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April 18-20, 2017
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April 18-20, 2017
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June 23-25, 2017
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June 25-27, 2017
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July 24-27, 2017
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Moses Brown School
The College Counseling Office Coordinator assists students and their parents with the college application process in a variety of ways, including sending school documents to colleges and universities, scheduling and coordinating visits from college representatives to Moses Brown, and providing training on Naviance software. In addition, the Coordinator provides support to the college counselors by assisting with event planning, updating and maintaining student records, and communicating with students, families, colleges, and various members of the Moses Brown community. The College Counseling Office coordinator position is a full-time, non-exempt staff position, with work expectations from August 1 to June 15 each school year.
To apply, please send a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three professional references to Laurie Nelson, Associate Director of College Counseling, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin March 27th and continue until the position is filled.
Beacon Academy is seeking a Registrar. This is a full time, 12 month position. The Registrar maintains complete and accurate student accounting records for all students and alumni at Beacon Academy and works in conjunction with the Academic Dean, Director of College Counseling, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, and IB Coordinator.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Chapin School, a independent college-preparatory K-12 school for girls in Manhattan, seeks an exceptional, highly experienced Director of College Guidance. Ideal candidates have worked both in college admissions and in a high-school college guidance office. Strong writing skills are essential, as is the ability to cultivate relationships with all constituents. Chapin's College Guidance Department is comprised of two Directors and an Assistant. This is a full-time 12-month position. Full position information to be posted here.
Interested candidates should submit papers to email@example.com.
Poly Prep Country Day School
Poly Prep Country Day School seeks to add a dynamic team member to our college counseling team, title to be commensurate with experience, beginning in the spring or early summer of 2017. Ideal candidates will bring enthusiasm, a spirit of innovation, and an equity-minded counseling style to the position. The new community member will be a part of an infrastructure that allows for developing relationships with students and families, both through programmatic support and individualized attention, beginning in 9th grade. The new team member will report to the Director of College Counseling.
Poly Prep is an inclusive community, one proud of and deeply committed to creating a diverse learning community. In keeping with the Country Day School philosophy, we seek community members who will share a passion for learning both in and out of the classroom. The primary role of all educators at Poly Prep is to uphold our mission “to support and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination and - above all - character.”
To apply send resume, cover letter, and names of three references to:
Colorado Academy, an independent Pre-K-12 day school in Denver, seeks a Co-Director of College Counseling to begin August 2017. This is an eleven-month, administrative position. CA’s Co-Director of College Counseling shares responsibility for planning and coordinating services and programs for the College Counseling Office, managing the budget and staff, and interfacing with college admissions offices/professional associations and on-campus offices regarding policies, procedures, and programs as well as applications of students. The Co-Director of College Counseling reports to the Head of School.
Our Upper School Program
The Director of College Counseling at Chatham Hall oversees the college search and application process for approximately 140 girls, grades 9-12. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about current trends, forward thinking, engaging, a skilled communicator, and strong proponent of girls’ education. Additionally, they will have a strong understanding of international admission, both for US students studying abroad and international students seeking to attend college in the U.S. This 12-month position serves as a member of the Administrative Leadership Team and reports to the Rector (Head of School).
Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest, and references to Martha Griswold, Academic Dean, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chatham Hall, an all-girls independent boarding school located in Chatham, VA, prepares girls for college and for productive lives. Our rigorous educational program encourages intellectual growth, creativity, and personal responsibility. We foster the intellect and character of each student and, through our Honor Code, live in a community of trust. Grounded in its Episcopal heritage, the school welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds.
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Potomac, MD seeks an Associate Director of College Counseling to begin July 1, 2017. The mission of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service.
Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling approximately 585 students in preschool through grade 12. There are 315 students enrolled in the Upper School. St. Andrew’s has two campuses three miles apart. The Potomac Village Campus (preschool-grade 2) is on the grounds of St. Francis Episcopal Church and the 19-acre Postoak Campus (grades 3-12) is on Postoak Road in Potomac. Since 2008, St. Andrew’s has renovated or newly built each of its buildings and outdoor spaces, culminating in the opening of the new 43,000-square-foot Student Center in 2016 on the Postoak Campus.
St. Andrew’s has earned international recognition as a destination school for research-informed teaching, learning, and leadership development. Its Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (www.thecttl.org) has trained 100% of the St. Andrew’s faculty in the foundations of Mind, Brain, and Education Science research. As leaders in the research-to-practice movement, St. Andrew’s teachers and students conduct original educational research with faculty from The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and Research Schools International, led by individual faculty members at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. CTTL publications and training have influenced more than 10,000 teachers and school leaders internationally.
St. Andrew’s faculty and staff uphold a powerfully innovative, positive culture that challenges and supports one of the most broadly diverse student bodies in greater Washington. The school seeks growth-minded, highly motivated, collaborative faculty and staff that will continue the school’s growth and focus on the development of each student’s full potential.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and four to six years of experience in college admissions and/or college counseling. Additional desired attributes include outstanding written and verbal communication skills, extensive knowledge of colleges and their programs, exceptional time-management and organizational skills, general flexibility, good humor, and the ability to work effectively as a team member. Experience with Naviance is preferred. Please see the job description below.
To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references to David Brown, Assistant Head of School, email@example.com.
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrew's is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Pursuant to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, St. Andrew's does not discriminate in the administration of admission, financial aid or loan practices, educational or other school-sponsored programs and activities, or in the hiring or terms of employment of faculty and staff, except that the Chaplain shall be a member of the clergy of the Episcopal Church.
The Hun School of Princeton
The Hun School of Princeton is seeking a Director of College Counseling to begin July, 2017. An independent, coeducational boarding and day school in Princeton, NJ, Hun enrolls a diverse student body of 630 grades 6-12/PG. The school is defined by its highly engaging college preparatory curriculum, broad extracurricular programs, supportive faculty who know and care for their students, and a happy, kind, and respectful school spirit. The Director of College Counseling reports to the Head of the Upper School and leads a dynamic counseling team of three counselors and an administrative assistant. The team supports a thriving division of 500 Upper School students in all matters related to college selection, application preparation, and the admissions process. Prior college counseling or admissions leadership experience in an independent school or college/university and a master’s degree are required. You can find a more detailed position description here. Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Ben Bolte, Senior Search Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not contact the school directly.
Sacred Heart Greenwich
Sacred Heart Greenwich is an independent, Catholic day school for girls from kindergarten through grade 12 with a coed preschool and prekindergarten. With a beautiful view of the Long Island Sound from our 118-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut, our 730 students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit. We are currently seeking a Co-Director of College Guidance for the 2017-2018 school year.
Sacred Heart Greenwich is committed to excellence in academics and college placement. The Co-Director of College Guidance is responsible for assisting with the overall operations of the Upper School’s students college placement process within the context of the Goals and Criteria that define a Sacred Heart education. The Co-Director of College Guidance is directly accountable to the Upper School Head.
Primary responsibilities include:
In addition, the Co-Director of College Guidance must be available on days when he/she is not in school to communicate with students, parents, and colleges by either phone or email. He/She must have all meetings with parents, colleges, and students on campus unless approved by the Upper School Head.
As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. We seek faculty who are committed to all-girl education and who will draw upon current research to maximize student learning.
Episcopal School of Jacksonville
Episcopal School of Jacksonville seeks a college counselor beginning in the fall of 2017.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, counseling approximately 45 seniors in all aspects of the college admissions process. This counselor will also begin advising a similar number of juniors as well, along with talking to any student and their parents who have questions about the college admissions process. The counselor must work with the students regarding their curriculum progression, grades, standardized test scores, essays, recommendations, financial aid, and more, keeping accurate records and detailed notes for all meetings. The counselor will write a comprehensive college recommendation letter for his or her students. Additionally, the college counselor must meet with college admissions representatives when they come on campus or host events in our area, and travel to visit individual colleges or attend local, regional, and national conferences and meetings. Finally, the position will most likely include teaching one or two sections of an academic discipline, with a class load of approximately 16 students per section.
Qualifications include having a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred), experience in either college admissions or high school college counseling (but preferably both) for 2-3 years, strong computer and communications skills, attention to detail, ability to work with high school students and their parents, passion for the job, and a sincere desire to support Episcopal in general.
Interested candidates should contact:
Milken Community Schools
Milken Community Schools, a premier independent college preparatory Jewish day school located in Los Angeles, California, seeks a dynamic and energetic college counselor with strong interpersonal skills to join its Office of College Counseling & Academic Planning as an Associate Director of College Counseling & Academic Planning.
Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Mr. Ross D. Mankuta, (310-440-3574) Director of College Counseling & Academic Planning, Milken Community Schools.
San Domenico School
Who we are
In addition to the above responsibilities, the Co-Director of College Counseling is expected to engage in multiple facets of student and faculty life at the school. This involves serving as a Class Dean or teaching one class (or equivalent), serving as a mentor to approximately 10-12 students, attending weekly faculty meetings, and other duties as needed, such as advising or sponsoring a student club or organization.
It is important that candidates possess the flexibility, sense of humor and commitment to teamwork that life in an independent day/boarding school requires. We seek someone who possesses both an appreciation for adolescents and a collaborative spirit.
The Weber School
The Weber Jewish Community High School invites applicants for a full-time twelve-month position as a college advisor. The college adviser will join the dean of college advising and work collaboratively to guide students and their families through the college search and admission process. The college adviser will support the Dean in offering a highly comprehensive four-year college advising program.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, the names of three references and a current résumé to: Laura Klingensmith email@example.com
The Benjamin School
The Benjamin School seeks, for the start of the 2017-18 school year, an experienced Director of College Counseling. The Benjamin School seeks an energetic, committed professional to support our students’ and families’ transition to postsecondary educational opportunities. The Director leads and manages the college counseling team, which includes two College Counselors and a Registrar. This twelve-month position reports directly to the Head of the Upper School and works in close partnership with other senior administrators.
More information and a full position description is linked here.
The Benjamin School
The Benjamin School seeks, for the start of the 2017-18 school year, an experienced College Counselor.
The Benjamin School is looking to add an energetic, committed team member to support our students’ and families’ transition to postsecondary educational opportunities. The college counselor, reporting to the Director of College Counseling, will join a team that includes the Director, one other Counselor, and a Registrar.
More information and a full position description is linked here.
The Blake School
The Blake School seeks to hire a dynamic and experienced Associate Director of College Counseling. The Associate Director will provide comprehensive, customized college counseling services to Blake students; create and deliver educational programs to students and families; and represent Blake at regional and national professional events. Successful candidates will demonstrate deep knowledge of the college admission and college counseling process, a tangible commitment to intercultural competence, and outstanding communication skills. Experience with post-secondary financial aid and scholarships is highly desirable, as is proficiency in a language other than English. The Associate Director reports to the Director of College Counseling. Blake is particularly interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers students to engage across differences.
For full job description and to apply online, click here.
The Perkiomen School
Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion
Historically, Perkiomen School has been a multi-cultural community from the earliest years. The first international student enrolled in 1896 from Korea. Students from many nations, races, and faiths have always been the rich fabric that makes Perkiomen a vibrant school.
Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and statement of philosophy directly to Diana J. Gleeson, Assistant Headmaster for Academic Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lycée Français de San Francisco
Located in San Francisco, LFSF is a French Immersion international, independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school of 985 students in grades preK-12. For more information about our school, please visit: www.lelycee.org
LFSF seeks a committed educator who will support the goals of the College Counseling & Guidance program to assist students in their post-secondary plans. The main duties are Administrative Support, Standardized Tests Coordination, Collaboration with Registrar, and Enrichment Program Coordination. The college counseling assistant is a staff support position and not a college counselor position.
LFSF offers competitive salaries commensurate with qualifications and experience and a comprehensive benefit package. Professional development opportunities are available through participation in conferences and workshops, membership in professional organizations, and continuing education.
A complete position description and information on how to apply can be found here.
'Iolani School is adding a third Associate Director to our college counseling team. The Associate Director works as a member of the college counseling team to guide students and families through the college application process.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree, experience in college counseling and/or college admissions required.
Please apply online at http://www.iolani.org/employment.
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
The Associate Director of College Counseling at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School will round out a team of three full time college counselors who support a graduating class of roughly 80 students. The college counseling office plays a strategic role in advancing the mission of the School.
Founded on the premise that individual student learning journeys are the most important component of the college application process, the Mount Vernon College Counseling department works closely with Upper School students, beginning in grade 9, to curate course schedules, customize the college search, and ultimately craft for colleges and universities a compelling account of a student’s successes, passions, and priorities up to this point in his/her career.
If you consider yourself to be a builder, a life-long learner, and a strengths-finder, then keep reading!
The Associate Director of College Counseling will:
Preference will given to candidates with:
The college counseling team capitalizes on each member’s skills and expertise, expecting each member to contribute insight and new ideas that will constantly improve the program. For any questions, please reach out to Erin McCubbin. To submit an application, please apply through TalentEd on the Mount Vernon Presbyterian School Website.
The Branson School inspires excellence in a nurturing, vibrant educational community based on personal and intellectual integrity. At the heart of Branson is the trusting, dynamic relationship between dedicated teachers and students. An academically exceptional high school located in Marin County, CA, Branson provides a stimulating and communal work environment that encourages creativity and collaboration.
Reports to: Director of College Counseling
We are seeking someone who demonstrates sensitivity and compassion while working with students and families from a wide variety of ethnic, socioeconomic, cultural and otherwise diverse family compositions. While the Associate Director must be able to work with all constituencies at the school, this person must be particularly able to build trusted relationships with students and their parents.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Education and Experience:
This job is a full-time, full-year, exempt position. It requires occasional evening and weekend commitments. Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume via email to Matt Lane, Co-Director of College Counseling.
Noble and Greenough School
Founded by George Washington Copp Noble in 1866, Noble and Greenough School is a rigorous academic community dedicated to motivating and inspiring students to achieve their highest potential and to lead lives characterized by service to others. A co-educational, non-sectarian day and boarding school for students in grades seven (Class VI) through twelve (Class I), Nobles has a current enrollment of just over 600 students–including approximately 50 five-day boarders.
Nobles seeks to hire a college counselor for the fall of 2017. We are searching for an educator who has at least three years of experience working in college counseling in an independent school, a strong educational background—a bachelor’s degree is required—and exemplary academic advising skills. This position is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic college counseling department whose members are passionate about advising, teaching, and developing positive mentoring relationships with students and parents and guardians.
Successful candidates will be able to contribute significantly to the life of the school in at least one non-academic area (athletics, performing arts, community service, and /or admission). We seek an individual who, in joining the faculty, would bring a desire for ongoing professional improvement, a diversity of experiences and a demonstrated commitment to young people. Nobles has a long standing commitment to diversity and takes pride in ensuring that this is reflected within our faculty and student body.
Princeton Day School
Princeton Day School is seeking an experienced professional to join our College Counseling Team, which includes the Director, two Associate Directors, and an Administrative Assistant. Students at PDS are officially assigned to a college counselor during their junior year, but any Upper School student or family is welcome to meet with one of the college counselors throughout the year.
Key responsibilities include:
The Associate Director of College Counseling reports to the Director of College Counseling. The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational ability and time management skills, high level of enthusiasm and love of working with many different types of students and parents. In addition, willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and the ability to meet deadlines are musts. Candidates should have Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5-10 years experience in college admissions and/or high school college counseling. Up-to-date knowledge of admissions trends, practices, and financial aid processes is vital. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
The Webb School
The Webb School is seeking a charismatic, energetic, and flexible individual to fill the position of Assistant Director of College Counseling. This position will start on or around July 1, 2017.
The Assistant Director of College Counseling is one of two college counselors at The Webb School, and will report directly to the Director of College Counseling. Responsibilities include counseling Upper School students and their parents in the college admission process, establishing professional relationships with college admissions representatives on behalf of the student body, aiding students and families in the timely filing of application materials, and writing letters of recommendation for each senior under his/her guidance. Furthermore, the Assistant Director will maintain and update the school’s Naviance college counseling program, assist in the teaching of the weekly College Counseling course for juniors and seniors, and aid in the overall planning and implementing of The Webb School’s comprehensive college counseling program.
The ideal candidate should have a broad understanding of the application process to both public and private colleges/universities, as well as of current trends in admissions, financial aid, and higher education in general. Engaging in the life of the school through coaching or advising is also an expectation of working in an independent school environment such as Webb.
In addition, the preferred candidate for this position will hold responsibilities as a live-in supervisor of students in our boarding population. On-campus housing will be provided, and all utilities (electric/water/heat) will be included, as well as all meals when the campus cafeteria is open.
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (with a master’s degree preferred) and at least two to three years of relevant college counseling or college admissions experience. Knowledge and understanding of the culture of independent high schools is strongly preferred. Applicants should be effective and engaging speakers, strong writers, organized program planners with leadership and management skills, and should enjoy working with both students and parents. A good sense of humor and thick skin are also critical! Travel to occasional conferences and individual college visits will be required; counselors often travel over weekends, and must be willing and able to do so.
Please direct all inquiries by April 3, 2017 (including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references) to:
de Toledo High School
Position Announcement: Associate Director of College Counseling/Associate Dean of Academic Advisement
de Toledo High School is a Jewish co-ed independent college preparatory high school founded in 2002. It is the second largest Jewish community high school in the nation, offering honors and Advanced Placement courses, performing arts, athletics, STEM, robotics, a speech and debate team, senior internships, extracurricular activities, a 4-year college counseling program, global education opportunities, and robust student life and Jewish life programming. Our team includes 72 teaching faculty, plus coaches and more than 50 professionals from various fields who speak to and interact with our students through our science and entrepreneurial academies. Our student body consists of 406 students coming from about 50 zip codes throughout the region. Average class size is 15 students. The school’s mission is to raise a new generation of Jewish leaders for whom Jewish values and tradition shape and guide their vision and for whom knowledge creates possibilities for moral action, good character and shalom This position reports to the Director of College Counseling. For more information about the school, visit www.dTHS.org.
Essential responsibilities include:
This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Qualified applicants of all faiths and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current resume to, Kaleah Jones at email@example.com. de Toledo High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Bishop's School
Founded in 1909, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school pursuing intellectual, artistic, and athletic excellence in the context of the Episcopal tradition. The School currently enrolls 800 students in grades 6 through 12, drawing from 60 zip codes and 75 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond.
This position is responsible for guiding students and parents through all elements of the college search and selection process including, but not limited to, maintaining regular communication with students and parents, presenting workshops and seminars, providing academic counseling for students in the Upper School, actively engaging in the School community, assuming a role in professional organizations, and hosting visits of college representatives to the Bishop’s School. Position requires up to 10% business travel.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree is required; graduate degree is optional. Also requires three to five years of experience in college counseling and/or college admissions.
Skills & Abilities:
Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
This is a full-time, 12-month position. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a résumé via email to Director of College Counseling Gretchen Gleason at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George School, a Quaker boarding/day grades 9-12 college preparatory school located in Newtown, Bucks County, PA has an opening for an Associate Director of College Counseling. George School is one of a few U.S. boarding schools offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma program.
Essential Duties / Responsibilities:
For further information and to apply, please click here.
Masters School seeks a Director of College Counseling for the 2017-18 academic year. The director will:
This is a full-time 12-month position. To apply, please submit a letter of interest which explains why you would succeed in this position, resume, 3 references, and salary requirements via email to email@example.com and include "Director of College Counseling" in the subject line. Full position description can be found here.
Singapore American School
The Singapore American School seeks a College Counselor to begin working in the summer of 2017. This College Counselor will join an experienced team of counselors in working with a caseload of approximately forty-five juniors and forty-five seniors and their families as they go through the college research and application process. Singapore American School is an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school offering an American-based curriculum for preschool through grade 12. There are more than 3,900 students, 1,200 of whom are in the high school. The students hail from more than 50 nations, and approximately 60 percent hold US passports. A dynamic team of seven college counselors and five personal-academic counselors works to address academic success, personal/social development, and higher education planning for all SAS students. Please feel free to visit our College Counseling website. The job description and application may be found online.
Greenhills School, an independent college preparatory school serving young people in grades six through twelve in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is seeking an Associate Director of College Counseling. The Associate Director works closely with the Director of College Counseling and the college counseling assistant to meet the needs of graduating classes that typically number 80 to 90 students. A core responsibility has to do with providing individual college counseling to approximately half of the members of each class and their families. The Associate Director will also be involved in writing letters of recommendation, working with groups of juniors as they explore the college application process, presenting informative programs for students and their parents, managing the school’s Naviance software system, and essentially participating in every aspect of a program designed to help students matriculate at colleges which make sense to them. Significant experience in college counseling and/or college admissions will be clear assets for applicants.
We expect this position to remain open until it is filled, with a view to having a person in place comfortably in advance of the beginning of the 2017-2018 academic year. Inquiries, letters of introduction, and resumes may be directed to Joyce Chance, Greenhills School, 850 Greenhills Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. If you’d like to ask preliminary, informal questions about the position, contact Dick Tobin, Director of College Counseling, at 734.205.4071.
Greenwich Academy seeks an outstanding educator to join a collaborative team of counselors in a college counseling office that, above all, builds strong and personal relationships with students and their families. The new director will work closely with the other directors in the office to counsel students throughout their junior and senior years, helping to build thoughtful college lists, supporting their applications and providing advocacy in the form of comprehensive written recommendations. In addition, the new director will share in the responsibilities of community outreach, communication with colleges and development of new initiatives.
The successful candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills as well as an appetite for professional development and travel to conferences and college campuses. A minimum of five years’ experience in college counseling and/or college admissions is required, and facility with Naviance is preferred. Candidates who have demonstrated values consistent with the school’s mission, such as an engagement with lifelong learning and a commitment to addressing issues of diversity and equity, are particularly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please complete a brief application and upload a resume and cover letter on the Greenwich Academy Careers page.
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Lycée Français de New York
Lycée Français de New York, a pre-K through twelfth grade coeducational, bilingual, independent day school in Manhattan, serving 1,330 students, seeks an Associate Director of College Counseling. Founded in 1935 and regarded as one of the most renowned bilingual, international and multicultural schools in North America, Lycée Français de New York (LFNY) is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools, the New York State Board of Regents, and the French Ministry of National Education. LFNY is located in a state-of-the-art single-campus building located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York.
Application and Nomination
Cushing Academy seeks to hire a College Counselor to begin in August 2017. Primary responsibilities include meeting regularly with students to provide guidance in the college selection and application process, building relationships with parents, colleagues, and colleges/universities, and supporting student applications with written and verbal communication. Additional responsibilities include involvement in residential and extracurricular activities traditionally associated with serving as a boarding school faculty member, including serving as an advisor and assisting in dormitory supervision. Successful candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and will support Cushing’s commitment to diversity in all aspects of community life. Bachelor’s degree is required, and five years of college counseling experience is preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume to David A. Stone, Dean of Faculty.
Menlo School is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the College Counseling team, made up of four counselors and an assistant. The new counselor will advise roughly 35 seniors, 35 juniors, and 35 sophomores. This will be a full time, 12-month position that reports to the Director of College Counseling. The position will begin in June, 2017.
He or she will counsel students on all aspects of college planning, including course selection, as well as write recommendation letters, establish relationships with college and university admission officers, assist in parent education event planning, and carry out other office duties as needed. Strong applicants will have a minimum of five years experience in college or university admissions and/or a college counseling background at a high school. Excellent communication skills and eagerness to work as a collaborative team member are essential.
Menlo is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, 30 miles south of San Francisco. Established in 1915, Menlo is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National and California Associations of Independent Schools. Menlo is dedicated to providing a challenging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletic programs. Total enrollment is 795 students in grades 6-12.
The Assistant Director/Associate Director of College Guidance collaborates with a team of college advisers to provide a robust college counseling program. This professional provides students with proactive and highly personal support to match them with colleges and universities that are best suited to their individual interests, goals, and needs, and to shepherd them and their families through the entire college process.
Qualified candidates will have five years of experience in selective college admissions and/or secondary school college counseling.
Ramaz is a co-educational Modern Orthodox Jewish day school. This position is open to candidates of all faiths, races, and backgrounds. To apply, send cover letter and resume by email to Rafi Blumenthal, Director of College Guidance, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Assistant Director of College Counseling’s broad responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day operations of the College Counseling Office by playing an integral role in effectively managing the transition from Whitfield to college. The hours of this full-time position are approximately 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The position provides two vacations during the school year, which coincide with school breaks. While daily summer work is not an expectation, given the demands of the position, work during the summer is both inevitable and expected. Specific summer work will be determined annually on a per-project basis. The Assistant Director of College Counseling reports to the Director of College Counseling.
Key responsibilities include:
Please send cover letter and résumé to Sara Ringe, Director of College Counseling, at email@example.com.
YULA Girls High School
YULA Girls High School is seeking a full-time Director of College Counseling. YULA Girls High School is an independent Jewish high school for 200 girls, located in West Los Angeles, California. The mission of YULA Girls High School is to provide academic excellence in both secular studies and Judaic studies. YULA Girls High School is seeking a dynamic individual with experience in college guidance at the high school level and/or admissions at a selective college or university.
Qualifications: Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility, creativity, and the highest standards of integrity. To obtain further information about this position, or to submit a cover letter and résumé, please e-mail Bluma Drebin, Principal of General Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint James School
The Director of College Counseling has overall responsibility for guiding the members of each year’s graduating class (approximately 50 sixth formers) through the transition to post-secondary education. The Director works with students, parents, college representatives, faculty, administration, and trustees. S/he establishes and maintains a yearly budget.
The Director is responsible for the effective use of multiple technological tools, such as:
As a member of a boarding school community, the Director of College Counseling should expect to be a part of the residential life team, which may include being a full-time dorm parent or being part of a dorm team. Teaching a class and/or coaching one season may also be required.
A strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, flexibility, ease and experience with computers, and a willingness to coordinate efforts with others will be important qualifications in the Director of College Counseling. Enthusiasm for teaching adolescents and working with parents of adolescents is also essential. Experience in a college admission office would be a plus, though not a requirement.
Contact: Marc Batson, 301-733-9330 ext 3026, email@example.com.
St. John's School
St. John’s School is seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable college counselor to work with our College Counseling team for the 2017-2018 school year, although we welcome candidates who can begin in January 2017 as well. St. John’s is a co-ed, independent day school with a full-time enrollment of 1,320 students in Grades K-12, located in the heart of central Houston. With 142 seniors in the current graduating class, St. John’s is expanding to 175 seniors in the Class of 2019 and beyond. Our team is growing, and we are looking for a positive, high energy team player who is eager to add value to our program.
The job responsibilities are those expected of a college counselor at an academically rigorous independent school, including:
This is a 10-month salaried position. Job title and salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and résumé to Wendy Chang, Director of College Counseling, firstname.lastname@example.org.