Empowerly (www.empowerly.com) 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, start up 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. As of February 2022, Empowerly has raised $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 Ivy League Admissions Officer to work as a full-time Lead Counselor.
Requirements and Responsibilities
Execute on 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
2 + years of experience in an admissions office as a Director of Admissions, Admissions Officer, or similar role at an Ivy-League institution
Available in the afternoons (after 3:00 p.m.) and/or on weekends to meet with students
Able to work in a fast-paced environment
Able to take on competing priorities and developing work streams
Savvy with Google Workspaces and other modern technologies
Possess an undergraduate and/or graduate degree from a Top 25 undergraduate institutionStrong experience helping multiple students get accepted to Top 25 schools
Have 5+ years of professional college counseling experience, either at a company or as an independent consultant
Why work for Empowerly?
Build and deepen one-to-one relationships with students from across the country and around the world to impact their educational and career journeys
Engage with technology-forward solutions to provide valuable, data-based analysis and actionable feedback to students and families
Work from anywhere! Our organization is fully remote and our people have the flexibility to work from wherever is the most comfortable and convenient for them
Join a growing startup backed by top Silicon Valley venture capital firms and be a strong contributor to reaching our milestones
Compensation and Benefits
The Lead College Counselor is a full-time, exempt position working remotely. The hiring range for this role is $65,000 - $100,000 based on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation and sick days, and a 401k. In addition to our tangible benefits, Empowerly provides our people the opportunity to learn and grow within a supportive team environment. Evening and weekend hours are required.
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