US College Counselor Job Description

US College Counselor


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flight allowance
  • Work visa
  • Job training

About the Role:

  • Serve as a knowledge expert and counselor for a given number of Chinese high school students who are interested in studying in the United States for undergraduate college & university studies
  • Represent the company through both in- and out-of-office activities and programs
  • All training is provided on location

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to high school students on proper strategies for the college application process 
  • Advise students on their college essay topics
  • Guide students through the college essay writing process and provide insight on editing where necessary
  • Contribute to student group workshops
  • Contribute to weekly in-company meetings regarding strategies, student portfolios, and planning
  • Assist in planning US college admissions officers’ visits to school campuses, and accompany admissions officers when necessary

Requires (Functional/Technical Skills & Knowledge):

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to communicate with students both during normal working and non-working hours
  • Teaching, mentoring, and/or tutoring skills
  • Firm understanding of the US college application process
  • Satisfactory command of English language and grammar, both oral and written
  • Prior experience with the SAT/ACT system and tests

Required / Recommended Background & Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree from a top 20 U.S. University 
  • Valid TEFL/TESOL/CELTA Certification (minimum 120 hours) OR 2 years of post-undergraduate working experience
  • Previous experience with ESL and/or high school students is preferred
  • Recent graduates from Top US colleges are strongly encouraged to apply 

Apply now or contact your placement consultant for more details!

Job Summary

Type of School
Children's training school;Senior/High School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Contract Length
1 year

Teaching Nomad is your connection to teaching in Asia & The Middle East! We are a western owned and operated teacher placement agency with offices in Denver & Shanghai. We take a lot of pride in connecting teachers with great teaching opportunities.


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