The College Planning Network, one of the nation’s largest and most reputable providers of college admissions and financial services, has an opportunity for an experienced college counselor to join its student services team to work with students and their families providing college counseling services.
Assist students and families with the college search, application process, and selection process.
Counsel students on course choices, extracurricular activities, community service involvement, and summer experiences.
Identify the educational and career options appropriate for each student and assist with the analysis of each option, including possible outcomes and their implications.
Assess the student’s stage of development (academic and career) and promote student growth by determining suitable developmental tasks; assist student in establishing realistic and attainable academic and career goals.
Evaluate and interpret student transcripts and standardized testing for the student and parents.
Explore and implement the most up-to-date college guidance technology.
The ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student and parent population.
Set up action plan for the student to explore alternative careers and related majors.
Gather necessary information such as GPA’s or enrollment statistics.
Prepare various reports as requested.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in college counseling or other educational area.
Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling or related field.
Knowledge of U.S. colleges, their academic programs, admission policies.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal.
Active NACAC membership.
Availability to work on Pacific time zone schedule is a plus.
3 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: •Permanent, part-time, 1099 employee
•Paid per counseling session
•Rate $40-$60/session, depending on type of session.
About College Planning Network
The College Planning Network is one of the nation’s largest and most reputable providers of college admissions and financial aid services. CPN’s services are only available through select financial specialists in order to offer the most comprehensive services available from one source. We make your family’s goals for higher education more attainable and more affordable.