College Advisor

International College Counselors
Job Description
International College Counselors, one of the largest independent college advising companies, is expanding and is seeking two full-time college advisors to join our team in Palm Beach and Broward counties. You will be responsible with educating and guiding students and families about colleges and the college admissions process. You will be working with students in middle school and high school, and must have the desire and expertise to mentor and help students.  At the same time, this position requires someone who is self-driven and entrepreneurial, and able to build and maintain clients. If you are a self-starter, looking to gain a rewarding position with a thriving company, this job is for you! 
 
College Advising Roles and Responsibilities 
  • Meet one-on-one, either in person or virtually, with students and their parents and guide them through the college admissions process; 
  • Create individualized student plans with regards to high school coursework, extracurricular activities, test scheduling, college visits, etc.;
  • Review college essays, college applications, summer program applications, financial aid applications, scholarship applications, etc.;
  • Help students create college lists and coordinate campus tours;
  • Keep students organized and on task, and help ease parents’ stress; 
  • Prepare students for interviews and meetings with admissions officers.
 
Business Development Roles and Responsibilities 
  • Identify networking opportunities and attend networking events;
  • Give seminars and presentations at schools, college fairs, meetings, etc.;  
  • Identify and foster relationships with high school counselors, tutors and other business professionals;
  • Build business in Palm Beach / Broward county
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Qualifications & Requirements:     
  • Cover Letter. Like a great college essay, an effective cover letter should help us get to know who you really are. No candidates will be considered without a cover letter
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Experience in college admissions or high school college counseling
  • Exceptional writing skills. 
  • Superior verbal skills. Must be able to communicate with students, parents, colleges and other professionals.
  • Be self-motivated, self-driven, and have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Be detail-oriented, have strong follow-up skills, and work well under pressure. 
  • Able to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student and parent population. 
  • Strong work ethic and desire to be part of a team.
  • Knowledge of Naviance is a plus. 
 
Salary
Commensurate with experience. Salary includes a base plus commission. 
 
Hours
This is a full-time position. While the office hours are flexible and non-traditional, please note that as you will be working with students and their parents, advisors must be able to meet when they are available: afternoons, evenings and weekends. 
 
About the Company:
International College Counselors (www.internationalcollegecounselors.com)  provides expert college counseling on undergraduate and graduate college admissions, financial aid, tuition, essays, and college applications to domestic and international students.
 
The college counseling and college coaching services are tailored to address the goals, needs, and dreams of each student.  International College Counselors' has been recognized by U.S. News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC, Fox Business, and others as an industry expert.  
 
International College Counselors is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and has offices in Miami Beach, Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Weston, Wellington, West Palm Beach, New York, Connecticut and North Carolina. 
 
Application Process
All interested candidates should send a resume and a cover letter.  No candidates will be considered without a cover letter
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