Recruiting: Full-time Academic Advisor with (Chengdu)

2016-04-15 西南美国商会

Recruiting: Full-time Academic Advisor with GreatChina International Education (Chengdu)


The desirefor Chinese students to study in the U.S. is increasing every year. Universitiesare seeing a quick rise in applicants from China and at the same time acceptancerates are decreasing, which makes it even more difficult for talented Chinesestudents to receive an acceptance letter from a top US university. Therefore,GreatChina International Education has launched the Elite Program to provide aplatform where Chinese students can access to professional application guidancefrom Academic Advisors.


Company Introduction:

Establishedin 1996, GreatChina International Education (GIE, aka GreatChina) is an AIRCcertified, ICEF recognized international education institution registered inthe U.S. and duly licensed by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry ofPublic Security in China. We provide comprehensive services in study abroad,test preparation training, international education, cultural/educationalexchange, career planning, and investment immigration to Chinese students andfamilies. 


Program Introduction:

The goal of the EliteProgram is to ethically and professionally guide students in the early planning,exploration, and development of their personal interests, knowledge, and skillsin order to become prepared both for the admissions process and for rigorousstudy at an American college or university.

The services providedby program staff include creating a customized education plan and goals,analyzing student strengths and weaknesses, working with students to developtheir writing skills, facilitating workshops to enhance student knowledge ofuniversity requirements and expectations, building confidence in interview skillsand guiding students to volunteer and participate in extracurricular activitiesthat will enhance their critical thinking and interpersonal skills. Allservices will be conducted in English.


Position Title: AcademicAdvisor

Job type: Full-time,40 hours per week

Available positions: 1 withimmediate start date

Location: Chengdu,China

Contract length: 1 year (orlonger based on experience)

Company website:

Program website:



  • Work with students to develop andunderstand university admission and application strategies and goals based onin-depth assessments

  • Customize education plans for eachstudent

  • Provide guidance and feedback to helpstudents improve application essays and other application materials such asextracurricular activity lists

  • Lead essay workshops to improve writingskills and strategies

  • Conduct practice interviews and providefeedback to help build self confidence

  • Assist in staff sharing sessions to stayupdated on current admissions policies

  • Participate in relevant educationalactivities and events, such as public lectures, educational fairs andconferences, etc. 

  • Other related responsibilities as requested


  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or above,open to all majors with preferences in English, history, politics, philosophy,sociology, business and engineering

  • Preference for candidates with priorexperience and/or knowledge in top US college admission policies, academicprograms, and/or application procedures

  • Strong ethics, excellent planning, andability to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical, organizational, communicationand writing skills

  • Strongpassion for and commitment to education


Send cover letter andresume to: Ms. Hannah Du at