Pre- Arrival Advisor (Temporary)

Join an organization where you can make a difference in the lives of students from across the nation and the world. At The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC), we see a world where young people from all backgrounds have the opportunity to discover, develop and realize their full potential. TWC is the bridge between higher education and professional careers–leveraging all that Washington D.C. has to offer to provide dynamic, experiential learning opportunities to empower and motivate young people to become engaged global citizens.

The Pre-Arrival Advisor is responsible for managing a portfolio of student participants with the goal to provide excellent service and achieve placement in the interest of enrollment goals. The incumbent must work closely with their student advising portfolio to understand internship interests to identify strong matches between their student participants and available internship opportunities. A successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial, can-do attitude and will skillfully advise and guide students on internship opportunities. This individual is responsible for supporting students throughout the pre-arrival experience, identifying any potential barriers to enrollment. The Pre-Arrival Advisor is a team player that generates solutions and provides excellent service and support to student participants throughout the pre-arrival experience. This is a temporary position which will work to support the advisement of students participating in The Washington Center’s summer program. Ideal start date for the role is mid-December 2021 and the position will run through May 31st, 2022.

This is a 100% remote position. 

Essential Functions Listed: 

Student Portfolio Management

  • Manage a portfolio of student participants through an advising session and on-going email communications, phone and video calls.
  • Serve as the main point of contact and provide excellent service to student participants throughout the pre-arrival experience.  
  • Support students through all parts of the pre-arrival process; including registration for an academic course and housing. 
  • Provide students with support and resources regarding interviewing, living in DC and entering the professional world.
  • Collaboratively revise application materials with the student participant, including resumes, professional interest statements, and supplemental application materials as necessary. 

Student Placement

  • Work in very close collaboration with the Employer Relations team to have a clear understanding of the status of referrals, interviews, offers and placements
  • Maintain consistent and prompt communication for a portfolio of students on the internship matching process.

Data Management

  • Track and manage student data in CRM, including: application materials, internship preferences and important information that impacts the student participant’s enrollment.
  • Diligent logging and tracking of student participant’s progression in the internship matching process, providing utmost attention to data integrity.
  • Tracking and following up with students to ensure timely completion and submission of the academic course and housing registrations.

Enrollment and Admissions

  • Review submitted applications according to the admissions timeline, making prompt and thorough admissions decisions.

Required Education and Experience an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Education/Qualifications and Experience:

  • 1+ years’ experience advising college students and/or career services strongly preferred.
  • 1+ years’ experience working with international student populations a plus.
  • CRM and data management experience is a plus.

Competencies required to perform the job successfully

  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Initiative
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Self Awareness

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities which are critical to the successful performance of the job. These may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with the position:

  • Knowledge of career services and advising techniques is preferred; knowledge of internships and matching / placement services preferred.
  • Ability to advise diverse student populations and engage with students through phone and video meetings.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and performance-driven environment that is ever changing.
  • Adept communicator with demonstrated collaboration skills.

Equipment Used to Perform the Job which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

  • Standard office equipment including a computer and job-related software 

Physical Abilities commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform described essential functions of this job. These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision to work on a computer. While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work on a computer, use repetitive wrist, hand, and/or finger movement, and talk or hear.

This job description is no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Certain job functions described herein may be subjected to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. 

The Washington Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is TWC's policy to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by the organization where appropriate.

Anti-Racism and Anti-Hate Statement

The Washington Center stands in solidarity with all marginalized communities. We believe communities are strengthened by the inclusion of and equity for all people. Racism, hate, and violence have no place in our society, and we condemn all such acts. We are committed to becoming an anti-racist and anti-hate organization.

Diversity Statement

We commit to continuously striving for diversity, equity and inclusion through ongoing education, reflection, and awareness. As an organization nearing five decades in existence, we recognize we have work to do. At The Washington Center, each person brings unique and varied lived experiences which inform our thoughts, actions, and decision-making processes. We aim to create an inclusive, safe environment for our staff, students, and all stakeholders, where everyone’s differences are honored, every perspective is valued, and everyone is safe to bring forth their authentic selves.

Join an organization where you can make a difference in the lives of students from across the nation and the world. At The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (TWC), we see a world where young people from all backgrounds…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Temporário / PJ / Freelance
  • Data de Início
    13 de dezembro de 2021
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    30 de novembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
USD $44.000 - USD $45.000
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1333 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036, United States

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