We seek highly qualified, motivated candidates for the position of College Counselor. This is a great opportunity for either primary or supplemental employment. Counselors can be based anywhere in the country. We are primarily looking for part-time counselors, but we would consider exceptional candidates for full-time. This position could also grow from part- to full-time.
Successful candidates must have: extensive experience in high school college counseling (preferably some college admissions experience too); a keen understanding of the complexities of today’s selective college admissions process; excellent interpersonal skills and comfort working with both parents and students; in-depth knowledge and a record of having visited hundreds of colleges across the country; strong writing and editing skills; comfort working with clients in-person and remotely; and the willingness to remain exceptionally responsive to client schedules and needs.
In addition to these qualifications, our counselors are expected to:
Be self-aware, confident, highly organized individuals passionate about helping young people find their voices and chart their futures;
Able to strike the perfect mix of meticulousness, sensitivity, and diplomacy, to build trust and rapport while conveying exceptional competence, composure, and control;
Have great instincts for managing client anxiety and stress, the ability to deal with a driven and often demanding clientele, and the acuity to head off problems before they arise;
Know their own strengths and weaknesses, possessing a high degree of professionalism and expertise, while also knowing when to reach out to others for input and advice;
Be of strong character, able to gracefully negotiate complex family dynamics and maintain a strong ethical code;
Be excited about working for a small company, with flexible hours and individualized potential for personal and financial growth.
3 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
About Premium Prep College Counseling
Premium Prep is an elite college counseling firm providing personal guidance to clients in the US and abroad. We are a rapidly growing company composed of a team of expert counselors who work closely with students and families.