Seeking Remote College Admissions Coaches

Our college admissions counseling company, Winning Ivy Prep, is growing fast and we’re creating a massive impact on the families that we serve. We are hiring a remote college admissions coach to work with our students to meet demand.

As a college admissions coach, you will report directly to the CEO and work with her closely on the roster of students that you will directly serve. If you are interested in empowering high school students and mentoring them to realize their college dreams, then take a look at the position description here.

We’d love for you to join our team

Please direct questions to Nikolina Garaca at nikolina@winningivyprep.com

Seeking Program Director

The Tufts Pre-College team is currently seeking a Program Director to assist in managing our 6-week Tufts College Experience (TCE) and our Tufts Summer Accelerator (TSA). Tufts College Experience, our flagship program, is an immersive program designed to give students a full picture of college life: students live on campus, participate in social activities, and take two accelerated courses. Tufts Summer Accelerator is a new program in our portfolio; a shortened version of TCE, it consists of 2 week stackable modules (students may enroll in up to 2 modules for a total of 4 weeks). In TSA, students also participate in residential and social activities, but take part in targeted seminars in lieu of full courses. 

Time Commitment 

The Tufts College Experience will take place for 6 weeks during the summer from July 5th to August 12th, 2022, with students participating in their selected courses in the mornings, and group programming in the afternoons. Similarly, Tufts Summer Accelerator takes place from July 10-22 (Session 1) and July 24-August 5 (Session 2), with students participating in seminars in the morning and early afternoon, and group programming in later afternoon. The Program Director can expect to work an average of 5-10 hours per week during the spring semester for pre-program planning, with the hours ramping up to about 15-25 hours per week in the summer for afternoon programming. 

Program Planning: 2-3 hours/week Dec-June (flexible days/times) 

Program Dates: July 5th to August 12th, 2022 (6 weeks) 

Program Hours: Monday-Thursday 5-10 hrs/wk (hours depending on program 

needs); Friday 9am-5pm 

Compensation 

The total compensation for the TCE/TSA Program Director position, inclusive of all planning and program time, is $5000. 

Responsibilities 

As a Program Director, your duties include, but are not limited to: 

● Program Planning and Preparation 

○ Admissions: Review applications, correspond with applicants regarding incorrect information / errors, post admission letters, follow-up with students regarding course/seminar placement, administer course/seminar changes (if necessary) 

○ Marketing: review of marketing materials provided by Director of Marketing, website update suggestions, personal outreach (email and phone calls) to leads and applicants, helps develop social media posts and reposts relevant content, writes updates to parents and students during the program 

○ Hiring/Payroll: confirms guest speakers, supports recruitment and hiring of TAs (as necessary), passes hiring information to the Pre-College team. 

○ Program Materials Prep: places students into TA groups, sets-up CANVAS, zoom sessions, other resources as needed 

○ Program Planning: plan Friday College Prep 101 workshop and potential lunchtime speaker series, as well as any opening and closing activities.

● Operations 

○ Communications: Acts as main point of contact for program duration, and handle communication with students and families throughout the program 

○ Schedule all necessary trainings 

○ Afternoon and/or lunch sessions: develops and runs afternoon sessions with full oversight during program hours; liaises with staff, faculty and guest speakers who are participating in the sessions ○ College Prep 101: Plans and executes College Prep 101 series (morning workshops, afternoon college visits) for TSA & TCE, creating alignment without redundancies between sessions for each program. 

○ Orientation / Closing: develops and participates in opening day and closing day activities. 

Qualifications 

● Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills (written and verbal) 

● Adept critical thinking, process development, and operationalization. Strong attention to detail 

● Excellent project management skills, prioritization abilities and navigation of tight deadlines 

● Proficiency and previous experience with Microsoft Office Suite strongly preferred 

● Previous experience in research and/or program management preferred 

● Previous experience working with high school aged students preferred 

For more information, please contact sally.kim@tufts.edu

College ​Access Site Director

Employment Type:​ Paid, part-time
Hours:​ ~10 hours/week
Schedule:​ 2 evenings/week, January to May
Compensation:​ $12.75/hour
Number of Openings:​ 2
Position Description:
Organization Overview: ​Let’s Get Ready provides high school students from historically underrepresented communities with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. Services are provided by volunteer college students who also serve as role models and mentors. LGR was founded in 1998 by a Harvard undergraduate. Since then, Let’s Get Ready has served more than 25,000 high school students from historically underrepresented communities with the mentoring power of 9,000 trained volunteer college Coaches. In partnerships with colleges, high schools and community organizations, programs stretch from Maine to Pennsylvania.

Position Overview: ​The College Access Site Director is a paid, part-time internship for current undergraduate college students (preferred), graduate college students, or recent college graduates interested in education, non-profit management, and community building. Reporting to a Program Manager, College Access Site Directors co-lead one of LGR’s College Access Programs in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions and directly manage a group of college student volunteers (Coaches), who provide SAT preparation and college admission support to high school students from historically underrepresented communities​.
Let’s Get Ready classes occur two nights a week, one focused on the math section of the SAT and one focused on the verbal section of the SAT. Both College Access Site Directors are responsible for being on-site each class night to oversee the volunteer Coaches and students and to help build a positive and engaging learning environment. Site Directors must also attend trainings and occasional enrichment events. In addition to carrying out on-site responsibilities, management and logistics, Site Directors complete additional position-related tasks and meet with their Program Manager and Co-Site Director each week to ensure all programmatic goals are being met.

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Campus Organizers

Students have been at the forefront of social change throughout history, from civil rights, to voting rights to protecting the environment. For over 40 years, the Student PIRGs have hired year-round, full-time Campus Organizers who help students get organized, mobilized and energized so they can create a greener, healthier, more meaningful future. Our organizers work with students on college campuses across the country, giving them the resources they need to make a difference on the issues they care about. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO: 

With the Student PIRGs, you’ll start a career working with the next generation of students who, like you, believe students have the right and the responsibility to shape the future they will inherit. You will work with students at colleges to make sure they have the skills, opportunities and training they need to run strategic campaigns and win. Our 35 chapters on campuses provide the training, professional support and resources students need to decide the strategies and tactics they’ll use to run campaigns that promote clean energy, public health, a stronger democracy and more. As a Campus Organizer you will:

  • Engage and mobilize hundreds of students 
  • Train students to run effective campaigns, using skills like organizing news conferences, building strong coalitions, generating grassroots support, and coordinating lobby days
  • Build a strong, sustainable, student-funded, and student-run organization on campus
  • Build relationships with other student groups, faculty and administrators
  • Run a citizen outreach office during the summer, where you’ll recruit and lead a team of canvassers to fundraise for important issues 
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