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Academic Advisor in Chengdu/Guangzhou (Up to $55k)

GreatChina Institute of Study Abroad

Academic Advisor in Chengdu/Guangzhou (Up to $55k)
New York, NY Entry-Level Paid




International flight stipend, assistance with finding accommodations, health insurance (while in China), professional development, optional language lessons.


GreatChina International Education is looking for a research and detail-oriented academic advisor who enjoys guiding students, helping them to solve challenges, and is passionate about education. The academic advisor would work closely with a small team of counselors and managers to assist and support student development in targeted areas of personal development, extracurricular involvement, and career exploration.

Preferred candidates are those who have relevant prior experience and are interested in professional development, international education, and working with highly motivated students to achieve their goals. No knowledge of Mandarin is necessary. Optional complimentary language lessons also provided.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with small group of advisees to develop and track goals

  • Assist students with researching and troubleshooting challenges

  • Customize education and progress plans for each student

  • Provide guidance and feedback on student essays and other work

  • Conduct practice interviews and provide feedback to help build self confidence

  • Participate in relevant educational activities, events, and staff sharing sessions


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Prior experience or knowledge of US college admission policies or application procedures

  • Strong sense of ethics, excellent planning, and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication and writing skills

  • Strong passion for and commitment to education

  • Keen attention to detail

About Us

GreatChina Institute of Study Abroad is a registered nonprofit in China that works with students to explore future careers, work towards education goals, and develop skills to be successful in classes and the workplace.

Fun Fact

The founder started the company after a life and perspective-altering experience studying abroad at Arizona State University. Since then he's dedicated his time and efforts to building stronger resources for students to access the same experience he was fortunate enough to have.

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