Website Empowerly

Empowering students in the college admissions process

Empowerly ( is an education technology company that personalizes college and career counseling, with a mission to empower students to become the most successful version of themselves.

We provide data-driven education technology, startup and research internship programs, and personalized counseling led by former college Admission Officers and experienced college counselors. We are a rapidly growing, mission-driven, and venture-backed company. It takes a unified team committed to our core values – collaboration, data driven, and empowerment – to achieve this goal and a fast-moving team committed to serving the needs of families.

Each student is holistically evaluated through our Empowerly Score™ — the only predictive technology that can also quantify subjective material. Each student is offered a three-pronged approach to evaluate academics, essays, and extracurricular activities – providing them a 360-degree view of how to be competitive against other applicants. Empowerly has raised over $12 million from investors, including Goodwater Capital, FJ Labs, Scrum Ventures, Translink Capital, Azure Capital Partners, and Spero Ventures.

About the Role

We are seeking a highly-skilled, organized, and experienced former  Admissions Officer from a top university to work as a full-time Lead Counselor.

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Execute the goal of delivering premium, white-glove service to families who purchase significant Empowerly packages and need intensive counseling
  • Work with many Empowerly students (mainly high school age) to help them find their passions and apply to top colleges
  • Build and maintain relationships with students and families as you help navigate them through the college admission journey
  • Communicate effectively with students and families about the benefits of Empowerly products and services such as research mentorship and standardized test preparation
  • Track data on  prospective and current families and maintain a high level of attention to detail and organization
  • Help to create a new line of business around more comprehensive packages and elite counseling
  • Serve as a coach and advisor to a Team of Marketplace Counselors, working closely with its members and Community Managers
  • Represent Empowerly in marketing and media initiatives
  • Research, develop, and host webinars for prospective students and families
  • Be a prominent voice in our internal and external communications channels, sharing knowledge and expertise in admission and counseling developments
  • Work with Head of Counselors  and Head of Programs to streamline and develop processes and services for counselors and students
  • Assist Head of Counselors and Head of Programs with administrative duties/projects as needed

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