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
The Bishop's School, Director of College Counseling - CA
Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart - College Counselor - FL
*College Matchpoint, Educational Consultant - Austin, TX
Detroit Country Day School, Associate Director of College Counseling - MI
Eagle Hill School, College Counselor - MA

Francis Parker School, Dean of College Counseling - CA
Garrison Forest School, Director of College Counseling - MD
Hackley School, Associate Director of College Counseling - NY
The Head-Royce School, Associate Director of College Counseling - CA
Holton-Arms School, Associate Director of College Counseling - MD
Kent Denver School, Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling - CO
La Jolla Country Day School, College Counselor - CA
Maclay School, Director of College Counseling & Assistant Director of College Counseling - FL
Metairie Park Country Day School, Associate Director/Director of College Counseling - LA
Phillips Academy, Associate Director of College Counseling - MA
*Premium Prep College Counseling, Vice President & Senior Counselor - NC
*Premium Prep College Counseling, Private College Counselor - NC 

*Shalhevet High School, Director of College Counseling - CA
Shorecrest Preparatory School, Assistant Director of College Counseling - FL
Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, College Counselor - TX
Tabor Academy, Associate Director of College Counseling - MA

*UCEazy - University and College Admissions Made Eazy, College Counselor - Online
University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, College Counselor, High School - IL
University School, Director of College Counseling - OH
*Upper Canada College, Director, University Counselling Office - Toronto, Ontario
Whitefield Academy, Director of College Counseling - GA

*non-member listing


The Bishop's School
Location: La Jolla, CA
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: August 1, 2020

Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, and inclusion. This year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Students of color make up more than 48 percent of the student population and over $3 million is awarded in financial aid annually. 

Summary Description
The Bishop’s School seeks a dynamic, experienced and visionary leader that will oversee all aspects of the college counseling program and office, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. The director of college counseling manages and directs the work of the associate directors, who collaborate on guiding students and parents through college selection, application, and admissions procedures; designing programs and workshops for students and families; conducting outreach and developing relationships with colleges, universities, and other organizations; and reflecting the mission and vision of The Bishop’s School in all efforts.

Desired Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight to 10 years of experience in either college counseling or college admissions are required. 

Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • High emotional intelligence;
  • Ability to collaborate with all school constituencies;
  • Experience creating a strong brand and reputation;
  • Commitment to the School’s high academic standards and first-rate co-curricular programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneously numerous detailed tasks, anticipate and meet deadlines, use time effectively, problem-solve independently;
  • Proficiency with widely used software and school (Blackbaud) and office (SCOIR) specific programs;
  • Ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition, regardless of religious orientation;
  • Ability to travel via air and/or motorized vehicles to attend conferences and visit college campuses;
  • Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic calendar and schedule. 

The Bishop’s School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

To apply and be considered among the first round of applications, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for five professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to [email protected] no later than Friday. April 10.


Holton-Arms School
Location: Bethesda, MD
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020

This position is a 12 month, full-time professional position and will require some weekend and evening events, as well as travel to attend professional conferences, meetings, and college tours. The Associate Director of College Counseling is part of the Upper School office team, whose members are under the direct supervision of the Director of the Upper School. The Associate Director of College Counseling will report to the Director of College Counseling and will work closely in a team that includes: the Director of College Counseling; Upper School Learning Specialist; Upper School Guidance Counselor; Class Deans; and the Registrar. Review of candidates will start on April 1 and continue until a candidate is hired. The position will start on July 1, 2020. 

Professional responsibilities:

  • Creating a warm, responsive relationship with all members of the Holton community, particularly Upper School students and their families.
  • Advising students and families about the research, application, and matriculation phases of the college process.
  • Acknowledging, celebrating and incorporating a student's unique identifiers throughout the college process.
  • Writing compelling and authentic letters of recommendation for students.
  • Monitoring and acquiring knowledge about current trends in the college landscape and alternative post-graduation experiences.
  • Monitoring and acquiring knowledge about current trends in standardized test preparation.
  • Educating and matching counselees with "right fit" merit and need-based scholarships and scholars programs.
  • Collaborating with other faculty and staff to plan the curriculum and implement social-emotional and student programming: Learn Well, Live Well, Lead Well (LW3) in our Seminar class and additional programs.
  • Establishing collegial relationships with college and university admissions offices and their visiting representatives.
  • Maintaining active membership in appropriate professional organizations.
  • Public speaking and/or co-facilitating at college counseling, transition, and financial aid related programming as well as panels throughout the year.
  • Supporting the Director of College Counseling on program design, webpage and database management, communications, college counseling workbook updates, and school/community events.
  • Collaborating effectively and communicating clearly with administrators, teachers, parents, and students.
  • Creating and maintaining appropriate print and digital resources for colleges, visiting representatives and students/families.
  • Serving as an Upper School advisor.
  • Attending all full faculty and Upper School assemblies, meetings and major functions to create touchpoints and familiarity with faculty, students and families.
  • Maintaining social media accounts.
  • Performing other tasks upon the request of the Director of College Counseling and/or Head of School. 

Qualifications of a successful candidate: 

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in College Counseling at a peer independent school or the admissions staff of a college or university. A combination of admissions and college counseling is preferred.
  • A bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Familiarity with frequently used software: Naviance, eDocs, Word, Google, Excel.
  • Familiarity and facility with maintaining statistics related to the college process and creating an electronic database.

Please refer to the Employment section of the Holton-Arms School website found here to apply.


Kent Denver School
Location: Englewood, CO
Position: Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020

Kent Denver School seeks an experienced Assistant/Associate Director of College Counseling for the 2020-2021 school year. The expectation is that the Assistant/Associate Director will be an engaged member of the community and endeavor to understand, participate in, and translate to outside groups the vibrant life of the school. The Assistant/Associate Director will work on a team of other college counselors and in collaboration with other members of the KDS community including students, parents, school faculty, deans, administration, staff, coaches, and college representatives. In addition to counseling responsibilities, the Assistant/Associate Director will have specific job functions and tasks unique to their career expertise.

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


University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
Location: Chicago, IL
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: September 1, 2020

Responsible for administering all aspects of the college search and admissions process. The College Counselor will educate students and parents about college options, the admissions and financial aid processes, current trends, application procedures, and admission testing; provide individual and small group college counseling; consult with parents for the academic, career, and personal success of their children; collaborate and consult with school counselors on developmental issues which impact a student's performance in the classroom; provide educational planning, career development, curricular choices for senior year, and its impact for college planning; meet with students regularly to ensure deadlines are being met; facilitate and meet with college representatives, and serve as the liaison to these representatives and their college admissions offices; build and submit all school documents to colleges and scholarship organizations; write the official Secondary Report and college letter of recommendation for each counselee; cooperate with the High School Principal in compiling the annual school profile; work with the Director's Office to develop quantitative analysis and reports; and maintain the legal and ethical standards as specified for school counselors and college admissions specialists, additionally mindful of those stipulated by the Statement of Principles of Good Practice of the National Association of College Admission Counseling. The College Counselors report to the High School Principal. 

Build deep relationships with students, families, and staff to foster a culture of community. Maintain strong lines of communication with families about student progress, and go above and beyond to support and collaborate closely with teammates in the united pursuit of Lab’s mission. We are looking for team members who will emanate optimism, share feedback to solve problems, reflect on how your actions impact others, and take ownership over creating the culture you want to show up to each day.

Regular Areas of Responsibility:

Collaboration with Family and Student - Maintain confidential files on each student in assigned caseload; conduct and staff information or discussion groups with parents or teachers; meet regularly with all students in caseload; answer all parent communication in a timely and professional manner; write letters of recommendation for students for colleges; liaison with various college admissions offices.

  • Academic Planning - Understand course progressions, pre-requisites, and individual departmental policies as described in the Course of Studies book; ensure that course selections fulfill graduation requirements and meet college admission standards.
  • Faculty and Administrative Support - Participate in confidential group consultation with administrators and Learning and Counseling colleagues, as needed; work collegially with faculty about individual student-related needs and documents; prepare and present an annual report to the Director and the Board of Directors of the Schools.
  • Cooperation with Learning & Counseling Colleagues - Consult with school counselors to clarify and coordinate work with individual students, particularly those who are having academic or personal difficulty; develop, implement, and interpret a needs assessment tool and/or satisfaction survey; accept specially assigned departmental tasks. 
  • Full-time teachers are expected to work a 40-hour week and the required number of days as stipulated in the Faculty Association contract; all teachers are expected to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

Anticipated start date: September 1, 2020 

Competencies: 

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing circumstances and be flexible in work with students.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and parents required.
  • Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues, and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
  • Strong knowledge of course subject matter required.
  • Knowledge of instructional methodologies required.
  • Strong knowledge of child development required.
  • Ability to develop curricula, lesson plans, and assessment tools required.
  • Analytical skills required.
  • Problem-solving skills required.
  • Decision-making skills required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Computational skills required.
  • Creativity required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
  • Ability to use standard productivity software (Microsoft Office, calendar/schedule software, etc.) required.   

Additional Requirements​​ 

Physical Requirements for Teaching Positions: 

  • Ability to move in and around the classroom/building to interact with students, faculty, staff, parents, and other members of the community.
  • Ability to move class-related equipment/tools, as appropriate, around school property
  • When appropriate, the ability to escort children from one classroom to another, in and out of the building during arrival and dismissal, and in an emergency situation.
  • Ability to demonstrate lessons, when appropriate. 

Unit Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree required. 
  • Master's degree strongly preferred. 

Unit Experience: 

  • A minimum of five years of college counseling in secondary school or admission experience in a selective college admission office preferred. 
  • Experience working with a wide range of students with diverse backgrounds such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, learning abilities, class, language and nationality. 

Required Documents:

Cover letter

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


Metairie Park Country Day School
Location: Metairie, LA
Position: Associate Director/Director of College Counseling
Start Date: August 2020

Metairie Park Country Day School seeks an Associate Director/Director of College Counseling who will support a growingly diverse community of students as they navigate their individual college searches, applications, and matriculation processes. The Associate Director/Director of College Counseling is a full-time, 10-month position, reporting to the Director of College Counseling and can anticipate managing the college application process for thirty to forty families per year. A department of two, the Director and Associate Director/Director, work in close collaboration. The ideal candidate will be an effective counselor with a demonstrated interest in and capacity for working with high school students and their families as well as college representatives, faculty, and administrators. Essential skills include centering students in the process, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong public speaking and organizational skills, the ability to have honest and straight forward conversations, and the ability to meet, as well as support students and faculty in meeting deadlines. Expertise in college admission counseling and upper/high school college counseling is essential. Cultural competency, eagerness to collaborate, and respecting sensitive and confidential issues are vital in this role.

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


Premium Prep College Counseling
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Position: Vice President & Senior Counselor
Start Date: ASAP

Premium Prep is an elite college counseling firm providing personal guidance to clients in the US and abroad. We are a rapidly growing company composed of a team of expert counselors who work closely with students and families. We seek highly qualified, motivated candidates for the position of Vice President & Senior Counselor. In addition to having a docket of private clients, this person will become an integral member of the firm’s core leadership, based in Chapel Hill, NC. We are looking for someone devoted to the field and excited to help expand an already thriving enterprise. This is a great opportunity for someone with the right mix of counseling talent, business savvy, and ambition. Salary is between $70,000 and $85,000, depending on experience. Relocation funds available as appropriate. 

Successful candidates must have:

  • Extensive college counseling and/or undergraduate admissions experience; a keen understanding of the complexities of today’s selective college admissions process; strong writing and editing skills; comfort working with clients in-person and remotely; and the willingness to remain exceptionally responsive to client schedules and needs.
  •  Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and managerial skills; the ability to work as part of a team, oversee peers, and handle myriad tasks, including employee reviews, budgets, and client assignments; a proficiency in creating and implementing systems to improve quality and efficiency; and a general knack for thinking strategically about business. 

In addition to these qualifications, the successful candidate will:

  • Be a self-aware, confident, highly organized individual, passionate about helping young people find their voices and chart their futures;
  • Able to strike the perfect mix of meticulousness, sensitivity, and diplomacy, to build trust and rapport while conveying exceptional competence, composure, and control;
  • Have great instincts for managing both peer counselors and a demanding clientele, and the acuity to head off problems before they arise;
  • Know their own strengths and weaknesses, possessing a high degree of professionalism and expertise, while also knowing when to reach out to others for input and advice;
  • Be excited about working for a developing enterprise with the potential for personal and financial growth. 

Premium Prep College Counseling
Location: Telecommute
Position: Private College Counselor
Start Date: ASAP

Premium Prep is an elite college counseling firm providing personal guidance to clients in the US and abroad. We are a rapidly growing company composed of a team of expert counselors who work closely with students and families. We seek highly qualified, motivated candidates for the position of Private College Counselor. This is a great opportunity for either primary or supplemental employment. Counselors can be based anywhere in the country. We are primarily looking for part-time counselors, but we would consider exceptional candidates for full-time. This position could also grow from part- to full-time. Pay is between $150 and $250 per hour, depending on experience. 

Successful candidates must have: extensive experience in high school college counseling (preferably some college admissions experience too); a keen understanding of the complexities of today’s selective college admissions process; excellent interpersonal skills and comfort working with both parents and students; in-depth knowledge and a record of having visited hundreds of colleges across the country; strong writing and editing skills; comfort working with clients in-person and remotely; and the willingness to remain exceptionally responsive to client schedules and needs. 

In addition to these qualifications, our counselors are expected to:

  • Be self-aware, confident, highly organized individuals passionate about helping young people find their voices and chart their futures;
  • Able to strike the perfect mix of meticulousness, sensitivity, and diplomacy, to build trust and rapport while conveying exceptional competence, composure, and control;
  • Have great instincts for managing client anxiety and stress, the ability to deal with a driven and often demanding clientele, and the acuity to head off problems before they arise;
  • Know their own strengths and weaknesses, possessing a high degree of professionalism and expertise, while also knowing when to reach out to others for input and advice;
  • Be of strong character, able to gracefully negotiate complex family dynamics and maintain a strong ethical code;
  • Be excited about working for a small company, with flexible hours and individualized potential for personal and financial growth. 

Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] 


Shorecrest Preparatory School
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Position: Assistant Director of College Counseling
Start Date: June 1, 2020

The ideal candidate will join an energetic office of college counseling professionals and a progressive Upper School faculty. The candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting the college counseling team to develop and execute a comprehensive four-year college counseling program. 

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Providing counsel, support, and assistance to a group of approximately 40 Seniors and their families throughout the college application process;
  • Providing counsel, support, and assistance to approximately 40 Juniors and their families as they begin their college search process (including building a college list for each);
  • Educating the greater Shorecrest community about current trends in higher education through social media, communications, dynamic presentations, events, and programs;
  • Actively participating in professional college counseling and admission professional organizations at the regional, state, and national levels;
  • Maintaining and cultivating relationships with college admission officers across the country, including hosting them during their visit to campus, and;
  • Fulfilling other responsibilities as appropriate for the position. 

Requirements/Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred. Additionally, successful candidates will have three or more years of experience in selective college admissions and/or college counseling at an independent school. He or she will possess an enthusiasm for working with adolescents while displaying exemplary verbal and written communication skills, creativity, flexibility, and a strong work ethic within a fast-paced environment.
The College Counselor position is a non-exempt position that reports to the Director of College Counseling. Competitive compensation will be commensurate with experience and skills. Shorecrest welcomes candidates for admission or employment regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, national or ethnic origin and does not discriminate on the basis or any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to Tiffany Blessing, Director of College Counseling, at [email protected]

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


 Eagle Hill School

Location: Hardwick, MA
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: September 2020

College Counselor
Eagle Hill School in Hardwick, Massachusetts is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced college counselor to join our college counseling team to work closely with our faculty, students and families. Eagle Hill is a co-ed, independent boarding and day school for students who learn differently. With a total enrollment of 220 students in grades 8-12, our “caseloads” and class sizes are small; college counselors have a great opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues and students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Guiding students and their parents through the college search and application process
  • Writing personal recommendation letters for about one-quarter of each senior class
  • Assisting with college counseling sponsored programs, events and workshops
  • Visiting and developing relationships with colleges and universities
  • Teaching college-focused courses to juniors and seniors
  • Taking an active role in the community life of the school
  • Helping organize our annual trip to the national college fair in Springfield
  • Leading our junior class meetings
  • Monitoring and adding to our scholarships database

Required Credentials and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience in college admission and/or independent school college counseling
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills
  • Team player and self-starter who can collaborate effectively and think independently
  • Participate in the full life of the school and build relationships with faculty and students by visiting classes and attending faculty meetings and in-services; being present on campus and at assemblies and forums; and taking part to the extent possible in other school activities and events

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should email a resume, personal statement, and list of references to [email protected]. Eagle Hill School is an equal opportunity employer. 


 Tabor Academy

Location: Marion, MA
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: August 1, 2020

Tabor Academy seeks to hire an Associate Director of College Counseling. We are searching for an engaging and dynamic individual who will add strength to our team of experienced counselors. The successful candidate should have experience working with teenagers and must be willing and able to contribute significantly to the broader life of the school in at least one non-academic area as part of our afternoon program (athletics, performing arts, community service), as well as serving as a Dorm Parent with related duties. Housing is included.

This position is an opportunity to be part of a thoughtful, dedicated, and dynamic college counseling department whose members are committed to the values of an independent boarding school education and have a genuine interest in working to help people navigate an important life transition. 

People of color, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, religious minorities, and members of other historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. 

If you wish to apply, please click on the following link https://www.taboracademy.org/about-us/employment


Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart

Location: Miami, FL
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: August 2020

Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart is sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart and is part of an international network of schools in thirty-four countries. Sacred Heart schools are guided by the educational vision of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat as articulated in the Goals and Criteria.

College counseling at Carrollton is located within the Upper School Office of Academic Resources, and works in partnership with Carrollton’s academic advisors, social-emotional counselor, Upper School Head, and other members of Carrollton’s Academic Leadership Team. Led by the Director of College Counseling, college counselors provide on-going support and communication with both families and college admissions offices. Carrollton has recently expanded its curricular pathways to include Advanced Topics in addition to highly successful AP and IB programs. Carrollton’s college counselors are uniquely positioned to facilitate the success of Carrollton’s current and future academic growth. Candidates who are committed to educational innovation, professional growth, and servant leadership are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates must complete an employment application, and submit a cover letter, writing sample, and resume through Carrollton's Employment Opportunities website. 


La Jolla Country Day School
Location: La Jolla, CA
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: July 1, 2020

La Jolla Country Day School seeks an experienced individual to join our community as a college counselor for the 2020-2021 academic year. The college counselor educates students and their families on the college admission process from selection and application through admission and financial assistance. This individual collaborates with other members of the college counseling team, the student, their teachers, their advisor, and their families in selecting the right college fit, academically and socially.

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


Strake Jesuit College Preparatory

Location: Houston, TX
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: August 1, 2020

Reporting to the Director of College Counseling 

Works with students and families to guide them through the preparation of college plans to help ensure that they make the best college decision for the individual. 

1. Schedule and meet with all seniors within the first 6 weeks of school and all assigned juniors by the first week of December. Then, meet all juniors and seniors at least one time during the second semester. 

2. Attend College-specific Admissions and Scholarship updates and information sessions throughout the year. 

3. Staying professionally current through professional organizations, conferences, and other training; TACAC, NACAC, JHSCCA, CollegeBoard, ACT & the Houston Area Catholic High Schools. 

4. Write comprehensive college counseling letters of recommendation. 

5. Assists students in the selection of appropriate courses according to need, ability and college goals. 

6. Advise the student and family in the creation of a well-balanced list of universities. 

7. Assist in the coordination of university admissions representative visits to Strake Jesuit. 

8. Assists the Director in the planning and execution of all evening programs and college fairs. 

9. Use Naviance for Journal notes and maintain records for assigned students. 

10. Ensures that assigned students are well informed about academic requirements, standardized tests, and resources available on campus. 

11. Teach college readiness courses using curriculum as it pertains to college admissions. 

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


Detroit Country Day School
Location: Beverly Hills, MI
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: April 2020

Detroit Country Day School is seeking an Associate Director of College Counseling with preferred start April 2020. This is a full-time, faculty position that requires participation in occasional evening and weekend events. Currently the College Counseling team includes a Director of College Counseling, Associate Director of College Counseling/AP Coordinator, Assistant Director, Coordinator for Early High School Success, and two Administrative Assistants. 

Responsibilities include counseling and supporting students in the college search and application process, working with students individually and in small groups, building relationships with parents, writing letters of recommendation, providing feedback on applicants’ essays, 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 school community to join our team of experienced and dedicated counselors. Collaboration and teamwork are cornerstones of the College Counseling Office, as well as a commitment to working in a diverse and inclusive school community. A Masters degree and/or 5+ years of comparable experience in college counseling or highly selective admissions is preferred. 

In addition, the ideal candidate will have: 

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; 

Exceptional public speaking, written communication, and listening skills; 

The positive energy, patience, and sense of humor needed to work effectively with high school students and their families, especially during potentially stressful situations; 

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 Detroit Country Day School; 

Interest in, and understanding of, data management and analysis related to college admissions data and trends; 

A knowledge of and/or ability to learn educational and application management platforms such as Canvas, Common Application, and MAIA Learning; 

Excellent responsiveness to all constituencies (students, parents, college representatives, etc.) 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please visit www.dcds.edu/mission/careers to submit a cover letter (addressed to Mr. Josh Greenwald, Director of College Counseling, Detroit Country Day School), a current resume, and two professional references. 


Maclay School
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Position: 2 Positions Available - Director of College Counseling & Assistant Director of College Counseling
Start Date: Summer 2020

Director of College Counseling
Full-time, 12-month position

Maclay School seeks a Director of College Counseling who is collaborative, inspirational, compassionate, and knowledgeable with all aspects of the college search and admission process. This person will work with an Upper School population of approximately 350 students in grades nine through twelve, with an average senior class of approximately 85-90 students. The Director of College Counseling will lead the college search and application process, inspire students to seek a “best fit” college, and collaborate with Upper School teachers and administrators to ensure that our programming remains in the best interest of 21st Century college-bound students.

The Director of College Counseling is an important leader in carrying out the strategic vision outlined by school leadership and will report directly to the Assistant Head of School. The Director’s day-to-day responsibilities will be to supervise an Associate and/or Assistant Director and to oversee the College Counseling Office and its programming.

Responsibilities of the Director of College Counseling include:

  • The development of a comprehensive, well-conceived, and effective four-year college counseling process that will guide students, parents, and advisors through the college admissions process 
  • Craft thoughtful letters of recommendation that capture the talents, personality, and promise of each student, and work with teachers as they also compose such letters for students
  • Conduct 1:1 meetings with students and parents to discuss best-fit college recommendations and help develop preliminary list of colleges/universities to consider
  • Develop and participate in informational programs for students and parents related to the college search process
  • Schedule visits from, college and university admissions representatives, and host such visit to Maclay’s campus
  • Coordinate and supervise the program and calendar of all standardized testing (PSAT, Pre-ACT, SAT, ACT, ACT Subject Tests, etc.), including scheduling test dates, and providing pre and post test advising and review
  • Compile Administrative & Board reports on college counseling

Qualifications of the ideal candidate will include:

  • Knowledge of a broad range of colleges/universities and their academic programs, admission policies, and financial policies and procedures, as well as the desire to maintain a deep knowledge of market trends in higher education
  • Experience with or interest in innovative practices in college counseling with desire to establish a creative, forward-thinking vision for the college counseling experience
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, program planning, technology, presentation, writing, and organizational skills
  • Experience managing and supervising staff
  • Eagerness to be involved in the life of the school community
  • A Bachelors degree, ideally in education or counseling is preferred
  • Several years of prior experience in college admissions and/or college counseling is required

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, the names of three references, along with the completed on-line application at www.maclay.org/employment to Cristy Stout, Executive Assistant to the Head of School at [email protected].  Candidates with college counseling experience should provide a Counselor Letter of Recommendation as the writing sample.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

Assistant Director of College Counseling
Full Time, 12-month position

Maclay School is seeking a collaborative, inspirational, compassionate and knowledgeable colleague to join our College Counseling team. This position reports directly to the Director of College Counseling and provides additional college guidance support to our Upper School students, primarily for the 9th and 10th grades.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Upper School students and parents with advice appropriate for each grade level, individually and in groups, helping them explore interests and identify college or university communities and careers that match the students’ talents and aspirations. Participate in several evening parent meetings each year and advise students on time management, study skills, and the college search process.
  • Coordinate standardized testing (such as the Pre-ACT and PSAT) and interest inventory administration and feedback to younger students.
  • Supervise Duke TIP program with 7th-grade students, staff and parents.
  • Stay knowledgeable about college applications, scholarships, and financial aid processes.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development and maintain positive relationships with colleges.
  • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) for our small International student population (approximately 15 students) in support of the Director of College Counseling, who is the Principal DSO (PDSO).
  • Participate in the full life of the school, build relationships with faculty, students, and parents, and attend school events regularly, to include chaperoning evening and weekend class trip events.
  • Perform other functions as assigned in support of school operations. 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to participating in professional organizations, conferences, and college visits.
  • High degree of empathy and patience combined with a genuine interest to know students
  • Excellent communication skills: active listening, strong writing, and effective speaker
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to respond effectively and timely to needs as they arise
  • Experience managing high expectations and demands from constituents
  • In-depth knowledge of college application and financial aid requirements in addition to experience with the procedures required to access these resources
  • Effective organizational skills including facility with technology (Naviance) and database management (PowerSchool)
  • A lively sense of humor, flexibility, and ability to multi-task
  • Discretion and respect for confidentiality

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required; masters degree preferred.
  • Experience in college counseling and/or admissions at a selective college/university preferred.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be constructed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, the names of three references, along with the completed on-line application at www.maclay.org/employment to Cristy Stout, Executive Assistant to the Head of School at [email protected].  Candidates with college counseling experience should provide a Counselor Letter of Recommendation as the writing sample.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

**It is the policy of Maclay School not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.** 


Francis Parker School

Location: San Diego, CA
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2020

The primary responsibility of the Dean of College Counseling is to support the educational plans for each graduate of the School. Through guidance and advocacy, the Dean of College Counseling assists the students in their endeavors to find colleges and programs that would be appropriate fits for their individual needs and interests. The Dean of College Counseling serves on various campus committees that oversee student interests and the curriculum, and they participate in professional development opportunities that add to their knowledge base and serve the school. The Dean oversees the College Counseling Department including the Directors of College Counseling, the Administrative Assistant, the Testing Coordinator, and the Test Prep Coordinator, and oversees the budget for the department. The Dean of College Counseling serves on the Upper School Leadership Team as well as other working groups as assigned
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Application Process:
A cover letter, resume, transcripts, and completed employment application should be submitted electronically to: [email protected]. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.


Whitefield Academy
Location: Mableton, GA
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: June 1, 2020

The director of college counseling will lead Whitefield in support of a vision that seeks to graduate alumni who are strong academically, well-rounded in athletics and arts, and who are whole-hearted servants and leaders for Jesus Christ. Our graduates are diverse and choose colleges and universities ranging in size, location, and academic offerings. Our director is committed to helping all students find the colleges that are the best fit for their gifts, abilities, and values. The director organizes and administers all aspects of the college search and admissions process for our high school students. To apply and see the full job description, please follow this link to our website.


The Head-Royce School
Location: Oakland, CA
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: April - July 2020

Expected Beginning Date: July 1, 2020; Application Deadline: March 1, 2020 

Head-Royce School, an independent co-educational day school in Oakland, California seeks dynamic and highly qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director of College and Academic Counseling. This is a full-time, 12-month position. 

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include advising and supporting students in all aspects of the college admission process, writing recommendations, working with students individually and in small groups, building relationships with parents, and developing and maintaining relationships with colleges and universities. The Associate Director will help to further develop and run a college counseling program which will support and guide students throughout all four years of high school. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, and a desire to work with a diverse group of students and parents. An advanced degree and a minimum of 5-10 years of experience in selective college admissions and/or college counseling are strongly preferred. 

It is important that candidates possess the flexibility, energy, sense of humor and commitment to teamwork that life in an independent school requires. We seek someone who possesses both an appreciation for adolescents and a collaborative spirit.

Located on a 12-acre campus in Oakland, California, Head-Royce is a pre-eminent, co-educational, independent, K-12 day school with a 131-year history. Our mission is to inspire in our students a lifelong love of learning and pursuit of academic excellence, to promote understanding of and respect for diversity that makes our society strong and to encourage active and responsible global citizenship. Head-Royce enrolls 890 students in the three separate divisions — Lower, Middle and Upper Schools — and provides a dynamic, whole-child education to every student. With our Strategic Plan, Bridge to 2022, the school’s current initiatives include advancing an innovative, student-centered program, promoting an inclusive community, driving deeper civic engagement, sustaining a culture of balance and well-being and carefully stewarding our resources. 

Other Considerations
Compensation: Competitive among comparable schools

Location: Oakland, California Travel: Some travel as required by the position

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree(s) preferred

Start Date: Flexible but no later than July 1, 2020 Website: www.headroyce.org 

To Apply: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter, for the attention of US Head, Carl Thiermann, outlining how they meet the specific requirements, via email to [email protected] with the subject line: Associate Director of College Counseling. 

Head-Royce School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available person in every job. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on age, color, creed, disability, gender, marital status, national origin or ancestry, race, religion, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, a medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.


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


Shalhevet High School
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Position: Director 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.) 

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 Counselor
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.


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]