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Full Time - Academic Mentor (Shanghai)

Company Profile
EBF International is the nation’s leading provider of college planning and application services. With experienced former admission officers from Ivy League schools, EBF team assist families with their overseas education plans from boarding school to graduate school, with an expertise and proven track record in college planning.

It is an exciting time to work in international counseling. The interest from Chinese families in pursuing an overseas education continues to rise. While colleges and universities from the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and others have stepped up their efforts to attract China’s best students to their campuses for a myriad of reasons.

Unlike any other educational organization in China, at EBF we think beyond the letter of admission. We prepare students a life-long lesson and help them develop the skills and aptitudes needed to truly succeed in their life abroad and compete in the 21st century global marketplace.

Main Responsibilities:
•Educate high school students to enhance their academic potential and strength by creatively utilizing EBF elite curriculum and working efficiently with EBF US experts
•Educate students on appropriate interviewing techniques, self-assessment tools, and application essay writing techniques
•Work effectively one-on-one with students and be able to address concerns they will have during the college application process
•Design and teach reading and writing sessions with appropriate assignments
•Lead group sessions and provide written/verbal feedback

Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited college/university in the US, UK, or Canada
•Fluent to native English level proficiency
•Strong work ethics; be punctual, reliable, accurate, and open-minded
•Effective communication skills (oral and written)
•Problem-solving mindset and time management skills
•Ability to both work independently and collaborate with a team
•Willing to work some evenings and weekends

•Chinese language ability
•A passion for reading and writing, as well as educating ESL students regarding associated abilities
•A passion for inspiring and challenging ESL students to think deeper
•Experience in higher education, preferably in academic advising and/or other relevant experience in areas such as educational planning, academic success, or counseling.
•Experience with college-level essay/dissertation/research paper

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