effectively with the Member Education and Peer Corps Service team and other members of the HLC staff.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree. Experience in human resources and/or volunteer management preferred.
A significant portion of the work involves communication with office teams and institutions; hence, excellent communication skills are critical. Candidates must be strong team players, able to work independently and within a larger team equally well. Candidates should be able to be flexible with work assignments and comfortable with small projects and changes in day-to-day work.
To apply, submit a letter of application that describes your interest in the position, a resume and three work references, including phone numbers, to PRA@hlcommission.org. Address the cover letter “Dear Committee.” A detailed position description can be found at hlcommission.org. No calls, please.
HLC is the largest regional accrediting agency in the United States, serving approximately 1,000 affiliated colleges and universities in a 19-state region. HLC has approximately 55 employees. HLC offers a competitive salary and a rich benefits package, including an employer contribution of 10 percent of base salary to a retirement plan and 20 vacation days, in addition to the office closing the week of Dec. 24–Jan. 1.
The Higher Learning Commission is an equal opportunity employer.