"Compass provides exceptional training for tutors
as well as an amazing support system and materials.
With so many resources at my fingertips, I can create
a successful tutoring experience for each student."

- Adrienne W.
Harvard University

Careers at Compass

Compass Education Group is one of the world’s leading tutoring and test preparation companies. We provide completely customized one-on-one instructional programs, both in-home and online, for thousands of students annually. The company is privately held by its three founders who are owner-operators with a combined 75 years of experience in educational services and tutoring businesses.

Our dedicated management teams totaling 40 professionals based in Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, and Chicago in turn support an elite group of 300 instructors who specialize in high-stakes admission tests and also provide tutoring for a full range of academic subjects. Compass’ stellar reputation within the education community is the result of a 30 year track record of ethical conduct and helping students succeed.

Beyond its private client business, Compass is recognized by the education community as the most trusted source of research and guidance on the topic of college admission testing. We are keynote speakers at over 100 high schools and higher education conferences each year, we maintain one of the industry’s most popular and respected blogs, and we are go-to sources for education reporters in the national media. Our annual Guide to College Admission Testing reaches well over 100,000 readers annually and is considered to be the definitive authority on its subject matter. We are proud to share the Guide and related resources free of charge through schools and counselors worldwide. We also partner with dozens of schools and community-based organizations to provide affordable test preparation to hundreds of students from under-resourced backgrounds.

What’s it like to work for Compass? Please check out an extensive list of anonymous employee reviews in our profile on Glassdoor. We are proud to provide a caring and rewarding work environment for our amazing team of tutors and full-time staff.

Full-Time Positions

Administrative Coordinator—New York, NY

The Role:

The Administrative Coordinator is a highly organized, detail-oriented professional responsible for the daily administrative aspects of Compass Education Group’s NYC office. This position is the hub of phone and mail-related communication activities, and supports two Directors and a Managing Director.  This position is full time: Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Essential Functions:
  • Answer calls throughout the day from prospective clients, active clients, and tutors. Respond to inquiries or re-direct to the appropriate team member 
  • Create and process daily mail items accurately, neatly, and efficiently
  • Create and maintain sensitive paper and electronic files for clients, employees, and operational functions
  • Coordinate and conduct all aspects of student practice test administration, including grading tests, proctoring students in the office, and scheduling proctors for remote sites
  • Support managers and other team members with all administrative, operational, and organizational duties
  • Monitor admin email inbox and respond professionally and promptly to administrative questions, or redirect emails to the appropriate director or office
  • Order office supplies and monitor inventory, maintain an organized and tidy office environment
The Ideal Candidate:

While handling the busy demands of a routine day, our ideal Administrative Coordinator will remain highly reliable, dependable, and consistent. We are looking for a demeanor that is warm and unflappable, friendly and polished. We especially care about the way you’ll converse with clients, your attention to details, and your willingness and ability to keep a bustling quality-conscious office moving.

In Return:

We strive to make our employees feel confident and secure, trusted and supported. We look for hard working team players who seek an office environment that is casual, friendly, fast-paced, organized, collegial, and non-bureaucratic. This role interacts constantly with 3 officemates in New York and is part of a larger team of professionals in our California and Chicago offices and hundreds of part-time employees in the field. We are committed to providing the support and guidance needed to succeed.

Qualifications:
  • Meaningful professional experience in a related role
  • Professional comportment; warm and clear phone manner
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer and organizational skills; accuracy and attention to detail
  • Consistent work habits; strong work ethic; trustworthy; dependable
  • Interest in educational services is a plus; client-centric mindset is a must
Compensation, Benefits, and Intangibles:
  • Competitive salary with potential for growth
  • Full health insurance plan with employee contribution
  • 401k with employer match
  • Paid vacation/personal days, holidays, and seasonal flex-days
  • Pleasant offices with comfortable furnishings and modern equipment
  • Top-notch software and systems supported by awesome tech team
  • Kind, fun-loving, interesting, and talented teammates (no exceptions)
  • Transparent, equitable environment and ethical leadership
To Apply:

Email us your resume and a cover letter explaining why this role would be a good fit for you to [email protected]. We value thoughtful cover letters and will give priority to candidates who demonstrate interest in this way. Please note that we are unable to accommodate unscheduled drop-ins or phone calls. 

Note: This full-time role will be work-from-home to start but will be based in our Chelsea office as soon as the company’s COVID safety precautions permit.

About Compass:

Compass Education Group is one of the world’s leading tutoring and test preparation companies. We provide completely customized one-on-one instructional programs for thousands of students each year from the most educationally demanding schools in California and around the world. The company is privately held by its three founders who are owner-operators with a combined 75 years of experience in educational services and tutoring businesses. 

Our dedicated management teams totaling 40 professionals based primarily in CA and NY in turn support an elite group of 400 instructors who specialize in high-stakes admission tests and also provide tutoring for a full range of academic subjects. Compass’ stellar reputation within the education community is the result of 30 years of ethical conduct and helping students succeed.

Beyond its private client business, Compass is recognized by the professional community as the most trusted source of research and guidance on the topic of college admission testing. We are keynote speakers at over 300 high schools and higher education conferences each year, we maintain one of the industry’s most popular and respected blogs, and we are go-to sources for education reporters in the national media. Our annual Guide to College Admission Testing reaches well over 100,000 readers annually and is considered to be the definitive authority on its subject matter. We are proud to share the Guide and related resources free of charge through schools and counselors worldwide. We also partner with dozens of schools and community-based organizations to provide affordable test preparation to thousands of students.