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Senior Education Consultant

italent

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP090-1873

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

TITLE: Senior Education Consultant - USA Universities
LOCATION: DUBAI
Salary: 15-17K AED

Do you want to join a fast growing start-up that has helped positively impact young people’s lives? Do you want to live in one of the world’s most dynamic and cosmopolitan international cities, live tax-free and enjoy generous benefits? Do you enjoy mentoring an extraordinarily diverse group of students?

As a Senior Education Consultant, you will have a chance to live and work in the vibrant city of Dubai. The education sector, along with the economy, is booming, making the Emirate a rich environment in which to learn, grow and make new connections.

You will join a company with an excellent reputation in the Gulf region in US admissions counseling. Your duties will encompass counseling high school students through all phases of the college application process. The exact form these duties take may vary a good deal in practice. In counseling our students, you will work with a team of counselors with whom you share responsibility for guiding students through the complicated maze of US college admissions. As needed, you may be asked to attend events as a representative of our group.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Educational Consultant’s responsibilities include:

Guiding students in preparing their college applications
• Revising student applications/resumes/college supplements/personal statements
• Creating balanced college lists
• Creating a roadmap of the requirements for each university and an action plan
• Assist students in filling out the Common Application

Providing student mentorship
• Encourage students to take on leadership roles at their schools and in their communities
• Nurture their community/service spirit
• Promote a love of learning
• Develop communication and writing skills
• Encourage students to read

Providing students with academic guidance
• Guidance on course selection at school
• Assisting students in choosing a college major
• Creating a standardized testing timeline for each student

Guiding students on pre-college enrichment opportunities
• Researching and advising students on suitable summer programs, courses, or camps
• Assisting students with their summer activity applications
• Researching and advising students on extracurricular activities, internship opportunities, and out-of-school educational enrichment opportunities
• Assisting other counselors in workshops/classes on specific components of the application process

You will be expected to
• Be available to students during normal working hours
• Answer e-mails and phone calls promptly
• Act professionally at all times / be punctual to all meetings
• Perform other duties as needed

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications
• 2-5 years demonstrated experience in the field of US university admissions
• Undergraduate degree from a top-tier US university
• Knowledge of the US higher education landscape and the admissions process
• Experience and interest in working with adolescents to help them reach their full potential
• Passion for education/counseling/student services
• Professional communication skills, both oral and written
• Computer skills
• Willingness to commit beyond scheduled hours when necessary

Desired Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in related field
• Experience working abroad at a professional level in an institution of higher education
• Experience living abroad to reflect ability to adjust to another culture

About the Company

italent has been around since 2012, when we saw that businesses needed better talent solutions for their employment requirements. By focusing our efforts on quality products and services that are simple-to-use and innovative, our team brings you the best results without any unexpected additional costs and unnecessary complications. Simply put, we love helping businesses find and keep the right people.

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