Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 9:46 PM
Job DescriptionSummary:Our partner school is a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school. They are seeking resumes from qualified candidates interested in a full-time Associate Director of College Counseling position. The ideal candidate will be team-oriented with an interest in working with high school students, their families, college representatives, faculty, and administrators.The principal responsibilities of an Associate Director include:Assisting and advising students and their families as they move through the college research, application, and selection process.Reading, editing, and giving feedback on student essays.Writing letters of recommendation.Maintaining regular communication with students and parents throughout the process.Staying up-to-date on all college related activities and assisting with college communications.Assisting with the coordination and presentation of appropriate informational events for parents.Conferring individually with students about college and career opportunities, high school curriculum choices, and the athletic recruitment process.Advise students about course selections and the course scheduling process.Assisting in the coordination of technological efforts, including the school's website and Naviance system.Helping with the updating of office materials.Engaging actively in the school community, including attending sporting events, performing arts productions, and other student activities.Promoting the school's reputation with colleges by serving as an advocate for students and by attending state and national conferences.Additional attributes include:A detail-oriented approach to work and outstanding communication skills including writing, listening, and public speaking.The energy, patience, and sense of humor necessary to work effectively with high-school students and their families.Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, and the ability to learn additional software such as Naviance.Ideal candidates have at least 5 years of experience in admissions, college counseling or a related field, preferably at both the college and high school levels.An interest in and openness to professional growth and development.A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.A Bachelors degree is required with advanced degrees preferredCompany DescriptionHeadquartered in California with team members nationwide, CalWest specializes in the placement of educators and school leaders throughout the western region of the United States. Over the years, we have excelled in building meaningful relationships with candidates and becoming trusted advisors to the independent school community. By partnering with us, you will experience the degree of time, energy, and personal involvement that we devote to each search.
• Location: Los Angeles
• Post ID: 145531757 losangeles