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    Senior Educational Consultant

    Hale Education Group

    Dubai, UAE

    Date Posted: 2017/01/11



    Job Description

    The Educational Consultant’s responsibilities include:



    • Guiding students in preparing their college applications
    o Revising student applications/resumes/college supplements/personal statements
    o Creating balanced college lists
    o Creating a roadmap of the requirements for each university and an action plan
    o Assist students in filling out the Common Application
    • Providing student mentorship
    o Encourage students to take on leadership roles at their schools and in their communities
    o Nurture their community/service spirit
    o Promote a love of learning
    o Develop communication and writing skills
    o Encourage students to read
    • Providing students with academic guidance
    o Guidance on course selection at school
    o Assisting students in choosing a college major
    o Creating a standardized testing timeline for each student
    • Guiding students on pre-college enrichment opportunities
    o Researching and advising students on suitable summer programs, courses, or camps
    o Assisting students with their summer activity applications
    o 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


    Skills

    Required Qualifications:



    • 2-4 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


    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Company Industry:
    Education, Training, and Library
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Teaching and Academics
    Employment Type:
    Full Time Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Unspecified
    Number of Vacancies:
    1
    Job Ref.:
    JB3588552

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 2 Max: 5
    Residence Location:
    Unspecified
    Gender:
    Unspecified
    Nationality:
    Unspecified
    Degree:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma
    Age:
    Unspecified

    This job is posted in the following Specialties:

    Higher Education Management Education Counseling Consulting Admissions