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College Admissions Counselor

Company: Knovva Academy
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
was founded by impassioned and motivated educators with a mission to inspire the next generation of world leaders. Knovva prepares students for success in the 21st century by introducing them to the world using programs that blend a traditional curriculum with hands-on experiential learning and online coursework. Knovva's mission is to enhance educational opportunities and strengthen 21st-century skills for students on a global scale by leveraging successful partnerships with premier educators, leading businesses, and communities around the world. Knovva is seeking engaging and dynamic educators to join our college admissions team. They must possess the ability to motivate others and help them acquire the knowledge and learn the skills needed to achieve their highest potential score. The test-prep program is designed to prepare students to be well-equipped with the necessary academic skills and knowledge to stand out and further their education. Job TitleCollege Admissions CounselorEmployment TypeContractorLocationBoston, MA/RemoteJob Duties The College Counseling division of Knovva Academy is a boutique, personal, full-service college application service offering customized college planning solutions for students and families. At Knovva, our college counselors help students explore their college and career options. College counselors assist students as they consider their priorities for their experience in college. Counselors support students in researching options and ensure they complete all the necessary steps in the college application process. Responsibilities

  • Consultations: Plan and implement one-on-one private meetings between each student and a college counselor, which will be ongoing throughout the application process.
  • College selection: Using data-driven metrics, help to match students with the ideal college for them.
  • College essay support: One-on-one session involving multiple rounds of drafting and editing.
  • Interview practice and techniques: Mock interviews, practice with different styles of interviewing and how to handle them.
  • Webinars: Plan and deliver webinars on topics such as Applying Early or How to Write a Personal Statement.
  • Personal college planning schedule: Using College Planner Pro, the counselor helps families chart the course of the application year, including deadlines for standardized tests, college application due dates, and more. Qualifications
    • BA or M.Ed in Education or related field from a regionally accredited college or university
    • Familiarity with the college counseling process and the requirements to get into top schools
    • Support students' ability to write compelling essays by helping with technical writing or background information in the student's subject area
    • Experience with top-tier colleges and high schools (as a student and/or as an educator) preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience working in an international and multicultural environmentPreferred Qualification
      • Extensive experience in college admission process or attendance at a high-level college or university with high admissions standards
      • Background in STEM fields is preferredCompensation
        • Knovva Academy offers a competitive salary and benefits that are commensurate with experience and education.
        • Our HR department will have a further discussion with the candidates to decide the compensation. Location of InterviewWe can conduct the interview either at our Boston, MA, office or remotely. Our Boston office is located at: 24 School Street, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02210We also offer options to conduct this interview on Skype/Zoom. For more information, please contact us at careers@knovva.com. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter (optional).

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Keywords: Knovva Academy, Boston , College Admissions Counselor, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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