This position is the college application coach for private clients. Clients are primarily neurodivergent and may be interested in HBCUs, MSIs, HSIs, and PWIs. The coach will work with clients and their families and guide them through a process ending in a great fit and actionable plan for a successful college career.
Manage client timelines between 10 to 24 months, depending on enrollment to high school graduation.
Meet bi-weekly with groups of clients for programmatic coaching and instruction.
Meet with individual clients and families regularly.
Deliver and manage discussion topics as provided by My Life Tutors
Effectively use all resources provided by My Life Tutors
Some experience in college application coaching
Ability to manage multiple clients and their various deadlines.
Implement My Life Tutors' proprietary programs.
Keep track of and remind clients via various communication platforms about upcoming deadlines, dates, and opportunities,
Help clients find the best FIT (Fiscal, Interest, Timeline) - location, path, major, occupation, cost, opportunities, etc.
Manage weekly emails to all active clients announcing scholarship opportunities, reminders, etc.
Contribute to the bi-monthly newsletter (2x per month)
Meet weekly with Chief Program Officer
Provide regular progress reports of students
Assist students with managing the process of applying to colleges, programs, gap years, and all other post-secondary options.
Ensure all clients complete all applications on time for both scholarships and admissions.
Help clients figure out a plan for major and college lists.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must understand neurodiversity,
Familiarity with IDEA Part B and the Americans with Disabilities Act with regard to higher education
Self-Starter, entrepreneurial, patient, empathic
Must be curious and naturally stay up on the professional literature in your field.
Minimum B.A., prefer M.A. or equivalent years of experience. Certifications are a plus but not required and will substitute experience for certifications.
Must be comfortable with technology. Must also be outgoing and great on the phone and with reaching out to people. Must know how to use Google, G-Suite, CRM software
Will work in conjunction with an Essay Coach.
Will report to the Chief Program Officer