Career Opportunities

Member schools may list open positions on our website. Please complete our form to have a position included here.
Non-member schools interested in listing a job opening should contact Emmi Harward, ACCIS Executive Director. 


Academy Of The Holy Names, College Counselor - FL
*Avenues: The World School, Dean and College Counselor - NY
Berwick Academy, Assistant Director of College Counseling - ME
The Branson School, Associate Director/Director (Title TBD by Level of Experience)  - CA

Brentwood School, Director of College Counseling
- CA
Cate School, Director of College Counseling - CA
*Collegewise, College Counselor - Multiple Locations
*College Matchpoint, Educational Consultant - Austin, TX
Durham Academy, Dean of College Counseling - NC
Ethical Culture Fieldston School - Associate Director of College Counseling - NY
Garrison Forest School, Director of College Counseling - MD
Hackley School, Associate Director of College Counseling - NY
Harvard-Westlake School, Upper School Dean - CA
Isidore Newman School, Associate Director of College Counseling - LA
Phillips Academy, Associate Director of College Counseling - MA
*Shalhevet High School, Director of College Counseling - CA
*UCEazy - University and College Admissions Made Eazy, College Counselor - Online
United Nations International School, Associate Director of College Counseling - NY
University School of Nashville, Assistant Director of College Counseling - TN
*Upper Canada College, Director, University Counselling Office - Toronto, Ontario
Western Reserve Academy, Director of College Counseling - OH
The Westminster Schools, Associate Director of College Counseling - GA
Worcester Academy, Director of College Counseling - MA

*non-member listing


Academy Of The Holy Names
Location: Tampa, FL
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: August, 2020

The Academy of the Holy Names, Tampa, Florida seeks a high school College Counselor for the 2020-2021 school year. This is a full-time, 10-month position commencing in August of 2020.The College Counselor reports to the Director of College Counseling and the High School Principal and is an integral part of an 8-person team offering a comprehensive program that includes academic support, social-emotional counseling, and career and college counseling to students in Grades 9-12.  Please apply via the website link found here


Durham Academy
Location: Durham, NC
Position: Dean of College Counseling
Start Date: August 1, 2020

Durham Academy (DA) is a dynamic, diverse, independent college preparatory day school serving approximately 1,227 students in grades Pre-k through 12. Families in Durham/Chapel Hill who choose Durham Academy value an education that encourages independent thinking and a balanced program, equipping students to lead moral, happy and productive lives. DA boasts a nationally-recognized program in speech and debate; talented visual and performing artists; state champion and NCAA-caliber student-athletes; an exceptional academic and advisory program; unique experiences in experiential education, service learning and global programs; as well as an impressive record of college admissions and matriculation, both within North Carolina and at the most selective colleges in the country. More information about our program and Durham Academy’s school profile can be found at www.da.org/collegecounseling. 

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • A master’s degree and at least five years’ experience as an admissions officer at a selective college/university or as a college counselor at an independent school — preferably in a leadership role;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills — both verbal and written — including the ability to listen actively, craft persuasive compositions and recommendations, and effectively articulate the mission of the school and college counseling in one-on-one, small group or in large audience settings;
  • Exceptional organizational skills, the ability to meet strict deadlines and work both independently and collaboratively with others;
  • A demonstrated commitment to participating actively in all aspects of school life and maintaining a public presence on campus;
  • A college counseling philosophy that aligns with Durham Academy’s values, mission, honor code and commitment to educating the whole child;
  • A strong dedication to working with high school students, parents and faculty through a process focused on identifying the best possible college fit for each student;
  • The positive energy, patience and sense of humor needed to work effectively with high school students and their families, especially during potentially stressful situations;
  • The flexibility, adaptability and collaborative spirit to work as part of a team of colleagues and school leaders to support students and their families throughout the college admissions process;
  • A broad knowledge of selective colleges and their academic programs, admissions policies and selection processes;
  • A strong network among college admissions officers and other college counselors, as well as the desire to build this network to benefit Durham Academy students and families;
  • Interest in, and understanding of, data management and analysis related to college admissions data and trends;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SCOIR and College Kickstart

The responsibilities of the new Dean will include (but are not limited to): 

  • Co-leading the school’s efforts in counseling students and parents about the entire college selection, application, admission and financial aid process, grades 9-12;
  • Advising, guiding and supporting 35-40 students in each class (sophomores, juniors and seniors) and their families through the college search and application process, including essay consultation, academic course advising, standardized testing options, scholarship opportunities and summer planning;
  • Crafting effective, persuasive letters of recommendation and communicating with colleges throughout the application process;
  • Cultivating relationships with college representatives throughout the application cycle, including welcoming 100+ college representatives to campus each fall;
  • Facilitating conversations across academic departments regarding curriculum, placement and standardized testing;
  • Traveling to professional development opportunities provided by NACAC, SACAC, ACCIS, and other organizations, as well as university-sponsored tours;
  • Overseeing publication of a regular College Counseling newsletter and its dissemination to the larger school community;
  • Maintaining and monitoring the College Counseling Office’s presence across various social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook;
  • Maintaining an up-to-date webpage on the school website and Veracross;
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the preparation and presentation of the annual college counseling report for the Board of Trustees;
  • Fulfilling other responsibilities assigned by the Upper School Director or Head of School as appropriate.

The Dean of College Counseling reports to the Upper School Director and works collaboratively with the other two Deans of College Counseling and College Counseling Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time, 10.5-month position with competitive salary and benefits. 

When applying for this position, please include a cover letter and current resume or CV; two sample student recommendation letters; examples of newsletters or other publications or articles; and a list of at least three professional references with contact information. No phone calls, please.
For full position description, school information and online application, please visit https://www.da.org/about/careers.


Shalhevet High School
Location: Los Angeles,  CA
Position: Direct,or of College Counseling
Start Date: July 2020

Founded in 1992 by Dr. Jerry Friedman on the belief that the entire school experience should be a vehicle for moral growth and development, Shalhevet High School is a private, co-ed, Modern Orthodox, Jewish high school with a rigorous dual curriculum of Judaic and college preparatory studies. Dr. Friedman’s goal has been actualized through the establishment of a “Just Community” based on the model designed by Harvard Professor Lawrence Kohlberg.

For the past twenty-five years, Shalhevet has promoted the values of our Jewish heritage, the ideals of American democracy and a passionate support for the welfare of the State of Israel, within an environment that encourages critical and creative thought. Over one thousand students have passed through our hallways and have gone on to study at some of the finest universities in the world. Our current student body is approximately 260 students who are leaders, artists, athletes, scholars and most importantly mensches. At Shalhevet, we are not just creating the learners of today, but the leaders of tomorrow.

 We are seeking a Director of College Counseling who will guide students and families with a comprehensive college search process that includes: helping families research colleges and plan visiting trips, navigating the financial aid process (if applicable), understanding standardized testing requirements, and helping each student prepare an authentic and accurate college application. As an ambassador of the school, the Director of College Counseling has extensive contact with college admissions officers, helping them to understand and appreciate the students of Shalhevet and the unique attributes of our Just Community. The Director hosts university representatives at Shalhevet in addition to visiting college and university campuses each year.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • oversee the work of the Associate Director of College Counseling
  • know and advocate strongly for Shalhevet students, its curriculum, and mission;
  • work collaboratively with educational leaders to set academic policy;
  • work with approximately 30- 35 counselees each year and guide them through the academic planning, college search, financial aid and application process;
  • work with students, families and Judaic Studies faculty to identify colleges that are the right fit for the Jewish needs of our students on campus;
  • assist students to navigate the process of deferring admission to university for gap year programs;
  • actively cultivate and maintain strong relationships with college admissions officers;
  • assist students to match academic goals with coursework;
  • assist counselees with essays and preparation for interviews;
  • report to the Board of Trustees and the faculty;
  • revise the Shalhevet School profile annually;
  • coordinate PSAT, Mock ACT administrations and AP exams;
  • project and manage the College Counseling Office budget;
  • update Shalhevet courses externally (i.e. NCAA Clearinghouse, UCOP);
  • prepare for and host annual Case Studies program;
  • compose 30-35 counselor letters of recommendation;
  • stay current with college admission trends;
  • pursue on-going professional development by attending conferences and tours; 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in college counseling and/or selective college admissions;
  • An empathetic and innovative leader who thinks strategically about ways to improve the college counseling program;
  • Exceptional public speaking, written communication and listening skills;
  • Be a proven collaborator who can work with all internal and external members of the community;
  • Growth mindset with interests in self-development and cultivating leadership; 

Interested candidates should email Daniel Weslow, Principal at [email protected] with:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the position
  • Current Resume
  • two sample letters of recommendation
  • List of 3 references with name, phone number, email address and nature of the relationship (i.e. direct supervisor, Head of School, mentor, etc.) 


The Branson School
Location: Ross, CA
Position: Associate Director/Director (title TBD by level of experience)
Start Date: July, 2020

Under the supervision of the Director of College Counseling, the Director/Associate Director of College Counseling will provide comprehensive, individualized college counseling services to a community of 320 students with a particular focus on highly selective admission processes. The Director/Associate Director must have excellent counseling, listening, organizational and writing skills. He, she, or they must fully understand the ins and outs of the college application process in order to be able to provide precise, highly customized academic and college counseling services. These services include list construction, holistic essay review, interview preparation, curricular and standardized testing advising, and general admission strategy. The Director/Associate Director must be able to operate in a fast-paced, varied work environment that includes high volume responsibility and atypical or unpredictable hours and tasks. An easy-going personality and great sense of humor, coupled with a steadfast work ethic, is essential.

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 Director/Associate Director must be able to work with all constituencies at the school, he, she, or they must be particularly able to build trusted relationships with students and their parents.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the college counseling process for approximately 40 seniors and 40 juniors.
  • Meet with seniors as needed to create and finalize college lists, review essays, proofread/edit applications and resumes, etc.
  • Author highly personalized letters of recommendation for high school seniors.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to become a part of the broader Branson community through participation in campus events, club advising, school committee membership, and eventually grade-level advising.
  • Participate in all office-sponsored programming and show enthusiasm for enhancing programming.
  • Utilize college counseling technology to both guide students through the college selection process as well as to upload/submit college applications and supporting documents and manage enrollment data.
  • Show willingness to learn new technological skills and/or systems in order to manage and assess current practices.
  • Handle highly sensitive material with discretion.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities, such as visiting colleges and universities throughout the academic year and attending national and regional college admissions counseling conferences.
  • Meet with college representatives (both on campus and through professional development opportunities) in order to develop collegial relationships.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred.
  • A minimum of 4-5 years of experience in college counseling and/or college admissions.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • A willingness to try new things and develop new procedures and strategies as the College Counseling Team adapts to an ever-changing college admissions environment.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Scoir and Microsoft Office Suite.

This job is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position. It requires occasional evening and weekend commitments. Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Branson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Branson adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, age, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnicity or national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, any protected military or veteran status, physical disability, or any other category protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume via email to:

Michelle Jones
Director of Human Resources
[email protected]

About the Branson School:
The Branson School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school of 320 students, grades 9-12, located in Marin County, California. Branson prides itself on fostering nurturing relationships with students while maintaining high academic standards. The faculty and staff value collaboration, professional development, reflection, and continual exploration of good teaching. Branson employees work in a beautiful, well-resourced environment with dedicated students. The faculty and staff are widely regarded as outstanding and there exists in the adult community an admirable esprit de corps and a positive attitude about their work and their relationship with students.

Mission Statement:
Branson develops students who make a positive impact in the world by leading lives of integrity, purpose, learning, and joy.

Core Values:
Kindness, Courage, Honor, Purpose

Diversity Mission Statement:
Branson believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to create a truly excellent learning environment and a vibrant, caring community. We aspire to have every member of the Branson community feel a deep sense of belonging and inclusion.


Berwick Academy
Location: South Berwick, ME 
Position: Assistant Director of College Counseling
Start Date: August 2020

Berwick Academy seeks an assistant director of college counseling to join a well-established, fast-paced office. Ideal candidates will have experience in college counseling and/or college admissions. Strong time management and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. The position requires an organized, flexible and creative approach to working with students and parents.
Responsibilities include:

  • Working with approximately 30 students and their families each year to guide them through the search and application process;
  • Writing a personal recommendation for each student;
  • Educating students and families on the college process including interviews, essay writing, and financial aid;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with college admission professionals;
  • Visiting college and university campuses regularly;
  • Attending professional conferences and maintaining current knowledge of important issues and trends in college admissions;
  • Assisting in the organization and execution of evening information sessions for students and parents;
  • Collaborating closely with teachers, coaches, and advisors to support the student’s college process. 

Additionally, the assistant director will participate in school life in some capacity which might include a combination of teaching, coaching, advising, or other roles depending on relevant experience. 

Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, pre-kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world. 

Berwick Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of the community.

For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website. 


Phillips Academy
Location: Andover, MA
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: August 1, 2020

Phillips Academy seeks a full-time, continuing Associate Director of College Counseling to begin on August 1, 2020. This is a 10.5-month, full-time, housed administrative faculty position. Throughout the academic year, evening and weekend work is required. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, dynamic, and articulate team player; have strong organizational, writing, and public speaking skills; and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Responsibilities include counseling and supporting students in the college selection and application process, working with students individually and in small groups, building relationships with parents, writing recommendations, providing feedback on applicants’ essays, advising students on course selection, taking part in professional development, and other projects and activities as assigned by the Director. 

We seek candidates who will be active participants in the community to join our robust team of twelve experienced and diverse counselors. Collaboration and teamwork are cornerstones of the CCO team. A Bachelor’s degree is required. A minimum of 5-7 years of combined experience in college counseling and/or selective college admissions, with an emphasis on college counseling, is preferred. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit our application portal to submit a cover letter (addressed to Mr. Jeffrey C. Domina, Dean of Faculty, Phillips Academy), résumé, two letters of reference, and a professional writing sample. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community. In your cover letter, please address directly your experience and interest in working in such a school community. 

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks, as well as authorization to work in the United States.


College Matchpoint
Location: Austin, TX
Position: Educational Consultant
Start Date: March - June 2020

Are you interested in working for a growing Austin-based company where there are great opportunities for growth? 

College MatchPoint is a growing college and career consulting company. For more than 10 years, we’ve worked with hundreds of students as they make the transition from high school to college, then college to first career. 

We have a unique approach at MatchPoint. It all begins and ends with our ultimate goal: for our students to thrive in their selected college and first career. 

Our dynamic team is always looking for ways to better serve our clients. The glue that holds our team together is a never-ending passion for empowering students, which pushes us to go the extra mile for our clients. Not to brag, but we have an amazing team of experienced educational consultants and college writing coaches. Our work is almost 100% referral-based, and 98% of clients say they would recommend us to a friend. We have two centrally-located offices in Austin, Texas. 

College MatchPoint is hiring college consultants (including a senior consultant) to join our rapidly expanding team. As a consultant, you will guide a caseload of 40-60 students through the college planning and application process. You will join a team of intelligent, passionate, caring, relentless professionals who are deeply committed to helping students. We will provide you with all the tools you need to succeed, including administrative support, billing, a project management platform, and marketing. You will follow our proven model of success, which includes the most current technology tools combined with good old-fashioned client care. We are currently looking for full-time consultants in our Austin-based offices. We would also consider part-time consultants. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Coach 40-60 students through the college planning process using the College MatchPoint system
  • Advise students on their high school academic and extracurricular choices
  • Manage student deadlines throughout the college application process
  • Develop key relationships in your area to generate additional client base
  • Attend professional development events to continuously increase your knowledge of the college planning process
  • Write articles for the College MatchPoint newsletter and blog
  • Represent College MatchPoint at conferences and community events
  • Visit at least 25 colleges per year

 Qualifications Needed 

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)3+ years experience in college counseling or college admissions or related field
  • Commitment to the positive development of students and their families
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Good sense of humor
  • Highest ethical standards
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as well as occasional travel
  • Membership in HECA, NACAC, or IECA (or eligibility for membership) 

Salary range: $55,000-$72,000, based on experience, plus a bonus opportunity. We also provide professional development and a full range of employee benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan matching, and generous vacation days (about a month per year). 

For a senior consultant (considerable experience), our salary range would be $72000 - $95,000 based on experience plus bonus. 

Hours: We work student hours: afternoons, early evenings, and one weekend day. 

Application process: Please send your resume and cover letter. In the cover letter, let us know who you are and why you are interested in joining our team. Don't be shy in your cover letter- we want to know why families would trust you to guide their students and what experience you have had that prepares you for this work. Our screening process will include an initial phone call, an in-person interview, reference requests, and a group interview.

Contact: Resumes should be sent to
[email protected] (no phone calls please).


Garrison Forest School
Location: Owings Mills, MD 
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Garrison Forest School has an opening for the Director of College Counseling to begin July 2020. The Director of College Counseling coordinates all efforts on the part of Garrison Forest School to guide students through the college search and application process. Such guidance includes counseling students and parents about post-secondary options, planning standardized testing strategies, assisting with all aspects of the financial aid process, and reviewing applications and transcripts. As an ambassador of the School, the Director of College Counseling has extensive contact with college admissions officers, helping them to understand and appreciate the students and program at Garrison Forest. At the same time, the Director also has the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge of the possibilities available to students at colleges and universities. The Director hosts university representatives at Garrison Forest in addition to visiting college and university campuses each year.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced college counselor and/or college admission professional whose knowledge of colleges is broad (minimum 5 years of experience in independent school college counseling and/or college admission). The candidate should have a style that is collaborative, communicative and student-centered. GFS college counselors work effectively and engage proactively with students and parents to meet the needs of each student. The candidate should demonstrate an enthusiasm for collaboration with various teams (Dean of Academic Development, the counseling staff, Dean of Students, and other staff and administrators).

GFS is a day and boarding school—interest/experience in working with students from diverse and international backgrounds is essential. Candidates should be prepared to integrate themselves with vibrancy to the life of the school—attending performances, athletic events, and other student activities is essential to ensure that each student is known from multiple perspectives and to believe fully in each student’s potential and trajectory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the Associate Director of College Counseling and the College Counseling Coordinator/Upper School Registrar;
  • Know and advocate strongly for GFS students, and the GFS curriculum and mission;
  • Work with approximately 35-40 students each year and guide them through the college search, financial aid and application process;
  • Write school/counselor letters of recommendation;
  • Coordinate/host admissions visitors to GFS during fall travel season
  • Deliver/team-teach the 10th, 11th and 12th-grade college counseling curriculum
  • Coordinate PSAT, Mock ACT administrations and the two week Independent Senior Project (late May)
  • Coordinate SAT/ACT prep program with professional test prep company
  • Actively cultivate and maintain strong relationships with college admissions officers;
  • Assist students with essays, resumes and interviews;
  • Plan and facilitate parent programming;
  • Report periodically to the Board of Trustees and the faculty;
  • Revise the Garrison Forest School profile annually;
  • Project and manage the College Counseling Office budget;
  • Update GFS courses externally (i.e. NCAA Initial Eligibility Center);
  • Be active in professional organizations and stay abreast of college admission trends;
  • Pursue on-going professional development by attending conferences and college tours;
  • Serve on the Curriculum Committee and report to the Head of Upper School

Qualifications:

  • B.A. degree or equivalent – Master’s degree desirable.
  • Exceptional writer and public speaker
  • Proven collaborator who can work with all internal/external members of the community
  • Creative and innovative leader who thinks strategically about ways to improve the college counseling program
  • High emotional intelligence (e.g., empathy)
  • Strong technology skills, particularly with Google and MaiaLearning (college counseling platform
  • Confidence, self-direction and sense of humor
GFS seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices. Ability to work in a diverse community is essential.

For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website.

Upper Canada College
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Director, University Counselling Office
Start Date: June 2020

Upper Canada College (UCC) is recognized nationally and globally as one of North America’s foremost boys’ schools. Educating tomorrow’s leaders since 1829, UCC is an International Baccalaureate World School – with IB scores 10 percent above the global average. UCC offers transformational learning experiences to its 1,170 students in Senior Kindergarten through Grade 12, including 88 boarders from 26 countries. With 100 percent university placement at outstanding schools in Canada and around the world, UCC delivers a rigorous academic program supported by accomplished faculty, exceptional co-curricular programming, and state-of-the-art facilities. UCC’s work is underpinned by five core values adopted in its Strategic Directions: Towards 2029 plan: learning, pluralism, service, community, and wellbeing. 

Your university degree and steady professional progress in university admissions and/or university counselling prepare you to lead the University Counselling Office (UCO) team in encouraging students’ personal and academic growth and in facilitating their post-secondary aspirations. Reporting to the Head of the Senior School and leading and coaching a team of four, you will develop a university counselling strategy, unleash team potential, and inspire colleagues, students, and families. You will cement the UCO’s reputation amongst students as a trusted personal advisor and the touchstone for their successful post-secondary careers at great institutions in Canada, the US, the UK, and around the world. Collegial and knowledgeable, you will run a welcoming office that reaches out to support students through the full range of counselling services, from advising on study habits through dealing with personal challenges to navigating career considerations and post-secondary admissions. 

A life-long learner who is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, you are passionate and aspirational when it comes to student success, and up-to-date on emerging and evolving programs, admission processes, and scholarships. You and your team will develop relationships with colleagues across the school and with admissions officers around the world. The UCO team will be active and involved members of the UCC community – coming to know each individual student very well, and advising and engaging students early, regularly, and appropriately while collaborating with parents and guardians on strategies and planning. An education at UCC is the culmination of much work and encouragement, much learning and growth, much courage and joy. The leaving of UCC must be no different; your arrival will ensure that. 

UCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals. UCC embraces pluralism – celebrating differences, cherishing similarities, and giving voice to multiple perspectives. If you are contacted regarding a UCC opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodations. Business address: 200 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, ON M4V 1W6; permanent position; language of work: English. Applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. Please indicate your interest in Project 191234 at www.caldwellpartners.com/apply.php or email [email protected]. 


UCEazy - University and College Admissions Made Eazy
Location: Online
Position: College Counseling
Start Date: February 2020

UCEazy is offering a part-time/work-from-home opportunity for college counselors. UCEazy is a Cupertino, CA-based company whose mission is to simplify college admissions for students whose parents were born outside the U.S. At this time, we are seeking applicants who are well-versed in assisting students and their families prepare for college. We prefer that our counselors are able to guide students in 8th-12th grades. UCEazy programs begin in 8th grade to develop skills and interests that prepare them to apply to highly selective colleges when they reach 12th grade. Because our counselors work from home, being a UCEazy counselor could be a terrific opportunity to gain experience or earn an additional form of income. Also, since the client meetings are scheduled outside of school hours, this part-time job can easily co-exist with your current job. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference in the college/career journey of a student from a first-generation immigrant family. To learn more, you can reach out to Karen Rowe, who is the Director of College Counseling at Sugar Bowl Academy as well as the Director of the College Admissions Program at UCEazy.

For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website.


Collegewise
Location: Multiple Locations
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: March-June 2020

  • Do you want your work to feel like a calling, one where you make a difference every day?
  • Do you believe the college admissions process should be an exciting journey for families, not an anxiety-inducing rite of passage?
  • Are you looking for the training, resources, and support to do the very best work of your career?

 Collegewise is currently hiring nationwide. Check out our open positions here

Collegewise is a college counseling company that offers just the right mix of advice, encouragement, and occasional cheerleading to help students get accepted to the right colleges for them (watch our short video about what we do and this one about how we work). 

From our supportive hive of more than 75 counselors who bring their hearts to work, to our best-in-class professional development (check out our College Counseling Master Class), to our mission-driven initiatives (read about our partnership with Reach Higher) and our scholarship program for under-resourced students, we’ve created a company where we can learn, have our voices heard, and do great work that matters

Let’s make a dent in the college admissions universe together! Learn more about us and our open positions here


Hackley School
Location: Tarrytown, NY
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: Summer 2020

Hackley School seeks a full-time Associate Director of College Counseling for the 2020-2021 school year. The Associate Director of College Counseling will report to the Director of College Counseling. 

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Providing college counseling guidance to approximately 35% of each class (roughly 35 students per grade level).
  • Communicating regularly with counselees and families regarding various stages in the college counseling process
  • Generating persuasive, individualized letters of support for each senior counselee
  • Building and maintaining working relationships with college admission professionals at colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad
  • Supporting programming related to college counseling for families in grades 9-12
  • Providing guidance to academic advisors, students and parents about the course selection process as it pertains to college counseling
  • Maintaining an active and engaged presence in professional organizations such as NACAC, ACCIS, and College Board to remain current with issues in the admission and counseling professions
  • Performing other special projects and support as assigned by the Director of College Counseling 

Preferred qualifications include:

  • A bachelor’s degree, at least five years’ experience in college counseling or college admissions, significant knowledge of the college process (including the financial aid process) and trends in selective college admissions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • An organized, detail-oriented, and team-focused work ethic
  • A positive attitude and a passion for working with adolescents
  • An optimistic, innovative spirit and a desire to stay current, especially in areas such as technology, research, social media and other admissions practices 

How To Apply:
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted to Andy King, Director of Upper School at [email protected] 


United Nations International School
Location: New York, NY
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: September 1, 2020

The United Nations International School (UNIS), an international K-12 co-educational school in Manhattan, is seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced individual as an Associate Director of College Counseling. This is a new position within the College Office. The UNIS student body is among the most diverse in the world, representing 111 countries and collectively speak over 100 mother tongue languages. Through daily contact with students and faculty from every part of the globe, UNIS students gain a sophisticated and mature cultural understanding in an atmosphere where individuality is encouraged and students and families are able to maintain their culture heritage. More information is found on the UNIS website at www.unis.org and the school profile for 2019-2020 www.unis.org/Profile.

The successful applicant will complement the existing strengths of the College Office team. The ideal candidate will have at least five years experience in college counseling and a Master’s degree. The candidate will report directly to the Co-Directors of College Counseling and will join a team consisting of two Associate Directors of College Counseling and one administrative assistant. While the College Counseling team reports to the Tutorial House (High School) Principal, College Counselors also work closely with counselors, learning specialists, and with the International Baccalaureate office. This is a 12-month administrative position with generous vacation time. The caseload is approximately 25-30 senior advisees. UNIS hosts approximately 150 visits by colleges each year, and graduates enroll at universities in 10-12 countries. Approximately 70% enroll at colleges in the U.S., 25% enter universities in Canada, the Netherlands, or the U.K.; the others return to their home countries.

Interested candidates for this position should ideally possess:

  • An in-depth knowledge of U.S. colleges, as well as an understanding of the evolving college admissions landscape. Knowledge of the U.K., Canada and other international universities, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme is an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills and an understanding of international/cultural expectations related to college and university admissions.
  • Self-confidence, creativity, patience, diplomacy, initiative and a strong work ethic.
  • Sensitivity to individual students’ needs and aspirations and ability to be forthright in guiding students.
  • Exceptional written communication skills, including the ability to write succinct, relevant and compelling letters of recommendation for each senior advisee, advise students in preparing application materials, and compile reports for the administration.
  • Strong oral communication/public speaking skills, ability to lead and speak at various school events and represent UNIS at community and professional programs.
  • Ability to support new and effective methods for helping admission offices understand the high caliber of UNIS, its curriculum, and its students.
  • Advanced skills in the use of technology in order to maintain an online presence of the college counseling program and to familiarize students and parents about relevant resources. Familiarity with Naviance, UCAS and other college counseling tools is desirable.
  • Willingness to participate in various aspects of student life and the UNIS community, and attend evening and weekend events hosted by the College Office.
  • Flexibility to travel, often involving weekends, to represent UNIS at regional, national and international conferences, as well as college visitation programs.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm about working within a multicultural environment. Flexibility within a team-oriented approach to all aspects of the college counseling process and a collaborative style are essential.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills related to guiding students and ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Familiarity with college admission testing options.
  • Awareness of the financial aid process and scholarship opportunities.

Applicants should apply on-line by visiting https://www.unis.org/about-unis/employment. Candidates must include their cover letter, resume, and three (3) writing samples.

Please visit the United Nations International School website at http://www.unis.org/
UNIS is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


University School Of Nashville
Location: Nashville, TN
Position: Assistant Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 2020

University School of Nashville invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time position of Assistant Director of College Counseling. USN’s approach to college counseling flows from the school’s larger philosophy that students should have an increasing sense of agency as they mature. The school’s college counseling office strives to keep students at the center of the process, reminds students of the balanced perspective necessary to a successful college search, and encourages students to live in the present as much as the future as it pertains to their interests and course of study. USN’s College Counseling office has enjoyed great success as it emphasizes a student’s search orient itself around emerging passions, optimal fit, and personal drive.

This position, reporting to the Director of College Counseling, will further USN’s commitment to delivering the developmentally-appropriate college counseling program. The successful candidate can anticipate working with 30 to 40 families per year, serving as a liaison between USN and colleges and universities domestically and internationally, and furthering the programmatic elements of the college counseling program. This position will also further the development of the systems necessary to successfully maintain a vibrant college counseling office, information flow and the use of MAIA Learning as examples.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, counseling students and families beginning in the junior year, preparing recommendations for students, managing the flow of information from USN to potential colleges and associated programs, networking with peer institutions locally and nationally, designing and facilitating parent and community education programs, and managing short- and long-term projects and programs. The Assistant Director can anticipate supporting a number of students who anticipate continuing their arts careers (e.g. portfolio/auditions) or athletic careers (e.g. college recruiting familiarity) into their collegiate experience.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, experience with high school college counseling or admissions on the collegiate level. More, USN seeks those with a deep commitment to working with a diverse population of students and families with equally diverse interests and aims. Similarly, candidates who possess a strong knowledge and command of NACAC’s Statement of Principles and Good Practices are of particular interest.

The School
University School of Nashville is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational day school with enrollment of 1,070 students kindergarten through twelfth grade. In 1915, the George Peabody College for Teachers opened Peabody Demonstration School (PDS), USN’s predecessor, which earned acclaim for its curriculum and faculty. In 1974, Peabody College announced plans to close PDS, and a group of parents, alumni, students, and teachers reconstituted and re-chartered the school as University School of Nashville. USN’s midtown location next to Vanderbilt University and its Peabody College for Teachers reminds us every day of our 100-year-old roots in the demonstration school culture of innovation and educational best practices. It’s a vibrant educational community for both students and teachers in the midst of a dynamic city.

A deep-rooted culture of achievement at USN means that students expect much of each other, and faculty benefit from that high standard. We seek educators who are enthusiastic about their own learning to complement their teaching, and we offer many opportunities for professional development. USN is committed to creating an institutional environment that mirrors the cultural and ethnic composition of greater Nashville. USN encourages a diverse applicant pool and provides equal employment opportunities for employees and job applicants.
Application Process

For more information about University School, visit the school’s website at www.usn.org. Those interested in being considered for this position should complete the online application for this position available at www.usn.org/jobs. 


Brentwood School
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020

Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Act ethically.
Shape a future with meaning.

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is seeking resumes from qualified candidates interested in a full-time Director of College Counseling to begin in July 2020. This position reports directly to the Upper School Director. The Director of College Counseling is a member of the Upper School Administrative Team and the Brentwood School (K-12) Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented with an interest in working with high school students, their families, college representatives, faculty and administrators. This is a 12-month position with a workload that can vary greatly during the course of the year.

The principal responsibilities of the Director of College Counseling include:

  • Leading and effectively managing the college counseling department including four Associate Directors and one full-time support staff member
  • Advising students and families as they move through the college research, application, and selection process
  • Writing letters of recommendation
  • Reviewing, adjusting, and improving the college counseling program each year.
  • Executing on-campus programs and workshops for parents, students and college admissions representatives
  • Advising on course selection, registration, and consequences in the college selection process
  • Preparing regular mailings and electronic communication to parents in tandem with the communications staff
  • Overseeing progress through the fall process of finalizing college lists and sending off applications
  • Visiting college campuses to establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with college admission staffs
  • Representing Brentwood School at national and regional conferences
  • Guiding the work of the office through weekly department meetings
  • Attending weekly faculty and administrative meetings
  • Preparing and presenting to the Board of Trustees regular reports on the college admission process, placement, and national trends
  • Attending regular curriculum committee meetings
  • Advising faculty in their writing of college recommendations
  • Work with various personnel who support the college counseling process, including the Liaison for Student-Athletes and the Essay Writing Coach
  • Establishing and maintaining a yearly budget
  • Sharing chaperone responsibilities with the College Counseling Team for Brentwood's East and West Coast College Trips
  • Engaging actively in the Brentwood School community, including attending student performances, athletics events, social activities and serving as an advisor
  • Organizing and implementing the annual Essay Writing Workshop for seniors

Desirable attributes include:

  • A detail-oriented approach to work and outstanding communication skills including writing, listening, and public speaking
  • The ability to work collaboratively with the administration, faculty, and other key members of the Brentwood community
  • The energy, patience, and sense of humor necessary to work effectively with high-school students and their families
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and the ability to learn additional software such as Naviance and PowerSchool
  • Ideal candidates should have extensive experience in selective college admissions and/or college counseling
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • An advanced degree is strongly preferred

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. For further information about Brentwood School, please visit the school's website: www.bwscampus.com.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references electronically to Corisa Moreno, Administrative Assistant to Upper School Director, [email protected].


Harvard-Westlake School
Location: Studio City, CA
Position:  Upper School Dean
Start Date: July 1, 2020

The ideal candidate will be an experienced college counselor and/or college admission professional whose knowledge of colleges is broad (preferably a minimum four years of experience). The candidate should have a style in working with families that is transparent, communicative, and candid yet tactful regarding expectations. They should understand how to work effectively and engage proactively with involved parents who have high expectations. The candidate should demonstrate an interest in and eagerness for collaboration with various teams (e.g., fellow Deans, the counseling staff, Dean of Students, and other staff and administrators). They should also be prepared to integrate themselves in the life of the school. 

Harvard-Westlake actively strives to be a diverse and inclusive community in its educational, admission, and employment practices. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, or any other characteristic. We seek candidates who demonstrate sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members; have an ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds; and have a capacity to serve as a model of openness, generosity, and acceptance.

Qualifications 

• Minimum preferred of four years of college counseling and/or college admission experience
• Clear communication skills
• High emotional intelligence (e.g., empathy)
• Collaborative and inclusive decision-making style
• Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial aid policies
• Enjoys and appreciates building relationships with students and families
• Excellent and timely responsiveness to all constituencies (e.g., students, parents/guardians, faculty, colleges)
• Exceptional writing, leadership, and interpersonal skills
• Desire to work closely with a team of colleagues who meet daily
• Strong technology skills, particularly with Microsoft Office and Naviance
• Confidence and self-direction
• Enthusiasm to become part of our vibrant school community, broadly engaging with students, families, and colleagues, and attending events outside their particular field of responsibility 

Interested and qualified candidates must apply through our website (no e-mail or mail in submissions will be considered). Candidates must be prepared to submit the following when applying for the position:
• Cover letter expressing interest in the Harvard-Westlake Upper School Dean position
• Current résumé
• Sample letter of recommendation
• List of 3 references with name, phone number, email address and nature of relationship (i.e. direct supervisor, Head of School, mentor, etc.) 

Applications will be accepted through December 18, 2019. Interviews will begin after we return from Winter Break on January 6, 2020.

For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website.


Isidore Newman School
Location: New Orleans, LA
Position:  Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Isidore Newman School is seeking an Associate Director of College Counseling to start in July of 2020 (although an earlier start date is possible). Reporting to the Director of College Counseling, the Associate Director will counsel 40-50 seniors and their families through the college search and application process, beginning in the students’ junior year. In addition to the standard professional responsibilities associated with college counseling in an independent school, we will be seeking a team player who possesses strong organizational skills and an attention to detail and is excited to engage in the continued development of a comprehensive college counseling program that meets the needs of the Newman community. Additional duties include coordinating PSAT and pre-ACT test administrations and serving as a faculty advisor to 8-10 upper school students. A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s is preferred. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating the candidate’s particular interest in and qualifications for the position; current résumé; statement of educational philosophy and/or other supporting material (e.g., articles or speeches); names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references (we will obtain permission from the candidate before contacting references.)

Materials should be submitted via the employment page on the school website. Questions may be directed to Steve Soud, Director of College Counseling.


Avenues: The World School
Location: New York, NY
Position:  Dean and College Counselor, Grades 10-12
Start Date: August 2020

THE OPPORTUNITY
Avenues' distinctive academic program makes our graduates uniquely compelling applicants for the most selective post-secondary pursuits. Deans provide individualized support and expertise, helping identify the best fit for students based on their passions and aspirations. A Dean is a leader (also mentor, cheerleader, confidant, and occasional tough-love-giver) who supports students' wellbeing, partners deeply with their families and supports their journey to what's next. Above all, deans build powerful, lasting relationships with students that extend for years during, and then beyond, their time at Avenues.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Foster students' wellbeing, through powerful relationships and mentoring:

  • Advise and guide 80-90 students and their families across grades 10-12. Your students will feel known, mentored and supported; their families will rave about you.
  • Be a key mentor and supporter in the life of each of your students
  • Be a highly effective support system around the diverse challenges students encounter during high school
  • Ensure that Avenues effectively supports each student to thrive, following through with colleagues and families to best support each unique individual
  • Teach, and help refine, an advisory curriculum focused on wellbeing and preparation for postsecondary success

Guide students to well-chosen, great-fit, selective pursuits after high school:

  • Expertly guide the entire college process, leading to students wisely choosing desirable, selective post-secondary pursuits where they'll thrive
  • Ensure students and families feel well informed and prepared for the college process 
  • Anchor the college process in powerful relationships with students and their families

Join a dynamic, collaborative team:

  • Enthusiastically contribute to a deans team dedicated to the wellbeing of Avenues students
  • Be a relentlessly resourceful and collaborative colleague, partnering with faculty, student support, division leaders, and families on students' success, growth and happiness

For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website. 


Western Reserve Academy
Location: Hudson, OH
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020
 

Western Reserve Academy is seeking a Director of College Counseling. For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website. Interested candidates should contact Christine Jensen ([email protected]).


The Westminster Schools
Location: Atlanta, GA
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: August 2020
 

The Associate Director of College Counseling applies one’s professional background in independent school-based college counseling and/or selective college admissions and provides academic planning and support for an assigned group of juniors, seniors, and their families. The individual in this position will join a collaborative and experienced team, consisting of a Director, three Associate Directors, and a full-time administrative assistant, toward delivering a comprehensive college counseling program for a graduating class that averages 195-210 students per year. For Fall 2020, this Associate will serve as an at-large adviser for programs related to the Class of 2021, ahead of the assignment of Juniors (Class of 2022) in November.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing college application process for 40-45 senior and junior students, including writing unique, advocacy-centered recommendation letters; leading parent-student conferences; and providing guidance for all aspects of the college counseling process
  • Planning events, co-hosting 140-180 visiting college representatives, and attending conferences and college tours
  • Serving as a Grade Level Representative to facilitate the advisement of the senior class
  • Staffing 10-15 evening and weekend programs per year (a college fair, mock interview night, Paying for College Night, case studies, on-campus university information sessions and interview days, and various school functions)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree, with preference for a degree in a writing-intensive discipline
  • Minimum of eight years’ experience in selective, recommendation-reliant university admissions and/or college counseling
  • Team player with a positive attitude, proactive approach, and a customer-service mindset
  • Growth mindset with interests in self-development and cultivating leadership
  • Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and a wide variety of constituents
  • Flexible and resilient problem-solver with a demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent planning, prioritization, and organizational skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to anticipate tasks based on the academic calendar
  • Proficiency with essential Web-based platforms, such as Naviance and Google Suite
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion; respect and value the different experiences, ideas, and backgrounds that are brought to the work and school environment
  • Fundamental understanding of and commitment to the School’s culture, mission, and vision; a willingness to serve as an ambassador for the School, both internally and externally
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

Full position overview and link to apply are found on The Westminster Schools' Employment Opportunities page.


Ethical Culture Fieldston School
Location: New York, NY
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020

Who are we?
Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive PreK-12 independent school that has been serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs since 1878. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECFS offers a rich curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co-ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 350 faculty and staff and 1,700 students on two campuses - one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The Upper School, located in the Bronx, is comprised of approximately 600 students and 80 faculty members.

What is essential about working at our school?
The Ethical Culture Fieldston School has a long history of equity and inclusion deeply rooted in our mission and the educational philosophy of our founder, Felix Adler. We embrace the diversity of ancestry, family, identity, culture, and belief and seek a student body and faculty that reflect the pluralism and socio-economic diversity of metropolitan New York. We affirm both our differences and commonalities and strive to balance individuality and community. In keeping with our progressive tradition, we are dedicated to increasing our students’ cultural literacy to help them understand multiple perspectives, and see the world beyond the self.

We expect members of our community to engage in open dialogue about living and learning in a diverse environment inside and outside the classroom. We see this work, with its creative tensions, as a catalyst for individual and collective growth. On a daily basis, we are committed to making this vision of a democratic, pluralistic and progressive school a reality.

The College Office is searching for a full-time Associate Director of College Counseling to start on July 1, 2020. The application deadline is November 8, 2019.

The ideal applicant will believe in the principles of progressive education as defined by John Dewey, Jane Addams, and Felix Adler, Fieldston's founder. The college office has been and will continue to be poised to support and serve a diverse community of students, parents, and faculty in the spirit of equity. This practice of equity is deeply intertwined with the mission and vision of the school.

Fieldston is fortunate to provide resources for students needing financial assistance to visit colleges and prepare for standardized tests with the goal of providing a more equitable college exploration process. The Associate Director will assist with providing each student with a comprehensive college search process that includes: helping families research colleges and plan visiting trips, navigating the financial aid process (if applicable), understanding standardized testing requirements, and helping each student prepare an authentic and accurate college application for submission.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work collaboratively with the College Counseling team and Form Dean
  • Identifying and prioritizing tasks particularly during peak cycles of the college admission process
  • Maintain an unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion as an advocate for every student regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious preference, and physical ability
  • In partnership with the Director of College Counseling, cultivate and maintain relationships with college admission professionals as well as secondary school counselors
  • Lead efforts in data collection for admitted students as well as retention analysis for matriculated students
  • Assist the Director of College Counseling with the coordination of the Junior College Symposium, Financial Aid Evening Programs, and Junior Parent Program
  • Assist the Director of College College Counseling with updating the school profile and college counseling website
  • Write thorough and personal letters of recommendation for assigned students
  • Assist with college research, essay review and interview preparation for each student
  • Guide students and families through course selection and standardized testing options
  • Maintain an accurate knowledge of the financial aid process and assisting with families as needed
  • Effectively advocate for each student along with articulating the mission and curriculum of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School
  • Show resourcefulness and self-reliance in working without constant supervision
  • Guide families through the college process with discernment and empathy
  • A commitment to being knowledgeable regarding current trends in financial aid and college admission
  • Travel to colleges and universities over the summer as well as during the academic year for selected counselor programs
  • Attend and present at local, regional and national conferences 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years as a college counselor in an independent school and/or 3-5 years working at a selective college admission office. Preference will be given to applicants with combined experience in secondary schools and higher educational institutions
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the college admission process and financial aid requirements
  • The ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and remain flexible during a demanding fall and spring application cycle
  • An interest in intellectual inquiry and ease in helping families manage the transition from high school to college
  • Superior writing ability, strong organizational and time management skills
  • Genuine desire to work with high school students and their families
  • Patience, empathy, and a sense of humor are appreciated
  • Understanding and respect for confidentiality are required
  • Exuding a calm center and professionalism in the presence of stress and anxiety
  • Teaching experience is preferred but not required

How To Apply 
To be considered for the above-mentioned position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references to the online employment site by November 8, 2019. Applicants should be prepared to submit three examples of letters of recommendation as well. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020. Please do not email or call the school directly. 

For more information and additional information, please follow this link to our website.
 

EEO Info 
Ethical Culture Fieldston School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ethical Culture Fieldston School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location. 


Worcester Academy
Location: Worcester, MA
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: January 8, 2020

The Director of College Counseling reports directly to the Associate Head of School and oversees all operations and performance of members of the Academy's College Counseling Office, which consists of two full-time Associate/Assistant Directors of College Counseling, and a College Counseling Assistant. For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website.


Cate School
Location: Carpinteria, CA
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 31, 2020

The Director of College Counseling coordinates all efforts on the part of Cate School to guide students through the college selection and application process. Such guidance includes, but is not limited to counseling students and parents about college options, planning standardized testing strategies, developing, with the assistance of the faculty, student recommendations, assisting with all aspects of the financial aid process, and reviewing applications and transcripts.

As an ambassador of the School, the Director of College Counseling has extensive contact with college admissions officers, helping them to understand and appreciate the students and program at Cate. At the same time, the Director will also have the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge of the possibilities available to students at colleges and universities throughout the world. The Director hosts university representatives at Cate in addition to visiting college and university campuses each year.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • oversee the work of the Senior Associate Director of College Counseling, the Sophomore Class College Counselor, and the Office Manager/Testing Coordinator;
  • know and advocate strongly for Cate students, its curriculum, and mission;
  • work with approximately 35-40 counselees each year and guide them through the college search, financial aid and application process;
  • actively cultivate and maintain strong relationships with college admissions officers; 
  • assist counselees with essays and preparation for interviews;
  • coordinate and chaperone the annual East Coast College Tour (March);
  • plan and facilitate parent programming for Family Weekends;
  • report to the Board of Trustees and the faculty;
  • revise the Cate School profile annually;
  • project and manage the College Counseling Office budget;
  • update Cate courses externally (i.e. NCAA Clearinghouse);
  • prepare for and host Case Studies program;
  • write, read and edit 35-40 counselor letters of recommendation;
  • Stay current with college admission trends;
  • pursue on-going professional development by attending conferences and tours; 
  • serve on the Steering Committee, and report directly to the headmaster.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional writer and public speaker.
  • A proven collaborator who can work with all internal and external members of the community.
  • A creative and innovative leader who thinks strategically about ways to improve the college counseling program.

Interested candidates should send a CV and two letters of reference to Jay Dorion, Assistant Headmaster, at [email protected].


Detroit Country Day School
Location: Beverly Hills, MI
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: December 2019

Detroit Country Day School is seeking a new Director of College Counseling. The position will begin in December 2019. Currently, the College Counseling team includes a Director of College Counseling, Associate Director/ AP Coordinator, Assistant Director, Coordinator for Early High School Success and two Administrative Assistants.

The Director of College Counseling leads this team in creating, implementing and overseeing the college counseling program at Detroit Country Day School. As a member of the Upper School Community, the person in this position also works closely with the Headmaster, Chief Academic Officer, Academic Department Chairs and other Departments ensuring positive communication and coordination of information and activities relating to student success. While this position primarily follows the academic school calendar, some work and oversight are required during academic vacations, including summer break.

For full position description or additional information, please follow this link to our website or contact: Anne Sandoval at [email protected].