Join Our Growing Team

College Consultant

Do you want to have a real impact on students’ lives? Do you want to work in a dynamic, well-resourced team environment? Being a college consultant lets you do what you love: work one-on-one with students and make a difference in their college journeys.

College MatchPoint is hiring full time and part time college consultants to join our rapidly expanding team in Austin, Texas and the San Francisco Bay Area. As a consultant, you will guide a caseload of  students through the college planning and application process. You will join a team of smart, passionate, caring, relentless professionals who are deeply committed to helping students. 

We will provide you with all the tools you need to succeed, including work with students, administrative support, billing, a project management platform, and marketing. You will follow our proven model of success, which includes the most current technology tools combined with good old fashioned client care.

About Us

College MatchPoint is a growing college and career consulting company based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2008, our goal has remained the same since the very early days: we want our students to thrive in their selected college and career.

We are a fluid and dynamic team-based company, always looking for ways to better serve our clients. The glue that holds our team together is a never-ending passion for empowering students, which pushes us to go the extra mile for our clients. Our work is almost 100% referral-based, and 98% of clients say they would recommend us to a friend.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coach students through the college planning process using the College MatchPoint system

  • Advise students on their high school academic and extracurricular choices

  • Manage student deadlines throughout the college application process

  • Develop key relationships in your area to generate additional client base

  • Attend professional development events to continuously increase your knowledge of the college planning process

  • Write articles for the College MatchPoint newsletter and blog

  • Represent College MatchPoint at conferences and community events

  • Visit at least 25 colleges per year

Qualifications Needed

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)

  • 3+ years experience in college counseling or college admissions

  • Commitment to the positive development of students and their families

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Good sense of humor

  • Highest ethical standards

  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as well as occasional travel

  • Membership in HECA, NACAC, or IECA (or eligibility for membership)

Salary and benefits: $55,000-$65,000 (full time), based on experience, plus a bonus opportunity. We also provide a professional development and health care stipend each year along with three weeks paid vacation.

Part time positions are paid at a generous hourly rate plus bonus. 

Locations: Austin, TX and San Francisco Bay Area, CA (South Bay/Peninsula preferred)

Hours: We work student hours: afternoons, early evenings, and one weekend day. During the summer, we operate on a Monday – Thursday schedule.

To apply please email Applications must include a cover letter (Word) that provides specific examples of how you match the responsibilities & qualifications of the position. Please also attach a complete resume, as well as a LinkedIn profile link. Our screening process will include an initial phone call, an in-person interview, reference requests, and a group interview.