College Counselor

//College Counselor

Position: Counselor/Guidance

Accepting through: March 29, 2019

State/Province: Florida

Position Description:

The College Counselor reports to the Director of College Counseling in a team-oriented department; practices ethical and professional standards of a college counseling program; and promotes Jesuit values and student success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing direct counseling and guidance to students and families in all grade levels.
  • Writing clear, personalized, and effective letters of recommendation.
  • Assisting students in meeting admissions and financial-aid deadlines.
  • Coordinating group meetings for parents and students, an annual mock application program, college visits, speaker events, and helping students identify summer enrichment programs.
  • Representing the school at conferences and college visit programs, and hosting university representatives on campus.
  • Incorporating technology whenever possible to streamline work and enhance service to students.
  • Participating in informational evenings throughout the school year and coordinating with local colleges to disseminate information on multiple topics.
  • Teaching a college counseling class throughout the year, assisting with administering standardized testing on campus, and performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

·        Bachelor’s degree.

·        Excellent counseling, writing, and communication skills, and good technological proficiency.

·        A minimum of three years of experience in college counseling and/or selective admissions.

Date Needed: August 2019, for the 2019-20 school year.

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