√ Direct counselors in the creation and implementation of students’ development and application strategies.
√ Support counselors as they guide students through a process of self-discovery, helping students to identify their interests and ambitions, brainstorm authentic essay topics, and develop a comprehensive and cohesive college application angle.
√ Provide detail-oriented guidance and editing support on all components of students’ college applications.
√ Meet with students and families to discuss their goals and expectations, and manage counselors and parent coordinators to provide regular updates on students’ progress.
√ Assist in the development of a Due West parent community and alumni network by consistently providing excellent service.
√ Support families with the specific problems faced by students applying from a global context.
√ Assisting the undergraduate team in hitting financial targets by representing the team in sales meetings and sponsored events, developing and delivering presentations, and leveraging Due West network to increase referrals.
√ Build relationships with business partners and schools in China and the U.S.
√ 2-3 years previous experience as a college counselor or admissions professional
√ Have fluent English skills, with strong reading, writing, and public speaking abilities
√ Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited American institution
√ Desire to work on a multi-cultural team in an international environment
√ Creativity, flexibility, and the ability to work cooperatively
√ Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
√ Possess strong work ethic, communication skills, and time management abilities
√ Desire to work in a fast-paced “start-up” environment
√ Experience within rigorous academic and/or work environments
√ Interest in learning and contributing to curriculum and program development
√ Visa eligibility (non-Chinese citizens): minimum two years post-baccalaureate work (or graduate school) experience