Admissions Counselor / College Consultant - Remote
Company: Zenith Prep Academy
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Company is based out of the San Francisco Bay Area
(however the position is fully remote)
Who this is perfect for:
This role is perfect for a high performer who cares about their
clients, is responsible, can plan their own days, and set their own
schedule without direction. We are looking for someone who can
proactively think, work, and care for their clients. In return, you
will not be micromanaged, given freedom and autonomy (while not
being left completely alone), while still having the support,
training, framework, best practices, mentors, and help needed to
exceed our clients' expectations and give them outstanding
Benefits of this role, Zenith Prep Academy, and our culture:
Set your own schedule -- One of the largest benefits of this role
is the ability to set your own schedule with our clients.
Take vacation days at your own discretion -- There is no need to
get approval from senior team members. We believe that hiring
someone that is responsible, self-motivated, and devoted to their
clients means that they also have the capability of determining
when they need rest. If your clients are happy and achieving
results, then you are free to choose which days you want to spend
time with family, travel, etc.
Independence -- You will be given a large amount of autonomy,
independence, and freedom in your role.
High potential for growth opportunities -- We've been doubling in
growth year over year, so there is plenty of opportunity for rapid
growth/promotion, and we believe in promoting internally.
Strong support team -- We ensure all team members are given every
opportunity to succeed by providing the necessary resources and
support to be successful.
Strategy meetings with students/parents: -Meet with families on a
consistent basis to discuss the student's past progress and set 30,
60, 90+ day goals, review upcoming deadlines, and track the status
of their deliverables.
Offline support for families: -Track and assist the
students/families with deliverables/deadlines that your students
are working on (projects, applications, competitions, etc.).
Respond in a reasonably quick timeframe to clients regarding
questions and requests
Advise students on their academic & extracurricular/summer program
choices and conduct occasional check-ins on their progress.
Review summer applications and college applications: review essays,
check admission requirements, track deadlines, and project manage
Ability to work on weekends consistently -- Because our clients are
working parents and students, a majority of your meetings will be
on the weekend. However, you will have the flexibility to choose
when you start/end work each day and which days you want to have
meetings - (for example, you can choose to have Monday and Tuesday
as your days off, or if you want to have more meetings on certain
weekends so that you have 1 or 2 weekends completely free, that's
doable as well. It's up to you on how you want to structure your
Excellent written and verbal communication skills -- You will be
managing different clients (students/families), all with different
personalities, which will require clear communication and strong
interpersonal skills since you will be a client-facing
Exhibit strong emotional intelligence -- If you are someone that
gets along well with others and find it easy and enjoyable to
communicate with people, then you would fit this role very well.
This role requires a high degree of emotional intelligence and the
ability to manage expectations in a firm but pleasant manner.
Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines -- You will be
advising clients on deadlines, applications, and projects so strong
attention to detail, and being well-organized and reliable is
critical for your success. Project management skills are required
since you will be developing timelines for deliverables, managing
due dates, and will need to adapt to changing priorities and client
Commitment to the role long term -- We are looking for someone who
sees this as an ideal fit for their life and lifestyle and has the
intention of doing this for years to come. We will invest a large
amount of time to train/mentor you for the role and have every
intention to continue promoting you internally.
Ability to learn quickly -- This role is ideal for someone that
enjoys learning/researching different topics and can do so
efficiently, independently, and confidently. We are specialists in
STEM, Business, and Healthcare, so you will gain a tremendous
amount of insight and understanding in those fields.
Commitment to honesty & integrity -- We've built an incredible
amount of trust and credibility over the last 13+ years and given
how important our role is to the families/students we work with, we
hold everyone on our team to highest levels of honesty, integrity,
Bachelor's degree from a Top 50 college or university
Previous college consulting/counseling experience and/or experience
in an admissions office
Experience in tutoring, teaching, or coaching 6-12th graders
Experience working with parents of 6-12th graders
Previous experience in a role working with students/parents or that
involves account management/project management
Background in Engineering (Computer Science, Mechanical
Engineering, etc.), Business, or Healthcare/Sciences
Zenith offers extensive training for those of you that are new to
the industry/position. Over the past 13+ years we have perfected
our framework and formula for successfully working with families -
keeping our clients happy and helping them achieve outstanding
college results. You will never be left alone, without support, or
wondering what to do next. Our team and frameworks/formulas/best
practices that we will share with you means you will know what to
do at all times.
You will have all of the preparation needed and will learn how to
guide each meeting, manage your students, and succeed in every part
of your role. Our intention is to set you up for success and give
you a reason to stay long term - all you need to do is bring your
communication, project management skills, and be willing to
$70,000-$95,000 (based on experience)
Zenith Prep Academy has a 13+ year track record as leading college
admission experts and offers a selective, advanced mentorship
program for students looking to pursue business, engineering, and
healthcare/sciences and has served thousands of students from
around the world.
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