Academic Counsellor - BOFU (Remote)

Leap Finance

Customer Service & Support

New
2 weeks ago

Job Summary

Assesses student interest, aptitudes, and abilities in order to assist in academic and career planning.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

About us
We are building this and this and this
In short, we are building the platform to drive global careers for millennials from emerging economies We work at the exciting intersection of the 2 hottest trends around - edtech & fintech! And we love that we succeed as a business while powering the dreams of talented students!

Founder Profile
Arnav Kumar is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. Leap is his second company and he has raised more than $30M in capital for his startups. In his last role, he was a VC investor with SAIF Partners (Now Elevation Capital), which is an early investor in paytm, meesho, urban company, unacademy and many other unicorns. He thinks and tweets about Product, Business Models and Company Building, here

Vaibhav Singh is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. He spent his first 6 years at DeutscheBank, across Singapore & Sydney to manage a $3Bn flow book. He has built 2 fintech startups before, as a founding member of CapitalFloat and Incred, both pioneering businesses valued >$500Mn The Leap team has a fine balance of industry experience (edtech, fintech, study abroad) and technical skills (engineering, product, design)

Roles and responsibilities:
Assesses student interest, aptitudes, and abilities in order to assist in academic and career
planning.
Clear any doubts of the students regarding the pathway program.
Counsel students in developing a specific academic program including choice of major and
course selections.
Will be responsible for closing the lead . 80% conversion of the students who are exalted to
Academic counsellors.
Assist the student in the application process for the India part of studies and direct on campus
program.
Assisting students in the transferring process from India to abroad. Which would include
Assisting in On Campus application.
Assisting students in Visa processing.
Assisting the students in Housing
Once on campus assisting the students if any academic or non academic support is
required.
Serves as a resource to faculty and professional staff, including at regional campuses, to help
interpret academic rules and regulations. Develops and implements in-service training
workshops, videos, and other means to improve academic advising.
Conduct engagement sessions monthly with the students to keep them engaged during the
whole process .

Primary KRA
Complete weekly activity report to include documentation of Student application status and the
fee payment status .
Utilise phone, email, and mail to communicate with prospective students in a timely manner,
providing superior student service.
Work with prospective students to garner completed application files prior to enrollment and
efforts to increase retention.
Engaging the students during the process to increase retention.
Work with enrolled students and make sure there is a smooth transfer from India to US
University
Life @ Leap


Mutual Respect
We love people who are ‘relentlessly resourceful’. Find your way out. Focus on the possibilities instead of the problems.


Bias for action
We take calculated risks backed by data and information available and encourage fail fast to find the best solutions as soon as possible


Learn & get better
Continuous learning and improvement is the key. We don’t stop learning. We treat feedback as a gift and as an opportunity to get better.


Growth mindset
We operate with a growth mindset and not a mindset of fear or judgement. You are in control of your own ability to learn and improve. We love Resilience.


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