ReadyEdgeGo, LLC College Admissions & Application Advisor Remote · Part time

We are looking to fill an immediate opening for a remote, part-time college counselor

Description

Job Summary 

We are looking to fill an immediate opening for a remote, part-time college counselor. 

Candidates should be interested in making life easier for high schoolers and their families. Our student interactions are conducted on a 1:1 basis, and we are looking for someone who has experience counseling students towards college goals, personal growth, and career pathways in a formal work setting.

HOURS 

5-10 per week

THE COMPANY 

  • Mission: to help students identify and achieve their greatest dreams and aspirations
  • Culture: We believe in doing the right thing and value people over work. If you're looking for a place of mentorship, autonomy, and growth, then this is the place for you.
  • Vision: Our company has long-term goals to transform the education space for the better. If you are looking for a career in Education that actually pays well and has a future, you can become a part of our vision and mission statement.

THE OPPORTUNITY 

  • Guide high school students towards their best college options by optimizing student profiles along the holistic review process
  • Explain how US college admissions works to students and their parents
  • For students in grade 12, meet approximately once every week or every other week to facilitate the completion of college applications alongside an Essay Editor
  • For students in grades 8-11, meet approximately once every month to facilitate execution of a strategic plan alongside a Major Advisor
  • Collaborate with teammates to determine the best plan of action, and hold students accountable through execution.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of work experience as a college counselor
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.)
  • Strong communication skills with students, parents, and teammates
  • Availability during after-school hours (weekdays after 3pm)
  • Ready access to smartphone with data and a computer with reliable internet
  • Excellent organization and time management.

PREFERRED ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Currently employed full-time in Education, or pursuing a career in Education
  • Willingness to learn new skills and methods.
  • Calm and patience in dealing with high-pressure situations
  • Compassion, cultural awareness, and empathy in dealing with others who come from vastly different backgrounds.

EXPECTATIONS REGARDING ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS AND PROFESSIONALISM 

Organizational skills and professionalism are part of the job. We require:

  • 1 business day response time to clients and co-workers (e.g. return phone calls, respond to emails and texts, promptly)
  • Excellent time-management and organization
  • Excellent record-keeping and filing
  • Compliance with company procedures
  • Punctuality
  • Discretion and confidentiality


Salary

$25 - $45 per hour