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Education Counsellor (USA University Admissions)

Keywords / Skills : Overseas Education, Education Counsellor, USA, United States, US, Counsellor, Academic Counsellor, Counselling, Student Advisor, Career Counsellor

1 - 2 years
Posted: 2018-09-28

Nationality
India (Candidates authorized to work in the above mention countries are also eligible to apply)
Industry
Education
Function
Education/ Teaching
Role
Other Roles
Education
Any graduate
Salary
2.40 - 4.80 lacs
Posted On
28th Sep 2018
Job Description
The ideal candidate for the position will have excellent communication skills with command over spoken and written English as well as the local language; compassionate nature towards assisting students; a desire to learn on the job and result-oriented. The position is full time and the attractive remuneration package with benefits will be commensurate with experience and industry standards.

Tasks: 

• Offer students information on the United States of America as a study destination, general information on universities in the US, fee structure, admission requirements, and visa process
• Conduct detailed profile assessment of students interested in studying in the US and accordingly assist in shortlisting universities that fit their profile
• Advise students on career choices available and universities that offer relevant programs
• Network with a range of stakeholders including schools, colleges, universities and training centers
• Communicate with target audiences and manage the customer relationship
• Effective follow up with prospective students
• Responsible for US university applications process at the branch level
• Mentor students through resolving queries and other problems
• Responsible for maintaining and updating registers and student database at branch level
• Conduct market research, for example, using customer questionnaires and focus groups
• Support the operations manager and other colleagues

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Counselors are generally office based but occasionally will need to travel to local schools and colleges for conducting workshops and seminars
• Counselors can sometimes be expected to network and socialize with a range of stakeholders and customers to build and maintain relationships
• The work can be stressful when meeting tight deadlines, juggling various projects at a given time and relying on external suppliers, but it can also be very rewarding
• A formal dress code and working environment are usual
• Occasionally travel to other locations (branches) may be required for 2-3 days for the training/ workshop/ exhibitions; Depending on the assignment, the role may demand international travel to foreign universities.


About Company

Global Reach, established in 1991 is one of the leading overseas education consultancies in India with around 39 offices across India and South East Asia. We offer comprehensive education counseling services to prospective students for studying in Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, and other countries.
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