The full-time College Counselor will advise clients on high school preparations for college admission requirements and the strategic completion of college applications (including research, essays, interviews, networking). The College Counselor also oversees a group of writing advisors and reviews final drafts of student college admission essays.
Fahey Associates is a bespoke college counseling company with headquarters in the Bay Area. We are seeking to grow regionally, throughout California, and across the United States. We bring together capable and independent advisors who are excited to push their own skills in the pursuit of guiding youth to develop their potential in high school and in preparation for college. We focus on providing students with a personally transformative experience of preparing for and carrying out the college application process.
Minimum of two years working
in higher education college admissions office.
We seek candidates who typically
possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Master’s
degree in higher education or related field, strongly
communication, and presentation skills and ability to work with
individuals as well as large groups. Comfortability working with
Experience leading educational
workshops and presentations.
A strong sense of
self-accountability and a desire for excellence
Demonstrated leadership and the
ability to make independent decisions and meet deadlines are
essential to this position.
Strong attention to detail and
experience using technology and data to effectively build and
communicate student advancement strategies are required.
Excellent oral, reading, and
written communication skills.
Ability to learn our admissions
processes and programs.
Proficiency in basic and
professional software including Google Suite. Ability to learn to
use and manage web-based software and databases such as
Availability for evening and
Support and advise high
school students who will apply to college.
Act as a key point of contact to
applicants and their families. Respond to inquiries via phone,
text, and email regarding application policies, processes, and
procedures in accordance with Fahey Associates’ practices and
Manage a group of writing
advisors who will draft essays with your students.
Conduct virtual and in-person
informational presentations for client and public communities on a
variety of subjects related to admissions.
Represent Fahey Associates as the
focal point of contact at planned admissions events, both on-site
and at external venues, which might require travel. Direct vendors
or on-site personnel to successfully execute the event.
Lead and manage small
projects/programs by establishing and executing project plans,
timelines, tasks, and objectives — in alignment with Fahey
Associates’ workflows and protocols.
Liaise with internal writing
advisors, staff, and outside agencies to execute plans.
Conduct introductory phone and
video calls with prospective clients and students, describing Fahey
Associates programs, services and fees.
Other duties may also be
Ability to work remotely. Will work
extended or non-standard hours based on the seasonal nature of
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