Strategy Counselor (Undergraduate Admissions)

Job Description
Strategic Guidance
√ 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.
Client Services
√ 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.
Additional Responsibilities
√ 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.
Job Requirement
√ 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
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Due West Education is an international education consulting company. For over nine years, our business has been unlocking human potential and helping students from different demographic backgrounds and education systems achieve their dreams. Our comprehensive programs focus on delivering educational services that both complement and supplement curricular experiences that students receive at their academic institutions. Since our founding, we have combated the unrealistic promises of agents, ineffective support from schools, misinformation among parents, and the proliferation of for-profit high schools to become one of the most established firms in China. And we’re looking for people to join our exceptional team!