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Client Service Concierge (PT)  – Washington DC

PrepMatters, Inc. is a premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation and educational planning. We’re looking for reliable professionals to join our team as a part-time (16 hours a week) client greeter. One position will work Monday through Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The other position will work Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30am – 5:00pm. The office is located 5001 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD.

The position: As a “director of first impressions,” the primary responsibility of the client greeter is to sit at the lobby desk and welcome student clients and their family members who are coming to PrepMatters office for tutoring or educational planning services. You will stock the kitchen pantry and office supply room with arriving shipments or photocopy practice tests when supply runs low.

You: You enjoy interacting with people! You are a natural at demonstrating professional engagement that is personable and warm. Excellence in communication–poise in engagement, the ability to listen well, and a demonstrated skill in verbal expression–is required to support the core activities of the greeter position. The ideal candidate is dependable and able to sustain commitment to this important position. You are able to manage a fast-paced environment in a professional manner and have an interest in working with educated and successful clients. PrepMatters wants every client to receive personal, excellent service–delivered with a bit of sparkle!

Compensation: $17-18 an hour.

Our office will be re-opening in June. While the interview process and some portions of training will be done via Zoom, the position will be in person.

To apply: To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@prepmatters.com. Please specify “Client Service Concierge – Weekdays -Bethesda, MD” in the subject line. Please include a paragraph in your cover letter describing why you would be a good addition to the PrepMatters team. Due to the high volume of emails that we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond personally to each application. All applicants selected for further consideration will be notified by phone. No phone calls, please. PrepMatters is an equal opportunity employer.

Test Proctor – Washington DC

PrepMatters, Inc., is a premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation, tutoring and educational counseling. The Bethesda office is looking for a reliable and highly organized professional to join our team in a part-time capacity as weekend proctor. Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5/6:00 p.m. The office is located at 5001 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814.

The primary responsibility of the weekend proctor is to support clients with excellent service. The weekend proctor has significant direct contact with students, who come for morning and afternoon practice tests. The proctor engages clients with professional poise, while demonstrating excellent communication skills and adept verbal expression when guiding them to their practice test room. Superior organizational skills and a strong aptitude for mastery of detail are essential. While proctoring, you will administer practice tests to groups of students, timing the stop and start for each section and collecting and scoring the tests at the end of the day. The weekend proctor responds to student test takers with information that is timely, accurate and complete. The ideal candidate will have a college degree, the ability to manage a fast-paced environment in a professional manner and an interest in working with educated and successful clients. PrepMatters wants every client to receive personal, excellent service — delivered with a bit of sparkle! The hourly rate is $17.

Our office will be re-opening in June. While the interview process and some portions of training will be done via Zoom, the position will be in person.

To be considered for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@prepmatters.com. Please specify “Bethesda Weekend Proctor” in the subject line. Please include a paragraph in your cover letter describing why you would be a good addition to the PrepMatters team. Due to the high volume of emails that we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond personally to each application. All applicants selected for further consideration will be notified by phone. No phone calls, please. PrepMatters is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Educational Counselor – Full-time & Part-time (Bethesda, Mclean & DC)

 

Who We Are:

PrepMatters, Inc. is a premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation and educational planning. Our Educational Planning team shows students and families what it takes to successfully navigate high school, college admissions, and higher education. We stay ahead of admissions trends to guide our students through a personalized strategy plan, while providing a big-picture perspective and lifelong view to optimize outcomes. We’re looking for both part-time and full-time educational counselors to join our dynamic team.

 

Role of the Educational Counselor:

Meet individually with students and families to develop an educational plan especially through transition points (most typically the high school-college transition, but could include middle school, graduate school, transfer process, etc. depending on interest and skills of counselor)

Counseling Topics include but are not limited to the following:

● Understanding undergraduate education

● Creating a college list focused on finding a good fit

● Shaping academic and professional goals

● Understanding the financial aid and merit award processes

● High school course selection

● Extra-curricular and summer activity planning

● College essay development

● College application completion

● Navigating questions of application timing, academic accommodations requests, waitlist response, communication with college officials, athletic recruitment

● Standardized testing plan

● Resume development

● Interview preparation

 

Additional Professional Expectations:

 

● Participate in team collaboration meetings

● Work with organization on College Access initiatives

● Engage in professional development including college visits

● Participate in non-client facing professional activities of PrepMatters including informational webinars

● Obtain and maintain membership in professional organizations such as HECA, IECA, and NACAC

 

The ideal candidate will have:

● Demonstrated commitment to serving students, especially those historically underserved in college admissions

● Strong communication and organization skills

● Knowledge of college admissions landscape

● Collaborative team spirit with ability to work independently

● Experience in college admissions, preferred

● Undergraduate college degree

● IECA/HECA certification/membership

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@prepmatters.com. References should be available upon request. No calls, please.

 

Competitive Salary is commensurate with experience. Starting salary range of $60k-90k. Annual Bonus. Our full-time employees have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes but is not limited to: medical/dental/vision insurance, company paid life insurance, company paid short-term disability, FSA and HRA plans, generous PTO and paid sick leave, an IRA retirement plan with 3% match, and an Employee Assistance program.