Everybody’s looking for an edge in college admissions. At Colledge, we already have it, but we’re looking for more.
The premier college admissions consulting business in the Pasadena area needs an entrepreneurial, creative candidate with experience in college admissions to help lead our growing practice.
Colledge LLC offers individualized, one-on-one counseling aimed at helping students and families find the best-fit colleges for them. We provide guidance on all aspects of the college admissions process, including guidance with the personal statement, test recommendations, the college list, extracurricular activities, college interviews, visiting colleges, and financial aid and scholarships.
Reporting to the Owner & Founder, the Director of Admission Services will play a critical role in serving students and families by leveraging her or his experience in a selective college-level admissions office, demonstrated interest in teen psychology and parent education, and have a collaborative, team-oriented orientation, by focusing on the following areas of critical need:
Admission and Client Service: The Director of Admission Services will work extensively with students and parents, advising, supporting, and yes, hand-holding. This role demands emotional intelligence, effective communications with both teens and parents, and a willingness to lean into the challenge of helping all kinds of students from all types of backgrounds with all manner of interests—artists, mathematicians, scientists, gamers, procrastinators, coders, introverts, athletes, and students with learning differences.
Marketing and Administration: As a small business, Colledge depends on getting the word out, bringing clients in, and running things efficiently. The Director of Admission Services will assist in operating the business—tech savvy, design expertise, public speaking, statistical data analysis, and office skills are all highly valued in this role.
Teamwork: What sets Colledge apart is its team approach to college admissions advice—each student has multiple Colledge professionals learning students’ passions, developing college lists, and reviewing applications and essays. This unique approach requires humility, collaboration, and an openness to working closely and positively with others.
Salary range: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Will contribute substantial monthly amount to individual medical and dental insurance plan obtained by employee. Includes 3 weeks paid vacation time per year, professional membership dues for NACAC and WACAC, and travel expenses for professional development and networking.
Bonus: Discretionary bonus paid at the end of the year.
Expectations: Frequent nights and weekends with flex time during workdays, some travel.
Application deadline is November 1, 2019 with an start date in early 2020. Interviews will be held in Pasadena, California in the offices of Colledge.
Please submit cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (626) 344-0332 to learn more.
Colledge LLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
To apply for this job please visit www.thecolledge.org.