Remote Jobs : Financial Aid Advisor at Crimson Education

Location: Remote Jobs, part time remote jobs, Work from Anywhere

Want to revolutionize the future of education and do meaningful work that transforms future generations’ lives?

Crimson Education is a Series C, global EdTech startup founded in 2013 with the idea that through personalized education and technology, we can transform students into the world leaders of tomorrow. We’re now in 28 markets and have an ambitious team of 700 that’s rapidly expanding across the globe. Our tech platform connects 3000 tutors/mentors to students aiming to achieve admission and scholarships to top universities or their dream career pathway.

This is a part-time remote position. The position is open to applicants based in any country. Hours will vary weekly. Position is most active from September to February.

The purpose of this role is to oversee smooth customer experience in Crimson’s FInancial Aid Consulting programs, by:

1. Guiding students and parents/ guardians through the US Financial Aid Application process, from introduction to application submission

2. Developing resources to facilitate ease with the US Financial Aid process 

What are the main responsibilities for this role?

  • Providing overview presentations on the Financial Aid Application process
  • Providing advice on which schools to apply to based on students’ financial need
  • Communicating session takeaways with students and the rest of their Crimson team
  • Holding individual advising meetings to provide step-by-step guidance on which forms families should fill out and how to do so correctly
  • Reviewing financial aid applications
  • Helping students choose and apply to merit-based scholarships
  • Updating and creating new resources to help families navigate the process 

What skills and experience are required?

  • Responsiveness and reliability
  • Communication across cultures
  • English fluency
  • Information management and organization
  • Financial management
  • Discretion, confidentiality, and patience are critical competencies for this position
  • Ideal candidates will have attended a US University, and will be familiar with the US financial aid application process, including the CSS profile and FAFSA

Why work for Crimson?

  • Rapidly growing start up, with a flexible working environment where you will be empowered to structure how you work
  • Limitless development and exposure – our internal promotions/role changes made up 33% of all recruitment last year
  • $1000 individual training budget per year, we love to ‘Level Up’ (it’s one of our core values)!
  • Psychologist on staff
  • Insightful fireside chats and workshops to help support our high performing and ambitious team
  • Radical Candor is a feedback approach we live by
  • We’re a global player with 28 markets (and growing) across the globe. Most roles have the option to work from one of our many offices or remotely!

If you’re passionate about growing in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and want to work with cutting-edge technology then we’d love to hear from you!

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