Oct 11, 2019

Senior Mentor

  • Command Education
  • Walton, NY 13856, USA
Full-time Education Product and Program Management

Job Description

Command Education is seeking recent graduates from top-tier colleges or universities, including Stanford, MIT, and Ivy League schools such as the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University to join the team as a full-time Senior Mentor.

Command Education is a rapidly-growing, high-end education consulting firm that guides students through the college application process and making the most of their high school careers. The company is based in midtown Manhattan and was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. In general, our workday is from Monday-Friday, in addition to student calls on select weeknights and weekend timeslots of each mentors' choosing. In-office time is used for tasks related to student development (finding opportunities, providing feedback on student work, etc), as well as company development-related projects that are flexible based on each employee's skills, experience, and interests. This position is full-time and in-person in New York City. The ideal candidate would be available to start in October or earlier, but start dates are flexible up to December.

Unfortunately, we are unable to consider candidates who are not available until the spring. Salary and compensation package is very competitive. Benefits also include team-building outings and professional development opportunities.

Job Description:

  • Mentoring a select number of high school students, providing assistance with all aspects of the college admissions process, including (but not limited to):
  • Providing guidance/feedback on and help with brainstorming for essays and other student work
  • Interview prep, resume revision, internship search assistance
  • Guidance in course selection, extracurricular activities, overall 'standing out' in high school
  • Forging strong mentor-mentee relationships and inspiring students to achieve
  • Supporting other team members and assisting in developing shared resources
  • Assisting with and taking the lead on other projects relating to company development (specific projects/areas are dependent on mentor's skills and experience)Requirements:Completion of a BA/BS degree from a top-tier college or university (Preferred majors include English and Psychology. Applicants should be experienced in high-level reading and analysis.)
  • Some experience with education and/or tutoring
  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively on a small, high-functioning team
  • Strong reading, writing, and editing skills
  • Ability to engage and relate clearly and compassionately to high school students and serve as an excellent role model
  • Familiarity with the process of successfully applying to elite US colleges
  • A self-starter with strong organizational skills, excellent follow-through, and ability to come up with creative solutions
  • Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic and a high level of enthusiasm and energy

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