College Counselor - Part-Time/Remote

Galin Education
Washington, DC
Dec 05, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Full Time
A$ A' "A' ?A part-time college counselor works with students and families through the college search and admissions process. This person must have impeccable communication skills, be able to connect with both high school students and their parents and be incredibly knowledgeable about colleges and the admissions process. The Counselor will also support other college counselors and our essay coaches in their work with students.The position reports to the Director of Admissions Counseling. Because we work mostly with high school students and their parents, we tend to work in the later afternoons, evenings, and weekends. There is some flexibility in the schedule, as long as it is coordinated with families and the team. The position will evolve over time as the ideal candidate will take our current practices and expand and enhance them.Families may sign up to do hourly work with a counselor or may sign up for our comprehensive program, which does not count hours. A typical student starts work with a counselor in the early Junior year. A part-time counselor must commit to working with at least 5 "comprehensive" (or hourly equivalent) students in each graduating class.Direct Services (80%)Work with students through all aspects of the college admissions process;Communicate with parents on a regular basis;Make use of publicly available data to inform advice and expertise.Professional Development (10%)Regularly participate in professional development opportunities, including regional and national conferences, webinars, college tours, and more;Keep current on current trends in college admissions;Develop trainings and educational materials for self and others on the team.Resource Development (10%)Write blogs, present at conferences & events, and assist with other marketing efforts;Develop relationships with local high school counselors and other educational experts.Powered by JazzHRQmgQpS91jl

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