Career Opportunities

Member schools may list open positions on our website. Please complete our form to have a position included here.
Non-member schools or college admission-related organizations interested in a paid listing of a job opening should email Linda Pierre, ACCIS Director of Member Services and Operations. 

Avenues School, Dean of Students, 10-12 grades - Brazil
The American School in London, University Advisor/College Counselor - London
Catlin Gabel School, Associate Director of College Counseling
- OR
Chadwick School, Executive Director of College Counseling - CA
Columbus School for Girls, Director College Counseling - OH
The Episcopal Academy, Associate Director of College Counseling - PA
Flintridge Preparatory School, College Counselor/Assistant Director of College Counseling - CA
Fountain Valley School, Director of College Counseling - CO
Gould Academy, Director of College Counseling and Alumni Success - ME
Jakarta Intercultural School, College Counselor -  Indonesia
Khan Lab School, College Counselor - CA
Ransom Everglades School, Associate or Senior Associate Director of College Counseling - FL
San Francisco University High School, Director of College Counseling - CA
Singapore American School, Dean of College Counseling - Singapore
Trinity Valley School, College Counseling Coordinator/Testing Coordinator - TX
University School of Milwaukee, Associate Director of College Guidance - WI
Webb School of Knoxville, Assistant Director of College Counseling - TN

*non-member listing


Singapore American School

Location: Singapore
Position: Dean of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2023

The Dean of College Counseling is responsible for leading all aspects of the college counseling, college search, and college admissions process in support of students and families. The Dean supervises the members of the College Counseling Department. The Dean serves as the principal liaison with college and university admissions officers as well as with national and regional professional organizations. The Dean serves on the high school leadership team, the course development team, as well as other working groups as assigned. The Dean plays a significant role in leading the college curriculum design process and college and career readiness support in grades 9-12 and in partnership with other divisions.

To view full job description and to apply, click here.


The Episcopal Academy

Location: Newtown Square, PA
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: Immediate or August 2023

The Opportunity

The Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, PA anticipates an opening for an Associate Director of College Counseling to join our collaborative, energetic, six-person team. This position would begin August 1, 2023, but EA is open to candidates available and interested in starting immediately. The Associate Director will work with a portion of each class (typically fewer than 30 students), assisting students and their families through all aspects of the college counseling process, including creating and finalizing college lists, reviewing essays, and writing personalized letters of recommendation. They will also contribute to college counseling classes, workshops, and programs, meet with college representatives visiting EA, and represent the College Counseling Office at school events.

While this is a ten-month position, given the job's demands, some work during the summer is both inevitable and expected.

Who You Are

We think you'll make a strong and immediate contribution to the EA community if you identify with the following:

  • You have experience with college counseling, either as a college counselor or as an admission professional at a selective college or university.
  • You're an expert communicator, adept at connecting with a variety of people.
  • You're a problem-solver by nature, always looking for solutions when a challenge presents itself.
  • You recognize the value and importance of an inclusive college counseling experience, where a student can find the best fit, based on factors that are most important to them.
  • You're keen to be involved in the life of the school beyond college counseling, through athletics and extracurricular activities.
  • You stay up-to-date on the developments and trends in college admission.
  • You're always looking to grow and improve, excited to learn from colleagues, and participate in meaningful professional development opportunities.
  • You recognize that some evening and weekend work and some travel are part of the job.

Who We Are

A school of over 1300 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade, of which 30% identify as students of color, Episcopal takes a holistic approach to educating all students in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in The Stripes, our curriculum is designed to enable students to lead lives of purpose, faith, and integrity. Further supporting that mission is our commitment to building an inclusive community, articulated in our 11 Commitments.

While each employee at Episcopal brings a unique set of competencies and skills to their work, we believe all employees should:

  • Be student-centered, embrace school life and show it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Embody and live The Stripes.
  • Consistently maintain high standards for their own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
  • Demonstrate a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
  • Foster a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
  • Demonstrate a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.

Position term begins: August 1, 2023, but EA is open to candidates available and interested in starting immediately The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion Statement. To view full job description and to apply, click here.


Gould Academy
Location: Bethel, ME
Position: Director of College Counseling and Alumni Success
Start Date: January 1, 2023

The Director of College Counseling and Alumni Success guides the successful planning and implementation of the College Counseling programing and culture at Gould, leads the College Counseling Team, serves as a College Counselor for a reduced group of students and families in pursuit of attaining their higher education goals, and collaborates with the Alumni office in supporting recent graduates of Gould. This twelve-month position reports directly to the Asst. Head of School for Teaching and Learning and works in close partnership with other administrators and faculty. The Director acts as a trusted professional within Gould; informing faculty members, parents, coaches, administrators, board members, and prospective students and families about the current landscape of college admissions, in addition to gap year and career opportunities. They guide various constituents in decision-making that best serves and promotes Gould students and Gould’s college-admissions position. They work to promote Gould through frequent travel to and presentations at national conferences and campus tours.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferable and 5+ years experience in college counseling at an independent school and/or in under-graduate admissions in a higher education institution
  • Expertise with current trends in college admissions
  • Must be self-motivated and have strong decision-making skills, with the ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • High proficiency with SCOIR
  • Expertise in standardized testing including SAT, ACT, AP, and TOEFL

Required Skills

  • Self-starter
  • Detail minded
  • Highly organized
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasker
  • Collaborative
  • Ability to travel
  • Culturally competent with an appreciation for all cultures and backgrounds
  • Appreciation for/comfort with adolescents
  • Google suite proficiency

To view full job description and to apply, click here.


Khan Lab School
Location: Mountain View, CA
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: August 2023

Khan Lab School (KLS) in Mountain View, California is seeking a full-time College Counselor to deliver a personal, comprehensive college counseling program. The College Counselor will work closely with school administrators, faculty, and staff to support KLS students and families, through the college search, application, and decision experience. The Counselor will also coordinate the Applied Learning Program, including Senior Capstone projects, which provide students the opportunity to independently pursue interests in greater depth. They will also develop and run the internship program. We are looking for a team player who has experience in college admission and counseling and is enthusiastic about working with young people and their supporters. Our lab school model requires flexibility, humor and innovation. Salary Range: 90-115K

To view full job description and to apply, click here.


Flintridge Preparatory School
Location: La Canada Flintridge, CA
Position: College Counselor/Assistant Director of College Counseling 
Start Date: August 2023

Flintridge Preparatory School is an independent, co-educational, college-preparatory day school enrolling 530 students in grades 7-12. We seek a college counselor starting in August 2023 for the 2023-24 school year. The college counselor will collaborate with three other members of the counseling team to mentor, guide, advise, and advocate for a class of approximately 110 students and their parents starting in the second semester of junior year through graduation.

Our program focuses on helping each individual student assess their academic and extracurricular strengths and interests, create a balanced college list, submit applications that accurately represent them, and negotiate the college admission landscape. This is done through classes, meetings, and activities that are designed to address each aspect of the college admission process in developmentally appropriate ways.

An ideal candidate will possess strong written and oral communication skills, an ability to work with diverse groups, and a passion for working with young people and their families. We seek a candidate to not only work within the close-knit college counseling team, but to engage with the larger Prep community in many different capacities.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Manage a case load of approximately 35-40 juniors and seniors each through all aspects of the college search and application process. This includes individual meetings with students and parents, creating college research lists, essay writing assistance and editing, standardized test advising, summer program advising, college visit advice
  • Write comprehensive letters for each senior
  • Collaborate with college counseling team to plan, manage, and innovate college counseling program across all four years of high school 
  • Participate in academic advising for select grades
  • Oversee fall college representative visits
  • In collaboration with college counseling team, teach college counseling class
  • Present to groups of students, parents, school community
  • Plan and oversee on campus college counseling events
  • Attend national and regional professional association conferences
  • Participate in college fly-in programs
  • Participate in annual school events including board receptions, overnight retreats, commencement, grade specific events as assigned
  • Cultivate and maintain connections with admission representatives and institutions
  • Serve as an advisor to a small group of students throughout the year
  • Assume other appropriate responsibilities as assigned by director of college counseling and head of school

Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience in college admissions and/or college counseling preferred
  • Willingness to work within a close, collaborative, and fast-paced environment
  • Understands the highly selective college admissions process
  • Exceptional oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of independent school culture and structure
  • Ability to balance many projects simultaneously within an active and dynamic school environment
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficiency with technology, online resources
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Brooke Yoshino at [email protected].

Avenues School
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Position: Dean of Students, 10 -12 grades
Start Date: August 2023

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 all Avenues students' wellbeing
  • Be a relentlessly resourceful and collaborative colleague, partnering with faculty, student support, division leaders, and families on students' success, growth and happiness 

What You'll Bring

If this role is for you, you'll read what's below and feel, "that's me!"

  • You love and respect teenagers. You feel deeply passionate about supporting them to learn, grow and thrive as people
  • You're energized by both dimensions of this work: the holistic support for students and the strategic college counseling
  • You believe that going to college should be about finding a right match for each student
  • You can build deep relationships with high school students and their families, as strong partnerships with families are key to student success
  • You have several years of experience in college counseling and/or admissions
  • You communicate in lucid, compelling ways with a high level of accountability and responsiveness
  • You navigate difficult conversations with grace and empathy
  • You effectively handle multiple priorities in a fast-moving environment

 To view the full job description and to apply, click here.


Trinity Valley School
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Position: College Counseling Coordinator/Testing Coordinator
Start Date: January 1, 2023

The School:
Founded in 1959, and named after the Trinity River, Trinity Valley School is a nonsectarian, PK-12, co-ed, independent school in Fort Worth, Texas. Trinity Valley School is a beautiful, 75-acre, mission-style campus located in southwest Fort Worth. Surrounded by wonderful neighborhoods with easy access to all of the city due to our proximity to the Chisolm Trail Parkway, TVS is an incredible place to work. Our campus has three divisions: Lower (including pre-kindergarten), Middle, and Upper Schools. Each division of TVS creates a positive impact on the larger community.

The Opportunity:
Trinity Valley School is seeking a full-time College Counseling Coordinator/Testing Coordinator to support all the functions of the College Counseling Office and administer standardized exams in the TVS Upper School. The College Counseling Coordinator is responsible for independently managing numerous specialized projects, complex processes, and the daily operation of the College Counseling Office. The coordinator works collaboratively with the College Counseling team in all matters related to the operations of the office, application processing, and coordinating standardized test administration. They will be responsible for coordination and management of the AP, Pre-ACT, SAT, and PSAT exams. They must understand and adhere to all policies and regulations associated with each exam, ensuring the successful administration of each one. Additional tasks include, but are not limited to, creating content and editing communications from the College Counseling Office, preparing documents, event planning, scheduling college visits, and coordinating individual business travel, records and data management, creating reports and keeping current and thorough records. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a diverse environment are essential.

The Counseling Coordinator should possess strong interpersonal skills, provide outstanding customer service, and collaborate effectively with all TVS constituents: students, faculty, staff, parents, and university representatives. The successful incumbent will possess the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage the details of multiple projects and tasks, maintain the confidentiality of all activities within the College Counseling Office, and be able adjust to ever-changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

To see the complete job posting and apply, click here. If you have questions, please reach out to Carrie Skains, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected].


Ransom Everglades School
Location: Coconut Grove, FL
Position: Associate or Senior Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: February 5, 2023

As a member of the College Counseling Office at Ransom Everglades (RE), you will find ambitious students, supportive parents, exceptional faculty, knowledgeable colleagues, and opportunities for professional growth and engagement. A new executive director, with more than two decades of higher education admissions experience, and a director, with extensive experience in high school college counseling offices in the US and abroad, have recently joined the office to lead a reimagining process that will inform parents and elevate RE students in an increasingly competitive national admissions landscape.

To view full job description and to apply, click here.

The American School in London
Location: London, UK
Position: University Advisor/College Counselor
Start Date: January - July 2023

The American School in London is seeking to add a 4th University Advisor to our team. The University Advisor’s primary responsibility is advising, monitoring and guiding 30-40 students (and their parent/guardian(s)) through the post-ASL planning process from halfway through junior year until post-graduation.

In addition, the University Advisor assists the university advising team in presenting the many facets of post-ASL planning throughout the high school, from presentations to field trips, from individual meetings to workshops. The University Advisor is part of the Office of Student Advising team, all of whom are charged with advising students from their transition into high school through post-secondary planning. This is a 4/5 position; the remaining 1/5 will entail classroom teaching or other responsibilities.

To view full job description, click here. You can contact Anne Richardson with any questions. 

Chadwick School
Location: Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
Position: Executive Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2023 or sooner

Chadwick School is eager to welcome an experienced, dynamic, and successful college admission counseling leader to serve as its next Executive Director of College Counseling. Working in partnership with school leaders, the incoming Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to assess Chadwick’s current college counseling philosophy and curriculum, set a bold vision for new goals and approaches, and develop a supportive and robust organizational framework that will set the stage for the next iteration of the college counseling experience at Chadwick.

The school’s campus, unmatched in natural beauty, is just 30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, close to Long Beach, and only 10 minutes from the Beach Cities of the Peninsula, including the resort town of Riviera Village. Part of Los Angeles’ South Bay, the Palos Verdes Peninsula offers numerous outdoor activities, including walks through the South Coast Botanic Garden, whale watching at Point Vicente Park, and hiking at Ryan Park, which includes breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and nearby Santa Catalina Island.

To be successful in this role, the Executive Director of College Counseling must bring a deep record of building strong relationships within an educational community, collaboratively fostering growth and development within a team, and successfully planning and executing strategies that foster positive outcomes while staying true to mission. Candidates should be eager to immerse in a close-knit school community and demonstrate the energy and drive to fully realize Chadwick’s potential, bringing creativity and fresh insight where needed and implementing best practices that will ensure future success for college counseling at Chadwick, both short- and long-term.

Reporting to the Head of School, the Executive Director of College Counseling is responsible for providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship for the college counseling team and will be charged with devising and implementing a structure for the college counseling office and staff built on national best practices and the school’s mission and goals. The College Counseling Office is well-established and well-resourced with an impressive record of success in guiding students to successful outcomes. The college counseling team is experienced, collaborative, student-centered, and committed to the philosophy of promoting fit over rankings. Including the Executive Director, the office is composed of four full time college counselors and two support staff who work with classes that average between 90 and 100 students. Additionally, the Executive Director is a critical member of the school leadership team and is tasked with providing strategic insight and partnership to the Head of School, the senior leadership team, and the Director of the Upper School on all things related to college counseling at Chadwick.

For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications, electronically and in confidence, to:
Ruth Shoemaker Wood, Ph. D., Managing Director
Christopher Bernard, Search Associate
Storbeck Search

[email protected]

To view full job description, click here.


Columbus School for Girls
Location: Columbus, OH
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2023

Columbus School for Girls, the only all-girl, PreK-12 school in Central Ohio, strives to empower girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders. CSG seeks a values and mission aligned Director of College Counseling to begin July 1, 2023. Reporting to the Director of Upper School, the Director of College Counseling is an important academic leader and collaborator.

To review a comprehensive position description and for application information, please click here. Please direct questions to Chris Boyle  or Jennifer Christensen.


University School of Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Position: Associate Director of College Guidance
Start Date: January 3, 2023

University School of Milwaukee seeks an Associate Director of College Counseling to begin January 3, 2023 as part of a collaborative, supportive, inclusive team and school community. The Associate Director reports to the Director, serves in an office of three counselors and one associate, and plays a significant role in cultivating learners, leaders, and citizens. A top Wisconsin school enjoying a national reputation for excellence, University School of Milwaukee serves 1100 students PK-12, 400+ in the Upper School.

For full job description and to apply, click here.


Fountain Valley School
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2023

Fountain Valley School:

Fountain Valley School, a selective boarding and day school, educates 270 students in grades 9–12 on a beautiful 1,100-acre campus in the heart of Colorado Springs, Co. Founded in 1930, the School provides a rigorous, global curriculum in academics, arts, athletics and the outdoors in a diverse community to develop young adults who are courageous, open-minded, self-reliant, curious, and compassionate.

The College Counseling Office at Fountain Valley School seeks to guide students and parents through a thoughtful journey that emphasizes reflection, discovery, and the excitement of the process. Students are eager to engage in a college process where fit and student agency are valued and expected. The ability to establish a genuine rapport with each student and the capacity to individualize the admissions process are essential qualities. This is an important position for the school where the Director is expected to be able to celebrate and communicate the mission, the curriculum, the history and accomplishments of the school.

The Opportunity:

Fountain Valley School seeks experienced and dynamic candidates for the position of Director of College Counseling. Reporting to the Head of School and serving as a member of the Senior Administrative team, candidates should be experienced in the college admissions process and in national trends and be prepared to serve as a leader in and out of the school. The Director must be comfortable and experienced in engaging with a wide range of constituencies: students, teachers, administrators, parents, college representatives, and alumni. The ideal candidate will possess ten or more years of experience working in a selective secondary school, college or university admissions office, committed to building strong, individualized relationships with students and their families, delighted to join an engaged and diverse school community, willing to be a visible presence, and exude empathy, warmth and humor. The Director will lead a team of three including an Associate Director of College Counseling and an Office Manager and will work directly with approximately 30 students per graduating class.

To Apply:

For more information, please visit https://www.fvs.edu/about. To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume to Megan Harlan at [email protected].


San Francisco University High School
Location: San Francisco, CA
Position: Director of College Counseling
Start Date: July 1, 2023

San Francisco University High School seeks a Director of College Counseling to begin July 1, 2023. The Director reports to the Head of Schools, serves on the senior administrative team, and leads an office of four. One of the finest high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, UHS serves 450 students. To review full job description and to apply, click here.


Jakarta Intercultural School
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Position: College Counselor
Start Date: August 2023

Our counseling team is growing! We are looking to hire at least 2 counselors for an August 2023 start date, as we expand from a 6-person to a 7-8 person team.

A few things not in the job description you might find helpful:

  • Established in 1951, JIS is the oldest and largest independent school in Indonesia
  • We have roughly 850 students from 50+ countries in the high school
  • We offer 30+ IB courses, 20+ AP courses, and 100+ courses our faculty have thoughtfully and collaboratively designed
  • The class of 2022 matriculated to universities in 15+ countries. You don't need to be an expert in every country's higher education system, but a willingness to learn and grow your knowledge base is critical!
  • Our campus is a lush, calming sanctuary amidst the hustle and bustle of Jakarta
  • Bali is a 90-minute flight away. It is a popular weekend trip for faculty!
  • To obtain an Indonesian work visa, you need to have a master's degree and at least 5 years of counseling experience
To review the full job description, click here. If you have questions, please contact Joe Tavares (Head of Department).

Webb School of Knoxville
Location: Knoxville, TX
Position: Assistant Director of College Counseling
Start Date: November 2022 or January 2023

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist and cooperate with the Director of College Counseling to design and implement a program that offers individual guidance, group meetings, evening events, and virtual programming to guide students as they search for, apply to, and enroll in college.
  • Hold individual, family, and grade level meetings with students to assist them in researching colleges, completing applications, and making enrollment decisions.
  • Offer regular group meetings that cover college counseling topics including building an appropriate list of colleges, completing applications, considering college costs, essay writing, standardized testing, and other relevant matters.
  • Coordinate family programming that keeps parents appropriately informed of college counseling topics. Communicate regularly with families as appropriate throughout high school to educate and support them on the college admission process.
  • Stay informed about and connected with colleges and universities, including their application and admission processes and policies. Supervise the coordination of college admission representative visits.
  • Stay informed on standardized testing policies and procedures and help advise the school community on this topic.
  • Represent the school in the larger higher education community including attending workshops, conferences, and forums regarding college admission, and visiting college campuses.
  • Advise school administrators and take part in curriculum conversations as they relate to college admission.

To view job description, click here. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to: Matthew Macdonald, Head of Upper School, [email protected]

In addition, interested candidates planning to attend this year’s NACAC Conference in Houston, Texas scheduled for September 22-24 should include that information when submitting your cover letter and resume. Webb School’s Director of College Counseling, Dr. Mark Seamon, will be attendance and available to meet with interested candidates.


Catlin Gabel School
Location: Portland, OR
Position: Associate Director of College Counseling
Start Date: Spring 2023

Catlin Gabel School in Portland, OR seeks an experienced college counseling professional to join our College Counseling team in 2023. Guided by the school’s values, our college counseling process encourages students to take ownership of the college search with support from their family and college counselors. Our college counselors assist students at each stage and educate the school community on colleges, application standards, trends, and alternative post-graduate opportunities, work with families as they consider college costs and funding sources, and build relationships with colleges on behalf of the school. We celebrate the diversity of our students and their multifaceted goals.

The college counselor will participate in and help shape all activities required to advance a forward-thinking college counseling program that is grounded in the school's educational mission and progressive philosophy; provide individual guidance to 35-40 students in each graduating class as well as group programming in grades 9-12;​ and maintain a dialogue with college admission officers at a wide array of colleges. The successful applicant will communicate exceptionally, balance competing tasks graciously and engage openly in the Catlin Gabel community. Above all, they will listen and connect skillfully and compassionately with adolescents and their families.

They will have an understanding of the value of an inclusive, progressive educational philosophy and will display a strong connection with and appreciation for teenagers and their families. Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of college admission experience, either as a secondary school college counselor or in a college admission office, and experience working with adolescents.

To view the full job description and to apply, click here.