Admissions Representative

Pedago, LLC - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)

TO APPLY: Submit a resume and brief video submission (1-2 minutes). For your video submission, pretend you’re speaking to a prospective Smartly student and answer the following question: Can you explain the benefits of the Smartly MBA over traditional elite programs? Accuracy of information is less important than your presentation skills and comfort communicating on video chat. Applications without a video submission will not be considered.

About Pedago: Pedago is an education-tech company whose mission is to democratize education by disrupting the exclusionary and cost-prohibitive nature of traditional elite business schools. Smartly, our innovative learning system, offers a free, selective MBA degree, along with other business courses, and combines the best of traditional top MBA programs with the next generation of interactive online learning. Founded by former CEO and fellow executives of Rosetta Stone, Pedago is a rapidly expanding company seeking candidates who thrive in a fast-paced environment with opportunity for growth.

About the Job: We're seeking an Admissions Representative to assist in student outreach and placement for Smartly’s business degree programs. Primary responsibilities include conducting student interviews with professionals from a variety of industries, backgrounds and cultures and making recommendations for placement. This candidate should excel in interpersonal roles and possess superior presentation skills. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, polished, and upbeat communicator who is comfortable speaking with senior-level executives and entrepreneurs while representing the Smartly brand.

Essential Functions:

  • Schedule and participate in phone or video candidate interviews
  • Provide candidates with information on program offerings, financial options, and academic prerequisites

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or other graduate level degree a plus
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to cultivate relationships and build rapport with high-achieving academic and professional applicants
  • Flexible schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfort and experience with multicultural client base or work environment
  • Experience working in high performance standard, driven, and team-oriented environment
  • Self starter; growth and results oriented
  • Prior experience in college-level admissions a plus

This is a part-time position, and may be based anywhere within the United States. We ask that you apply only if you have at least 15 hours/week to contribute towards this work. The rate for this role is $30/hr.

Pedago supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $30.00 /hour


  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States